Could type of clinician rendering care influence outcomes for patients with diabetes?
Between 2012 and 2016, trends in primary care visits suggest that physician office visits dropped across every state in the Unites States while visits to NPs and PAs increased.
The NCCPA is launching a pilot program that will offer PAs an alternative to PANRE. How will the pilot program stand out and what advantages might it offer PAs?
Investigators sought to determine whether nurse practitioners and physician assistants are expanding their scope of practice outside of primary care to perform dermatologic procedures.
AAPA and NCCPA partner in a national advertising campaign to raise awareness of the PA profession.
A recent systematic review found that nurse-led care is effective, acceptable, and safe in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
See how your salary compares with those of your peers as reported in the 2018 NP/PA Salary Survey.
The most common procedures that APPs performed in 2015 were destructions of benign neoplasms, biopsies, and destructions of malignant neoplasms.
Effectiveness of care and healthcare resource use for diabetes or cardiovascular disease were comparable among patients receiving care from an NP vs those managed by a PA.
Physician assistant students report witnessing and experiencing discrimination or abuse throughout PA programs in the United States.
Stark differences exist in EDs across the United States with regard to scope of practice, expectations, team dynamics, and training requirements for PAs and NPs.
Students who enter a preprofessional program directly after high school may be successful in PA school with structure, guidance, and mentorship.
There are inconsistencies between patient education and healthcare provider practices, which vary in each health maintenance factor.
The new program, announced by AAPA, will allow its participants to obtain 30 CME credits and an OMA-issued Certificate of Primary-Care Obesity Management after completion.
The geriatric workforce shortage may provide PAs with opportunities to engage themselves in the specialty.
Patients with T2DM adhere better to self-management behaviors and may experience greater treatment satisfaction if they have increased collaboration and shared decision making with an advanced care provider.
Newly developed PA programs may be influenced by current APN programs of the same institution.
Members of the AAPA’s House of Delegates voted to investigate the feasibility of changing the physician assistant title, as well as collaborate on potential alternatives that better reflect modern PA practice.
Recognizing the obesity epidemic and educating physician assistants on the implications of this condition and how they should be caring for obese patients should be prioritized, according to the study authors.
Educating certified PAs to incorporate oral health as an important addition to health care can help bring quality care to more patients with dental needs.