PAs have been moving healthcare forward since 1967, and that’s definitely something worth celebrating.
Puerto Rico is the last place that is part of the USA that does not allow PA practice. Why?
Across the outcomes studied, results suggest that NP/PA care was largely comparable to PCP care in community health centers.
New immunomodulatory therapies are promising, not only for reversing skin barrier dysfunction, but in addressing the immune abnormalities associated with atopic dermatitis.
Caring for patients, takes not only an extraordinary amount of knowledge and skill, but also caring. How can we make sure we’re mentally up for the task?
Now recognized as a “strategic necessity,” role expansion for these 2 occupations has implications for job satisfaction, burnout, and work-related stress.
Despite 70% of PAs being female, they earn significantly less than their male counterparts, a new study has found.
Use of slang like mid-level and extender contribute to a public misunderstanding of our role; they imply a need for dependence on physicians, and they obfuscate the uniqueness of our profession.
Like nurse practitioners, barriers to PAs are falling for a variety of reasons, including a doctor shortage and general comfort patients have with being treated by someone other than a physician.
One NP addresses physicians who say there is no substitute for the advanced education and training doctors receive.