Continuing Medical Education

A.R.S. § 32-3248.02 requires all healthcare professionals who hold Drug Enforcement Administration certifications to complete a minimum three hours of continuing medical education (“CME”) in an opioid-related, substance-use disorder related, or addiction related course each renewal cycle as part of the annual continuing education requirement for licensure.

This includes any programs recommended by the Arizona Department of Health Services, Arizona Medical Association, the Arizona Board of Pharmacy, the Board of Osteopathic Examiners or the Arizona Medical Board.

A comprehensive course is