PA Video Series Fills Gaps in Teenage Sexual Education

Stephanie Howard, PA-C, has always been passionate about health education, particularly for young teens. When she realized that teenaged girls in her community might not be getting a comprehensive education, she set out to create her own curriculum.

PA Helps to Revise Hypertension Guidelines

Through her service on the writing committee for the new hypertension guideline, PA Sondra DePalma helped to encourage PA involvement in an important healthcare issue and reminded other professionals of PAs contributions to patient care and the clinical management of HTN.

New Adult Hypertension Guidelines Released

The American Academy of PAs (AAPA), the American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Cardiology (ACC), and several other health organizations released new prevention, diagnosis and treatment guidelines that redefine high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.

Obesity Awareness Education Under Review

How do obesity and overweight, which affects two out of three adults in the United States, fit into PA school curricula? That has not been determined, says Corri Wolf, PA-C, RD, an associate professor of physician assistant studies at the New York Institute of Technology.

Updated 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Care

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) publishes the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes annually, based on the latest medical research. The following narrative provides a summary of the 2017 updated recommendations that have been developed for clinical practice. The ADA guidelines are not intended to aid or preclude clinical judgment. The full guidelines can be accessed at ADA's Diabetes Pro website.

Helping PAs stay on top of ultrasound technology

So what happens when a new technology emerges and changes the way medicine is practiced? What happens when medical schools depart from their traditional curriculum and embrace new concepts in teaching and learning? How do PA programs and educators respond?

SPACUS – Helping PAs Stay on Top of Ultrasound Technology

So what happens when a new technology emerges and changes the way medicine is practiced? What happens when medical schools depart from their traditional curriculum and embrace new concepts in teaching and learning? How do PA programs and educators respond?