Missouri academy of physician assistants
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    • April 01, 2017
    • April 02, 2017
    • Minneapolis, MN

    Casting & Splinting Skills Workshop

    BASIC/INTERMEDIATE PROGRAM - Minneapolis, MN

    April 1 - 2, 2017

    DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington Minneapolis South

    Minneapolis, MN

    Learn casting and splinting techniques through intensive hands-on instruction and application from experienced certified orthopaedic technologists!

    GEARED TOWARD

    Orthopaedic Technologists, Athletic Trainers, Medical Assistants, Nurses, Physician's Assistants and those interested in learning the fundamentals of casting and splinting.

    TYPICAL COURSE OUTLINE

    • Basic Casting & Splinting
    • Demonstration of Upper Extremity Casting & Splinting
    • Upper Extremity
    • Short Arm Cast
    • Short Arm Thumb Spica
    • Short Arm Volar Splint
    • Short Arm Thumb Spica Splint
    • Sugar Tong Splint
    • Hands-on Upper Extremity
    • Demonstration of Lower Extremity Casting & Splinting
    • Lower Extremity
    • Short Leg Cast
    • Long Leg Cylinder
    • Posterior Stirrup Splinting
    • Hands-on Lower Extremity
    • Cast Complications
    • Demonstration of Intermediate & Advanced Casting & Splinting Applications
    • Upper & Lower Extremity Applications
    • Muenster Cast
    • Boxers Cast and Radial/Ulnar Gutter Splints
    • Patella-Tendon-Bearing

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    1. Demonstrate proper casting technique for application and removal of upper and lower extremity casts and splints (achieve through lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice).

    2. Recognize indications for various types of cast/splint treatment.

    3. Identify best practices for cast application and removal.

    4. Identify casting/splinting complications and their possible solutions.

    5. Learn proper patient care protocols.

    Please click here to register.

    • April 10, 2017
    • 6:30 PM
    • CC's City Broiler - Columbia, Missouri

    Mid-Missouri Regional Dinner Meeting

    Opioid-Induced Constipation: The Science, The Struggle, and An Orally Administered Treatment Option

    Speaker:
    Anthony Guarino, MD

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    CC's City Broiler
    1401 Forum Boulevard
    Columbia, Missouri 65203

    Presentation and Dinner: 6:30 p.m.

    RSVP by April 10, 2017:
    michelleseithel@gmail.com

    • April 11, 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Ocean Zen - Springfield, MO

    You are cordially invited to a presentation to the April Meeting for the SW Region of MOAPA entitled:

    Dedication to Dermatology, Commitment to Your Patients

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    5:30 p.m. at

    Ocean Zen

    4117 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65807

    Please RSVP to Colleen Goerz by April 11, 2017.

    Phone: (913) 221-8907

    https://abbvie.meintl.com/rsvp.aspx?ProgramID=IV470-DM01-17

    Official Invitation

    This meeting is for Physician Assistants only. If you have someone in another medical profession wishing to attend, please contact Melanie Chisam, PA-C, Southwest Regional Director. 

    There will be a PAC Fund envelope at the meeting, so please come prepared to donate if you wish to do so.
    • April 22, 2017
    • 7:15 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Allied Health Building - Saint Louis University


    PA Program

    CME Conference


    Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:15 AM to 12:30 PM

    The Saint Louis University Department of Physician Assistant Education invites alumni and any other interested PAs and NPs to a morning of continuing medical education. The lectures for this activity are pending approval for a maximum 4 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel.

    Please spread the word and join us to connect with colleagues, SLU PA Program alumni, faculty, staff and students while learning about current topics in the medical community. Breakfast and registration begin at 7:15 AM. The first session will begin at 7:50 AM. 

    The schedule is not yet final, but  planned lecture topics for this event include:

    - Updates in Medication-Assisted Therapies for Substance Abuse Disorders - Fred Rottnek, MD

    - Renal Diabetic Management and Dosing -

    Amy Krieg Mosman, MMS, PA-C

    - Outpatient Management of Upper Respiratory and Pulmonary Complaints - Christina Bereda, DO

    - Evaluation and Management of Low Back Pain - Meghan Glover, MMS, PA-C

    The conference will be held at The Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University in the Allied Health Building. Directions to SLU.

    The program fee for the event is $50.00 and includes breakfast, program materials and CME certificate. Online payment will confirm your registration and can be made at SLU Marketplace (select "Doisy College - Physician Assistant" and then choose "CME Registration").

    We hope to see you soon!

    Sincerely,

    The Department of Physician Assistant Education
    Doisy College of Health Sciences


    Questions?

