International Health Care

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Chapter Outline Practical Considerations General Issues Licensure and Registration Physician–Physician Assistant Relationship Malpractice Continuing Education Salaries Qualifications Medical Skills Tropical Medicine Public Health and Epidemiology Human Resource Management and Teaching…

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Inner-City Health Care

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Chapter Outline History The Growth of the Urban Environment and the Inner City Why Inner-City Health Care is Unique Diversity in the Inner City Health Care in the Inner City…

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Military Medicine

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Chapter Outline History of Military Physician Assistants The Interservice Physician Assistant Program Recruiting Challenges Scope of Practice Role of Physician Assistants in the Military Health System Peacetime Wartime Service Impact…

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Correctional Medicine

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Chapter Outline Working in a Correctional Environment Providing Health Care in Correctional Institutions Access to Care Clinical Autonomy Quality of Care Patient Satisfaction Staffing in Correctional Medicine Staffing Issues Clinical…

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Health Care for the Homeless

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Chapter Outline Social Determinants of Health Health Determinants Categories of Homeless People Children and Adolescents Adults Families Patient and Family Assessment Health History Key Points Social Determinants of Health Health…

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Rehabilitative and Long-Term Care Systems

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Chapter Outline Home Care: Informal Caregivers Home Care: Home Care Organizations Hospice Medical House Calls Assisted Living Facilities Nursing Homes Key Points The physician assistant (PA) profession is rooted in…

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Patient Safety and Quality of Care

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Chapter Outline Quality Care Movement in America Determining the Magnitude of the Problem Why Errors Occur Human Mistakes Types of Medical Errors Diagnosis Errors Medication Errors Surgical Errors Transition and…

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Health Disparities

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Chapter Outline What are Health Disparities? Health Disparities: Scope of the Problem Sexual Orientation Age Insurance Coverage Geographic Location Health Literacy Clinical Applications Key Points What are Health Disparities? According…

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Dealing With Stress and Burnout

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Chapter Outline The Decision to Become a Physician Assistant Experience of Stress in Training Stress in Choosing the First Job Educating Patients and Their Families Relationships With Preceptors Relationships With…

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