Patty J. Scholting, MPAS
Patty J. Scholting, MPAS

Patty J. Scholting, MPAS

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

Expertise/Specializations

  • Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Medical Education

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Physician Assistant Program

Biography


NIH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

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 18 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 master’s 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       Test 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).
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
       
 
 
 
 
 

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • 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)., Journal of Allied Health Professions, 2016:45(1)54-61(8), pages 54-61, 2016
  • 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, Prevention of Chronic Disease, 2014; 11:130175, 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

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Graduate medical education
    Curriculum design 
    Assessment