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Physician Board Certification in Anesthesiology Through the ABPS

Anesthesiology Board CertificationPhysician board certification in Anesthesiology through the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS) gives successful candidates the chance to demonstrate their mastery of the core skills and knowledge necessary to provide the best possible care for patients suffering from skin maladies and other dermatological issues. It also reveals a professional commitment to abide by the ABPS medical code of ethics, adherence to which is required for all recertification candidates.

Anesthesiology board certification through the ABPS is governed by the Board of Certification in Anesthesiology (BCA), and the exams consist of written and oral case study portions. The written portion covers the following subject matter:

  • Pharmacology
  • Anesthetic management
  • Anesthetic preparation
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Disease
  • Anesthesia subspecialties
  • Perioperative complications

The oral examination for physician board certification in Anesthesiology consists of case studies that cover discovery of patient history, physical examination, requested laboratory tests and diagnostic methods, patient management, and disposition/pathophysiology.

The standards and requirements for physician board certification as set forth by the ABPS are as rigorous as you’ll find with any multi-specialty board certification body in the nation. The exam questions are written and validated by Diplomates of the BCA under the direction of the ABPS and psychometric consultants. To learn more about the exam formulation or candidate requirements for anesthesiology board certification, contact the ABPS today. The ABPS is the official certifying body of the American Association of Physician Specialties, Inc.