Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Physician Assistant Profession?

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Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Physician Assistant Profession?

What Do You Know About Physician Assistant Profession? Most people have been known to confuse what a nurse does and what a Physical assistant does. A physician assistant works under the supervision of a doctor to carry out some duties. Take this interesting quiz and get to see how knowledgeable you are when it comes to the profession. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    2017 is the 50th anniversary of the PA Profession.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    PAs are Certified at the highest level in healthcare. To maintain certification, they must.
    • A. 

      Earn 100 credits of CME every two years

    • B. 

      Pass a secure, proctored exam every 10 years

    • C. 

      Attest to their ethics and integrity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The average salary of all Certified PAs is:
    • A. 

      ~ $77,000

    • B. 

      ~ $92,100

    • C. 

      ~ $104,000

    • D. 

      ~ $116,000

  • 4. 
    What is the average number of patients seen weekly by full time Certified PAs?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      58

    • C. 

      74

    • D. 

      92

  • 5. 
    The PA Profession grew this much over the last six years.
    • A. 

      ~10%

    • B. 

      ~20%

    • C. 

      ~30%

    • D. 

      ~40%

  • 6. 
    Approximately what percentage of Certified PAs work in specialties outside primary care?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      35%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      70%

  • 7. 
    Which is not one of the top 5 PA Specialties?
    • A. 

      Family Medicine/General Practice

    • B. 

      Surgical Subspecialties

    • C. 

      Oncology

    • D. 

      Emergency Medicine

    • E. 

      Internal Medicine

  • 8. 
    Which of these statements are true:
    • A. 

      New York State has the largest number of PAs and Mississippi, the fewest.

    • B. 

      Georgia has the largest number of PAs and Ohio, the fewest.

    • C. 

      California has the largest number of PAs and Florida, the fewest.

    • D. 

      Texas has the largest number of PAs and Utah, the fewest.

  • 9. 
    Certified PAs work in the following locations. (Check those that apply)
    • A. 

      Patients’ Homes

    • B. 

      National Parks

    • C. 

      Skilled Nursing Facilities

    • D. 

      Native American Reservations

    • E. 

      The White House

  • 10. 
    Certified PAs do not work in the following specialties (Check those that apply)
    • A. 

      Psychiatry

    • B. 

      Anesthesiology

    • C. 

      Occupational Medicine

    • D. 

      Ophthalmology

    • E. 

      Certified PAs work in every specialty.