CAPA is the national authority and resource for Canadian Physician Assistant practice and is working to achieve the following objectives:

  1. Achieve licensure of Physician Assistants by regulatory Colleges in all provinces.
  2. In partnership with stakeholders, develop Physician Assistant funding model(s).
  3. Achieve recognized employment status for Physician Assistants in all provinces.
  4. Initiate and advance dialogue with all provinces/territories r regarding the introduction of Physician Assistant practice.

View advocacy initiatives here (link to reports/documents)

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