Professional Certification - American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Anesthesiologist

The American Board of Anesthesiology examines and certifies physicians who complete an accredited program of anesthesiology training in the United States and voluntarily apply to the board for certification or maintenance of certification.

Its mission is to maintain the highest standards of the practice of anesthesiology and to serve the public, medical profession, healthcare facilities and organizations.

Examinations and certifications, and maintenance of certifications details can be found at www.theaba.org.

Anesthesiologist Assistants

To re-certify, an AA must complete 40 hours of CME every two years and register the activities with NCCAA. Additionally, AAs must take the Continuing Demonstration of Qualification Exam every six years.

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