Learn what it takes to be a Physician Assistant in Arkansas

Learning to become a physician assistant can be a very rewarding experience. There is a doctor shortage in the United States, and PA professionals are needed now more than ever. Here at About Arkansas PA, we provide in depth information on certified physician assistant programs, physician assistant degrees, medical assistant certification, physician assistant masters programs, and everything prospective students will need to know about the career in general.

Our team at About Arkansas PA does not just provide information to prospective students that intend to have a career in the PA field. We also want to educate the general public, medical professionals, patients, nurses, physicians, and any other interested parties on how PA professionals can benefit society, and what it is that they actually do. The industry is growing at a rapid pace, and everyone needs to be informed on the much needed services that PA graduates can offer.

We Offer a Wealth of Information On the Following:

  • An Overview of What a Physician Assistant is and Does
  • General Entrance Requirements
  • How to Apply to PA School
  • Information about PA Residencies
  • Information on How to Choose a Good PA School
  • Information on Preparing for an Interview

Responsibilities of a Physician Assistant

  • Writing Patient Orders
  • Prescribing Medication
  • Physician Assistant Education
  • Performing Specific Procedures
  • Performing Physical Exams and Medical Histories
  • Performing Patient Education and Counseling
  • Ordering and Interpreting Labs and Diagnostic Tests
  • Making Rounds on Patients in Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care Facilities, and Hospitals
  • Making Referrals to Specialists
  • Diagnosing and Managing Chronic Diseases and Acute Illnesses
  • Assisting in Surgery

Contact Us Today

Contact us today if you would like further information on medical assistant training programs or physician assistant training programs. We will be pleased to answer your questions.

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