New Jersey Physician Assistants CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

New Jersey 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 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 are required 50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two years. Licensees authorized to prescribe controlled substances are required 1 hour in topics related to responsible opioid prescribing, alternatives to opioids for managing and treating pain, and the risks and signs of opioid abuse, addiction, and diversion.*

*Per P.L. 2017, Chapter 28 (the Opioid Law) approved February 15, 2017.

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