Pediatrics & North Carolina 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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  • North Carolina Medical Board

      • At a Glance

        60 total hours every 3 years

      • 60 Category 1 Credits in Area of Practice.
      • 3 Controlled Substances.

      The North Carolina Medical Board requires 60 Category 1 CME credits in topics relevant to their area of practice. Those holding a residency training license are exempt from this requirement. Physicians are not required to report any Category 2 CME. As of July 1, 2017, every physician who prescribes controlled substances (except those holding a residency training license), shall complete at least three hours of Controlled Substances CME in addition to the 60 Category 1 CME credits.

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Resources

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.