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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?

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

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What does a surgical physician assistant do?

What does a surgical physician assistant do?

Helps the surgeon: Surgery is very complicated and the surgeon needs to be assisted in the use of some of the instruments. ...Read more

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Should I become a nurse practitioner or physician assistant?

Should I become a nurse practitioner or physician assistant?

Whatever you want: You can do either one. Just have to look at the training requirements. ...Read more

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How do a nurse practitioner and a physician assistant differ?

PA vs NP: Training and education>pa has less training and education than np who must be a registered nurse before going for the np degree. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is physician assistant and a medical assistant the same?

Hoping you can tell me, is physician assistant and a medical assistant the same?

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

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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

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What is physician assistant vs nurse clinician?

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