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Physician Assistants (PAs) may work within a physician's office, a hospital, academic administration, or other healthcare settings. This type of medical professional works with a team of other healthcare professionals to prevent, manage, and treat human illness or injury.

Basic Physician Assistant (PA) tasks include: performing examinations, order or conduct tests on patients, interpret tests, diagnose patients, educate patients on conditions or illnesses, manage a patient's illness or injury, perform procedures, prescribe medications, perform clinical research, and may assist in surgery.

The scope of a Physician Assistant's (PA) practice may determine what illnesses or injuries may be seen or what exact tasks may be done. Fields such as emergency medicine, critical care, orthopedics, neurology, and surgery are some of the medical disciplines that a Physician Assistant (PA) may focus on. Due to the wide variety of PAs, the demand for this type of medical professional is always increasing.


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