Jim Anderson, MPAS, PA-C, describes top sessions and all the action at the AAPA 2023 conference.
While experienced individually, burnout is a workplace issue. Research presented at AAPA offers insight into how to address clinician burnout.
Expert outlines strategies for providing culturally competent care that respects the unique needs and experiences of LGBTQ+ patients.
Recipients of the annual awards were announced during AAPA 2023 meeting.
Iowa signed into law HF 424, legislation that removes the requirement for a PA to be supervised by a physician to practice medicine.
Author considers point-of-care ultrasound as a tool to be mastered over a career in medicine, rather than in an already packed PA school curriculum.
Latest NCCPA report shows a steep increase in practicing PAs and outlines top specialties, average salary, satisfaction rates, and burnout levels
All DEA-registered clinicians must meet a one-time, 8-hour training requirement for opioid or other substance use disorder. Learn whether your past training meets the requirement.
Arizona and Montana move to collaboration requirements for experienced PAs with recent legislative wins.
Cynthia F. Griffith, MPAS, PA-C, and Peter A. Young, MPAS, PA-C, discuss the challenges faced by PAs in dermatology practice.
Karli Burridge’s interest in obesity medicine began shortly after earning her PA degree and led her to cofound PAs in Obesity Medicine and Gaining Health, which help clinicians start obesity treatment programs.
Dr Sapre’s interest in medicine began during years of dealing with an illness, when she was labeled a “drug addict” and accused of “faking” her symptoms. Once she became a PA, she furthered her mission for diversity, equity, and inclusion by starting the Virginia Association of Minority PAs.
Utah’s Governor Cox signs bill that recognizes a collaborative agreement between a PA and a physician or employer.
Progress was made in SB 83 to allow Colorado PAs to move from supervision to collaboration agreements with physicians. Read about this and other NP and PA legislative updates.
Carlos Gutiérrez, EdD, MMS, PA-C, aims to promote diversity in the PA profession in his academic work and support LGBTQ+ and other minoritized communities.
The bill is opposed by doctors who say it would let PAs practice independently outside the scope of their training.
Newly introduced bills aim to increase access to care for injured federal workers and therapeutic shoes for patients with diabetes.
A central objective of addressing moral distress is to permit clinicians to effectively perform their professional functions and thus better help patients.
AANP and AAPA Presidents discuss how elimination of the X-Waiver and patient caps for buprenorphine prescription for opioid use disorder will affect clinical practice.
NPs and PAs continue to rank high on the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Jobs list.