Neurological Surgery & Alaska CME Requirements

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 1

        • Chief of Staff Questionnaire Required Annually
        • 1 Patient Safety Module
        • Self Assessment Leaning Tool each year
        • 20 Category 1 CME Hours
      • By the end of year 10

        • 200 Category 1 CME Hours

      The American Board of Neurological Surgery requires 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ hours every year.

      Learners must complete a self-assessment learning tool each year, a Patient Safety Module, as well as a Chief of Staff questionnaire.

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  • Alaska State Medical Board

      • At a Glance

        50 total hours every 2 years

      • 50 Credits approved by the AMA or AOA.

      The Alaska State Medical Board requires 50 AMA- or AOA-approved CME credits. For license renewals, at least two of the total hours of CME that are required to qualify for renewal must be specific to pain management and opioid use and addiction. Courses must be category 1 of AMA-approved education or Category 1 or 2 of AOA-approved education. For a podiatrist, it may instead be earned in a continuing medical education program from a provider that is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME).

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.