    Contact Caroline Chang or Chris Werner:

    Caroline Chang: (314) 977-8639, achang22@slu.edu

    Chris Werner: (314) 977-8640, wernercm@slu.edu


    • June 24, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 2:50 PM
    • Hilton Branson Convention Center - Branson, Missouri
    • 92


    Missouri Academy of Physician Assistants
    2017 Pre-PA Conference
    June 24, 2017
    Branson, Missouri

    Congratulations on choosing a fantastic and rewarding career! As many of you have figured out by now, Physician Assistant programs are becoming more and more competitive due to an increasing number of applicants every year. On June 24th, MOAPA will be hosting a Pre-PA Symposium in Branson, Missouri to help give you that competitive edge over the hundreds of other applicants you may be competing against.

    The event will be Saturday, June 24th 2017, from 12:00pm to 2:50pm at the Hilton Branson Convention Center in Branson, MO (more details will be provided with registration). This seminar is perfect for students who don’t have a Pre-PA organization, those who can’t commit to monthly meetings of a Pre PA group, or anyone interested in gaining acceptance into a PA Program!

    This amazing seminar will include:

    • An overview of the PA profession and its history
    • Up to date information on the profession that every applicant needs to know
    • Interview tips
    • How to deal with CASPA
    • Tips on the PA narrative
    • How to stand out as an applicant
    • Networking opportunities
    • Panel discussion with current PA students and recent graduates from all four PA programs in Missouri
    • The opportunity to meet with representatives from all four PA programs in Missouri in a “one stop shop” PA program exhibit hall

    An event like this is rarely held in the Midwest, and on June 24th, it is coming to Branson, MO! Please, don’t miss out on this great opportunity to become a more knowledgeable and competitive candidate for PA school!

    Attending this symposium, you will receive:

    • A unique certificate of attendance suitable for listing on any PA application
    • Electronic copies of all lecture materials

    MOAPA has secured a reduced group rate valid June 21 - July 1, 2017 at the Hilton Branson Convention Center for conference attendees. Click here to make your reservation online or call the hotel directly at 417-336-5400 and ask for the Missouri Academy of Physician Assistants negotiated rate when reserving your room. Room reservations and all accompanying charges are the sole responsibility of the guest and are not included in the registration fee.


    • June 25, 2017
    • June 27, 2017
    • The Hilton Branson Convention Center - Branson, Missouri


    Missouri Academy of Physician Assistants
    2017 Annual Primary Care Update
    June 25 - 27, 2017
    Branson, MO

    Combine unsurpassed continuing medication education with a mid-summer vacation! Bring your family and relax in one of the Midwest’s most popular vacation destinations. You and your family can enjoy boating, fishing, golf, hiking, and more!

    MOAPA has secured a reduced group rate valid June 21 - July 1, 2017 at the Hilton Branson Convention Center for conference attendees. Click here to make your reservation online or call the hotel directly at 417-336-5400 and ask for the Missouri Academy of Physician Assistants negotiated rate when reserving your room. Room reservations and all accompanying charges are the sole responsibility of the guest and are not included in the registration fee.

    For more information, visit Primary Care Update.

    • June 25, 2017
    • June 27, 2017
    • Hilton Branson Convention Center - Branson, Missouri


    MOAPA 2017 Annual Primary Care Update
    Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities

    We cordially invite you to exhibit at 2017 MOAPA Primary Care Update. This activity is provided by the Missouri Academy of Physician Assistants. 

    We anticipate over 100 attendees from across the state to attend this continuing medical education program that is specifically designed for physician assistants, nurse practitioners and medical professionals.

    Throughout the country thousands of PAs practice in various specialty and primary care settings; writing millions of prescriptions each year. At the 2017 MOAPA Primary Care Update, more than 100 of those PAs and their nurse practitioner colleagues will be in attendance. Exhibitors will benefit from the conference’s scheduled exhibitor times each day, the exhibit hall card program, and additional benefits to each exhibitor/sponsorship level to give maximum opportunity to interact with attendees.

    Your support of the PA profession is greatly appreciated and we look forward to working with you to make this conference a success.

    For directions, hotel information and other details, visit www.moapa.org/annual_primary_care_update.

    • October 09, 2017
    • October 13, 2017
    • Wild Dunes Resort on Isles of Palms, SC

    SCAPA 2016 Fall CME Conference – The Many Faces of Healthcare

    Provided by SC Academy of Physician Assistants
    October 9-13, 2016

    Wild Dunes Resort on Isles of Palms, SC

    scapa@sc.rr.com

    www.scapapartners.org

    The committee plans to offer up to 39 earnable hours of AAPA Category I CME credit (pending approval)


Get in Touch with Us:

P: (800) 863-1207

F: (804) 288-3551

info@moapa.org


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