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Sharmila Sewell performing a medication reconciliation in her patient's home

PAs Help Close Gaps in Care Through House Calls

As an in-home healthcare provider, Sarah Kaplan, PA-C, is among a rapidly growing number of medical professionals who are revitalizing the once-common practice of bringing urgent and primary care services directly into the homes of their patients.

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Virtual Health PAs Share Insight to Rapidly Growing Healthcare Space

Huddle’s latest Ask Me session recruited virtual medicine PAs Desmond Watt and Amanda Shelley to engage in field-related discussions with AAPA members. Virtual health, or telemedicine, is an emerging healthcare space that PAs have the opportunity to not only join, but lead.

Dave Bunnell, PA-C

Profile of a PA Specializing in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Ever wonder what a PA who specializes in cardiac electrophysiology does? David J. Bunnell, MSHS, PA-C, Lead Medical Center PA at the Washington, D.C., VA Medical Center tells us about his current role and why he changed specialties mid-career.

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How PAs Can Take on More Responsibility Without Burning Out

As we advance in our careers, it’s natural to want to take on more responsibility. But there’s a tricky balance – we don’t want our PA practice or our enthusiasm for healthcare to suffer. Follow these four tips to take on more without burning out.

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Why I Changed Specialties as a PA

One of the major advantages of becoming a PA is that it is relatively easy to change from one specialty to another without the need for new certification. More than 50% of PAs will change specialties during their careers, according to AAPA’s Salary Report.

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Looking for a Non-Clinical Role? Consider Medical or Clinical Science Liaison

PAs who serve as medical and clinical science liaisons play a unique role in pharmaceutical and other medical organizations. They use their clinical skills to interpret clinical trials, medications’ chemical composition, safety matters, and help to educate clinicians.

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A Day or Night in the Life of an Emergency Medicine Fellow

Stephen Lewia, PA-C, has spent the past few months as a Vituity Emergency Medicine PA Fellow at Arrowhead Medical Center in Colton, California. He shares his insights about the experience and about balancing life with being a new PA.

Dave Sander with a couple members of his DMAT and a Customs and Border Protection Special Unit officer talking to a local in Puerto Rico

How PAs Can Use Their Skills in Disaster Medicine

Interested in using your skills to help communities in need after a disaster? Four PAs offer their best advice for getting involved, from participating in trainings and minimizing harm to being patient throughout the process.

PAs and Team Practice

A summary of PAs in team-oriented care models.

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One Interview Tip I Would Give to All PAs

Career and leadership expert Andrea Lowe, MHA, PA-C, shares advice on how to effectively prepare so that you stand out from the crowd during job interviews. Anticipate competition for any job you’re interviewing for and do your homework.

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Worksheet: Creating a Budget

One of the key transitions from PA program to practicing is financial. We’ve got PA-specific budget worksheets to help you make a personal financial plan.

Worksheet: Creating a Budget

PA Career Worksheet to help you gain new financial management skills. Available to members only.

PA Nazila Shagagi and Dr. Vo via Bentley, the telemedicine robot

The Top 7 Things Every PA Should Know About Virtual Medicine and Telemedicine

What do virtual medicine, telehealth, telemedicine mean? And how might they affect you and your daily practice? Desmond Watt, PA-C, president of the PAs in Virtual Medicine and Telemedicine special interest group, shares what you should know.

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Checklist: Records to Maintain

There are standard records that all practicing PAs (and PA students) should collect and maintain. We’ve compiled them into a detailed and handy checklist so you can make sure you have what you need.

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Checklist: New Graduate

You’ve graduated…now, make sure you’re ready to practice with our checklist for new graduates.