After days of debate and years of dreaming, collaboration and study, an entire profession has embraced their future.
PAs pass policy to enhance their ability to meet patient needs and ensure future of the profession.
We need to look at people individually. Get to know the person behind the office or hospital visit. Ask the questions to help provide the best care.
In an era where demand for medical services is outstripping supply, a good idea born in the 1960s is emerging as a medical innovation domestically and globally.
A study found that primary care provider ordering habits may result in higher healthcare costs versus the habits of nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Advocating for patients’ needs is crucial. Are you up to the task?
There are many options for PAs beyond clinical work.
Laws in more than half the states are likely to prevent NPs from using their licenses in rural areas that need it most.
Nearly three-quarters of PAs now say that their main area of practice is in a specialty other than primary care.
Discussing end-of-life wishes is exceptionally difficult, for us as providers, as well as patients. However, if we can give a last bit of dignity to that person in the end of life, we’ve done an extraordinary thing.