NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review helps you prepare for PANCE/PANRE. Our adaptive online learning platform was developed to reinforce the broad body of knowledge you learned about in training as well as to allow you to meet your AAPA Certification Maintenance CME requirements with the ability to earn AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ credits toward your NCCPA certification. This ability to “earn while you learn” makes NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review a valuable tool for PAs.
This website contains many resources to help PAs navigate and explore topics on board review and certification maintenance. For even more information about PANRE and certification maintenance, we’ve compiled the resources below:
Physician Assistant Review Resources from the Learning+ Blog
- How to Become a Physician Assistant (PA-C)
- Physician Assistant Requirements: Why You Need Self-Assessment Credits and How to Earn Them
- Understanding the NCCPA Blueprint for PANCE/PANRE
Physician Assistant Review Resources from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
- About NCCPA
- Requirements for AAPA certification maintenance
- Registering for the PANRE exam
- Exam day: what to expect
- How PANCE and PANRE are developed and scored
- Prepare for the exam: PANRE and PANCE practice exams
- Frequently-asked questions about the PANRE
- PANCE pass rates
Other Resources for Physician Assistants
Here are links to other articles with interesting perspectives on certification maintenance for medical professionals, as well as industry information on Physician Assistants:
- NCCPA: “Comprehensive Workforce Data on Certified Physician Assistants Now Available“
- Bureau of Labor Statistics: Physician Assistants
- 2013 AAPA Annual Survey Report
See how NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review can efficiently prepare PAs for PANCE and PANRE.
The American Medical Association has an agreement of mutual recognition of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits with the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), the accreditation body for European countries. Physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to UEMS-European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education CME credits (ECMECs) should contact the UEMS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates each enduring material for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review: 348 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
AAFP Prescribed Credit
The AAFP has reviewed NEJM Knowledge+ Family Medicine Board Review and deemed it acceptable for up to 348.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 02/01/2022 to 01/31/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 20 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 5/1/2022 to 4/30/2023. AAPA reference number: CME-206084.
For NCCPA certification maintenance ONLY: NCCPA will now apply an additional 50 percent weighting when these self-assessment credits are logged for NCCPA certification maintenance purposes. PAs should log up to a maximum of 20 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits, as the additional weighting will be automatically applied by NCCPA.