Component 4: Practice Performance Assessment & Improvement
Under Component 4 of the OCC process for the specialty of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, physicians must complete required Practice Performance Assessment modules and/or Quality Improvement (QI) activity attestations every three years. The module(s) must be completed prior to the expiration of a physician’s certification.
To check the status of your Component 4 requirement, please visit the AOA Physician Portal.
Component 4 can be satisfied by completing any of the following:
A Physician’s Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care
Requirement for OCC: Complete one theme for a total of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Submit your certificate for completion to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NBOME: Medication Safety Communication Osteopathic Performance Assessment and Improvement Module (OPAIM)
Registration: First, create an account on the NBOME Learning Center website. Then, log into your account and select the Medication Safety Communication OPAIM.
Requirement for OCC: This module will take at least 31 days to complete. Upon completion, you will have earned 20 AOA Category 1-B CME credits. Submit your certificate of completion to email@example.com.
Quality Improvement (QI) Activity Attestation
The Quality Improvement (QI) activity attestation can be submitted for Component 4 credit using the online submission form in the AOA Physician Portal.