Massachusetts CME Requirements

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine

At a Glance

50 total hours every 2 years

2 hours of End of Life Care Issues CME
3 Credits in Opioid Education and Pain Management if the physician prescribes controlled substances CME
10 Credits in Risk Management CME
3 Credits in Electronic Health Records CME
2 Credits Per Chapter for Reading the Board’s Regs, 243 CMR 1.00-3.00
50 hours of either Category I or Category II CME
3 hours of pain management CME credits

The Massachusetts Board of Medicine requires that physicians complete 50 CME credits every 2 years. Included in these 50 credits must be 2 Credits in End of Life Care Issues, 3 Credits in Opioid Education and Pain Management if the physician prescribes controlled substances, 10 Credits in Risk Management, 3 Credits in Electronic Health Records, 2 Credits Per Chapter for Reading the Board’s Regs, 243 CMR 1.00-3.00

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