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January 23 - 25 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2015

February 07 - 08 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA Certificate in Business Administration 2015

June 26 - 28 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Annual Perioperative Surgical Home Summit

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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Respironics California, Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators: Class I Recall - Power Failure May Occur

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FDA MedWatch Respironics California Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators Class I Recall

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection, 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter: Recall - Mislabeled

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Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter Recall Mislabeled

November 07, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Nellcor Puritan Bennett, 980 Ventilator System: Class I Recall - Software Issue May Stop Ventilator

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FDA MedWatch Nellcor Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator System Class I Recall

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President Obama Announces VA Secretary Nomination

Monday, June 30, 2014

President Barack Obama has nominated Bob McDonald to be the next Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  Bob McDonald is the former chief executive of Procter & Gamble and a West Point graduate who served in the Army for five years.  If confirmed, he would replace Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson, who has held the position since Eric Shinseki resigned from the top position in VA last month amid increasing reports of mismanagement and poor quality of care. 

To become Secretary, Bob McDonald must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate in the coming weeks. In the meantime, ASA leadership and staff continue to work with officials in VA to express concerns with the proposed VHA Nursing Handbook and to ensure that all Veterans receive the best possible care.

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