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Middle Tennessee Debuts First Public PA Program to Support PA Career Growth

Middle Tennessee Debuts First Public PA Program to Support PA Career Growth

Sep 01, 2022

In a state where rural health remains a priority, the new Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Middle Tennessee State University recently welcomed an inaugural and diverse class.
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Expansion Sets Up PA Students for Career Success

Aug 23, 2022

New and renovated facilities at TTUHSC ensure physician assistant students have access to the best learning environment possible and the best support. The school and its PAs are on a mission to help ease the shortages in rural and underserved areas.
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Exciting Job Prospects for PAs and NPs

Jun 21, 2022

There are so many rewarding career opportunities for physician associates and nurse practitioners. Let's explore some of the top careers for both of these occupations, average salaries, and how they might work within emergency medicine.

A Historical Look at Locum Tenens and Travel Nursing

Jun 06, 2022

This article offers a historical look at locum tenens and travel medicine and encourages clinicians to consider this ever-evolving career.
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Maine Senator Invites Constituents to Pursue Healthcare Careers

May 06, 2022

In need of more healthcare workers, Maine has inviting programs in place to increase staffing numbers. Maine State Senator Chip Curry recently took to a local newspaper to encourage his constituents to consider healthcare as a career and showed them how to start the process.
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Digitization Brings Benefits, but Unbalances Healthcare Equity, Labor, and Trust

Apr 26, 2022

The 2022 crystal ball from Forrester predicts more urban-to-rural health disparities, less trust in healthcare, and a surge in home care demand—likely to fuel job demand there.

Top 10 Challenges Facing Healthcare Workers

Feb 10, 2022

In this article, we take a look at the top 10 challenges facing all healthcare workers.

Welcome to Your New Career Center!

Welcome to Your New Career Center!

Nov 03, 2021

Here's a quick update on everything your new career center has to offer, plus a few tips for how you can make the most of it, whether you're actively looking for a new healthcare job or just want to stay at the top of your career game. 

‘They’re Getting ‘Engaged!’—Healthcare Providers Can Motivate Their Patients’ Returns

Aug 20, 2021

If patients went away during COVID-19, they can't stay away forever. Now is the time to reevaluate how you approach patient engagement, as you embrace all the benefits of technology while still retaining the human touch.

What’s in a Name? For Physician Assistants, It’s Plenty

Aug 03, 2021

Changing a name can sound simple on the surface, but as the Academy of Physician Assistants knows, it definitely is not. As the academy moves toward "physician associate" as a moniker, a number of medical organizations say "maybe not so fast."

A Day in the Life of a Physician Associate

May 27, 2021

Are you thinking about becoming a PA? Read about the day-to-day life of an experienced PA, Rachael Jarman.

When We Can’t All Get Along: Healthcare Conflict Resolution

Apr 15, 2021

Conflicts make everyone miserable and waste time that could otherwise be used productively in healthcare. When conflicts occur between the parties in your workplace, try utilizing these ideas and principles to nip them in the bud.

Opportunities in Home Health Careers

Feb 12, 2021

From physicians who make house calls to nurses to home health aides, the amount of medical help available inside the home is growing.

Healthcare Workers and COVID-19: Two New Studies and One Plea for Support

Feb 11, 2021

A new study finds that for those hospitalized with COVID-19, the odds of the primary outcome—mechanical ventilation or death—were not significantly different for healthcare workers compared with non-healthcare workers.

A Recruiter Q & A on Landing Your First Job Out of Med School

Jan 29, 2021

We sat down with senior physician recruiter Ryan Deane at UCHealth in Colorado to learn more about the recruitment process.  Learn what recruiters are looking for when they reach out.

EM Residents Struggle to Find Jobs During COVID

Jan 28, 2021

With so many news stories showing packed emergency rooms as a result of COVID-19, it would seem there are jobs aplenty for emergency medicine residents ready to embark on new careers. That's actually not the case, as we explain here.

Why Cannabis Medicine Might Be Right for Your Practice

Jan 19, 2021

You're hearing more about cannabis medicine now than you used to, and healthcare professionals who are including it as part of their regular practices might be thinking, "Get used to it." After thousands of years, this botanical product is clearly not going away because patients simply won't allow that to happen. Here's why you might consider cannabis medicine.

Scope of Practice Differences Boil Over on Social Media

Jan 11, 2021

Physicians and advanced practice providers have been going at it for years, with PAs and NPs seeking to expand their scope of practice and physicians seeking to prevent that. Recently, fuel was thrown on the fire by a social media exchange that didn't hold back.

Physician Associates and their Role in Primary Care

Jan 08, 2021

PAs are an essential component of our healthcare workforce, and nowhere is that more evident than in the field of primary care.

Grants for Nurse Practitioners and PAs Help Expand Healthcare Equity

Jan 05, 2021

With healthcare disparities under a microscope during COVID-19, a quick look at the power of grants to help expand equity and access is more than encouraging. Nurse practitioners and physician associates are receiving support to help ensure healthcare is available to everyone, no matter their location.

How Are Technological Innovations Helping Healthcare Practitioners Mitigate Burnout

Dec 30, 2020

Technology has made healthcare burnout less likely. Guest author Rahul Varshneya shows some challenges and how tech has overcome them in this article.

Home Is Where the Care Is: Home-Based Primary Care Just Makes Sense

Dec 07, 2020

There's a new model of care in town that's not really "new," and for lots of the right reasons, it meshes perfectly to meet needs of both the aging population and value-based care. Our experts outline why healthcare is taking notice of a model whose time has come—again.

Survey Shows New Opportunities for Advanced Practice Providers

Oct 12, 2020

COVID-19 has changed a lot of things and it's not done yet, including ramifications for employment in healthcare.

How to Talk About Suicide: A Guide for Practitioners

Sep 15, 2020

This summary of suicide terminology can help practitioners communicate more effectively with patients and provide more accurate documentation.

Primary Care with a Familiar Name

Aug 04, 2020

A new pilot program venture with an eye to employing primary care providers is here. The venture includes new clinics, 24/7 telehealth, and at-home visits. So, what does Walgreens have to do with it?

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