Colon & Rectal Surgery & New Jersey 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

  • New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners

      • At a Glance

        100 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 AMA Category 1 Credits
      • 2 End-Of-Life Care Credits

      The New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners requires 100 CME hours every two years, of which 40 must be AMA Category 1 credits, and 2 must be in the subject of end-of-life care.
      A one-time requirement of six credits for cultural competence is to be completed in addition to the 100 hour requirement for physicians licensed before March 24, 2005. These credits may be included if licensed after this date.

      Source

Resources

    End of Life Care CME - $39

    Complete up to 2 hours of End of Life Care CME by working through questions specific to the field.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.