Delaware Physician Continuing Medical Education (CME) Requirements for Licensure Registration
Delaware physicians are required to complete 40 hours of CME per licensure cycle. Physicians who are licensed less than 1 year are not required to complete CME. Physicians licensed more than 1 year but less than 2 years, are required to complete 20 hours of CME.
Licensure cycle: 2 years
Equivalent Certificates: AMA PRA app
Topics: Physicians must complete 2 CME credit hours in the areas of controlled substance prescribing practices, treatment of chronic pain or other topics related to the prescribing of controlled substances biennially.
Learn about Delaware’s governing bodies for CME
The Delaware Board of Medical Examiners and the Medical Licensure Commission of Delaware are Delaware’s governing bodies for CME and medical license requirements. Their mission is to:
“promote public health, safety and welfare and to protect the public from the unprofessional, improper, unauthorized or unqualified practice of medicine and certain other healthcare professions”
Additional information can be found on their website
which includes information pertaining to basic requirements, educational requirements, frequently asked questions, requests for license verification, and more.
All information from Federation of State Medical Boards is subjected to change. It should be verified independently.