Physician Assistant Career Resources
The NCCPA is launching a pilot program that will offer PAs an alternative to PANRE. How will the pilot program stand out and what advantages might it offer PAs?
Investigators sought to determine whether nurse practitioners and physician assistants are expanding their scope of practice outside of primary care to perform dermatologic procedures.
AAPA and NCCPA partner in a national advertising campaign to raise awareness of the PA profession.
A recent systematic review found that nurse-led care is effective, acceptable, and safe in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
The most common procedures that APPs performed in 2015 were destructions of benign neoplasms, biopsies, and destructions of malignant neoplasms.
Effectiveness of care and healthcare resource use for diabetes or cardiovascular disease were comparable among patients receiving care from an NP vs those managed by a PA.
Physician assistant students report witnessing and experiencing discrimination or abuse throughout PA programs in the United States.
Stark differences exist in EDs across the United States with regard to scope of practice, expectations, team dynamics, and training requirements for PAs and NPs.
Students who enter a preprofessional program directly after high school may be successful in PA school with structure, guidance, and mentorship.
There are inconsistencies between patient education and healthcare provider practices, which vary in each health maintenance factor.