Tag: physician assistant

How Optimal Team Practice Improves Patient Care & Makes the Physician-PA Team More Effective

How Optimal Team Practice Improves Patient Care & Makes the Physician-PA Team More Effective

Optimal Team Practice - sounds like a pretty straightforward, understandable phrase that all of us in healthcare should be able to get behind. Medicin [...]
5 Free PANCE Practice Questions 

5 Free PANCE Practice Questions 

The PANCE exam is a fairly straightforward test. Questions are generally not designed to trick the student, and the idea is to test fundamental kn [...]
Top CME with Gift Card Offers

Top CME with Gift Card Offers

As the months fly by in 2020, many clinicians are in a hurry to complete their annual continuing medical education requirements and those with emp [...]
CME Requirements for PAs: What You Need to Know

CME Requirements for PAs: What You Need to Know

If you are a physician assistant (PA), you must participate in a 10 year certification of maintenance process that includes five two-year cycles. The [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
PA Exam Study Tips & Tricks

PA Exam Study 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 [...]
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