Physician Assistant Boards Podcast: Exam Review | Medicine | PANCE Preparation |

Should we do away with universal routine pelvic exams? According to the USPSTF they may be causing more harm than good. In this short video, I discuss the potential downfall to routine pelvic exams.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:21pm EDT

Today, we'll discuss signs, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatment options for both chlamydia and gonorrhea. This is a clinical talk - meaning we'll go over real world scenarios (a little different when compared to board review).

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Direct download: Chlamydia__Gnorrrhea.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40pm EDT

Do you know who needs to be screened. We'll quickly go over that while elaborating on the different ways to screen, including the reverse order of testing as described by the CDC. Finally, I'll clarify what to do with the results - false positive, false negative, or accurate?

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Direct download: Syphillis_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:01am EDT

Today, we are going to be reviewing everything you need to know about prostate cancer screening. We'll go over the PSA, DRE, TRUS, and biopsy. We'll answer the following questions:

1. Who should be screened?
2. How often should they be screened?
3. What are the problems with screening?
4. What do we do with an abnormal result?

Everything you need packed into 15 minutes ;)

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Direct download: PSA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:56pm EDT

Today we are going to be speaking with Bernard, who's an orthopedic physician assistant practicing in New York Presbyterian/Queens. He has been in orthopedics for 7 years and shares his experience and what he has learned along the way. This interview is filled with pearls for those interested in the profession.

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Direct download: Bernard_Andre_Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

After 10 years, the CDC finally updated their guidelines for RMSF. Today, we are going to review the presentation and treatment options for rocky mountain spotted fever. Left untreated, this carries a 20% mortality rate - so don't miss it!

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Direct download: 102_PA_Boards_102__Rocky_Mountain_Spotted_Fever.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:26pm EDT

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Tracy Lindstrom who is in her last semester as a DNP student. She has 10 years of experience as a nurse (MICU, home health, and case management). She shares her journey and the difficulties that come along with pursuing a career in medicine while being hearing impaired. If you're interested in sharing your story - please send an email to: andrew@physicianassistantboards.com

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Direct download: 101_PA_Boards_101__Interview_w_Tracy_DNP_student.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:12pm EDT

We are going to discuss the multiple etiologies, signs, symptoms, labs, and treatment options for balanitis. It's important to know the etiologies because it's not always due to fungal infections and sometimes a more serious etiology can masquerade as balanitis.

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Direct download: 101_PA_Boards_101__Balanitis_a_Clinical_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:09pm EDT

Today we're going to discuss abortive and prophylactic therapies for migraine. We'll go into the pharmacology to help you create a game plan for your patients. Enjoy :)

 

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Direct download: 100_PA_Boards_100__Migraine_Pharmacology.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:02pm EDT

Today we're going to be speaking with Josh Estrada - whos a Drexel University PA student. He recently finished didactic and is starting clinical rotations. He shares his experience including things that worked and didn't work to help him get through the first year. He gives some great advice - have a listen!

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Direct download: 99_PA_Boards_99__Interview_Drexel_University_Student_Josh.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:50pm EDT