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MPAS 680 - Professional Development

This course will be held at the end of clinical year and will address the technical skills of PA practice. Students will submit their individual completed Master Competency List, a PASS/FAIL assessment required for progression through the program. Students will also take part in training/workshops regarding credentialing, licensure, employment strategies, contract negotiation, professional curriculum vitae building, and malpractice issues. Interviewing skills will be taught and practiced in role-playing activities. Networking with community health care and other affiliated professional resources will be continually emphasized. In addition, students will participate in a PANCE review course chosen by the Program. Students will receive credit for their attendance at the review course upon submitting proof of satisfactory completion of the course.