Plastic Surgery & North Carolina CME Requirements

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 3

        • 150 CME hours
        • 1 MOC-approved education activity
        • 1 Practice Assessment Module
      • By the end of year 6

        • 150 CME hours
        • 1 MOC-approved education activity
        • 1 Practice Assessment Module
      • By the end of year 9

        • 150 CME hours
        • 1 MOC-approved education activity
        • 1 Practice Assessment Module
      • By the end of year 10

        • MOC-PS Exam (years 8-10 only)

      The American Board of Plastic Surgery requires 150 CME hours every 3 years.
      Of these hours, a minimum of 60 must be Category 1 credits, a minimum of 50 must be on the subject of Plastic Surgery, and a minimum of 20 credits on the subject of patient safety.

      Source

  • 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

    Otolaryngology Question Bank CME - $599

    Complete up to 54 Category 1 CME Hours while reviewing questions, answers, and explanations specific to the field of ENT. Questions are targeted to the certification and re-certification examinations, enabling learners to review for their exams while completing annual requirements.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.