Physician Assistants in the military: Australian implications

Forde, Allan; Pashen, Dennis
October 2009
Journal of Military & Veterans' Health;Oct2009, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p22
Academic Journal
The article discusses the implementation of the U.S. Physician Assistants (PA) program in the Australian military. The PA model, which can be a post-military career choice option, has been beneficial in internal military application. The Australian healthcare system has considered the PA model as a means to address medical workforce shortages and maldistribution.


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