Welcome to the Hawaii Academy of PAs
HAPA is the Hawaii State Constituent Chapter of the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) which represents PAs on a national level. Our membership includes PAs, student PAs, as well as supporters of the profession.
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HAPA Membership Registration
Effective immediately, self-assessment CME and PI-CME are no longer required.
NATIONAL NEWS RELEVANT TO ALL PAs
Two years of study and deliberation about the recertification exam process came to a close this month when the NCCPA Board of Directors decided to make no further changes at this time. The Board agreed that the modifications announced in August represent the totality of the change resulting from its comprehensive assessment of NCCPA recertification processes and analysis of stakeholder feedback sought over the past 18 months.
Removes the sunset provision from Act 255, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, relating to the definitions of "the practice of nursing as a licensed practical nurse" and "the
AAPA Revises Model State Legislation for PAs
AAPA’s Advocacy Commission recently approved an update to AAPA’s Model State Legislation for PAs (Model Law). The revisions were drafted by a diverse seven-member workgroup of PA volunteers over the course of several months. Generally, the updates modernize the language used to describe the profession and PA practice. Revisions include replacing the term “supervision” with “collaboration.”
Please join or renew your membership and support HAPA in 2016. HAPA has been representing PAs in Hawaii for over 25 years! We have Secure Online Membership registration and payment. HAPA dues are among the lowest in the country at $50/year. We haven't raised our dues in 20 years, because we want to encourage membership. HAPA is an all volunteer organization.
Situations, like the one that Hawaii PAs faced this year re: schedule II drugs, are just one reason to support HAPA, but HAPA needs your support even when things are going well.
HAPA has represented Hawaii PAs for over 25 years and has been instrumental in working with the community, physicians, legislators and the Hawaii Medical Board in protecting PAs scope of practice and moving the profession forward with changing times. Additionally we are the State Constituent Organization working in partnership with the AAPA. The Partnership in State Advocacy has given a national voice and support of the national organization, which adds credibility to our concerns. Please support HAPA through membership.
The 29th Annual Aloha Medical Conference takes place 10/29-11/3/2017.
PO Box 30355
Christina Starks, PA-C
Fielding Mercer, PA-C
Legislative & Legal Liaison,
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