American Board of Anesthesiology
Certification in Anesthesiology - Part 1
4101 Lake Boone Trail, The Summit, Suite 410, Raleigh NC 27607-7506
The Part 1 Examination, which is administered at Pearson VUE testing centers, is primarily a test of knowledge. It is used to determine whether the candidate has a sufficient fund of information in general medicine and specifically in anesthesiology to be a board certified anesthesiologist. The exam is designed to test the knowledge gained during training in anesthesiology and related knowledge expected of physicians in general. The required knowledge is information one would expect to be of importance to the delivery of anesthesia care of a high standard.
Work Experience Required? YesOral or Written Exam Required? Yes Renewal Required? Every 10 Year(s) Renew through Re-Examination? YesDoes applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes