New York Physician Assistants CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

New York 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 York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, and State Board for Medicine accepts courses from any provider who is ACCME-accredited and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs are required to complete course work or training in infection control at initial licensure and every four years thereafter. Controlled substance prescribers are required at least 3 hours of training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction by July 1, 2017, and every three years thereafter.

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For More Information

Please contact the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, and State Board for Medicine at (518) 474-3817. For additional information regarding the mandatory infection control training please visit http://www.op.nysed.gov/training/icmemo.htm. For additional information regarding the mandatory prescribers education please visit http://www.op.nysed.gov/news/advisory-notices.html#nysdoh.