Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Physician Assistant (PA) provided primary care for the Alexandria Veterans who are a group of patients ranging in age, taking into consideration diagnosis, physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and cultural needs. Authorized to write prescriptions for medications. Using a process with special expertise in Primary Care to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care with the goal of improving overall outcomes for the patient.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.