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Vermont CME Requirements for Licensure

Vermont License Requirements

The Vermont Board of Medical Practice’s CME rules for re-licensure include a general requirement for 30 hours of AMA PRA Category 1TM credits during each licensure cycle. This includes one credit for hospice, palliative care and pain management services, as well as one credit on prescribing controlled substances. The current two year cycle ends on November 30, 2016. The next cycle will run from December 1, 2016 through November 30, 2018.

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Upcoming CME Events Offering Credit Toward These Requirements:

Chronic Opioid Protocol: Provider Update and Education UVM Medical Group

October 1, 2014-June 30, 2016


Contact: Karen McKnight

Prescribing Controlled Substances: 1 credit


Annual Update on Women's Health Conference - September 7-9, 2016

September 7, 2016

Session: Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy - Speaker: Kelley Saia, MD

Contact: UVM CME

Prescribing Controlled Substances: 1 credit


North Country Hospital - Prescribing Controlled Substances

September 9, 2016

Speaker: Charles MacLean, MD

Contact: Angel Knights

Prescribing Controlled Substances: 1 credit


Transforming Primary Care and Behavioral Health - October 20-21, 2016

October 21, 2016

Session: An Integrated Treatment Model of Medication Assisted Treatment of Narcotics Dependence

Speakers: James Anderson, PhD; Daniel Mullin, PsyD, MPH

Prescribing Controlled Substances: 0.75 credit

Session: Behavioral Management of Chronic Pain: Tools We Can All Use to Transform Care

Speaker: Richard Pinckney, MD, MPH

Contact: UVM CME

Hospice, Palliative Care, Pain Management: 1.5 credits




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