Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Earn 125 CME credits by Year 5 and 250 total CME credits by Year 10, including 20 ABA-approved patient safety credits
In the process of maintaining your certification, you will:
You are eligible to maintain your certification if you:
**Note: Annual registration fees are cumulative. If you do not pay your registration fee in year one, you will be expected to pay two fees in year two.
Current Medical License
Maintain an active, unrestricted license to practice medicine in at least one jurisdiction of the U.S. or Canada
This timeline shows how you can keep up with MOCA requirements across a ten year track.
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What if my certification has lapsed?
What if I need to change my practicing status?
I have multiple certifications. How does this impact my MOCA designations?
ABA certification means you will be listed in the ABA directory, visible to potential patients and employers alongside thousands of other qualified practitioners under the gold standard for excellence in anesthesiology. Ongoing certification will ensure you stay up to date on the latest advancements in quality care and patient safety.