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Deadline to meet CME requirements for KY physician licensure is December 31, 2014Jul 18th, 2014
Use the following Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure guidlines to determine the CME credits you must complete by December 31, 2014.
License obtained in or prior to 2012: 60 hours, 30 of which must be Category I
- License obtained in 2013: 40 hours, 20 of which must be Category I
- License obtained in 2014: 20 hours, 10 or which must be Category I
Moreover, if you held a license at between July 20, 2012 and December 31, 2014, you must complete 4.5 hours of Category I credit related to prescribing opiods, addiction disorders, pain management, and using KASPER. These credits must be approved by the Board to meet the requirements of House Bill 1. Here are several Board-approved CME opportunities that meet this requirement:
- Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (3 hours, free)
- Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioids: Assessing Risks, Safe Prescribing (3 hours, free)
- 2014 Kentucky Update for physicians (1-2 hours, $30; 3-6 hours, $50)
- Opioid Addiction: Heroin, Prescription Opioids, and Naloxone Overdose Prevention (0.5 hours, free)
- Substance Abuse in Pregnancy (1-2.25 hours, free)
- 2013 Symposium for Medical Professionals (1-5.25 hours, free)
- The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Addiction (.75-7 hours, free)
Don't forget that you also must complete 2 hours of Board-approved HIV/AIDS education. For a list of courses, click here.
To read more about the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure's CME requirements, click here.
If you need help locating CME opportunities, contact Inspire Medical and we'll be happy to help.
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