Overview of Physician Assistant Prescriptive Authority

Physician Assistants usually have the ability to prescribe medications as long as a long list of laws and regulations are complied with.  All states that allow it require a supervising physician that is responsible for oversight. The particular laws and regulations vary by state.  Most states have applications posted with instructions online and you can […]

Physician Assistant Certification

Physician Assistant Certification All 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, have legislation that governs physician assistant certification. While the qualification to be a PA may vary in small degrees from state to state, they all require PAs to pass the “Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination” (PANCE) as administered by the “National Commission on Certification […]