Wisconsin Physicians CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin Medical Examining Board accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME-accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Continuing Education Requirement

MDs and DOs are required 30 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ every two years. Physicians authorized to prescribe controlled substances are required a minimum of 2 hours every two years related to prescribing opioids and other controlled substances.

Beginning with DEA initial registrations or renewals starting June 27, 2023, all DEA-registered practitioners (with the exception of DVM-only license holders) are required 8 hours on treating and managing patients with opioid or other substance use disorders, including the appropriate clinical use of all FDA-approved drugs for the treatment of a substance use disorder, one-time only.

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For More Information

Please contact the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board at (608) 266-2112 or (877) 617-1565, or refer to https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Professions/Physician/Default.aspx and https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/med/13.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.