Pain Medicine & New Hampshire CME Requirements
By the end of year 10
- 2 Recommendations written by peer physicians
- 300 CME Hours. 150 CME Hours must be specific to pain medicine
- 1 Recertification Exam
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.
- 40 AMA PRA or ACCME Category 1 Credits.
- 3 Opioid CME (Physicians with NDE-DEA License).
At a Glance
100 total hours every 2 years
The New Hampshire State Board of Medicine requires 100 AMA PRA or ACCME CME hours every two years. At least 40 of these credits must be Category 1 credits. The remaining 60 may be a combination of Category 1 and/or Category 2 credits. Physicians with an NDE-DEA license will also need to complete at least 3 hours of board-approved Opioid CME.
Prepare for the ABA and ABPM Pain Medicine Exams while completing 45 Pain Medicine specific Category 1 CME credits.
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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.