Echocardiography & Illinois CME Requirements

  • National Board of Echocardiography

      • At a Glance

      • 400 2-Dimensional Echo/Doppler studies per year in 2 of the previous 3 years
      • 50 Transesophageal echocardiograms per year in 2 of the previous 3 years (transesophageal recertification only)
      • 100 Stress echocardiograms per year for 2 of the previous 3 years (Stress Echocardiography recertification only)
      • 15 AMA Category 1 Credits (specific to Echocardiography) in the 3 years preceding application for recertification

      The National Board of Echocardiography requires 15 AMA Category 1 hours during the 3 years preceding application for recertification.

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  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

      • At a Glance

        150 total hours every 3 years

      • 60 Category 1 CME.

      The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation requires 150 CME credits over a 3 year renewal period. A minimum of 40% (60 hours) of the required CME hours shall be obtained in formal CME programs. (The entire 150 hour requirement may be completed in Category 1). A maximum of 60% (90 hours) of the required CME hours may be obtained in informal CME programs or activities.

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Resources

    Echocardiography Question Bank CME - $599

    Earn up to 30 Category 1 Continuing Medical Education hours while answering Echocardiography Specific Questions. Each question includes an answer and detailed explanation. This question bank is a completely online activity.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.