Yes, PAs now must recertify every 10 years with the recertification exam.
For more information visit our page on the NCCPA’s PANRE Proposal
The OSMB requires an additional 12 CME hours dedicated specifically to pharmacology every two years. Documentation of these hours are submitted directly to the OSMB when you renew your licensure.
Tip: Pharm CME is pro-rated. If you are licensed in January 2019, you will only need 6 Pharm CME credits at the time of renewal in January 31, 2020 (next upcoming renewal for all PAs)
OAPA offers an annual Pharmacology Conference to help obtain pharmacology specific CME requirements. Visit our Pharmacology Conference Page for more information.
A PA who does not have a Master's Degree can still apply for licensure in Ohio if they have been practicing for 3 consecutive years prior to applying.
A license to practice as a PA in the State of Ohio expires every 2 years. All PA licenses expire on January 31st of an even numbered year.o learn more about this visit our Maintaining a License page.
Prescribers Letter is approved by the Ohio Medical Board for pharmacology-specific CME. www.prescribersletter.com.
Medscape CME is ACCME accredited.http://cme.medscape.com/