September 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:

  • 8:00 am – Tuesday, September 13th, 2022 - Oral Exam Workshop Announcements via Zoom
  • 6:45 am - Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 - Course check-in
    7:00 am – Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 - Announcements
  • 3:15 pm – Sunday, September 18th, 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, September 14th, 2022 - Announcements
  • 3:15 pm – Sunday, September 18th, 2022 – Course adjourns

    COURSE SCHEDULE: 

    5-Day Review Course Schedule - Link
    Note:  a course schedule will be 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 August 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)

    "Cookie Van" Shuttle Schedule

    Wednesday, Sept 14 – 6:30am-7:00am and 6:15pm-6:45pm
    Thursday, Sept 15: 6:20am-6:50am and 4:45pm-5:15pm
    Friday, Sept 16 - not available as of right now - please walk or drive 
    Saturday, Sept 17: 6:20am-6:50am and 5:00pm-5:30pm
    Sunday, Sept 18: 6:20am-6:50am and 3:15pm-3:45pm

    MAHEC COVID 19 screening

      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=mec4cb1fe253c3e31cd36575db03ffca2
        Meeting number: 2301 223 9073
        Password: ZNyANB2xt27

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

        Practice Session with MAHEC staff:
        - Monday, Sept 12 – 2:00-3:30pm
        https://mahec.webex.com/mahec/j.php?MTID=mf15abd7c8035d9e45298cf9c6d95eba3
        Meeting number (access code): 2305 188 1163
        Meeting password: ABC1

        ADDITIONAL INFO

        TUESDAY WORKSHOP INFO FOR ABOG ORAL EXAM CANDIDATES:

        TUESDAY - 2023 coming soon

        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: August 25th

                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 August 20th 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