CAPA ‘s New Position Statement – PAs Caring for Canada’s Seniors

Physician Assistants (PAs) play a valuable role in helping to improve care for our seniors. PAs are currently practicing across Canada in the Canadian Armed Forces and in the public healthcare system in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick. In these jurisdictions PAs are increasing access to quality care in a cost-effective manner and helping to reduce wait times and improve overall patient outcomes. There are a number of PAs working with seniors in long-term care settings and in primary care models, working as part of homecare programs. In this capacity PAs are helping to enhance medical care for our aging population…more.