Continuing average of 1 Participatory Quality Improvement Activity in previous 3 years. (years 4+)
Continual average of 75 CME credits over the 3 previous years (min 25 self-assessment credits) (years 4+)
By the end of year 10
A minimum of 75 AMA Category 1 CME credits is required every three years. At least 25 of these must be Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME). In addition to ABR-prequalified SAMs, the ABR will count all AMA Category 1 CME activities in “enduring materials” (including web-based and print) and “journal-based CME” formats toward the SA-CME requirement. CME products without self-assessment instruments are eligible only for CME credit.
3 hours drug diversion training, best practices regarding prescribing of controlled substances, appropriate treatment for addiction
20 AMA PRA Category 1 CME.
The Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners requires 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits. Practitioners with a Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) license are required to complete at least 3 hours drug diversion training, best practices regarding prescribing of controlled substances, appropriate treatment for addiction, and any other matters pertaining to the prescribing of CDS that are deemed appropriate by the licensing board.
In this online self-assessment activity, you'll test your knowledge with more than 750 Pain Medicine case-style review questions and earn CME credits as you go. Review your responses with detailed, evidence-based rationales with references and earn up to 45 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to meet your career 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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.