Remote lectures and socially-distant laboratory evaluations are changing the landscape of physician assistant programs across the country.
PAs and PA students who are motivated to share their experience have developed a digital community on Instagram.
The FDA approved therapies to treat pain, type 2 diabetes, hormone deficiency, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis in September 2020.
Although the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had proposed a rule to allow non-physician providers the ability to provide the same services as physicians, more than 120 medical organizations opposed this ruling, and it ultimately was passed with limitations.
See how your salary compares with those of your peers as reported in the 2020 NP/PA Salary Survey.
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.
Demand for PAs in medical and surgical subspecialties is increasing according to data from 2014 and 2016, reflecting the profession’s robust expansion from primary care.
The CDC presented recommendations for testing and clinical management of health care personnel exposed to the hepatitis C virus.
CME courses may be a better alternative to a formal examination for PAs to meet recertification requirements.
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.
Researchers sought to examine national- and county-level buprenorphine prescription patterns by patient demographics and clinician specialty, and county-level characteristics associated with buprenorphine dispensing.
A total of 41.4% of PAs had symptoms of burnout, but 65.3% were satisfied with work-life integration.
We surveyed our nurse practitioner and physician assistant audience to assess the impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus on their clinical practice.
Two friends reflect on their decision to step back from the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and whether they made the right choice.
David E. Mittman, PA, DFAAPA, president and chair of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Board of Directors, spoke with Clinical Advisor about the association’s legislative wins and advocacy work during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States.
As a result of the 2019 novel coronavirus, nurse practitioners and physician assistants can now conduct telehealth services outside of rural areas for patients utilizing Medicare.
The Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act authorize PAs and NPs to order home healthcare services for Medicare patients.
To comply with Medicare and Medicaid regulations updated in September 2019, the Joint Commission is removing the term “licensed independent practitioner” from hospital restraint and seclusion standards.
Between 2017 and 2018, the number of certified PAs increased by 6.6% and the average annual salary increased by 12.4%.
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