Course Descriptions

Professional Practice [PA 213] 1 credit (View All)
The history of the Physician Assistant profession will be discussed.  Topics such as the role of the PA in the US health care system, scope of practice, professional and legal restrictions, national board certification, and state licensure will be addressed.  Interdisciplinary dynamics, PA-supervisor relationships, practice management and ownership, billing, federal and private insurers, billing, public policy trends, medical ethics, hospital credentialing, continuing medical education, and medical malpractice will be covered.

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