ABAI Maintenance of Certification Program Mark L Corbett M.D. Past chair ABAI BOD ABMS MOC Committee
ABAI History <ul><li>The ABAI was established in 1971 </li></ul><ul><li>One of the 24 member boards of the ABMS </li></ul>...
Why Maintenance of Certification (MOC)? <ul><li>Regulatory agencies, HMOs and the public require documentation of continua...
What is MOC ? <ul><li>The ABMS MOC program addresses the needs  of both physicians and patients </li></ul><ul><li>The prog...
Six Core Competencies Patient  Care Medical Knowledge Evidenced-based Learning Communication Systems-based Practice Profes...
ABAI MOC Components <ul><li>Part I: Professional Standing </li></ul><ul><li>Part II: Self-Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Par...
ABAI MOC Components   Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Part I: Professional Standing...
Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Professional Standing  (Licensure) </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment ...
Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Professional Standing  (Licensure) </li></ul><ul><li>Current, valid unrestricted medical li...
Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Professional Standing  (Licensure) </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment ...
Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CME:  Minimum of 25 hrs/yr (a...
Part II Requirement: Patient Safety Module <ul><li>Patient Safety Module (foundation component) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>30 questions covering recent advances in field of Allergy and Immunology </li></ul><ul><li>Open book exam with 6 w...
Recent Advances Module First Offer Second Offer Registration January 1 - March 31 July 1 - September 30 Deadline to Start ...
Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Professional Standing  (Licensure) </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment ...
Four Components of MOC <ul><li>III. Cognitive Expertise / Secure Examination </li></ul><ul><li>Proctored exam at Pearson C...
Historical Pass Rates on Recertification Exams 2009 2010 # Recertifying 203 96 % Pass Rate 94% 96% Voluntary 2 2 Mandatory...
Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Professional Standing  (Licensure) </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment ...
What is Practice Improvement? <ul><li>Evaluation of clinical practice according to specialty-specific standards for patien...
Part IV: Practice Improvement   Deliver Care Measure Care   Reflect on Feedback Make a Change
Part IV Requirement: Communication Module <ul><li>ABIM Communications PIM for Specialists or   Referring Physicians </li><...
Part IV Requirement: Practice Improvement Module <ul><li>Practice Improvement Modules - One every 5 years </li></ul><ul><u...
ABAI ABMS Safety Module QI Component <ul><li>Not forced to pass-learning module </li></ul><ul><li>Goals set based on initi...
ABAI Practice Improvement Modules (future) <ul><li>Working on approval process for outside quality improvement programs </...
ABAI MOC Components   Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Part I: Professional Standing...
MOC Participation Total Participating All Diplomates 5318 2841 53%  Time-Unlimited Certificates 2429 (46%) 618 25%  Time-L...
2011 Fees Certification Secure Examination $2700 Late Application $500 Maintenance of Certification Secure Examination $28...
ABAI MOC <ul><li>The reporting of participation in ABAI MOC changed in 2011   </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in MOC (and ...
ABAI MOC <ul><li>Why participate? </li></ul><ul><li>Professionalism </li></ul><ul><li>Aligns with MOL </li></ul><ul><li>Ma...
ABAI Communications to Help <ul><li>Newsletter e-mailed to all diplomates </li></ul><ul><li>Reminder emails for MOC deadli...
<ul><li>  ABMS MOC  </li></ul><ul><li>  American Board of Allergy and Immunology </li></ul><ul><li>  Certification Matters...
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Kentucky Society of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology Annual Meeting-September 2011

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  • *Pediatricians must complete the referring physicians module at this time as only patients 18 years and older can complete the patient surveys.
