Vermont License Requirements

The Vermont Board of Medical Practice’s CME rules for re-licensure include a general requirement for 30 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 TMnbsp;credits during each licensure cycle. This includes one credit for hospice, palliative care and pain management services, as well as one credit on prescribing controlled substances. The current two year cycle ends on November 30, 2016. The next cycle will run from December 1, 2016 through November 30, 2018. 

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Upcoming CME Events Offering Credit Toward These Requirements:

Cannabis Science and Medicine

October 31, 2016 - October 31, 2018
Contact: Matt Sayre
Prescribing Controlled Substances: 2 credits
Hospice Palliative Care, Pain Management: 1.5 credits


43rd Annual Family Medicine Review Course

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center

10:30-11:30 a.m. Palliative Care Primer - Patricia G. Whitney, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, UVM; Hospice and Palliative Care Physician, UVM Medical Center. 

This talk has been approved for 1 credit in Hospice, Palliative Care and Pain Management.

1:30-3:00 p.m. My Patient is on Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder: NOW WHAT? Practice Pearls for Managing this Chronic Condition

John R. Brooklyn, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Medicine and Psychiatry, UVM; Attending Physician, Community Health Centers of Burlington; Medical Director of the Chittenden Clinic of Howard Center and Medical Director of BAART Behavioral Services of Northern Vermont

This talk has been approved for 1.5 credits in Prescribing Controlled Substances.

2017 Transforming Primary Care and Behavioral Health Conference

The Essex in Essex, Vermont

Thursday, September 14, 2017
2:45-3:30 p.m. The UVM Medical Center Addiction Treatment Program - Sanchit Maruti, MD
This talk has been approved for .75 credits in Prescribing Controlled Substances.

3:30--4:15 p.m. Office-Based Opioid Treatment Implementation at UVM Medical Center: Seamless Integration - Melisa Gibson, MD; Clara Keegan, MD; John King, MD; Sanchit Maruti, MD; Savannah Solomon, RN; Jessica Webster, MA, LADC
This talk has been approved for .75 credits in Prescribing Controlled Substances.

Friday, September 15, 2017
9:00-9:45 a.m. Benzos, Opioids and Stimulants: Cognitive and Behavioral Approaches to Enhance Effectiveness and Safety of Controlled Substance Prescribing- Richard Pinckney, MD
This talk has been approved for .75 credits in Prescribing Controlled Substances.