Physician Assistant Information

While advanced practice providers often function in similar roles, physician assistants have some unique practice concerns. Dive into the PA community with these posts.

Where are Physician Assistant Salaries Decreasing?

Over the past several weeks here on ThriveAP, we’ve been looking at the latest salary trends for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Depending on the …

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Salaries for Physician Assistants Increased More than $10K in These States

Its widely established that physician assistants have a pretty good gig. The profession, for example, has been featured on well known ranking sites like U.S. …

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6 Worst States for Physician Assistants

Last week we talked scope of practice regulations for physician assistants here on the ThriveAP blog. While the physician assistant career looks similar in many …

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Decoding Physician Assistant Scope of Practice Regulations

All healthcare providers, physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants alike practice under a set of rules and regulations. While some of these guidelines are implemented …

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Don’t Miss These Important Deadlines for NHSC Loan Repayment

Chances are that as a Nurse Practitioner, you’ve probably heard of the National Health Service Corps’ Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP), which awards licensed healthcare …

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Beyond Wikipedia: Keeping Up With Evidence-Based Practice

Keeping up with the latest evidence-based practice guidelines is no easy feat. Medicine is always changing and as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant you are …

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8 Online BS to MSPAS Programs for Physician Assistants

In 2020, the ARC-PA will require that all Physician Assistant programs are offered at the graduate level; eliminating Associate and Bachelor PA programs completely. While …

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The First Online Program for Physician Assistants is (Almost) Here

Physician Assistant Programs offered exclusively online are currently non existent. But pending approval at an ARC-PA meeting to be held this fall, Yale University may …

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5 Best Value Physician Assistant Programs

While enrolling in a PA program at a prestigious university may seem advantageous, it is not always the most financially feasible option, especially when factoring …

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Top 5 Most Expensive Physician Assistant Programs

For aspiring Physician Assistants who have already earned a bachelor’s degree, the next step is applying to a Master in Physician Assistant Studies Program at …

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The 5 Most Expensive BS/MS Physician Assistant Programs

While the traditional route to become a physician assistant can take years to complete, accelerated degree programs have become more common at universities and colleges …

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Should You Consider a Physician Assistant Residency?

We’ve been accused here at ThriveAP HQ of being nurse practitioner-centric. And, well, it’s true. We do tend to talk more about NPs than PAs …

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