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Highest Paying Physician Assistant Specialties
Many choices: Once graduated from an accredited pa program and passing certifying exams, many pa's work in primary care situations. They can also take additional specialty training and work as extenders in physician specialists' offices. Salaries depend on the practice and job offer. ...Read more
Terrific choice: PAs are in strong demand, get paid well and have a great deal of prestige. It is obviously a much shorter track than becoming a regular doctor so it is quicker and cheaper to become one. Yet you have frequently equivalent responsibilities and a strong likelihood of lifetime employment. Go for it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Call around: This is highly variable and the best way to find out is to call around and ask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take Science courses: You take undergraduate courses in science just like Pre Med Courses ...Read more
Recommended to a gastronolgist. Long trip to meet w him. Met with the physician assistant instead cause he was busy. Is that common for first consult?
Yes: It is a useful way to screen patients so the specialist is used to their best advantage. This is why the profession of physician's assistants was created. ...Read more
Whatever you want: You can do either one. Just have to look at the training requirements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you, as a physician, had to see either a physician assistant or a nurse practitioner which would you choose?
Either: Both are well trained. ...Read more
Same thing: Physician assistant (pa) education and training includes all specialties. In the course of their professional lives they accumulate knowledge in the area where they are working. A pa working in orthopedics or orthopedic surgery (which are the same thing) would have more orthopedic expertise than another in a non-orthopedic field. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Additonal training: Sometimes there are fellowship training sites for pas to get the additonal training. Most of the surgical training can be on the job training for pas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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