Episode 16 – PA School and Beyond: Perspectives From PA Student Leaders

Episode 16 – May 2020 Topic: PA School and Beyond: Perspectives From PA Student Leaders Hosts: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C, and Andrea Lowe, PA-C Guests: Cooper Couch, PA-S; Kaci Hardsock, PA-S; and Katie Ganser, PA-S Resources: AAPA Career Central – Become a PA AAPA Member Central – Pre-PA 9 Reasons to Become a PA 6 Steps…

Episode 15 – Meeting a Growing Need: PAs in Palliative Care

Episode 15 – March 2020 Topic: Meeting a Growing Need: PAs in Palliative Care Guest host: Andrea Lowe, PA-C Guests: Rose Direny-Jean, PA-C, and Rose Rutherford, PA-C Resources: PAs in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (PAHPM) – PAHPM.org Oman Medical Journal – “Palliative Care: Time for Action” Mayo Clinic – “Understanding Palliative Care and Hospice” BMJ Open…

Episode 14 – Beyond the Baby Blues: Addressing Postpartum Depression

Episode 14 – February 2020 Topic: Beyond the Baby Blues: Addressing Postpartum Depression Host: Andrea Lowe, PA-C Guests: Kathleen Ehrhardt, MMS, PA-C, and Jacob Wills, 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…

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…