363A00000X Taxonomy Code - Physician Assistant

Taxonomy Code

Code:
363A00000X

Type:
Physician Assistants & Advanced Practice Nursing Providers

Classification:
Physician Assistant

Specialization:
N/A

Version:
NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 16.1

Definition:
A physician assistant is a person who has successfully completed an accredited education program for physician assistant, is licensed by the state and is practicing within the scope of that license. Physician assistants are formally trained to perform many of the routine, time-consuming tasks a physician can do. In some states, they may prescribe medications. They take medical histories, perform physical exams, order lab tests and x-rays, and give inoculations. Most states require that they work under the supervision of a physician.

Level:
Level II - Classification


Related Taxonomy Codes

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