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Office of Continuing Medical Education


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Office of Continuing Medical Education 




Mandatory Continuing Education Requirements for Mental Health Practitioners

The Board of Regents has approved regulations to implement the mandatory continuing education (CE) requirement for licensed mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, creative arts therapists and psychoanalysts, effective January 1, 2017. The approved regulations are posted Continuing Education for Licensed Social Workers

  New York State Department of Health Mandatory Prescriber EducationPursuant to Public Health Law §3309-a(3),

prescribers licensed under Title 8 of the Education Law in New York to treat humans and who have a DEA registration number to prescribe controlled substances, as well as medical residents who prescribe controlled substances under a facility DEA registration number, are required to complete at least three (3) hours of course work or training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction by July 1, 2017, and once every three (3) years thereafter. 

CME Supplemental training

Managing Pain and Opioid Use: An Educational Program on Compliance with NYS Prescribing Laws

Other CME Programs

 Acupuncture for Physicians
Registration Open for October 2021 Session!




To learn more about CME related topics visit › | | | | AAMC Continuing Education/Performance Improvement

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