The Physician Assistant's Business Practice and Legal Guide

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Medical - 549 pages
This text is offered as a medical legal resource of the physician assistant profession. It is intended for use through all phases of the professional development of the physician assistant, from the high school student sorting through options in career choices, to physician assistant students, practicing physician assistants and supervisory physicians, or those who are considering practicing with a physician assistant. The history and development of the profession is reviewed, allowing an understanding of the role the physician assistant plays in the healthcare team approach to patient care. The scope of practice is defined, along with the key collaboration between the physician assistant and the supervising physician. Regulatory requirements are delineated by state, including basic requirements and maintenance of licensure and certification.
 

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Contents

Scope of Practice
29
Maintaining Certification and Licensure
178
Requirements
255
Prescriptive Authority
315
Employment Issues
387
Guidelines
423
Negligence and Medical Malpractice
431
Risk Management
456
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
469
Sample Listing of Mandatory Reporting
489
Reimbursement for PA Services
507
Political and Legislative Action
522
Index
537
Copyright

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Gannon University

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