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Physician Assistant Conferences, Events, and Education

Physician Assistant Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

AFPPA Spring CME & Board Review
05/05/2014 - 05/05/2014
Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants

IMPACT 2014 - AAPA's 42nd Annual Physician Assistant Conference
05/24/2014 - 05/24/2014
American Academy of Physician Assistants

2014 Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts - The Dream Conference
06/09/2014 - 06/13/2014

NMAPA Fall Primary Care Update 2014
09/11/2014 - 09/13/2014
New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants

AFPPA Fall Conference 2014
09/15/2014 - 09/19/2014
Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

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Exercise During Youth Makes Bones Bigger, Stronger Throughout Life

Bone is a living tissue that gets stronger in response to the mechanical forces associated with exercise. Exercise has the greatest benefit on bone strength during growth; but do the benefits of exercise during youth persist with aging, when bones are at greater risk of breaking?This question was addressed in a series of studies funded by the National Institutes of Health and publis... Continue Reading

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'Nano-Anesthesia': A New Approach to Local Anesthesia?

A technique using anesthesia-containing nanoparticles—drawn to the targeted area of the body by magnets—could one day provide a useful alternative to nerve block for local anesthesia in patients, suggests an experimental study in the issue of Ane... Continue Reading

For Frail, High-Risk Seniors, Surgery Decisions Should Be Patient-Centered, Team-Based and Physician-Led

Surgery for frail, senior citizen patients can be risky. A new patient-centered, team-based approach to deciding whether these high-risk patients will benefit from surgery is championed in The Perspective of the New England Journal of Medicine. The P... Continue Reading

Study Explores Reasons For Pain After “Successful” Spinal Surgery

Understanding why pain persists despite structurally successful spinal surgery is a question that has long puzzled physicians. In a study that melds the interrelated domains of spinal surgery and pain medicine, researchers have discovered that in the... Continue Reading

Youngest Patient With Sycardia Portable Heart Released From Hospital

A 16-year-old Florida girl is the youngest person in the world to leave and spend the night outside of a hospital with a temporary artificial heart and portable driver. Nalexia “Lexi” Henderson, who was the first patient in Florida to receive th... Continue Reading

New Way To Enhance Nerve Growth Following Injury Discovered

New research published today out of the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) uncovers a mechanism to promote growth in damaged nerve cells as a means to restore connections after injury. Dr. Doug Zochodne and his team have discover... Continue Reading

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Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs

Home Care Physical Therapist
Upper Perk & New Hope Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab
Philadelphia suburbs (Pennsburg), Pennsylvania

COTA or OTR/Hand Therapist
Institute For Hand & Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

FULL TIME, Occupational Therapist
Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre
New Paltz, New York

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
Renfrew Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nurse Practitioners
Jersey Rehab PA - Belleville
New York

Nurse Practitioners
Jersey Rehab PA - Belleville
New Jersey

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