North Carolina CME Requirements

How to maintain your license and board certification in North Carolina

North Carolina Medical Board CME Requirements

Annual State CME Requirements for North Carolina
60 total hours every 3 years
✔ 60 Category 1 Credits in Area of Practice
✔ 3 Controlled Substances

60 Hours of Category 1 CME hours over a three-year period. Physicians report completed CME to the Board. As of August 1, 2012, physicians are not required to report any Category 2 CME. Licenses must be renewed every year on the physician's birthday but the CME cycle renews on the physician's birthday of the last year of the cycle.

Three (3) hours of eligible CME on controlled substance prescribing practices during each three year cycle, beginning July 1, 2017.

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