Your Career In Healthcare
About This Show
Second only to your patients, your career in healthcare is of utmost importance to all healthcare professionals. Your Career in Healthcare is a series of informative programs that will help you make the most of your career from a business and employment perspective. The series will provide you with the information and perspective you need to make the most of your career and practice choices.
Most Recent Episode
Evolving Roles for Physician Assistants: AAPA's Optimal Team Practice Guidelines
Host: Tim Rush
Guest: Gail Curtis
In May 2017, the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) House of Delegates approved a new policy, referred to as the Optimal Team Practice Guidelines. These guidelines were intended to expand access to care and better fit the PA profession to the current healthcare marketplace. What does this policy mean for the physician assistant field in terms of patient care, how will they collaborate with physicians, and what new career opportunities will emerge moving forward? Host Tim Rush talks with Gail Curtis, President and Chair of the AAPA Board of Directors, about ways in which these PA practice guidelines will change the physician assistant profession.