Physician Assistants: Policy and Practice / Edition 3

Physician Assistants: Policy and Practice / Edition 3

by Roderick S. Hooker, James F. Cawley, David P. Asprey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803618123

ISBN-13: 9780803618121

Pub. Date: 12/11/2009

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Explore the past, present, and future of PA practice. The authors, noted educators, researchers, and practitioners, draw on extensive research to trace the evolution of the PA’s roles and responsibilities in the delivery of health care services. Their presentation of historical content balanced with discussions of the ethical, educational, legislative, and

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Explore the past, present, and future of PA practice. The authors, noted educators, researchers, and practitioners, draw on extensive research to trace the evolution of the PA’s roles and responsibilities in the delivery of health care services. Their presentation of historical content balanced with discussions of the ethical, educational, legislative, and economic forces that are shaping that the profession makes this the perfect classroom tool for PA’s learning their field and their professional role.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803618121
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
12/11/2009
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
543,516
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction and Overview of the Profession

2 Development of the Profession

3 Current Status: A Profile of the Physician Assistant Profession

4 Entry-Level Physician Assistant Education

5 Postgraduate Physician Assistant Education Programs

6 Physician Assistants in Primary Care

7 Physician Assistant Specialization: Nonprimary Care

8 Physician Assistants in Hospital Settings

9 Physician Assistants in Rural Health

10 Other Professional Roles for Physician Assistants

11 Economic Assessment of Physician Assistants

12 Physician Assistant Professional Relationships

13 Legislation and Policy

14 Legal Issues of Physician Assistant Practice

15 Professional and Workforce Issues

16 Physician Assistant Professional Organizations

17 Physician Assistants in the Federal Workforce

18 Global Expansion of the Physician Assistant Concept

19 Future Directions of the Physician Assistant Profession

APPENDICES

I Physician Assistant Organizations

II Physician Assistant Programs

III Model State Legislation Regarding Physician Assistants

IV AAPA Guidelines for Ethical Conduct for the Physician Assistant

V Accreditation Standards for Physician Assistant Education

VI Summary of U.S. Laws for Physician Assistants, Abridged Version

VII Competencies for the Physician Assistant Profession

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