McLaren Health Care
CME Requirements for Physicians

MD Licensing Requirements: Are required 150 hours every three years, 1 of which must be in the area of medical ethics, and a minimum of 3 must be in the area of pain and symptom management and at least 1 of the 3 must include controlled substance prescribing.

DO Licensing Requirements: Are required 150 hours every three years, a maximum 110 of which may be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, and a minimum of 3 must be in pain and symptom management and at least 1 of the 3 must include controlled substance prescribing. In addition, one hour must be earned in medical ethics.

All MDs and DOs have a one-time requirement of training in identifying victims of human trafficking.

A physician seeking a controlled substance license, or who is licensed to prescribe or dispense controlled substances, must complete a one-time training in opioids and controlled substance awareness prior to being issued a controlled substance license.

NEW Beginning June 1, 2022, an applicant for licensure or registration must have completed a minimum of 2 hours of implicit bias training within the 5 years immediately preceding issuance of the license or registration. Additionally, beginning on June 1, 2022, and for every renewal thereafter, an applicant for license or registration renewal must have completed a minimum of 1 hour of implicit bias training for each year of the applicant's license or registration cycle.

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