Life Long Learning Level 1 (year 2-5) Requirements (see table below):
Practice Assessment Protocol (PAP) – Part A & B to be completed in the same calendar year
CME - 90 hours of Urology-focused CME credits (minimum of 30 Category 1 urology focused) earned 3 years prior to the date submitted (must provide documentation)
Patient Safety Videos (PSV) – 5 individual parts (approximately 15 – 20 minutes per video) – must provide documentation
Professionalism and Ethics Module (PEM) – choose 1
All requirements to be completed by April 1 of the diplomates last eligible year based on the L1 timeline table, except Part B of the PAP which is due by October 1 of the same calendar year of the completion of Part A.
A late fee of $200 will apply to requirements completed after April 1 of the diplomates last eligible year (except for Part B of the PAP due by October 1).
All above materials can be accessed via the ABU Diplomate portal which can be found here: https://portal.abu.org
Initial Certification/Initial Subspecialty Certification Table
|Certification Exam Year||L1 Entry Timeframe||L2 Entry (Year 7)||Certificate Expiration|
*New policy, implemented in 2019, allows up to four years for completion of all L1 components.