6-1-2020 United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) diplomates are now able to earn up to a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM for completing UCNS continuous-certification (C-cert) activities. The C-cert activities include reading 10 designated subspecialty journal articles that represent the most important and recent developments in the subspecialty. After reading the journal articles, diplomates must take and pass a 25-question online quiz that assesses the knowledge of the articles’ content.
“The UCNS is very pleased to offer its diplomates the added benefit of earning continuing medical education (CME) credits for the activities relating to C-cert,” said Paul Fisher, MD, Chair, UCNS Board of Directors. This UCNS C-cert activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Neurology Institute (AANI) and UCNS. The AANI is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
UCNS diplomates will document their total credit hours during the online quiz process. Credits earned are based on the actual time spent completing the C-cert activities up to a maximum of 11 credit hours contingent on passing the C-cert quiz. Diplomates who complete their 2020 C-cert activities and pass the online quiz by November 30 will have a status of Certified-Meeting Requirements.
Additional details are being finalized and will be available online under Continuous Certification at www.ucns.org.