State CME Requirements

Massachusetts CME Requirements 2022

Massachusetts MD and DO physicians, you can fulfill your state CME requirements today by watching the GIBLIB videos listed here.
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Each state has its own state CME requirements to fulfill – some depend on the amount of CME you earn, others center more on your educational hours. It can be hard to keep track. Massachusetts requires a lot of CME credits and mandates that you split some of your credits between designated subjects. And trying to keep track of all these requirements may be tedious for you.

For your convenience, we at GIBLIB have curated all your state CME required topics and credits in one blog. Now, you can fulfill some of your CME needs in one place. Review your requirements and watch videos linked below that will fulfill them. Use our easy-to-access resource to make fulfilling your requirements less of a chore.

For both Massachusetts MD and DO physicians,  you’ll need to fulfill the following:

“Effective January 1, 2018, the Board’s CME Pilot Program requires licensees to obtain no fewer than 50 continuing medical education credits. Credits shall be earned from an organization accredited by the ACCME, AOA, AAFP or a state medical society recognized by the ACCME or from material used for point of care. 

The following content-specific CME must be completed: 2 credits in end-of-life issues, as a onetime requirement; 3 credits in opioid education and pain management if the physician prescribes controlled substances; 10 credits in risk management, which may be Category 1 or 2; 2 credits for studying each chapter of the Board’s regulations and these credits may applied to the risk management requirement; 3 credits in electronic health records as required under state law; the child abuse and neglect training required under state law; and the domestic violence and sexual violence training required under state law. 

Licensees may also claim 1 credit for every hour of reading a journal or a point of care resource accessed in the process of delivering patient care or updating clinical knowledge. The Board has expanded experiences that will support Risk Management CMEs to include many topics dealing with physician burnout and wellness.” – FSMB

  • CME Credits Required: 100
  • Term(Years): 2
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ required: 40 (AOA 1-A)
  • Required Topics: 10 credits in risk management, with 2 of those credits in the study of the Board's regulations; 3 credits opioid education and pain management for renewals; 2 credits end-of-life care, 3 credits in Electronic Health Records.

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES REQUIREMENT:

Watch more Controlled Substances videos here.

PAIN MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENT: 

Watch more Pain Management videos here.


END-OF-LIFE CARE REQUIREMENT:

Watch more End-of-Life Care videos here.

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