Accession Number:

AD0773530

Title:

Some Consideration in the Development of a Physicians' Assistant Program in the U. S. Army

Descriptive Note:

Individual research rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLLEGE CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the report is to examine some aspects of the national and the Armys need for and programs to develop a new type of health care delivery assistant--referred to generally as the physicians assistant. The Armys program is tentatively scheduled to begin in early 1972 with a class of 60 students. The projected title for the graduate of the Army program is Military Medical Associate Physicians Assistant--MOS not as yet determined. This report identifies certain problems in the utilization of the PA, and conclusions and recommendations are presented relative to these problems.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE