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.
2 Safe and Effective Prescribing of Controlled Substances (Only physicians that prescribe substances).
1 Hospice, Palliative Care, or Pain Management.
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.
Due to the passage of Act 173, beginning with license renewals due Nov. 2018, all physicians with a DEA number, pending application for a DEA number, or who dispense controlled substances will be required to show they have completed a total of at least 2 hours over the course of the previous 2-year licensing cycle - rather than the current one hour - of continuing education on the topic of prescribing controlled substances.