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Physician Assistant

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Tax Time: PA’s and NP’s Maximize profitability

By Physician Assistant, Resources for Healthcare Providers
Tax Time: An opportunity to maximize your profitability As tax time draws near, it’s a good time to put a spotlight on your financial situation. Heading into tax season in the midst of a global pandemic sounds like a whole lotta fun, right? Perhaps you're without power or water as...
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PA or NP | Can I afford this job?

By Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Resources for Healthcare Providers
The Cost of PA or NP Programs and the Burden of Student Loans How to consider a healthcare career move from a financial standpoint. Graduates of PA or NP programs are often saddled with student loan debt as they enter the workforce. While debt can seem daunting and imperative to...
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How to land the best Healthcare job, the first time!

By Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner, Resources for Healthcare Providers
Landing a great first job is everyone’s dream, but not everyone’s reality. We often see healthcare workers struggling in environments that aren’t well suited to them. They lose steam on a profession they have spent the last few years completely devoted to in training, simply because they didn’t realize how...
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Physician Assistant Skills (With Competencies Checklist)

By Physician Assistant
Whether you're considering a career as a physician assistant or have graduated from a master's degree physician assistant program and are interested in what health care practices are looking for, it's good to know you have the skills to be a PA. The role of the physician assistant is growing....
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How to Become a Physician Assistant (Degree, Schooling, and Requirements)

By Physician Assistant
Physician assistants are part of a growing field of medical professionals. And the job outlook for PA-Cs is growing much faster than average. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a 31% job growth for physician assistants between 2018 to 2028. The profession was originally developed to fill...
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Primary Care Physician Assistant: Role, Contribution, & Jobs

By Physician Assistant
Physician assistants play an important role across the continuum of healthcare, from birth to death. Their role has expanded in the last three decades as healthcare professionals seek to fill the gap left from doctor shortages across the United States. It's estimated the shortage in primary care medical doctors will...
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How Many Hours Do Physician Assistants Work? (PA Work Hours)

By Physician Assistant
Have you wondered how many hours PAs work each week? Maybe you're trying to decide if you want to become a physician assistant, or you’re graduating from PA school, or maybe you're just comparing the number of hours you work to other full-time physician assistants. Whatever the reason, we're here...
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Do You Want To Become A PA? Here’s Who Should vs Shouldn’t

By Physician Assistant
"Why do you want to be a PA?" This might be the top PA school interview question and prompt for your personal statement in your application. As you consider your answer, remember the admissions committee is looking for more than a rehearsed, two-minute elevator speech. They already know the benefits...
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The 5 Best Places To Find Physician Assistant Jobs

By Physician Assistant
For the past several years, U.S. News has ranked the PA profession as one of the top three jobs in the nation. U.S. News states: "Health care occupations continue to dominate the U.S. News 2019 Best Jobs rankings, with demand in the field highest for workers to fill roles such...
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Physician Assistant Burnout (Symptoms and Treatment)

By Physician Assistant
Burnout is a relatively new term coined in 1974 by Herbert Freudenberger. In his book Burnout: The High Cost of High Achievement, he identified symptoms of burnout, suggesting "much had to be attributed to the times we live in, the swift acceleration of change, the depersonalization of neighborhoods, schools, and...
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