CME in Support of MOC

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

No.  Partial credit will not be awarded to participants.

Participant completion should only be reported when the maximum number of MOC points have been achieved as...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

You will start reporting activities that are available as of Nov. 1, 2016 through the PARS system and any diplomate participation information associated with those activities.  If you are a registered provider with the ABA, you...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The number of ABA MOCA credits is equal to the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits designated for the activity.  For example, if your activity is designated for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, then it would...

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

If requested by the participant, the provider must provide the participant with written documentation (eg, that could be downloaded or provided in hard copy), to include the name of the activity and the provider; the participant...

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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

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

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

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

The ABA’s MOCA 2.0 Part 2 requirement is 250 credits of CME activities over a 10-year cycle that meet the following criteria:

All credits must be Category 1 CME...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

For most CME activities that are registered for ABIM MOC points, the number of CME credits will be the same as the number of MOC points.  However, it is possible that a large activity might only have certain sessions that qualify...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

No, there is no fee at this time to register CME activities for ABA, ABIM, or ABP MOC programs.

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The ABP will verify the participant’s ABP ID number , as well as  First & Last Name. If the First & Last Name do not match, the participant’s date of birth (mm/dd) will be used to verify the participant’s information....

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

ACCME publishes information about accredited CME activities that have been registered for MOC via its CME Finder website (www.cmefinder.org). CME Finder is a publicly available on-line search...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

There are three options available to you for registering an activity for MOC in PARS. 

Accredited providers may use the web fill form in the PARS interface to complete...

Published on:
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

No, the ACCME has the expectation that accredited providers evaluate the impact of their activities on learners’ knowledge, strategies/skills, performance, and/or patient outcomes. Different assessment...

Published on:
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CME providers that have previously worked with a specialty board to have their CME activity(ies) approved, should contact that specialty board to determine the preferred method for reporting learner data. ...

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

As a service to accredited providers and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), the ACCME will conduct audits on the activities registered for the ABIM and...

Last Revised:
November 1, 2016
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Thursday, August 11, 2016

As a benefit of registering CME activities for MOC using ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS), accredited providers agree to have information about their activities made available to the public via ACCME’s CME...

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November 1, 2016
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Monday, May 16, 2016

Each specialty board has its own guidance for calculating the number of MOC points/credits available for an activity.  See “Ask ACCME” pages for specific boards to determine the number of MOC points/credits for the activity that...

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May 16, 2016
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Monday, May 16, 2016

The ACCME and ABIM have developed a resource, Evaluation Tool: CME that Counts for ABIM MOC...

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Monday, May 16, 2016

The MOC audit is not part of the reaccreditation process. The ACCME will notify you if you are selected for an MOC audit and will ask you to complete a...

Last Revised:
November 2, 2016
Published on:
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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Last Revised:
November 1, 2016
Published on:
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

When you submit participant completion data, PARS will verify the participant's information against simple validation rules, and if verified, will transmit the record to the specialty board(s) for further validation. After the...

Last Revised:
November 1, 2016
Published on:
Monday, December 14, 2015

Reporting Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points for an accredited CME activity is a straightforward two-step process.

  • First, an accredited CME provider registers the activity in ACCME's...

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