Episode 13 – Food for Thought: Reframing Nutrition with Patients

Episode 13 – September 2019 Topic: Food for Thought: Reframing Nutrition with Patients Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guests: Ellen Mandel, MPA, PA-C, RDN, CDE Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by Abbott Nutrition. Resources: AAPA CME Central – Nutrition Toolkit Jean Ferrières – “The French paradox: lessons for other countries” American Diabetes Association…

Episode 12 – Tackling Opioid Use Disorder in the Hospital Setting

Episode 12 – April 2019 Topic: Tackling Opioid Use Disorder in the Hospital Setting Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Richard Bottner, PA-C Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by Indivior, a global specialty pharmaceutical company with a 20-year legacy of patient advocacy and health policy, as well as education on evidence-based treatment models. Resources:…

Episode 11 – Healthcare Provider Burnout

Episode 11 – March 2019 Topic: Healthcare Provider Burnout Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guests: Nelae Keene, PA-C, and Jay Somers, 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 Mental Health Initiative. This initiative leverages a collective impact change…

Episode 10 – Addressing Addiction in PA Practice

Episode 10 – January 2019 Topic: Addressing Addiction in PA Practice Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Gianni Migliaccio, PA-C Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by Indivior, a global specialty pharmaceutical company with a 20-year legacy of patient advocacy and health policy, as well as education on evidence-based treatment models. Resources: National Institute on…

Episode 9 – Diet Dialogue: Approaching Patient Conversations Using National Nutrition Data

Episode 9 – October 2018 Topic: Diet Dialogue: Approaching Patient Conversations Using National Nutrition Data Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guests: Chris Taylor, PhD, and Ashlyn Smith, PA-C Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by Abbott Nutrition. Resources: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999–2016 Survey Content Brochure Long Term Effects of a Lifestyle Intervention…

Episode 8 – National Trends in PA Leadership

Episode 8 – September 2018 Topic: National Trends in PA Leadership Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Andrea Lowe, PA-C, MHA Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by the American Academy of PAs. Resources: CHLM Case Study: “Utilizing PAs and NPs as autonomous clinicians in the clinic setting” CHLM Case Study: “Leadership Structure: System…

Episode 7 – Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorder

Episode 7 – June 2018 Topic: Extending the Practice Environment for Treating Patients with Opioid and Alcohol Use Disorder Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Christopher Ortiz, PA-C, EMT-P Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Clinical Trials Network Dissemination Initiative. Resources: CTN Dissemination Initiative Adolescent Substance Use Screening…

Episode 6 – Older Adult Flu Prevention

Episode 6 – December 2017 Topic: Older Adult Flu Prevention Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Don Solimini, PA-C, MHA, DFAAPA Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by Seqirus, a major contributor to the prevention of influenza globally. Resources: Be FLUent Initiative Overview Be FLUent – “The Impact of Influenza on Older Adults: The…

Episode 5 – Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Episode 5 – November 2017 Topic: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care, and experience that enables them to help people defeat other serious…

Episode 4 – Mental Health First Aid

Episode 4 – August 2017 Topic: Mental Health First Aid Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Susan Salahshor, PhD, PA-C, DFAAPA Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. Resources: Mental Health First Aid MHFA Course Evaluations Mental Health First Aid Efficacy: A Compilation of Research Efforts NPR Morning Edition: Mental Health…