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What are requirements I need to meet in order to become a Physician Assistant?

In school a P.A. came in and discussed his job. It really interested me and I want to know more about the job. #physician-assistant...

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Active Apr 04 at 10:35

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Posted by Olivia B.

Where can i start on becoming a Physician Assistant?

My career goal is to become a Physician Assistant but im not sure on where or how to start! #physician-assistant...

#healthcare

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Active Jun 16 at 19:10

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Posted by Ginamarie C.
Hwal Lee Ginamarie,It's been a few months since you asked the question, so ...

What does a physician assistant do?

I recently spoke to a physician assistant student and she told me physician assistants are essentially doctors without the title, the salary, and surgery. I want to know more about physician assistants and what they actually do in the workforce. #medicine...

#physician-assistant

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Active Jan 25 at 15:31

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Posted by Thi D.
Laura Colombel | Healthcare Industry Strategist/Healthcare SMEs/Analytics & Research Hi, Thi. Physician assistants are highly trained and skilled medical practitioners. ...

Do you experience bias in patient perception of MD vs PA-C?

I am currently in school completing my pre-reqs in order to apply to physician assistant school. Over the last few years, I have heard a number of people say they would rather see a MD than a PA-C as they feel an MD has more experience, expertise and knowledge in the field of medicine. Do you...

#medicine #physician-assistant

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Active Apr 22 at 03:26

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Posted by Angela L.
Amy K. Jean, PA-C | Physician Assistant with experience in family practice and ... Hi Angela, this is an excellent question. I have practiced as ...

What are some college courses would I have to take to become a physical therapist?

I am a senior at KIPP Renaissance High School who's looking for more information on how to become a Physical Therapist. #physical-therapy #medicine...

#physician-assistant

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Active Nov 13 '17 at 00:02

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Posted by Coreyneisha B.
Danielle Busk | Physical Therapist In order to become a Physical Therapist you must complete a ...
Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting The educational path to becoming a PA is shorter than that ...

If you are a PA why wouldnt you just become a doctor?

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Active Apr 06 at 15:12

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Posted by Allie M.
Sandhya Prasad PA-C | Physician Assistant Hi Allie! Great question! This was actually one of the questions ...

If I want to become a physician assistant, should I major in biochemistry or biology?

I would like to attend a graduate school with enough experience so that i can become a PA. #medicine #physician-assistant...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Active Apr 03 at 17:31

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Posted by Jasminne V.
Sandhya Prasad PA-C | Physician Assistant Hi Jasminne! The short answer is either one. It depends on ...

How difficult is it to become a physicians assistant?

I am majoring in physiology next year in hopes of becoming a PA after I graduate #medicine #healthcare...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:19

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Posted by Erica C.
Leonard Hennessy | Freelance Audio Production and Actor; Retired Navy Hi Erica! I will start by saying I'm NOT a physician's ...

For the career as a physician's assistant what are the skills that are needed in that profession?

I am always told about this career and I was just curious of what is involved in being a physician's assistant. #medicine #healthcare...

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Active Aug 30 '17 at 03:26

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Posted by savana F.
Romy Lam | Physician Assistant at Las Palmas Emergency First of all, I am so glad that you are interested ...

If my goal is to be a physician assistant what major should i take?

i need a guide to my future path and am confused on what to do. #help! #physician-assistant #college-major...

#career-path

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Active Nov 02 '17 at 15:36

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Posted by joceyn G.
Mary Kate Larimer | Physician Assistant Student at Nova Southeastern University- Fort ... I'm not a PA yet, just a PA student. But I ...

What would be the best curriculum for undergrad to apply for any top P.A. program?

Currently enrolled in college to start all undergrad work towards becoming a P.A. #medicine #pediatrics #physician-assistant...

#oncology

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Active Mar 15 at 01:13

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Posted by Ashley L.
Mallory Danielson | Physician Assistant, Master of Public Health Each PA school evaluates you on your completion of prereqs, GPA, ...

