Allergy & Immunology & Connecticut CME Requirements

  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology

      • At a Glance

      • 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Annually
      • By the end of year 5

        • 1 Practice Assessment/Quality Improvement Activitiy
        • 2 Continuous Assessment Program (CAP) Pilot
      • By the end of year 10

        • 1 Communication Module
        • 1 Patient Safety Module
        • 2 Practice Assessment/Quality Improvement Activity (Cumulative over all 10 years)
        • 2 Continuous Assessment Program (CAP) Pilot
        • Pass the Secure Examination once every ten years.

      The American Board of Allergy and Immunology requires 25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits each year on the subject of Allergy and Immunology. Up to 6 of these credits may come from non-self-directed state and institutionally mandated CME activities. A Patient Safety module and Communication module are each required once every 10 years. The Continuous Assessment Program (CAP) Pilot is also required and consists of two five-year cycles. Each year consists of two six-month question blocks, 30 article-based and 10 core / general knowledge questions. Complete 1 Practice Assessment/Quality Improvement model every 5 years (see ABAI website for qualifying activities).

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  • State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health

      • At a Glance

        50 total hours every 2 years

      • 50 Hours in Area of Practice.
      • 1 Credit In Various Subjects (see full description) during first renewal and every 6 years (3rd renewal period) after.

      The Connecticut Medical Examining Board requires 50 CME hours every two years in the area of the physician's practice. Additionally, during a physician's first renewal period, and once within every six year period after, at least one credit is required in each of the following categories: cultural competency, domestic violence, infectious disease (which includes, but is not limited to, AIDS and HIV), risk management, including, but not limited to, for registration periods beginning on or after October 1, 2015, prescribing controlled substances and pain management, sexual assault, cultural competency, and behavioral health.

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Continuing Education requirements change often. We monitor the boards regularly to stay current, but if any information appears out of date, contact us and let us know.