Nuclear Medicine & Florida CME Requirements

  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine

      • At a Glance

      • 1 IMP Activity
      • By the end of year 5

        • 125 AMA Category 1 Credits
        • Minimum 40 self-assessment credits
        • Minimum 87.5 hours on Nuclear Medicine
      • By the end of year 10

        • MOC Exam
        • 125 AMA Category 1 Credits (years 6+)
        • Minimum 87.5 hours on Nuclear Medicine (years 6+)
        • Minimum 40 self-assessment credits (years 6+)

      The American Board of Nuclear Medicine requires 125 AMA Category 1 credits every 5 years, with a minimum average of 25 CME AMA Category 1 Credits per year.
      Of these credits, a minimum of 17.5 must be on the subject of Nuclear Medicine per year, and a minimum of 8 self-assessment credits per year.

      Correlative Imaging, and other subjects that are related to a physician's field of practice, may be counted towards the 17.5 Nuclear Medicine related-activity credits per year requirement.

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  • Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MDs)

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 2 Medical Error (must include information regarding the 5 most mis-diagnosed conditions, in accordance with Rule 64B8-13.005, F.A.C.).
      • 40 AMA Approved Credits.
      • 2 Domestic Violence (Every 3rd Renewal Period).

      The Florida Board of Medicine requires 40 AMA CME credits every 2 years. Of these 40 hours, 2 hours must be on the topic of Medical Error (must include information regarding the 5 most mis-diagnosed conditions, in accordance with Rule 64B8-13.005, F.A.C.). In every third renewal cycle, 2 credits must be on the topic of Domestic Violence. Physicians renewing their license for the first time are exempt from the general Florida CME requirements and instead are required to complete 2 hours of Preventing Medical Errors and 1 hour of HIV/AIDS.

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  • Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance (DOs)

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 20 AOA Category 1-A Credits.
      • 15 AOA or AMA Approved Hours.
      • 5 Live Hours (See License Description).
      • On every third renewal cycle, 2 hours on Domestic Violence.
      • First-time renewers must also complete (1) hour of HIV/AIDS.

      The Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine requires 40 CME hours over a 2 year licensure period. 20 of these credits must be AOA Category 1-A credits. 15 of these credits can be either AOA or AMA credits (of which; only 8 of these may be home study). 5 of these credits must be live. These 5 live credits must consist of (2) Medical Errors, (1) Professional & Medical Ethics, (1) Florida Laws and Rules, and (1) Federal and State Laws re: Controlled Substances.

      Additionally, for every third renewal period, the licensee must complete an additional (2) hours of Domestic Violence.

      Lastly, first-time renewers must also complete (1) hour of HIV/AIDS.

      NOTE- Osteopathic Physicians licensed after July 1 of the second year of the biennium (odd year), are only required to complete the HIV/AIDS, Florida Laws and Rules, Professional & Medical Ethics, Federal & State Laws Related to the Prescribing of Controlled Substances and Prevention of Medical Errors courses.

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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.