B Sc Physician Assistant : Physician Assistants are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health care services in virtually all medical specialities, as delegated by a physician. Working as members of a health care team, they take medical histories, initial examination of the patients, order for laboratory tests and x-rays and assist the doctors for diagnosis and treatment. They also handle minor injuries by suturing, splinting and casting. This is a primary course for the post of Physician Assistant. There is ample scope for students to do post-graduation and Doctorate in this branch of science.
In B Sc Physician Assistant course the student learns about diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive healthcare services in all medical specialities as assigned by a physician. Physician Assistants are responsible members of healthcare team and involved in taking medical histories, initial patient examination, order appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, thus assisting doctors in diagnosis and treatment.
The program is designed accordingly by keeping above points in consideration and thus trains students on every aspect and being accountable assistant to the doctor. The program also teaches students on taking notes, preserving progress notes, treating minor injuries and performing appropriate managerial duties.
Graduates from B Sc Physician Assistant have opportunities in both public and private hospitals, pharmaceutical industry, medical device industry, medical insurance and medical tourism.