CME Central

Improve patient care with CME in all formats, from podcasts and videos to live events and on-demand courses. Explore it all here in CME Central.

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Featured Resources

Behavioral and Mental Health Toolkit

Use the resources here to earn behavioral and mental health-related CME, improve patient care, advise patients and caregivers, and advocate for change.

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PANCE PANRE Review Resources

Ace your PANCE or PANRE with powerful tools and discounts from AAPA and our partners.

AAPA Primary Care RAP Podcast

Earn CME with this popular PA-hosted monthly podcast. AAPA members listen for 3 months free!

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Conference Certificates

Claim CME credits, manage, view, and print certificates from AAPA Conferences.

CME Activities

Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS) Extremities in the Carolinas: Self-Assessment 2022

This case-based self-assessment activity outlines evaluation and treatment of extremity injury, plus new clinical and technical skills to improve delivery of healthcare to patients with upper and/or lower extremity trauma. This CME expires September 30,… more

Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS) Extremities in the Carolinas on Demand 2022

From orthobiologics, hand & wrist, ankle & midfoot, hip & knee, and more, all on demand.

Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS) Extremities in the Carolinas 2022 Bundle

PAOS Extremities in the Carolinas 2022 Bundle offers up to 14 AAPA Category 1 CME credits and 5 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits including topics on orthobiologics, hand & wrist, ankle & midfoot, hip… more

Going Viral: Testing, Diagnosis, and Treatment of COVID-19 Series

This five-part podcast series aims to equip PAs and other clinicians with the education and tools to assist in providing patient-centered care in the early recognition, diagnosis, and management of patients presenting in the outpatient… more

Live CME

You can earn live CME from AAPA in two formats: in-person conferences and virtual events. Some of our 2022 events may feature the option to choose either an in-person or virtual experience; others are completely live. These formatting decisions are unique to each event and are impacted by the public health emergency. Please check each event’s individual page for the latest updates.

Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp 2022

  • Sept. 14 – 18, 2022
  • Austin, TX

Brush up on commonly encountered diagnoses and diseases of adult hospitalized patients at this conference brought to you by AAPA and the Society of Hospital Medicine. Learn current, evidence-based topics and network with like-minded practitioners.

Leadership and Advocacy Summit 2022

  • Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2022
  • Arlington, VA

Join your PA and PA student colleagues in the nation’s capital to learn about key developments facing the profession, association management, leadership best practices, and advocacy skill-building.

CME on Demand Digital Libraries

AAPA Conference on Demand

Earn up to 140+ credits of AAPA Category 1 CME from the world’s largest PA conference. This video-based course includes topics such as behavioral and mental health, diabetes, nutrition, and obesity care, rules of reimbursement, research in action, and much more.  Members save $300.

Boot Camp on Demand (Hospital Medicine)

If you’re new to adult hospital medicine or are responsible for the medical management of hospitalized adult patients, this video-based course is for you. Earn up to 34 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME. Members save $200.

Galaxy on Demand (Orthopaedics)

This video-based course is ideal for PAs new to orthopaedics or who want to transition to the specialty. Earn up to 26.25 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME. Members save $150.