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

JAAPA CME Post-Test January 2021

Managing Tumor Lysis Syndrome | Guidelines for Screening and Managing Hypertension in Children

The Truth about PAs and Advocacy Series

Legislators want to hear from PAs, advocacy is something all PAs can, and should, do. This two-part CME series is designed to educate, encourage, and inspire PAs to become advocates on behalf of the profession…. more

Monograph: A New Era in the Treatment of Inflammatory Disorders: Understanding the Role of Biosimilars

In 2015, the approval of the first biosimilar by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ushered in a new era of treatment for a range of chronic disorders. Since that time, a large number… more

The Role of Social Determinants of Health in Clinical Practice and Subsequent Health Outcomes

Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) are conditions in the places where people live, learn, work, and play. This activity defines and explores the many dimensions of SDOH and the effects of SDOH on population health,… more

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.

  • January 23 – 25, 2021

New from AAPA! This conference is for PAs and NPs in family medicine of all experience levels. Includes 3 days of scheduled, live virtual sessions, 26 additional self-paced online sessions, plus a virtual networking event! Earn up to 37.25 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME.

  • Begins Thursday, March 4

This interactive virtual conference kicks off on Thursday, March 4 at 8 p.m. EST with a live virtual General Session. LAS includes 10 additional self-paced sessions plus a live virtual Congressional Outlook session on Monday, March 22 at 8 p.m. EST followed by Virtual Hill Day on March 24.

  • May 22 – 26, 2021
  • Philadelphia, PA

Experience the only national PA conference in the way that works for you. Either way, you’ll earn top-notch CME, make meaningful connections, and learn about the latest medical innovations. Don’t miss it!

  • June 23 – 27, 2021
  • Portland, OR

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.

CME on Demand Digital Libraries

AAPA Conference on Demand

2020 edition now available! 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)

2020 edition now available! 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)

2020 edition now available! 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.