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Did you know that you can check out great stories like a PA and former Navy SEAL starring in a new movie or a PA student-led pediatric oral health event in Arizona, and even get a great cheesecake recipe on your mobile phone? Kick back and relax with the December issue of PA Professional on your phone while at the airport or on those long car rides home for the holidays. Download the PA Pro app now!

Did you know that you can check out great stories like a PA and former Navy SEAL starring in a new movie or a PA student-led pediatric oral health event in Arizona, and even get a great cheesecake recipe on your mobile phone? Kick back and relax with the December issue of PA Professional on your phone while at the airport or on those long car rides home for the holidays. Download the PA Pro app now!

Hurry! Register today and get low Cyber Monday rates until Dec.1!

Register today and get low Cyber Monday rates until

HIV Care Continuum Shows Where Improvements are Needed.   According to the 2014 Vital Signs report from the CDC, viral suppression is key for people living with HIV. Viral suppression means having very low levels of HIV in the body, even though the virus is still there.  This infographic shows where improvements are needed in the HIV care continuum. Click to view large image and read text description.

HIV medicines help people achieve viral suppression, which means having very low levels of HIV in the body even though the virus is still there.

Transitioning from the classroom to clinical rotations can be daunting, so we asked our Distinguished Fellows to provide advice for students on clinical rotations in a new series #ClinicalTip. Wendell Wharton, PA-C, DFAAPA shared a mnemonic device for assessing and diagnosing pain.

Transitioning from the classroom to clinical rotations can be daunting, so we asked our Distinguished Fellows to provide advice for students on clinical rotations in a new series #ClinicalTip. Wendell Wharton, PA-C, DFAAPA shared a mnemonic device for assessing and diagnosing pain.

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First big trip to America back in My late great auntie from North California met me there. Was so over awed with it all but the Golden Gate Bridge did remind me of the Humber Bridge!

Conference registration is now open!    Low Cyber Monday rates available now through December 1.  Earn up to 40 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME at the world’s largest PA conference!   5 Days. 6,000 Attendees. Unlimited Possibilities.

Conference registration is now open! Low Cyber Monday rates available now through December Earn up to 40 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME at the world’s largest PA conference!

Even Captain America knows America Loves PAs! #PAweek   h/t @physicianassist for sharing this on Twitter

Even Captain America knows America Loves PAs! #PAweek h/t @physicianassist for sharing this on Twitter

Have you seen this? It's great! PAEA teaches media How to Spell Physician Assistant.  #PA #noapostropheinPA

PAEA teaches media How to Spell Physician Assistant.

We love PAs and want to see you in action! Whether you're traveling locally or domestically, at home, or just on the go, snap a photo of you and your digital PA Pro to show where you read it for a chance to win!

We love PAs and want to see you in action! Whether you're traveling locally or domestically, at home, or just on the go, snap a photo of you and your digital PA Pro to show where you read it for a chance to win!

The flexibility PAs have to practice medicine in so many ways led @mdandersoncc to dub them the "stem cells" of the organization.  What a compliment!

The flexibility PAs have to practice medicine in so many ways led MD Anderson to dub them the "stem cells" of the organization. What a compliment!

The flexibility PAs have to practice medicine in so many ways led MD Anderson to dub them the "stem cells" of the organization.  What a compliment!

The flexibility PAs have to practice medicine in so many ways led MD Anderson to dub them the "stem cells" of the organization. What a compliment!

Congratulations to the Rocky Mountain College PA program graduates featured in the local Billings Gazette! Earn attention for your program's graduation with a press release and invite your local media to your graduation ceremony. Celebrate your hard work and make some noise about the profession in your community. #PAstudents #PAschool #PhysicianAssistant  Image courtesy of Billings Gazette.

Thirty-one new physician assistants slipped on their long-sleeved white coats for the first time Saturday morning during graduation at Rocky Mountain College.

Can you guess which region had the highest prevalence of obesity? Check out this map and study here: http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/prevalence-maps.html #obesity #cdc

Obesity prevalence map of the United States. Darker colors indicate a higher percentage of obesity in the state. (according to BMI)