All new CME webcast sessions are available now May 24, 2019
The PAFP offers a host of complimentary online CME on a variety of clinically relevant topics. All of the PAFP's CME webcasts meet the mandated Patient Safety requirement, and a number of webcasts meet mandated opioid education criteria. If you're looking for a quick, easy, and free way to nail down CME credits, check out our online CME archive!
Sen. Schwank announces vaccination legislation May 23, 2019
Sen. Judy Schwank held a press conference at Reading Tower Health on Friday, May 17 to announce legislation addressing school vaccinations. The bill would require a standardized form for requesting exemptions from vaccination requirements for school-age children and require a consultation with a physician. Click here to see a video of the event.
Summer is a key time to vaccinate and Atlantic Health Partners can help! May 22, 2019
Many toddlers through college age patients have their physician visits during the summer to prepare for the start of a new school year. Atlantic Health Partners is a strong resource for our members by offering most favorable vaccine prices, purchasing support and program management assistance. For details, contact Jeff or Cindy at 800-741-2044 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PA Department of Health Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak May 21, 2019
Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine yesterday announced that Pennsylvania has declared an outbreak of hepatitis A, with 171 cases in 36 counties since January 2018. The department has launched enhanced hepatitis A information, including an interactive map with vaccine clinics on its website at health.pa.gov.
Featured: Tell the Pa. Senate to oppose scope of practice legislation
Senate Bill 25 seeks to remove the collaborative agreement requirements for CRNPs, contending the agreements are no longer necessary and restricting service to rural areas. The PAFP, along with all the other physician associations in Pennsylvania, opposes this legislation in the name of patient safety. Click here to use the AAFP's Speak Out tool to contact your senator.