Cardiology MOC Question Bank and Recertification Prep
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- Customize practice tests by subject
- Track your progress with advanced analytics and reports
- Timed option to simulate real test conditions
- Compare your progress against the national average
“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 Cardiology MOC Board Review Features
Cardiology MOC Board Review Topics Covered:
- Aorta and PVD
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Systemic Hypertension and Hypotension
- Pericardial Disease
- Physiology and Biochemistry
- Valvular Disease
- ECG Interpretation and Coding
- Vascular Diseases
- Systemic Disorders Affecting the Circulatory System
- Pulmonary Circulation Disorders
- Vascular Diseases
Lead Editor, Cardiology
Dr. Donald Yankel
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.
What topics are covered on the ABIM Cardiology MOC Exam?
The BoardVitals Cardiology MOC question bank follows the ABIM Cardiovascular Disease MOC Exam Blueprint as follows:
- Arrhythmias 15%
- Coronary Artery Disease 21.5%
- Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy 19%
- Valvular Disease 15%
- Pericardial Disease 3%
- Congenital Heart Disease 3%
- Vascular Diseases 5%
- Systemic Hypertension and Hypotension 8.5%
- Pulmonary Circulation Disorders 3%
- Systemic Disorders Affecting the Circulatory System 7%
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.
Information About the ABIM Cardiology Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment
What is the Cardiology Longitudinal Knowledge Assessment?
The ABIM has begun to offer a new five year assessment option called the Longitudinal Assessment for physicians to meet their MOC program requirements in lieu of taking the traditional 10-year MOC Exam. Cardiologists can also meet their MOC requirements by completing the Collaborative Maintenance Pathway (CMP) assessment option.
The BoardVitals Cardiology MOC question bank can be used as a resource to help you prepare for the ABIM LKA.
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 Cardiology 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, ABPath, ABP, and ABHONS MOC credits will be submitted to the respective board website by BoardVitals.
For full steps, view our Support Page on Redeeming CME Hours.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 65 Medical Knowledge points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
BoardVitals is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. BoardVitals 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.