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Emergency Medicine Patient Services Fact Sheet

A list of the most commonly performed emergency medicine patient services, based on data from the AAPA Salary Report.

PA Scope of Practice

PAs are proven and integral members of the U.S. healthcare system. But what exactly do PAs do? And who decides? The boundaries of each PA’s scope of practice are determined by these parameters: education and experience; state law; policies of employers and facilities, and the needs of the patients.

Guidelines for Ethical Conduct for the PA Profession

The PA profession has revised its code of ethics several times since the profession began. Although the fundamental principles underlying the ethical care of patients have not changed, the societal framework in which those principles are applied is constantly changing.

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PA Money Sense Interactive Budget Guide

Take control of your student loans before PA school graduation with the PA Money Sense Interactive Budget Guide. Available free to AAPA members!

Skills and Strategies for Media Interviews

The media is an important way to reach the public and policymakers so they better understand who PAs are, what you do, and how they can support your work. This video covers the simple skills and strategies PAs can use when participating in media interviews.

On-the-job Stimulation and Work-life Balance Draw PAs to Nephrology

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) presents both a significant challenge for patients and an enormous opportunity for providers. Many PAs in other specialties play a role in treating their patients who have CKD. Practicing in nephrology gives clinicians a solid foundation in medicine.

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Your Top 5 Career Questions Answered by the PA Career Coach

Jennifer Anne Hohman, the PA Career Coach, answers the top five questions we heard from PAs this year. She offers her expert advice on asking for a raise, negotiating (and renegotiating) your salary, how to land a job as a new grad, and more.

A Day in the Life of a PA in Outpatient Obstetrics and Gynecology

PA Melissa Rodriguez says that obstetrics has been her passion since childhood and caring for women during their pregnancies is the only career she seriously considered. She believes it’s time to augment women’s healthcare and that PAs are the solution.