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Physician Assistant Conferences, Events, and Education

Physician Assistant Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

MAPA Fall CME Boston
10/23/2014 - 10/23/2014
Massachusetts Association of Physician Assistants

AASPA 14th Annual CME Meeting
10/23/2014 - 10/26/2014
American Association of Surgical PAs

2014 Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts - The Dream Conference Encore
11/02/2014 - 11/05/2014
DMGCME

Orthopaedic Essentials for PAs & NPs
11/06/2014 - 11/09/2014
Chamberlain Medical Resources

Specialty Training for Emergency Medicine
11/06/2014 - 11/09/2014
Chamberlain Medical Resources

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Feature Story
Cover of NEWS-Line for Physician Assistants

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 the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart and the accompanying Freedom Portable Driver, left UF Health Shands Children's Hospital just in time to celeb... Continue Reading



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Aging In Place: Does A Loved One Need A Geriatric Assessment?

By a tremendous margin – over 95% – older Americans choose to live at home or with relatives. Families making that choice should consider seeking the assistance of a geriatric specialist, especially when they see changes in their loved one’s behavior... Continue Reading


New Treatment Resolves Hazardous Airway Complication In Child With Heart Disease

A case study published recently in the journal Pediatrics describes an innovative, minimally invasive procedure that treated plastic bronchitis, a potentially life-threatening disease, in a six-year-old boy with a heart condition. Using new lymphatic... Continue Reading


Early Palliative Care Can Cut Hospital Readmissions For Cancer Patients

Doctors at Duke University Hospital have developed a new collaborative model in cancer care that reduced the rates at which patients were sent to intensive care or readmitted to the hospital after discharge. The Duke researchers shared their finding... Continue Reading


Large Variation In Cesarean Rates Across US Hospitals

Cesarean delivery is the most common inpatient surgery in the United States. US cesarean rates increased from 20.7% in 1996 to 32.9% in 2009 but have since stabilized, with 1.3 million American women having had a cesarean delivery in 2011. Rates of ... Continue Reading


Novel Approach For Treating Non-Cardiac Chest Pain Suggested

Chest pain doesn't necessarily come from the heart. An estimated 200,000 Americans each year experience non-cardiac chest pain, which in addition to pain can involve painful swallowing, discomfort and anxiety. Non-cardiac chest pain can be frightenin... Continue Reading


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Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs

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Black Hills Pediatrics
Rapid City, South Dakota

Nurse Practitioner
Central West Healthcare
St Louis, Missouri

Part-Time Occupational Therapists
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Fairfield County, Connecticut

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Memorial Hospital of South Bend
South Bend, Indiana

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Fairfax, Virginia

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Colorado Springs, Colorado

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