Wisconsin Physician Assistants CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Wisconsin 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).

Continuing Education Requirement

PAs are required 30 hours every two years; or to submit evidence of current certification through NCCPA (or Board-approved successor organization). Specific requirements include 2 hours on responsible controlled substances prescribing.

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 Wisconsin Physician Assistant Affiliated Credentialing Board at (608) 266-2112 or (877) 617-1565, or refer to https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/MEB/PhysicianAssistant/Default.aspx and https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/pa/2 for additional information.

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