What does “CCPA” stand for? What does the “CC” mean?

The designation Canadian Certified Physician Assistant or CCPA means that the person who holds the title has met the defined course of study and has undergone testing by the Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada (PACCC). The PACCC is an independent Council of the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) that administers and maintains the PA certification process. The Certification Council consists of various members of the medical community that represent a number of different viewpoints and concerns as well as those of Physician Assistants.

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