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What is a dependent practitioner, and how do you feel about practicing as one?

Example #1
"I appreciate the fact that I can rely on my supervising doctor for support when treating patients. I respect the wealth of knowledge they bring to the table and I value my relationship with them. I'm excited about my influence as a Physician Assistant because even though I'm dependent upon the doctor's final say in many situations, I still have some of the same freedoms to treat patients."
Example #2
"To me, a dependent practitioner is a medical professional who still works under the supervision of a physician. I feel very prepared to work as a dependent practitioner. My education and practicum have both prepared me for the opportunity."
Example #3
"I have been a dependent practitioner for twelve years now, working with the same two physicians my entire career. I have felt that, as a dependent practitioner, I have been given incredible opportunities to work with brilliant minds in the healthcare industry. I look forward to continuing my PA career with your facility."
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