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May
10

EMPA DSc Fellowship DUINS

From LCDR Kyle Hasenstein: *DUINS DSc EMPA Fellowship* Interested in gaining additional skills in Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Critical Ca...

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Mar
20

New VA pilot program to fund prior Corpsman / Medic training to become PAs

va-pa-01 The VA is the USA's largest employer of PAs

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched a new pilot program to pay for former members of the Armed Services to train as PAs in exchange f...

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Sep
22

Expiring CMEs

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Good evening, For those of you who have not competed the CMEs from the 2020 NAPA Symposium, you have until 10/12/21 to complete them. All current payi...

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Jul
18

Moral Reasoning in Seven Questions

Editor's note: This article is reprinted in full with permission from the US Naval Institute's magazine Proceedings.As PAs and Officers, we are often ...

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Copyright

© Reprinted from Proceedings with permission; Copyright © 2021 U.S. Naval Institute / www.usni.org .

Jun
03

KSA list for Navy PAs

An official Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA's) list has been published for Navy PAs   Thanks to our PA Specialty Leaders present and past, ou...

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May
27

NAPA HOD Update

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On 24 May 2021, the AAPA House of Delegates (HOD) passed many resolutions.  These most impactful of these resolutions was the Title Change. In su...

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May
15

Becoming the Cornerstone of Operational Medicine, 2000-Present

Jed-Juachon Asadabad, Afghanistan, Dec. 2009. LT Jed Juachon, PA and Kunar Provincial Reconstruction Team Medical Officer, and a Corpsman meet with Dr. Mohammed Asif, Kunar, Midwifery Program training center

Below is reprinted with permission from the article "A Short History Of Navy Physician Assistants. Part III: Becoming the Cornerstone of Operational M...

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May
15

Through Heavy Weather and Fair Winds, 1975-1999

CWO2-James-Rich-aboard-USS-Kitty-HAwk-ca-1979-comp CWO2 James Rich (center) treating a patient aboard USS Kitty Hawk, ca 1979. Rich was one of the first PAs assigned to an aircraft carrier on an “experimental basis.” Photos from BUMED Archives

Below is reprinted with permission from the article "A Short History Of Navy Physician Assistants. Part II: Through Heavy Weather and Fair Winds, 1975...

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May
15

The Advent Of Physician Assistants In The Navy

Navy-PA-Plankowners-in-August-1974-comp First class of Physician Assistants (PA) in the United States, each former Hospital Corpsmen

Below is reprinted with permission from the article "A Short History Of Navy Physician Assistants. Part I: The Advent Of Physician Assistants In The N...

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May
11

Regional NAPA East and NAPA West Board of Directors Nominations 2021-2023

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To the NAPA Community,   We are opening nominations for Regional NAPA East and NAPA West Board of Directors positions: President, Vice President ...

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