What are the steps to become a Physician Assistant?

I am a junior who is discovering various occupations in the med field and one that caught my eye was a PA. How long would it take to be one and what steps should I take to get there, education and extracurricular wise? How hard would it be? Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks!...

#medicine #physician #physician-assistant #hospital-and-health-care #students-interested-in-career-as-physician-assistants

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Active Mar 01 at 20:07

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Posted by Arv U.
William Cox, M.D. | Medical Practice Professional I would suggest you first explore why you decided to become ...

How do I choose my future career?

I have four possible career interests and I don't know how to decide. I would love to be a Physician Assistant, Early Childhood Teacher, Pediatric Nurse, or Special Education Teacher. I can't decide because they all seem great. #pediatric-nursing #physician-assistant #early-childhood-education...

#special-education

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Active Apr 04 at 10:26

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Posted by Olivia B.

What colleges have good PA programs?

I'm interested in becoming one and am hoping to become one. I don't know where I'd like to go to college so i'm hoping this will help. #physician-assistant #students-interested-in-career-as-physician-assistants #healthcare...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Active 2 days ago

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Posted by Olivia B.
Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The answer is that it does not matter where you go ...

What are some of the best schools with Physician Assistant programs?

I already have a school in mind for my first four years, but what school is best for the remaining schooling needed? #physician-assistant #physician #healthcare...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Active Oct 15 '17 at 22:36

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Posted by Cecelia J.
Linda Tambascio Gibbons | Physician Assistant Hi, I sent an email to check on this request. It ...

My goal is to be a physician, what's your advice?

i am from govenment high school J B Nagar Bengaluru #professional #physician-assistant #physician-training #physical-therapist #physician...

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Active Oct 13 '17 at 12:13

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Posted by allima S.
Yi Jiang | Resident of Internal Medicine at PUMCH First I would like to say, physician as a career is ...

Is it difficult to "make-it" in rural medicine as a PA-C?

I am interested in becoming a women's health or family practice PA-C in a rural clinic. Was is difficult to find a job and was the community welcoming? #medicine #physician-assistant #ruralmedicine #womens-health...

#family-medicine

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Active Mar 15 at 00:53

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Posted by Angela L.
Mallory Danielson | Physician Assistant, Master of Public Health Depends on the area, but if you help people feel listened ...

What is the most recommended undergraduate major to go in to if you wish to go to graduate school to become a physician assistant?

I am undecided on which undergraduate major would be the most beneficial for me in the future. #doctor #nurse #healthcare #physician...

#physician-assistant

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Active Sep 19 '17 at 21:14

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Posted by Kassandra S.
Andrea Caprio | Physician Assistant, Master of Business Administration (MBA) Hello, Typically a BS in the sciences is the most appropriate ...

How hard is Physician's Assistant school?

I am a nursing student going back and forth between becoming a nurse and a physician's assistant. #medicine #nursing #nurse #physician #physician-assistant #assistance...

#nurse-majors

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:24

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Posted by Taylor B.
Monica Alston | Physician Assistant Student It's harder to get into PA school than it was for ...

Should I become a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant?

I'm a nursing student and I'm thinking about pursuing further education after completing my BScN degree. What are the pros and cons of becoming an NP or PA? #nursing #nurse #registered-nurses #nurse-practitioner #nursing-school #physician-assistant...

#registered-nursing

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Active Sep 19 '17 at 21:34

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Posted by Crystal L.
Andrea Caprio | Physician Assistant, Master of Business Administration (MBA) Hello, Great question. As a practicing PA who has many PA ...

Why did you choose MD over PA or PA over MD?

I want to work in the medical field but I am stuck between PA and MD. Both PA and MD had benefits and I just want to know how you were able to choose between the two. #medical #medicine #healthcare #doctor #physician-assistant...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Active Apr 11 at 21:50

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Posted by Jodi H.

Do you regret becoming a physician's assistant?

I am interested in becoming a physician's assistant. I want to know more information on it to decide if it's the right career for me...

