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CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Alabama Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ each annual licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners at (800) 227-2606 or http://www.albme.org/cme.html for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Alaska Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Alaska State Medical Board accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must show evidence that certification has been meet by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) every two year licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Alaska State Medical Board at (907) 269-8163 or http://commerce.alaska.gov/occ/pub/MedicalStatutes.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Arizona Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Arizona Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 20 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ preceding each annual licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Arizona Board of Medical Examiners at (480) 551-2700 or http://www.azsos.gov/public_services/Title_04/4-17.htm for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Arkansas Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Arkansas State Medical Board accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 20 hours each annual licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Arkansas State Medical Board at (501) 296-1802 or http://www.armedicalboard.org/Professionals/pdf/Amendment_to_REG24.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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California Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Medical Board of California accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two year licensing period, or show evidence of certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the Medical Board of California at (800) 633-2322 or http://www.pac.ca.gov/licensees/cmeregs.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Colorado Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: No continuing education required at this time.

For More Information

Please contact the Colorado Board of Medical Examiners at (303) 894-7690 or http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite?c=Page&childpagename=DORA-Reg%2FDORALayout&cid=1251632147664&pagename=CBONWrapper for additional information.

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Connecticut Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Connecticut Department of Public Health and Additional Services accept courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two year licensing period. Every six year renewal period 1 hour is required in each of the following: infectious disease, risk management, sexual assault, domestic violence, cultural competency, and behavioral health.

For More Information

Please contact the Connecticut Department of Public Health and Additional Services at (860) 509-7586 or http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/practitioner_licensing_and_investigations/plis/physician/mdlaw.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Delaware Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Delaware Board of Medical Practice Division of Professional Regulation accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours every two year licensing period, 40 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or show evidence of certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the Delaware Board of Medical Practice Division of Professional Regulation at (302) 744-4500 or http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/1700.shtml for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Dist. Columbia Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The District of Columbia Board of Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours every two year licensing period, 40 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ and a minimum of 3 of which must be in HIV/AIDS.

For More Information

Please contact the District of Columbia Board of Medicine at (202) 724-4908 or http://doh.dc.gov/node/151112 for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Florida Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Florida Board of Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

In addition, CME Resource is an approved provider through the Florida Board of Medicine, CE Broker Provider #50-2405.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 98 hours every two year licensing period or show evidence of continuing education as required by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Additional requirements include:

  • 2 hours in Medical Error Prevention, every renewal;
  • 2 hours in Domestic Violence, every third renewal;
  • One-time requirement of 1 hour in HIV/AIDS at initial renewal;
  • Prescribing Physician Assistants must complete 10 hours in specialty area of the supervising physician.
For More Information

Please contact the Florida Board of Medicine at (850) 245-4131 or http://www.flboardofmedicine.gov/renewals/physician-assistants/ for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Georgia Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 40 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two year licensing period, 10 of which must be directly related to specialty area of the supervising physician. Licensees that are authorized to issue prescription drugs are to have a minimum of 3 hours in practice specific pharmaceuticals (according to prescription order privileges of supervising physician).

For More Information

Please contact the Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners at (404) 656-3913 or http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/docs/360/5/07.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Hawaii Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Hawaii Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must maintain certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) every two year licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Hawaii Board of Medical Examiners at (808) 586-3000 or http://hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/har/har_85-c.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Idaho Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Idaho State Board of Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours every two year licensing period and must show evidence of continuing education as required by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the Idaho State Board of Medicine at (208) 327-7000 or http://bom.idaho.gov/BOMPortal/BoardAdditional.aspx?Board=PAC&BureauLinkID=130 for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Illinois Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Illinois Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must show evidence of continuing education as required by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) every two year licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Illinois Board of Medical Examiners at (217) 782-8556 or http://www.idfpr.com/profs/info/PhysicianAssistant.asp for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Indiana Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: No continuing education required at this time.

For More Information

Please contact the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana at (317) 234-2060 or http://www.in.gov/pla/pa.htm for additional information.

