Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation & Massachusetts 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 Credits in Opioid Education and Pain Management if the physician prescribes controlled substances CME
10 Credits in Risk Management CME
3 Credits in Electronic Health Records CME
2 Credits Per Chapter for Reading the Board’s Regs, 243 CMR 1.00-3.00
50 hours of either Category I or Category II CME
3 hours of pain management CME credits
The Massachusetts Board of Medicine requires that physicians complete 50 CME credits every 2 years. Included in these 50 credits must be 2 Credits in End of Life Care Issues, 3 Credits in Opioid Education and Pain Management if the physician prescribes controlled substances, 10 Credits in Risk Management, 3 Credits in Electronic Health Records, 2 Credits Per Chapter for Reading the Board’s Regs, 243 CMR 1.00-3.00
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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