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New ABO/NCLE Certification and Renewal Standards

New ABO/NCLE Certification and Renewal Standards

Hello all, I ‘m sure many of you received this email over the weekend, but just in case you didn’t I copied the email body so we can all make sure we know about the new requirements for renewal.

Certification Renewal Policy Update

Attention Certificate,

ABO-NCLE will be updating our certification renewal requirements as of January 1, 2016.  Please prepare now to meet those qualifications if your certification expires in 2016 and beyond. 

The new certification renewal requirements:

  • ABO Certification Renewal: $85 renewal fee and completion of 12 ABO and/or NCLE Approved CECs, of which at least 6 hours are ABO Approved Technical CECs. 
  • NCLE Certification Renewal: $85 renewal fee and completion of 18 ABO and/or NCLE Approved CECs, of which at least 9 hours are NCLE Approved Technical CECs. 
  • ABO & NCLE (Joint) Certification Renewal: $85 renewal fee for each certification and completion of 21 ABO and/or NCLE Approved CECs, of which at least 5 hours of must be ABO Approved Technical CECs and at least 6 hours must be NCLE Approved Technical CECs.

If you are licensed in a state that requires continuing education for license renewal, all you need to do is provide a copy of your current license, with your $85 payment, per certification.

In order to maintain your ABO and/or NCLE Advanced & Masters Designation Renewal:  $85 renewal fee for each certification and at least one-third of your required credits, as described above,must be Approved Level II or III CECs.

For further information, please visit us at
www.abo-ncle.org and click on "Certification".

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