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.
AAPA adopted the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, following the passage of a resolution during the 2021 House of Delegates meeting.
Atopic dermatitis (AD), the most common form of eczema, afflicts an estimated 26 million Americans. A new CME module, developed by AAPA and The France Foundation, will help address the clinical and educational gaps relating to AD for PAs and NPs.
In April, HHS announced new buprenorphine practice guidelines that exempt PAs and other qualified prescribers from federal certification requirements related to training and counseling. Here’s what PAs and PA educators need to know about the new practice guidelines.
AAPA invited PAs Lauren Eisenbeis and Jo Rolls to host Huddle’s latest Ask Me session on transgender healthcare. Eisenbeis and Rolls used their expertise from years of experience to provide advice and resources for PAs to provide trans-affirming healthcare to patients.
Lena Ward, PA-C, and Brandon Cherry, PA-C, both newly-minted PAs, will take over the hosting duties of JAAPA’s podcast in 2021. Ward and Cherry will be compelling hosts; they hope to bring new perspectives to the podcast, as well as increased audience interaction.
DeShana Collett, PhD, PA-C, and Debra Ryan, MS, PA-C, have studied the integration of genetics and genomics in delivery of care to individuals. Their involvement in precision medicine and the All of Us Research Program helps them diagnose and treat patients more effectively.