Here is a PDF of a presentation you can use to explain to a local group (whether it’s at a school career day or rotary club) who Certified PAs are and what you can do for patients.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the PPT version and speaker notes.
Help your patients get to know you as a health care provider with this one-page flier. It’s an excellent way to educate them on your qualifications, scope of practice and how you increase access to quality care.
Have you recently become certified or recertified? Joined a new practice? We want to help you share these accomplishments with your community! Customize these press release templates, and then send them to your employer or local news publication. Get started here.
Submit this request form if you would like an NCCPA representative to speak at your upcoming PA event or healthcare conference.
- Share the following videos from NCCPA’s president/CEO, Dawn Morton-Rias, Ed.D, PA-C:
For PAs: Dawn discusses her views on exams, exam development, and what it means to be a PA-C
For the public: How PAs can partner with you in health care
For employers: How PAs can help you in your practice
- Dispel myths when it comes to the PA profession.
- Pass on these recent articles:
A blog in Physicians Practice by Michelle Gordon-Canning, PA-C, on How to Help Cardiovascular Patients Change their Lifestyle.
A just published report in Healthcare Financial Management that examines how “PA Growth into Specialties Expands Cost Saving Opportunities.”
An article in the October issue of General Surgery News that discusses the growth of PAs in the surgical specialties. It can also be read online at “Making the Case for PAs in Surgical Care.” (Free registration required.)
Jessie Dorne, PA-C, offers insight to physicians about how certified PAs help “Expand Practice with Urgent Care Services”, a blog recently published in Physicians Practice.
NCCPA issued a press release highlighting the great demand for recently certified PAs showing that over ¾ of them had multiple job offers.The data is from the just-released 2015 Statistical Report of Recently Certified Physician Assistants. The report is on the NCCPA website and you can read it here.
Kristi Kincheloe, PA-C writes about “Bridging the Gap, How PAs Serve Mental Health Patients” in Physicians Practice.
Sarah Cawley, PA-C, draws on personal experience in her blog “Being a Patient Makes Us Better Providers,” recently published in Physicians Practice.
In Physician’s Money Digest, Dawn Morton-Rias, Ed.D., PA-C, explains how PAs Add Value, Enhance Revenue. The article also quotes Dr. Anil Ranawat, orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery in NY, about the significant contribution of PAs in that specialty.
In Crumbling Boundaries Between Patients and Doctors, an editor for Physicians Practice interviews certified PA Barb Malat, along with a physician and an administrator, for tips on how to deal with patients who overstep their bounds.
Dawn Morton Rias, NCCPA President and CEO, writes about the 10 Ways Certified PAs Improve Quality, Reduce Cost in the cover story of Managed Healthcare Executive.
Dr. Francisco Prieto of Sutter Health writes about Why PAs are Critical as Health Systems Evolve in a blog on Kevin MD.
In Health Affairs Blog, Dawn Morton Rias, explains to policy makers How PAs Factor Into Improved CMS Patient Satisfaction Scores.
Meeting the Challenge of Patient Engagement is a HealthLeaders cover story that includes quotes from Dawn Morton-Rias, NCCPA president and CEO, and Dr. Thomas Bat, founder of North Atlanta Primary Care, about how PAs can make a big difference in patient engagement and satisfaction.
Read The Hospitalist’s “Post-Acute Patient Care Offers Opportunities for Non-Physicians” or listen to a 10 minute audio clip of Ed Lopez, PA-C, describing how PAs helped reduce hospital readmissions from 35% to 7%.