Allergy & Immunology & Arizona 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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  • Arizona Medical Board

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 AMA/AOA Category 1/Category 2 credits.
      • 1 3 CME hours relating to the safe prescribing of opioids

      The Arizona Medical Board requires 40 CME hours over a two year licensure period. The board does not allow for rollover credits.

      The physician shall ensure at least 3 of the credit hours of continuing medical education are certified as Category 1 and addresses the effective and safe prescribing of opioids;

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  • Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 24 AOA Category 1 Credits.

      The Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery requires 40 CME hours every 2 years, due on either the end of an even or odd year (dependent upon your birth year). Of these credits, at least 24 must be AOA Category 1 credits.

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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.