How do Medscape CE credits translate to hours that I need for my board? Dawn April 11, 2018 16:25 Updated 1 CE credit or 1 contact hour = 1 hour 0.5 CE credits = 30 minutes Related articles Will my professional licensing board accept Medscape's CME/CE credits? I've earned CME credits. Does Medscape submit them to my licensing board? Where can I locate my CME/CE certificates? Are continuing medical education (CME/CE) courses on Medscape accredited? What is the difference between an LOC certificate and a CE/CME certificate?