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Echocardiography & Arkansas 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.
Arkansas State Medical Board
At a Glance
20 total hours every 1 years
10 Category 1 Credits in Primary Area of Practice.
3 hours in prescribing education (One time requirement - within the first 2 years of licensure)
The Arkansas State Medical Board requires 20 hours of CME annually. Of these, 10 must be Category 1 credits and in the physicians primary area of practice. There is a one-time requirement of 3 hours in prescribing education within the first 2 years of licensure. The renewal period ends on the last day of the licensee's birth month.
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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.