Continuing Medical Education (CME) Opportunities
If your organization or company is interested in posting CME opportunities, please contact NAPA President at firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention Navy PAs - if you know of something which should be added here, please send to me at email@example.com
AAPA CME Calendar: The American Academy of Physician Assistants maintains a rolling CME calendar of CME opportunities - many presented by state and specialty PA organizations.
Need Free CME? The following links offer free continuing medical education opportunities, and I have personally logged in over 100 Cat 1 CME hours using these:
Other CME opportunities:
Navy and Marine Corps Combat & Operational Stress Control Conference -- dates and location TBD
MHCC - Military Healthcare Convention & Conference (MHCC). An annual event in San Antonio each June, and San Diego added in Dec . They also have a Spec Ops Convention in San Diego. For additional information, go to www.militaryhealthcareconvention.com.
SAPA - The annual Society of Army PAs "Best Bang for Your Buck" CME Conference is held every April in Fayetteville.
SAFPA - SAFPA continues to have their annual CME each November in San Antonio at the Drury Inn on the Riverwalk.
CME for Pre-Deployment Courses:
NCCPA grants Category 1 CME for successful completion of ABLS-P (7 hrs), ATLS (19 hrs), BTLS (16 hrs), C4 (49 hrs), as well as ACLS (8-16 hrs), and BLS (6-8 hrs). For more information, go to http://www.nccpa.net.
If you know how many hours are granted for TCCC, NTTC or others you have attended, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org so this can be posted so others can have this information.
NAPA CME Coordinator - We do not have one. If you are interested, please contact NAPA President
From 2011 NAPA Email:
I know you are very busy and TAD/CME funds are not easy to come by. Here are some free CME opportunities I wanted to share with you. If you are active duty, reserves, or "retired" but employed by DoD or VA, you should be able to get in on the following:
1. SAFPA CME VTC/VTT re-broadcast. Basically, this is the annual Society of Air Force PAs annual CME held in San Antonio each November. It was all recorded with high-quality video & audio and the Army Medical Department & School is going to shoot it out via VTC/VTT. The POC is Mr. Ricardo Robinson and I have attached information for you to review if you are interested in this. I have cleared with him and also with SAFPA POC - LtCol Tim Howerton, and you are encouraged to take advantage of this great opportunity if you can break away from primary workload the afternoons of 2-6 May. You will earn Cat 1 CME...without the travel & expense. All you need is a VTC/VTT person in your neck of the woods to help get you registered and take care of the technical aspects.
Stay tuned for 2012 FREE re-broadcast dates/info
2011 SAFPA Satellite Agenda.doc
PA 2011 Announcement.doc
2. MHS Learn. Yes...the site you have to go to annually to knock out your HIPPA training. They have 76 Category 1 CME courses on their site and it is free for DoD/VA folks. Go to the Military Health System (MHS) Learning Portal for more information: https://mhslearn.csd.disa.mil
3. Vaccine Healthcare Network (VHC). They also have free CME for you...CEU for folks who work with/for you. Go to www.vhcinfo.org
V/r, Ron Perry