Physician Assistant Legal Handbook
Call Number: KF2915 .P45 P49 1997
Publication Date: 1997-09-19
This book, written for PAs, PA students, institutional and physician employers of PAs, and health care lawyers, is a comprehensive reference on laws impacting physician assistant practice. In addition to offering a detailed account of the evolution of the PA profession, including its continuing expansion in today's health care environment, this book provides thorough coverage of a wide range of legal issues related to the PA practice; including academic training and certification, licensure, scope of practice and prescriptive authority, employment laws, peer review and credentialing, malpractice, risk management, professional liability insurance, medical records, reimbursement, ethics, and employment issues related to PAs in hospitals and other practice settings.