Why choose pre-physician assistant at WSU?
- You will be adequately prepared for post-graduate studies in a pre-medical professional field.
- You will have resources such as facutly, staff and advisors who have years of experience in the medical field and can offer expert advice and insight.
- You will be getting involved in a field that is exciting and can make a difference to many individuals.
What do physician assistants do?
A physician assistant is a licensed health care provider who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician. A PA is trained to perform physical exams, make a diagnosis, treat, teach preventative medicine, order tests and procedures, assist in surgery and write prescriptions. A PA works closely with a physician, but must be able to work alone and make decisions regarding patient care.
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What classes should I take now?
Research specific PA schools to learn more information about courses required/recommended.
What will I learn in the program?
When you complete the rigorous study of pre-medicine you'll learn the principles of study as well as the necessary study habits to be ready for post-graduate studies.