US Army Physician Assistant Handbook (Hardcover)

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The Army physician assistant (PA) has an important role throughout Army medicine. This handbook will describe the myriad positions and organizations in which PAs play leadership roles in management and patient care. Chapters also cover PA education, certification, continuing training, and career progression. Topics include the Interservice PA Program, assignments at the White House and the Old Guard (3d US Infantry Regiment), and roles in research and recruiting, as well as the PA’s role in emergency medicine, aeromedical evacuation, clinical care, surgery, and occupational health.

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The Army Medical Department has been training military physician assistants since 1973. Currently over 800 Army PA are stationed globally, serving as force multipliers throughout military medicine to ensure force health protection. Army PAs receive the same education as civilian PAs and are fully certified and recognized by the PA professional associations.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780160944079
ISBN-10: 0160944074
Publisher: Department of the Army
Publication Date: May 1st, 2018
Pages: 493
Language: English