The ASAP provides a core curriculum with updated information on the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and management of endocrine disease.
The ASAP provides new and practicing endocrinologists with:
- An updated knowledge base
- Opportunities to apply their clinical decision-making skills to real-world cases
- Improved competence in delivering optimal endocrine care
- An opportunity to meet part of the state licensure requirements for CME
- Preparation for and maintenance of their sub-specialty certification
After participating in ASAP, participants should be better able to:
- Explain the pathophysiology of endocrine diseases
- Recognize the relationship between pathophysiology and approach to evaluation, diagnosis, and management
- Apply updated information to the diagnosis and management of endocrine diseases
- Compare and contrast current and new therapeutic options for endocrine diseases
- Improve competence in the diagnosis and management of patients with endocrine diseases
Following is a list of the areas of ASAP and associated credit hours:
- Disorders of the Adrenal Gland - 15.0
- Diabetes Mellitus - 12.0
- Hypertension - 4.0
- Hypoglycemic Disorders - 4.0
- Disorders of the Pituitary Gland - 7.0
- Reproductive Endocrinology Disorders - 8.0
- Disorders of the Thyroid Gland - 14.0
- Serum Lipid Disorders - 8.0
- Nutrition Disorders and Management - 5.0
- Parathyroid and Bone Mineral Disorders - 7.0
- Pediatric Endocrinology Disorders - 16.0
The curriculum will be updated every two years to keep endocrinologists at the cutting edge of their sub-specialty. There will be an update in 2020.
Accreditation and Credits
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 100.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 100 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Only those who receive a passing score will be eligible for MOC credit. Please allow two weeks for MOC points to appear within your account on the ABIM website.
Participation information will be shared with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).