California Physicians CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

California Physicians

In support of improving patient care, NetCE is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Medical Board of California accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME-accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

The Osteopathic Medical Board of California accepts courses that are AOA Category 2-B. NetCE courses are considered AOA Category 2-B.

Continuing Education Requirement

MDs are required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ every two years.
Requirements include:

DOs Effective January 1, 2022, osteopathic physicians are required 50 hours every two years, 20 hours of which must be AOA Category 1A or 1B credit, and a maximum 30 hours of which may be AOA Category 2B credit.*
Requirements include:

*NetCE courses are considered Category 2B.

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For More Information

Please contact the Medical Board of California at (800) 633-2322, or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California at (916) 928-8390, or refer to https://www.mbc.ca.gov/Licensing/Physicians-and-Surgeons/Renew/Current-Status/Continuing-Medical-Education.aspx - MDs; or https://www.ombc.ca.gov/licensees/cme.shtml - DOs; for additional information regarding your continuing education.