Psychiatry & West Virginia CME Requirements
- Continuous average of 90 Category 1 Credits over the 3 previous years (minimum 24 self-assessment credits)
By the end of year 10
- MOC Exam
- 24 ABPN-approved Self Assessment credits
- 1 Clinical chart review module / Patient or Peer Feedback Module
At a Glance
The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology requires 90 CME hours every 3 years. These hours must be relevant to the physician's specialty and/or sub-specialty and can include ACCME Category 1 credits, AOA Category 1-A credits, and/or Category 1 credits accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Of these hours, a minimum of 24 hours must be self-assessed activities selected from the ABPN's Product list.
NEW in February 2016: Diplomates now choose ONE Clinical Module OR Feedback Module activity to complete the PIP (Improvement in Medical Practice Unit).
- 50 Category 1 Credits.
- 3 Best Practices Prescribing of Controlled Substances and Drug Diversion Training.
- 30 Hours in Area of Specialty.
At a Glance
50 total hours every 2 years
The West Virginia Board of Medicine requires 50 Category 1 CME hours every two years. Of these hours, a minimum of 30 must relate to the physician's specialty, and a minimum of 3 hours in board approved hours on the subject of best practices prescribing of controlled substances and drug diversion training. Physicians may count up to 20 hours of medical student teaching/preceptorship in the 50-hour total.
- 16 AOA Category 1-A or 1-B Credits (Osteopathic).
- 3 Board Approved Courses (Licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances only).
At a Glance
32 total hours every 2 years
The West Virginia Board of Osteopathy requires 32 CME hours every two years. Of these hours, 16 must be either AOA-approved Category 1-A or 1-B. Additionally, licensees are required to complete drug diversion training and best practice prescribing of controlled substances training. For licensees that prescribes, administers or dispenses controlled substances, 3 of the 32 hours must be earned through a board-approved course.
Prepare for the ABA and ABPM Pain Medicine Exams while completing 45 Pain Medicine specific Category 1 CME credits.
Neurology Question Bank CME - $599
Earn up to 100 Category 1 CME Credits and 100 ABPN Self Assessment Credits. Review for the Neurology Maintenance of Certification Exam while completing MOC and CME requirements.
Psychiatry Question Bank CME - $599
Earn up to 40 Category 1 CME credits and up to 40 Hours ABPN SAM, while preparing for the ABPN Maintenance of Certification exam. BoardVitals is the most used review source for the Psychiatry Boards.
Complete 50 Category 1 Credits while completing 50 ABPN Approved MOC/SA credits at the same time. This Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Question Bank is designed for reviewing for the CAP ABPN Recertification Exam while earning MOC points and CME hours.
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.