Anesthesiology & Nevada CME Requirements
- 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
At a Glance
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.
- 2 Medical Ethics, Pain Management, or Addiction Care.
- 40/30/20/10 AMA Category 1 Credits.
- 20/15/10/5 Physician's Primary Area of Practice.
- 2 Suicide Prevention & Awareness (only if specialty is Psychiatry).
At a Glance
40 total hours every 2 years
If your license was issued prior to July 1, 2017, The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners requires 40 hours of AMA Category 1 credits. Of these hours, 20 must be in physician's area of practice, and 2 in either Medical Ethics, Pain Management, or Addiction Care. If you are a medical doctor whose specialty is Psychiatry, you are also required to complete a minimum of 2 hours in the area of suicide prevention and awareness.
The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners requires:
40 Hours if licensed during the first 6 months of the biennial period of registration (July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 of year one). 2 Medical Ethics, 20 in scope of practice, 18 anything else AMA Category 1.
30 Hours if licensed during the second six months of the biennial period of registration (January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 of year one). 2 Medical Ethics, 15 scope of practice, 13 anything else AMA Category 1.
20 Hours if licensed during the third six months of the biennial period of registration (July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 of year two). 2 Medical Ethics, 10 scope of practice, 8 anything else AMA Category 1.
10 Hours if licensed during the fourth six months of the biennial period of registration (January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019 of year two). 2 Medical Ethics , 5 scope of practice, 3 anything else AMA Category 1.
- 35 CME (Any).
At a Glance
35 total hours every 1 year
The Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine annually requires 35 CME hours. The Board shall, by regulation, require each osteopathic physician or physician assistant who is registered to dispense controlled substances pursuant to NRS 453.231 to complete at least 2 hours of training relating specifically to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids or addiction during each period of licensure.
Prepare for the ABA and ABPM Pain Medicine Exams while completing 45 Pain Medicine specific Category 1 CME credits.
Anesthesiology CME - $599
Stay current in Anesthesiology with this online CME self-assessment activity from BoardVitals. Test your knowledge on key Anesthesiology topics with board-style cases and questions and earn up to 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
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.