Urology & Alabama CME Requirements

  • American Board of Urology

      • At a Glance

      • By the end of year 4

        • 90 Category 1 CME hours
      • By the end of year 6

        • 1 Patient Safety Module
        • 1 Complete Ethics Module
      • By the end of year 7

        • 90 Category 1 CME hours
      • By the end of year 9

        • MOC Exam (years 7-9)

      The American Board of Urology requires 90 CME hours, 30 of which must be CME Category 1 Credits, to be submitted every 3 years (at level 2 and level 4).
      At year 6, physicians are required to complete 1 Patient Safety Module and 1 Complete Ethics Module.

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  • Alabama Board of Medical Examiners and Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama

      • At a Glance

        25 total hours every 1 year

      • 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

      For MD/DO accreditation in Alabama, 25 CME credits are required per one year term, of which 25 must be AMA PRA category 1. The Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners does not allow the rollover of credits.


      Additional Requirement for Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate registrants:
      Every 2 years, 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits relating to controlled substance prescribing practices, recognizing signs of the abuse or misuse of controlled substances, or controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management.

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 We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.