News Article(s) tagged #longitudinal


January 28, 2020 - Research

Published: Evaluation of Longitudinal Assessment for use in Maintenance of Certification

The ABPMR board director–led research team published an article in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation on a quality improvement study that evaluated longitudinal assessment as a replacement for the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Examination. Click here to read a summary, including a link to the full article.

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October 09, 2019 - LA-PMR

The Future of Certification: Relevance, Value, Continuous Improvement

ABPMR continuing certification is designed to build on your medical training using proven adult learning methods. We invite you to imagine the future of certification with us, when your improvement goals and lifelong learning efforts integrate seamlessly into your practice.

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July 15, 2019 - LA-PMR

The Evolution of Time-Limited Certification: What Continuing Certification Really Means

Part of the plan to implement longitudinal assessment for PM&R (LA-PM&R) using CertLink starting next year is a change to the 10-year certification time limits that have been in effect since 1993. Understandably, this part of the transition to LA has caused some concern and questions — but what does the end of 10-year certification really mean, and how different is the new program from today’s requirements? Read on to find out.

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June 24, 2019 - Subspecialty Certification

ABPMR Implements Longitudinal Assessment for Pain Medicine Starting in 2020

The ABPMR is pleased to announce that diplomates who hold a subspecialty certificate for pain medicine will have the option of using Longitudinal Assessment to fulfill requirements for maintaining certification, starting in 2020.

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June 06, 2019 - LA-PMR

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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