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Monday, August 10, 2020

Physician Assistant Career

7 Strategies to Try When You Butt Heads with Your Collaborating MD

A job in healthcare means navigating challenging relationships. For many APPs, working with a collaborating physician tops the list.

So, You’ve Made a Medical Error — What Should You Tell the Patient?

New research takes a stab at answering this perennial question.

The Low-Cost, Professional Resource that Too Many PAs Underutilize

It can help you learn more about average PA pay in your area, the best and worst employers, and much, MUCH more.

Average APP Salary Has Increased Since 2017 — But Still Not as High as in 2016

Unlike that of physicians, the average annual income for advanced practice providers has wavered from year to year.

These are 5 of the Biggest Problems with How Advanced Practice Providers are Compensated

As APPs gain more autonomy, they administer care in an increasingly similar way to physicians. But the way that employers pay them hasn't caught up.

The ICU vs. ED: What Pays Better?

Check out the average salary for RNs, NPs and PAs working in the ICU and ED, and see how it compares to the national average.

These Subtle Behaviors Give Away How Angry You Are—Even If You Don’t Realize It

People often say that it's better to release your emotions than to bottle them up, but is that true in the workplace?...

These are the Most Common Causes of Burnout, Research Finds — Do You Agree?

A recent report from the National Academy of Medicine got the general public buzzing last week about something health professionals have known...

This Newly Certified Class of PAs is the Most Diverse the Profession Has Seen

If you need more proof that the PA profession is evolving, then look no further than the most recently certified group of physician assistants.

4 Simple, Low-Cost Team Exercises That Will Change Your Unit’s Culture

Poor team work can hurt patient care. Reversing a unit's culture may seem impossible, but these activities make it simple, inexpensive and most of all, fun.

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.

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