State acceptance in Maine
Physicians: We are accepted by the ME Board of Medicine because we are accredited by AMA (category 1)
To be eligible to reinstate your license you will have to provide evidence of having actively engaged in the practice of medicine for the 12 months preceding the reinstatement application, or you will have to demonstrate current competency by passing a written examination or other practical demonstration as the Board may prescribe. You will also have to provide evidence of having achieved at least 40 category I CME credits in the prior 24 months.
Nurses: We are accepted in ME because there is no CE requirement
CE’s not required in Maine
Dentists: We are accepted by the ME Board of Dentistry because we are accredited by ADA CERP
Chapter 13: CONTINUING EDUCATION I. GENERAL A. Dentists. Every dentist licensed by the Board shall complete a minimum of forty (40) hours of Board-approved continuing dental education per biennium.
1. The forty (40) hours of continuing dental education may consist entirely of Category 1 credits. However, a licensee/applicant must complete at least 30 hours of Category 1 credits.
II. CONTINUING EDUCATION CATEGORIES A. Category 1 Credits 1. Category 1 Credits Defined: Board-approved Category 1 credits will be awarded for the following: ii. Sponsored or co-sponsored by an organization or institution accredited by: (a) The American Dental Association (ADA) Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA);
Pharmacists: We are accepted by the ME Board of Pharmacy because we are ACPE accredited
§13735. CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION the applicant has participated in not less than 15 hours of approved courses of continuing professional pharmaceutical education as set out in this section.
02 392 Maine Board of Pharmacy Ch. 1-38 Chapter 5: CONTINUING PHARMACY EDUCATION 2. Approved Provider The program or activity is offered by a provider approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education.
A copy of the Life Support Training (CPR) must be enclosed with the application.
EMS workers: Our courses count in ME as acceptable CME
Law, Rules & Functional Position Descriptions Maine EMS Rules, Effective August 19, 2022 §9. CPR CERTIFICATION means successful completion of a Maine EMS approved Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) program, or equivalent.
Tattoo artists: Our bloodborne pathogen course is acceptable in ME
Do I need any special training or certification to operate a tattoo facility? All persons first licensed, and those renewing an existing license, must demonstrate that they have attended a bloodborne pathogen training program given or approved by the Department of Health and Human Services, within the preceding 3 years.
If you prefer sit-down, in-person training for ACLS, we have you covered.
Mid Coast Hospital / 5123 Medical Center Dr Brunswick, ME 04011-2652
Emergency Medical Consultants / 5360 US Route 1 Yarmouth Falmouth, ME 04105-1327
Calais Regional Hospital / 524 Hospital Ln Calais, ME 04619-1329
Eastern CPR Training / 5605 US-1 Scarborough, ME 4074
St. Joseph Hospital / 5294 Center Street Bangor, ME 4401
Total number of locations: 16.
To schedule a session, please see our in-person scheduling page.