PA works with community members to build a community garden in a food desert to address food injustice.
Researchers sought to determine if the interpersonal workplace environment is associated with PAs who feel more disengaged, who put in fewer work hours, who reduce work commitments, or who quit.
After years of debate, the AAPA changed the PA professions’ title to better reflect their relationship with health care clinicians.
Women PAs earn slightly more than other women nationally but still less than their male counterparts.
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A leading teaching hospital identified poor communication, lack of respect, and low morale; established Standards of Collegial Practice guidelines; and created a positive work environment.
Defined leadership structures and structured mentorship may help better identify and manage PA leader burnout.
Study weighs benefits of the doctoral degree as more faculty jobs require it.
Jim Anderson, PA-C, finds that remembering to ask about the small stuff, like medication reconciliation and smoking cessation, improves his ability to help keep his patients safe and healthy.
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.
Obesity is a clear risk factor for COVID-19 complications, so what can nurse practitioners and physician assistants do to keep their patients with obesity safe and healthy?
“It has been over a year of constant trauma. It has been over a year of not sleeping.” How are healthcare workers managing their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Experts debate the USDA-HHS’ decisions on sugar and alcohol intake limits in the updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025.
The latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans includes recommendations for every stage of life including infants and toddlers, in addition to recommendations during pregnancy and lactation.
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?
Physician assistants and nurse practitioners share their COVID-19 vaccination experiences.
Patients with viral infections were less likely to be prescribed antibiotics following a 4-part antibiotic stewardship intervention at an urgent care center.
When the pandemic first reached Boston in March 2020, Massachusetts General Hospital responded by redeploying advanced practice providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Clinicians were nominated by their peers to receive Point of Care Network’s America’s Top Physician Assistant or America’s Top Nurse Practitioner Award.