The Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery


How many CME hours will be awarded for attending the ENT for the PA-C Annual Conference lectures?
This lecture program is currently under review by the SPAO-HNS CME Planning Committee. More details will be released later. 

How many additional hours can be earned by attending the CME workshops?
An individual can attend Mayo Simulation lab sessions  for up to 8.0 additional earnable hours
of AAPA Category 1 CME credit from the Physician Assistant Review Panel on April 25, 2018.
An individual can earn up to 10.0 additional hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit from the Physician Assistant Review Panel for April 26, 2018 workshops.

Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.

This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.

How will I get proof of attendance?
All attendees can request to receive certificates of attendance for workshops and lectures, once workshop attendance hours are tabulated after the meeting. In addition, our staff will submit a list of PA attendees to the NCCPA database, within a few days after the meeting.

I am a Nurse Practitioner, are these CME hours AANP approved?
Yes, the CME hours awarded for the ENT for the PA-C Annual Conference are approved by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), one of the authorized CME providers by the ANCC. For details, please visit

Is it possible to register only for the workshops and not the overall conference?
Yes; such spaces are limited.

My employer is going to pay for my registration with a check. How do I register?
When you register online, fill in all the information and workshops choices and submit. Then send in your check to SPAO within seven days.  Should your employer require a separate invoice, please contact Delay of payment beyond that time may result in deletion of your registration, and you may have to start over.

I’d like to try to share a room to save costs. How can I do that?
A web page has been developed on the meeting site. Go to for leads. Occupancy maximum per room is FOUR.

When I log into my NCCPA profile, it doesn’t list my attendance at the ENT for the PA-C Annual Conference. How do I correct that?
For questions or concerns about your NCCPA login or profile, please contact Monique Starr-Young at the NCCPA via e-mail ( or by phone at 678-417-8134. Be aware that if your current name or address do not match NCCPA's records, the attendance data will not register.

I did not receive my CME certificate after completing the post-test. Who can assist me with obtaining a copy?
Please send an e-mail to SPAO’s Association Manager, at

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