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PA Education

Stay current, connected, and confident, from rotations to recertification.




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Rotation Crash Course

  • FREE podcast to get you up to speed for every PA core rotation
  • Show notes including tables, diagrams, and resources to build your confidence for your first day and beyond
  • Continuous support to balance the challenges of your clinical year, crush your PANCE, and land your ideal job
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    End of Rotation Practice Exams

  • 7 practice core rotation exams (800+ questions)
  • Written by PAs, for future PAs
  • FREE with AAPA membership

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    Certification and Recertification

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  • 72+ hours of on-demand, comprehensive video education
  • 2270 questions and detailed answer explanations in an adaptive Qbank
  • Up to 253 credits of AAPA Category 1 CME
  • Detailed performance data to focus your study time
  • Pass guarantee

  • Want just the questions? Try AAPA Qbank.

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    AAPA PANRE-LA Reference Guide

  • Searchable reference guide following the NCCPA PANRE Exam Blueprint
  • Written and peer-reviewed by our team of seasoned PA-Cs
  • Up to 18.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits

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    AAPA General Practice Self-Assessment

  • 100+ question self-assessment spanning the wide array of primary care topics seen general clinical practice
  • Detailed reports and answer explanations
  • 20 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits
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    AAPA Emergency Medicine Self-Assessment

  • 100+ question self-assessment spanning the wide array of emergency medicine topics seen every shift
  • Detailed reports and answer explanations
  • 24 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits
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    Other CME Resources

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    AAPA Primary Care RAP (Reviews and Perspectives) Podcast

  • Engaging, practical Primary Care content every month hosted by PAs
  • Written summaries and pearls
  • Up to 42 AMA Category 1 Credits™ per year
  • 3 months free for AAPA members
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    OUD Decoded: A DEA-Compliant Audio Course

  • 7 episodes of Opioid and Substance Use Disorders content
  • Satisfy DEA training requirement with 8 hours of audio education
  • Episode summaries to supplement audio segments
  • Up to 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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    Mental Health Bootcamp

  • Learn to confidently diagnose and manage the most common mental health conditions
  • 16+ hours of engaging video taught by experts in psychology, psychiatry and primary care
  • Printable summaries and quick references
  • Earn up to 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™
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    Radiology Bootcamp: Plain Films

  • Walk through detailed PACS system case studies with top radiologists
  • 16+ hours of engaging video lectures with a systematic approach to reading plain films
  • Printable quick reference guides
  • Earn up to 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™ (includes credit for the 100-question assessment)
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    Meet the Faculty


    Katie Iverson, MPAS, PA-C

    Director of Education, Hippo Education
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Carver College of Medicine

    Katie Iverson has spent most of her clinical tenure working in Emergency Medicine, but her true passion is medical education. She counts every day teaching and mentoring medical and PA students to be a gift. She has been awarded several interdisciplinary teaching awards at the Carver College of Medicine. She is an avid fan of Hawkeye Football and her Star Wars Lego collection is the envy of all who have ever enjoyed assembling those beautiful little colored bricks.


    Chelsey Meachum, MPAS, PA-C, DScPAS

    Senior Medical Editor, Hippo Education

    Chelsey Meachum attended the University of Iowa Physician Assistant Program. She has been a certified PA for over 10 years and has spent the majority of her career practicing in Women’s Health. She also worked as an independent contractor for the U.S. military in Fort Bliss, Texas clearing soldiers with pre- and post-deployment physical and mental health assessments. She received her Doctoral degree in Physician Assistant Studies with a concentration in Educational Leadership in 2020. Chelsey works as a Medical Editor for all of the PA products at Hippo Education. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their young daughter, enjoying the outdoors, reading, and traveling.


    Adrian Banning, MMS, PA-C, DHSc

    Faculty, Delaware Valley University
    Physician Assistant Program

    Dr. Banning has been a full-time PA educator since 2008, having taught many different topics and having led many different courses with particular experience teaching evidence-based medicine topics and clinical medicine. Since 2008, she has held multiple roles including Research Coordinator and Director of Innovation and Development.

    Adrian's clinical focus is primary care, having had a proud focus on the veteran population before transitioning to education and research. She has also provided primary care in an acute psychiatric setting. Dr. Banning is interested in utilizing and applying evidence-based medicine and education effectively, adult learning strategies, improving empathetic patient-provider communication and the overlap between art and science. Adrian is a first-generation college student and supports increasing diversity and pay equity in the PA profession. Dr. Banning finds the greatest reward as an educator to be supporting students in meeting their educational and career goals while maintaining their well-being.


    Kristopher R. Maday, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA

    Associate Professor, Program Director
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Physician Assistant Program

    Kristopher Maday is the program director for the Physician Assistant Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. He has been a practicing PA since 2007 and has experience in trauma, surgery, critical care, emergency medicine, internal medicine, and nutritional support. He has been a full-time academician since 2011 and has won several institutional and national awards for PA education and teaching. He has authored/co-authored thirteen peer reviewed articles, nine textbook chapters, and has twenty-seven regional and national presentations.


    Vicky Pittman, MPAP, PA-C

    VP of Education, Hippo Education

    Vicky Pittman attended the Keck School of Medicine of USC Physician Assistant Program. Since graduation she has worked in emergency medicine and urgent care in Oregon, New Jersey, and Tennessee. She serves as an Adjunct Professor for South College PA program in Knoxville, TN and has precepted numerous PA and NP students. In her free time, she loves hiking around eastern Tennessee with her family and her fluffy corgi, Sir Winston Furchill.


    Paul Jhun, MD FAAEM

    University of California San Francisco
    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco in the Department of Emergency Medicine, winner of multiple teaching awards including Faculty of the Year at the University of Southern California. Paul, a sweets connoisseur, has been known to whip up a mean monkey bread from time to time.


    Aaron Bright, MD

    Assistant Professor, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

    Dr. Bright graduated from the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine and completed an internship in internal medicine before training in emergency medicine at the LAC+USC Dept. of Emergency Medicine where he served as Chief resident. From there he went into community practice in the Los Angeles area eventually becoming medical director at a major metropolitan hospital. He later returned to academics as Assistant Professor and medical director of the emergency department at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is the co-founder and CEO of Hippo Education.

    About Hippo Education


    Lifelong learning should be something you look forward to. It should remind you why you practice medicine, not just how.

    At Hippo, we’re a world-class group of clinicians obsessed with delivering a lasting impact far beyond CME credit. We make practice-changing education that respects your time, attention span, and humanity. So when you choose Hippo, you’re choosing what’s best for you, all while delivering a higher standard of care for your patients.

    So if you’re tired of CME that just checks the boxes…

    And you’re looking for a community of like-minded people who are learning, growing, and doing their best work together…

    Welcome! Come join us to see how good education can really be.


    Learn From the Best PA Educators in the World

    Practice-changing education that makes every minute count 


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    Contact us to find out more at  support@hippoeducation.com