Plastic Surgery & Vermont 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.

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  • Vermont Board of Medical Practice

      • At a Glance

        30 total hours every 2 years

      • 30 AMA PRA Category 1.
      • 1 Hospice, Palliative Care, or Pain Management.
      • 2 Safe and Effective Prescribing of Controlled Substances (Only physicians that prescribe substances).

      Every two years, the Vermont Board of Medical Practice requires 30 AMA PRA Category 1 hours. Of these hours, 1 must be in hospice, palliative care, or pain management.

      Due to the passage of Act 173, beginning with license renewals due Nov. 2018, all physicians with a DEA number, pending application for a DEA number, or who dispense controlled substances will be required to show they have completed a total of at least 2 hours over the course of the previous 2-year licensing cycle - rather than the current one hour - of continuing education on the topic of prescribing controlled substances.

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  • Vermont Board of Osteopathic Physicians

      • At a Glance

        30 total hours every 2 years

      • 12 Osteopathic-Related Subjects.
      • 30 CME (Any).

      The Vermont Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons requires 30 CME hours every two years, with a minimum of 12 applied to osteopathic medical education.

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Resources

    Pain Medicine Question Bank CME - $599

    Prepare for the ABA and ABPM Pain Medicine Exams while completing 45 Pain Medicine specific Category 1 CME credits.

    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.