|Application Materials for Geriatric Psychiatry|
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Application Materials for Geriatric Psychiatry
Initial Certification in Geriatric Psychiatry
Maintenance of Certification in Geriatric Psychiatry
MOC Combined Examinations
MOC Modular examinations allow the Diplomate to select either two or three specialty or subspecialty areas in which they are certified, and take one MOC combined examination instead of two or three separate MOC examinations.
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Applicants with Disabilities
Information for Applicants with Disabilities and Qualifications for Testing Accommodations
With the publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) will adapt its examination specifications and content to conform to DSM-5 classifications and diagnostic criteria for all of its computer-delivered certification and maintenance of certification (MOC) examinations according to the following timeline:
Computer-delivered examinations administered in 2013 and 2014
Computer-delivered examinations administered in 2015 and 2016
|Initial Certification in Geriatric Psychiatry -- Return to top|
|Applications Available||December 29, 2015|
|Deadline||March 22, 2016|
|Late Application Deadline||May 17, 2016|
Late Application Fee
|Admission Materials Emailed||August 1, 2016|
|2014 Content Specifications||download|
|2014 Format and Scoring||download|
|Choice of Dates||October 17-21, 2016|
|Next Choice of Dates||2018|
The next administration for Maintenance of Certification in Geriatric Psychiatry examination will be in 2014.
|Maintenance of Certification in Geriatric Psychiatry -- Return to top|
Apply and Pay Online
|August 4, 2014|
|Deadline||November 3, 2014|
|Late Application Deadline||December 1, 2014|
Late Application Fee
|Admission Materials Emailed||February 2, 2015|
|2015 Content Specifications||download|
|2015 Format and Scoring||download|
|Choice of Dates||April 13-17, 2015|
|Grade Notification||Check your Physician Folios account 8 weeks after the last day of the testing date range for grade information|
|Next Choice of Dates||2016|
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