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MAPA Offers COVID-19 CME

Saturday, April 25, 2020   (2 Comments)
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Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award
AAPA Category 1 CME credit for eligible self-directed learning activities related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

This activity is designated for maximum 150 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation and is for the period March 11, 2020 through June 30, 2020.

 

PAs must complete a survey for each week (Sunday through Saturday) they are requesting CME credits.  All forms will be reviewed by MAPA leadership and a certificates will be issued.  If there are any questions MAPA will reach out for clarification.

 

Acceptable categories of CME include:

 
  • Participating in daily rounds
  • Consulting professional sources for clinical updates and recommendations
  • Training on a new procedure
  • Developing care pathways or protocols for the care of patients with COVID-19 
  • Identifying or establishing processes for testing
  • Reviewing literature/institutional emails to provide synopsis for your department
  • Determining how to deploy individuals to direct care and/or creating a surge plan within a department or health system
  • Reviewing specialty society guidelines regarding COVID-19 management and/or PPE practices
  • Educating groups about COVID-19 processes or procedures
  • Other  ** (those that select "other" will be required to describe the activities participated in directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Comments...

Rania Sulaiman says...
Posted Saturday, May 2, 2020
I work as a physician assistant in an emergency department in Michigan so I’m in the front line of screen and seeing covid patients. I also cover observation stays. Why can I do to count my experience as CME if I can apply it for category 1 CME Thank you
Thadd Gormas says...
Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2020
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