Asking patients artful questions about the kinds of foods they consume can provide clinicians with more insight than simply asking if the patient eats a balanced diet.
Describing patients as “nonadherent” rather than “noncompliant” to a treatment regimen reflects a healthy patient-provider relationship.
PAs and NPs are playing a key role in diagnosing and treating patients with COVID-19. Will this change how other clinicians view advanced practice providers?
State-by-state differences in regulation processes cause nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to have different practice experiences across the United States.
Some of the major theories behind why Black patients have seemingly worse outcomes than White patients cite racism, not race, as the root of the problem.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians should be extremely mindful of assessing their own symptoms before making the decision about whether to treat patients or stay home.
Now more than ever, clinicians need to be in check with their emotions as the COVID-19 pandemic can cause feelings of sadness, loneliness, and depression.
Although the NCCPA has replaced the existing recertification exam, some PAs feel as though the pilot examination program does not sufficiently replace the old exam.
Society should begin to consider patients with methamphetamine use disorder as sick even though they do not display the typical symptoms of a patient with an illness.