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Monday, February 17, 2020

Physician Assistants

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HIV Antivirals Successful Treat Coronavirus Patient in South Korea

As the outbreak of novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, rages on, experts are searching for ways to fight the disease long-term.

Coronavirus Gets a New Name & 4 Other Important Updates for HCPs

More than 60,000 people have been infected, more than 1,300 of whom have died. Here are the latest updates.
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Infectious Disease on the Rise due to Opioid Epidemic: What Health Workers Should Know

An integrated approach may reduce risk and incidence of infectious disease.
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CVD Patients Less Likely to Make Lifestyle Changes After Starting Medication, Study Finds

Healthy diet and regular exercise are an important part of cardiovascular disease prevention, but patients often forget about this when they start taking preventive medication, new research...

Pursuing More Education as a PA — Is It Worth It?

What are the benefits of pursuing a master's degree or doctorate as a PA? The answer will reflect the current state of your career and overall goals.

Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner Professions See Unparalleled Growth in Recent Years

Lately, PAs and NPs have been regularly ranked among the best jobs in the country — and it looks like it's starting to catch on!
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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.
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So, You’ve Made a Medical Error — What Should You Tell the Patient?

New research takes a stab at answering this perennial question.

The Ultimate Guide to Buying the Best Stethoscope for Your Practice

When buying a stethoscope, you must consider your specialty-specific needs, the balance of cost and quality, fit, length and much more.
health professional distracted by cell phone

Using Your Phone at Work Can Lead to Life-Threatening Errors, Study Finds

Cell phone addiction can have deadly consequences when you care for patients for a living.
nurse suicide

Worried About the Mental Health of a Fellow HCP? 7 Ways to Take Action

Learn to recognize the signs — especially those that fly under the radar — and how to start an open, honest conversation with the individual.

New Research Reveals Another Reason to Keep Burnout at Bay — Your Heart Health

If it wasn't enough that burnout can ruin your career and personal life, new research shows it condition can also harm your physical health.

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