Boston University has updated the content of its SCOPE of Pain training offerings to reflect the latest research in safe opioid prescribing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires all providers who write prescriptions for extended-release opioid analgesics to undergo risk evaluation and mitigation strategy training. Boston University provides this training through its SCOPE of […]
The Mayo Clinic Hospital Internal Medicine PA Fellowship is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 class, and postgraduate PAs are encouraged to apply. Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, offers a one-year post-graduate fellowship in hospital internal medicine over three tracks: traditional hospitalist, critical care medicine, or hematology/oncology. The curriculum contains diverse didactic instruction and […]
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently announced the recipients of their 2018 Provider’s Clinical Support System (PCSS) – Universities grants. The purpose of these three-year grants is to increase access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) by expanding the availability of MAT waiver training in medical, PA, and nurse practitioner programs. Among the 28 […]
PA programs received some good news this week from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as CMS released a final rule that will allow preceptors of PA students to receive practice improvement credit towards Medicare Part B reimbursement.
Hurricanes Irma and Maria recently battered the U.S. Virgin Islands, including Barry University’s St. Croix PA program. Now, their 70 displaced students are seeking new locations for clinical rotations closer to their family and friends who are helping them in the aftermath. Starting on November 13 and continuing through next year, rotations are needed in […]