First year U of M student speaks to their desire to become a PA: accompanied by program director, Ian Jones…more.
The University of Manitoba has expanded its physician assistant master’s program to meet the high demand for graduates in Manitoba… more
After nearly 40 years in the medical field – including 36 as a certified physicians’ assistant – Bobby Keith said he’d like to slow down a little… more
After many years of helping people feel better as a registered massage therapist, Jari Vaare is taking wellness a big step further as the area’s newest Physician Assistant. Physician Assistants (PAs) support physicians in a range of health care settings – in Mr. Vaare’s case, it’s at the Kirkfield Medical Centre complementing the practice of Dr. Kinga Koprowicz – and work alongside physicians, nurses and other members of interprofessional health care teams to provide patient care…more.
Why would they not offer NPs to support walk-in services that can then help divert people away from accessing more expensive care from emergency departments in hospitals?Why would they not help family practice nurses, physician assistants and NPs work with family doctors?…more.