What is the role of physician assistants in the ER?
How would you describe your job role as a PA in the ER? Are you part of the trauma team, or are you assigned to the more humdrum cases, for lack of a better word?
Asked By: leabee - 8/4/2010
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It depends on your level of experience and location. Most large Emergency Departments have Residency Programs where the Residents usually take on things like the Trauma's or more acute cases... More
Answered By: Jason C - 8/4/2010
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Depends on where you are. PA's can be trained to deal with acute emergencies via Physician Assistant residencies. These programs teach PAs to do many invasive emergency procedures. In practice, it may depend on where you work. Some areas may see a lot of blunt force trauma where you will generally perform neurological... More
Answered By: John C - 8/4/2010
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