North Carolina Physician Assistants CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

North Carolina Physician Assistants

In support of improving patient care, NetCE is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

As a jointly accredited provider, NetCE is authorized to award Category 1 CME Credit to physician assistants certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

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 are required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two years or may provide proof of current certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Licensees authorized to prescribe controlled substances are required 2 hours in controlled substances every renewal.

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For More Information

Please contact the North Carolina Medical Board at (919) 326-1100 or (800) 253-9653, or refer to and for additional information regarding your continuing education.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at