Thoracic Surgery & Kansas 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.

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  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts

      • At a Glance

        50 total hours every 1 year

      • 20 Category 1 Credits.

      Kansas Board of Healing Arts offers the ability to renew every 1, 2 or 3 years. 50 CME credits are required every year for every year since your last renewal. Of those 50 CMEs, a minimum of 20 must be Category 1 credits and a maximum of 30 credits can be Category 2 credits.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.