Nutrition Toolkit

This toolkit seeks to equip PAs across all specialties and settings with the knowledge and skills to effectively address nutrition-related issues in their practice in order to promote optimal health for their patients.

Responding to Opioid Epidemic

Home Responding to the Opioid Epidemic Overview Featured Curriculum Events Resources Overview The epidemic of overdoses and deaths from the abuse of prescription opioids has devastated countless families and communities. Preventing individuals from abusing and becoming dependent on opioids will save lives, preserve the health and vibrancy of communities. To combat the opioid crisis, AAPA […]

Obesity Leadership Edge

Home Obesity Leadership Edge Overview Featured Curriculum Events Obesity Management Program Resources Overview Overweight and obesity compose a chronic disease of epidemic proportions that presents on a continuum, likely affecting nearly two out of every three patients treated by PAs. The effective treatment of overweight and obesity requires an efficient and timely process of screening, […]

Diabetes Leadership Edge

The Diabetes Leadership Edge is AAPA's call to action to fight this growing health concern and give you the tools to effectively manage and treat it.

Obesity Certificate Program Resources

The American Academy of PAs (AAPA) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has collaborated with the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) to create a certificate program for PAs and NPs who would like to develop expertise in treating patients affected by obesity in the primary care setting.

Primary Care Obesity Management Certificate Program

The American Academy of PAs (AAPA) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has collaborated with the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) to create a certificate program for PAs and NPs who would like to develop expertise in treating patients affected by obesity in the primary care setting.

Caring for Veterans

AAPA’s Caring for Veterans and Military Families Initiative endeavors to bring awareness to all PAs so that they can provide the military and veteran communities the care and support they need.