The Physician Assistant's Business Practice And Legal Guide / Edition 1

The Physician Assistant's Business Practice And Legal Guide / Edition 1

by Michele Roth-Kauffman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763726745

ISBN-13: 9780763726744

Pub. Date: 08/08/2005

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

This text is offered as a medical legal resource of the physician assistant profession. It is intended for use through all phases of the professional development of the physician assistant, from the high school student sorting through options in career choices, to physician assistant students, practicing physician assistants and supervisory physicians, or those who…  See more details below

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This text is offered as a medical legal resource of the physician assistant profession. It is intended for use through all phases of the professional development of the physician assistant, from the high school student sorting through options in career choices, to physician assistant students, practicing physician assistants and supervisory physicians, or those who are considering practicing with a physician assistant. The history and development of the profession is reviewed, allowing an understanding of the role the physician assistant plays in the healthcare team approach to patient care. The scope of practice is defined, along with the key collaboration between the physician assistant and the supervising physician. Regulatory requirements are delineated by state, including basic requirements and maintenance of licensure and certification.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763726744
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
08/08/2005
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
549
Sales rank:
715,517
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1The physician assistant profession1
Ch. 2Scope of practice29
Ch. 3Maintaining certification and licensure178
Ch. 4Prescriptive authority315
Ch. 5Employment issues387
Ch. 6Negligence and medical malpractice431
Ch. 7Risk management456
Ch. 8The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996469
Ch. 9Evaluation and management coding493
Ch. 10Reimbursement for PA services507
Ch. 11Political and legislative action522
Ch. 12Ethics : principles and guidelines in practice527

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