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ACP offers a number of resources to help members make sense of the MOC requirements and earn points.
Understanding MOC Requirements
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April 11-13, 2019
Internal Medicine Meeting 2019
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This is perhaps one of the most challenging questions for most residents. The vast amount of medical knowledge in internal medicine is intimidating, and the need to prepare for a comprehensive medical knowledge examination while in the process of very busy clinical training is further anxiety-provoking. One very important reassuring factor is that your residency program leadership is keenly aware of these challenges and will work hard at providing you with the didactic and clinical experiences necessary to learn the pertinent information that will be covered in the initial certification examination. However, regardless of what your program provides, you will need to study both generally and in more depth in certain areas where you are less comfortable with your knowledge; it is therefore quite helpful to have a sense of those areas where you need to focus your study.
However, significant caution needs to be exercised when using questions derived from potentially unreliable sources since their accuracy and quality may be questionable. Additionally, it isn't clear that the results of answering random questions, particularly those without known psychometric data, accurately reflect your knowledge in a particular subject area for purposes of guiding study for the certification exam. However, questions are an important part of assessing your knowledge and studying for the examination, and this is explored further in the discussion of test-preparation strategies.