Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation & Texas 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.
2 Medical Ethics and/or Professional Responsibility.
24 AMA, AOA and/or AAFP Category 1 Credits.
The Texas Medical Board requires 48 Category 1 credits approved by the AMA, AOA, AAFP, Texas medical Association, or the board. Of these hours, at least 24 must be formal, Category 1 or 1A credits. Furthermore, at least 2 of these formal hours must involve the study of medical ethics/personal responsibility. The remaining 24 can be informal hours; self study, attendance at hospitals, grand rounds.
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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