Vermont License Requirements

The Vermont Board of Medical Practice’s CMIE 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. 

Please click here for CMIE Rules.

Please click here VT Opioid Rules Summary

Please click here for Frequently Asked Questions.


Upcoming CMIE Events Offering Credit Toward These Requirements

Women's Health and Cancer Conference  

(at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (formerly the Sheraton))

Friday, October 5
10:00-11:00 a.m.    Pain Management and Prescribing Opiates for Cancer Patients - Waqas Jehangir, MD

This talk has been approved for 1.0 credit in Prescribing Controlled Substances

Friday, October 5
3:15 - 4:15 p.m.  Symptom Management for Cancer Patients: Relief from the Effects and Stress of a Serious Illness - Lindsay Gagnon, APRN

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

Cannabis Science and Medicine

October 31, 2016 - October 31, 2018
Contact: Matt Sayre

This talk has been approved for 2 credits Prescribing Controlled Substances: 2 credits
Hospice, Palliative Care, Pain Management: 1.5 credits

Vermont Academic Detaining: Management of Opioids: A Review of the VT Rules

This session highlights the practical aspects of managing patients prescribed opioids in primary care, with a focus on following the new prescribing rules.  This session includes the rules for both prescribing and querying the Vermont Prescription Monitoring System (VPMS).  The topic compares the Centers for Disease Control recommendations for managing opioids with the Vermont rules.

This talk has been approved for 1 credit in Prescribing Controlled Substances

Vermont Academic Detailing: Advanced Management of Opioids

This session focuses on the clinical care of patients prescribed opioids in primary care.  This session includes information about how to safely discontinue opioids in primary care.  The topic reviews the evidence for non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic alternatives to opioids for conditions common in primary care, such as chronic low back pain.

This talk has been approved for 1credit in Prescribing Controlled Substances

OneCare Vermont Interprofessional Grand Rounds Enduring Material

November 27, 2017 - November 30, 2019
Contact: Tawnya Safer

This talk has been approved for 1.5 credits for Hospice, Palliative Care, Pain Management