American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOTO)

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5615 Kirby Drive, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 850-0399
www.aboto.org

Maintenance of Certification Part II Lifelong Learning & Self-Assessment Requirements

  • The ABOTO requires all MOC participants to obtain a minimum of 25 hours of Category 1 CME credits annually.

    • Primary Certification: 25 hours of Category 1 CME credits annually, 60% of the physicians’ CME must be related to Otolaryngology.
    • Neurotology Certification: 25 hours of Category I CME credits annually, 60% of the physicians’ CME must be related to either Otology or Neurotology subspecialty-related.
    • Sleep Medicine Certification: 25 hours of Category 1 CME credits annually, 60% of the physicians’ CME must be related to Sleep Medicine subspecialty-related.
  • Diplomate is required to complete one ABOto self-assessment module in a specialty area of his/her choice once a year (score of 80% or higher).

Disclaimer – MOC Program requirements from the ABMS Member Boards is for general informational purposes only. The applicable MOC requirements are determined by each ABMS Member Board and may change from time to time. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information is correct, it is ultimately the responsibility of the user to confirm the applicable MOC requirements with the relevant ABMS Member Board(s).

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