NEJM Knowledge+ PA 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 toward your NCCPA certification. This ability to “earn while you learn” makes NEJM Knowledge+ PA 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+ PA Board Review can efficiently prepare PAs for PANCE and PANRE.
This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 225 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 6/1/2023 to 6/1/2024. AAPA reference number: 209296.
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 225 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits, as the additional weighting will be automatically applied by NCCPA.
Method of Participation: You must answer 10 questions correctly to receive AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME Credits.