West Virginia CME Requirements

West Virginia Board of Osteopathy

At a Glance

32 total hours every 2 years

16 AOA Category 1-A or 1-B Credits (Osteopathic).
3 Board Approved Courses (Licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances only).

The West Virginia Board of Osteopathy requires 32 CME hours every two years. Of these hours, 16 must be either AOA-approved Category 1-A or 1-B. Additionally, licensees are required to complete drug diversion training and best practice prescribing of controlled substances training. For licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances, 3 of the 32 hours must be earned through a board-approved course.

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West Virginia Board of Medicine

At a Glance

50 total hours every 2 years

50 Category 1 Credits.
3 Best Practices Prescribing of Controlled Substances and Drug Diversion Training.
30 Hours in Area of Specialty.

The West Virginia Board of Medicine requires 50 Category 1 CME hours every two years. Of these hours, a minimum of 30 must relate to the physician's specialty, and a minimum of 3 hours in board approved hours on the subject of best practices prescribing of controlled substances and drug diversion training. Physicians may count up to 20 hours of medical student teaching/preceptorship in the 50-hour total.

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