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PAI 17: Medical Ethics Interview Questions

If you are interviewing for PA school, you can expect questions on ethics.  Medical ethics is the study of right and wrong in the medical setting, and many students stumble on them and show their weakness.  But with some learning and practice, this can be an area of your interview that sets you apart from [...]

PAI 16: Difficult Patients

If you plan on going into medicine, you need to know right now, that not all of your patients will be appreciative, communicative, reasonable, or even NORMAL. Most patients are great, but there are also plenty of odd, demanding, impatient, inappropriate, or otherwise difficult people who it will be your job to help.  Don't let [...]

PAI 15: Knowing Your Limits as a PA

There comes a time for any practitioner when a patient or problem is beyond you. PAs, just like physicians, are trained to know when that is.  But how do you know?  And what about mistakes and avoiding them?  How does it work when you're new to the PA scope of practice?  To be a good [...]

PAI 14: PAs and Continuing Medical Education

Once you graduate from PA school, the learning isn't over.  Sure, you learn on the job, but there's still official learning to do. To maintain your license and national certification, there are specific requirements.  In this episode we cover what you have to do to maintain your license and cert with continuing medical education (CME).

PAI 13: Application Vital Signs

What are the big factors that determine the strength of your application to PA school overall? Probably the most common question we have been asked at Inside PA Training is "What are my chances of getting in?"  Well, you know about vital signs of physical health like blood pressure and pulse, but do you know [...]