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Canopy Medical Spanish
Earn CME and improve patient care with the Canopy Medical Spanish courses and app.
Effective and Career Healthy Contract Negotiation
Advice on how to negotiate a contract.
How to Mitigate Negative Job References
Even the most successful PA career hits the occasional snag that can make transitioning to a new position challenging. Aside from potential contract disputes, a frequent trouble spot is obtaining a positive reference from a former employer with whom there was a conflict. Find out how you can deal with negative job references.
Cultivate Your Network: Employment References
Creating your references list is an essential part of the job search that can also help you cultivate your professional network and prepare you for inter-views.
A Day in the Life of a PA in Primary Care
I’ve been working in family medicine for two years now. Some things we do every day may seem routine, but there is nothing ordinary about how we care for our patients. Here is a recent day at my practice.
A Day in the Life of a PA in Orthopaedic Surgery
I enjoy being a physician assistant because my work is challenging, yet very rewarding. I am able to practice medicine within a multidisciplinary team where I consult with my supervising physicians daily. Here’s what a recent day was like for me.