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  • Brason Set as Keynote Speaker for 2013 NCAPA Summer Conference

    Keynote speaker for the 2013 NCAPA Summer Conference is Fred Brason II, President/CEO of Project Lazarus, a community-based opioid overdose prevention program. Brason received the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leader Award in 2012 for his work with Project Lazarus. Brason will be speaking at the 37th annual NCAPA Summer Conference on Monday, August 19. This […]

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  • PAPA Fall CME Seminar Set for September 21

    The Piedmont Association of Physician Assistants will be offering its annual Free CME Seminar on Saturday, September 21, at the Forsyth Medical Center Conference Center in Winston-Salem, NC. This seminar provides 6 hours of approved AAPA Category I CME at no cost to participants. The conference is open to all Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, […]

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  • NCTracks Update: July 10

    First Payments Made. NCTracks made its first electronic funds transfers to providers today, totaling $137 million. The next checkwrite date is July 17, according to the checkwrite schedule. Reconciling Your Payments. A Fact Sheet is available on the NCTracks Provider Portal that explains some of the key features of the new Remittance Advice (RA). An EOB to HIPAA Code Crosswalk is […]

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  • NCAPA Selects House of Delegates Representatives

    NCAPA is pleased to announce the results of the election for NCAPA representatives to the AAPA House of Delegates. The following members will serve as Delegates and Alternates for a term of July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2015. Delegates are: Alisha DeTroye, PA-C, Paul Hendrix, PA-C, Marc Katz, PA-C, Suzanne Reich, PA-C, Samantha Rogers, […]

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  • Extended Deadline! June 6 for PA of the Year Nominations

    The nomination period for the NCAPA “PA of the Year” award is being extended to Thursday, June 6. NCAPA members are encouraged submit nominations via the online form as soon as possible. To be eligible for the PA of the Year award, an individual must be a Fellow Member of NCAPA in good standing for a minimum […]

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  • Nominations Due May 30 for PA of the Year Award

    At its May 4 meeting, NCAPA’s Board of Directors unanimously approved plans for a “PA of the Year” award. The award honors a physician assistant who has demonstrated exemplary service to the PA profession and the community, and who has furthered the image of the physician assistant profession while providing significant contributions to the health […]

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  • Job Satisfaction among PAs: June 1 Survey Deadline

    Dr. David Compton, an associate professor of Physician Assistant Studies at Wingate University, is conducting a study on practice characteristics, worksite characteristics, and job satisfaction among physician assistants in North Carolina. The goal of the study is to identify factors that can be used to enhance the physician assistant curriculum and better prepare PA students […]

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  • Challenge Bowl Attracts Record Number of Players

    A record number of physician assistant students from across North Carolina participated in the seventh annual NCAPA Student Medical Challenge Bowl on Saturday, May 11.  Thirty-six students from five PA programs in the state competed on four randomly selected inter-collegiate teams. The Challenge Bowl is a Jeopardy-style game with two rounds of play, each with […]

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  • Citizens are Dying of Prescription Drug Overdoses

    NCAPA president Don Metzger, PA-C, speaks out in an op-ed on NC Spin. http://www.ncspin.com/2013/04/03/prescription-drug-overdoses-2/

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  • NCAPA partners with Project Lazarus to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

    The North Carolina Academy of Physicians Assistants (NCAPA) is urging all physician assistants practicing in North Carolina to register with the North Carolina Controlled Substance Reporting System in 2013 as part of an effort to stem the growing misuse of prescription drugs. The NCAPA is teaming with Project Lazarus and Community Care of North Carolina in a […]

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