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

Nutrition Toolkit

Use the resources here to earn nutrition-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.

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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 Certificate Portal

The Conference Certificate Portal allows individuals to claim credit and print certificates from AAPA Conferences 2014-2019.

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CME Activities

Itching for Relief: Atopic Dermatitis Management Considerations for PAs and NPs

Atopic dermatitis (AD) can affect anyone. Although more common in pediatric patients, adults can also experience AD—sometimes as a new onset disorder. The itching and pain can be associated with significant stigma and psychosocial distress… more

JAAPA CME Post-Test May 2021

Diagnosing and Managing Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis | Managing Patients with High-risk Breast Lesions: Precursors on the Breast Neoplasia Pathway

JAAPA CME Post-Test April 2021

Optimizing the Management of Inpatient Cardiac Arrest | On the Hunt for a Cure: A Guide to Huntington Disease

2020 Innovating Decisions and Empowering Action (IDEA) in Diabetes Management 2.0

The overall goal of IDEA (Innovating Decisions and Empowering Action in Diabetes Management) is to improve understanding of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), report interpretations, and the use of this information to optimize therapeutic management le

Live CME

You can earn live CME from AAPA in two formats: in-person conferences and virtual events. Some of our 2021 events may feature the option to choose either an in-person or virtual experience; others are completely virtual. 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.

AAPA 2021: Virtual

  • Extended! May 23 – June 27, 2021

We’ve extended registration! Experience the only national virtual PA conference on your terms until June 27. Cutting-edge CME, meaningful connections, and enriching events – plus, Conference On Demand, a $599 value.

Galaxy 2021: Virtual

  • June 24 – 26, 2021

Learn critical orthopaedic topics from expert faculty at this popular conference! It’s the perfect course if you’re new to orthopaedics or if you’re a family practice, emergency medicine, or urgent care provider who sees musculoskeletal conditions in your daily practice.

Boot Camp 2021: In Person and Virtual

  • September 29 – October 3, 2021
  • Nashville, TN

The perfect course for PAs and NPs new to adult hospital medicine! Brush up on commonly encountered diagnoses and diseases of adult hospitalized patients at Boot Camp, brought to you by AAPA and the Society of Hospital Medicine.

ELC 2021: In Person and Virtual

  • November 16 – 18, 2021
  • San Diego, CA

Earn up to 21.75 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME! Refine your healthcare leadership competencies, learn to lead through crisis, enhance your leadership skills, improve PA and NP revenue generation for your organization, and much more!

CME on Demand Digital Libraries

AAPA Conference on Demand

Earn 150+ credits of AAPA Category 1 CME with video-based sessions from our Nashville speakers. AAPA 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 28.5 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 21.5 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME. Members save $150.