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1778

-surgeon's steward
-loblolly boy
-assist medical officers on the USS Constellation
-assist physicians in the care of sailors

2

1803

-"officers de sante"
-introduced by French
-alleviate health personnel shortages in military and civilian sectors

3

1898

-sailors navy
-US navy hospital corps

4

Mary Breckenridge

-1925
-frontier nursing service
-first effort to professionalize midwifery in the US

5

Charles Higgins MD

-1930
-trains eddie rogers
-at the Cleveland clinic

6

community health aides

-1940
-introduced in Alaska
-improve health of native americans and eskimos

7

Amos N. Johnson

-1940
-employs henry "buddy" Treadwell and trains him as a "doctor's assistant"
-in north carolina

8

Eugene Stead Jr

-1942
-develops 3 year medical curriculum to educate physicians at Emory University for military service
-educational model for the P.A. curriculum at Duke in 1965

9

Thelma Ingles, RN

-1957
-establishment of a master's degree program for nurse clinicians

10

1961

-expansion of medical professional services with nonprofessional personnel
-mid-level provider
-Charles Hudson- main focus on corpsmen

11

Alderson Broaddus

-1963
-Hu myers
-4 year degree granting program to educate PAs similar to the nursing program

12

the first physician assistant program

-1965
-Duke University
-lead by Eugene Stead
-3 former navy medical corpsmen

13

Medicare and Medicaid passed by congress

-1965

14

the AAPA is established

-1968
-by Duke university and PA students
-Bill Stanhope is the first president

15

Medex program at university of washington

-1969
-rapidly deploy ex-military corpsmen to rural primary care practices throughout the northwest

16

1972

-APAP is established with 16 charter members
-uniformity between PA programs
-Alfred Sadler Jr is the first president
-programs for assistants to the primary care physician- precursor

17

1974

-14 national health organizations come together
-form the NCCPA to provide oversight regarding eligibility and uniform standards for the board exam

18

NCCPA introduces the PANRE

-1981

19

national PA day

-October 6th, 1987
-20th anniversary of the first graduating class of PAs from Duke
-Eugene Steads birthday

20

CASPA

-2001
-APAP developed it

21

APAP change their name to PAEA

-2005

22

NCCPA develops CAQs (certified of added qualifications)

-2011
-cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
-emergency medicine
-nephrology
-orthopedic surgery
-psychiatry

23

PA is the most desirable advance degree

-2012
-forbes and money magazine