Georgia Physician Assistants CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Georgia 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 Georgia Composite 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 40 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ every two years, 10 of which must be directly related to the specialty area of the supervising physician. Licensees who are authorized to issue prescription drugs are required a minimum of 3 hours in practice specific pharmaceuticals (according to prescription order privileges of the supervising physician) every renewal.

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.

RCPs are required 30 hours every two years.

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For More Information

Please contact the Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners at (404) 656-3913, or refer to Additional information regarding your continuing education may be found at: - Physician Assistants. - Respiratory Care Practitioners.