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Version 5 of End of Rotation Exams Coming Soon

June 21, 2017

On Friday evening, July 7, we will publish Version 5 of our End of Rotation™ exams! While there won’t be any substantive updates to Blueprints or Topic Lists, there are some other exciting changes in this version: For the first time, we will have THREE forms available for our most popular exam – Family Medicine (FM). This will provide […]

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ExamDriver Closed for the Holidays

November 16, 2016

As we celebrate the holiday season, PAEA will be restricting access to proctored exams on the following dates: December 26–27 January 2 You may still schedule unproctored PACKRAT™ exams for these days — as well as purchase and schedule exams — but customer support services will not be available to assist with any issues that […]

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New Version of PACKRAT Better than Ever

November 3, 2016

PAEA has just released the 21st version of PACKRAT, the Physician Assistant Clinical Knowledge Rating and Assessment Tool. This latest version has been updated to be compliant with DSM-5 standards and is accompanied by an updated topic list. This popular self-assessment tool for students and programs consists of 225 multiple-choice questions, which cover the core clinical […]

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Step into Your Students’ Shoes

August 31, 2016

Curious about the content, delivery system, or best practices for administering PAEA assessment tools? Then join us for “Trading Places: End of Rotation™ Exam Administration for Faculty” during the upcoming Education Forum in Minneapolis. Here is your chance to experience an exam from the student perspective! On Saturday, October 15, PAEA will host two sessions […]

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New Version of End of Rotation™ Exams Released

August 1, 2016

At the beginning of June, we announced that our PACKRAT™ and End of Rotation™ exams would be getting an update to be compliant with the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®). We’re happy to announce that version 4 of the End of Rotation exams has officially been released. To […]

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Most Comprehensive Update Yet to PAEA Exams

April 12, 2016

We have good news concerning the PACKRATTM and End of RotationTM exams. PAEA is adapting our exam blueprints, topic lists, and psychiatry-related terminology within test questions to conform to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition, (DSM-5) classifications and diagnostic criteria for all of our examinations. These newest guideline updates will be […]

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Improving Your End of Rotation™ Exams Experience

March 23, 2016

To simplify the process of purchasing and managing End of RotationTM exams, we have made a few changes in Examdriver, our exam management and delivery system. We think you will like the added flexibility that these changes offer. Instead of buying specific types of End of Rotation exams at the point of purchase, you will […]

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