This book, written for PAs, PA students, institutional and physician e mployers of PAs, and health care lawyers, is a comprehensive reference on laws impacting physician assistant practice. In addition to offeri ng a detailed account of the evolution of the PA profession, including its continuing expansion in today's health care environment, this boo k provides thorough coverage of a wide range of legal issues related t o the PA practice; including academic training and certification, lice nsure, scope of practice and prescriptive authority, employment laws, peer review and credentialing, malpractice, risk management, professio nal liability insurance, medical records, reimbursement, ethics, and e mployment issues related to PAs in hospitals and other practice settin gs.
|Physician Assistants and the Law|
|Education and Certification|
|Licensure and Scope of Practice|
|Prescribing and Dispensing Liability|
|Quality Review and Risk Management|
|Credentialing and Peer Review|
|Participation in Government Affairs|
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Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1st December 2007
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51 x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.7