TITLE

Extenders on the rise

AUTHOR(S)
Nash, Karen
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Dermatology Times;Sep2010, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the increased number of physician extenders and their growing role in the dermatological care in the U.S. It mentions that having a physician assistant (PA) instead of another dermatologist in the profession facilitates easier work implementation compared to hiring physicians who just want some privileges of being a doctor with less responsibility. Dr. Frank Kern of Brigantine, New Jersey emphasizes the need for PAs to undergo training.
ACCESSION #
53550612

 

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