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

Credit amount: 30 hours of AMA PRA Category 1™ and/or AOA Category 1 CME credits per licensure cycle.
CME/Year: 30
Hours/Year: 15
Licensure cycle: Biennial
Equivalent Certificates: AMA PRA
Topics: Physicians must complete 2 credit hours of approved CME in the topic of responsible opioid prescription. Physicians who do not hold a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration number to prescribe controlled substances are exempt from this requirement. More than 20 CME credits can be earned in any subject area.

Learn about Wisconsin’s governing bodies for CME

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

“promote economic growth and stability while protecting the citizens of Wisconsin as designated by statute.”

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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