As influential physicians increasingly recognize the value of their non-physician partners, the presence and roles of APPs in hospitals are undergoing tremendous growth. Furthermore, today’s APPs are often eager to expand their knowledge, skill base, and scope of practice, and many disciplines...

This free resource is a sample OPPE form for surgical PAs. MSPs can reference the form when tailoring evaluation materials to the desired expertise of their own advanced practice professionals (APP). The APP’s sponsoring physician, or other person involved in the care of the patients, should...

Practitioners’ scopes of practice are primarily established by the state, rather than the federal, government. Hospitals then determine allowed practice parameters within state boundaries. In other words, if a state has expanded the scope of an advanced practice professional’s (APP) practice,...

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