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Patty Jean Scholting, PA-C

Assistant Professor

Patty Scholting

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Patty Jean Scholting, PA-C

Assistant Professor


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NAME: Scholting, Patty J., MPAS, MPH, PA-C

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Professor, Director of Curriculum, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

EDUCATION/TRAINING
Des Moines University Medical Center, Des Moines, IA BS 2000 Physician Assistant Studies
 
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE MPAS 2012 Physician Assistant Studies
 
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE College of Public Health   MPH 2015 Community Oriented Primary Care
   
A.    Personal Statement
I have been a physician assistant for the past 22 years practicing in general internal medicine in Nebraska.  In 2008, I accepted an academic appointment at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Physician Assistant Program in Omaha, NE.  My role in the Physician Assistant Program is Assistant Professor and Director of Didactic Education. I have completed my masters in public health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health with a concentration in Community Oriented Primary Care.  My master’s project focused on nutrition education for health care providers serving in rural and underserved areas of Nebraska. In 2017, I accepted an academic appointment at Creighton University School of Medicine as Assistant Professor, Director of Curriculum in the Physician Assistant Program. My academic interests are in curriculum development/implementation and assessment. 
 
B.    Positions and Honors
 
Positions and Employment
2000-2006       Physician Assistant, General Internal Medicine, Oakview Internal Medicine, Omaha, NE
 
2006-Present  Physician Assistant, General Internal Medicine, MRHS, Omaha, NE
 
2008-2016   Assistant Professor, Director of Didactic Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center Physician Assistant Program, Omaha, NE
 
2016-2017  Physician Assistant, Nebraska Medicine, Omaha, NE
 
2018-Present  Assistant Professor, Director of Curriculum, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
 
Honors
   2000    Alpha Eta Society, Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa
   2010    Pat McClaughry Physician Assistant Fellowship, UNMC, Omaha, NE
   2013    UNMC, SAHP, Excellence in Teaching Award, Omaha, NE
   
Other Experience and Professional Memberships
2008-Present    Member, American College of Physicians (ACP)
 
2008-Present    Member, Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)
 
2000-Present    Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
 
2000-Present    Board of Directors, Nebraska Academy of Physician                                                     Assistants (NAPA)
 
     2006-2015    Executive BOD, Secretary, Nebraska Coalition for Patient                                          Safety
 
     2010-2016       Exam Development Committee, Item writer NCCPA
 
2011-2015   Government Relations and External Affairs, Committee, PAEA
 
2017-Present   Exam Development Board, Item writer, PAEA  
 
C.  Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications
 
Ritsema, TS, Bingenheimer, JB, Scholting, PJ, Cawley, JF. Differences in the Delivery of Health Education to Patients with Chronic Disease by Provider Type, 2005-2009.
Prev Chronic Dis 2014; 130175. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd11.130175
 
Scholting, PJ, Internal Medicine, In: Physician Assistant, A Guide to Clinical Practice, 6th ed., Elsevier, Chapter 26, page 309-312. 
 
Hoffman, EJ and Scholting, PJ, Patient Education, In: Physician Assistant, A Guide to Clinical Practice, 6th ed., Elsevier, Chapter 23, page 280-289.
 
Hanson C, Staskiewicz A, Woscyna G, Lyden E, Ritsema T, Scholting P, Norman J, Miller C. The Frequency and Confidence of Health Care Practitioners in Encountering and Addressing Nutrition Related Issues. Journal of Allied Health Professions. 2016:45(1)54-61(8).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 

Teaching Interests

  • Internal Medicine

Research Focus

Graduate medical education
Curriculum design 
Assessment

Department

Health Professions

Position

Assistant Professor

Articles

  • Journal of Allied Health Professions
    Hanson C, Staskiewicz A, Woscyna G, Lyden E, Ritsema T, Scholting P, Norman J, Miller C. The Frequency and Confidence of Health Care Practitioners in Encountering and Addressing Nutrition Related Issues. Journal of Allied Health Professions. 2016:45(1)54-61(8).
    2016:45(1)54-61(8), p. pages 54-61 2016
  • Prevention of Chronic Disease
    Ritsema TS, Bingenheimer, JB, Scholting, P, Cawley, JF. Differences in the Delivery of Health Education to Patients with Chronic Disease by Provider Type, 2005-2009. Prev Chronic Dis 2014; 11:130175. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd11.130175
    2014; 11:130175, p. 2014; 11:130175 2014

Presentations

  • E Hoffman, C Sasek, P Scholting; Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs): Tools for Assessment; Physician Assistant Education Forum; 2018 October 26: Anaheim, California  2018
  • Scholting, PJ; Hanson, C; Lyden, E; Miller, C; Norman, J; Ritsema, T; Staskiewicz, A; Woscyna, G.  The Frequency and Confidence of Health Care Practitioners in Encountering and Addressing Nutrition Related Issues, 2015 November 13; PAEA, Washington, D.C. 2015
  • Ritsema, T and Scholting, PJ; Differences in the Delivery of Health Education to Patients with Chronic Disease by Provider Type, 2005-2009; 2014 May 2; AAMC, Washington, D.C. 2014
  • Ritsema, T and Scholting, PJ; Differences in the Delivery of Health Education to Patients with Chronic Disease by Provider Type, 2005-2009; 2013 July 17; University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. 2013
  • Scholting, PJ; Charting Your Way to Practice Improvement: Effective Teamwork: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants; American College Of Physicians (ACP) Webinars for the 21st Century Patient-Centered Practice; 2010 April 13 – 29. 2010