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CAPA Annual Members Meeting – October 25, 2019 – Niagara Falls

November 27 – National Physician Assistant Day in Canada

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A Message From CAPA’s President on Remembrance Day

November 11th, 2019

Today we remember more difficult times and the sacrifices of others.  Thank you to the PAs who give and have given so deeply of themselves for the safety and health of our country, and of people in need around the… Read more »

CAPA announces 4th annual Recognition Award recipients

October 29th, 2019

An emergency medicine PA at the forefront of advocacy, a physician who led Alberta’s Physician Assistant Demonstration Project, and an educator who has helped launch the careers of numerous PAs are the three individuals honoured this year with a recognition… Read more »

Physician assistants will gather in Niagara Falls, with sights set on expansion across Canada

October 25th, 2019

As Canadians from coast to coast struggle to access health care services, Canada’s PAs will meet to call on governments to make better use of the profession NIAGARA FALLS, October 25, 2019 — More than 200 physician assistants (PAs) will… Read more »

Physician assistants arriving in Niagara Falls will learn to teach bystanders how to “stop the bleed”

October 22nd, 2019

Workshop participants will undergo training so they can help turn civilian bystanders into first responders NIAGARA FALLS, October 22, 2019—Physician assistants from across Canada will arrive in Niagara Falls next week to learn techniques to stop life-threatening bleeding during a… Read more »

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LETTER: ‘Common sense solutions’ needed to improve health care, says Cape Breton MLA

November 6th, 2019

This month we’ve seen several rounds of surgeries cancelled at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH) because the ER is bursting at the seams…more.

‘We can bring a lot to the team,’ says physician assistant eyeing job in N.S.

October 11th, 2019

A physician assistant who wants to be one of the first to do the job in Nova Scotia says it won’t take long for new hires to make a difference. Laurel MacInnis, who worked as a physician assistant in Ontario before returning to her… Read more »