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Physician Associate Studies, PG Dip

University of Leeds, the United Kingdom

University of Leeds

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
PG DipFull-time24 monthsSeptemberGBP 18500 per totalfind out

About Physician Associate Studies, PG Dip - at University of Leeds

Physician Associates work alongside doctors and GPs, providing medical care as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team. They are dependent practitioners working with a dedicated supervisor, but are able to work independently with appropriate support.

The Physician Associate plays an important role in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients. They work within a defined scope of practice and their roles and responsibilities include:

  • Take medical histories
  • Perform physical examinations
  • Request and interpret diagnostic tests
  • Diagnose illnesses
  • Manage patients with long term illnesses
  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Develop and deliver appropriate treatment and management plans
  • Health promotion and disease prevention advice

Currently, Physician Associates are not able to:

  • Prescribe
  • Request X-ray/imaging examinations

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Leeds to find course entry requirements.

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