Featured | APR 26, 2017

South Dakota CME Requirements 2017

South Dakota has no specific credit requirements. Tennessee requires 40 credits every 2 years, including 2 hours in controlled substances prescribing. Texas mandates 48 credits every 2 years, with 2 hours in medical ethics and 10 hours in pain management for those in pain clinics.


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MD / DO / PA

Number of Credits Required None

Board Official Website – South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners


Number of Credits Required 40

CME Units Required AMA PRA Category 1™ / AOA Category 1-A / AAFP

Term 2 years

Specialty Credit Requirements

  • 2 hours of CME in controlled substances prescribing

Board Official Website


Number of Credits Required 48

CME Units Required at least 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Term 2 years

Specialty Credit Requirements

  • 2 hours of formal hours involving the study of medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
  • 10 hours of pain management for those who practice in a pain clinic; (For DOs  AOA 1-A).

Board Official Website

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