Assessing PA Competencies
Professional competencies for physician assistants include the effective and appropriate application of medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, patient care, professionalism, practice-based learning and improvement, and systems-based practice.
Competencies for the PA Profession 2012 (PDF)
Position paper approved by the four organizations for the PA profession: NCCPA, ARC-PA, PAEA, and AAPA.
PAs: Credentialing, Privileging, and Assessing Clinical Competency (FPPE & OPPE)
A useful guide for regulators, hospitals, employers, and third-party payers.
PA Productivity (PDF)
Measuring PA productivity is important to move the profession forward. Learn about ways to measure PA value and calculate your contribution to care.