Neurological Surgery & North Carolina 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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  • North Carolina Medical Board

      • At a Glance

        60 total hours every 3 years

      • 60 Category 1 Credits in Area of Practice

      The North Carolina Medical Board requires 60 Category 1 CME credits in topics relevant to their area of practice.
      This requirement can alternatively be fulfilled by obtaining initial certification from an ABMS, AOA or RCPSC specialty board, or by being currently enrolled in an AOA or ACGME accredited graduate medical education program.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.