At Amrita Centre for Allied Health Sciences, Physician Assistant specialists are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health care services in virtually all medical specialties, as delegated by a physician.
Working as members of a health care team, they take medical histories, examine and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests and X-rays and make diagnosis. They also treat minor injuries by suturing, splinting and casting. PAs record progress notes, instruct and counsel patients, and order to carryout therapy. Additional nonclinical positions are developing for physician assistants.
Only those who are willing to dedicate themselves for patient care, which calls for hard and strenuous work, should opt for this program. The program is entirely hospital based.
The program involves the following departments: