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Continuing Medical Education (CME)

License Requirements

CME License Requirements

The following information is for your Massachusetts License Initial and/or Renewal Applications.

BORIM Regulations

Required and should be included in your biennial 100 credits of CME.  You must review for at least two hours to receive the mandatory Two (2) credits.

Effective Pain Management

Lowell General Hospital Pain Management CME’s Online

End of Life Care

Lowell General Hospital End of Life Care CME’s Online

Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect

This program is only for new physicians or if you have not completed your ONE TIME MANDATORY Program for licensure.  REMINDER PRINT OFF YOUR CERTIFICATE AT THE END OF PROGRAM, MEDICAL EDUCATION OFFICE DOES NOT KEEP THESE FOR YOU AND THIS DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR CME CREDITS.
51A Online Mandated Reporter Training

Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

Physicians renewing their Massachusetts License are required to attest (one time only) to their proficiency with EHRs.    

You can fulfill this requirement (1) of (4) ways, the list is below:

  1. Participation in a Meaningful Use program as an eligible professional.
  2. Employment with, credentialed to provide patient care at, or in a contractual agreement with an eligible hospital or critical access hospital with a CMS Meaningful Use program.
  3. Participation as either a Participant or an Authorized User in the Massachusetts Health Information Highway.
  4. Completion of three hours of a Category 1 EHR-related CPD course that discusses, at a minimum, the core and menu objectives and the CQMs for Meaningful Use.

Majority of physicians fulfill this requirement with #2 in the list above.  

Lowell General Hospital participates with CMS Meaningful Use Program and if you have Active Privileges at Lowell General Hospital, you have fulfilled this requirement. 

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