Allergy & Immunology & Pennsylvania 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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  • Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine

      • At a Glance

        100 total hours every 2 years

      • 20 20 AMA PRA Category 1.
      • 12 Patient Safety and/or Risk Management.
      • 2 Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting.

      The Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine requires 100 CME hours every 2 years. Of these hours, a minimum of 20 must be AMA PRA Category 1, a minimum of 12 must be on the subjects of patient safety and/or risk management, and a minimum of 2 must be on the subject of child abuse recognition and reporting. The remaining credits may be completed through any combination of Category 1 or Category 2 activities. Credits on the subjects of office management or practice building will not be accepted.

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  • Pennsylvania State Board of Osteopathic Medicine

      • At a Glance

        100 total hours every 2 years

      • 20 AOA Category 1-A.
      • 12 Category 1 or Category 2 on Patient Safety and/or Risk Management.

      The Pennsylvania State Board of Osteopathic Medicine requires 100 CME hours every 2 years. Of these hours, a minimum of 20 must be AOA Category 1-A activities, a minimum of 12 hours must be Category 1 or Category 2 activities on the subject of patient safety and risk management. A minimum of 2 hours of board-approved education in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements (Category 1 or Category 2). A minimum of 2 hours of continuing education in pain management, the identification of addiction, or the practices of prescribing or dispensing of opioids (Category 1 or Category 2). The remaining credits may be completed through any combination of Category 1 or Category 2 activities.

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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.