Nebraska Physicians CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Nebraska 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 Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Regulation and Licensure Regulatory Affairs accept courses from any provider who is ACCME-accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Continuing Education Requirement

Attention Nebraska Physicians: On March 15, 2022, Governor Pete Ricketts issued Executive Order 22-02, extending provisions of Executive Order 21-12 and 21-15, including suspension of continuing competency/continuing education requirements for certain licenses. Executive Order 22-02 expires on September 30, 2022. For more information, please visit https://dhhs.ne.gov/licensure/Pages/Medicine-and-Surgery.aspx.

MDs and DOs are required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ every two years.

Beginning with renewals on or after October 1, 2018, licensees who prescribe controlled substances must complete at least 3 hours on prescribing opiates, which may include, but is not limited to, education regarding prescribing and administering opiates, the risks and indicators regarding development of addiction to opiates, and emergency opiate situations. One half-hour of the 3 hours must cover the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) described in sections 71-2454 to 71-2456 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes.

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For More Information

Please contact the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Regulation and Licensure Regulatory Affairs at (402) 471-2118, or refer to https://dhhs.ne.gov/licensure/Pages/Medicine-and-Surgery.aspx for additional information regarding your continuing education.