E-Net News

Elon Physician Assistant Studies program shares research at NCAPA poster session

The first peer-reviewed poster session by the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants was held this month in Durham, N.C.  

The North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) hosted its first peer-reviewed poster session at the winter conference held Feb 24-27, 2018, in Durham, N.C. . 

Amanda Ferri discussed the PA-rtnering community project to fellow conference attendees.

The poster session was established as a joint endeavor by NCAPA and the North Carolina Physician Assistant Program Directors’ Council as a way to highlight the work of physician assistant clinicians, students and educators. Elon was well-represented at the session that included faculty scholarship and student master’s projects from the Classes of 2017 and 2018. More about the poster presentation guidelines can be found here: http://ncapa.org/ncapa-poster-session-guidelines/.

The following posters were presented:

"LGBT Education on Physician Assistant Curricula," by Katie Vornheder and Dr. Cindy Bennett, assistant professor of physician assistant studies.

"A Dedicated Leadership Module in Physician Assistant Education," by Tracey Thurnes, assistant professor of physician assistant studies and assistant director of clinical education

"PA-rtnering for Healthy Habits Health Fair: A community education outreach project," by Amanda Ferri, Shaun Lynch, assistant professor of physician assistant studies and academic coordinator, and Dr. Diane Duffy, assistant professor of physician assistant studies and director of clinical education. 

"Augmenting Reality in PA Education," by Melissa Murfin, department chair, program director and associate profesor of physician assistant studies

"Prediabetes risk screening assessments may predict pathologic glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina," by Jamie Rose, and Melissa Murfin, department chair, program director and associate profesor of physician assistant studies

 

 

Patti Ragan,
Faculty
2/28/2018 8:00 AM