Where do Physician Assistants practice?

August 5th, 2014

In the Canadian Forces, Physician Assistants support supervising physicians with medical emergencies as well as everyday health care needs. In civilian practice, PAs work in primary care and specialty practice, in hospital and community care settings, and in physician employed… Read more »

Who are Physician Assistants and what do they do?

August 5th, 2014

Physician Assistants (PA) are highly skilled health professionals who support physicians in all health care settings. In Canada, the PA role was developed within the Canadian Forces Health Services to provide a full spectrum of medical care. Within a formal… Read more »

Are Physician Assistants regulated through a college?

August 5th, 2014

It is CAPA’s vision to eventually have all PAs regulated within Canada and registered with the Provincial College of Physicians and Surgeons.  PAs are currently able to work within the public healthcare system in the following provinces: Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick,… Read more »

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