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If you are new to the physician assistant profession; the Certified Physician Assistant plays a vital role in the health care field. Working under the supervision of a licensed doctor, a physician assistant deals directly with patients and should not be confused with a medical assistant, who does mostly clerical work.


Physician assistant duties typically include checking, charting and even treating patients. A physician assistant has many of the skills required of a doctor and all the patience of a nurse, so it is a challenging yet rewarding career choice.


The demand for Physician Assistants has never been higher. The latest statistics indicate the average starting salary of a certified physician assistant to be in the range of $80,000 to $90,000 a year!


If becoming a physician assistant appeals to you, we encourage you to visit our page on Becoming a Physician Assistant.CertPhysicianAssistant.com is striving to become an authority on all topics related to the rewarding career of a Certified Physician Assistant. Any comments or suggestions to help us achieve that goal are greatly appreciated!


Physician Assistant for 9/06/2012

Hello again and welcome to another addition of Physician assistant News. On a positive note for Australia's Physician Assistant's, here's some promising information about studying in the field and securing a place in a solid career.   Major boost for physician assistant rollout – Rheumatology Update news.google.com Major boost for physician assistant rolloutRheumatology UpdatePhysician assistants, working under … Continue reading

Physician Assistant News 8/31/2012

The verdict is in! Jury finds Florida teen guilty of impersonating a physician assistant … news.blogs.cnn.com8/31/12 By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) — A Florida jury found a teenager guilty Thursday of impersonating a physician assistant and practicing medicine without a license. Matthew Scheidt spent some two weeks posing as a … Was there ever … Continue reading

Physician Assistant News 8/28/2012

Just Great! Check out this article from Florida. Here just is what we need, another imposter in our profession. When a patient is treated by a physician assistant, he or she needs to know the person treating them has the proper training and credentials. Obviously, the young man was wrong to do this and should be … Continue reading

Physician Assistant News for 10/07/2012

Happy National Physician Assistants Week Everyone! I just want to say how proud I am to be a part of such a fantastic group of professionals. Can you even imagine the mess our health care system would be in today were it not for the hard work and dedication of our nation's physician assistants? Here … Continue reading

Physician Assistant News for 9/13/2012

Here is the latest physician assistant news and information. I found an article that I thought you might like to read. It comes from the El Paso Times and it is about the story of Dexter, a practicing physician assistant in El Paso. The article also references labor statistics that place the average physician assistant salary at over $86,000 a … Continue reading

Physician Assistant News for 09/12/2012

Hello again! Welcome to our site and another addition of Physician Assistant news! We have been discussing the benefits of becoming a qualified certified physician assistant and the steps necessary to do so. I found another bit of information that I hope you find as interesting as I did…. How to Become a Qualified Physician … Continue reading

Physician Assistant News for 9/11/2012

Welcome back for another addition of Physician Assistant news. Some interesting news today to report, but first I want to say something about 9/11. I hope I am not offending anyone here, but I personally think there needs to be an INDEPENDENT investigation into the tragic events of 9/11. This website isn't the place to … Continue reading