Complete at least 1 MOC Activity every 2 years (counts towards 5 and 10 years marks)
By the end of year 5
100 MOC Points, 20 of which must be Medical Knowledge
By the end of year 10
Pass the MOC Exam
Additional 100 MOC Points, 20 of which must be Medical Knowledge
The American Board of Internal Medicine requires 1 MOC activity every 2 years (which counts towards the MOC points for the current 5-year period), 100 MOC Points every 5 years, and passing of the MOC Exam within 10 years of last passing the exam.
Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery
At a Glance
40 total hours every 2 years
24 AOA Category 1 Credits.
The Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery requires 40 CME hours every 2 years, due on either the end of an even or odd year (dependent upon your birth year). Of these credits, at least 24 must be AOA Category 1 credits.
3 CME hours relating to the safe prescribing of opioids
40 AMA/AOA Category 1/Category 2 credits.
The Arizona Medical Board requires 40 CME hours over a two year licensure period. The board does not allow for rollover credits.
The physician shall ensure at least 3 of the credit hours of continuing medical education are certified as Category 1 and addresses the effective and safe prescribing of opioids;