Why should I join the PSPA?

Types of insurance  Are you serious? The savings alone will pay for your membership!

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Stitches R Us PSPA Members Save 25%
Exam Master PSPA Members Save 15%
Oakstone Comprehensive NRCME training program – PSPA Members Save 30%
Oakstone CME INFO and Practical Reviews – PSPA Members Save 10%
Opioid Crisis Webinars PSPA Members Save $39/session. Earn 1 hour Category 1 CME/session.
Pinterest Member benefit: Access
Skyscape PSPA Members Save 25%
Pennsylvania PA Drug Card Discounts for patients up to 75%
Amazon store offers various discounts
Advance PSPA Members save 10%
The Medical Letter PSPA Members Save 20%
HotelStorm PSPA Members save 10%-55%
Cheap Airport Parking  PSPA Members save 20%
Enterprise  PSPA Members save 10% on National and 5% on Enterprise

 

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ANNUAL CME CONFERENCE
The Annual PSPA conference offers affordable CME, business meetings, updates on PA issues, and social functions since 1975. By attending this conference each year, the PA will meet the minimum requirement of 50 hours of Category I credit for each NCCPA logging cycle. Registration fees are reduced for Society members.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
The Society has developed a career website to search for jobs or post your resume and have employers find you.

STUDENT MEMBERS
The PSPA is a strong proponent of having an active student membership.  There are two Student Director at Large positions on the Board of Directors with full voting privileges and over $6,000 in Student scholarships provided to student members.

REGIONAL NETWORK
The state is broken down into eight regions each with at least one regional representative. The region serves as a local source of information and a link between the members of the region and the PSPA. Regional meetings may offer local CME opportunities, social activities and a forum for discussion of local and state issues affecting physician assistants.

MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE AND CARD
Members receive an attractive certificate of membership and a membership card to identify each individual as a member of their state professional organization.

PA DEFINITION NOTICE
Members receive an attractive, complete document, which explains the term “Physician Assistant.” This notice fulfills the Pennsylvania regulatory requirement for a PA working in a medical office or facility.

RECOGNITION
PSPA fellow awards are given in recognition of leadership, community service, humanitarian service and scholarly efforts.

ACTION ALERTS
The PSPA has a network of early notification regarding important issues which require responses from the membership. You can also Become a Better PA by being a Political Activist and Patient Advocate.

PSPA NEWS
Quarterly mailed newsletters and regular emailed “News Briefs” keeps the membership informed about current PA issues, Society and regional news activities, CME and employment opportunities.

PUBLIC EDUCATION
The committee works to educate health care administration and the public.  We also are working to build our online presence through our Linked In and Facebook pages.

SOURCE OF INFORMATION
The Society offers continually updated information for its members regarding PA issues such as reimbursement, salary and demographics, as well as the rules and regulations governing the utilization of physician assistants. The Society also maintains an extensive computer database on PAs within the state and has information available on registered supervising physicians.

REPRESENTATION
Effective representation of members ensures continued growth and recognition of the PA profession in Pennsylvania. Representation is directed to the legislators, government agencies, professional organizations, interest groups, and the public.

ACCESS TO INSURANCE
Different types of insurance are available at a reduced rate for PSPA members.  A presentation about insurance information.

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