How to maintain your license and board certification in Georgia
Georgia Composite Medical Board (GCMB) CME Requirements
Annual State CME Requirements for Georgia 40 total hours every 2 years ✔ 40 CME (any).
Georgia physicians are required to complete twenty hours per year of Continuing Medical Education (CME) Units, or 40 hours over the two
year validation period of the license.
“Effective January 1, 2018, every physician not subject to Rule 360-15-.01(3) who maintains an active DEA certificate and prescribes controlled substances, except those holding a residency training permit, shall complete at least one time three or more hours of AMA/AOA PRA Category 1 CME that is designed specifically to address controlled substance prescribing practices. The controlled substance prescribing CME shall include instruction on controlled substance prescribing guidelines, recognizing signs of the abuse or misuse of controlled substances, and controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management. Any controlled substances prescribing guidelines coursework taken within two years of [the physician’s] last renewal will count toward this requirement. Completion of this requirement may count as three hours toward the CME requirement for license renewal.”
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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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.
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