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June 06, 2019 - MOC

Longitudinal Assessment vs. Exams: How to Think About CertLink

Still have some questions about how CertLink is going to be different from the MOC Examination? You're not alone! This article helps diplomates understand the shift from high stakes testing to longitudinal assessment and on-going learning.

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May 13, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Decreasing the Number of Postponed Procedures by Improving Pre-Visit Communication

This month’s PIP Spotlight was submitted by Erika Cottrell, MD. Dr. Cottrell wanted to improve the rate of procedures done in the office, by lowering the number of instances of patients forgetting to hold their medications.

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April 26, 2019 - MOC

ABPMR Announces Retirement of MOC Examination; Implementation of Longitudinal Assessment for MOC

Following a successful longitudinal assessment pilot, the ABPMR is announcing its plans to implement the program one year sooner than previously anticipated — participation in longitudinal assessment will count for the MOC assessment requirement beginning in 2020. Read more details here.

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April 09, 2019 - MOC

PIP Spotlight: Increasing Consistency of Needle Tracking During Acupuncture Treatment

April’s ABPMR PIP Spotlight focused on the implementation of needle documentation forms to improve safety rates for patients, physicians, and staff. This PIP Spotlight is by Francis Unson, DO.

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March 20, 2019 - MOC

The Vision Commission, ABMS Implementation Plans, and the ABPMR MOC Program

Recently, the Vision Commission released its final report detailing recommendations for the future of continuous certification. Click to read more about how the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has responded with an implementation plan and how those plans might affect ABPMR diplomates.

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