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This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 32.5 hours of AAPA Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.

Surgical Oncology

PAs in Surgical Oncology function as specialty physician assistants under the direction of a licensed Oncology Surgeon to manage all aspects of pre-, intra- and post-operative care.

Job QualificationsHighly technical and demanding skills are mastered through years of physician assistant practice, master degree and post-graduate critical care residency.
Duties & Responsiblities
  • Collects and assesses medical histories
  • Performs physical examinations and diagnostic tests
  • Assists surgeons in the OR with surgical procedures
  • Enables continuity of care by managing patient care in pre-, intra- and post-operative settings

 

 

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