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We are the only medical specialty board worldwide devoted to advanced education in the biophysics of lasers and light in surgery, medicine and aesthetics to improve understanding and competency. The ABLS® Certification provides a valuable learning experience, promotes treatment efficacy and patient safety, and helps attract new patients.
We are laser-focused on the full spectrum of light education for all practitioners.

NEW: The ABLS Now Offers up to 28 CME Hours – Click EARN CME below to learn more.

American Board of Laser Surgery, Inc. (ABLS)

The ABLS is pleased to now offer up to 28 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through the Southern Medical Association (SMA) beginning November 1, 2019 using an online course format!*

This is available for any candidate to review the ABLS Base Study Guide (preparing for the ABLS Written Exams) and take the ABLS Written Exams on Fundamental Laser Science and Laser Safety. This can be done either as a stand-alone course or as part of a discipline-specific certification (such as in cosmetic laser procedures). This course also fulfills the first stage of the full ABLS Diplomate Certificate if you choose.**

The Online CME Course Title: The ABLS Certificate of Course Completion in Laser Science and Safety: Study Preparation and Sitting for the Online Written Examinations.

Course Type: PDF download of the ABLS Base Study Guide, self study for written examination preparation, and the Online Written Examinations. (A printed Study Guide can also be provided on request.)

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** Please Note: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Southern Medical Association and The American Board of Laser Surgery, Inc. The Southern Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Southern Medical Association designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 28 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

**The other required stages, at your option, for full ABLS Diplomate Certification include any discipline-specific written exams (such as Cosmetic Laser Procedures), and the ABLS Oral Exam, which are additional and not part of this online course. You can get complete information here about the full ABLS Diplomate Certification.