Annual State CME Requirements for Florida
40 total hours every 2 years
✔ 40 AMA Approved Credits.
✔ 2 Medical Error (must include information regarding the 5 most mis-diagnosed conditions, in accordance with Rule 64B8-13.005, F.A.C.).
✔ 2 Domestic Violence (Every 3rd Renewal Period).
✔ 1 First-time renewers must also complete (1) hour of HIV/AIDS.
Every physician licensed pursuant to Chapter 458, F.S., shall be required to complete 40 hours of continuing medical education courses approved by the Board in the 24 months preceding each biennial renewal period as established by the Department.
As part of every third biennial renewal licensure period, all licensees shall complete two (2) hours of training in domestic violence.
Upon a licensee’s first renewal of licensure, the licensee must document the completion of one (1) hour of Category I American Medical Association Continuing Medical Education which includes the topics of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
Completion of two hours of continuing medical education relating to prevention of medical errors which includes a study of root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety.
The law from the new controlled substance bill requires the completion of a mandatory ce/cme course by January 31, 2019. The controlled substance prescribing course is separate and apart from the licensure renewal requirements under Florida Statutes 456.
First Biennium Renewal: If you are renewing your license for the first time you are exempt from the general continuing medical education requirements and are only required to complete 2 hours of Medical Error and 1 hour of HIV/AIDS.
View Source: Florida Board of Medicine