The Office of the Professions: Medicine Requirements

CE: Effective January 1, 1989, Education Law required certain individuals, when applying initially for licensure or a limited permit to provide documentation of having completed two hours of coursework or training regarding the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment. This requirement applies to: Chiropractors, Dental Hygienists, Dentists, Optometrists, Physicians, Podiatrists, Psychologists, and Registered Nurses.

Infection Control Training must be completed every four years after initial licensure.

New York SB 2043 requires physicians renewing a license to submit proof that, within the 3-year period immediately preceding such renewal period, he or she has successfully completed a course or courses of CME in professional medical competency. Further, the commissioner of health shall develop a course of instruction in medical risk management.

Licenses must be renewed every three years.

For more information visit The Office of the Professions: Medicine