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 sent a letter to several national medical organizations this week underscoring how the PA title change to physician associate affirms our commitment to team-based care and our shared goal to serve the needs of patients.
PA Jaclyn Owens and NP Joanna Ellis are regularly caring for patients experiencing post-COVID symptoms. They talk about navigating treatment while still learning about these symptoms and why APPs are critical in providing much-needed care and support to these patients.
What does a week look like for a PA in radiation oncology? Katey Wert, PA-C, has been practicing in the specialty for six years. While difficult at times, given the patient population, she finds the work rewarding and meaningful.
The AAPA House of Delegates (HOD) today passed a resolution affirming “physician associate” as the official title for the PA profession by a majority vote of 198 to 68. The vote followed deliberation by the HOD and study by an international marketing and communications firm.
AAPA’s first virtual conference, AAPA 2021, from May 23 to 26, will feature premier speakers during its daily Main Stage Events, from ZDoggMD at General Session on Sunday, May 23, to a Fireside Chat with Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday, May 26.
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, and AAPA is celebrating the history and achievements of the AAPI PA community. We asked eight AAPI PAs and PA students to share what they’re reflecting on during AAPI Heritage Month this year.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released new buprenorphine practice guidelines providing an exemption to the requirement for PAs to obtain 24 hours of training prior to treating patients with buprenorphine – a major barrier to treatment for PA patients.