Louisiana Physicians CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Louisiana 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 Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME-accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. NetCE is an approved provider through CE Broker Provider #50-2405 and will electronically report successful course completions to CE Broker.

Continuing Education Requirement

NetCE is an approved provider through CE Broker Provider #50-2405 and will electronically report successful course completions to CE Broker.

MDs, DOs, and DPMs are required 20 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ each year. Practitioners with a Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) license have a one-time requirement of at least 3 hours of Board-approved continuing education on the best practices for the prescribing of CDS, drug diversion training, appropriate treatment for addiction, and the treatment of chronic pain.

Licensed Midwives are required 30 contact hours every two years.

Medical Psychologists are required 35 hours each year.

Requirements include:

Medical Psychologists obtaining an initial Advanced Practice certification must complete 100 hours relating to the use of medications in the management of patients with psychiatric illnesses.

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Please contact the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners at (504) 568-6820 or refer to http://www.lsbme.la.gov/licensure/rules for additional information regarding your continuing education.