Exam Resources

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CURRENT – Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (current edition) Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill

CURRENT – Emergency Diagnosis & Treatment (current edition) Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill

CURRENT – Obstetrics & Gynecology Diagnosis & Treatment (current edition) Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill

The MERCK MANUAL of Diagnosis and Therapy (current edition) Merck Research Laboratories a division of MERCK & CO. INC.

Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology (current edition) McGraw Hill Toronto Notes – Comprehensive Medical Reference & Review for MCCQE I and USMLE II (current edition)

Therapeutic Choices (current edition) Canadian Pharmacists Association

Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties (CPS) The Canadian Drug Reference for Health Professionals (current edition) Canadian Pharmacists Association

The HSC Handbook of Pediatrics (10th ed) / edited by Adam Cheng, Brent Williams, Ben Sivarajan — Toronto: The Hospital for Sick Children

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V)

CanMEDS-PA

CAPA Code of Ethics of the Physician Assistant Profession

CMA/CAPA Physician Assistant Toolkit