Anesthesiology & Vermont 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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  • Vermont Board of Medical Practice

      • At a Glance

        30 total hours every 2 years

      • 30 AMA PRA Category 1
      • 1 Hospice, Palliative Care, or Pain Management
      • 1 Safe and Effective Prescribing of Controlled Substances (Only physicians that prescribe substances)

      Every two years, the Vermont Board of Medical Practice requires 30 AMA PRA Category 1 hours.
      Of these hours, 1 must be in hospice, palliative care, or pain management. Licensees that prescribe substances must also complete 1 hour on the topic of safe and effective prescribing of controlled substances.

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  • Vermont Board of Osteopathic Physicians

      • At a Glance

        30 total hours every 1 year

      • 12 Osteopathic-Related Subjects.

      The Vermont Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons requires 30 CME hours every two years, with a minimum of 12 applied to osteopathic medical education.

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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.

    Palliative Care CME - $39

    Earn up to 2 hours Palliative Care specific CME by completing a brief assessment.

    Neuromuscular Disorders CME - $99

    Earn up to 12 hours of Neuromuscular Disorder CME by going through questions and answers.

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.