Continuous Assessment Program (CAP)

Diplomates demonstrate through the Continuous Assessment Program (CAP), that they have the fundamental, practice/environment-related knowlege to provide quality care to their specialty.

CAP promotes a continuous process for lifelong learning and self-assessment to keep skills clinically relevant and knowledge current in a rapidly changing practice environment.

CAP consists of two five-year cycles:

JAN – JUN          CME Credit will be available through the Academy.
                              Article Review session at AAAAI Annual Meeting or through the JAN/FEB issue of


JUL – DEC          CME Credit will be available through the College.
                              Article Review Session at ACAAI Annual Meeting and online on the College Learning Connection.


During each 6-month cycle, you will:

The tests are "open book;" however, there is a time restriction for each question. For more information, see "Update on ABAI Maintenance of Certification Program." 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Continuous Assessment Program (CAP)