DAPA Dinner – AstraZeneca @ Brio Tuscan Grille
May 24 @ 5:30 pm

Title 1: Understanding Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Prior Myocardial Infarction

Speaker: John Darcy, PhD, MA, MS – Medical Science Liaison, AstraZeneca, Ltd.

Title 2: Understanding Cardiovascular Safety of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Medicines

Speaker: Mark Sanford FNP-C, CDE – Clinical Science Liaison, AstraZeneca. Ltd.

Date/Time: Tuesday May 24th, 2016 5:30-6pm arrival

RSVP:  Please RSVP to if interested in attending by May 22nd

Questions, please call 302-593-9773 or email address above.  Thank you


It always good to reiterate, that in order to comply with PhRMA codes on HCP interactions, AstraZeneca, Ltd will not be able to accommodate spouses or guests of an attendee (however, PA or other HCP invited students by DAPA are allowed).  Last, prescribers employed by federal or state institutions may have regulations restricting gifts, meals, and/or items of value.  We ask HCPs in these employment environments to please comply with such regulations set forth by their governmental institutions.



DAPA Meeting @ Delaware of Academy of Medicine
Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm
DAPA dinner hosted by BMS @ Washington Street Ale House
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm
Please join us for the next DAPA dinner  hosted by BMS titled Reducing Stroke and Thromboembolic Risk in Patients with Nonvalvular AFib and Treating Venous Thromboembolism.
Location: Washington Street Ale House, 1206 N. Washington Street Wilmington DE 19810
Speaker: Joseph Pennington, MD
Date:  July 27
Time: 6pm
RSVP: Call 1-866-326-7600 and reference program ID 160727-ELI-13912
Teleconference Meeting
Sep 1 @ 7:30 pm

All DAPA members welcome to join. To RSVP and call information, contact Eileen DeAngelis at eileen@delawarepas

DAPA Conference @ Nemours
Sep 10 @ 7:45 am – 3:45 pm

Register Now

The 2016 DAPA Conference is here!

Delaware Academy of Physician Assistants Presents…

Therapeutic Updates 2016

  • Saturday Sept. 10th 2016 at Nemours, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
  • From 7:45-3:45 earn 7 AAPA approved CME or 8.4 CEU with breakfast and lunch included
  • FEE- $70 for members, $90 non-members and $25 for students

Target Audience: PA, APN, RN, LPN and students

Objective: The conference will focus on updates in current pharmacologic management and clinical advancements in a wide range of topics.

Topics Include: Psychotic Disorders, Heart Failure, Immunosoppressive Therapy , COPD, MS, Suicidality and HIV/PrEP

This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 7.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the PA Review Panel. PAs should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.

This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.

The program is approved for 8.4 CEUs.

Tentative Schedule

7:00-7:40 Registration & Breakfast

7:40        Welcome

7:45-8:35   Psychotic Disorders

Scott D. Richards, PhD, PA-C, DFAAPA

8:45-9:35   Multiple Sclerosis

Edward J. Gettings, D.O.

9:45-10:35   HIV/PrEP

Deborah A.F. Kahal, MD, MPH

10:45-11:35   Immunosuppressive Therapy

Michael McCulloch, MD

11:45-12:30   Break, Lunch, Vendors

12:40-1:30   Heart Failure

Michael McCulloch, MD and Ryan Davies, MD

1:40- 2:30 COPD

Lawrence P. Carey, PharmD

2:40-3:30 Suicidality

Scott D Richards, PhD, PA-C, DFAAPA

DAPA Board Meeting
Sep 28 all-day

General discussion for board members and by invitation only.

DAPA Meeting
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm

Telephone conference

Delaware PA Week 2016 Celebration @ Delaware Academy of Medicine, Suite L10 (located in the Ammon Educational building of Christiana Hospital)
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Delaware Academy of PAs wants to celebrate our
profession by inviting all PAs and their physician colleagues to
a reception on Thursday, October 6. We will have light snacks,
beer, and wine. It’s the perfect way to start out PA week 2016!

Join us in celebrating all that we do for our patients and community.
You can meet the DAPA board, get updates on future events we’re
having, and most importantly celebrate the PA profession! DAPA wants
to say THANK YOU DELAWARE PAs for going the extra mile with your
patients and advancing your profession.

RSVP: Not required. Grab your colleagues after work and stop by!

Light snacks and beverage for PAs and
their attending colleagues in celebration
of PA Week

DAPA Meeting
Oct 26 all-day

Time:  TBA

Telephone conference

Advanced Wound Closure Skills Workshop @ Arcadia University’s Delaware campus
Nov 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This course is designed for providers who already have basic knowledge of wound repair. It is meant to be a brief review of basic skills with a majority of the time devoted to advanced skills. Through lecture we will review concepts. Skills will then be demonstrated using pig products, and participants will then practice skills with guidance from faculty. Attendance in the course will enhance provider confidence in wound repair. Basic knowledge of wound closure is highly suggested. Light dinner and all supplies will be provided.

Faculty: Chris Giaquinto, PA-C; Eileen DeAngelis, PA-C

Who should attend: MDs, DOs, PAs, NPs, Students.

Date, Time, Location:

Registration:  5;00

Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 5:30-8:30pm.

Arcadia University’s Delaware campus

111 Continental Drive, Suite 201, Newark DE 19713

This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 3.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the PA Review Panel. PAs should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.
This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.

Objectives: By the end of this workshop, participants should be better able to:

Understand the indications and contraindications of repair of wounds by secondary intention, glue, tape, staple, and suture.
Understand when to use certain suture materials and needle selection.
Determine the need for tetanus and antibiotic prophylaxis.
Be familiar with how to close lacerations of the ear lobe, nail bed, and through and through lacerations of the mouth.
Be able to accurately describe and document the wound, wound care, and closure.
Perform wound closure techniques including subcutaneous sutures, running cutaneous stitch, mattress stitch, dog ear repairs, undermining a wound for tension, stellate lesion repair, skin avulsion repair, V and L shaped wound repair.
Know when to refer a wound to specialists (joint, tendon, concern for cosmetics)

Price & Registration:

DAPA Members. Lab Fee $25. Course for Students $10, Full Members $20

Non Members. Lab Fee $25. Course $125.

Seating is limited so early registration is recommended. Registration opens August 15 and is available online at or at the event.


Email Eileen at

Workshop Brochure

DAPA would like to thank our sponsors: