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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Physician Assistant NEWS

Does Burnout Really Lead to Worse Patient Care?

It's presumed that burnout drastically harms the quality of patient care, but previous research into the subject might be lacking...

Poll: Should the ‘Physician Assistant’ Name Be Changed?

On a daily basis, does the work you’re performing feel like that of an assistant?

How Severe is Your Burnout? This One-Question Test May Provide an Answer

This exercise can help you assess how close to burnout you really are and these tips can help you move past it.

3 Important Milestones for PAs Within the Past Year

As we celebrate PAs, it's important to recognize some of the biggest milestones from the past year, while looking ahead at what the future may hold.

Survey: These Are the Highest-Paying Practice Settings for NPs and PAs

Job earnings and availability are on an upward trajectory for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, according to the latest salary report from Clinical Advisor.

What’s it Really Like to Work in Palliative Care?

Palliative care is arguably one of the newest and least understood specialties. Florence Health sat down with one of its pioneers to understand what its really like to work only with seriously ill patients.

5 Benefits of Being a Preceptor You’ve Probably Never Thought of

Helping mold the future of your profession might make you feel warm and fuzzy — but precepting can have financial and professional perks, too...

These 13 States Will Have the Most NP, PA Jobs Over the Next 4 Years

You've likely already heard NPs and PAs are two of the most in-demand professions — but you might need to move states to take full advantage.

11 Tips to Reduce Conflicts with Fellow Healthcare Workers

Not only do workplace conflicts contribute to employee burnout, but they can also hurt patient outcomes. These adjustments can help your team gel, even in the most stressful situations.

Roughly 1 in 6 NPs, PAs Believe They Make Diagnostic Errors Every Day

The survey found diagnostic uncertainty varies drastically between specialties — and that NPs and PAs are, overall, less comfortable with their diagnostic abilities than physicians.

7 Steps to Take If the State Nursing or PA Board Investigates You

Perhaps the only experience more daunting for a healthcare provider than a malpractice lawsuit is your state's nursing or physician assistant board investigating you — because that's how you lose your license.

7 Dos and Don’ts of Medical Malpractice Insurance for RNs, NPs and PAs

As RNs, NPs and PAs become more autonomous, their statistical risk of being sued for malpractice increases. Learn how to protect yourself.

This is the Average PA’s Total Compensation in the U.S. in 2018

The annual salary report for the American Association of Physician Assistants is here!

States with the Most Accommodating Laws for NPs and PAs

What it's like to work as a RN, NP or physician assistant can change drastically from state to state. (Just ask a...

3 Ways to Help Yourself After an Assault by a Patient

Roughly 75 percent of workplace assaults every year take place in healthcare settings. Nurses are the most likely to be victimized.

Survey: These are the Highest-Paid Specialities for NPs and PAs

Healthcare facilities, hospitals, and medical groups are looking to hire more medical specialists and fewer primary care practitioners than in previous years — but PCPs are still the most in-demand specialty.

7 Flaws in the Current CE System — And How to Navigate Them to Maximize Your Own CE Experience

Did you know there's no research indicating CE actually improves your skills as a healthcare professional? Regardless, you have to do them. Try these 5 tips to make the most of it.

This is the Average Salary of Every Type of Hospital Employee

Employment in the healthcare and social assistance sector will account for one-third of all new jobs in the U.S. in 2026.

6 Common Professional Terms That Hold NPs and PAs Back

Is there really such a thing as a "mid-level provider"?

These are the Top 15 Employers for Physician Assistants in the U.S.

Physician assistants comprise one of the fastest growing professions in the U.S., and more healthcare facilities are recognizing the ways PAs increase...

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