Colon & Rectal Surgery & West Virginia 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

  • West Virginia Board of Medicine

      • At a Glance

        50 total hours every 2 years

      • 50 Category 1 Credits
      • 3 Best Practices Prescribing of Controlled Substances and Drug Diversion Training
      • 30 Hours in Area of Specialty

      The West Virginia Board of Medicine requires 50 Category 1 cme hours every two years.
      Of these hours, a minimum of 30 must relate to the physician's specialty, and a minimum of 3 hours in board-approved hours on the subject of best practices prescribing of controlled substances and drug diversion training.

      Source

  • West Virginia Board of Osteopathy

      • At a Glance

        32 total hours every 2 years

      • 16 AOA Category 1-A or 2-A Credits
      • 3 Hours in Board Approved Courses (Licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances only)

      The West Virginia Board of Osteopathy requires 32 CME hours every two years.
      Of these hours, 16 must be either AOA-approved Category 1-A or 1-B. Additionally, licensees are required to complete drug diversion training and best practice prescribing of controlled substances training.
      For licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances, 3 of the 32 hours must be earned through a board-approved course.

      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.