To maintain certification, passage of a cognitive exam is required. To sit for the exam, all current MOC requirements must be satisfied at the time the application is submitted to the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The exam is a multiple-choice, computerized exam administered in a Pearson VUE testing center. For information on exam schedules, visit For testing center information, visit

MOC Part 4 - Performance in Practice.