Earn MOC Points With ASCO


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The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program promotes lifelong learning and the enhancement of the clinical judgment and skills essential for high-quality patient care. ASCO supports these principles by providing a variety of opportunities for oncology professionals to efficiently and easily earn MOC points.

ASCO MOC App

The ASCO MOC app’s General Oncology course is a 30-question self-assessment designed for mobile devices. The app notifies participants every other day that new questions are available for completion. This “pulsed-education” technique assists with knowledge retention and easily fits into an oncologist’s busy schedule. Each multiple-choice question includes patient case information, educational links, and answer rationales. After successfully completing the activity, ABIM diplomates are eligible to claim 10 MOC points in Self-Assessment of Medical Knowledge directly through the app.

ASCO University MOC Courses

ASCO University MOC Courses build oncology medical knowledge on a variety of topics to fulfill requirements. Each course comprises 30 case-based, multiple-choice questions with detailed answer rationales and links to suggested readings. Participants can earn MOC points in Self-Assessment of Medical Knowledge and CME credits through these courses. Course topics include:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Comprehensive Oncology
  • Educational meeting reviews, including Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium, Breast Cancer Symposium, ASCO Annual Meeting, and Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Leukemia/Lymphoma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Palliative Care
  • Prevention/Screening
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Tumor Genomics

MOC Self-Assessment Activities

MOC Self-Assessment Activities are designed for educational meeting attendees who want to refresh their knowledge, update their skills, or prepare for their Board Certification or MOC examination. These activities can be added during the registration process for meetings where they are being offered. Previously, these activities have been offered at the ASCO Annual Meeting and at cosponsored symposia, such as the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium, and Breast Cancer Symposium.

Participants complete three steps in this activity:

  • Take an Online Pre-Test: This 30-question self-assessment is designed to identify knowledge gaps.
  • Attend Sessions: To help fill knowledge gaps, test questions are reviewed and discussed by faculty throughout the Symposium.
  • Take an Online Post-Test: Once the 30-question post-test is successfully completed, participants are eligible to claim 10 MOC points in Self-Assessment of Medical Knowledge. Data and scores can be sent directly to ABIM.

To learn more about opportunities to earn MOC points through ASCO, visit university.asco.org/MOC. ■

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