California CME Requirements and CME Courses


    BoardVitals Pain Medicine CME Pro Plus w/ Free $2,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card

    Complete your CME and MOC Requirements Online with BoardVitals Online CME + MOC Self-Assessment Activity with up to a Free $2,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card. Answer board-style questions and cases related to your specialty and earn credits fast!

    Key features of BoardVitals Online CME + MOC Self-Assessment Activity include:

    • Thousands of board-style questions and cases with evidence-based explanations for review
    • Aligned with the MOC / Recertification exam content for each specialty board
    • Answer questions to earn credits and correct wrong answers as you go
    • Earn up to 100 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and MOC credits (varies by specialty)
    • Up to 24-month access + a free $2,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card (your choice!)
    • Cost: Varies$1799
    • Credit hours: 45
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Nebraska Medical Center or Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Comprehensive Review of Pain Medicine

    This detailed review covers all aspects of ongoing, effective pain management — including the challenges of opioid therapy — to help you improve clinical outcomes for your patients with pain.

    Topics covered include:
    • Moving Beyond Opioids for Pain Management 
    • Opioids and Pediatric Pain Medicine
    • Suicide and Chronic Pain
    • Palliative Care for Clinicians 
    • Treating Pain in the Addict 

    • Pain Medicine and Psychiatry

    Comprehensive Review of Pain Medicine will help you to better:

    • Identify underlying biologic and psychosocial causes of the opioid crisis and apply CDC guidelines for opioid use in your practice
    • Evaluate therapies and management strategies for patients with back and spine pain or postoperative pain
    • Discuss pain management for older adults, including those at the end of life, as well as addicts and other complicated patients
    • Summarize relevant and current non-narcotic and non-pharmacologic interventions

    Target Audience:
    Anesthesiologists, Neurologists, Psychiatrists, Emergency Physicians, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Doctors, Internists, Family Physicians, Rheumatologists, Dentists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurses.

    • Cost: $1195$837
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Audio CD
  • FREE

    ScientiaCME Pain Management

    ScientiaCME Pain Management has three lectures:

    Pain – Neuropathic
    Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in a Primary Care Setting: Employing Strategies for Appropriate Diagnosis and Improved Patient Outcomes (1 hr CME)
    Therapeutic Updates, Best Practices and Barriers to Care in the Prevention and Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (1 hr CME)

    Pain – Somatic
    Therapeutic Updates, Best Practices, and Barriers to Care in the Treatment of Chronic Pain (1 hr CME)

    In order to get credit from ScientiaCME, you must first establish a username and password.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Pain Management

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 3
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Expiration of CME credit: Two years after release

    BoardVitals Pain Medicine CME Self-Assessment and Board Preparation Program

    BoardVitals Pain Medicine CME Self-Assessment Program
    • Complete your CME requirements with the BoardVitals Pain Medicine CME online self-assessment program.
    • Stay current while earning up to 45 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
    • Access to more than 700 Pain Medicine review questions
    • Answer questions correctly to earn CME credits. Review detailed rationales and correct mistakes as you go
    • Compare your performance in each category against the national average
    • Review for the ABPM and ABA exams while completing annual requirements.
    • Content is written by board-certified specialists and follows both exam blueprints.
    • Earn credits anytime, anywhere from your computer or smartphone

    Target Audience: Pain Medicine specialists meeting CME requirements or preparing for the ABPM and ABA Pain Medicine exam.

    • Cost: $599$539
    • Credit hours: 45
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
  • Improving Outcomes in Chronic Pain

    Improving Outcomes in Chronic Pain will help you to:
    Assess and measure pain and its effects on your patients;
    Choose appropriate therapies for chronic pain;
    Better manage common pain syndromes; and
    Safeguard your practice from drug abuse and diversion.

    • Cost: $25
    • Credit hours: 14.55
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
  • FREE

    Updates in Migraine Headaches: Best practices and Emerging Therapies in Treatment and Prevention

    After viewing Updates in Migraine Headaches, you will be able to:
    • Describe the prevalence of migraine symptoms and the impact that these symptoms have on efficacy of anti-migraine therapy and functional status
    • Describe the sometimes variable manifestations (e.g., incidence and clinical presentation) of migraine headaches, depending on age and sex
    • Recall emerging therapies for the treatment and prevention of chronic migraine headache and anticipate their place in therapy
    • Support team-based learning and communication between all clinicians involved with the care of patients suffering with migraines
    • Given a series of patient cases, diagnosis and treat migraine headaches by employing current treatment guidelines, using evidence-based therapy algorithms, and providing individualized approaches to care

    Target Audiences:
    Healthcare professionals who are: primary care physicians, neurologists, headache specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, OB-GYN specialists, pharmacists, and those who otherwise commonly care for or clinically encounter patients who may experience migraine headache.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: July 20, 2016
    • Expiration of CME credit: July 20, 2018