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May 2020

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How to Become a Physician Assistant (Degree, Schooling, and Requirements)

By Physician Assistant
Physician assistants are part of a growing field of medical professionals. And the job outlook for PA-Cs is growing much faster than average. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a 31% job growth for physician assistants between 2018 to 2028. The profession was originally developed to fill...
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Primary Care Physician Assistant: Role, Contribution, & Jobs

By Physician Assistant
Physician assistants play an important role across the continuum of healthcare, from birth to death. Their role has expanded in the last three decades as healthcare professionals seek to fill the gap left from doctor shortages across the United States. It's estimated the shortage in primary care medical doctors will...
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Nursing Model vs. Medical Model (Similarities & Differences)

By Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner
If you want to work as a mid-level practitioner, you have two choices: nurse practitioner or physician assistant. Nurse practitioners work under a nursing model, while physician assistants practice under a medical model. Both career tracks are rewarding and both have pros and cons. The differences between the medical model...
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How Many Hours Do Physician Assistants Work? (PA Work Hours)

By Physician Assistant
Have you wondered how many hours PAs work each week? Maybe you're trying to decide if you want to become a physician assistant, or you’re graduating from PA school, or maybe you're just comparing the number of hours you work to other full-time physician assistants. Whatever the reason, we're here...
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