May 19, 2022
Through an ABPN grant, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is now providing FREE access to last year’s AAN Fall Conference On Demand, and NeuroSAE 16th Edition to AAN members and ABPN diplomates. They will also have free access to the AAN Patient Safety Education Program starting in mid-July.
ABPN diplomates who are not members of AAN, and who do not already have a six-digit AAN ID, will need to create a free non-member AAN account to access the AAN’s Online Learning Center. To get access to the free courses email email@example.com to request an access code for each course. AAN members can log in and register for free without an access code.
For questions regarding any of the three products offered for free from the ABPN grant, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the ABPN have collaborated again in 2022, through an unrestricted educational grant from the ABPN, to provide diplomates with complimentary programming to satisfy ABPN Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Self-Assessment CME activity requirements. The following activities are available:
Please continue to check this page periodically for updates and links to additional options.
|Professional society||Status||Link to more information|
|Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (ACLP)||ABPN diplomates will have member rate access to in-person and virtual annual meeting content.||
ABPN diplomates must use promo code DIPLOMATE2022 to receive member rate.
|American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)||ABPN diplomates who have registered for AAAP’s Annual Meeting will have complimentary access to the AAAP Self-Assessment Examination.||
ABPN diplomates must use promo code ABPN22 to receive discount.
|American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL)||Information on 2022 educational grants coming soon.||Link to AAPL website|
|American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)||CME Educational Webinar Series offered to ABPN diplomates||
See the Online CME webpage for previous and upcoming webinars
|American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)||AANEM members and nonmembers pay the fee for the 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting content.|
|American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS)||Information on 2022 educational grants coming soon.||Link to Annual Meeting and Courses|
|American Epilepsy Society (AES)||Registration for ABPN diplomates opens July 27, 2022. Diplomates will have member rate access to the online self-assessment exams through December 31, 2023. Each exam offers 8 self-assessment CME credits.||
ABPN diplomates must use promo code ABPN22 to receive member rate for Digital Select registration.
|Child Neurology Society (CNS)||
Registration for Annual Meeting now open through October 15, 2022.
Diplomates will have member rate access to online self-assessment exams and CME course offerings. Each exam offers 8 self-assessment CME credits.
|Neurocritical Care Society (NCS)||Diplomates receive NCS member pricing on all courses available through NCS OnDemand through December 31, 2023.||
ABPN diplomates must use promo code ABPN2223 during registration.
November 16, 2021
Educational Grants Allow Diplomates Access to CME Resources
The American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS) and the ABPN have collaborated, through an unrestricted educational grant from the ABPN, to provide diplomates with complimentary programming to satisfy ABPN Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements.
ABPN diplomates can register for the ACNS Annual Meeting and Courses Virtual platform at the discounted ACNS member rate. The discounted rate applies to both the in-person meeting or the select sessions that are available virtually on the 2022 Annual Meeting and Courses platform.
The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) and the ABPN have collaborated, through an unrestricted educational grant from the ABPN, to provide diplomates with complimentary programming to satisfy ABPN Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements. ABPN diplomates who have registered for AAAP’s Annual Meeting will have complimentary access to the AAAP Self-Assessment Examination to help meet one of four MOC requirements established by the ABPN.
August 17, 2021 (updated October 7, 2021)
Educational Grants Allow Diplomates Access to CME Resources from Select Professional Societies
Again in 2021-22, the ABPN is pleased to announce that all ABPN diplomates, regardless of areas of subspecialty certification or society membership, will now have access to additional self-assessment and CME options from select professional societies at either typical member pricing or at no cost.
Through unrestricted educational grants from the ABPN, the following societies have posted or will post additional information on how diplomates can access these activities in order to earn additional credits. Diplomates can also visit the individual society website directly.
If needed for access to the self-assessment and CME options listed below, diplomates can find their certificate number within the ABPN verifyCERT® database system.
July 21, 2021
ABPN Extends Board Eligibility Policy and Virtual Clinical Skills Evaluations Through June 30, 2022
Due to ongoing issues with in-person clinical experiences at residency training programs, the ABPN has decided to extend its current board eligibility policy through June 30, 2022. Program Directors can be assured that the Board will continue to follow their lead with respect to whether or not a particular resident has completed the specific training needed for graduation. The ABPN will continue to be flexible with respect to senior residents as long as the Program Director agrees.
In addition, through June 30, 2022, the ABPN will continue to accept virtual CSEs completed via a remote conferencing platform such as Zoom for all psychiatry and neurology residents as part of the credentialing requirements to sit for an ABPN initial certification exam.
Programs can enter resident information, including CSEs, into the ABPN preCERT® Credentialing System. We ask that Program Directors please use the preCERT notes section to designate virtual CSEs.
See the original board eligibility and virtual clinical skills evaluations announcements for more information. If you have additional questions, please contact our credentials department at email@example.com.
May 18, 2021 (updated August 25, 2021)
ABPN Grants Allow Diplomates Complimentary Access to both CME and Self-Assessment Credits and Specialty Specific Patient Registries
Again in 2021, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the ABPN have collaborated, through an unrestricted educational grant from the ABPN, to provide diplomates with complimentary programming to satisfy ABPN Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Self-Assessment CME activity requirements and provide access to a patient registry.
The ABPN will also collaborate again in 2021 with the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), through a grant from the ABPN, to provide diplomates with complimentary access to AAN programming.
By participating in PsychPRO or the Axon Registry, ABPN diplomates may meet their PIP Clinical Module activity requirement and waive eight credits for Self-Assessment CME.
April 27, 2021 (updated from September 17, 2020 announcement)
March 15, 2021
ABPN Extends Continuing Certification Requirement Deadlines to 2022
Effective immediately, the ABPN will extend all the deadlines of all current 2020 and 2021 Continuing Certification Program examination and activity requirements until December 31, 2022.
See our announcement for more information.
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