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All the students and residents post when they finally get scores or match, etc.

I just wanted to join the fun and say I just got the results of my MOC exam from last month and I passed! YAY! I figured I had, but when you are waiting 6 weeks and then waiting for the web pages to load to give your your results, you can start to make yourself quite anxious. At least I did for a few seconds... :D

Now I just gotta get another 30 - 40 CMEs and finish my PIP online in the next couple months.

Just for those of you who may be coming up on your MOC exam - the online SAEs were absolutely invaluable for studying for the test. Plus they count for a large number of CMEs toward the 300 you need.

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yeah, so maybe someone out there can give me some help here. it seems that everyfew months the requirements for CME / MOC change. i have no idea how many credits i need, how many "category 1 credits", something about "risk management credits", yada yada yada. i do know there is a maintenance of certification exam every 10 years, i think. clear info would help

this is about as clear as mud to me.

btw, mazel tov pmr4msk, and sorry to threadjack
 

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yeah, so maybe someone out there can give me some help here. it seems that everyfew months the requirements for CME / MOC change. i have no idea how many credits i need, how many "category 1 credits", something about "risk management credits", yada yada yada. i do know there is a maintenance of certification exam every 10 years, i think. clear info would help

this is about as clear as mud to me.

btw, mazel tov pmr4msk, and sorry to threadjack
Hopefully this web page from the Academy makes it a little more clear than mud.

http://me.e-aapmr.org/MOC.aspx
 

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yeah, so maybe someone out there can give me some help here. it seems that everyfew months the requirements for CME / MOC change. i have no idea how many credits i need, how many "category 1 credits", something about "risk management credits", yada yada yada. i do know there is a maintenance of certification exam every 10 years, i think. clear info would help

this is about as clear as mud to me.

btw, mazel tov pmr4msk, and sorry to threadjack

The academy will periodically send you links to see where you are. Generally, it's 300 CMEs over 10 years, 1 practice improvement project, the MOC exam and 4 SAEs.

For those certifying or re-certifying 2012 and later, they are adding more. :thumbdown:
 

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Well as long as they grandfathered themselves from having to do this....
 

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Well as long as they grandfathered themselves from having to do this....
"They" do not equal "Academy (AAPM&R)". The ABPM&R decides board certification requirements, the AAPM&R has educational products that try to help you fulfill those requirements. (i.e. study guides, online courses, etc.)
 

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"They" do not equal "Academy (AAPM&R)". The ABPM&R decides board certification requirements, the AAPM&R has educational products that try to help you fulfill those requirements. (i.e. study guides, online courses, etc.)
And let me know if I'm wrong, but doesn't the AAPM&R have an easy system to document, and keep track of all your credit hours and other requirements?? Kind of like a central place to go to stay organized over each 10-year span.
 

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And let me know if I'm wrong, but doesn't the AAPM&R have an easy system to document, and keep track of all your credit hours and other requirements?? Kind of like a central place to go to stay organized over each 10-year span.
Yes.

And if you do them through AcadeME, they record them for you.
 
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I am just starting to study for mine now. There are so many resources on academe website but they are expensive and I don't want to buy materials I don't need. Did you use the question bank? Did you use any of the review course modules? Did you do all the SAEs or some in particular? Did you use a book?
Thanks for your help