Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants

Last March, AAPA announced the rollout of a new suite of advertisements to raise awareness and understanding of the PA profession. These materials were created for state PA chapter to use as part...

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A Governor proclamation for PA Week was secured recognizing PA week and promoting national PA week from October 6-12, 2018.

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As we close on the first half of our year, I wanted to share with you a few important updates from ARAPA on things that may affect you or your practice. In addition, I want to share what ARAPA is...

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At the April 2018 meeting, the Arkansas State Medical Board adopted an amendment to Regulation 17 governing continuing medical education (CME) to include one hour of prescribing education for...

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At the December 2017 meeting, the Arkansas State Medical Board adopted an amendment to Regulation 24 governing physician assistants. The amendment removed the requirement that the supervising...

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Last week, Congress passed and the President signed into law a provision that allows PAs to manage and provide hospice care to Medicare patients. The new law also allows PAs to supervise cardiac...

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This morning the Arkansas State Medical Board conducted a public hearing on regulation 2 concerning excessive prescribing of opioid medications. There were numerous public comments both for and...

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Please take a moment to fill out this 30 second survey in preparation for the Fall CME conference. CLICK HERE TO TAKE SURVEY

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If you would be willing to offer students the opportunity to shadow you and see what being a physician assistant would be like, then we ask you to go through your profile and offer a preceptorship....

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In a recent Arkansas State Medical Board Meeting, the one hour requirement for Supervision Physicians and proximity of PAs was unanimously voted to be removed. This will not likely go in effect...

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