Report Improvement in Medical Practice requirements every 2 years.
By the end of year 2
1 PI/QA Activity and Lab Accredit
70 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (min 20 self-assessment)
By the end of year 10
Continuing Certification Examination
The American Board of Pathology requires 70 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits. Eighty percent of required CME must be directly related to the diplomate’s scope of practice. The remainder may be in areas of general relevance to medicine (e.g. ethics, practice management, informatics, etc.)
2 Category 1 Credits of Chronic Pain Management, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians.
2 Category 1 Credits of End-Of-Life Care, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians.
The Iowa Board of Medicine requires 40 Category 1 CME hours over a 2 year renewal period. If more than 40 hours are accumulated, up to 20 may be carried over. The number of required Category 1 credits is pro-rated for anyone who holds a permanent or administrative medicine license that was issued for fewer than two full years.
Physicians who provide primary care to patients are additionally required to complete 2 hours of Category 1 activities for chronic pain management and 2 hours of Category 1 activities for end-of-life care every five years.
In this online self-assessment activity, you'll test your knowledge with more than 1000 Dermatology case-style review questions and earn CME credits as you go. Review your responses with detailed, evidence-based rationales with references.
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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.