Physician assistants in the United Kingdom

an initial profile of the profession.

Tamara S Ritsema, Katherine E. Paterson

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Abstract

Of 165 PAs and PA students in the United Kingdom in December 2010, 127 (77%) responded to a census survey. PAs work in 19 medical and surgical specialties; experienced PAs are more likely to practice in primary care. Prior to PA training, respondents worked in a wide variety of health professions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalJAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
Volume24
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

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Physician Assistants
Surgical Specialties
Health Occupations
Censuses
Primary Health Care
Medicine
Students
Surveys and Questionnaires
United Kingdom

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  • Nurse Assisting

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Physician assistants in the United Kingdom : an initial profile of the profession. / Ritsema, Tamara S; Paterson, Katherine E.

In: JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Vol. 24, No. 10, 01.01.2011.

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