Career Resources

Resources for a Rewarding PA Career

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.

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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.

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Video: Top Tips for a Healthy PA Work Life

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.

Clinical Practice Tools

We offer members-only, point-of-care and research support tools to help save you time when you only have a few minutes with a patient or a rare extended break for more intensive research.

PA Reimbursement

Although you do not need to be an expert in PA coverage policies, you should have a general understanding of reimbursement issues.

“What is a PA?”

What is a PA? PAs are medical professionals who diagnose illness, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, and often serve as a patient’s principal healthcare provider. With thousands of hours of medical training, PAs are versatile and collaborative.

Changing Specialties

Learn about the educational resources that are available to help you switch from one specialty to another.

Clinical Preceptor Recognition Program

One of the most important ways to help patients find and receive the best medical care is to educate the next generation of PAs.