American Board Of Anesthesiology
The American Board of Anesthesiology
4208 Six Forks Road, Suite 1500
Raleigh, NC 27609-5735
Phone: (919) 745-2200
Fax: (919) 745-2201www.theaba.org
Maintenance of Certification Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Requirements
- All credits must be AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits™.
- No more than 70 CME credits per calendar year (completed between 2006 and 2012) will be credited toward the Part II requirement.
- No more than 60 CME credits per calendar year (completed in or after 2013) will be credited toward the requirement.
- Complete a minimum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits™ from ABA-approved Patient Safety CME Activities.
Fundamentals of Patient Safety: Introduction American Society of Anesthesiologists
Fundamentals of Patient Safety is an interactive, online CME course covering patient safety principles, reinforced with anesthesia-specific scenarios and examples. Case studies, quizzes and exercises within the course provide ample opportunity to apply patient safety concepts to the practice of anesthesiology. This course helps fulfill the patient safety CME requirement for Part II of the ABA MOCA®
IHI Open School - Patient Safety Curriculum - From Error to Harm Institute for Healthcare Improvement
As long as humans are practicing health care, mistakes and harm will be part of our daily work. But how can you mitigate the mistakes you make? And why do we make errors in the first place? The suite of courses will introduce you to the fundamentals of patient safety, and explain why to err is human. You’ll dive into content about teamwork and communication, explore root cause analysis and the aftermath of adverse events, and discover the critical components comprising a culture of safety.
IHI Open School - Faculty Development - Why Engage Trainees in Quality and Safety? Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Medical residents are often the eyes and ears that witness the deficiencies in the systems that provide care. Do they have the knowledge, skills, and time to improve those systems in your organization? This suite of one-lesson courses provides a step-by-step guide to embedding quality and safety into your residency training. With education about the Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) program, practical examples of successful programs, and an experiential learning opportunity, these courses will help you equip the next generation of physicians with skills to improve health care.
The requirements and other information provided on this page are determined by each ABMS Member Board and may be subject to change. Please refer to the relevant Board’s website to confirm the applicable requirements.
Specialties & Subspecialties
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Society for Critical Care Medicine
American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)
American Academy of Sleep Medicine