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.
Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline
At a Glance
40 total hours every 2 years
40 AMA Category 1 CME or AOA Category 1-A CME.
4 Public Health Needs CME - opioids, pain management, end of life or palliative care
The Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline requires 40 AMA PRA Category 1 or AOA Category 1-A. At least 4 hours of continuing medical education shall be earned on topics of current concern as determined by the director of the Rhode Island Department of Health. Current topics include: Ethics, Risk Management, Opioid pain management / chronic pain management, End of life / palliative care, Antimicrobial Stewardship.
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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.