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…

Episode 3 – Oral Health

Episode 3 – July 2017 Topic: Oral health Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Melinda Thomas, PA-C Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by the National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health with funding from the DentaQuest Foundation and the Arcora Foundation. Resources: Smiles for Life Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care Practice Oral Health: An…

Episode 2 – Mood Disorders and Depression

Episode 2 – July 2017 Topic: Mood disorders and depression Host: James Millward, DMSc, PA-C Guest: Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC Support for this episode of Vital Minds is provided by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. Resources: Assessing and measuring cognitive function in major depressive disorder Evidence for Neurocognitive Improvement After Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review Validation…