Radiology & Iowa CME Requirements
- Continual average of 75 CME credits over the 3 previous years (min 25 self-assessment credits) (years 4+)
- Continuing average of 1 Participatory Quality Improvement Activity in previous 3 years. (years 4+)
By the end of year 10
- MOC Exam
At a Glance
The American Board of Radiology requires 75 Category 1 CME hours to be maintained over the 3 previous years.
Of these hours, a minimum of 25 must be self-assessment (SA-CME) activities.
- 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.
At a Glance
40 total hours every 2 years
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.
Prepare for the ABA and ABPM Pain Medicine Exams while completing 45 Pain Medicine specific Category 1 CME credits.
Radiology Question Bank CME - $599
Earn up to 60 Category 1 CME credits while preparing for the Radiology Maintenance of Certification Exam. This includes Radiology subspecialties, such as Mammography, as well as an extensive non-interpretive section.
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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.