AAPA and SiMCare have teamed up to bring you SiMCare Diabetes - an online program that lets you manage 18 simulated type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients who are based on real and challenging cases. Explore more and earn up to 18 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits.
The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) have joined forces to bring you Distinguishing Between Primary Care Needs and the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis: A Collaborative Approach to Appropriate Referrals designed to help primary care providers distinguish between routine primary care needs and specific symptoms of multiple sclerosis that may require referral to an MS specialist.
This cased-based, interactive activity presents clinically valid case studies related to medication choices, life style issues, and MS symptom management - all to illustrate the importance of communication and collaboration among healthcare providers. Approved for a maximum 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit.
Safe Prescribing for Pain and Managing Pain Patients who Abuse Rx DrugsSupported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and live on Learning Central, provides practical guidance about screening patients with pain for substance use disorder risk factors before prescribing, and learning how to identify patients who are abusing their medications. The activities use video vignettes that model effective patient-provider communication strategies for discussing sensitive issues with your patients.
Visit Learning Central to enhance your clinical skills with these modules and visit NIDA’s NIDAMED page for a host of resources for you and your patients about drug abuse and addiction. Approved for a maximum 1.25 and 1.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.
In the United States, about 8 to 10 percent of the 119 million annual visits to EDs are for chest pain and other symptoms consistent with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). CaseBook Challenges: Initiating Antiplatelet Therapy for ACS Patients in the Emergency Department— Dialogue with the Experts provide ED clinicians with an opportunity for expert dialogue on the implications of risk stratification tools; different efficacy and safety profiles of the P2Y12 inhibitors, including balancing the risk of thrombosis versus bleeding events; interpatient variability in response to antiplatelet therapy; and guideline recommendations for antiplatelet therapy in patients with ACS.Approved for a maximum 1.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.
The Food and Drug Administration has launched an e-learning course and case studies designed to increase awareness of misleading drug advertising and promotion while providing CME. The goal of the Bad Ad program is to educate healthcare professionals about the role they can play to ensure that prescription drug advertising and promotion is truthful and not misleading. Approved for a maximum of 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit.
AAPA is pleased to announce its partnership with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). AHRQ's CME on comparative effectiveness research (CER) is now available to physician assistants nationwide. The online activities address a variety of therapeutic and disease areas encountered in everyday practice. Earn up to 14.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.
COOL cases are interactive case-based CME activities from AAO-HNS and AAPA, developed by leaders in the field of otolaryngology specifically for the nonotolaryngologist. Earn up to 9.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.
AAPA and ASRT are bringing you a 40-hour online CME course on fluoroscopy and ionizing radiation. This is a test-prep course for PAs in Massachusetts and Connecticut who have to complete this course to take the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) fluoroscopy exam. It's also an excellent CME course for PAs whose institutions require additional education in ionizing radiation and fluoroscopy to maintain their privileges. Learn more.
Whether you're new to orthopaedics or a seasoned PA interested in learning the most current techniques and findings in orthopaedic medicine, this course is for you. New topics this year include adult trauma management including hands, fingers, pelvis, femur; common pediatric injuries; and multiple small break-out sessions with specific topic focus. Learn more.
This home study, CME and board preparation program is available in print, CD and online. It covers more than 45 different topic categories to help you study and pass PANCE/PANRE. Guaranteed or your money back! 60 hours of AAFP-prescribed CME (NCCPA accepts AAFP-prescribed CME to fulfill Category 1 requirements).
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and treatment is one of the more complicated and misunderstood areas in medicine for both patients and clinicians. This point-of-care guide (PDF) will help you care for and effectively communicate with your patients from screening to diagnosis to treatment recommendations and management. This guide was written with a patient-centered approach with easy-to-access reference charts, patient check-off lists that can be printed to review with patients, and recommendations at all treatment milestones for HCV patients. This book is for PAs working in primary care, GI/hepatology or infectious disease.