ERIC Number: ED061443
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Physician Support Personnel in the 70's: New Concepts.
Buzek, Joanna, Ed.
The concept of the physician's assistant has become a topic of heightened concern and discussion as illustrated by the papers in this publication which reflect the interests of government, allied medical educators, and organized medicine in developing the concept as a new health manpower resource. Papers are: (1) "The Research and Development Approach to Health Manpower" by P. J. Sanazaro, (2) "Physician Support Personnel: Economic Implications" by C. N. Theodore, (3) "New Manpower Applications: Developmental Problems" by T. F. Zimmerman, (4) "Production Resources: Implications for Education Settings" by J. W. Perry, (5) "Guidelines for Development of New Health Occupations" by T. C. Points, (6) "Development of Physician Support Personnel: Manpower Utilization" by D. R. Howard, (7) "Allied Health Workers in Pediatric Practice" by J. P. Connelly, (8) "Health Manpower Programs: Santa Clara County Medical Society" by J. Donovan, (9) "The Allied Health Professional" by J. Hamburg, (10) "MEDEX: A New Manpower Resource" by R. A. Smith, and (11) pThe Anesthesia Technologist" by J. E. Steinhaus. (SB)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Health Personnel, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Labor Utilization, Medical Education, Paraprofessional Personnel, Physicians Assistants
American Medical Association, 535 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60610
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Authoring Institution: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL.
Note: Presentations at the National Information Conference on Physician Support Personnel (1st, March 1970)