Hematology & Oncology ABIM Recertification (MOC) Exam Practice Questions
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Key MOC Features
Hematology and Oncology MOC Board Review Topics Covered:
- Anticancer Therapeutics
- Breast Cancer
- Clinical Research, Ethics
- CNS, Head, and Neck Cancers
- Genitourinary Cancer
- Gynecologic Cancer
- Hematologic Neoplasms
- Other Solid Tumors
- Thoracic Cancer
- Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
- Hematopoietic System and Coagulation
- Transfusion Medicine
- Genetics and Tumor Biology
- GI Tumors
Information About the ABIM Medical Oncology MOC Exam
According to the ABIM, the Medical Oncology MOC Exam is designed to determine whether a certified medical oncologist has maintained competency and currency in the knowledge and judgment required for practice.
What content is covered on the Medical Oncology MOC Exam?
According to the Medical Oncology MOC Exam Blueprint, the exam covers the following topics:
- Hematologic Neoplasms 14%
- Thoracic Cancer 11%
- Breast Cancer 13%
- Genitourinary Cancer 11.5%
- Gynecologic Cancer 4%
- Gastrointestinal Cancer 13.5%
- Skin Cancer, Sarcomas, and Unknown Primary Site 6%
- Anticancer Therapeutics, Clinical Research Methodology, and Ethics 10%
- Supportive Care, Survivorship, and Communication 11%
- Head, Neck, Thyroid, and Central Nervous System Malignancies 4%
- Genetics and Tumor Biology 2%
Information About the ABIM Hematology MOC Exam and Knowledge Check-In Assessment
According to the ABIM, the Hematology MOC exam is designed to evaluate whether a certified hematologist has maintained competence and currency in the knowledge and judgment required for practice.
Beginning in 2019, the ABIM started offering a new two year-assessment option for Hematology called a Knowledge Check-In for physicians to meet their MOC program requirements in lieu of taking the traditional MOC Exam.
What content is covered on the ABIM Hematology MOC Exam and Knowledge Check-In Assessment?
According to the Hematology MOC Exam Blueprint, the written exam covers the following topics:
- Hematopoietic System 25%
- Coagulation 27%
- Hematologic Neoplastic Disorders 35%
- Transfusion Medicine 5%
- Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) 8%
How Long Are the Hematology & Oncology MOC Exams?
Each exam lasts approximately 10 hours, which is divided into four sessions, each containing a maximum of 60 MCQ’s in single best answer format. Each exam is comprised of up to 220 MCQ's.
In 2018, the First -Time Taker Pass Rate was 94% for Hematology MOC and 91% for Oncology MOC.
Stated Learning Objectives for the Hematology & Oncology CME Course
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Make a diagnosis
- Order and interpret results
- Assess risk, determine prognosis, and apply principles from epidemiologic studies
- Describe the underlying pathophysiology of disease and basic science knowledge
Reviewing Medical Faculty
- Trek Langenhan, MD
How do I earn Hematology and Oncology CME Credits?
- Check your state requirements for CME where you practice.
- Purchase the Hematology and Oncology Question Bank with optional CME Certificate Add-on.
- Answer questions with at least 70% accuracy (you may correct answers as you go).
- Redeem and submit the form and evaluation.
- Print your PDF certificate of completion.
*Please Note: Non-MOC hours (CME only) are self-reported. Please follow the instructions given by your board to report your CME hours. Members of the ABIM must log into their website to submit the number of hours stated on the certificate.
For full steps, view our Support Page on Redeeming CME Hours.
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BoardVitals designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Further Hematology and Oncology CME info found here.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 27 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.