DAPA Fall Conference

Joe Zaweski, Eileen DeAngelis, Liz Outten, Rangika Fernando, Katie Ford, and Lori Felker More »

Advanced Wound Closure Skills Workshop

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Delaware PA Delegates join Gov Jack Markell as he signs HB 349 into law. More »

PA Outreach Program

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Required Controlled Substance Education

Everyone renewing their controlled substance Delaware license is required to complete a one-time one hour of DE specific education and every renewal period, two-hours of non-DE specific education in the area of controlled substance prescribing practices, treatment of chronic pain and

MSD Creates Safe Opioid Prescribing Workflow

Process to Aid in Implementing New State Regulations The new State of Delaware Opioid Prescribing Regulations, which become effective on April 1, 2017, will bring significant changes when prescribing such medications.  To provide clarity and to assist you with implementing

Webinars, Online Educatin on Opioid Topics Offered

Several Sessions in February Will Address Solutions to Opioid Addiction A series of webinars on the topic of “Opioid Epidemic: What Can We Do Differently?” will be offered in February by the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center in collaboration with the

Psychiatric Residency Program for PAs

We are beginning a new psychiatric residency program for PAs here at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas along with our academic partner, Baylor College of Medicine. Our program is one year in duration and pays

PA Billing Practices

Letter from Delaware Health and Social Services

Delaware PA Medical Practice Act

2016 may prove to be a transitional year for all PA’s as the AAPA moves to re-brand our profession’s title and redefine our relationship with physicians to one of collaboration rather than supervision. As this national initiative seeks to change

Delaware PA talks Melanoma and Skin Cancer prevention on local Radio Show

DE Physician Assistant, Daniella Benson discusses Melanoma and Skin Cancer identification and prevention on local Delaware Radio station.  Daniella works for Premier Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery.  She is also an active member of the Delaware Academy of Physician Assistants.  To

People to People Ambassador Citizen Program – Australia Program

The People to People Ambassador Citizen Program is organizing a delegation of physician assistants to travel to Australia.  Australia has developed their first physician assistant programs and graduated their first classes over the past several years.  We are hoping by

Delaware Physician Assistant Honored

Lt. Col. Barry Orbinati says he is lucky to be alive thanks to the heroic work of a physician’s assistant who tended to him at the emergency room last year. Orbinati, a 53-year-old stationed near New Castle with the Delaware

DELAWARE TO OFFER LUNG CANCER SCREENING

DOVER (April 30, 2015) – The Division of Public Health’s Screening for Life Program will now cover lung cancer screenings for Delawareans who qualify for the Screening for Life Program. The Screening for Life Program covers breast, cervical, colorectal, and prostate cancer screenings