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Georgia Physician Assistant Studies Program Receives Approval

(SUWANEE, GA – September 28, 2015) Today, the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has approved Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) as a site for a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Twenty students will be admitted to the two year program which will begin in June

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Letter from GAPA’s President – Dan Vacala – April 2015

Dear Georgia PAs, In spite of recent “failures” in legislative issues, I am greatly encouraged by the input and strength of PAs across the state of Georgia. I’m sure most of you know that bills put forth during this last legislative session did not make it to law in regards to schedule II prescription privileges

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Happy Georgia PA Day!

Georgia Physician Assistant Day is March 4th What is Georgia PA Day? Georgia PA Day will be held on March 4th, 2015 in order to celebrate and increase awareness of the PA profession in our state. Georgia PA Day also serves as an opportunity for PAs to reach out to the community about health and

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ACTION ALERT: GAPA INTRODUCES SB 115: PHYSICIAN DELEGATION TO PAs TO PRESCRIBE SCHEDULE II MEDICATIONS

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PA Week 2014

PA Week is an annual celebration of the PA profession observed October 6-12. GAPA would like to encourage PAs throughout the state to take this week as an opportunity to help increase awareness of our profession and of the importance of a healthy lifestyle as we do the same throughout the state.      GAPA´s

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2014 PA Week

PA Week is an annual celebration of the PA profession observed October 6-12.  GAPA would like to encourage PAs throughout the state to take this week as an opportunity to help increase awareness of our profession and of the importance of a healthy lifestyle as we do the same throughout the state. Watch our social

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Department of Justice DEA has rescheduled Hydrocodone combination products (HCP's)

Please take the time to review this letter from the President regarding an important matter affecting critical duties in the PA profession.

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COSMETIC LASER SERVICES ACT

GEORGIA MEDICAL BOARD BEGINS IMPLEMENTING THE COSMETIC LASER SERVICES ACT: Licensure Requirements/Opening for PA on Advisory Committee Since the FY ’14 Amended State Budget contains funds to implement the Georgia Cosmetic Laser Services Act, the Georgia Composite Medical Board (GCMB) has announced it will begin licensing cosmetic laser practitioners.  In addition, the Board issued a

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EMORY PA CLASS OF 2015 SHINES IN THE CLASSROOM AND ATLANTA COMMUNITY

The Emory University PA Program Class of 2015 began its journey last August with 56 students (21 male and 35 female) hailing from as far west as Washington State and California to as far northeast as Boston and NYC. Our clinical backgrounds are extremely diverse with 6 military veterans, 7 MPH holders (including 3 dual-degree

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Scholarship Deadline Approaching

GAPA Members: The deadline for the Dent Memorial Scholarship is approaching. (deadline is June 1. You must be a GAPA member to apply) Review Criteria and Apply Now: http://bit.ly/1g3r33f

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