Let us help you maintain your American Board of Anesthesiology certification with our wide range of anesthesiology CME courses, board reviews, and other CME activities! Aside from attaining CME credits, these courses will help you stay up to date on key topics in anesthesia including local anesthetics, general anesthesia, monitoring and delivery devices, muscle relaxants, and more.
How many CME credits are Anesthesiologists required to earn?
Anesthesiologists are required to earn a specific number of CME credits every year depending on which state medical board they are licensed by. Please check your state’s specific CME requirements to learn more.
How Many CME Credits is required by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)?
ABA certified Anesthesiologists are required to earn at least 250 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM every 10 years to maintain their board certification.
Depending on which Maintenance of Certification Program you belong to, there are additional requirements. For participants of the traditional MOCA program, they must earn at least 90 Self Assessment Points and 20 of the 250 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM every 10 years must be on Patient Safety.
Participants of the new MOCA 2.0 program must also in 20 CME credits on Patient Safety, but they are not required to earn Self-Assessment CME.
What other Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements are listed by the ABA?
There are additional requirements ABA certified anesthesiologists are required to complete depending on if they are in the traditional MOCA process or MOCA 2.0.
Participants of the traditional MOCA process are required to pass the MOCA exam that covers key Anesthesiology topics every 10 years.
Participants of MOCA 2.0 must complete a longitudinal assessment using the MOCA MinuteTM, which replaces the traditional MOCA exam.
Please check theaba.org for additional information.