The North Carolina Medical Board Requirements

CE: 60 Contact Hours of Category 1 CME hours over a three-year period. Physicians report completed CME to the Board. As of August 1, 2012, physicians are not required to report any Category 2 CME.

  • Three (3) hours of eligible CME on controlled substance prescribing practices during each three year cycle, beginning July 1, 2017.

Licenses must be renewed every year on the physician's birthday but the CME cycle renews on the physician's birthday of the last year of the cycle.

For more information visit The North Carolina Medical Board