Lifelong Learning

Evolving With Advances in the Field

How much has changed in PM&R since you finished your residency? For physiatrists, it depends on how long it’s been since graduation.

Part II of the ABPMR Maintenance of Certification Program focuses on helping you bridge the gap between residency knowledge and what you need to know to provide the highest quality care in your practice today. With a combination of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Self-Assessment (SA) credits, MOC Part II helps keep you on track and learning throughout your career.


Part II: Two Parts

The Lifelong Learning requirement of ABPMR MOC comprises two parts: Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Self-Assessments.

Category 1 CME Credits

Complete and post an average of 30 Category 1 CME Credits per year of certification. At least 50% of these credits should be related to the practice of physical medicine and rehabilitation (for PM&R certificates) or to your subspecialty area (for subspecialty certificates).

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Complete and post an average of 8 CME credits related to a self-assessment activity per year of certification. (If your current certificate was issued prior to 2012, you complete a total of four self-assessments over your 10-year cycle.

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What's Your CME and SA Status?

Wondering if you're on track for completing your 5- or 10-year requirements to maintain your certification? Don't know whether you've entered the CME credits you've earned over the last year?

The best way to see what you’ve done and what you have left to do is to check your physician homepage.

First, log in to your profile. When you click on "MOC Homepage", you'll see a dashboard listing your requirements and how many have been fulfilled. From here, you can enter any missing CME credits as well.

Questions? Call the MOC team at 507-282-1776. We're here to help!