Allergy & Immunology & Alabama CME Requirements

  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology

      • At a Glance

      • 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Annually
      • By the end of year 5

        • 1 Practice Assessment/Quality Improvement Activitiy
        • 2 Continuous Assessment Program (CAP) Pilot
      • By the end of year 10

        • 1 Communication Module
        • 1 Patient Safety Module
        • 2 Practice Assessment/Quality Improvement Activity (Cumulative over all 10 years)
        • 2 Continuous Assessment Program (CAP) Pilot
        • Pass the Secure Examination once every ten years.

      The American Board of Allergy and Immunology requires 25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits each year on the subject of Allergy and Immunology. Up to 6 of these credits may come from non-self-directed state and institutionally mandated CME activities. A Patient Safety module and Communication module are each required once every 10 years. The Continuous Assessment Program (CAP) Pilot is also required and consists of two five-year cycles. Each year consists of two six-month question blocks, 30 article-based and 10 core / general knowledge questions. Complete 1 Practice Assessment/Quality Improvement model every 5 years (see ABAI website for qualifying activities).

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  • Alabama Board of Medical Examiners and Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama

      • At a Glance

        25 total hours every 1 year

      • 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

      For MD/DO accreditation in Alabama, 25 CME credits are required per one year term, of which 25 must be AMA PRA category 1. The Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners does not allow the rollover of credits.


      Additional Requirement for Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate registrants:
      Every 2 years, 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits relating to controlled substance prescribing practices, recognizing signs of the abuse or misuse of controlled substances, or controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management.

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Continuing Education requirements change often. We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.