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Pa Physician Assistant
Depends: This depends on state and facility guidelines. ...Read more
I had nevous sebacous removed from my head almost two years ago in a office setting by a physician assistant are PA aloud to do surgeries like that?
Sure: Under supervision of course. Whatever the supervising physician thinks the assistant can handle. I could teach a high school kid to do it safely in an afternoon with time left over. Glad you got that thing off. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is it common to use a NP or PA for primary care visits instead of the actual physician? It's hard to get appt w/ the dr & wonder if a NP is good?
NP: If your ailments are chronic or simple in nature than a NP (Nurse Practitioner) would be your best bet if you are having difficulty seeing a physician. ...Read more
No very different.: A physician's assistant actually provides medical care under a doctor's supervision. They have several years of post secondary education. They earn an average of > $81, 000 per year. A medical assistant usually has 6 months to 1 year of training. Not all states require certification. They assist with administrative & clinical duties.They earn $19, 000 to $28, 000 annually. ...Read more
It is possible that a physician assistant prescribe basic medications for family members or friends?
Not recommended: Not recommended, but they can, but are prohibited from prescribing controlled substance to family members just like physicians are, check your own states rules. ...Read more
NP vs PA: Nps and pas may overlap in many aspects of being physician extenders. Nurse practicianers obtain a bachelors degree in nursing and then additional training to be a np. Physician assistance usually obtain a masters degree. ...Read more
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