Elucidating most commonly performed clinical procedures can better inform education and training.
Less than 10% of physician assistant students reported participating in quality improvement projects during their primary care clinical rotations.
Resources are available to supplement the general medicine knowledge physician assistants already have when starting clinical rotations.
Consider designating dedicated clinic personal to educate patients about proper inhaler use.
Risk prediction model could help determine patients at greater risk for 30-day readmission.
Identifying factors that predict PANCE passage can improve physician assistant program quality and graduate success.
Physician assistants and nurse practitioners can be held liable for billing fraud on their NPI.
Passing HR 1202 will allow physician assistants to provide hospice care.
Widespread plans among programs to increase use of simulation suggest that faculty find it beneficial.
Practice autonomy increases with physician assistants' experience level and correlates with subspecialty.
As the number of physician assistant programs expands, the competition for rotation sites is expected to intensify.
Better integrating oral health into PA training has the potential to improve oral health outcomes.
Provide congressional representatives with clear, concise information to effectively advocate for expanded practice authority.
Strategies needed to make academic rank more attainable for physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
A six-point protocol for giving patients bad news helps ensure a better experience.
Advocacy and public awareness efforts in 2015 have helped spotlight the vital contributions physician assistants bring to the health care system.
Sneak interventions into any patient encounter using motivational interviewing techniques.
Five physician assistants were lauded for their exemplary commitment to advancing the PA profession by the AAPA.
Patients with diabetes who are prescribed sodium glucose co-transporter type 2 inhibitors are at increased risk for developing a mycotic infection.
A novel pre-test probability model may help clinicians detect HIT earlier.
Determining what types of collaboration improve clinical outcomes key in structuring interprofessional education training programs.
Physician assistants can help fulfill this demand as the need for health care grows.