Top 5 Most Popular CME from AAPA 2022

Couldn’t join us this year for AAPA 2022? With Conference on Demand, all 140+ credits of AAPA Category 1 CME are now available online. Check out the 5 most popular sessions from Indianapolis!

The Challenges of Identifying Hidradenitis Suppurativa

HS is a painful, debilitating, and chronic inflammatory skin disease that is challenging to identify. Laura Bush, DMSc, PA-C, who practices in dermatology, underscores that diagnosing and treating HS requires primary care providers to promptly recognize symptoms and refer patients to dermatology.

Top 10 Things PAs Should Know About Genetics

PAs in genetics Laura Buch, MSPAS, PA-C, and Wesley Patterson, PhD, MSPA, PA-C, want all PAs to know about these key aspects of genetics – for themselves and their patients.
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Providing Comprehensive Care for Patients with Obesity

Findings from a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)-funded study comparing types of weight loss surgery include helpful takeaways for all PAs who treat patients with obesity, especially patients who might be considering bariatric surgery as part of their long-term obesity management plan.

Listen to These “Top 5” Vital Minds Episodes

The PA Foundation’s Vital Minds podcast calls on PA experts to shed light on critical issues in clinical care. Get ready for new episodes coming soon by listening to these past discussions on mental health, COVID-19, student leadership, nutrition, and health disparities.
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Why Genetics Matters for PAs and Patients

“One size fits all” medicine has numerous limitations, especially when diagnosing and treating conditions that are influenced by genetics. Panelists in the “Getting Into Your Genes” webinar discussed how an informed approach to genetics, especially one that incorporates diverse data, can inform patient care and address health disparities.

Why PAs and their Patients Can Benefit from Nutrition Education

The PA Foundation’s Nutrition Outreach Fellowship provides PAs with training and resources to build on their knowledge of nutrition. This helps them to both enhance their clinical practice and to give back to their healthcare peers and communities.
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Hidradenitis Suppurativa, the Inflammatory Skin Disease with a Surprising Pathology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa, or HS, is an inflammatory skin disease often misdiagnosed as boils, ingrown hair, or skin infections. Prompt recognition, diagnosis, and referral to a dermatology provider are essential to prevent HS from progressing and more severely impacting patients’ physical and emotional health.