Beginning in 2015, PAs will begin to transition to a new certification maintenance process. As part of this new process, PAs must earn 20 Category 1 credits of performance improvement CME (PI-CME) every 2 years (as well as 20 hours of self assessment). The PI and SA CME must be done as part of the CME requirements for each of the first 4- 2 year cycles, and is not required in the last (5th) CME cycle. By the end of the 4th CME cycle, you must have 40 Category 1 CME credits through self-assessment (SA) AND 40 Category 1 CME credits through PI activities.
Each PI-CME activity follows the three-stage PI-CME model:
Not only does this benefit the individual provider, but it will increase the amount of funding received by the healthcare system in which you practice. Here are the 3 stages of CME4LIFE’s PI CME.
To claim credit, you must supply your Professional Name, Certification Type, and Speciality on the Account Details page.
» Click the Update Account Details button. On the next page provide your information and click the Save Changes button.