Thoracic Surgery & Arkansas CME Requirements

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 5

        • 1 SESATS Excercise
        • 150 Category 1 CME hours
        • 1 Patient Safety Module
        • 1 Performance Quality Improvement
      • By the end of year 10

        • 150 Category 1 CME hours
        • MOC Exam (years 8-10)
        • 1 Patient Safety Module
        • 1 Performance Quality Improvement

      The American Board of Thoracic Surgery requires 150 hours of AMA Category 1 CME hours over a 5 year period.
      Of these hours, a minimum of 75 must be on the broad subject of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

      In addition, each Diplomate must complete the SESATS exercise during the fifth year of their MOC cycle.

      Source

  • Arkansas State Medical Board

      • At a Glance

        20 total hours every 1 year

      • 10 Category 1 Credits in Primary Area of Practice.

      The Arkansas State Medical Board requires 20 hours of CME annually. Of these, 10 must be Category 1 credits and in the physicians primary area of practice.

      Source

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.