Healthcare providers should take steps now to ensure that the telehealth modalities they use are HIPAA compliant.
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.
An NP shares her most memorable patient story, a girl who presents with blockage in her ear following a day at the beach.
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.
When talking about work issues, Dr Bernstein recommends trying not to focus too much on how awful things are because it can be disheartening.
When meeting with wary parents, familiarize yourself with recent statistics and controversies regarding vaccinations.
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.
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.
Guidance is available to help physicians get their practices back up and running safely following the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new challenges to palliative care teams.
Providers who treat higher-weight patients should be mindful of the terminology they use, as words such as “obesity” can be stigmatizing.
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.
A big focus of my practice has been improving health literacy, or the ability of patients to understand what clinicians are talking about.
A new development in the medical field includes providing patients with rewards for showing up to appointments and successfully completing treatment.
Although provider social media pages are great for networking and collaboration, they can also threaten patient confidentiality and shine a negative light on the clinical abilities of providers who post.
Many providers who are required to take recertification examinations feel as though standard CMS is just as effective in skill maintenance as studying and sitting for a 200-question examination.