News and Information


April 11th, 2018|Categories: CME/Events, News|

Join us for this great event provided by NAPA. Learn about prescribing controlled substances in Nevada under the new Nevada regulations. This CME activity provides 2 hours of training relating to misuse and abuse of controlled substances, the prescribing of opioids or addiction required for licensure renewal by several Nevada health care Boards   FREE -- Pre-Registration Online Required Deadline: Noon, Thursday, May 10, 2018 SEATING IS LIMITED.   PLEASE REGISTER EARLY.   Hometown Health Auditorium, 10315 Professional Circle, Reno, NV  89521 Saturday, May

2018 Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Provider

March 14th, 2018|Categories: CME/Events, News|

  Save-the-Date | June 2 & 3 2018 Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Provider University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Pennington Health Sciences Building   OVERVIEW The Musculoskeletal Organization for Research and Education is pleased to present Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Provider. This 2-day conference will provide primary care clinicians with the latest updates on the most common orthopaedic injuries and disorders treated by the primary care provider. This conference offers an informal venue for area clinicians to learn from, and have access

Next NAPA Board Meeting 4/23/18, 6:30 pm

December 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

The next NAPA Board of Directors meeting will take place on April 23, 2018 at 6:30 pm. Location to be determined. Please email Amanda Jones if you would like a copy of the agenda. The call-in information is below: Call​ ​in:​ ​(641)​ ​715-0700 Access​ ​Code:​ ​751036


December 14th, 2017|Categories: News|

New prescribing requirements have been established from the 2017 legislative session (AB 474 and SB 59).  Please visit the Nevada State Medical Association's site to access more information about these new requirements. New CME Requirements for obtaining a Nevada PA license and license renewal with the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners effective January 1, 2018 can be found here. For information on PA licencing with the Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine, please check their website:

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

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