April 20, 2018
Point-of-Care Ultrasound Diagnostic Tool Use on the Rise
Point-of-care ultrasound is an affordable and useful diagnostic tool, and PAs are a natural fit to bring this expertise to an increasing number of specialties and practice environments.
PAHPM Helps to Develop Palliative and Hospice Care CME
Despite growing recognition for the value of palliative care, the majority of healthcare practitioners have insufficient training to provide a basic level of palliative care to their patients. PAHPM helped design a new one-hour course for PAs.
AAPA18 Keynote Jeff Evans: The Man Behind the Mountains
Jeff Evans is a mountaineer, a leader, and the AAPA18 general session keynote speaker. He began his career as a wilderness EMT in Joshua Tree, California, graduated from Drexel University’s PA Program, and uses his PA skills on climbing expeditions, search and rescue and trauma teams. Read more about the man behind the mountains.
Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Clinical Setting
Medical providers such as PAs are often the first point of contact for caretakers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and as such, need to be comfortable speaking about how to identify red flags of ASD, and where to refer caretakers if there is any concern.
PA Leads Cheers for Philly Eagles and Her Patients
The medical scrubs she wears to the urgent care center are drastically different than the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleading uniform she wears on game day. But whether PA Snow Feng is cheering in front of a worldwide audience or attending to a patient one-on-one, she remains focused on her practice, her community and her team.
PAs Making a Difference
PAs practice in all specialties and medical settings, and are doing remarkable work around the globe! Meet some amazing PAs or recommend someone for us to profile.