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Certification Maintenance

Registrations will be accepted beginning March 18, 2014.

Certification Maintenance is designed to affirm a surgeon’s continued competency after certification and contains four areas of assessment:
• Evidence of Lifelong Learning and Self Assessment
• Evidence of Cognitive Expertise
• Evaluation of Performance in Practice Read More

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Important Dates
COMSSAT Registration Opens 3-18-2014
Recertification Examination Application Opens 3-18-2014
COMSSAT Registration Closes 5-16-2014
COMSSAT Closes 5-22-2014
Recertification Examination Application Closes 5-29-2014
Recertification Examination Administered 9-20-2014 to 9-27-2014
 
Qualifying Examination
Seeking Board Certification?

Begin or continue an application for the Qualifying Examination (QE) starting June 10th. The QE is the first of two steps in becoming Board certified. It is a computer-based examination and contains 300 questions covering 10 subject areas. Successful completion of the QE allows an individual to be eligible to apply for the Oral Certifying Examination (OCE).

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Important Dates  
Examination Application Opens 6-10-2014
Last Day to Begin Application 8-28-2014
Entire Application Due 9-4-2014
Intent To Take Examination Due 9-18-2014
Last Day to Defer Examination 10-2-2014
Scheduling of Examinations Begins at PearsonVUE 11-12-2014 to 12-11-2014
Examination Administered 1-7-2015 to 1-19-2015
Oral Certifying Examination

The Oral Certifying Examination (OCE) is the second step in a dual process to becoming Board certified. If you successfully completed the Qualifying Examination, you are eligible to apply to take the 2015 OCE starting June 4, 2014. The OCE is an oral examination designed to test a Candidate’s knowledge and judgment in the field of OMS. The examination is comprised of four Surgery Sections. Successful completion of the OCE results in being formally recognized as an ABOMS Diplomate.

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Important Dates
Examination Application Opens 6-4-2014
Last Day to Begin Application 9-10-2014
Entire Application Due 9-13-2014
Last Day to Defer Examination 11-30-2014
Scheduling Information Mailed to Candidates First Week of December
Examination Administered 2-2-2015 to 2-6-2015
 

 

 






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