American Academy of Physician Assistants
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Inside Look at AAPA 2017

Preliminary Program

Check out the Preliminary Program for a sneak peek of everything we have in store for you at the world's largest PA event.
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January 20, 1017 - On January 18, the Social Security Administration (SSA) published a revision to its rules regarding the evaluation of medical evidence, which included a change that will allow PAs to serve as an Acceptable Medical Source (AMS), an issue that AAPA has advocated for aggressively for several years. More

AAPA, ASAM and AANP now offering free training for PAs and NPs to treat opioid addiction

January 17, 2017 - AAPA is partnering with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) to offer free online training courses that will allow PAs and NPs to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction.More