NEWS FROM ROCKY VISTA UNIVERSITY 8401 South Chambers Road Contact: Catherine Lewis Saenz Office: 720-875-2853 Parker, Colorado 80134 firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 720-875-2897 [September 21, 2018 – Parker, CO] Rocky Vista University’s (RVU) Institute of Medical and Surgical Simulation held a day of celebration during Healthcare Simulation Week on September 19th. Created by the Society for Simulation
North Carolina is expected to experience heavy wind and rain and significant flooding and storm-related damage from Hurricane Florence. The need for substantial disaster relief – including medical assistance – is anticipated. IMPORTANT: Under no circumstances should medical professionals self-report to any disaster site to provide assistance, as this may interfere with official emergency response efforts.
Are you interested in serving your profession, strengthening PA practice in Colorado, and improving patient care? Consider serving on the CAPA Board of Directors! Nominations for the positions listed below will be accepted April 1- May 1, 2018. If you are interested in any of these positions or would like to nominate a colleague, please
Are you looking to get involved with CAPA but don’t have much extra time? Considered joining the Judicial Affairs work group! Purpose: Complete the annual review of Policy and Bylaws as prescribed in the policy manual. Requirements: Must be a CAPA member. Students are encouraged to apply. Previous Policy or HOD experience is a plus,
Rulemaking was finalized yesterday that improves PA practice in Colorado. CAPA has been working with the Colorado Medical Board (CMB) for over 2 years and testified today in favor of improvements to Rule 400. The Colorado Medical Board finalized changes that reduce onsite supervision requirements for new graduate PAs and simplified language for the supervision of
By Diana Protopapa Rule 400 Update During the summer months, the CAPA Government Affairs Committee has been immersed in working with the Colorado Medical Board to discuss Rule 400, the rules that govern PAs. In particular, CAPA has been advocating to update the provisions on supervision of new PAs. Currently, new PAs must have 1000 hours of
This May, Governor Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 74 into law. The bill creates the medication-assisted treatment (MAT) expansion pilot program, administered by the University of Colorado College of Nursing, to expand access to medication-assisted treatment to opioid-dependent patients in Pueblo and Routt counties. The pilot program will provide grants to community- and office-based practices,
The 24-hour waiver training for buprenorphine is NOW AVAILABLE and the SAMHSA waiver application is NOW FIXED! Here are links: ASAM Training Link Click HERE. AANP Training Link Click HERE. Once the 24 hours is completed, the NP or PA needs to fill out the waiver application by clicking here. NPs and PAs may send