Canada Needs PAs! November 27 is National Physician Assistant Day in Canada. The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) asks you to join us in celebrating Physician Assistants (PAs). Learn More »

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National PA Day – November 27!

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MORE PAs WILL SAVE OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM MONEY AND IMPROVE CARE

November 27th, 2017

Physician Assistants (PAs) have been proven to play a key role in Canada’s health system. In celebration of National PA Day, the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) is calling on governments across the country to expand the role of… Read more »

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We take doctors for granted, until we don’t have one

December 14th, 2017

Part of the solution lies in moving to a more team-based care model, where work currently done by doctors is handled by nurse practitioners, physician assistants and others. Where previous generations of GPs have been resistant to this idea, he… Read more »

BC Doctor Shortage to Worsen as More Physicians Near Retirement

December 13th, 2017

Doctors for BC says part of the solution lies in what it calls team-based care, a collaborative approach that would take some of the workload off doctors. “We need to use the professionals that we’ve got,” said organization president Dr…. Read more »