The Florida Board of Medicine Requirements

CE: 40 Hours of continuing medical education courses approved by the Board in the 24 months preceding each biennial renewal period as established by the Department. (64B8-13 License Renewal and Reactivation; Continuing Education)

Specific course requirements:

  • First renewal, one (1) hour of Category 1 AMA CME in HIV/AIDS. 64B8-13.005(b)
  • Every third biennial renewal, two (2) hours of Category 1 or II AMA CME in domestic violence. 64B8-13.005(a)
  • Initial application and every biennial renewal, two (2) hours of Category 1 or II AMA CME in medical errors. The course must include information relating to the five most mis-diagnosed conditions during the previous biennium, as determined by the Board. While wrong site/wrong procedure surgery continues to be the most common basis for quality of care violations, the following areas have been determined as the five most mis-diagnosed conditions: cancer related conditions; surgery complications; respiratory related conditions; OB/GYN related conditions; cardiology related conditions. (rule updated 2/26/2018) 64B8-13.005(c)
 
Licenses must be renewed every two years.
Group 1 – current license will expire at midnight, Eastern Time, January 31, even years.
Group 2 – current license will expire at midnight, Eastern Time, January 31, odd years.
 

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