Connecticut CME Requirements

State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health

At a Glance

50 total hours every 2 years

1 hour of prescribing controlled substances and pain management every 6 years
50 Hours in Area of Practice.
1 Credit In Various Subjects (see full description) during first renewal and every 6 years (3rd renewal period) after.

The Connecticut Medical Examining Board requires 50 CME hours every two years in the area of the physician's practice. Additionally, during a physician's first renewal period, and once within every six year period after, at least one credit is required in each of the following categories: cultural competency, domestic violence, infectious disease (which includes, but is not limited to, AIDS and HIV), risk management, including, but not limited to, for registration periods beginning on or after October 1, 2015, prescribing controlled substances and pain management, sexual assault, cultural competency, and behavioral health.

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Continuing Education requirements change often. We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.

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