April 2022 Course Registrant Landing Page

Before the course...

In order to make your plans we have listed the following important start and end times:

ABOG Oral Exam Candidates:

  • 7:30 am – Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 - Case List Workshop Announcements via Zoom
  • 6:45 am - Course check-in
    7:00 am – Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 - Announcements
  • 3:15 pm – Sunday, April 24th, 2022 – Course adjourns

AOBOG Oral Exam, ABOG and AOBOG Written Exam Candidate Candidates and those coming for a review:

  • 6:45 am - Course check-in
    7:00 am – Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 - Announcements
  • 3:15 pm – Sunday, April 24th, 2022 – Course adjourns

    COURSE SCHEDULE: 

    5-Day Review Course Schedule - link 
    Note:  a course schedule is included in your course binder

    LIVE IN-PERSON ATTENDEES

    COURSE LOCATION:

    MOUNTAIN AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER
    121 Hendersonville Road
    Asheville, NC 28803-2868

    During the course we are going to enjoy catering from a wonderful local Asheville caterer for breakfast and lunch - please let us know any dietary restrictions that you have as soon as possible (email to kelly@americasboardreview.com) so that we can let the catering company know.
    Asheville is committed to being green - please feel free to bring your own water bottle to enjoy filtered water at the course.  There will also be coffee, tea, and soft drinks.  
    MAHEC will be checking temperatures each day at the event space, and masks are required in the building.

    COURSE HOTELS:

    Recommended Hotel in Asheville:
    A limited number of rooms at a discounted rate of $125 are available at:
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Asheville - Biltmore
    115 Hendersonville Road
    Asheville, NC 28803
    Phone+1 828-274-1800
    Offer expires March 25, 2022 - please book your rooms asap! 

    The Doubletree is walkable to the event site. They will also provide a shuttle on Wed - Fri. that will take Doubletree guests to the event site at the top of the hill (from the hotel) in the morning, and back in the evening.  Shuttle schedule for this will be posted closer to the course on this page.
    NOTE: Shuttle does not run on the weekends.

    Additional hotels in walkable proximity -

    • Hampton Inn & Suites (117 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC)
    • Holiday Inn & Suites (186 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC)

    TRANSPORTATION & PARKING:

    For those flying into the Asheville Airport, here is a link to ground transportation options upon arrival: GT_Card_09-29-21 (flyavl.com)

    For those driving to the MAHEC Event Space (not staying at a walkable hotel), there will be parking available - please just follow-up the event signs for parking at 121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC

      VIRTUAL COURSE ATTENDEES

      WEBEX PLATFORM: User's Guide

      Link for 5-day course

      https://mahec.webex.com/mahec/j.php?MTID=m863fb0664da09fef864bd71cf0b979ff 

      Meeting number: 2306 574 7341
      Password: ABC0422

      MAHEC IT support will open the room 20-30 minutes prior to each day's lecture.

      ADDITIONAL INFO

      TUESDAY WORKSHOP INFO FOR ABOG ORAL EXAM CANDIDATES:

      TUESDAY 4/19 - Case List Workshop Dr. Das/Dr. Allred

      Join Zoom Meeting

      https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82560064504?pwd=S3UrVHNxekVNNUM4VENEWVVUbEk3dz09

      Meeting ID: 825 6006 4504
      Passcode: 111015
      Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcgqjlofzm

      ACCESSING ALL ONLINE PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES VIA LITMOS LMS:

      • ABOG Oral: Structured Cases Set of 85
      • AOBOG Oral: Structured Cases Set of 85, OMM, Clinical Scenarios
      • Written Exam: Test Taking Skills Course, Written Questions Online, Practice Exam, Q Banks 
      • Review, Recertification, MOC and Other: Test Taking Skills Course, Written Questions Online, Practice Exam

        Litmos - our Online User’s Guide to ABC’s Learning Management System

        • Upon purchase you will receive log-in information from: americasboardreviewcourse.litmos.com.
        • Your USERNAME will be your email address. You will then be asked to create a PASSWORD.
        • Once an account has been created you will be given access to your Course Library - Bookmark this link! You cannot access this through the ABC website.
        • View the modules tab on the dashboard to view a list of videos within the course.
        • The additional references tab contains downloadable documents.
        • You can also stream through any device by downloading the Litmos app. Use domain name: americasboardreviewcourse.

            Test Taking Skills Online Course

            Have you ever scored less than 200 on your CREOGs? If so, you could be in danger of failing your written board exam.  The greatest success stories come from registrants who take advantage of our live course plus the Test Taking Skills Course Online. The Online Skills course teaches you how to take a test and when you arrive at our live Interactive Course you will implement these new methods in daily faculty facilitated sessions. 

              Course Binder & USB - Link to Purchase

              reminder that your binder weighs in at over 10 lbs. and we will provide a carrying bag to make it easy to transport. Also, we will have contents of the course binder available to purchase on a flash drive.  The cost of the flash drive is $45 and will contain both a pdf and word document file.  We have provided a link to the thumb drive product page if you would like to purchase online and collect the binder & flash drive upon check-in with ABC.  Deadline: March 29th

              Peer Review Network - Course Roster

              ABC embraces and encourages networking with your colleagues.  No one knows better what you're going through than your peers.  Therefore, we would like to include you in our Peer Review Network for the review course.  The roster of each attendee will include name and email.  Please contact Melissa Krauss by March 29th if you do not wish to be included.   

              Once the course has started...

              Earning CME Category I Credit Hours:  

              Please note that we are required by MAHEC to take attendance multiple times daily to verify CME credit. It is also imperative that you sign in each day or fill out your MAHEC attestation link each day during the course.  

              Attestation Links - coming soon

              After the course...

              Obtaining CME Credit Hours

              Please make sure that you have completed all of your daily sign-ins or links for the course. Approximately 1-2 weeks after the review course you will receive an email from MAHEC (Mountain Area Health Education Center). In this there will be a link to complete a MAHEC evaluation.  Once the MAHEC evaluation is complete you will be able to click on your CME certificate.  For your reference information on this process is located here: 



              If after 3 weeks you do not receive the email from MAHEC or if you have any questions about CME, please contact Kelly Friesen, ABC's CME Coordinator at kelly@americasboardreview.com.

              MAHEC CME ACCREDITATION AND CREDIT STATEMENT

              STAFF INFORMATION:

              STAFF NAME DEPARTMENT EMAIL
              Amos Adelowo ABC Course Director amosadelowo@americasboardreview.com
              Krishna Das ABC Founder krisdas@americasboardreview.com
              Jennifer Hastings Marketing Director jennifer@americasboardreview.com
              Melissa Krauss Candidate Services Administrator melissask@americasboardreview.com
              Kelly Friesen Director of Events, Logistics & CME. Hotel Liaison

              kelly@americasboardreview.com

              Gloria Filebark Director of Finance gloria@americasboardreview.com
              Janine Bennis Residency Liaison  janine@americasboardreview.com
              Jon Collazo Admin Asst jonathan@americasboardreview.com