PA Eager to Learn Primary Care Obesity Management Tools

Scott Kastning, PA-C, APP dyad leader from MidMichigan Health, is among the PA and NP participants in the Primary Care Obesity Management Certificate Program, a new collaborative learning community about obesity management.

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.

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.

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.

A Day in the Life of a PA in Orthopaedic Surgery

I enjoy being a physician assistant because my work is challenging, yet very rewarding. I am able to practice medicine within a multidisciplinary team where I consult with my supervising physicians daily. Here’s what a recent day was like for me.