Save the date:
March 28 – Doctors Day
April 12 – VAPA General Membership meeting, JMU Harrisonburg
May 24-28 – IMPACT14, Boston
July 20-25 – VAPA 32nd Annual Summer CME, Virginia Beach
July 21 – VAPA Awards presentation
The 2013 membership year expired on March 1, 2014. VAPA had a terrific year and anticipates another banner year. Your dues have been hard at work and member benefits, advocacy and professional development opportunities for Virginia PAs continue to grow. Please support your organization and renew/join.
The link to renew is easily found at vapa.org/membership_purchase.php Remember if a new fellow member lists you as a reference, you will receive a $95 coupon code for a conference discount.
Best Practices in Responsible Opioid Prescribing and Dispensing: A Healthcare Provider Training
March 29th – Weyers Cave, VA
March 30th – Middletown, VA
April 5th – Danville, VA
April 6th – Williamsburg, VA
To view the agenda, learn more about the program and to register, visit:
VAPA Summer CME Conference!
Mark your calendar for the 32nd Summer Conference July 20-25, 2014. Registration is open!
VAPA Awards were presented to PAs and physicians for their amazing contributions in a variety of areas in 2013.
Click here for details! 2014 nominations are open now.
AAPA Leadership & Advocacy Summit was a great time, sponsored by VAPA. Volunteer leaders participated in interactive advocacy training, specialized education sessions and multiple networking opportunities with constituent organization from across the country. See photos on our Facebook page
White Coats on Call
VAPA advocates for the PA profession with our physician partners at MSV in the General Assembly annually. Watch the legislative tab for important updates of current legislation.
Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) – what prescribers need to know about opioids – this is a free CME seminar offered by the Medical Society of Virginia Foundation. Registration is required and seating is limited. Seminars held in February were standing-room-only. Watch for more sessions as they become available: http://foundation.msv.org/opms to register