Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
THE LAW - Mass. Gen. Laws chapter 112, section 2:
“The board shall require that any continuing education requirements necessary for the renewal of a physician's certificate of registration include the 1–time completion of a course of training and education on the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cognitive impairments, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer's disease and dementia; provided, however, that this course requirement shall only apply to physicians who serve adult populations.”
St. 2018, c. 220
This is a One-time requirement.
The requirement is for a minimum of 1.00 CME credit (1 hour)
This is required for renewing licensees only, not initial or limited licensees.
Courses taken in past education or training can satisfy the requirement.
The requirement only applies to physicians who serve adult populations.
The Board of Medicine has waived this requirement until Dec. 31, 2020.
You must complete this requirement by Nov. 7, 2022.
Please see the resources below for additional information and options for eligible courses.