Maintenance of Certification: How Performance in Practice Changes Improve Tobacco Cessation in Addiction Psychiatrists' Practice - American Board of Medical Specialties

This article provides results of an evaluation of a Performance in Practice (PIP) module designed for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements. The module evaluated is an MOC Tobacco Cessation PIP. 154 American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) members participated in the study. Results showed that psychiatrists who completed the MOC process of initiating and participating in a quality improvement (QI) project for the treatment of tobacco cessation significantly improved clinical documentation and self-assessment.