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We have carved deep into the second half of my first year as
a professional physician assistant. This is the perfect time for a Quarterly
Check-Up to examine some of the biggest lessons over the last three months
We learned that our
patient's beliefs can trump the strongest medicine and that our acceptance
of those beliefs makes us better ...
On Facebook, we had a lot of great comments from readers across the
country. In response to our Career Coach
article ''Middle of What?'' addressing concerns of the term ''mid-level provider,''
readers expressed their views. ''We are midlevels? Midway between who or what?
Dislike the term! Sounds as though we are only mediocre in what we do, ...
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Editor's note: This post was written by Lakshi Aldredge, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, an adult nurse practitioner who practices at the Portland VA Medical Center in Portland, Oregon.
The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) has joined First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden in the ''Joining ...
This week, readers of ADVANCE
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our readers liked career development tips, the newest practices in skincare, NP
certification information and the latest posts from our various bloggers. We also
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we posted the article ''Organizing and Investing to Expand Primary Care
Availability with Nurse Practitioners'' by Peter J. Levin and Rick Bateman from Journal of Community Health to our ...
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the
Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) recently announced a set of 16
recommendations to promote the growth of the PA workforce.
The task force, developed in October 2010, was charged with
addressing future opportunities and challenges associated with expansion ...
At the start of 2011, we published an article describing the job outlook for NPs and PAs this year. Based on our research and interviews with workforce experts, we crafted a headline for that article using the term ''changing landscape,'' and our cover image depicted an NP or PA partially protected by an umbrella. The expectation was that 2011 ...
Health system analysts and assorted other parties have been forecasting a primary care physician shortage for quite some time. An article published recently in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons predicts two additional shortfalls that could affect patient access to care: nurse practitioners and physician ...
In its annual listing of the best jobs in America, CNNMoney.com ranks the physician assistant profession second only to software architect in 2010.
The brief write-up quotes North Carolina PA Wayne VonSeggen, and an accompanying gallery features California PA Beth Grivett.
While being ranked second can and should be seen as great public ...
An online article dated Aug. 31 in Becker's Hospital Review offered “8 Statistics About Physician Assistant Compensation.” The stats are from May 2009 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
The American Academy of Physician Assistants, as part of its Physician Assistant Census, each year collects salary information from PAs, some ...