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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 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

October 25, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Intravia Containers by Baxter: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA MedWatch Intravia Containers by Baxter Recall

October 20, 2014

Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP 10 MG Per ML, 30 ML Single-Dose, Preservative-Free, by Hospira: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA Medwatch Alert 10-20-14

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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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