Earn your certification through a series of exams: BASIC, ADVANCED and APPLIED.
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Prepare for certification exams through a variety of training options.
The BASIC Exam
The BASIC Exam focuses on the scientific basis of clinical anesthetic practice: pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, anesthesia equipment and monitoring.
Residents can take this at the end of their CA-1 year.
The ADVANCED Exam
The ADVANCED Exam focuses on clinical aspects of anesthetic practice and emphasizes subspecialty-based practice and advanced clinical issues.
Physicians can take this after graduating from residency.
The APPLIED Exam
The APPLIED Exam consists of two parts: the Standard Oral Examination (SOE) and the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).
Subspecialty Exams allow ACGME-accredited fellows to demonstrate their expertise in a subspecialty such as critical care medicine, palliative care or pediatric anesthesiology.
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ABA certification ensures every diplomate meets the highest standards in their practice through rigorous initial and continuing certification programs.
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