Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 2 | Lecture: c | Slide: 5
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Health Professionals The People in Health Care
Lecture:Physician assistants, Pharmacists, Therapists, Technicians, Paramedics, Dental Professionals, Mental Health Professionals, Care Coordinators Non-clinical IT/Informatics Roles for Clinicians Effects of Changing Care Models on Clinicians
Slide content:Physician Assistant Continued Licensure In most states, licensure is by a the medical board Some states have a specific PA board Roles Diagnose and treat patients Prescribing authority Hospital and nursing home rounds 5
Slide notes:In most states, licensure is by a medical board, and some states have a specific board of physician assistants. Physician assistants diagnose and treat patients under the supervision of a physician. Most states allow prescribing authority for physician assistants. Most states also allow physician assistants to make hospital and nursing home rounds. 5