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    Allied Professionals

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    Allied health professionals are health care practitioners with formal education and clinical training who are credentialed through certification, registration, and/or licensure. They collaborate with physicians and other members of the health care team to deliver high-quality patient care services for the identification, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disabilities, and disorders. Allied health professionals are experts in a multitude of therapeutic, diagnostic, and preventive health interventions and function in several diverse settings including disease prevention and control, dietary and nutritional services, mental and physical health promotion, rehabilitation, and health systems management.

    Take a position on the idea that a non-M.D. (e.g., P.A., N.P.) can provide the same level of care as that of a doctor; or is it more of a case of getting what you pay for? In preparing your response, ensure that you properly in-text cite all sources used in the support of your stated position(s) and in your example(s). Please provide references and a min of 250 + words.

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    I believe that NP's and PA's can provide the same quality assistance as doctors but the doctor is ultimately responsible when it is a PA whereas thirteen states and the District of Columbia require no formal practice relationship between NPs and physicians. The other 35 states have varying requirements regarding whether a collaborative or supervisory relationship must exist between NPs and physicians. Nevertheless, PA's and ...

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    Allied Professionals are examined in the healthcare profession.