Because of the ABPN's rapid expansion of CME and Self-Assessment (SA) requirements, many psychiatrists need to play catch up. In fact, some psychiatrists may need to earn as many as 80 SA credits over the next 5 years! See the table below to find exactly how many SAs you need to earn by your exam year.
Phase-In Schedule for ABPN Ten Year MOC Program Component Requirements
|Original Certification or Recertification Year||MOC Application Year||MOC Exam Year||TOTAL CME Credits Required||CME From SA||First SA Activity required||Second SA Activity required||First PIP Unit required||Second PIP Unit required||Third PIP Unit required|
|2007 and Later||2016||2017||300||80||X||X||X||X||X|
Fortunately, there is a convenient, effective and simple way to get caught up on your CME and SA requirements. Online Courses for Self-Assessment Credit are just that. Courses available online for you to complete in your spare time – anytime and anywhere! Since you can watch lectures on your computer, tablet, or smartphone, you can turn any wasted time into time meeting your MOC requirements. Watch lectures during a break in your office, or on your tablet between patients.
So choose from as many Online Courses for Self-Assessment Credit as you need to get caught up. Each presents practical information you can use in your daily practice, and each is an ABPN-accredited Self-Assessment Activity.
|Managing Patients With Borderline Personality Disorder||Up to 12||Up to 24|
|Adult Master Psychopharmacology 3||8||17|
|Child & Adolescent Master Psychopharmacology 3||8||16.5|
Rage, instability, mood swings, impulsivity, substance abuse, self injury, and violence. At one point or another, most psychiatrists are called upon to treat patients with BPD. In this Online Course, nationally-recognized experts provide you with extremely practical, hands-on guidance on how to manage BPD from the doctor’s perspective. Since the goal of this Intensive is ultimate practicality, every lecture is presents focused, actionable directions, so you can return to your practice confident in every new step you must take to minimize your stress, and to improve your care for patients with BPD. To maximize its utility to you, Managing Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder is available in 3-segments, each of which contains 8 CME and 4 SA credits. So choose one segment – or all three! – for up to 12 SA and 24 CME credits. More info
Unlike other courses, the single-minded goal of The Master Psychopharmacology Course is to ensure your ability to implement what you learn. After all, it doesn’t matter what great things you hear and see if you don’t make use of them once you’re back in the office, sitting across your desk from a complex, treatment-resistant patient. That’s what makes it the World’s Most Powerfully Practical Psychopharmacology Course!
Receive online and mobile access to 17 CME hours of pharma-free, powerfully practical psychopharmacology lectures PLUS earn up to 8 SA CME credits. Topics include: Mood Disorders During Pregnancy, Managing The Adult Patient With An Autism Spectrum Disorder, Treatment Of Alcohol And Drug Abuse, and many more. Each lecture is presented by all-star faculty, carefully coached to give you the most down-in-the-trenches, practice-relevant, immediately-usable prescribing guidance possible. More info
Leading child and adolescent psychiatrists present detailed, real-world guidance and lead you through 16.5 intensive hours of high-yield lectures. The single-minded goal of The Master Psychopharmacology Course is to ensure your ability to implement what you learn. After all, it doesn’t matter what great things you hear and see if you don’t make use of them once you’re back in the office, sitting across your desk from a complex, treatment-resistant patient.
Receive online and mobile access to 16.5 CME hours of pharma-free, powerfully practical psychopharmacology lectures PLUS earn up to 8 SA CME credits. Topics include Pharmacotherapy of Non-OCD Anxiety Disorders, Partnering with Schools and Complex Families, Treatment of Substance Abuse in Adolescence and many more. Each lecture is presented by all-star faculty, carefully coached to give you the most down-in-the-trenches, practice-relevant, immediately-usable prescribing guidance possible. More info
These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies, LLC. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates the live and enduring material formats for these educational activities as follows:
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the specific activity. These CME activities were planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the 2012 Master Psychopharmacology Course, 2012 Child Psychopharmacology Course and the Borderline Personality Disorder Course and has approved these programs as a part of a comprehensive Self-Assessment Program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of Maintenance of Certification.