Medical Genetics & Genomics & Iowa CME Requirements

  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 3

        • 75 Category 1 CME Hours
        • Lifelong Learning Activity (Literature Review Modules, Safety Module)
        • Practice Improvement Activity
      • By the end of year 7

        • Additional 100 Category 1 CME hours
        • Lifelong Learning Activity (Literature Review Modules, Safety Module)
        • Practice Improvement Activity
      • By the end of year 10

        • Additional 75 Category 1 CME Hours
        • Lifelong Learning Activity (Literature Review Modules, Safety Module)
        • MOC Exam
        • Practice Improvement Activity

      The ABMGG MOC process includes four components.

      Part one is Professionalism and Professional Standing. This includes the requirement of either a medical license or a letter of attestation of professional conduct (LAPC). This is a requirement on an ongoing basis.
      Part two is Lifelong Learning and Assessment, including literature review modules and an average of 25 CMEs/year.
      Part three is the cognitive exam per specialty area (once every ten years).
      Part four is the practice evaluation/improvement modules in areas consistent with scope of practice.

      Source

  • Iowa Board of Medicine

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 Category 1 Credits.
      • 2 Category 1 Credits of Chronic Pain Management, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians.
      • 2 Category 1 Credits of End-Of-Life Care, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians.

      The Iowa Board of Medicine requires 40 Category 1 CME hours over a 2 year renewal period. If more than 40 hours are accumulated, up to 20 may be carried over. The number of required Category 1 credits is pro-rated for anyone who holds a permanent or administrative medicine license that was issued for fewer than two full years.

      Physicians who provide primary care to patients are additionally required to complete 2 hours of Category 1 activities for chronic pain management and 2 hours of Category 1 activities for end-of-life care every five years.

      Source

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.