physician assistant association http://kbia.org en Bill expands opportunities for physician assistants in Missouri http://kbia.org/post/bill-expands-opportunities-physician-assistants-missouri <p></p><p>Physicians Assistants, or PAs, may soon have more opportunities to practice in Missouri. <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills131/sumpdf/HB0315T.pdf">A bill headed to the Governor’s desk</a> would provide more flexibility in how and where they provide care.Physicians Assistants are trained health workers who practice medicine under the supervision of a doctor. Their training is shorter than that of a doctor, but they do exams, prescribe drugs and diagnose and treat illnesses. Thu, 16 May 2013 13:29:09 +0000 Elana Gordon 33847 at http://kbia.org Bill expands opportunities for physician assistants in Missouri