Fee: $244/ 2 years
CME Requirements: 20 CME credits during prior two year period.
Applicants must complete the ABWH re-certification form and submit required documents to email@example.com a minimum of 5 business days prior to certification expiration date.
The re-certification application must include receipt of payment, proof of CMEs, proof of category 1 or 2 credits, and letter of good standing/active status on company letter head.
A minimum of 20 CME credits are required to re-certify. Submit 10 CMEs; 5 of these credits must be directly related to the practice of Hyperbaric medicine. 10 credits from category 1 or 2, including but not limited too active involvement in formal teaching / research of HBOT to physicians, staff, out of hospital personnel or public, reviewer / editor for recognized journal, listed author of published scientific article / text book, attendance of professional conference, service to ACHM, active involvement in Hyperbaric administration, active involvement in committees of UHMS, etc.
Failure to re-certify:
Applicants who fail to re-certify while holding an active ABWH designation with incure a $50.00 penatly fee, which will be added to their re-certification fee. ABWH will allow a 6 month grace period for applicants who fail to recertify within their 2 year period. If the applicant does not recertify within the 6 month grace period, they will lose the designation and will need to start the application process over. These applicants will need to re-take the ABWH examination.