washington dc cme requirements
Washington Physician Continuing Medical Education (CME) Requirements for Licensure Registration
Credit amount:
  • For MDs, Washington requires 200 CME hours per licensure cycle.
  • For DOs, Washington requires 150 CME hours per licensure cycle.
AMA/ACOG/AAFP/AOA: Not specified
CME/Year: 200
Hours/Year: 50
Licensure cycle: 4 years
Equivalent Certificates: AMA PRA, ABMS, SMS, NSS
Topics: Both MDs and DOs must complete a one-time 6-hour CME regarding suicide prevention during their first full CME reporting period. All physicians who prescribe opioids are required to complete a one-time 1 CME hour on the topic of best practices in the prescribing of opioids during their first full CME reporting period.
Learn about Washington’s governing bodies for CME
The Washington Board of Medical Examiners and the Medical Licensure Commission of Washington are Washington’s governing bodies 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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