Pathology & Maine CME Requirements

American Board of Pathology

At a Glance

70 total hours every 2 years

Report Improvement in Medical Practice requirements every 2 years.
By the end of year 2
1 PI/QA Activity and Lab Accredit
70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (min 20 self-assessment)
By the end of year 10
Continuing Certification Examination

The American Board of Pathology requires 70 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits. Eighty percent of required CME must be directly related to the diplomate’s scope of practice. The remainder may be in areas of general relevance to medicine (e.g. ethics, practice management, informatics, etc.)


Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine

At a Glance

40 total hours every 2 years

40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
3 hours on prescribing opioid medications

The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine requires 40 Category I CME hours every two years. Licensees with prescriptive authority are required 3 hours on the prescribing of opioid medication every renewal. Physicians Assistants must obtain a minimum of 100 hours of CME, with at least 40 hours in Category 1. The remaining 60 hours may be either Category 1 or Category 2. Physician Assistants must complete 3 hours of Category 1 credit CME every two years on the prescribing of opioid medication.


Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure

At a Glance

100 total hours every 2 years

40 Osteopathy-related Activity Credits.

The Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure requires 100 CME credits every two years, of which 40 must be approved as osteopathic medical education.



Pathology CME - $889

In this online self-assessment activity, you'll test your knowledge with more than 1000 Dermatology case-style review questions and earn CME credits as you go. Review your responses with detailed, evidence-based rationales with references.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.

Pathology CME

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