Preventive Medicine & West Virginia CME Requirements

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 3

        • 30 Self Assessment Activity hours
        • 45 Category 1 ACCME hours
      • By the end of year 6

        • 30 Self Assessment Activity hours
        • 45 Category 1 ACCME hours
      • By the end of year 9

        • 30 Self Assessment Activity hours
        • 45 Category 1 ACCME hours
      • By the end of year 10

        • A total of 100 Self Assessment Activity hours (years 1-10)
        • A total of 100 Category 1 ACCME hours (years 1-10)
        • MOC Exam (years 7-10 only)
        • 1 Practice Performance Assessment

      The American Board of Preventative Medicine requires 30 hours of ABPM-approved LLSA/MOC activities and 45 hours of other Category 1 ACCME approved CME activites.
      Of these hours, a minimum of 100 hours must be ABPM-approved Lifelong Learning and Self Assessment activities.

      Source

  • West Virginia Board of Medicine

      • At a Glance

        50 total hours every 2 years

      • 50 Category 1 Credits.
      • 3 Best Practices Prescribing of Controlled Substances and Drug Diversion Training.
      • 30 Hours in Area of Specialty.

      The West Virginia Board of Medicine requires 50 Category 1 CME hours every two years. Of these hours, a minimum of 30 must relate to the physician's specialty, and a minimum of 3 hours in board approved hours on the subject of best practices prescribing of controlled substances and drug diversion training.

      Source

  • West Virginia Board of Osteopathy

      • At a Glance

        32 total hours every 2 years

      • 16 AOA Category 1-A or 1-B Credits (Osteopathic).
      • 3 Board Approved Courses (Licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances only).

      The West Virginia Board of Osteopathy requires 32 CME hours every two years. Of these hours, 16 must be either AOA-approved Category 1-A or 1-B. Additionally, licensees are required to complete drug diversion training and best practice prescribing of controlled substances training. For licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances, 3 of the 32 hours must be earned through a board-approved course.

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Resources

    Pain Medicine Question Bank CME - $599

    Prepare for the ABA and ABPM Pain Medicine Exams while completing 45 Pain Medicine specific Category 1 CME credits.

    Preventive Medicine CME - $599

    Complete your annual Preventive Medicine CME requirements with this online CME self-assessment activity from BoardVitals. Stay up to date on Preventive Medicine topics while simultaneously earning up to 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 40 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.

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.