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New Study Shows Canadians Want Physician Assistants to Play a Greater Role in Their Health Care

October 23rd, 2014

A new study by Nanos Research shows overwhelming support for a rapid expansion of Physician Assistants (PAs) into Canada’s health care system...more.»

CAPA is very pleased to announce a new partnership with Exercise is Medicine Canada

October 9th, 2014

CAPA is very pleased to announce a new partnership with Exercise is Medicine Canada (EIMC). We believe that “Physical activity is an integral part of prevention and treatment of chronic»

ALS Challenge

September 23rd, 2014

The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS»

Regional Vice-President Roles

September 23rd, 2014

Effective, October 24th, following the Annual Members Meeting, Patrick Stringfellow will assume the role of Pacific Chapter Vice-President and Chris Pearson the position of Ontario Chapter Vice-President. As per article»

Congratulations to the recipients of the Tom Ashman PA of the Year and CAPA Honour Roll Awards

August 7th, 2014

CAPA is pleased to announce that Ian Jones has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Tom Ashman PA of the Year Award and Dr. Debra Hellyer has been»

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Physician assistants can reduce ER wait times

October 10th, 2014

Physician assistants (PAs) can play a much needed role in enhancing access to care for Canadians...more.»

Physician assistants could be right prescription

Physician assistants could be right prescription

June 16th, 2014

MIDLAND – This letter is a follow-up to David Gravelle’s column in the physician section of»

Number of physician assistants rising, PA association says

Number of physician assistants rising, PA association says

May 2nd, 2014

The number of physician assistants (PA) working in Canada has undergone a “dramatic increase,” the president»

Physician Assistants Enhancing Care

Physician Assistants Enhancing Care

April 9th, 2014

Calgary Zone has welcomed a new profession to its health care team. Earlier this fall, Alberta»

Rise of the Physician Assistants

Rise of the Physician Assistants

March 19th, 2014

WINNIPEG | With provincial govern­ments seeking cost efficiencies in health-care delivery, physi­cian assistants (PAs) have seen»


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