Dermatology & Nevada CME Requirements

  • American Board of Dermatology

      • At a Glance

      • Annual MOC Fees
      • Annual 25 Category 1 CME Hours (half must be on subject of physician's practice)
      • By the end of year 3

        • 100 Self Assessment Credits
      • By the end of year 5

        • 1 Quality Improvement Activity
      • By the end of year 6

        • 100 Self Assessment Credits
      • By the end of year 10

        • 1 Performance Improvement Activity (during first MOC cycle, must be a foundational patient safety course)
        • 100 Self Assessment Credits
        • 1 Quality Improvement Activity
        • Pass the MOC Exam

      The American Board of Dermatology requires a minimum of 25 CME Category 1 credits every year.
      Of these credits, at least half must be on the subjects of the physician's practice (typically Dermatology, but other specialties are acceptable if directly related to the practice).
      The American Board of Medical Specialties strongly recommends that 1/3 of each year’s CME credits (e.g., > 8 credits per year) involve CME exercises that are also self-assessment activities.
      Once throughout each MOC cycle the physician must complete a Personal Improvement activity. For those in their first MOC cycle, a foundational Patient Safety course is required instead.
      100 self assessment credits are required by the ends of years 3, 6, and 10, for a total of 300 self assessment credits. CME self-assessment credits count towards this requirement.

      THE AMERICAN BOARD OF DERMATOLOGY IS CREATING A TWO-YEAR PILOT PERIOD, BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2016, FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FOCUSED ACTIVITIES TARGETING PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT. Until 2018, no learner will risk losing certification for not completing practice improvement activities.

      The MOC exam requires the diplomate to take and pass a general dermatology module. Diplomates must also take a module from one of the following choices: dermatology, dermatopathology, surgical dermatology, and pediatric dermatology.

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  • Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 2 Medical Ethics, Pain Management, or Addiction Care.
      • 40/30/20/10 AMA Category 1 Credits.
      • 20/15/10/5 Physician's Primary Area of Practice.
      • 2 Suicide Prevention & Awareness (only if specialty is Psychiatry).

      If your license was issued prior to July 1, 2017, The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners requires 40 hours of AMA Category 1 credits. Of these hours, 20 must be in physician's area of practice, and 2 in either Medical Ethics, Pain Management, or Addiction Care. If you are a medical doctor whose specialty is Psychiatry, you are also required to complete a minimum of 2 hours in the area of suicide prevention and awareness.

      The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners requires:

      40 Hours if licensed during the first 6 months of the biennial period of registration (July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 of year one). 2 Medical Ethics, 20 in scope of practice, 18 anything else AMA Category 1.
      30 Hours if licensed during the second six months of the biennial period of registration (January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 of year one). 2 Medical Ethics, 15 scope of practice, 13 anything else AMA Category 1.
      20 Hours if licensed during the third six months of the biennial period of registration (July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 of year two). 2 Medical Ethics, 10 scope of practice, 8 anything else AMA Category 1.
      10 Hours if licensed during the fourth six months of the biennial period of registration (January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019 of year two). 2 Medical Ethics , 5 scope of practice, 3 anything else AMA Category 1.

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  • Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine

      • At a Glance

        35 total hours every 1 year

      • 35 CME (Any).

      The Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine annually requires 35 CME hours. The Board shall, by regulation, require each osteopathic physician or physician assistant who is registered to dispense controlled substances pursuant to NRS 453.231 to complete at least 2 hours of training relating specifically to the misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids or addiction during each period of licensure.

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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.