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Thanks to all the attendees for the
MAPA Spring Pharmacology CME
We hope to see many more PAs at our Fall CME program in October- watch for the dates and location soon.
MAPA CME is for you come learn and Enjoy.
MAPA Board Call for nominations coming soon.
Make your plans to become more active with MAPA. Being a board member is not a huge time committment but will give you the satifaction of leading your profession.
Come to the membership meeting or email us today for information
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Executive Office of Health and Human Services
Department of Public Health
JOINT Alert- MARCH 2015
THE BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN DENTISTRY,
THE BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN NURSING,
The Board of Registration in Pharmacy, AND
THE Board OF REGISTRATION OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
The National Transportation Safety Board has released a safety study, Drug Use Trends in Aviation: Assessing the Risk of Pilot Impairment. In response, the Board of Registration in Dentistry, the Board of Registration in Nursing, Board of Registration in Pharmacy, and the Board of Registration of Physician Assistants on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Division of Health Professions Licensure, would like to remind licensees who prescribe and dispense prescription drug products of their obligation to discuss with patients the effects of medical conditions and medications prescribed or dispensed, and encourage licensees to read the article below.
Click here to read the Dept of Public Health Alert-
MA Dept. of Public Health (MDPH) Head Injury and Concussion screeing requirement for medical clearance of athletes
PA are now approved to screen and clear athletes
Click here to read the MDPH information
MA Board of Registration of Physician Assistants
Emergency Regulation Update
May 8, 2014
Update for the dispensing of hydrocodone-only extended release medications. Please go to the professional resources page here or to the BOR website for this Update.
Mass PA Board Website
MAPA is pleased to provide you the latest information on the MA Health Care Cost Containment Bill signed Aug 6th.
Click here to review the MAPA Fact Sheet for the HCCC Bill
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MAPA exists to serve and represent the Physician Assistant profession in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We are committed to having a proactive influence on health care policy decision making, and to being an advocate that facilitates for the advancement of Massachusetts Physician Assistants at the state level. We are also committed to keeping our members apprised of evolving professional developments, and to providing quality educational and networking opportunities by sponsoring CME conferences and other events.
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