Alaska ranks first, with about 69 physician assistants
per 100,000 residents, and Mississippi ranks last, with just 4.8 physician assistants
per 100,000 residents.
(6) News and events (2012) Physician assistants
to work in primary health.
He also works per diem as a physician assistant
at Child Health Associates in Auburn, St.
Caption: Physician Assistant
WO Stewart Russelle of 1 Canadian Field Hospital asks a question during a medical training session at Connaught Ranges in Ottawa, Ontario, in May 2011.
"The nurse practitioners and physician assistants
on the front line who care for our patients day in and day out provide valuable, insightful feedback."
The e-mail recipients were asked, "Do you have knowledge of the decision making process and the public health needs that led to the commissioning of the first (physician, dentist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant
or dental hygienist) into the USPHS Commissioned Corps, and the steps that were followed in the commissioning process?" Officers were asked to either provide the requested information by e-mail, arrange to be interviewed or provide a reference to an officer who may know the requested information.
Attempts are being made to get recognition from Indian Medical Council for Physician Assistants
Program run by us and other Institutions.
The Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants
got its first charter in 1977 and has been an active constituent chapter of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
(AAPA) ever since.
Another new role that is attracting growing attention in this country and which has potentially significant implications for nursing and midwifery is the physician assistant
. Nurses and midwives should be aware of what is being proposed and prepare for a strong debate in defense of nurses' and widwives' roles.
Communications (Manlius, NY) has begun the quarterly publication of the "Journal of Dermatology for Physician Assistants
" with a September issue.
At least 60 students will be able to sign up for a postgraduate diploma in physician assistant
studies from next year.
Formal training of midlevel providers dates back to 1965, when the University of Colorado offered the first nurse practitioner courses and Duke University Medical Center offered the first physician assistant