US Army Physician Assistant Handbook

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Author: Borden Institute, U.S. Army Medical Department, Office of the Surgeon General
Affiliation:
Publisher: Office of the Surgeon General, Borden Institute, US Army Medical Department Center and School, Health Readiness Center of Excellence
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 0160944074
ISBN 13: 9780160944079
Edition: 1st
Description:
The Army physician assistant (PA) has an important role throughout Army medicine. This handbook will describe the myriad positions and organizations in which PAs play leadership roles in management and patient care. Chapters also cover PA education, certification, continuing training, and career progression. Topics include the Interservice PA Program, assignments at the White House and the Old Guard (3d US Infantry Regiment), and roles in research and recruiting, as well as the PA's role in emergency medicine, aeromedical evacuation, clinical care, surgery, and occupational health.
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