Last spring the Colorado Academy of PAs (CAPA) hosted a variety of programs to share information with its members about the NIH’s All of Us Research Program. Here, CAPA Director-at-Large Kendra Glassman, PA-C, RD, responds to questions about the program.
In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept. 10, we’d like to remind you that PAs are not immune to mental health issues nor suicidal ideations, attempts, or completions. Although there are barriers to seeking treatment, there are resources available to you.
Megan Pinder, MMS, PA-C, is an advocate for psychiatric patients both personally and professionally. She responds to questions about PAs’ role in mental health, how access, socioeconomic status, and stigma impact patient mental health, and how to advocate for mental health patients.
Four PAs talk about the barriers to care in rural communities they’ve experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic, including office space limitations and vaccine hesitancy, and new legislation that might help draw more PAs to practice in rural communities.
If you couldn’t join us for AAPA 2021, we’ve still got your CME needs covered. You can now access Conference on Demand 2021 and the top five most popular CME from the event, which include sessions on anaphylaxis and anemia.
Giving someone a second chance at life is an extraordinary opportunity. And even though she’s done it well over one thousand times throughout her career, Georgeine Smith, lead PA of transplant surgery at the Penn Transplant Institute, says each case is uniquely rewarding.
Adrijana Anderson, PA-C, has a unique position at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona; her time is equally split between the hospital medicine and critical care departments. Anderson loves the arrangement and is passionate about practicing hospital medicine.
PAs need to seek new information and data about patients, particularly when treating underserved and minority populations. PA educator Daytheon Sturges led a recent webinar on social determinants of health and suggests ways PAs can enhance understanding of and care for patients.
Older adults remain subject to many iatrogenic ills at the hands of well-intentioned providers. This Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, AAPA invited PAs Kathy Kemle and Freddi Segal-Gidan to host the latest Huddle Ask Me session on Alzheimer's.