Wyoming Physician Assistants CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Wyoming 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 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 maintain NCCPA certification or complete 60 hours of continuing medical education during the 3-year period preceding licensing renewal.

Effective July 1, 2019, physician assistants authorized to prescribe controlled substances must complete an additional 1-hour course related to the responsible prescribing of controlled substances or the treatment of substance abuse disorders every two years.

Beginning with DEA initial registrations or renewals starting June 27, 2023, all DEA-registered practitioners (with the exception of DVM-only license holders) are required 8 hours on treating and managing patients with opioid or other substance use disorders, including the appropriate clinical use of all FDA-approved drugs for the treatment of a substance use disorder, one-time only.

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For More Information

Please contact the Wyoming Board of Medicine at (307) 778-7053, or refer to https://wyomedboard.wyo.gov/physician-assistants and https://wyomedboard.wyo.gov/resources/rules-and-regulations for additional information regarding your continuing education.

Please review a letter from the Wyoming Board of Medicine for additional information regarding controlled substance prescribing CE.

For additional information regarding NCCPA's continuing education requirement please access their website at https://www.nccpa.net/maintain-certification/continuing-medical-education/.