Some Consideration in the Development of a Physicians' Assistant Program in the U. S. Army
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ARMY WAR COLLEGE CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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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.
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