ExpiresNovember 29, 2019
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
This practice improvement project (PIP) is a comprehensive module designed to assist the learner in assessing their knowledge of low back pain and its standards of care, using evidence based medicine, and their implementation of that knowledge into practice, identify what areas can be improved, create an action plan to address those areas and then implement it practice. PIPs are interactive, selfdirected modules and it is recommended to allow a minimum of 5 weeks to complete.
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part IV PI CME Activity
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
Assess current knowledge of low back pain according to published evidence based medicine.
Assess current incorporation of evidence based medicine and standards of care into clinical practice and procedures.
Identify gaps in utilization of best practices for patient care
Create an action plan based on self assessment and practice assessment and establish measurable benchmarks to assess progress of action plan
Integrate action plan into clinical practice to improve patient care
Analyze outcomes of action plan, identify areas for improvement according to established benchmarks and incorporate appropriate changes into practice
Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
This activity qualifies for the CMS Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), where you can earn a performance-based payment adjustment to your Medicare payment
Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military