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PANCE Gastroenterology and Nutrition PEARLS | NCCPA Content Blueprint
The NCCPA™ PANCE and PANRE GI and Nutrition Content Blueprint 6 types of Diseases of the Esophagus 5 types of Disorders of the Stomach 3 types of Diseases of the Gallbladder 3 types of Disorders of the Liver 2 types of Disorders of the Pancreas 13 types of Diseases of the Small Intestine and Colon …
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This manual is a compilation of helpful hints, high yield facts, and introductions to many clinical topics that you will encounter in your clinical years of medical education
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“It is the curse of humanity that it learns to tolerate even the most horrible situations by habituation.” 
A Moral Understanding of Public Health Virchow's triad is named after the eminent German physician Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902). It describes the three broad categories of factors that are thought to...
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This is as important for the PA job interview as it is when you have an interview with a PA school. The thank you letter is under-appreciated and very, very important!
The following is an excerpt from the book Cut the Crap, Get a Job! a New Job Search Process for a New Era.  It's the third in this series. Many people forget the post-interview work that needs to b...
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There is a ton of scientific evidence that proves the importance of NONVERBAL CUES that govern how we think and feel about ourselves. We tend to ignore the importance of these nonverbal cues in fav...
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Every night before bed my wife and I take time as a family to read to our kids. I love fairy tales as teaching tools. I particular love the story of the princess who had to kiss a frog in order to ...
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PANCE Genitourinary Pearls | NCCPA Content Blueprint
The NCCPA™ PANCE and PANRE Genitourinary Content Blueprint 9 types of GU tract conditions 6 types of infectious and inflammatory conditions 5 types of GU neoplastic diseases 7 types of renal diseases 2 types of fluid and electrolyte disorders Acid Base Disorders Total: 30 conditions GU Tract Conditions (PEARLS) The NCCPA™ PANCE and PANRE Genitourinary Content …
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One of the hardest parts of PA school training is that we must fail when it counts and often we must fail on somebody else.

It’s hard enough to fail on ourselves, the fear of failing our patients can cause one to lose sleep at night. I know because I have had many sleepless nights.

In school, you're given the lessons first. Once you begin clinical rotations (or life in general) you're given the mistake first and then it’s up to you to find the lesson.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.  - Winston Churchill Success is a Poor Teacher We learn the most about ourselves when we fail… so don't be afrai...
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In this post I try to answer the question "What is the best way to get the direct patient care experience you need to be a PA?" If you have some suggestions, head over to the post and leave a comment.
I could probably summarize this entire blog post in one sentence: "THE MORE HANDS-ON MEDICAL EXPERIENCE YOU HAVE, THE STRONGER YOU WILL BE AS A CANDIDATE."  received this email yesterday from a rea...
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The following is an excerpt from the book Cut the Crap, Get a Job! a New Job Search Process for a New Era. In preparation of your next job or PA school interview I will be running a series of excer...
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60 days of PANCE and PANRE Board Review Questions and Answers delivered directly to your inbox. It is an easy and fun way to learn!

 - A new question will be delivered to your inbox each day.
-  Choose your answer and follow the link to see if you were right.
-  It’s 100% Free. Honestly, I do this because I love to see people pass their boards the first time!
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One of the biggest sources of discontent is comparing yourself to other people, or your life to what you see others doing. Or what you've accomplished compared to what others have done. “I wish I w...
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I'm Stephen, a proud family practice Physician Assistant with 10 years of clinical experience. My goal is to build a useful resource for practicing PA's, PA students and prospective PA's. Provide free and affordable review materials and create a community of compassionate PA's who want to make a positive difference in the world!
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