State CME Requirements

Pennsylvania CME Requirements 2022

Pennsylvania 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. Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania MD physicians, you’ll need to fulfill the following:

“100 hours every 2 years; 20 hours must be Category 1; 12 hours of patient safety or risk management; 2 hours must be in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements; remaining hours either Category 1 or 2. 2 hours of CME is required on pain management or identification of addiction, as well as 2 hours on practices of prescribing or dispensing opioids within 12 months of initial licensure. Subsequent license renewals require 2 hours of CME on pain management, identification of addiction, or prescribing practices.” – FSMB

  • CME Credits Required: 100
  • Term(Years): 2
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ required: 20
  • Required Topics: 12 credits patient safety or risk management; 2 credits in child abuse recognition and reporting; 2 credits in pain management or the identification of addiction; 2 credits in prescribing or dispensing opioids (For DOs: AOA 1-A).

  • PAIN MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENT: 

Watch more Pain Management videos here.

  • CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES REQUIREMENT:

Watch more Controlled Substances videos here.

For more topics, browse our video library.

For Pennsylvania DO physicians, you’ll need to fulfill the following:

“100 hours every 2 years; 20 hours must be Category 1; 12 hours of patient safety or risk management; 2 hours must be in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements; remaining hours either Category 1 or 2. 2 hours of CME is required on pain management or identification of addiction, as well as 2 hours on practices of prescribing or dispensing opioids within 12 months of initial licensure. Subsequent license renewals require 2 hours of CME on pain management, identification of addiction, or prescribing practices.”

  • CME Credits Required: 100
  • Term(Years): 2
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ required: 20
  • Required Topics: 12 credits patient safety or risk mgmt; 2 credits in child abuse recognition and reporting; 2 credits in pain management or the identification of addiction; 2 credits in prescribing or dispensing opioids (For DOs: AOA 1-A).

  • PAIN MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENT: 

Watch more Pain Management videos here.

  • CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES REQUIREMENT:

Watch more Controlled Substances videos here.

For more topics, browse our video library.

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