Category: Allied Health

CME Requirements for MDs, PAs, and NPs

CME Requirements for MDs, PAs, and NPs

There is no doubt that maintaining certification can be complicated and different practitioners must meet different CME requirements. Whether you [...]
Scope of Practice: Physicians and Advanced Level Practitioners

Scope of Practice: Physicians and Advanced Level Practitioners

The standing definition of “scope of practice” is “the activities that an individual healthcare practitioner is permitted to perform within a spec [...]
What is a Physician Assistant’s Scope of Practice?

What is a Physician Assistant’s Scope of Practice?

As the United States population continues to increase and Baby Boomers continue to age, a growing need has developed in healthcare. With fewer phy [...]
What To Do If You Miss Your CME Deadline

What To Do If You Miss Your CME Deadline

Accruing CME hours is essential to maintain any board certification and license to practice medicine at the nursing, advanced practitioner, or phy [...]
Top CME with Gift Card Offers for 2019

Top CME with Gift Card Offers for 2019

As we reach the end of the year, many clinicians are in a hurry to complete their annual continuing medical education requirements and those with [...]
Maintaining Your Physician Assistant Certification

Maintaining Your Physician Assistant Certification

So you’ve passed the PANCE and now you’re officially a certified physician assistant. Now you need to make sure you maintain your PA-C license. It [...]
Pain Management & Opioid CME Requirements by State

Pain Management & Opioid CME Requirements by State

Each state’s medical licensing board has its own set of requirements for medical professionals to maintain their state medical licenses; some stat [...]
How to Ace Your PA Exam: Tips & Tricks

How to Ace Your PA Exam: Tips & Tricks

Even though I acknowledge that grades and tests don't always correlate appropriately with the quality of health care a student will go on to provi [...]
PANCE Free Practice Questions

PANCE Free Practice Questions

The PANCE exam is a fairly straightforward test - the questions are generally not designed to trick the student and the idea is to test fundamenta [...]
Why Are Scrubs Usually Green or Blue?

Why Are Scrubs Usually Green or Blue?

Have you ever wondered why green or blue scrubs are usually worn in the operating room? While this may seem insignificant, this practice can actua [...]
An Interview with Kym Sawyer, Rad Tech

An Interview with Kym Sawyer, Rad Tech

In honor of National Radiologic Technologist Week, we talked to a couple rad techs to get the inside scoop on the career path and tips for those t [...]
An Interview with Daniel Cobine, Rad Tech

An Interview with Daniel Cobine, Rad Tech

To honor Radiologic Technologist Week, we asked a few to tell us a bit about what led them down the Rad Tech path, and what advice they may have for f [...]
Free ARRT Exam Questions for Radiography Certification

Free ARRT Exam Questions for Radiography Certification

Preparing for the Radiography Certification exam? Test your knowledge with two free sample questions taken from the BoardVitals Radiography question b [...]
Are PAs & NPs the Answer to the Physician Shortage Problem?

Are PAs & NPs the Answer to the Physician Shortage Problem?

It’s estimated that by the year 2030, the US could be short as many as 120,000 physicians. The latest report shows that number includes nearly 13, [...]
Dose Response Curve for Radiation Question Video Explanation

Dose Response Curve for Radiation Question Video Explanation

If you're sitting for the ARRT Radiography Exam in the near future, you may want to make sure you understand dose-response curves. It's a topic th [...]
Surgeons and Purchasing Decisions: Their Power is Increasing

Surgeons and Purchasing Decisions: Their Power is Increasing

Surgeons’ influence in hospital purchasing decisions is increasing and that may be a good thing for healthcare organizations, patient outcomes, an [...]
Five Things to Know About the ARRT Radiography Exam

Five Things to Know About the ARRT Radiography Exam

The imaging techniques available today have transformed the world of medicine by allowing us to visualize the human body in ways once left only to [...]
How I Became a Surgical Technologist

How I Became a Surgical Technologist

In honor of National Surgical Technologists Week, we asked newly certified Surgical Technologist, Thomas Silvera, to share his journey to becoming [...]
Try Your Hand at 4 Free Surgical Technologist Board Practice Questions

Try Your Hand at 4 Free Surgical Technologist Board Practice Questions

So, you're studying for your Surgical Technology Board Exam. Whether you're gearing up for the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or the Surgic [...]

Tips on Passing the PANCE and PANRE Exams-Board Vitals

PANCE / PANRE Free Sample Questions The Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) and Physician Assistant National Recertifying Exam (PANR [...]
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