Neurological Surgery & Washington 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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  • Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission

      • At a Glance

        200 total hours every 4 years

      • Maximum of 80 Category 2 Credits

      The Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission requires 200 Category 1 CME hours every 4 years.
      Of these, a maximum of 80 hours may be Category 2, a maximum of 80 may be earned for serving as an instructor of medical students, and a maximum of 80 may be earned through papers, publications, books, or exhibits.

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  • Washington Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

      • At a Glance

        150 total hours every 3 years

      The Washington State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery requires 150 CME credits every 3 years.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.