The Preventive Medicine MOC Exam content consists of ONLY the candidate’s specialty or subspecialty. The MOC Exam follows the same content outline as the initial certification exam without the core portion.
The Preventive Medicine MOC Exam is an in-person examination in pencil and paper format. Candidates have two hours to the complete the exam which includes 100 multiple-choice questions. A score of 60 correct answers or more is considered passing. Pass/fail results are emailed to the candidates no later than four weeks after the exam.
According to the ABPM, candidates attempting recertification in Preventive Medicine must pass the cognitive exam prior to the expiration of their current certificate in order to recertify without a lapse. The examination is open to diplomates who fall under one of the following two requirements: those who are in the final three years of their certification cycle and those with a lifetime certification who choose to participate in the MOC process.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Further Preventive Medicine CME info found here.
The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 40 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.