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Echocardiography & Alaska CME Requirements
National Board of Echocardiography
At a Glance
15 total hours every 3 years
15 AMA Category 1 Credits (specific to Echocardiography) in the 3 years preceding application for recertification
50 Transesophageal echocardiograms per year in 2 of the previous 3 years (transesophageal recertification only)
400 2-Dimensional Echo/Doppler studies per year in 2 of the previous 3 years
100 Stress echocardiograms per year for 2 of the previous 3 years (Stress Echocardiography recertification only)
The National Board of Echocardiography requires 15 AMA Category 1 hours during the 3 years preceding application for recertification.
Alaska State Medical Board
At a Glance
50 total hours every 2 years
50 Credits approved by the AMA or AOA.
The Alaska State Medical Board requires 50 AMA- or AOA-approved CME credits. For license renewals, at least two of the total hours of CME that are required to qualify for renewal must be specific to pain management and opioid use and addiction. Courses must be category 1 of AMA-approved education or Category 1 or 2 of AOA-approved education. For a podiatrist, it may instead be earned in a continuing medical education program from a provider that is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME).
Complete your CME requirements with the BoardVitals Cardiology CME online self-assessment program. Stay current while earning up to 65 CME credits and 65 ABIM MOC points simultaneously.
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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.