Lifelong Learning Requirements




Year (2-5)*


Year 7, 8, or 9**

Complete on-line Application X X
Verify unrestricted license X X
Practice Assessment Protocol (PAP) X X
Professionalism and Ethics Module (PEM) X  
Peer Review X X
Patient Safety Videos (PSV) X  
Patient Safety Module   X
6 Month Practice Log   X
LLL Knowledge Assessment   X


*New policy, implemented in 2019, allows up to four years for completion of all L1 components.  Lifelong Learning Timeline table is available in the handbook and on the ABU website.


The deadline for all L1 components is April 1 of the last eligible year of the diplomates L1 timeline, except for Part B of the PAP which is due by October 1.  After April 1, a $200 late fee will be applied. 


**We ask and strongly suggest that the LLL Knowledge Assessment be done at year 7 of the 10 -year cycle.


The American Board of Urology (ABU) is organized to encourage study, improve standards, and promote competency in the practice of Urology. The Board evaluates candidates who are duly licensed to practice medicine, and arranges and conducts examinations for the purpose of certification, subspecialty certification, recertification, and ongoing Lifelong Learning. Certificates are conferred by the Board to candidates who successfully complete all requirements for a given certificate...

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