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Echocardiography & Virginia 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.
Virginia Board of Medicine
At a Glance
60 total hours every 2 years
30 Category 1 Credits.
2 Controlled Substances.
The Virginia Board of Medicine requires 60 CME hours every two years, of which a minimum of 30 must be Category 1 credits and no more than 30 may consist of Category 2 credits. Additionally, the Board requires at least 2 hours of Controlled Substances CME that may be part of the Category 1 requirement.
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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.