what is the work of physician assistance and their salary

asked Dec 30, 2016 in Employment/Jobs by boafo ali
Pls what does physician assistance do What is their monthly salary from certificate holders to degree holders. Do they also collect allowance. What are the chances of employment . Which school is best for the course

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answered Jan 3 by AMhere

What Physician Assistants Do[About this section] [To Top]

Physician assistants, also known as PAs, practice medicine on teams with physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare workers. They examine, diagnose, and treat patients.
Duties of Physician Assistants

Physician assistants typically do the following:

    Take or review patients’ medical histories
    Examine patients
    Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as x rays or blood tests
    Diagnose a patient’s injury or illness
    Give treatment, such as setting broken bones and immunizing patients
    Educate and counsel patients and their families—for example, answering questions about how to care for a child with asthma
    Prescribe medicine
    Assess and record a patient’s progress
    Research the latest treatments to ensure the quality of patient care
    Conduct or participate in outreach programs; talking to groups about managing diseases and promoting wellness

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