Chicago Licensure Renewal

City of Chicago Pharmaceutical Representative Licensure and Continuing Education Renewal

CMR Institute offers courses to satisfy the continuing education requirements mandated by the City of Chicago Ordinance that requires licensing and continuing education for all pharmaceutical sales personnel who must meet specific requirements set by the City of Chicago.

Renewal Period

Those required to be licensed must meet the 5 CEU requirement annually, upon the anniversary of initial licensure, in order to renew the license. Applicants should submit all renewal documents at least 60 days prior to their individual deadline. Please note that pharmaceutical sales personal cannot submit courses submitted during previous renewal periods. To read more about this licensure requirement, access application materials, and understand the CEU requirements, please visit the City of Chicago website.

Approved Courses

The following CMR courses and programs are approved to satisfy the continuing education requirements mandated by the City of Chicago. The cost per course is $75.


  • The Entry of Biosimilars Into The US Market 1 CEU

Cardiovascular System

  • An Introduction to Cardiovascular System 1 CEU
  • Blood Vessels- Arteries, Veins, and Capillaries 1 CEU
  • Circulation and the Heart’s Conduction System 1 CEU
  • The Heart and Its Blood Supply 1 CEU
  • The Lymphatic System 1 CEU
  • Understanding Blood Pressure and Flow 1 CEU


  • Complications of Diabetes 1 CEU
  • Glucose, Metabolism, and Diabetes 1 CEU
  • Types of Diabetes 2 CEUs
  • Clinical Data in Diabetes 2 CEUs

Disease Management

  • Benefits of Disease Management 1 CEU
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines in Disease Management 1 CEU
  • Concepts of Disease Management 1 CEU

Evidence-Based Medicine and Research

  • Essential Elements of Clinical Trials 1 CEU
  • History and Definition of Evidence-Based Medicine 1 CEU
  • The Current Status of Evidence-Based Medicine 1 CEU
  • The Drug Development Process 1 CEU

Human Body and Pathology

  • Basic Body Chemistry 1 CEU
  • Body Defenses 1 CEU
  • Body Tissues 1 CEU
  • Cellular Anatomy 1 CEU
  • Types of Pathology 1 CEU


  • Basic Principles of Drug Actions 1 CEU
  • Pharmacokinetics 2 CEUs


  • Basic Structure of a Pharmacoeconomic Study 1 CEU
  • Benefits of Pharmacoeconomic Research 1 CEU
  • Components of Outcomes Research and Management 1 CEU
  • Pharmacoeconomic Methods of Analyses 1 CEU

Pain Management

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Pain 1 CEU
  • Classification of Pain 1 CEU
  • Pain Management Guidelines 1 CEU

Specialty Drugs

  • An Introduction to Specialty Drugs 2 CEUs
  • Specialty Drug Reimbursement- Impact on Stakeholders 1 CEU

Pending Approval

CMR Institute has submitted several new resources to the City of Chicago for approval. Email and request to receive an update when we receive the new approvals.