Thoracic Surgery & Nebraska 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

  • Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery

      • At a Glance

        50 total hours every 2 years

      • 50 AMA Category 1 Credits.

      The Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery requires 50 hours of CME credits every two years, all of which must be Category 1 AMA credits. Up to 24 hours accumulated beyond the 50 required hours may be carried over to the next renewal cycle.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.