Colon & Rectal Surgery & Iowa CME Requirements

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

      • At a Glance

      • Annual MOC Fee
      • By the end of year 3

        • 90 Category 1 CME Hours
        • 50 Self Assessment Activity Hours
        • Evaluation of Performance in Practice
      • By the end of year 6

        • Evaluation of Performance in Practice
        • 90 Category 1 CME Hours
        • 50 Self Assessment Activity Hours
      • By the end of year 10

        • 90 Category 1 CME Hours
        • Pass the MOC Exam
        • Submit Online MOC Application
        • Evaluation of Performance in Practice
        • 50 Self Assessment Activity Hours

      The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery requiers 90 Category 1 CME hours every 3 years. Learners should complete 30 hours of Category 1 CME each year.
      Of these hours, a minimum of 50 must be self-assessment activities (with a score of 75% or higher).
      The MOC exam must be passed by year 10 of the cycle.
      The ABCRS requires ongoing participation in local, regional or national outcomes registry or quality assessment programs.

      Source

  • Iowa Board of Medicine

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 Category 1 Credits
      • 2 Category 1 Credits of Chronic Pain Management, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians.
      • 2 Category 1 Credits of End-Of-Life Care, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians.

      The Iowa Board of Medicine requires 40 Category 1 CME hours over a 2 year renewal period. If more than 40 hours are accumulated, up to 20 may be carried over.
      Physicians who provide primary care to patients are additionally required to complete 2 hours of Category 1 activities for chronic pain management and 2 hours of Category 1 activities for end-of-life care every five years.

      Source

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.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.