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Expanding the Conversation Around Recertification

June 30, 2017

Earlier today, the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) announced that they will not pursue a new recertifying body, choosing instead to engage NCCPA in a dialogue regarding AAPA member concerns about recertification. Moreover, AAPA will be contracting a third-party research firm to collect and evaluate evidence regarding the advantages and disadvantages of both recertification and emerging […]

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PAEA Takes Stand on Recertification Issue at LAS Meeting

March 15, 2017

Several PAEA Board and staff members attended AAPA’s Leadership and Advocacy Summit — the Academy’s annual gathering of AAPA and constituent organization leaders — in Washington, DC, March 4-5 to discuss major issues facing the profession. Among the topics on the agenda this year were full practice authority and responsibility (FPAR) and the future of […]

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PAEA Calls for Transparency Around Recertification Issue

October 6, 2016

The public discourse concerning the issue of the recertification process for PAs has been escalating over the past several months, culminating in the AAPA Board of Directors announcing its plans to formally investigate creating a competing PA certification organization. This move has lead PAEA to issue a resolution urging AAPA to commit to a transparent, […]

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