Physician's Assistant

Emma Kantorak


Under the supervision of physicians and surgeons, they practice medicine on healthcare teams

Obtain and record patient medical data

  • Health history
  • Progress notes
  • Results of physical examination

Administer diagnostic tests

  • X-Rays
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Laboratory tests

Perform therapeutic procedures

  • Injections
  • Immunizations
  • Suturing and wound care
  • Infection management

Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated procedures

Make diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of patients

First Goal

To record medical data of a patient on a medical chart

Achieving Goal 1

Read medical data

Learn where, what, and how to record the data

Input the medical data into corresponding sections

Second Goal

To analyze test results and decipher if results are abnormal

Achieving Goal 2

Calculate the range of normal results

Compare the test results to normal results

Learn the meaning of results

Determine the conclusion of the results

Third Goal

To suggest treatment options based on test results and patient symptoms

Achieving Goal 3

Read test results

Know illnesses that relate to their symptoms

Know treatments for related illnesses

Provide input on method of treatment