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

Attention Louisiana Physicians: General CME requirements and CME audits will be temporarily suspended for 2020. However, this does not apply to the 3 hours of required CME on controlled dangerous substances (CDS) for first time license renewals of authorized prescribers of CDS. For more information, please visit https://www.lsbme.la.gov/content/covid-19-crisis-information.

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.

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For More Information

Please contact the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners at (504) 658-6820 or http://www.lsbme.la.gov/licensure/rules for additional information regarding your continuing education.