In Kansas, Continuing Medical Education (CME) is integral to the ongoing professional development of healthcare practitioners, particularly physicians. The state's CME requirements mandate physicians to accrue a specific number of credits within designated timeframes for licensure maintenance. These requirements underscore a commitment to lifelong learning and the highest standards of patient care.Kansas' CME medical requirements encompass a variety of educational activities, including conferences, seminars, and online courses. Physicians in the state actively engage in fulfilling their specific CME obligations, demonstrating their dedication to continuous professional development and staying abreast of medical advancements. The state's CME licensure requirements collectively ensure that healthcare practitioners in Kansas remain well-informed, proficient, and contribute to the delivery of quality healthcare services across the Sunflower State.


Kansas Physician Continuing Medical Education (CME) Requirements for Licensure Registration

Credit amount: 50 hours of CME training per licensure cycle, with a minimum of 20 Category 1 CME hours.
CME/Year: 50
Hours/Year: 50
Licensure cycle: Annual
Equivalent Certificates: AMA PRA, AMA PRA app, ABMS, SMS, GME
Topics: No specific topical requirements. It allows physicians to self-select topics around which they can earn CME and meet licensure requirements.

Learn about Kansas’s governing bodies for CME

The Kansas Board of Medical Examiners and the Medical Licensure Commission of Kansas are Kansas’s governing bodies for CME and medical license requirements. Their mission is to:

“safeguard the public through licensure, education and discipline of those who practice the healing arts in Kansas.”

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.


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