Exam done. Means that the person has completed the pediatric board specified exams after the completion of the residency training.
Passed an exam. It means that a physician has passed an exam and thereby is thought to posses the basic knowledge in the field of pediatrics to be competent. To maintain certification, the pediatrician must continue to demonstrate competency through learning activities and testing.
Exam. It means your doctor completed a 3 year training program in pediatrics that is approved by the american board of pediatrics, and then sat for an passed an exam provided by the american board of pediatrics. That makes them a board certified Pediatrician.
ABP certification. It means they have satisfied the extra requirements for Pediatricians to be Board certified. Now they do the required Registered continuing Medical education activities on a regular basis and also take an exam that tests their knowledge on all the different Pediatric sub topics/ branches. So well Board Certified Pediatricians go through the extra steps to be certified and keep up to date.
Board certification. Board certification in any specialty, including pediatrics, means the physician has completed a residency in that specialty (usually 3-5 years) and has passed a test set up by the American Board of (whatever specialty) Pediatrics, in this case. Certification has to be renewed every 10 years by completing a clinical project and taking another test.
Board Certified. Means you not only had extra education in that particular field but that you also were able to pass another examination (written/verbal or both) to gain the title board certified. Some specialists are board certified and some are not by choice.
Amer Bd Pediatrics. A pediatrician who is "board-certified" is one who is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. For detailed information on the requirements for board certification, please see www.abp.org . If available where you live, you definitely want your child cared for by a board-certified pediatrician. Pediatricians generally are also also "Fellows" or members of the Academy of Pediatrics.
ABP qualified. The pediatrician has passed the american board of pediatrics exam(s), and is well-qualified. There are subspecialty boards, as well, given every 10 years by the abp.
Pass board exam. To become "Board Certified" Complete medical school. Complete pediatric residency, 3 years. Pass national board exam, offered once yearly in October.
ABP Certification. is awarded to physicians who have graduated from an accredited medical schoolS, are verified to have completed 3 years of pediatric residency and are clinically competent and ethical, have an unrestricted state license to practice medicine, and have passed a comprehensive one day exam covering all aspects of pediatric care. Board certified pediatricians are called 'Diplomates'.