West Virginia CME Requirements

How to maintain your license and board certification in West Virginia

West Virginia Board of Medicine CME Requirements

State CME Requirements for West Virginia
50 total hours every 2 years
✔ 50 Category 1 Credits
✔ 3 Best Practices Prescribing of Controlled Substances and Drug Diversion Training
✔ 30 Hours in Area of Specialty.

The West Virginia Board of Medicine requires 50 Category 1 CME hours every two years. Of these hours, a minimum of 30 must relate to the physician's specialty, and a minimum of 3 hours in board approved hours on the subject of best practices prescribing of controlled substances and drug diversion training.

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State of Wisconsin Medical Examining Board
Wisconsin State Legislature: Continuing Medical Education for Physicians

West Virginia Board of Osteopathy CME Requirements

State CME Requirements for West Virginia
32 total hours every 2 years
✔ 16 AOA Category 1-A or 1-B Credits (Osteopathic)
✔ 3 Board Approved Courses (Licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances only).

The West Virginia Board of Osteopathy requires 32 CME hours every two years. Of these hours, 16 must be either AOA-approved Category 1-A or 1-B. Additionally, licensees are required to complete drug diversion training and best practice prescribing of controlled substances training. For licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances, 3 of the 32 hours must be earned through a board-approved course.

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State of Wisconsin Medical Examining Board
Wisconsin State Legislature: Continuing Medical Education for Physicians

Earn West Virginia State Required CME Credits


ATTENTION
Some states are beginning to require that CME in certain subjects be earned only through specific Board-approved training programs. Clinicians should verify all information regarding licensure requirements with their state licensing board(s) to ensure that this activity is approved for state required CME credit.
Notice
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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.
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