Michigan Physicians CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

MDs are required 150 hours every three years, 1 of which must be in the area of medical ethics, and a minimum of 3 must be in the area of pain and symptom management.

DOs are required 150 hours every three years, a maximum 110 of which may be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, and a minimum of 3 must be in the area of pain and symptom management.

NEW Beginning June 1, 2022, an applicant for licensure or registration must have completed a minimum of 2 hours of implicit bias training within the 5 years immediately preceding issuance of the license or registration. Additionally, beginning on June 1, 2022, and for every renewal thereafter, an applicant for license or registration renewal must have completed a minimum of 1 hour of implicit bias training for each year of the applicant's license or registration cycle.

All MDs and DOs have a one-time requirement of training in identifying victims of human trafficking. Licensees renewing in 2017 must complete training by 2020 renewal; licensees renewing in 2018 must complete by 2021 renewal; and, licensees renewing in 2019 must complete by 2022 renewal. Beginning in 2021, completion of the training is a requirement for initial licensure.

Beginning September 1, 2019, a physician seeking a controlled substance license, or who is licensed to prescribe or dispense controlled substances, must complete a one-time training in opioids and controlled substance awareness prior to being issued a controlled substance license.

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For More Information

Please contact the Michigan Board of Medicine or Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery at (517) 335-0918 or refer to https://www.michigan.gov/documents/Lara/MD_Licensing_Guide_654158_7.pdf - MDs or https://www.michigan.gov/documents/Lara/DO_Licensing_Guide_654139_7.pdf - DOs for additional information regarding your continuing education.

Implicit Bias training: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/Implicit_Bias_FAQs_FINAL_7.22.2021_731300_7.pdf - All Licensees (multiple professions).