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    UpToDate is the evidence-based, physician-authored clinical knowledge system that physician assistants trust to make the right point-of-care decisions. With UpToDate, you can:

    • Increase your knowledge with access to more than 10,000 clinical topics covering 21 medical specialties.
    • Answer clinical questions quickly from anywhere with our highly rated mobile apps.
    • Receive a certificate of participation that you can use to document your activity. AAPA accepts this documentation toward the Category I CME credit requirement. Earn 0.5 hours of Category I CME credit for each Internet point-of-care learning cycle completed.
    • Access and share patient information topics.
    • Improve patient care.

    Take advantage of an exclusive discounted rate available to AAPA members!*  

    • PA students can subscribe to UpToDate for one year for only $99 (a 50 percent savings off the $199 regular student rate).
    • Fellow PAs can subscribe to UpToDate for one year for $399 (a $100 savings off the regular new subscriber rate of $499 and a $50 savings off the regular renewal rate of $449).

    Fellow and student members, click here to take advantage of AAPA's special offer for UpToDate. 

    *Applicable taxes may apply.  



     AAPA mobile app icon 

    AAPA’s app: Your single source for PA news, AAPA conference materials and career resources.

    Use it to:  

    • Read and share PA-focused news and stories
    • Connect to AAPA’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
    • Find career and practice resources from the experts 
    • Search nationwide job listings on PA JobLink
    • Full access to conference resources:
      • View, update and send notes on your CME sessions
      • Set reminders for events and receive alerts
      • Conduct your CME evaluation during conference
      • Access speaker information
      • Check out exhibitors and the Exhibit Hall floor plan
       

    Download AAPA’s mobile app now through your App store or Google's Play store.  

    Need help on how to get the app? Click here to read the download guide.
     

      

    AAPA members now have free access to OvidMD, a centralized online source for point-of-care and research support tools. 

    This access includes:  

    •  A to Z Drug Facts, a quick reference for more than 5,100 drug topics, including doses for adult, pediatric and geriatric patients, warnings, precautions, adverse reactions, administration instructions, labeled and unlabeled uses, FDA special alerts and more
    •  Over 135 medical calculators to help diagnose and treat patients without having to recall complicated formulas
    •  Evidence-based guidelines available through simple questions or keyword searches of Ovid MEDLINE® and other resources
    •  Patient education information handouts from UpToDate and RelayHealth that are downloadable and printable
    •  Ovid MEDLINE®,  more than 15 million journal abstracts in biomedicine and healthcare supplemented by a central access point for full-text online articles from free access journals

    OvidMD is made available through AAPA's partnership with Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

    Members, click here to access Ovid. 

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    PA-Rx is a single, digital touch point connecting you to over 21,000 point-of-care resources for your practice and your patients - at no cost! Log in at Healthcare Resources Online's website with your AAPA username/ID and password.


     

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    Avoid Medicare Payment Penalties with PQRSwizard 

     The PQRSwizard, now available at AAPA's Learning Central, makes earning your incentive fast and easy.  

      

    What is PQRS? 

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) uses incentives and penalties to promote reporting on quality measures for covered services to Medicare beneficiaries. 

      

    Why does it matter?  

    Eligible providers for the current period (calendar year 2013) must report on quality measures to avoid a 1.5 percent Medicare payment decrease in 2015.  Those who successfully report receive a 0.5 percent incentive.  

      

    What is the PQRSwizard? 

    Similar to tax preparation software, the PQRSwizard is a fast, convenient and cost-effective online tool that guides you through a few easy steps to help rapidly collect, validate, report and submit your results to CMS. 

        

    AAPA member one-year subscription: $229 

    AAPA nonmember one-year subscription: $299 

    Log into AAPA and visit Learning Central to 

    Get Started

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    SiMCare Diabetes 

    SiMCare Diabetes lets you manage simulated Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients who are based on real and challenging cases.

    No lectures, no presentations. Just log on and jump right in.

    • Monitor patients using an electronic health record interface
    • Get instant feedback on each patient encounter
    • Give lifestyle advice, prescribe drugs, order labs, start and adjust insulin and more

    Complete all the cases and earn 18 Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits.

    The cases are purchased as a package. Total time for all cases is typically 6 hours or less.

    Discounted rate for AAPA members: $285 

    Nonmembers: $385 

    Learn More

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