American Academy of Physician Assistants

Certification Maintenance


Important Notice about Recertication


In late 2015, NCCPA proposed significant changes to the PANRE process. Get informed at the AAPA News Center: NCCPA’s PANRE Proposal, where you'll find resources, the latest AAPA actions and updates and suggestions about how to stay engaged and take action.

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As a practicing PA, you are a lifelong learner. In order to maintain your national certification, you must log earned CME with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

In addition, you must meet state certification CME requirements.

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