Physician Assistant

By Katara Henderson

Getting there

  • First I will need to complete the pre requisites for Physician Assistant School. These include: Human Anatomy, Physiology, biology, microbiology, chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, statistics, college algebra, psychology, and medical terminology.
  • Then I will need to gain 3 years of medical experience, such as being a nurse or a medic.
  • Then I will be able to start a Physician Assistant program.
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On The Job

  • PA's do everything that a doctors does, but they are under the supervision of a doctor.
  • They examine patients, prescribe medicines and diagnose injuries.

What interests me

  • Helping people
  • Working with kids
  • Good income
  • Only two years of training
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  • Being seen as not as good as a doctor.
  • Being look down on by doctors.
  • Little freedom/independence