Colon & Rectal Surgery & Washington 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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  • Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission

      • At a Glance

        200 total hours every 4 years

      • Maximum of 80 Category 2 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, and a maximum of 80 may be earned through papers, publications, books, or exhibits.

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  • Washington Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

      • At a Glance

        150 total hours every 3 years

      The Washington State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery requires 150 CME credits every 3 years.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.