Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation & Connecticut CME Requirements
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
At a Glance
300 total hours every 10 years
By the end of year 5
150 Category 1 CME hours (min 8 self-assessment)
By the end of year 10
1 Project Performance Project (years 6-10)
MOC Exam (years 7-10 only)
150 Category 1 CME hours (years 6-10, min 8 self-assessment)
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.
State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
At a Glance
50 total hours every 2 years
1 hour of prescribing controlled substances and pain management every 6 years
50 Hours in Area of Practice.
1 Credit In Various Subjects (see full description) during first renewal and every 6 years (3rd renewal period) after.
The Connecticut Medical Examining Board requires 50 CME hours every two years in the area of the physician's practice. Additionally, during a physician's first renewal period, and once within every six year period after, at least one credit is required in each of the following categories: cultural competency, domestic violence, infectious disease (which includes, but is not limited to, AIDS and HIV), risk management, including, but not limited to, for registration periods beginning on or after October 1, 2015, prescribing controlled substances and pain management, sexual assault, cultural competency, and behavioral health.
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