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Prescriber Continuing Medical Education (CME)

A.R.S. §§ 15-1756 and 32-3248.02 impose obligations on all students attending medical programs in state that make them eligible for DEA registration to complete a minimum three hours of opioid related clinical education hours and on all healthcare professionals who hold an active Drug Enforcement Administration certifications to complete a minimum three hours of opioid-related, substance-use disorder related or addiction related continuing medical education (“CME”) as part of any continuing education requirements for renewal.  The Board will begin requiring its licensees to begin meeting the CME requirement in the 2018-2019 renewal cycle. 

For additional information regarding the Opioid Epidemic Act, please visit the Office of the Governor Doug Ducey www.azgovernor.gov.