Neurology MOC Prep Course

The online Neurology MOC Prep Course is designed to help neurologists prepare for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) recertification exam. Materials for the course are based on the content outline used by the ABPN for the cognitive expertise component (Part III) of MOC.

How It Works



Read syllabi on the most heavily weighted topics on the ABPN Content Outline.



Listen to condensed audio interviews from syllabi authors.



Complete the self-assessment exam. Earn a score of 70% or higher and receive up to 15 CME credits.


Members: $449
Nonmembers: $570

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Course Design

The course is designed in a convenient online format, allowing you to take it in your own time, at your own pace.  The course consists of the following three elements:

  • Syllabi on the 14 most heavily weighted categories from the ABPN content, which cover new and updated science and therapies to bring you up to date.
  • Audio interviews from syllabi authors.
  • 100 multiple-choice question self-assessment exam with feedback by subspecialty areas and suggestions for further reading and comparative peer performance results.

CME: Up to 15 Self-Assessment CME credits

Learning Objectives

As a result of this self-assessment activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify areas of neurology that require more focused study and review in preparation for the recertification examination.
  • Self-assess knowledge after completion of the educational program to further focus study and review.
  • Demonstrate improved competency and performance in clinical practice and patient outcomes based on the application of new and reviewed information derived from the educational course in their clinical practice, as well as for successful recertification and continued maintenance.

Core Competencies

Medical Knowledge

MOC Prep Video

System Requirements

A web browser including Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or greater or Chrome, Safari, or Firefox is required.

Confidentiality of Data

All material © American Academy of Neurology unless otherwise indicated. All rights reserved. See complete Terms of Use.

CME Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPN Approved Activity

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) has reviewed and approved this product as part of a comprehensive lifelong learning program, which is mandated by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) as a necessary component of maintenance of certification (MOC).

Faculty and Disclosures

Ralph F. Józefowicz, MD, FAAN, Chair
Professor of Neurology
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
*Dr. Józefowicz has nothing to disclose

Nicholas Elwood Johnson, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
*Dr. Johnson has nothing to disclose

Adam Kelly, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
*Dr. Kelly has nothing to disclose

Jonathan Smith, MD
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD
*Dr. Smith has nothing to disclose

Christopher Tarolli, MD
Instructor of Neurology
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
*Dr. Tarolli has nothing to disclose

Erika Wexler, MD
Noran Neurological Clinic
Minneapolis, MN
*Dr. Wexler has nothing to disclose

Item Reviewer

Erika P. Simpson, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology 
Program Director, Neurology Residency Program and Neuromuscular Fellowship
Methodist Neurological Institute
Houston, TX 
*Dr. Simpson has received personal compensation as a speaker for Grifols, Inc.

AAN Staff

Susan Rodmyre
Senior Director, Education
Minneapolis, MN
*Ms. Rodmyre has nothing to disclose.

Amanda Chamberlain
Program Manager, Online Learning
Minneapolis, MN
*Ms. Chamberlain has nothing to disclose. 

Robert Rook
Program Manager, Digital Education Resources
Minneapolis, MN
*Mr. Rook has nothing to disclose.

Andrea Weiss
Executive Editor, Education and News Publications
Minneapolis, MN
*Ms. Weiss has nothing to disclose. 

Rebecca Oster Bach
Production Editor
Minneapolis, MN
*Ms. Oster Bach has nothing to disclose. 

Debra Zoellner
Production Editor
Minneapolis, MN
*Ms. Zoellner has nothing to disclose. 

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