FREE CME Educational Opportunities

Physicians licensed in North Dakota are required by law to complete at least sixty (60) hours of continuing medical education approved by the North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners every three years. The links below provide information on FREE CME opportunities that may be of interest to North Dakota physicians.

CME SOAR Online CME Series * FREE!

SOAR Online is designed to educate health care providers, social workers, public health professionals, and behavioral health professionals on how to identify, treat, and respond appropriately to individuals who are at risk or who have been trafficked. Learn more here.

CME Educational Opportunities * FREE!

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) offers many Online Courses to provide educational credit.
UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences continues to add educational programs. Check back frequently for more updates on Pediatric Mental Health, Palliative Care, POLST, Ethics, Diabetes, Pediatric Mental Health, Geriatrics, COVID-19 and Opioid programs.
Learn more here.

UND CME is offering three new courses addressing the most current information on COVID-19 from diagnosis to treatment and the vaccines:
(Part 1): Initial Evaluation and Management of Possible COVID-19 Patients, presented by Bryan Delage, MD COVID-19 Update
(Part 2): Continuum of COVID treatment and prophylaxis, presented by Paul Mariani, MD
(Part 3): COVID-19 Vaccines at Warp Speed: What You Should Know, presented by Paul Carson, MD.
Courses are available for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and are free to the user. The link to the CME portal is:
If you have difficulty signing on or for additional information contact: Mary Johnson at 701-777-3201 or or Nancy Hostetter at 751-9572 or Learn more here.



Join Dakota Geriatrics every 2nd Tuesday at 12pm CT

Learn about best practices and evidence-based care for your patients through didactic and case presentations:

  • Learn about the key components of the 4Ms Framework:
    • What Matters
    • Medication
    • Mentation
    • Mobility
  • Improve geriatric care for older adults at their location
  • Present your de-identified cases for collaborative discussion and guidance

TeleECHO offers free educational credits for healthcare professionals.



The ND Department of Health Oral Health Program, in partnership with the University of North Dakota and Project ECHO™, feature an eleven-part series focused on improving oral health in North Dakota through services provided by primary care and public health professionals.

Earn FREE CME credit:

Oral Health In Primary Care TeleECHO™

  • FREE continuing education (CME) for medical professionals.
  • Sessions are pre-recorded,  and 45-60 minutes each.
  • Sessions with CME will be freely available online for one-year.

Topics Covered in this Series Include

  • The need to address oral health in primary care settings
  • Completing pediatric dental screens in primary care settings
  • Applying and billing for fluoride varnish application in a health care setting
  • Talking with patients about safe drinking water, community water fluoridation, and oral health in the pediatric and young adult patient
  • Screening for, and discussing, oral health concerns among older adults
  • Importance of discussing and addressing oral health with pregnant persons
  • Providing oral health care for adults who are covered by Medicaid or who are uninsured
  • Preventing use of non-dental facilities for dental care in North Dakota
  • Implementing medical-dental integration in North Dakota
  • Working with patients who are American Indian or Alaska Native: Oral health screening, referral, and education
  • Discussing oral health and prevention strategies with patients in non-dental settings

If you have any questions about this ECHO series, please contact Julie Reiten, Project ECHO Coordinator at

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