Cardiology & Washington CME Requirements

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

      • At a Glance

      • 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

        • Additional 100 MOC Points, 20 of which must be Medical Knowledge
        • Pass the MOC Exam

      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.

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  • Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission

      • At a Glance

        200 total hours every 4 years

      • Maximum of 80 Category 2 Credits.
      • Maximum of 80 Category 3 Credits.
      • Maximum of 80 Category 4 Credits.

      The Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission requires 200 Category 1 CME hours every 4 years. Of these, a maximum of 80 hours may be Category 2, a maximum of 80 may be earned for serving as an instructor of medical students (Category 3, and a maximum of 80 may be earned through papers, publications, books, or exhibits (Category 4). The commission will also accept certification or recertification by a specialty board as the equivalent of two hundred hours of continuing medical education.

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  • Washington Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

      • At a Glance

        150 total hours every 3 years

      • 60 Category 1-A CME

      The Washington State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery requires 150 CME credits every 3 years, of which a minimum of 60 must be Category 1-A credits.

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Resources

    BoardVitals Cardiology CME Activities - $599

    Complete your CME requirements with the BoardVitals Cardiology CME online self-assessment program. Stay current while earning up to 65 CME credits and 65 ABIM MOC points simultaneously.

    Echocardiography Question Bank CME - $599

    Earn up to 30 Category 1 Continuing Medical Education hours while answering Echocardiography Specific Questions. Each question includes an answer and detailed explanation. This question bank is a completely online activity.

    Internal Medicine Question Bank CME - $599

    Earn up to 40 Category 1 CME Hours and 40 Internal Medicine Specific MOC Points by completing the Internal Medicine Question Bank Activity. Learners can prepare for the maintenance of certification exam while completing CME and MOC requirements.

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.