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Iowa Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Iowa State Board of Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours every two year licensing period, 50 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

For More Information

Please contact the Iowa State Board of Medicine at (515) 242-5908 or https://www.legis.iowa.gov/DOCS/ACO/IAC/LINC/Chapter.645.328.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Kansas Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Kansas Board of Healing Arts accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs must choose one of the following continuing education cycles:
Annual: Minimum 50 hours, 20 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.
Biennial: Minimum 100 hours, 40 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

For More Information

Please contact the Kansas Board of Healing Arts at (785) 296-7413 or http://www.ksbha.org/regulations/article28a.shtml for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Kentucky Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every three year licensing period.
Additional requirements include:

  • A minimum of 2 hours of HIV/AIDS every 10 years, approved by the Cabinet for Health & Family Services.
  • 1.5 hours of Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma.
  • Must show evidence of certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
For More Information

Please contact the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure at (502) 429-7150 or http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/krs/311-00/844.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Louisiana Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must maintain certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners at (504) 568-6820 or http://www.lsbme.la.gov/licensure/rules for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Maine Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours every two year licensing period, 40 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

For More Information

Please contact the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine at (207) 287-3601 or http://www.docboard.org/me/licensure/CME%20Information.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Maryland Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Maryland Board of Physicians accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 50 hours every two year licensing period, 42 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ and 8 must be in pharmacology or show evidence of continuing education as required by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the Maryland Board of Physicians at (410) 764-4777 or http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/10/10.32.03.09.htm for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Massachusetts Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours every two year licensing period, 40 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

For More Information

Please contact the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine at (781) 876-8200 or http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/regs/263cmr003.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Michigan Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: No continuing education required at this time.

For More Information

Please contact the Michigan Board of Medicine at (517) 335-0918 or http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-27417_27529_27550---,00.html for additional information.

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Minnesota Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two year licensing period or must meet standards to maintain certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice at (612) 617-2130 or https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=147A.24 for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Mississippi Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 50 hours every two year licensing period, 40 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or may use evidence of certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Physician Assistants authorized to prescribe controlled substances must show evidence of 10 of the 50 hours related to the prescribing of medications with an emphasis on controlled substances.

For More Information

Please contact the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure at (601) 987-3079 or http://www.msbml.ms.gov/msbml/web.nsf/webpages/Regulations_Regulations/$FILE/05-2014AdministrativeCode.pdf?OpenElement for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Missouri Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must maintain certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts at (573) 751-0098 or http://www.sos.mo.gov/adrules/csr/current/20csr/20c2150-7.pdf for additional information.

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Montana Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must maintain certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the Montana Board of Medical Examiners at (406) 841-2361 or http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/med_board/pac.asp for additional information.

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Nebraska Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Nebraska Health and Human Services, Regulation and Licensure Regulatory Affairs accept courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two year licensing period or meet requirements for continuing education through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the Nebraska Health and Human Services, Regulation and Licensure Regulatory Affairs at (402)471-2115 or http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/crl_medical_medsur_pa_ce.aspx for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Nevada Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 40 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two year licensing period, 20 of which must be in the scope of practice, and a minimum 2 of the 40 hours must be in ethics. There is a one-time requirement of 4 hours in Bioterrorism at initial licensure.

For More Information

Please contact the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners at (775) 688-2559 or http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NAC/NAC-630.html#NAC630Sec153 for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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New Hampshire Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The New Hampshire State Board of Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must show evidence of certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) each annual licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the New Hampshire State Board of Medicine at (603) 271-1203 or http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XXX/328-D/328-D-5.htm for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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New Jersey Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two year licensing period. There is a one-time requirement of 6 hours in cultural competency at initial licensure.

For More Information

Please contact the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners at (609) 826-7100 or http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/laws/paregs.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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New Mexico Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The New Mexico Medical Board accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must show evidence of certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) every two year licensing period. Licensee who hold a federal drug enforcement administration registration and licensure to prescribe opioids, are required 5 hours in treatment of pain management. Physician assistants must also review 1 hour of the New Mexico Medical Practice act.

For More Information

Please contact the New Mexico Medical Board at (505) 476-7220 or http://www.nmmb.state.nm.us/pdffiles/Rules/NMAC16.10.15_PhysicianAssistants.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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New York Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required to complete course work or training in Infection Control at initial licensure and every four years thereafter.

For More Information

Please contact the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, and State Board for Medicine at (518) 474-3817 or http://www.op.nysed.gov/title8/part59.htm#ic for additional information.

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North Carolina Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The North Carolina Medical Board accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours every two year licensing period, 40 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™, or may attest to meeting requirements of certification through National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the North Carolina Medical Board at (919) 326-1100 or http://www.ncmedboard.org/renewals/renewal_type/category/physician_assistants/ for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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North Dakota Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must show evidence of fulfilling continuing education as set forth through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) every three year licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the North Dakota State Board of Medical Examiners at (701) 328-6500 or http://www.legis.nd.gov/information/acdata/pdf/50-03-01.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Ohio Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The State Medical Board of Ohio accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours every two year licensing period that is acceptable to the Board and must certify to the Board that they have maintained certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Physician assistants authorized to prescribe must complete 12 hours in pharmacology every two year licensing period (from an accredited institution recognized by the state medical board).

