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Welcome to the RRCC Physician Assistant Alumni Page

You are invited to attend a Category I CME program

Topic: Neurological Causes of Dizziness
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Location: Red Rocks Community College
Physician Assistant Program
Community Room (lower level, room 0650)
13300 W. 6th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228
Date: October 3, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM dinner; 6:30-8:30 PM presentation
CME Credit: This program has been approved for 2 hours of category I CME credit through AAPA
Cost: Free for preceptors, alumni members, and students $10 for alumni and all others
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RRCC Opens Doors to New Student Health Clinic

Student government behind drive for low-cost health services, click here for more details.

Fulfilling the PA Program Mission

The RRCC PA Program has received a $400,000 HRSA grant to expand the program and focus on placing primary care PAs in rural areas. Two students enrolling in August 2011 will receive scholarships covering all tuition and fees while they are in the PA program.

This grant is just the beginning. The RRCC PA program has partnered with three significant Colorado organizations to collaborate on increasing access to primary healthcare all over Colorado.

Stay tuned to the PA website for more news about the Colorado Collaboration for Rural Healthcare Access.

Alumni Spotlight

Roxanne Slayden

Roxanne Slayden, PA-C

Roxanne is a graduate of the RRCC Physician Assistant Program class of 2010.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University in 1992.
Prior to her acceptance in the PA program, she worked as an Occupational therapist at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. Currently, she is practicing at the Women’s Clinic of Northern Colorado specializing in menopausal issues, hormone therapy and robotic assisted surgery.

Shannon Hughes, PA-C Shannon Hughes, PA-C

Shannon Hughes is a Colorado native and is a graduate of the RRCC Physician Assistant class of 2009. Prior to her acceptance into the PA Program, she worked as a Registered Dietitian at Craig Hospital in Englewood. She has been a part of the Children’s Colorado Pediatric Infectious Diseases faculty since 2010. She manages the outpatient clinic with interests in recurrent fevers, bone and joint infections, MRSA, and travel clinic.

Kari Schoenwald, PA-C

Kari Schoenwald, PA-C

Kari is a 2002 graduate of Red Rocks Physician Assistant program.  She received her bachelor of science in medical technology from North Dakota State University.  Currently, she is an adjunct faculty member at Red Rocks Physician Assistant program and practices in Infectious Diseases at Longmont Clinic. 

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Interested in becoming a preceptor for RRCC's Physician Assistant Program?
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Preceptor Application

PA Info Sessions:
April 24, 2014 at 5:00pm in room 1529 (PA classroom)

May 15, 2014 at 5:30pm in room 1529 (PA classroom)

June 10, 2014 at 5:30pm in room 1529 (PA classroom)

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