California CME Requirements and CME Courses


    BoardVitals Online CME + MOC Pain Medicine Self-Assessment Activity with FREE $1,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card

    Complete your CME and MOC Requirements Online with BoardVitals Online CME + MOC Self-Assessment Activity with FREE $1,000 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 Credits and MOC credits (varies by specialty)
    12-month access + $1,000 Amazon or Apple Gift Card (your choice!)

    • Cost: $1999$1799
    • Credit hours: 100
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Nebraska Medical Center or Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • 20% OFF WITH CODE: CME20

    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$956
    • 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
  • 20% OFF WITH CODE: CME20

    Intensive Update in Pain Management: Cleveland Clinic Specialty Review

    Topics covered by Intensive Update in Pain Management include: Spinal Cord Stimulation, Anatomic Imaging for Pain Evaluation, Cannabinoids for Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Peripheral Nerve Stimulation, Opioid Epidemic, Lumbar Spinal Fusion, Exercise, Sodium Nitrite for Peripheral Neuropathy, 5HT Agonist for Neuropathic Pain and many more.
    Upon completion of Intensive Update in Pain Management, you will be able to:
    Define the role of DRG stimulation within the spectrum of neuromodulation therapies
    Identify patient selection criteria for neuromodulation therapies
    Develop strategies to provide affordable pain care that addresses the economic impact of health care reform
    Recognize pain conditions and symptoms that would trigger patient referral for surgical treatment
    Summarize the role of rheumatologic conditions in chronic pain development and treatment
    List the technical skills needed to perform interventional pain procedures
    Use multidisciplinary and multimodal pain treatments to treat chronic pain conditions
    Apply CDC guidelines to chronic opioid treatment to improve safety and reduce adverse effects associated with their use.

    Target Audience: Practitioners and healthcare professionals who seek to learn the latest developments in pain medicine, including anesthesia providers, interventional pain specialists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, orthopaedic and spine surgeons, neurologists, neurosurgeons, headache specialists, palliative care specialists, primary care physicians, physical therapists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and residents and fellows in training.

    • Cost: $1095$876
    • Credit hours: 20.75
    • CME credits awarded by: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education
    • Format: Online Video or Audio CD, USB
    • Material last updated: April 1, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: March 31, 2019

    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
    • 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