CAPA’s Strategic Plan identifies the organization’s priorities for 2015-18. This document will help to guide the association into the next phase of development and in advancing the PA profession across Canada.
|Vision:||PAs are an integral part of a strong and sustainable Canadian health care system.|
|Mission:||Facilitating improved access to health care for Canadians through quality standards and competencies for Physician Assistants and establishing the profession within the national health care framework.|
|Strategic Priorities:||CAPA sustainability||PA funding models||Education and awareness of the PA profession||Government advocacy leading to integration of PA’s into the health care framework|
|Goals:||Balanced or surplus budget by 2018||Develop appropriate funding models and work with stakeholders to attain them||Establish and grow reputation of the PA profession||Integrate PAs into the health care system in all provinces and territories|
|Efficient CAPA by establishing and achieving annual expense targets||In consultation with Funding Committee, develop preferred funding models for the PA profession||Empower membership to promote education and awareness through distribution of communications materials||Introduce the PA profession into one new province or territory|
|Achieve revenue-neutral (or better) programming by 2017||Develop tool for various stakeholders to consider when pursuing their funding models||Create a national public facing campaign that promotes the PA profession||Initiate legislation/regulation to allow PAs to practice in one province or territory|
|Develop new, enhanced and ongoing revenue sources to contribute to a balanced budget||Demonstrate through evidence and research the value of Physician Assistants (cost effectiveness, qualitative, quantitative)||Promote the PA profession to allied health professionals through distribution of communications and presentations||Establish CAPA as the National Advisory group for provincial governments|