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Good morning all. With the upcoming "Doctors Day," I thought I'd put up a brief tweettutorial on efforts to end MOC by @PPA_USA and what doctors can do about it.
@PPA_USA First, some important disclosures:
@PPA_USA When it comes to #MOC, there is nothing new under the sun:
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I "re-certified" in 2013 for both cardiology and cardiac EP with @ABIMCert. At that time, I was told I needed 100 MOC points every 10 years to stay certified. Now I learn I have to acquire "100 MOC points every 5 years" or risk "change" to my cert status.
@ABIMcert I have been diligently working to find a way not to pay another dime to ABIM for MOC points but found I was going crazy trying to do so. Find myself cornered like a rat.
@ABIMcert Every MOC point earned must have lengthy "survey" completed of your perception of COIs, exam quality, references used, etc. (total waste of time when your needed 90 more points). Stress mounting...
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Robert Fisk’s latest “EXCLUSIVE” reveals just how little he knows about #Syria's opposition, its foreign relations & support networks.

Gloss over inaccuracies & he’s “revealed” what we've known for yrs - #Saudi backed the multilateral MOC, arming #FSA.
independent.co.uk/voices/syria-w…
#pt: #Saudi was a principle backer of the MOC; a multilateral structure created to centrally coordinate armed support to [extensively] pre-vetted #FSA groups in northern #Syria.

120mm M75 mortars were one of many systems provided through MOC channels - inc. to units in #Aleppo.
#pt: The purchase of arms from E. European states by countries backing #MOC (& #MOM in the south) has been extensively documented - it’s not a secret.

+ #Fisk’s portrayal of #Aleppo in late-2016 is insanely inaccurate - #ISIS had *0* presence & #Nusra was about 1% of fighters.
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