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CertMedEd – Colchicine and Cardiac Surgery Patients

CertMedEd – Colchicine and Cardiac Surgery Patients

Postpericardiotomy syndrome (the episode of symptoms of pericarditis, including chest pain), postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF), and postoperative pericardial/pleural effusions (excess fluid around the heart and lungs) are all complications that can arise post-cardiac surgery. These…

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Ins & Outs of Zoster

Ins & Outs of Zoster

Description & Etiology: Millions of children (and adults) in the United States suffer from the chickenpox each year, which is caused by the Herpes virus, varicella. Little do they know that that this virus may…

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2013 Guatemala Medical Mission Trip – Day 5

2013 Guatemala Medical Mission Trip – Day 5

We are so sad to see that that this incredible week in Guatemala in coming to an end.  After seeing patients in a new mountain village today, Certified Medical Educators is extremely excited to announce…

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2013 Guatemala Medical Mission Trip – Day 3

2013 Guatemala Medical Mission Trip – Day 3

Today was a wonderful hybrid day of both enjoyable geriatric patient care mixed with an hour long hike to the waterfalls and zip-line adventure. See the pictures below as well as the comments from today:…

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2013 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 2

2013 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 2

Hola everyone, Today we travelled to a new mountain village and our team functioned as an amazing well oiled machine, seeing 200 patients in about 6 hours.  Certified Medical Educators is extremely proud at all…

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2013 Guatemala Medical Mission Trip – Day 1

2013 Guatemala Medical Mission Trip – Day 1

Hola everyone, Yesterday our team of Physician Assistants traveled from around the US to Jalapa, Guatemala.  After eating an amazing welcome dinner, we all separated and organized all of the medications and supplies needed for our trip. Today…

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2013 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 0

2013 Guatemala Mission Trip – Day 0

Hello Certified Medical Educators friends and family, Today is the day our 2013 Certified Medical Educators Physician Assistant team is traveling to Guatemala to volunteer our medical services for our week long medical mission trip….

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Amish bride invites Physician Assistant to wedding 10 years after being shot in the heart with a .22-caliber bullet

Amish bride invites Physician Assistant to wedding 10 years after being shot in the heart with a .22-caliber bullet

Michael Nowak PA-C, a Cardiovascular Surgery Physician Assistant at the Mayo Clinic recently went to an Amish wedding in Indiana ten years after helping a little Amish girl from a near-fatal bullet wound injury to…

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CertMedEd – Neurology Clinical Pearls

CertMedEd – Neurology Clinical Pearls

Frequently asked Neurology questions at our CertMedEd 3-day CME & 100% Guaranteed PANCE/PANRE Board Review courses answered by Michael Leddy, MMS, PA-C: Q: 1.  What is treatment for migraine either in ED or inpatient setting?…

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Guatemala Medical Mission – Day 5

Guatemala Medical Mission – Day 5

Jana Ware: Hasta la vista, baby! Can’t believe we just got done with our last day of work in Guatemala. We spent it in the beautiful aldea of la Fuente. What a blessing it was…

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