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Physician Assistants A Solution to Health Care Woes in Canada

December 1st, 2014

As political and health care leaders from across Canada celebrate and recognize the value of Physician Assistants (PAs) on National PA Day, the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA), released»

Memo from AHS - National PA Day

November 28th, 2014

November 27 is National Physician Assistant Day in Canada. A short two years ago, this date probably wouldn’t hold much significance to most of us. But in back in 2013,»

Adjoint au médecin : Une profession méconnue (available in English only)

November 28th, 2014

Robert Brunet speaks to Caroline Bourdua about the value of physician assistants...more.»

Manitoba Health Minister Erin Selby: Letter of Support for National PA Day

November 27th, 2014

Today we mark National Physician Assistant Day in Manitoba. Physician Assistants work with physicians and are trained to perform a wide range of services, including conducting patient exams, ordering diagnostic tests,»

PM Harper: Letter of Support for National PA Day

November 27th, 2014

I am pleased to extend my warmest greetings to the members of the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) and everyone marking National Physician Assistant Day in Canada. November 27 provides an opportunity»

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Team approach to medicine frees up the line: Doctors' Notes

Team approach to medicine frees up the line: Doctors' Notes

January 14th, 2015

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are helping to manage patients with diseases such as diabetes, mental»

Dr. Salima Oukachbi Awarded for Excellence in Healthcare Education

Dr. Salima Oukachbi Awarded for Excellence in Healthcare Education

January 6th, 2015

Dr. Salima Oukachbi, a physician in the Hospitalist department at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre»

Fulton grad hired by Children's Hospital in Ottawa

Fulton grad hired by Children's Hospital in Ottawa

December 22nd, 2014

Fulton secondary school graduate Joanna Chan has graduated from McMaster University’s physician assistant program, and has»

Physician Assistants needed

Physician Assistants needed

December 8th, 2014

Re: SHR forming teams to streamline admissions (SP, Nov. 27) The Saskatoon Health Region speaks about the»

Physician Assistants CJOB 680, Winnipeg

Physician Assistants CJOB 680, Winnipeg

December 2nd, 2014

Manitoba government fulfills commitment to hire 50 Physician Assistants...more.»


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