Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation & Illinois CME Requirements
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
At a Glance
300 total hours every 10 years
By the end of year 5
150 Category 1 CME hours (min 8 self-assessment)
By the end of year 10
1 Project Performance Project (years 6-10)
MOC Exam (years 7-10 only)
150 Category 1 CME hours (years 6-10, min 8 self-assessment)
The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation requires 150 Category 1 credits every 5 years, of which a minimum of 50% must relate to the physician's specialty or subspecialty.
Physician's with time-limited certificates issued before 2012 must complete 300 credits by the end of the year 10.
3 hours of CME on safe opioid prescribing practices every 3 years
60 Category 1 CME.
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation requires 150 CME credits over a 3 year renewal period. A minimum of 40% (60 hours) of the required CME hours shall be obtained in formal CME programs. (The entire 150 hour requirement may be completed in Category 1). A maximum of 60% (90 hours) of the required CME hours may be obtained in informal CME programs or activities. 3 hours must be on safe opioid prescribing practices.
In this online self-assessment activity, you'll test your knowledge with more than 750 Pain Medicine case-style review questions and earn CME credits as you go. Review your responses with detailed, evidence-based rationales with references and earn up to 45 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to meet your career requirements.
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