Pediatrics & Washington 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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  • Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission

      • At a Glance

        200 total hours every 4 years

      • Maximum of 80 Category 2 Credits.
      • Maximum of 80 Category 3 Credits.
      • Maximum of 80 Category 4 Credits.

      The Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission requires 200 Category 1 CME hours every 4 years. Of these, a maximum of 80 hours may be Category 2, a maximum of 80 may be earned for serving as an instructor of medical students (Category 3, and a maximum of 80 may be earned through papers, publications, books, or exhibits (Category 4). The commission will also accept certification or recertification by a specialty board as the equivalent of two hundred hours of continuing medical education.

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  • Washington Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

      • At a Glance

        150 total hours every 3 years

      • 60 Category 1-A CME

      The Washington State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery requires 150 CME credits every 3 years, of which a minimum of 60 must be Category 1-A 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.