Sacred Heart University's Physician Assistant Department offers a Master in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) that prepares individuals to practice medicine with the supervision of a licensed physician, in compliance with the PA Profession Competencies described and accepted by the profession.

The SHU MPAS program is designed to prepare future professionals to work as generalist PAs. MPAS graduates will be educated to provide compassionate, respectful, high-quality healthcare, and have proficiency in the competencies as described by the profession PA Competencies. After completing the program and successfully passing the PA National Certification Exam, graduates of the SHU MPAS Program will qualify to work in any of the 50 states as a certified PA (PA-C). The PA-C must then apply for and obtain state licensure in the state they wish to work.

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Submissions from 2022

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Antimicrobial Pharmacotherapy, Eric C. Nemec and Kevin Michael O'Hara

Submissions from 2021

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Duloxetine for the Reduction of Opioid Use in Elective Orthopedic Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Mark W. Branton, Thomas J. Hopkins, and Eric C. Nemec

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Interweaving Teaching Strategies in Interprofessional Education: A Pilot Study with Graduate Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant Students, Eric C. Nemec, Lola Halperin, and Jaimee Betts Hegge

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Problem-Based Learning and Case Scenarios: An Interprofessional Pharmacology Experience, Sylvie Rosenbloom and Eric C. Nemec

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Efficacy and Safety of Once-Daily Vibegron for Treatment of Overactive Bladder in Patients Aged ≥65 and ≥75 Years: Subpopulation Analysis from the EMPOWUR Randomized, International, Phase III Study, Susann Varano, David Staskin, Jeffrey Frankel, Denise Shortino, Rachel Jankowich, and Paul N. Mudd

Submissions from 2020

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Efficacy of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Postoperative Pain, Pulmonary Function, and Opioid Consumption Following Cardiothoracic Procedures: A Systematic Review, Alexis Cardinali, David Celini, Melissa Chaplik, Elizabeth Grasso, and Eric C. Nemec

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Examining the Relationship Between Biometric Indicators and Pharmacy Students' Academic Performance, Eric C. Nemec, Michael C. Thomas, Krista J. Gile, Jiayue Tong, and Melissa J. Mattison

Submissions from 2019

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What is the Role of Cannabidiol in Refractory Epilepsy, Kathryn M. LaFleur and Eric C. Nemec

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Elderly Bleeding Risk of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies, Jessika Lobraico-Fernandez, Salma Baksh, and Eric C. Nemec

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Strategies to Increase Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing in Rural Areas of the United States: A Systematic Review, Avery Petrucci, Kristen Custer, and Eric C. Nemec

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Gamifying the Memorization of Brand/Generic Drug Names, Arin C. Whitman, Kim Tanzer, and Eric C. Nemec

Submissions from 2018

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Neurologic Disorders, Russell Jaglal

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Development of Valid and Reliable Tools for Student Evaluation of Teaching, Eric C. Nemec, David M. Baker, Danhui Zhang, and Matthew Dintzner

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Integration of Transgender Care into a Pharmacy Therapeutics Curriculum, Jared L. Ostroff, Marissa L. Ostroff, Stephanie Billings, and Eric C. Nemec

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Specialization Within Pharmacy Education: A Survey of Curricular Track or Concentration Offerings, Katelyn A. Parsons, Eric C. Nemec, Kaylee M. Maynard, and Beth Welch

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Fluids and Electrolytes, Harry Pomeranz

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Gastrointestinal Disorders, Harry Pomeranz

Submissions from 2017

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Current Practices of Awarding Graduation Honors within Doctor of Pharmacy Degree Programs, Paul A. DiPietro, Stacy L. Longo, Beth E. Welch, Daniel R. Kennedy, and Eric C. Nemec

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Brivaracetam (Briviact): A Novel Adjunctive Therapy for Partial-Onset Seizures, Farbod Khaleghi and Eric C. Nemec

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Student Pharmacists Provide Tobacco Use Prevention Education to Elementary School Children: A Pilot Experience, Jared L. Ostroff, Marissa L. Wolff, Christina Andros, and Eric C. Nemec

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Promoting Diversity to Eliminate Health Disparities, Harry Pomeranz and Theresa Horvath

Submissions from 2016

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Comparison of Audio versus Written Feedback on Writing Assignments, Eric C. Nemec and Matthew Dintzner

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Online Resources for Informatics Education and Training, Eric C. Nemec, Julie A. Pawola, and Beju Shah

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Valued Characteristics of Community Pharmacy Residency Applicants, Alissa A. Scalise, Gabrielle S. Ležaja, Eric C. Nemec, Joshua J. Spooner, and Daniel R. Kennedy