  • Allergy ABAI MOC Update-2011

    1. 1. ABAI Maintenance of Certification Program Mark L Corbett M.D. Past chair ABAI BOD ABMS MOC Committee
    2. 2. ABAI History <ul><li>The ABAI was established in 1971 </li></ul><ul><li>One of the 24 member boards of the ABMS </li></ul><ul><li>The ABAI is a conjoint board of its two parent boards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The American Board of Internal Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The American Board of Pediatrics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Beginning in 1989, new ABAI Diplomates received certificates valid for 10 years </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to October, 1989, certificates were time unlimited </li></ul>
    3. 3. Why Maintenance of Certification (MOC)? <ul><li>Regulatory agencies, HMOs and the public require documentation of continual professional development and education by physicians </li></ul><ul><li>MOC is a professional response to the need for public accountability and transparency </li></ul>
    4. 4. What is MOC ? <ul><li>The ABMS MOC program addresses the needs of both physicians and patients </li></ul><ul><li>The program offers physicians a process to keep skills and knowledge current and it responds to consumers </li></ul><ul><li>MOC offers evidence of highly qualified physicians who follow best practices and evidenced-based care </li></ul><ul><li>An assessment of six core competencies as defined by the ABMS </li></ul>
    5. 5. Six Core Competencies Patient Care Medical Knowledge Evidenced-based Learning Communication Systems-based Practice Professionalism
    6. 6. ABAI MOC Components <ul><li>Part I: Professional Standing </li></ul><ul><li>Part II: Self-Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Part III: Cognitive Expertise </li></ul><ul><li>Part IV: Practice Improvement </li></ul>
    7. 7. ABAI MOC Components   Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Part I: Professional Standing · Maintain unrestricted medical license throughout cycle · Remit annual MOC fee of $150 · Update demographic and contact information annually Part II: Self-Assessment · Average of 25 allergy/immunology CME credits required annually · Complete 1 Patient Safety Foundation Module Complete 1 Recent Advances module examination during year 1-5 Complete 1 Recent Advances module examination during year 6-10 Part III: Cognitive Expertise   Secure examination may be taken in year 8, 9, or 10 Part IV: Practice Improvement · Complete 1 communication PIM during cycle Complete 1 Quality Improvement Module during year 1-5 Complete 1 Quality Improvement Module during year 6-10
    8. 8. Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Professional Standing (Licensure) </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Expertise (Examination) </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Performance Assessment </li></ul>
    9. 9. Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Professional Standing (Licensure) </li></ul><ul><li>Current, valid unrestricted medical license in U.S. or Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Remit annual MOC fee of $150 </li></ul><ul><li>Update demographic information </li></ul>
    10. 10. Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Professional Standing (Licensure) </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Expertise (Examination) </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Performance Assessment </li></ul>
    11. 11. Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CME: Minimum of 25 hrs/yr (averaged over two years) of Allergy or Immunology specific CME- Category 1-AMA Physicians Recognition Award ( examples: http://www.abai.org/CME.asp) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ABAI ABMS Patient Safety Module (foundation component) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recent Advances Module (every 5 yrs) </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Part II Requirement: Patient Safety Module <ul><li>Patient Safety Module (foundation component) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Part II MOC requirement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can choose ABAI IT module or ABMS module </li></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>30 questions covering recent advances in field of Allergy and Immunology </li></ul><ul><li>Open book exam with 6 weeks given to complete; key references provided </li></ul><ul><li>Need to score 80% to pass (multiple attempts are permitted) </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage diplomates to know the cutting edge research and how to search information </li></ul><ul><li>One exam every five years - separated by three year time period </li></ul><ul><li>Six hours CME </li></ul>Part II Requirement: Knowledge Self-Assessment Recent Advances Module (every 5 years)
    14. 14. Recent Advances Module First Offer Second Offer Registration January 1 - March 31 July 1 - September 30 Deadline to Start March 31 September 30 Deadline to Submit May 12 November 11 Results June 1 December 1 Retest Start June 1 December 1 Retest Deadline June 30 December 31 Retest Results upon completion upon completion
    15. 15. Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Professional Standing (Licensure) </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Expertise (Examination) </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Performance Assessment </li></ul>
