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Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

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10YR-MOC, C-MOC
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2014 MOC: PQRS and the MOC Matters Website
Visit the MOC Matters Website to fulfill and document your 2014 MOC and PQRS requirements. It consists of the MOC: PQRS Attestation Module, the PQRS Registry Module and the Patient Experience of Care Survey Module. As an added feature, the freestanding Patient Survey Module is available to diplomates of all Member Boards, whether or not the diplomates are participating in MOC:PQRS. The Website also includes an updated MOC:PQRS Facts & FAQs.
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Approved MOC Products
The ABPN MOC Program reflects the Board’s commitment to lifelong learning throughout one’s profession. The mission of the ABPN's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program is to advance the clinical practice of psychiatry and neurology by promoting the highest evidence-based guidelines and standards to ensure excellence in all areas of care and practice improvement.

Maintenance of Certification applications are availabe for; Neurology/Child Neurology, Psychiatry, and for Subspecialties; Addiction Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical Neurophysiology, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, and Pain Medicine.

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Approved MOC Products


MOC Approved* Products: CME, Self Assessment, and PIP

Professional Organizations:
Application for Review of an Educational Program
For CME, Self-Assessment, PIP applications
contact Patti Vondrak, pvondrak@abpn.com

Quality Assurance Programs

To determine if your institution's Quality Assurance Program meets ABPN MOC Requirements submit the Individual MOC Part IV Improvement in Medical Practice (PIP) Approval Request Form to the MOC Department at questions@abpn.com.

ABPN Participation in MOC Portfolio Programs
The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology recognizes that many physicians already participate in quality improvement efforts in their local practice. The Multi-Specialty MOC Portfolio Approval Program (Portfolio Program) is an alternative pathway for healthcare organizations that support physician involvement in quality improvement and MOC to have their quality improvement efforts be approved for MOC Part IV credit. To find out more about the Portfolio Program, visit www.mocportfolioprogram.org. For a list of approved Portfolio Programs visit www.mocportfolioprogram.org/approved-portfolio-sponsors/.


*Approved products have been reviewed by the ABPN and have been shown to satisfy the criteria for MOC activities. For a full list of the MOC activity requirements, click here to visit our Maintenance of Certification overview page. Beginning in 2014, diplomates are required to use only ABPN-approved products for Self-Assessment and Performance in Practice activities.

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