Help Center / Can I receive CME credit for volunteer hours?

Yes. Rule 64B15-13.005 allows up to ten (10) CME hours per biennium by performing pro bono medical services to the indigent or to underserved populations or in areas of critical need within the state where the licensee practices. Credit is given on an hour by hour basis.

The following entities are approved for credit under this rule.

  • Department of Health
  • Community and Migrant Health Centers funded under section 330 of the US Public Health Services Act.
  • Volunteer Health Care Provider programs contracted to provided uncompensated care under the provisions of section 766.1115, FS, with the Department of Health.
    VHCP programs can be located here.

Volunteer services provided to an entity not listed above require prior approval from the board in order to receive credit. If you wish to volunteer with an entity other than listed above, contact the board office for instruction.