CME in Support of MOC

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Providers are encouraged to register their activities for MOC as far in advance of the activity start date as possible. This allows learners to find the activity on www.cmefinder.org. It also...

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Monday, March 12, 2018

The Self-Assessment Module or SAM is a type of CME activity defined by the American Board of Pathology. SAM activities must be accredited CME and must offer a robust evaluation component. Learners must successfully complete the...

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Monday, March 12, 2018

The answer depends on the requirements of the certifying board. For ABIM, ABA, and ABPath, you may offer learners the opportunity to earn different numbers of credits for the same activity, depending on their engagement with the...

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Monday, March 12, 2018

As a part of their collaboration with ACCME, the ABPath has expanded the acceptable types of assessments for SAMs. SAM activities are no longer limited to tests or quizzes as their evaluation mechanism. Providers are still required...

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Monday, March 12, 2018

ABPath diplomates must obtain a minimum of 70 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits for each two-year period. At least 20 of the 70 credits must come from Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs). Eighty percent of these credits must be directly...

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Yes, activities may offer up to three credit types for ABPath Continuing Certification. All pathology-relevant accredited CME activities will meet the requirements of ABPath Lifelong Learning (...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

The AHRQ website provides detailed information about what is included in the three Aims or six Priorities...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

Typically, the number of MOC points will be equivalent to the number of CME credits designated for the activity. However, it is acceptable for the MOC points to be less than the number of CME credits...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

No. The accredited provider defines a minimum participation threshold for MOC activities. Physician learners are likely to participate in one or more of the areas outlined in ABIM’s requirements for Practice...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

ABIM has extended the decision to not require Practice Assessment in its MOC program through December 31, 2018. However, ABIM Board Certified physicians must earn a total of 100 MOC points every 5 years and...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

Yes, you can register an activity for only ABIM Practice Assessment points.

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

The ACCME will notify you if you are selected for an MOC audit and will ask you to complete a structured abstract for the...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

The same learner information would be required as is currently collected for ABIM Medical Knowledge activities: The physician learner’s first and last name, date of birth (mm/dd), date of completion of the...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

The National Academy of Medicine’s quality dimensions include six specific aims for improvement.  More information can be found here:    ...

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

When you enter participant completion records in PARS, you will need to indicate the number of total MOC points earned and the MOC credit type(s) for which the points were earned. 

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April 17, 2017
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Monday, April 17, 2017

Providers are required to enter the typical activity-related fields in PARS, and if the activity is eligible to offer ABIM Practice Assessment Points, the provider must attest to meeting the ABIM’s...

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Yes, activities outside of pediatrics may be registered for ABP MOC credit provided that the activity is relevant to physicians certified by the ABP, as demonstrated by the professional practice gap(s) and content of the activity...

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Any CME provider accredited directly by the ACCME, by a Recognized State Accreditor, or by Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education can register a CME activity for the ABP Lifelong...

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Click here for a list of activity types that can be registered for the Program.  

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The ABA’s MOCA content outline provides a framework for categorizing medical education content relevant to practicing anesthesiologists.  For each registered activity for MOCA 2.0, you will select at least one or a...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Click here for information on advertising guidelines for activities being registered for ABA MOCA 2.0 Part 2. 

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Please see Table 2 in the ABP Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment for MOC Part 2 CME Provider Program Manual for a detailed list of...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

You will need to report two records for ABA Diplomates that have earned Patient Safety credit as well as MOCA points for their participation in a CME activity.  These two types of credit cannot be reported...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Board certified physicians should see MOC points/credits reflected in their physician portal within 24 hours of the providers submitting the participant records in PARS.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Any CME provider accredited directly by the ACCME, by a Recognized State Accreditor, or by Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education can register a CME activity for the Part 2 (Lifelong Learning and Self-...

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