Endorsement

MOCA

Thank you for your interest in obtaining the simulation-based portion of your Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) training at the University of Kentucky Center for Simulation Education.

The MOCA course offers immersive simulation education endorsed by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) for ABA Diplomates seeking to fulfill their Practice Performance Assessment and Improvement (PPAI) requirement for MOCA. The simulation course fulfills one requirement of the ABA MOCA Program Part IV.

Please consult the ABA website for a list of all other MOCA requirements. MOCA and Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program are registered trademarks of The American Board of Anesthesiology, Inc.

 

Endorsement

The approval process for endorsement is extensive, including the ASA’s review of the center’s mission, educational offerings, curriculum development, instructor and course effectiveness, program leadership and infrastructure.

 

The University of Kentucky Center for Simulation Education originally received the ASA Endorsement in December 2010 enabling us to serve the national community through involvement in MOCA simulation initiatives and as a member of the ASA Simulation Education Network. The University of Kentucky Center for Simulation Education was reaccredited by the SEN in December 2012, 2014, and 2016.

ASA Clarification of High-Fidelity Simulation Requirement under ABA MOCA 2.0