Nebraska physicians are required to adhere to Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements established by the Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery. These requirements ensure that healthcare professionals maintain and enhance their knowledge and skills to provide optimal patient care. Physicians must obtain a specified number of CME credits within a designated period to fulfill licensure obligations. The CME certification requirement in Nebraska may vary based on the type of medical license and specialty. Physicians should actively seek accredited CME opportunities that align with their practice areas to stay informed about the latest medical advancements. It is essential to stay updated on any changes in CME requirements by regularly checking the Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery's official website or contacting the board directly. Compliance with these regulations reflects a commitment to the continuous improvement of healthcare delivery in Nebraska.


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

Credit amount: 50 hours of Category 1 CME per licensure cycle.
CME/Year: 50
Hours/Year: 25
Licensure cycle: 2 years
Equivalent Certificates: AMA PRA, AOA
Topics: Required to complete at least 3 hours of controlled substance prescribing CME each licensure cycle, of which .5 hours shall cover PDMPs.

Learn about Nebraska’s governing bodies for CME

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - Medicine and Surgery is Nebraska’s governing body for CME and medical license requirements.

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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