Preventive Medicine & Iowa CME Requirements

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 3

        • 30 Self Assessment Activity hours
        • 45 Category 1 ACCME hours
      • By the end of year 6

        • 30 Self Assessment Activity hours
        • 45 Category 1 ACCME hours
      • By the end of year 9

        • 30 Self Assessment Activity hours
        • 45 Category 1 ACCME hours
      • By the end of year 10

        • A total of 100 Self Assessment Activity hours (years 1-10)
        • A total of 100 Category 1 ACCME hours (years 1-10)
        • MOC Exam (years 7-10 only)
        • 1 Practice Performance Assessment

      The American Board of Preventative Medicine requires 30 hours of ABPM-approved LLSA/MOC activities and 45 hours of other Category 1 ACCME approved CME activites.
      Of these hours, a minimum of 100 hours must be ABPM-approved Lifelong Learning and Self Assessment activities.

      Source

  • Iowa Board of Medicine

      • At a Glance

        40 total hours every 2 years

      • 40 Category 1 Credits.
      • 2 Category 1 Credits of Chronic Pain Management, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians.
      • 2 Category 1 Credits of End-Of-Life Care, Every 5 Years, for Primary Care Physicians.

      The Iowa Board of Medicine requires 40 Category 1 CME hours over a 2 year renewal period. If more than 40 hours are accumulated, up to 20 may be carried over. The number of required Category 1 credits is pro-rated for anyone who holds a permanent or administrative medicine license that was issued for fewer than two full years.

      Physicians who provide primary care to patients are additionally required to complete 2 hours of Category 1 activities for chronic pain management and 2 hours of Category 1 activities for end-of-life care every five years.

      Source

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.

    Preventive Medicine CME - $599

    Complete your annual Preventive Medicine CME requirements with this online CME self-assessment activity from BoardVitals. Stay up to date on Preventive Medicine topics while simultaneously earning up to 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 40 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II 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.