With the number of Certified PAs growing 44% in just six short years, this workforce can help meet the demand for medical providers in the area of palliative care.
““Apples and oranges” does not even come close to comparing the levels of knowledge and training between nurse practitioners and physicians,” says Dr. Sudhakar Madakasira.
As NPs treat greater numbers of patients, they must take steps to ensure that they are properly reimbursed for their services.
88% of NPs surveyed said they spend at least half of appointment times educating patients on diagnoses, treatments, and prescriptions.
Here are three reasons why hospitals are turning to NPs and improving patient care in the process.
Patients with severe and persistent mental illness often face limited access to psychiatric and primary care—PAs could change that.
Today, there is a greater movement towards virtual Continuing Education courses and less emphasis on live seminars, which were so predominant and popular for so many years.
Have you ever felt days where, despite your best efforts, patients just followed their own course? Whether or not this would lead to potentially worse outcomes? These are the days when you “do what you can do.”
Dave Mittman, PA, DFAAPA, gives his list of 10 things he would say to an NP to help them better understand PAs.
Being a Nurse Practitioner can be physically taxing and emotionally arduous. Here are 11 self-focused strategies to reduce that stress.