Prescribing CME requirement

In response to a 2015-2016 state budget provision that calls on health care agencies to require controlled substances prescribers to complete education in opioid prescribing, NCMB successfully pursued rule changes to establish a new CME requirement. The requirement applies to physicians and physician assistants who prescribe controlled substances of any kind.

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CME rule changes

CME information and resources

In Person Controlled Substances CME Opportunities

NOTE: Unless otherwise indicated, courses provide one hour of CME


Low Cost (<$100)

December 2018



Online Controlled Substances CME Opportunities (Maintained as a courtesy; Not an exhaustive list)


Low Cost (<$100)

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