Anesthesiology & Nebraska CME Requirements

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

      • At a Glance

      • Complete 30 MOCA Minute questions per calendar quarter
      • By the end of year 5

        • Complete 25 IMP (Improvement in Medical Practice) points
      • By the end of year 10

        • 250 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
        • 20 Patient Safety CME Hours
        • Complete an Additional 25 IMP (Improvement in Medical Practice) Points

      The American Board of Anesthesiology requires 250 AMA PRA Category 1 hours every 10 years. Self Assessment CMEs are no longer required. 20 of the mandated 250 Category 1 CME must be ABA-approved Patient Safety CMEs. Importantly, no more than 70 credits per calendar year will be applied to the 250 hour requirement.

      Also, as of 2016, the MOCA Minute will be offered instead of the 10 year examination. The new requirement includes successfully completing 30 questions per calendar quarter. Learners must also complete 25 Points in Years 1-5 and 25 Points in Years 6-10.

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  • Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery

      • At a Glance

        50 total hours every 2 years

      • 50 AOA or ACCME Category 1 Credits

      The Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery requires 50 hours of CME credits every two years, all of which must be Category 1 approved by the AOA or the ACCME. Participation in an approved graduate medical education program will fulfill this requirement.
      Up to 24 hours accumulated beyond the 50 required hours may be carried over to the next renewal cycle.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.