CAPA strives to provide leadership as the national authority and resource on the Physician Assistant practice. We will do this by working to achieve the following objectives:
- Achieve licensure of Physician Assistants by regulatory Colleges in seven (7) provinces.
- In partnership with appropriate stakeholders, develop Physician Assistant funding model(s).
- Achieve recognized employment status for Physician Assistants in two (2) additional provinces.
- Initiate and advance dialogue with two (2) new provinces/territories each year regarding the introduction of Physician Assistant practice.
Would you like to take a more active role in advocating for your profession? Contact the National Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) and find out how you can help.
Current Advocacy Initiatives
- Dedicated Offload Nurses Program (DONP)
- Position Paper: Physician Assistants Supporting Team-Based Collaborative Care and Working with Allied Health Professions
- CAPA’s Endorsement Letter for CPSI Disclosure Guidelines
- CAPA’s Endorsement Letter for the Steering Committee on Resident Duty Hours’ Report titled: Fatigue, Risk and Excellence
- Ontario’s Seniors Care Strategy
- The Council of the Federation Health Care Innovation Working Group
- Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
- HPRAC Application
- Letter from Premiere Dalton McGuinty
- NEWS RELEASE: LET’S GET TO WORK! CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS CALLS ON PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS TO EXPAND THE PA PROFESSION AND LEARN FROM UNITED STATES’ EXPERIENCE
- Letter to the editor: In response to article, Lack of MDs worsening ER crowding, The Gazette, March 21, 2012.
- Letter to the Editor: in response to article titled: Deputy premier off to England to view mobile medical service, posted March 20, 2012, the Herald News.
- Submission to the New Brunswick Ministry of Health
- 2011 Ontario Physician Assistant Graduates
- Federal Budget (2011) Loan Forgiveness program
- Update: Regulation of PAs in Ontario
- CFPC Position Statement
- Doctors BC’s position statement