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  • Reflections of a PA | Iron Man

    by Cameron Young Sweeney, PA-C He hummed quietly to himself and tapped his fingers on the wooden cane propped between his knees as I rolled the stool from under the computer desk and sat next to him. His gray hair, shiny with Brylcreem, was smoothed back from his high forehead. His blue eyes twinkled as […]

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  • Bill Modifying the Medicaid Transformation Legislation Passes NCGA

    On Friday, the House and Senate voted on the compromise version of HB 156: Medicaid PHP Licensure & Transformation Modifications, which had been in a conference committee since the end of the 2017 session. The bill is now on the Governor’s desk for final approval.   The changes included in this legislation build off of the […]

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  • Part II of the STOP Act, the HOPE Act, released this week

    In a continued attempt to combat the opioid addiction crisis, House and Senate legislators released this week what has been dubbed as part two of the STOP Act, the Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Enforcement (HOPE) Act. The HOPE Act, which is also supported by Attorney General Josh Stein, expands access to the Controlled Substance Reporting […]

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  • PAs Eligible for Reimbursement of Suboxone/Buprenorphine Training

    Duke has received a grant from HRSA to provide reimbursements for PAs and other clinicians who wish to complete the online MAT waiver training. This project is designed to enhance primary care training and address the opioid crisis in many communities. PAs in North Carolina are invited to apply for this  opportunity which will them […]

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  • PA Day at the NC Legislature Success!

    PA Day at the NC Legislature is always a highlight of my year as a PA in North Carolina, but 2018’s adventure on May 30th was the best yet. Rain was in the forecast, but it held off as we convened in downtown Raleigh. There were some familiar faces in attendance and then some Campbell […]

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  • Deadline for NCAPA BOD Nominations

    The NCAPA Nominating Committee is currently soliciting candidates for the 2019 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. Serving on the NCAPA Board is an important way to contribute to your profession and a wonderful leadership experience. North Carolina became a great state in which to practice as a PA through the vision, leadership, and volunteer […]

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  • Reflections of a PA | Mountain Medicine

    by Alexandra Godfrey, PA-C Guatemalan Village The child lies across her mother’s lap. Her eyes are hollow, and I hear the rattle of her breathing. She’s tachypneic, tachycardic, and febrile. Her right lung wheezes and crackles, and her tongue sticks to the roof of her mouth. Her name is Elisa. She is four years old. […]

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  • New PA Program Leadership at Duke University

    Jacqueline Barnett Named Director of Duke Physician Assistant Program Jacqueline S. Barnett, DHSc, MSHS, PA-C, associate professor of community and family medicine, has been named program director, Duke Physician Assistant Program, effective June 1, 2018. Barnett has served as associate program director since late 2015. The decision was made after a national search conducted by an internal […]

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  • NCAPA Responds to the DMA’s Request for Input

    by Sarah Wolfe, Assistant Vice-President, McGuire Woods Consulting  Last month, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Medical Assistance (DMA) reached out to stakeholder groups, requesting input on various clinical coverage policies. State law requires that the Department consult with and seek advice from the NC Physician Advisory Group and other […]

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  • Optimal Team Practice Position Statement

    Read about NCAPA’s position on Optimal Team Practice here, with links to express your interest in a Listening Session and FAQs.

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