Episode 26 – The Role of Peer Support Specialists in Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse

Episode 26 – August 2022 Topic: The Role of Peer Support Specialists in Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guests: Richard Bottner, DHA, PA-C, CPHQ, and Jessi Davis, MHPS, RSPS Resources: View the Foundation’s full suite of resources: “Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse in Special Patient Populations” National Association of Peer Supporters (N.A.P.S.) N.A.P.S.…

Episode 25 – Mild Cognitive Impairment: The Importance of Early Screening and Intervention

Episode 25 – July 2022 Topic: Mild Cognitive Impairment: The Importance of Early Screening and Intervention Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guests: Cynthia (Dunn) Beam, MPAS, PA-C, and Rebecca Loomis, MSPAS, PA-C Resources: Montreal Cognitive Assessment (The MoCA Test) Mini-Cog© – Quick Screening for Early Dementia Detection Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) The Gerontological Society of…

Episode 24 – Addressing Food Allergy: Working with Patients and Caregivers

Episode 24 – May 2022 Topic: Addressing Food Allergy: Working with Patients and Caregivers Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guests: Amanda Michaud, MMS, PA-C, AE-C, DMSc Fellow, and Brian Bizik, MS, PA-C Resources: National Library of Medicine PubMed.gov – Randomized trial of peanut consumption in infants at risk for peanut allergy NIAID – Addendum Guidelines for…

Episode 21 – Health Inequities: Understanding Data and Bridging the Care Gap

Episode 21 – February 2021 Topic: Health Inequities: Understanding Data and Bridging the Care Gap Host: Andrea Lowe, PA-C Guests: Deanna Bridge Najera, PA-C, and Tori Marsh, MPH Support for this episode is provided by GoodRx, a company that believes everyone deserves affordable and convenient healthcare, with a focus on helping people find the best care…

Episode 20 – Telemedicine, Treating Pain, and the Prescription Decision

Episode 20 – February 2021 Topic: Telemedicine, Treating Pain, and the Prescription Decision Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Jeremy Adler, DMSc, PA-C Support for this episode is provided by Allied Against Opioid Abuse, a national education and awareness initiative to help prevent the abuse and misuse of prescription opioids. Resources: Allied Against Opioid Abuse CDC…

Episode 19 – Mind Shift: Taking Whole-Person Care From Concept to Practice

Episode 19 – January 2021 Topic: Mind Shift: Taking Whole-Person Care From Concept to Practice Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guests: Amber Danielecki Buzzi, MSPAS, PA-C, and Phyllis Peterson, MPAS, PA-C This episode of Vital Minds is a collaborative effort between the nccPA Health Foundation and the PA Foundation and is part of the PArtners in…

Episode 18 – Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse

Episode 18 – August 2020 Topic: Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Laura Katers, MS, MCHS, PA-C Resources: View the Foundation’s full suite of resources: “Preventing Prescription Opioid Misuse: Empowering Future Providers Through Education” View other SUD resources, including “Shutting Down Stigma Against SUD” video

Episode 17 – COVID-19: Emotional Toll on Healthcare Providers

Episode 17 – June 2020 Topic: COVID-19: Emotional Toll on Healthcare Providers Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guests: Catherine Judd, MS, PA-C, CAQ-Psychiatry, DFAAPA, and Charles Raison, MD Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. Resources: National Center for PTSD – “Managing Healthcare Workers’ Stress Associated with the COVID-19…