Colon & Rectal Surgery & Rhode Island 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.

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  • Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 AMA Category 1 Credits or AOA Category 1-A
      • 2 Public Health Needs

      The Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline requires 40 AMA PRA Category 1 or AOA Category 1-A. Of these hours, 2 must be on the subject of public health needs,
      The CME requirement can alternatively be fulfilled through an ABMS maintanence of certification program, or through participation in the AOA OCC program.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.