Dist. Columbia Physicians CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Dist. Columbia 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 District of Columbia Board of Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME-accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Continuing Education Requirement

MDs and DOs are required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ every two years, including 2 hours in cultural competency focusing on patients who identify as LGBTQ. At least one continuing education course must include pharmacology education.

Effective January 1, 2021, licensees must complete at least 5 of the 50 required hours for renewal on a topic designated by the Director of the DOH as a public health priority.
Current topics include:

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Please contact the District of Columbia Board of Medicine at (202) 724-4908 or https://dchealth.dc.gov/node/120612 for additional information regarding your continuing education.