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Assessment

End of Rotation Exam Scale Score FAQs

June 13, 2018

Starting with Version 6, End of Rotation™ exam scores will be reported on a scale from 300 to 500. Using this standard metric will allow for easy comparisons between versions of the exam over time and forms of the exam delivered to a cohort. In the course of webinars about scale scores delivered to faculty […]

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Student Leadership

Six PAs Selected for Prestigious Scholarship Program

March 21, 2018

The 2018 class of Paul Ambrose Scholars was recently announced by the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research, and six PAs are part of the latest cohort. Forty students in all were selected from 32 academic health professions institutions representing medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical/occupational therapy, and public health disciplines. The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program exposes health professions students […]

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Assessment

Exam Security — Your Questions Answered

March 7, 2018

In our continuing effort to ensure that our exams are as secure as possible, the PAEA Assessment Team recently rolled out enhanced exam security and proctor controls. Since then, we’ve had some questions from those who have administered exams in the new system. They range from general questions about the system to specific process questions. […]

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Trending

Sundance Premieres Documentary About PA/MD Team

January 31, 2018

The documentary “Quiet Heroes,” which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival last week, chronicles the heroism of a local PA/MD team during the beginning of the AIDS epidemic. Kristen Ries, MD, an infectious-disease specialist, and Maggie Snyder, MS, PA-C, were the only medical professionals in Utah in the 1980s who were willing to treat patients […]

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JPAE

50th Anniversary Issue Extraordinaire

January 30, 2018

Worried that you missed some of the special 50th anniversary journal articles published during 2017? Well, you can relax, because a new digital anniversary e-book has just been released by JPAE publisher Wolters Kluwer. This e-book is a compilation of the content from both JPAE and JAAPA celebrating the 50th anniversary of the PA profession. The […]

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Research

New Tools for Research and Evaluation

November 2, 2017

The 2017 Forum may be over, but that doesn’t mean that we are taking a break from developing new resources for our members! PAEA recently unveiled a new strategic plan that lays out our ambitious vision for advancing the field of PA education. A major goal is to provide PA programs with innovative tools to […]

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