NYX’s physician assistants “PA” are medical professionals who operate under your doctors supervision. Both, the doctor as well as the PA, share patient care responsibility. A scope of PA’s duties include:
- examining patients,
- order and interpret laboratory tests and X-rays,
- prescribe medications,
- diagnosing illnesses,
- taking the patients history,
- developing and carrying out treatment plans,
- counseling patients on healthcare plans,
- and suturing wounds.
Physician assistants may also assist a doctor in surgical procedures.