Keeping the Care in Military Health Care

Keeping the Care in Military Health Care

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The purpose of this qualitative study is to interview some of today's military patient population and ask their feelings on the care they received from Physician Assistant's (PA) trained in the military and working in military medical facilities. Also, by using the Constant Comparison Method (Glaser a Strauss, 1967), I will interpret if the medical care given to this population was adequate enough to question the affective factors, personality traits and bedside manner of these PA's. The analysis and outcome from these patient responses could warrant the addition of an interview to the selection process at the Inter-service Physician Assistant Program (IPAP) due to the concern that improper applicant selection made in the past may have resulted in poor medical care.... like grade point average, letter of references, written personal statement, awards, community services and location of where they live. From these 90 applicants, 30 are chosen for acceptance into UTHSC PA program (J. Culver, personal communication, July 15, 2008). ... one on one interview 2) Interview with panel of three to five faculty members 3) Thirty minute response essay 4) Group activity withanbsp;...

Title:Keeping the Care in Military Health Care
Publisher:ProQuest - 2009


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