Patient discussion about assistant
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Q. What is a physician assistant? What are the differences betwwen it and MD?
My son want to be a doctor (MD). I think it might be to hard for him. I know that there is something called physician assistant can someone elaborate more about this profession?
|A1||physician assistant are just like full doctors except they need a MD to sign some of the forms they have.|
You can see more about the academic program here
|A2||Physician assistant is an academic degree that allows it owner to practice medicine under the supervision of a physician. The supervision can be direct but can also be very remote and based on telephone. |
As a one that is married to a physician assistant I can say its a hard work, but it looks very interesting.
Q. In how many months or years can you become a Medical Assistant?
Different states is different so in Oklahoma how many would it be?
|A1||it takes about 2yrs,you can work as a blood bank technologist,cardiologist technologist,cytotechnologist,electroencephalographic technologist,medical illustrator,laboratory tech,records technician,nuclear medicine,perfusion,dr office--you will work with the therapist or dr.with paperwork,an with the patiants. good luck-ps you willl learn anatomy and physiology of the human body. mrfoot56/retired respiratory therapist.|
|A2||if i'm not mistaken, in "vatterott" college it takes about 10 months.|
here is a a list of some schools in the U.S. Oklahome is also on the list :)
Q. where would i get assistance and guiding how to take care my child who was diagnosed with ADHD?
|A||Children suffering from ADHD are usually treated by pediatric psychiatrists/psychologists, so apparently they are the address to turn to - they are authorized to prescribe the necessary drugs and suggest other kind of therapies.|
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