Neurological Surgery & Nebraska CME Requirements

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

      • At a Glance

      • Evaluation of Performance in Practice Activity Required Annually
      • By the end of year 10

        • 90 Additional Category 1 Credits
        • Neurological Surgery Safety Course
        • One Self Assessment Course (Choose from a number of options)
        • 60 Neurological Surgery Category 1 Credits

      The American Board of Neurological Surgery requires 150 CME hours every 3 years.

      Of these hours, a minimum of 60 must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credits in activities related to the subject of Neurological Surgery. The remaining hours may be earned through Neurosurgery related activities or additional AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

      Learners must complete a self assessment module each cycle as well as a patient safety course each cycle.

      Learners must also complete Evidence of Evaluation of Performance in Practice each year.

      The cognitive examination must be completed once every ten year cycle.

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  • Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery

      • At a Glance

        50 total hours every 2 years

      • 50 AOA or ACCME Category 1 Credits

      The Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery requires 50 hours of CME credits every two years, all of which must be Category 1 approved by the AOA or the ACCME. Participation in an approved graduate medical education program will fulfill this requirement.
      Up to 24 hours accumulated beyond the 50 required hours may be carried over to the next renewal cycle.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.