For More Information

Please contact the State Medical Board of Ohio at (800) 554-7717 or http://www.med.ohio.gov/pa_cme.htm for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Oklahoma Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 20 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ during the preceding calendar year, 1 of which must be Category 1 CME on the topic of substance abuse completed each calendar year.

For More Information

Please contact the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision at (800) 381-4519 or The Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners at (405) 528-8625 http://www.okmedicalboard.org/physician_assistants#ce-requirements for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Oregon Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Oregon Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 60 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two year licensing period. There is a one-time requirement of 6 hours in pain management and/or treatment of the terminally ill and dying patients; an additional 1 hour must be specific to Oregon provided by the Pain Management Commission of the Department of Human Services.

For More Information

Please contact the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners at (971) 673-2700 or http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_800/oar_847/847_008.html for additional information regarding you continuing education.

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Pennsylvania Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must maintain certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) each annual licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine at (717)783-1400 or http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/049/chapter18/s18.145.html for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Rhode Island Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Rhode Island Board of Medicine and Discipline accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 20 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two year licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Rhode Island Board of Medicine and Discipline at (401) 222-3855 or http://sos.ri.gov/documents/archives/regdocs/released/pdf/DOH/4873.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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South Carolina Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required to maintain certification through NCCPA every two year licensing period. All licensees who are authorized to prescribe controlled substances are required to complete 4 hours of controlled substance education every two year licenseing period.

For More Information

Please contact the South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners at (803) 896-4500 or http://www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Medical/PDF/Laws/PAAct.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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South Dakota Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The South Dakota State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners accept courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 30 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ each annual licensing period or show evidence of certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the South Dakota State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners at (605) 637-7781 or http://legis.sd.gov/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=36-4A-32 for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx

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Tennessee Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two year licensing period, 1 of which must address prescribing practices.

For More Information

Please contact the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners or The Tennessee Board of Osteopathic Examination at (615) 532-3202 or http://www.state.tn.us/sos/rules/0880/0880-03.20101103.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Texas Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Texas State Board of Medical Examiners courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 40 hours each annual licensing period, 20 of which must be Category 1.

For More Information

Please contact the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners at (512) 305-7010 or http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/idl/45407D14-79CD-93CE-1A70-192E86E93374 for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Utah Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Utah Department of Commerce Division of Occupational & Professional Licensure accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 40 hours every two year licensing period, 34 of which must be Category 1.

For More Information

Please contact the Utah Department of Commerce Division of Occupational & Professional Licensure at (801) 530-6628 or http://www.dopl.utah.gov/laws/R156-70a.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Vermont Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Vermont Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must show evidence of certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) every two year licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Vermont Department of Health at (802) 863-7200 or http://healthvermont.gov/HC/MED_BOARD/bmp.aspx for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Virginia Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Virginia State Board of Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must show evidence of certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) each annual licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Virginia State Board of Medicine at (804) 662-9908 or http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/medicine/medicine_laws_regs.htm for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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Washington Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Washington State Department of Public Health accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours every two year licensing period, 40 of which must be Category 1 or may show evidence of certification with the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For More Information

Please contact the Washington State Department of Public Health at (360) 236-4700 or http://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/3000/656-143.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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West Virginia Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The West Virginia Board of Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Required 100 hours every two year licensing period, 50 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. A minimum of 3 hours of drug diversion training and best practice prescribing controlled substances every two year renewal. Physician Assistants who maintain national certification must complete 10 hours in rational drug therapy each certification period.

For More Information

Please contact the West Virginia Board of Medicine at (304) 558-2921 or http://www.wvbom.wv.gov/CSR_11_01B.asp for additional information regarding your continuing education.

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Wisconsin Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: No continuing education required at this time.

For More Information

Please contact the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board at (608) 266-2112 or http://dsps.wi.gov/Default.aspx?Page=ee50fe91-099c-49e8-be5d-a7e23d127c29 for additional information.

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Wyoming Physician Assistants

CME Resource is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. As an ACCME-accredited provider, CME Resource is authorized to award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) considers CME Resource courses to be Category 1.

The Wyoming Board of Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs: Must show evidence of certification through the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) every three year licensing period.

For More Information

Please contact the Wyoming Board of Medicine at (307) 778-7053 or http://wyomedboard.state.wy.us/PDF/Rules/BOM%20Rules%20August%202009.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at http://www.nccpa.net/continuingmedicaleducation.aspx.

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