Who is CAPA?

CAPA is the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants, a national professional organization that advocates for Physician Assistants (PAs) and represents its membership across Canada and globally. CAPA has established and maintains the national standard of practice for PAs, the Scope of Practice and National Competency Profile. It assists in providing the National Certification Process, the National PA Entry to Practice Certification Exam, and Registry for its members. CAPA’s goal is to provide efficacious health professionals to the Canadian public, and to foster the development of the profession in all provinces. By helping to develop educational programs and assisting legislators, CAPA ensures quality health provision for Canadians.

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