3. Patient Care

Physician Assistant students must demonstrate care that is effective, safe, high quality, and equitable; includes patient- and setting-specific assessment, evaluation, and management. Upon completion of the program, and acting in the capacity as an entry level PA, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to make informed, evidence-based, culturally sensitive decisions about diagnostic and therapeutic interventions based on patient information and preferences, up-to-date scientific evidence, and clinical judgment
  2. Demonstrate the ability to promote and provide preventative care to patients across the lifespan
  3. Demonstrate the ability to effectively and mindfully work within an interdisciplinary and patient-centered healthcare team