Vermont Physician Assistants CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

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

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs are required 100 hours every two years, 50 of which must be AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™, or must show evidence of certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Beginning with 2018 renewals, all licensees who prescribe controlled substances must show evidence of 2 hours related to the safe and effective prescribing of controlled substances.

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For More Information

Please contact the Vermont Board of Medical Practice at (802) 657-4223, 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