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Posted September 15, 2010

The CAP has always been committed to helping pathologists meet the lifelong learning requirements and is working to ensure that our CME programs address learning needs across the six competency categories as defined by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and endorsed by the American Board of Pathology (ABP).

All CAP educational activities providing CME credit hours meet the Part II: Life-long Learning and Self-Assessment Module requirements for MOC. Additionally, selected CAP education activities are eligible for SAM credits and are labeled for your convenience. These activities meet the ABP requirements for Self-Assessment Modules and provide credits to fulfill the SAM credit requirements for MOC.

CAP education activities are also labeled with one or more MOC icons indicating the competency categories addressed in the education activity’s content. The icons provide a tool to help you develop a learning plan that meets your needs and fulfills your competency categories.

Interpersonal and Communication Skills Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange and teaming with patients, the patients’ families, and professional associates.
Medical Knowledge Medical Knowledge
Demonstrate knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate sciences and the application of this knowledge to pathology.
Practice-Based Learning and Improvement Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
Demonstrate ability to investigate and evaluate diagnostic and laboratory practices in your own lab, appraise and assimilate scientific evidence, and improve laboratory practices and patient care.
Patient Care Patient Care
Demonstrate a satisfactory level of diagnostic competence and provide appropriate and effective consultation in the context of pathology services.
Professionalism Professionalism
Demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to diverse patient population.
Systems-Based Practice Systems-Based Practice
Demonstrate understanding of and contribution to local, regional, and national health care systems, and support health care in system-based practice definition.