Board certification in Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine, or Radiology.
30 CME hours in the 3 years preceding application (15 of which must be nuclear cardiology specific)
The Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology requires 30 CME hours in the 3 years preceding the application for recertification. Of these hours, a miminum of 15 must be on the subject of Nuclear Cardiology.
2 Safe and Effective Prescribing of Controlled Substances (Only physicians that prescribe substances).
1 Hospice, Palliative Care, or Pain Management.
Every two years, the Vermont Board of Medical Practice requires 30 AMA PRA Category 1 hours. Of these hours, 1 must be in hospice, palliative care, or pain management.
Due to the passage of Act 173, beginning with license renewals due Nov. 2018, all physicians with a DEA number, pending application for a DEA number, or who dispense controlled substances will be required to show they have completed a total of at least 2 hours over the course of the previous 2-year licensing cycle - rather than the current one hour - of continuing education on the topic of prescribing controlled substances.