Sleep Medicine Maintenance of Certification Exam Review
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Key MOC Features
Sleep Medicine MOC Board Review Topics Covered:
- Movement Disorders
- Breathing Disorders
- Normal Sleep and Variants
- Sleep-Wake Timing
- Sleep in Other Disorders
Information About the Sleep Medicine MOC Exam
What is covered on the ABIM Sleep Medicine Recertification Exam?
According to the ABIM Sleep Medicine MOC Examination Blueprint, the Sleep Medicine MOC exam covers the following topics:
- Normal Sleep and Variants 16%
- Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders 10%
- Insomnia 17%
- Central Disorders of Hypersomnia 12%
- Parasomnias 7%
- Sleep-Related Movements 8%
- Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders 20%
- Sleep in Other Disorders 5%
- Instrumentation and Testing 5%
The BoardVitals Sleep Medicine MOC question bank follows the content outlined in the ABIM examination blueprint.
What is the format of the Sleep Medicine MOC Exam?:
The Sleep Medicine Maintenance of Certification exam is comprised of multiple-choice questions (MCQ) in single best answer format. The questions consist predominantly of patient scenario descriptions and ask about the tasks performed by physicians in the course of practice such as making a diagnosis and recommending treatment or other patient care.
The Sleep Medicine MOC Exam is a one day in-person exam offered once per year. The exam takes approximately 10 hours including 100 minutes of available break time to use during your examination. The exam day schedule is divided into four sessions, each containing a max of 60 questions. The First-Time Taker Pass Rate for the 2018 Sleep Medicine MOC exam was 88%.
In addition to the BoardVitals Sleep Medicine MOC Question Bank, be sure to study the laboratory reference ranges that may be used in ABIM exam questions as well as the ABIM Subspecialty MOC exam tutorial.
Stated Learning Objectives of the Sleep Medicine CME Activity
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 epidemiological studies
- Describe the underlying pathophysiology of disease and basic science knowledge
Contributing Medical Faculty
- Kelly Milton, MD
- Trek Lanahan, MD
- Thomas Lambert, MD
How do I earn Sleep Medicine CME Credits?
- Check your state requirements for CME where you practice.
- Purchase the Sleep 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 45 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.
BoardVitals is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
BoardVitals designates this Internet Enduring Material for a maximum of 45 AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Further Sleep Medicine CME info found here.