Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine MOC Exam Questions
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Key MOC Features
Hospital Medicine MOC Board Review Topics Covered:
- Cardiovascular disorders
- Pulmonary disease and critical care medicine
- Gastroenterologic and hepatic disorders
- Nephrologic and urologic disorders
- Endocrinologic disorders
- Hematologic and oncologic disorders
- Neurologic disorders
- Allergic, Immunologic, Dermatologic, and Rheumatologic Disorders
- Palliative care, Medical ethics, and Decision‐making
- Consultative Co‐Management
- Quality, Safety, and Clinical Reasoning
About the ABIM Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine MOC Exam
According to the ABIM, the Hospital Medicine Maintenance of Certification exam is designed to evaluate the knowledge, diagnostic reasoning, and clinical judgment skills expected of the certified hospitalist in the broad domain of the discipline.
What is covered on the Hospital Medicine MOC Exam?
As outlined in the ABIM Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine MOC Exam Blueprint, the following topics will be tested in the exam:
- Inpatient and transitional care: 63.5%
- Cardiovascular disorders 12.5%
- Pulmonary disease and critical care medicine 13%
- Gastroenterologic and hepatic disorders 10.5%
- Nephrologic and urologic disorders 8.5%
- Endocrinologic disorders 5%
- Hematologic and oncologic disorders 3.5%
- Neurologic disorders 7.5%
- Allergic, immunologic, dermatologic, and rheumatologic disorders 3%
- Palliative care, medical ethics, and decision‐making 6.5%
- Consultative co‐management 15%
- Quality, safety, and clinical reasoning 15%
To familiarize yourself with the ABIM exam question format, take the Hospital Medicine MOC Exam Tutorial.
VIDEO: Hospital Medicine MOC Board Review Question Explained
Check out BoardVitals' Cofounder, Dr. Andrea Paul answer a question from our Hospital Medicine MOC question bank! This lecture is part of our "Practice Connection" video series that we developed to highlight helpful practice questions and explanations. Check out this Hospital Medicine lecture discussing how to diagnose particular skin lesions, covered in our Hospital Medicine MOC question bank.
How long is the Hospital Medicine MOC Exam?
The Hospital Medicine MOC exam lasts approximately 10 hours, which is divided into four sessions, each containing a maximum of 60 MCQ’s in single best answer format.
In 2018, the First -Time Taker Pass Rate was 88% for Hospital Medicine MOC.
How do I earn Hospital Medicine CME Credits?
- Check your state requirements for CME where you practice.
- Purchase the Hospital Medicine 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.
AccreditationsSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 70 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.
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BoardVitals designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 70 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Further Hospital Medicine CME info found here.