Neurology & Vermont CME Requirements

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

      • At a Glance

      • Continuous average of 90 Category 1 Credits over the 3 previous years (minimum 24 self-assessment credits)
      • By the end of year 10

        • MOC Exam
        • 24 ABPN-approved Self Assessment credits
        • 1 Clinical chart review module / Patient or Peer Feedback Module

      The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology requires 90 CME hours every 3 years. These hours must be relevant to the physician's specialty and/or sub-specialty and can include ACCME Category 1 credits, AOA Category 1-A credits, and/or Category 1 credits accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
      Of these hours, a minimum of 24 hours must be self-assessed activities selected from the ABPN's Product list.

      NEW in February 2016: Diplomates now choose ONE Clinical Module OR Feedback Module activity to complete the PIP (Improvement in Medical Practice Unit).

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  • Vermont Board of Medical Practice

      • At a Glance

        30 total hours every 2 years

      • 30 AMA PRA Category 1.
      • 1 Hospice, Palliative Care, or Pain Management.
      • 2 Safe and Effective Prescribing of Controlled Substances (Only physicians that prescribe substances).

      Every two years, the Vermont Board of Medical Practice requires 30 AMA PRA Category 1 hours. Of these hours, 1 must be in hospice, palliative care, or pain management.

      Due to the passage of Act 173, beginning with license renewals due Nov. 2018, all physicians with a DEA number, pending application for a DEA number, or who dispense controlled substances will be required to show they have completed a total of at least 2 hours over the course of the previous 2-year licensing cycle - rather than the current one hour - of continuing education on the topic of prescribing controlled substances.

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  • Vermont Board of Osteopathic Physicians

      • At a Glance

        30 total hours every 2 years

      • 12 Osteopathic-Related Subjects.
      • 30 CME (Any).

      The Vermont Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons requires 30 CME hours every two years, with a minimum of 12 applied to osteopathic medical education.

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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.

    Neurology Question Bank CME - $599

    Earn up to 100 Category 1 CME Credits and 100 ABPN Self Assessment Credits. Review for the Neurology Maintenance of Certification Exam while completing MOC and CME requirements.

    Psychiatry Question Bank CME - $599

    Earn up to 40 Category 1 CME credits and up to 40 Hours ABPN SAM, while preparing for the ABPN Maintenance of Certification exam. BoardVitals is the most used review source for the Psychiatry Boards.

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Question Bank CME - $599

    Complete 50 Category 1 Credits while completing 50 ABPN Approved MOC/SA credits at the same time. This Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Question Bank is designed for reviewing for the CAP ABPN Recertification Exam while earning MOC points and CME hours.

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.