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    Physician Assistant Student Corner – Mancotal Nicaragua

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      Imagine this... Four days in Nicaragua as a physician assistant student treating 1,277 patients with conditions ranging from severe dehydration to parasitic infections to farm-related injuries—without the aid of blood tests or clean water. That’s exactly what I did this past March with a team of 65, which included my 41 Arcadia University classmates and physicians, medical and nursing students from Penn State University. The medical mission to Mancotal, Nicaragua, was possible after we raised more than $74,000 for the trip. My name is Alexandra Martinez, and I am currently a dual degree Physician Assistant and...

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