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The Pulse

The Pulse
  • Important Announcements from NCAPA

    General Membership Meeting As usual, NCAPA will hold its Annual General Membership Meeting in conjunction with the NCAPA Summer Conference in Myrtle Beach. The meeting is from 8:00-8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 18, in the Kensington Ballroom of the Embassy Suites Hotel at the Kingston Plantation. NCAPA is sending you written status reports in advance […]

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  • Court Rulings Re: ACA

    US Court Rulings Create New Uncertainty Over Obamacare.  Read full story from Reuters  

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  • Medicaid Agreement Derailed

    Read more under “Policy and Prose” at http://cqrcengage.com/ncapa/.

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  • Demand for NPs and PAs up by 300 Percent

    Demand for physician assistants and nurse practitioners rose by more than 300 percent in the last three years, according to national healthcare search firm Merritt Hawkins. – Read the full story here.

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  • National Clinical Guideline Updates | 2014

    Several national clinical guidelines have changed in the past year concerning Adult Immunizations, Cholesterol Guidelines and Cardiovascular Risk, Diabetes, and High Blook Pressure.  Read the updates provided by NC Health Smart here.  

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  • VIDEO – NCAPA CME: Learn more about our Advanced EM Workshop in Myrtle Beach

    Watch this video to learn more about our Advanced EM workshop in Myrtle Beach.  This workshop is approved for 8 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME and takes place on Wednesday, August 20 & Thursday, August 21, 2014.  To register for the workshop or the conference, click here.

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  • VIDEO – History of PAs and NCAPA

    Watch this great video on the history of PAs and NCAPA from our own Bill Vaassen!

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  • CMS Eliminates PA Practice Barriers in Rural Areas

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a rule on May 7 that provides regulatory relief for PAs and physicians who deliver care in rural communities. This advances a federal initiative to remove burdensome and unnecessary regulations. The final rule eliminates a requirement for a physician to be physically on site once every two […]

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  • Jeffrey Katz Elected President-Elect of AAPA

    The polls closed on April 30th and the votes are official – NCAPA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that our own Jeffrey Katz has been elected as President-Elect of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).  Jeff has contributed to NCAPA and AAPA in numerous leadership positions over the years and we know he will be an excellent […]

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  • Student Medical Challenge Bowl = FUN!

    Twenty-nine students, representing five PA programs in the state, competed on four randomly selected inter-collegiate teams in the 2014 Student Medical Challenge Bowl.  The event was held on Saturday, April 26th.  The sun was shining, the pizza was hot, and plenty of chocolate and sodas to keep everyone going.  Everyone was geared up to have […]

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