Pain Medicine & Delaware CME Requirements
American Board of Pain Medicine ⇱
At a Glance
Note: These requirements are specific to the ABPM. Certification is also available through the ABA, so please check your corresponding board for accurate information. Applicants must complete, on average, 30 hours of Category 1 Continuing Medical Education per year. (For a total of 300 hours over a ten year period). At least 150 of these hours must be specific to pain medicine (algiatry). Clinician must be engaged in Pain Medicine on an ongoing basis (eg in active practice) and must be recommended by two different physicians. Candidates must also complete a re-certification exam.Source
Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline ⇱
At a Glance
40 total hours every 2 years
The Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline requires that a physician must be prepared to supply the Board with proof that he has completed forty (40) hours per registration period of continuing medical education in Category I courses approved by the American Medical Association (AMA) or equivalent courses approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) since the time of the physician's last renewal of his registration. 2 hours must be on controlled substance prescribing practices, treatment of chronic pain, or other topics relating to controlled substances, and 1 hour must be on the Delaware Law pertaining to prescribing and distribution of controlled substances, within the first year of registration.Source
In this online self-assessment activity, you'll test your knowledge with more than 750 Pain Medicine case-style review questions and earn CME credits as you go. Review your responses with detailed, evidence-based rationales with references and earn up to 45 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to meet your career requirements.
In this online self-assessment activity, you'll test your knowledge with more than 700 Addiction Medicine case-style review questions and earn CME credits as you go. Review your responses with detailed, evidence-based rationales with references and earn 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to meet your career requirements.