Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation & North Carolina CME Requirements

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 5

        • 150 Category 1 CME hours (min 8 self-assessment)
        • 1 Practice Performance Project
      • By the end of year 10

        • 150 Category 1 CME hours (years 6-10, min 8 self-assessment)
        • MOC Exam (years 7-10 only)
        • 1 Project Performance Project (years 6-10)

      The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation requires 150 Category 1 credits every 5 years, of which a minimum of 50% must relate to the physician's specialty or subspecialty.
      Physician's with time-limited certificates issued before 2012 must complete 300 credits by the end of the year 10.

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  • North Carolina Medical Board

      • At a Glance

        60 total hours every 3 years

      • 60 Category 1 Credits in Area of Practice.
      • 3 Controlled Substances.

      The North Carolina Medical Board requires 60 Category 1 CME credits in topics relevant to their area of practice. Those holding a residency training license are exempt from this requirement. Physicians are not required to report any Category 2 CME. As of July 1, 2017, every physician who prescribes controlled substances (except those holding a residency training license), shall complete at least three hours of Controlled Substances CME in addition to the 60 Category 1 CME credits.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.