Iowa CME Requirements

Iowa Board of Medicine

At a Glance

40 total hours every 2 years

40 Category 1 Credits.
2 Category 1 Credits of Chronic Pain Management, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians.
2 Category 1 Credits of End-Of-Life Care, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians.

The Iowa Board of Medicine requires 40 Category 1 CME hours over a 2 year renewal period. If more than 40 hours are accumulated, up to 20 may be carried over. The number of required Category 1 credits is pro-rated for anyone who holds a permanent or administrative medicine license that was issued for fewer than two full years. Physicians who provide primary care to patients are additionally required to complete 2 hours of Category 1 activities for chronic pain management and 2 hours of Category 1 activities for end-of-life care every five years.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.

Ready to Start Earning 2022 CME HOURS?

BoardVitals offers an easy way to complete all of your CME (Continuing Medical Education) requirements for 2022. A single purchase enables you to complete your annual CME requirements for the year. It’s fast and easy.
Learn more.