No matter where you are in your PA career – from just graduating to years of practice under your belt – this section is packed with everything you need to take charge.
Start with tips on surviving rotations, your first job search, interviewing, and more. Check out exclusive resources on topics like contract negotiations, career transitions, state laws, and reimbursement. From checklists to guides and videos, it’s all designed to help you succeed.
Watch our video below to see all that’s in store for you.
Use our interactive tool to familiarize yourself with a contract. We’ve outlined the key elements typically found in PA employment contracts and offered some advice on what to expect, ask for, and be wary of in each section.
Negotiate a contract that empowers you, fits your needs, and protects you. Start with this thorough checklist to assess an employer’s contract for how well it meets your needs — and to identify areas for negotiation.
To help practicing PAs to navigate patient relationships well, AAPA has developed ethical guidelines for the PA profession that offer a framework for your decision-making and confidentiality in the internet age.
Building a rewarding and successful PA career involves more than caring for your patients. We’ve got some expert advice in our video on how to avoid pitfalls, take care of yourself, and establish healthy relationships.