Pediatrics & Iowa CME Requirements

  • American Board of Pediatrics

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 5

        • 40 Self Assessment points
        • 40 Quality Improvement points
        • Additional 20 SA and/or QI points
        • MOC Exam or 20 MOCA-Peds questions per quarter.
      • By the end of year 10

        • 40 Self Assessment points
        • 40 Quality Improvement points
        • Additional 20 SA and/or QI points
        • MOC Exam or 20 MOCA-Peds questions per quarter.

      The American Board of Pediatrics requires 40 self assessment points, 40 Quality Improvement points, and an additional 20 points in either SA or QI, every 5 years. Beginning in 2019, there are two ways to comply with the Part 3 requirement: 1) MOCA-Peds, an innovative continuous assessment approach that delivers 20 questions electronically each quarter, OR 2) Traditional proctored examination at a secure testing facility. Also beginning in 2019, Part 3 will align with your five-year MOC cycle.

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  • Iowa Board of Medicine

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 Category 1 Credits.
      • 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.

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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.

    Pediatrics Question Bank CME - $599

    This activity provides up to 45 Category 1 CME credits as well as 30 ABP Approved Part 2 MOC points for every 150 questions answered. This activity is a great way to complete Category 1 credits, MOC points, and prepare for the Pediatric recertification exam.

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.