Allergy & Immunology & California 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 Recent Advances Module
        • 1 Practice Assessment/Quality Improvement Activitiy
      • By the end of year 10

        • 1 Communication Module
        • 1 Patient Safety Module
        • 2 Recent Advances Module (Cumulative over all 10 years)
        • 2 Practice Assessment/Quality Improvement Activity (Cumulative over all 10 years)
        • 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 institutional mandated CME activities. A Patient Safety module and Communication module are each required once every 10 years, and a Recent Advances module is required once every 5 years. The secure examination must be passed once every 10 years. Complete 1 Practice Assessment/Quality Improvement model every 5 years (see ABAI website for qualifying activities)

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  • Medical Board of California

      • At a Glance

        50 total hours every 2 years

      • 12 CME hours on Pain Management And Appropriate Treatment of the Terminally Ill (One-time requirement)
      • 10 hours of Geriatric Care are required for General Internists and physicians with 25% or more of patients over the age of 65.

      The Medical Board of California requires 50 CME hours every two years.
      Additionally, the Medical Board of California has a one-time requirement of 12 CME hours on pain management and the appropriate care and treatment of the terminally ill. The 12 hours may be any combination of pain management credits and appropriate care and treatement of the terminally credits. These hours may count towards the 50 hours for the current renewal cycle, and must be completed by the physician's second license renewal date or within four years, whichever comes first.

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  • Osteopathic Medical Board of California

      • At a Glance

        150 total hours every 3 years

      • 60 AOA 1-A or 1-B
      • 12 Pain Management And/Or Treatment of the Terminally Ill (One time requirement)

      The Osteopathic Medical Board of California requires 150 hours of DO CME every three years. During this time, a minimum of 60 credits must be AOA 1-A or AOA 1-B, and only a maximum of 90 credits may be category 2A or 3A.
      Additionally, the Osteopathic Medical Board of California has a one-time requirement of 12 CME hours on pain management and the appropriate care and treatment of the terminally ill. The 12 hours may be any combination of pain management credits and appropriate care and treatement of the terminally credits. These hours may count towards the 50 hours for the current renewal cycle, and must be completed by the physician's second license renewal date or within four years, whichever comes first.

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Resources

    Pain Medicine Question Bank CME - $599

    Prepare for the ABA and ABPM Pain Medicine Exams while completing 45 Pain Medicine specific Category 1 CME credits.

    End of Life Care CME - $39

    Complete up to 2 hours of End of Life Care CME by working through questions specific to the field.

    Geriatric Medicine CME - $79

    Complete up to 5 hours of Geriatric Medicine specific CME by answering multiple choice questions.

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.