Prepare for every stage of your physician assistant career with Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice, 5th Edition - the one text that takes you from your PA coursework through clinical practice! Concise, easy to read, and highly visual, this all-in-one resource by Ruth Ballweg, Edward M. Sullivan, Darwin Brown, and Daniel Vetrosky delivers the current, practical guidance you need to know to succeed in any setting.
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Navigate today's professional challenges with new chapters on NCCPA Specialty Recognition; Communication Issues; the Electronic Health Record; Patient Safety and Quality of Care; Population-Based Practice; and Physician Assistants and Supervision.
Meet ARC-PA accreditation requirements with coverage of key topics such as Student Safety in Clinical Settings, Health Care Delivery Systems, Population-Based Practice, and Mass Casualties/Disasters.
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Master key concepts and clinical applications thanks to a succinct, bulleted writing style; convenient tables; practical case studies; and clinical application questions throughout.
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By Ruth Ballweg, MPA, PA-C, Associate Professor and Director, MEDEX Northwest Physician Assistant Program, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA; Edward M. Sullivan, MS, PA-C, Physician Assistant, J. Kirkland Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology Practice, Mesquite, TX; Darwin Brown, MPH, PA-C, Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE, USA and Daniel Vetrosky, PA-C, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA
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