We’re all navigating the same murky waters right now. Reach out to your colleagues, and share with each other – whether it’s protocols, research articles, or any other relevant information that you found helpful. Contribute to the pool of knowledge.
“We’re highly trained medical professionals and people trust us. Own it! Keep educating your patients, friends, family members, neighbours, and social media networks on the seriousness of this situation and what they can do.”
– SHARI YASIN, CCPA, CANADIAN FAMILY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
The effort of every single health care worker counts at this time.
If there’s an opportunity to get more involved at work or in a different capacity, do what you can! I’ve certainly stepped it up a level.
When there’s a post-mortem analysis on how each country handled this pandemic, and what could have been done better, I sincerely hope Canada is among the countries that (mostly) got it right. And PAs will play an important role in how this all shakes out.