Our Executive Director, Patrick Nelson sits down with CAPA’s Ontario Director, Sahand Ensafi and Alberta Director, Kirsten Luomala to discuss PAs’ role in Canada’s health care system pre- and post-regulation. Listen to Santis Health’s podcast here.
The Alberta Government has publicly declared that PAs will become regulated on April 1st, 2021! The much anticipated announcement came during an event held Friday, November 27th when Alberta Health Minister, Tyler Shandro stated that regulation was forthcoming. During his remarks, Minister Shandro confirmed the Alberta government’s commitment to building a patient-centered health… Read more »
Then there are those like Angele Viger. She volunteered to care for COVID-19 patients after the cardiac clinic she worked in temporarily closed during quarantine. “I really wanted to use my medical knowledge and my experience to help during COVID… Read more »
Sub-Lieutenant Nicole Spivey, HMCS Nanaimo’s Physician Assistant “Is the Doc in here?” asks a member of the ship’s company as they poke their head into the wardroom. The Doc is in. Sub-Lieutenant (SLt) Nicole Spivey, HMCS Nanaimo’s Physician Assistant, or Doc as… Read more »
In a new First View Commentary in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine authors Dr. Daniel Rosenfield, Jordan Levinter, CCPA, et al. outline how Toronto’s SickKids hospital established novel roles for self-isolated physicians and its frontline PA team during COVID-19…. Read more »