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  1. I am looking for some insight from any PA practicing in outpatient psychiatry, especially is TN or VA I heard from a colleague that there has been some issue with reimbursement in the outpatient psychiatry realm that is specific to PA services I wondered if anyone currently practicing in this specialty or anyone with knowledge about the situation could weigh in. Are PAs reimbursed at the normal rate or at a decreased rate? Are there discrepancies between reimbursement for medicare/Medicaid and commercial insurers? Thank you all in advance!
  2. Hey all! I didn't see a forum for Milligan's PA program, probably because it's still developing, so I thought I'd start one! Anyone interviewed/accepted yet?
  3. Hey everyone, If you are reading this you are likely looking at Bethel University as an option for PA school. Before you decide to follow through, please make sure that you take all things into account. Many 2nd and 3rd year students have had major issues with clinicals - these are hard to see as a first-year student. Please excuse grammar and formatting - this was written quickly, but after much consideration and continued frustrations. Here are some of the issues with the school after the first year: There are only 2 staff members setting up rotations for both the 2nd and 3rd year students (around 100 total). As a result… More than half of the students have been COMPLETELY setting up their own rotations (5 months into rotations at this time for the 2nd year students). This is because Paris, Jackson, and Nashville cannot house 50 (much less 100) students from Bethel. You are forced to set up your rotations because the school does not have connections outside of that 2-3 hour area (don’t let them fool you!). Several students have found out they are relocating STATES with as short as 4 day’s notice. They lie, flat out. There are 2 in particular that will not be mentioned by name, heavily involved in the clinical years, that will tell you they have reached out to your contacts when they have not- that your paperwork has been sent when it has not– that you have “nothing to worry about” when you don’t have a rotation set up for next week’s start date – that they are working “as hard as they can”, yet take time off at the drop of a hat while you are freaking out about not having a rotation in place. The school cannot admit where and when they are wrong. They have a justification for every issue they have and do not take suggestions on how to resolve those issues. The school will listen to you, but no action ever follows the conversation. They will feed you what you want to hear to calm your frustration, but they will not fix the underlying issues. We have lost 2 clinical recruiters in the last 6 months. The program director has put in a resignation for next month. There is no stability in positions that are critical for your success! If this is the only school that accepts you, please take it! The opportunity to become a PA-C is worth it, in my opinion. BUT, if you are accepted into another school, I strongly suggest considering those other options if you do not want to deal with the disorganization, lies, and absolute frustration during your clinical years.
  4. I didn't see a thread yet for the 2019-2020 cycle. Good luck to everyone applying!
  5. I thought I’d start this since I didn’t see any posts about this application cycle yet. Has anyone heard back besides the normal “we received your application” email?
  6. Starting this for new applicants. Just FYI the program DID gain accreditation, I've emailed one of the admins to place this topic under the accredited programs but no reply yet. Anyways goodluck!
  7. Hello! Has anyone heard back about an interview? Good luck to everyone!
  8. Hi all! I'm a post-grad new to Memphis and looking for a shadowing opportunity in the Memphis/Germantown/Collierville or even Mississippi area. I spent the last year working as an MA in derm and wound care, and currently have a flexible schedule! If you know anyone or might be interested, my email is: elbstuff@gmail.com, thank you!
  9. So I am a new grad and I'm from Middle Tennessee. Sadly I cannot really relocate at this time, but I'm willing to commute a good distance. Despite that it seems nobody around here is hiring new grads. I've submitted 30-40 CVs so far and only received one call. I've started to just walk into places and introduce myself, handing in my resume even if they aren't hiring. That being said, I still have not gotten any calls or emails. Has anybody else had this problem? Is Middle TN just over saturated? Or is this just because I'm not a Trevecca grad?
  10. Just wanted to start a new forum for the first cycle of applicants at Milligan College!
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