AMERICAN BOARD OF COLON AND RECTAL SURGERY
MANDATED CME CONTENT REQUIREMENTS
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CME Requirements At-A-Glance
Renewal Cycle:
      Five-year CME cycle - deadline is December 31 of the final year of each five-year CME cycle


Minimum CMEs:
CME Requirements Detail
Diplomates are required to complete 90 AMA PRA Category I CME Credits™ every five years. A minimum of 50 of the 90 AMA PRA Category I Credits™ must include a Self-assessment Activity. CARSEP or SESAP are recommended; however, any accredited CME activity that provides AMA PRA Category I Credits™, and a Self-Assessment component (with a passing score of greater that 75%), will be accepted for MOC Part II Self-Assessment.

*PLEASE NOTE: 30 Self-Assessments CMEs will be waived once every five years for successful participation in Certlink an average score of 70% or higher over the course of the five-year cycle with full participation.
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Updated April 2020
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