Physician Associate Syllabus

Welcome to the Physician Associate section of the website. This page is dedicated to the ENT section of your curriculum. Each outcome has a corresponding list of tutorials.

 

These tutorials will be covered during your ENT study week, however, it is useful to have conducted some prior reading.

1A

 

The Physician Associate is able to diagnose the condition in a patient who is presenting with the problem for the first time and will normally be able to manage it without regular or routine referral.

 

Once the condition has been diagnosed, either by their supervising doctor or a clinical specialist, the Physician Associate is able to manage the condition without routine referral.

  • Ear wax
  • Oral candidiasis 
  • Oral herpes simplex 
  • Aphthous ulcers

2A

 

Once the condition has been diagnosed, either by their supervising doctor or a clinical specialist, the Physician Associate is able to manage the condition without routine referral.

There are currently no 2A ENT competences.

1B

 

The Physician Associate is able to identify the condition as a possible diagnosis: may not have the knowledge/ resources to confirm the diagnosis or to manage it safely, but can take measures to avoid immediate deterioration and refer appropriately.

 

The Physician Associate is able to undertake the day to day management of the patient and condition once the diagnosis and strategic management decisions have been made by another.

2B

 

The Physician Associate is able to undertake the day to day management of the patient and condition once the diagnosis and strategic management decisions have been made by another.

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