    16. 16. Four Components of MOC <ul><li>III. Cognitive Expertise / Secure Examination </li></ul><ul><li>Proctored exam at Pearson Centers across U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Criterion Referenced testing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensures those who should pass can pass </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Computer administered </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice computer exam available on web </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content – ABAI blueprint </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All questions from clinical area of blueprint </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Historical Pass Rates on Recertification Exams 2009 2010 # Recertifying 203 96 % Pass Rate 94% 96% Voluntary 2 2 Mandatory 201 94
    18. 18. Four Components of MOC <ul><li>Professional Standing (Licensure) </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Expertise (Examination) </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Performance Assessment </li></ul>
    19. 19. What is Practice Improvement? <ul><li>Evaluation of clinical practice according to specialty-specific standards for patient care </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment of quality of care as compared to peers and national benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Application of best evidence or consensus recommendations to improve care </li></ul><ul><li>Documentation of improvement in care by re-measurement </li></ul>
    20. 20. Part IV: Practice Improvement Deliver Care Measure Care Reflect on Feedback Make a Change
    21. 21. Part IV Requirement: Communication Module <ul><li>ABIM Communications PIM for Specialists or Referring Physicians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Once during ten year cycle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assess physician communication skills with patients or referring physicians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patients or physician peers fill out survey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presently require either patient or referring physician but this will probably change </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Part IV Requirement: Practice Improvement Module <ul><li>Practice Improvement Modules - One every 5 years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Asthma IQ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ABIM Asthma PIM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AAP Equipp Asthma </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACR Rheumatology PIM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ABMS Patient Safety Module (QI component) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ABAI ABMS IT module (QI component) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ABIM HIV PIM </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. ABAI ABMS Safety Module QI Component <ul><li>Not forced to pass-learning module </li></ul><ul><li>Goals set based on initial data entered </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If <50 %, need to show 50% improvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If >50% but <100%, need to show 25% improvement </li></ul></ul>
    24. 24. ABAI Practice Improvement Modules (future) <ul><li>Working on approval process for outside quality improvement programs </li></ul><ul><li>Developing measures to incorporate into PIM’s or registry </li></ul>
    25. 25. ABAI MOC Components   Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Part I: Professional Standing · Maintain unrestricted medical license throughout cycle · Remit annual MOC fee of $150 · Update demographic and contact information annually Part II: Self-Assessment · Average of 25 allergy/immunology CME credits required annually · Complete 1 Patient Safety Foundation Module Complete 1 Recent Advances module examination during year 1-5 Complete 1 Recent Advances module examination during year 6-10 Part III: Cognitive Expertise   Secure examination may be taken in year 8, 9, or 10 Part IV: Practice Improvement · Complete 1 communication PIM during cycle Complete 1 Quality Improvement Module during year 1-5 Complete 1 Quality Improvement Module during year 6-10
    26. 26. MOC Participation Total Participating All Diplomates 5318 2841 53% Time-Unlimited Certificates 2429 (46%) 618 25% Time-Limited Certificates 2889 (54%) 2223 77%
    27. 27. 2011 Fees Certification Secure Examination $2700 Late Application $500 Maintenance of Certification Secure Examination $2850 Late Application $500 Annual Fee $150 Recent Advances Module free
    28. 28. ABAI MOC <ul><li>The reporting of participation in ABAI MOC changed in 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in MOC (and soon “meeting requirements”) will be reported in addition to “board certified” for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time-limited (20XX) diplomates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Time-unlimited diplomates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* It will be noted that this is a voluntary process for Time-unlimited diplomates </li></ul></ul>
    29. 29. ABAI MOC <ul><li>Why participate? </li></ul><ul><li>Professionalism </li></ul><ul><li>Aligns with MOL </li></ul><ul><li>May fulfill requirements for PQRS </li></ul><ul><li>May help with carriers and malpractice rates </li></ul>
    30. 30. ABAI Communications to Help <ul><li>Newsletter e-mailed to all diplomates </li></ul><ul><li>Reminder emails for MOC deadlines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can opt out if desired by contacting ABAI </li></ul></ul><ul><li>www.abai.org web site </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter and Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>ABAI booth at exhibition halls of AAAAI and ACAAI annual meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations to Regional, State and Local Allergy Societies </li></ul>
    31. 31. <ul><li> ABMS MOC </li></ul><ul><li> American Board of Allergy and Immunology </li></ul><ul><li> Certification Matters </li></ul>

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