Provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, and counsel patients. May, in some cases, prescribe medication. Must graduate from an accredited educational program for physician assistants.
Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C), Clinical Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant, Family Practice Physician Assistant, General Surgery Physician Assistant, Midlevel Provider, Orthopaedic Physician Assistant, Orthopedic Physician Assistant, Physician Assistant (PA), Physician Assistant Certified (PAC), Physician Extender, Physician's Assistant, Surgical Physician Assistant
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