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Active Sep 19 '17 at 21:02

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Posted by Bre'Shana A.
Andrea Caprio | Physician Assistant, Master of Business Administration (MBA) Hello Bre'Shana, I've been a Physician Assistant for 15 years. I've ...

What are the best P.A. schools on the west coast?

Looking for 1-2 year programs with College Algebra as highest math requirement. #medical-education #physician-assistant #graduate-school #medicine #healthcare...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Active May 29 at 21:33

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Posted by Ashley L.
Laura Colombel | Healthcare Industry Strategist/Healthcare SMEs/Analytics & Research https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-health-schools/physician-assistant-rankingsI've enclosed the url from US News 'Best PA Programs" ranking ...

What is the best way to cope with potential deaths of medical patients?

I am going to be a physician's assistant and I plan to work in pediatrics. I want to know coping methods people in the medical profession have to cope with deaths of patients. #medicine #physician-assistant #students-interested-in-career-as-physician-assistants #death #copingmethods #patients...

#pediatrics #working-with-children

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Active May 15 at 16:55

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Posted by Gabriella C.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi, GabriellaThe emotional toll on a surgeon or physician after the ...

Physician assistant specializing in OB or Nursing-midwife ?

I am having trouble choosing between becoming a PA in OB or a midwife. I originally wanted to go to medical school but decided that i didn't want to go to school for long after undergrad. So my dream is to be able to deliver babies or at least assist in the deliver. so i just want some more...

#medicine #medical-practice #physician-assistant #hospital-and-health-care #healthcare

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Active Feb 07 at 23:05

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Posted by Deandra L.
Michelle Arp MS, BSN, RN, CNM | Certified Nurse Midwife and residential rental property owner/manager I am a certified nurse-midwife in Georgia. For a career with ...

What's the most complicated part of being a physician's assistant?

I am interested in pursuing a career as a physician's assistant and want to know more information, in order to decide if it's the right career for me #physician-assistant #medicine #health #hospital-and-health-care...

#healthcare

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Active Mar 15 at 01:00

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Posted by Bre'Shana A.
Mallory Danielson | Physician Assistant, Master of Public Health The physician assistant profession (not physician's assistant fyi) is very flexible. ...

What is the best way to break the news of the death of a family member to their family?

I am intending on becoming a physicians assistant and I recognize that I may be put in this situation at some point. I would like some tips for this hard topic. #medicine #working-with-children #death #physician-assistant #students-interested-in-career-as-physician-assistants #medical-practice...

#coping #family-medicine #grief-counseling

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Active Apr 27 at 18:06

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Posted by Gabriella C.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Gabriella,When someone dies and it’s down to you to break the ...

What are the main differences between a Nurse Practitioner and a Physician Assistant?

Hi! I am planning on going to college and becoming a Neonatal nurse, but I am also thinking of furthering my education and becoming either a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant. What is the difference between the two? Do they both have the same amount of schooling? Do they both do the...

#social-media #nursing #nurse-practitioner #healthcare #physician-assistant #health #financial-planning #medicine #career-details

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:51

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Posted by Angelina P.
Lisa Campana, BSN, RN, CCRN | Critical Care Transport Nurse Angelina, There is a big difference between being a PA and ...

Can I Get Some Info About Education Beyond A Bachelor's?

I really want to be a nurse or PA in a specialized field (Hematology), but I can't find a lot of helpful information from Google when I'm looking at education that goes beyond a Bahelor's degree. I need more information, preferably from a Hematologist or Hematology nurse, caseworker, etc....

#nursing #college-advice #college-prep #advice #physician-assistant #hematology #students-interested-in-career-as-physician-assistants #nurse #healthcare #physicians-assistant #hematologist #physicianassistant

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Active Sep 17 '17 at 11:25

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Posted by Uriah G.
Norman Kilburn | Physician Assistant, Major, USAF, Ret. Hello, Uriah! Many universities which have medical schools training physicians nowadays ...

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