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Congratulations Leslie Thompson, PA-C, Outstanding Provider Award

October 18th, 2017|Categories: News|

Congratulations Leslie Thompson, PA-C for receiving the Outstanding Provider Award for 2017 from the Nevada Primary Care Association. This award recognizes a distinguished provider who exemplifies excellence in clinical practice and demonstrates a dedication to the health center mission and to the patients he/she serves. Ms. Thompson has been with Nevada Health Centers for more than 15 years.   Her approach to health care makes certain that the patient is the driving force on the road to optimal health.   Leslie received her Master’s of Science in

Celebrate PA Week – PA Celebration Dinners in Reno and Las Vegas

October 6th, 2017|Categories: CME/Events, News|

RENO Tuesday October 10th 6:30pm at Washoe Public House Restaurant (the old SoDo Restaurant) 275 Hill Street , Reno, NV LAS VEGAS Open only to GRADUATE PAs at this small dinner. October 19 at 6pm at Fogo De Chao - 360 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169 Anyone planning to attend must register on this site no later than October 16: Metabolic Wellness Consideration In Schizophrenia -…/metabolic-wellness-consideration-…/

Nevada Adds PAs to POLST Law

June 13th, 2017|Categories: News|

June 6, 2017 Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval recently signed Assembly Bill 199 (AB 199) authorizing PAs to sign and make determinations related to Provider Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) forms. The new law allows PAs that have diagnosed a patient with a terminal condition to explain the features and procedures offered by a POLST form and to complete and execute the form. Assembly Bill 199 also authorizes a PA to revoke POLST forms if the PA determines the patient lacks the capacity to make decisions

Attend Las Vegas CME Event

May 26th, 2017|Categories: CME/Events, News|

Help NAPA and receive a discount for a great CME event in Nevada Skin, Bones, Hearts and Private Parts CME coming to Las Vegas November 7-10, 2017 at Linq Hotel and Casino Enter promo code: NAPA and receive $50 off registration NAPA will receive $100 for every registration with the NAPA promo code. This money will directly fund efforts to advance PA practice in Nevada. Thank you SBHPP. Register Here

NAPA Newsletter

September 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|

We are very excited about our NAPA newsletter! Please take a moment to look at this to see what has been going on with PAs in the state of Nevada. NAPA newsletter

From the National Governors Association

November 3rd, 2014|Categories: News|

Physician assistants (PAs) make up a small but rapidly expanding part of the health care workforce. Their training and education produce a sophisticated and flexible medical professional who can function in many specialty areas and within many practice structures. Because of their adaptability and lower cost, PAs can play an important role in the health care delivery system. Download the entire letter here: 1409TheRoleOfPhysicianAssistants