Cardiology MOC Question Bank and Recertification Prep
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“I believe that your cardiology questions were very instrumental in my passing the recertification examination. The content of your question bank was nearly identical to that of the ABIM test. Your format duplicated the actual exam, which allowed me to practice taking several series of test on a computer screen (which was not like what I did when I took the certifying exam 10 years ago). I would recommend your format to anyone taking a certification or recertification exam in cardiology. ”Keith Johnstone
Key MOC Features
Cardiology MOC Board Review Topics Covered:
- Aorta and PVD
- Congenital Disorders
- Hypertension and Pulmonary
- Pericardial Disease
- Physiology and Biochemistry
- Valvular Disease
- ECG Interpretation and Coding
Lead Editor, Cardiology
Dr. Donald Yankel
Dr. Donald Yakel is one of our editors for Cardiology. He is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology at SIU School of Medicine. He completed his medical school studies at Wake Forest and his Cardiovascular fellowship at UCSF.
ABIM Cardiology MOC Exam Info and Pass Rates
Beginning in 2019, the ABIM started offering the new two year-assessment option for Cardiology called a Knowledge Check-In for physicians to meet their MOC program requirements in lieu of taking the traditional MOC Exam.
The First-Time Taker Pass Rate for the 2018 Cardiology MOC Exam was 90%.
What topics are covered on the ABIM Cardiology MOC Exam and Knowledge Check-In assessment?
The BoardVitals Cardiology MOC question bank follows the ABIM Cardiovascular Disease MOC Exam Blueprint as follows:
- Arrhythmias 16%
- Coronary Artery Disease 23%
- Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy 19%
- Valvular Disease 14%
- Pericardial Disease 3%
- Congenital Heart Disease 3%
- Vascular Diseases 5%
- Systemic Hypertension and Hypotension 8%
- Pulmonary Circulation Disorders 4%
- Systemic Disorders Affecting the Circulatory System 5%
The BoardVitals Cardiology MOC question bank also targets the AOBIM OCC continuous certification exam. Additional resources may be available via the ACC.
How many questions are on the ABIM Cardiology MOC Exam?
The exam is comprised of 220 multiple choice questions (MCQ) in single best answer format. Of the 220 questions, 50 are new questions that will not count towards the candidate's score. The exam will take approximately 10 hours which is divided into four sessions. Each session contains up to 60 questions.
To familiarize yourself with ABIM exam question format, we recommend reviewing the ABIM's Cardiovascular Disease Certification exam tutorials.
How many questions are on the ABIM Cardiology Knowledge Check-In Assessment?
The Knowledge Check-In Assessment is made up of approximately 90 single-best-answer multiple-choice questions divided into two sessions. It takes about 3 hours to complete.
Stated Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Make a diagnosis
- Order and interpret results
- Assess risk, determine prognosis, and apply principles from epidemiologic studies
- Describe the underlying pathophysiology of disease and basic science knowledge
How do I earn Cardiology CME Credits?
- Check your state requirements for CME where you practice.
- Purchase the Cardiology Question Bank with optional CME Certificate Add-on.
- Answer questions with at least 70% accuracy (you may correct answers as you go).
- Redeem and submit the form and evaluation.
- Print your PDF certificate of completion.
*Please Note: Non-MOC hours (CME only) are self-reported. Please follow the instructions given by your board to report your CME hours. Members of the ABIM must log into their website to submit the number of hours stated on the certificate.
For full steps, view our Support Page on Redeeming CME Hours.
AccreditationsThe University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 65 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Further Cardiology CME info found here.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 65 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.