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Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants

As President of Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants, I am writing you to seek nominations of candidates for our 2019 organizational year. As you already know, serving as a physician assistant...

Posted by Christopher Davis

At the beginning of this month, AAPA wrote a letter to the American Osteopathic Association in response to their mischaracterization of the PA profession. It is no secret that AAPA has been...

Posted by Christopher Davis

I want to congratulate all physician assistants after PA week of making this your profession and contributing to the healthcare and impact of Arkansans. I am excited about a couple of things that I...

Posted by Christopher Davis

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...

Posted by Christopher Davis

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

Posted by Christopher Davis

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...

Posted by Christopher Davis

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...

Posted by Christopher Davis

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...

Posted by Christopher Davis

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...

Posted by Christopher Davis

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...

Posted by Christopher Davis