New Jersey CME Requirements

New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners

At a Glance

100 total hours every 2 years

1 CME credit on opioid prescribing, alternatives to opioids for managing pain, risk and signs of opioid abuse, addiction, and diversion.
6 Cultural Competency CME.
40 AMA Category 1 Credits.

The New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners requires 100 CME hours every two years, of which 40 must be AMA Category 1 credits and a maximum of 60 can be Category 2 credits. 1 credit related to responsible opioid prescribing, alternatives to opioids for managing pain, risk and signs of opioid abuse, addiction, and diversion. A one-time requirement of six accredited (AMA, AOA, AAFP, COPME) credits for cultural competence is to be completed in addition to the 100 hour requirement for physicians licensed before March 24, 2005. These credits may be included if licensed after this date.

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