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A</a> <a title="April 2014 ASA Newsletter page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9ca0e6ab?page=4"> TAKE ON TODAY Make tracks toward fulfilling MOC</a> <a title="April 2014 ASA Newsletter page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9ca0e6ab?page=5"> Volume 78, Number 4 April 2014 Edit</a> <a title="April 2014 ASA Newsletter page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9ca0e6ab?page=6"> SAVE YOUR SEAT ASA makes it easier t</a> <a title="April 2014 ASA Newsletter page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9ca0e6ab?page=7"> observations MIt Isn’t Necessarily What We Say, </a> <a title="April 2014 ASA Newsletter page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9ca0e6ab?page=8"> assist the nurses in any way possible. 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