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Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant

Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant

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The Drexel University Physician Assistant Program provides graduates with a Master of Health Science degree and eligibility to sit for the PANCE (Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination). The physician assistant (PA) is a primary health care provider who, when graduated from an accredited program and national certified and state-licensed, is eligible to practice medicine with the legal supervision of a physician. PAs perform many duties including, but not limited to, physical examinations, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, ordering and interpretation of lab tests, assist in surgery, perform procedures, perform hospital rounds, prescribe medicines and provide patient education. The primary goal of the PA Program is to develop graduates who are competent, caring physician assistants, possessing the skills of life-long learning needed to incorporate new knowledge and methods into their practices and to adapt to a changing medical environment. The mission of this program is to: Educate qualified primary care physician assistants Improve health care delivery in rural and urban medically underserved areas Promote the physician assistant profession