New York Physicians CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

New York 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 New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, and State Board for 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 to complete course work or training in infection control at initial licensure and every four years thereafter. In addition, licensees must complete a one-time requirement of 2 hours in child abuse identification and reporting.

Licensees authorized to prescribe controlled substances are required to complete at least 3 hours in pain management, palliative care, and addiction by July 1, 2017, and every three years thereafter.

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For More Information

Please contact the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, and State Board for Medicine at (518) 474-3817. For additional information regarding general continuing education - http://www.op.nysed.gov/title8/part59.htm#ca.
Mandatory infection control training - http://www.op.nysed.gov/training/icmemo.htm,
Mandatory child abuse training- http://www.op.nysed.gov/training/camemo.htm, and
Mandatory prescribers education- http://www.op.nysed.gov/news/advisory-notices.html#nysdoh.