Monthly Archives:November 2020

In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Rex L. Hobbs

November 11, 2020

Longtime PA educator and PAEA stalwart Rex L. Hobbs, DMS, MPAS, PA-C, passed away on November 3, after a battle with cancer, at the age of 49. Hobbs was an active member of PAEA’s assessment community and served on several Association committees, including as a member of the PAEA Assessment Institute and as chair of […]

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Resources

PAEA Member Community Has a “New Look”

November 10, 2020

We have redesigned the PAEA Member Community to make it easier for you, our members, to access your PAEA account and professional development resources. If you’re not familiar with the Member Community website, or need a refresher, here are the answers to some frequently asked questions: What is the PAEA Member Community? The PAEA Member […]

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Assessment

Update on PAEA End of Rotation “General Surgery” Blueprint

November 9, 2020

The ARC-PA Accreditation Standards for Physician Assistant Education, 5th edition, modified the requirement that “supervised clinical practice experiences should occur with preceptors practicing in the general surgery discipline (4th edition B3.07)” to “supervised clinical practice experiences must occur with preceptors who enable students to meet program-defined learning outcomes for surgery (5th edition B3.07.)” This change […]

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Faculty Development

Orange Book Webinar: Frequently Asked Q&As

November 4, 2020

FDA’s Division of Drug Information is presenting a series of continuing education webinars targeting the needs of health care professionals. This series of webinars is designed to help physicians, PAs, nurses, pharmacists, other health care professionals, and students provide better patient care by knowing how to find relevant FDA regulatory information that will improve drug safety. Join them […]

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Public Health

Find Wellness Resources in the DLH

November 3, 2020

On National Stress Awareness Day, today, and in the aftermath of an election season filled with often divisive rhetoric, PAEA has posted some new resources in a recently created Election Wellbeing Channel in the PAEA Digital Learning Hub. We decided this was an essential need considering that one document notes that 60 percent of Americans […]

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