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 CreditsTM during each licensure cycle. This includes a minimum of one credit
for hospice, palliative care, pain management, as well as a minimum of two credits for prescribing controlled substances (required only for licensees who have or have applied for DEA registration).
The current two-year cycle runs from December 1, 2022 through November 30, 2024.
See some offerings listed below that offer credits for these required subjects.
2022 Physician License Renewal Information
Vermont Medical Practice Board CME Tips & Information
Rule Governing the Prescribing of Opioids for Pain
State of Vermont Medical Board Rules on CME, Hospice, Palliative Care, Pain Management credit and Prescribing Controlled Substances
- Hospice, Palliative Care, Pain Management: see Board Rule 22.1.5
- Prescribing Controlled Substances: see Board Rule 22.1.6
Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act
The MATE took effect in June 2023. This act requires new or renewing DEA licensees to have completed a total of at least eight hours of training on opioid or other substance use disorders and the appropriate treatment of pain.
Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act FAQ from the ACCME