50 CME hours every 2 years, of which a minimum of 16 must be self-assessment.
By the end of year 3
1 Patient Safety Activity
By the end of year 5
1 Quality Improvement Activity
By the end of year 10
1 Quality Improvement Activity (years 6-10 only)
DOCK Examination (years 6-10 only)
2 PORT Examinations
The American Board of Ophthalmology requires 250 AMA PRA Category 1 credits every 10 years. For certificates expiring on or before 12/31/2020, 25 hours must be completed each year. For certificates expiring on 12/13/2021 or later, an average of 25 hours over the 10 year period is sufficient.
Of these hours, a minimum of 200 must be on the subject of Ophthalmology.
Some ABO MOC activities can award CME credits. See More Information.
Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery
At a Glance
40 total hours every 2 years
24 AOA Category 1 Credits.
The Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery requires 40 CME hours every 2 years, due on either the end of an even or odd year (dependent upon your birth year). Of these credits, at least 24 must be AOA Category 1 credits.
3 CME hours relating to the safe prescribing of opioids
40 AMA/AOA Category 1/Category 2 credits.
The Arizona Medical Board requires 40 CME hours over a two year licensure period. The board does not allow for rollover credits.
The physician shall ensure at least 3 of the credit hours of continuing medical education are certified as Category 1 and addresses the effective and safe prescribing of opioids;
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