2024 PA Cert Exams

2024 PA Cert Exams

14 October 2024 - Registration will open on 22 July 2024. Deadline for registration is 30 August 2024 (no registrations can be accepted after this date).


2023 Conference

The CAPA Annual Conference is the only national conference designed for Canadian physician assistants by physician assistants. The conference attracts Canadian and international physician assistants who are looking for high-caliber continuing professional development opportunities, the chance to learn from national and international experts, and opportunities to network and share expertise.

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2023 Conference


Are you interested in making a difference in Canadian health care and advancing the Physician Assistant Profession? By joining CAPA you will be added as one of the many national voices representing PAs and have a direct impact in shaping the future of the profession in Canada.

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Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada

PACCC is an independent Council of the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) that administers and maintains the Physician Assistant (PA) certification process. This includes the PA Entry to practice certification examination (PA Cert Exam), written upon the successful completion of a Canadian PA program recognized by the Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada (PACCC).

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