Medical Genetics & Genomics & Tennessee 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

  • Tennessee Department of Health

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 AMA Category 1 Credits.
      • 2 Controlled Substance Prescribing.

      The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners requires 40 AMA Category 1 hours. Of these, a minimum of 2 hours must be on the topic of controlled substance prescribing, which must include instruction on opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates and carisoprodol and may include instruction on topics such as medicine addiction, risk management tools and other topics approved by the Board. This 2 hours requirement is not necessary for doctors certified by the ABMS, AOA, or the American Board of Physician Specialties in one or more of the following specialties: pain management, anesthesiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, and rheumatology.

      Source

  • Tennessee Board of Ostepathic Examination

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 2 Substance Prescribing (DEA registrants only).
      • 2 Prescribing Practices (Non DEA registrants only).
      • 40 CME (Any).

      The Tennessee Board of Osteopathic Examination requires 40 CME hours.

      If you are a prescriber with a DEA registration, at least 2 of those hours must relate to controlled substance prescribing, which must include instruction in the Department’s treatment guidelines on opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates and carisoprodol and may include instruction on topics such as medicine addiction, risk management tools and other topics approved by the Board.

      If you do not have a DEA registration, at least 2 of the required hours must be in a course or courses designated specifically to address prescribing practices. These 2 hours requirements are not necessary for doctors certified by the ABMS, AOA, or the American Board of Physician Specialties in one or more of the following specialties: pain management, anesthesiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, and rheumatology.

      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.