Category: Assessment

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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Student Exam Box: The Comprehensive Assessment Solution 

October 14, 2020

Make life easier for your faculty and students with PAEA’s Student Exam Box™. Simplify your student’s assessment schedule and manage their progress.  The Student Exam Box sets up your student for success with the full suite of PAEA Assessment exams. This package option, with just one price, includes the following:  Up to two PACKRAT® exams, one for each phase of education  10 End of Rotation™ exams for the clinical phase  One End […]

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PACKRAT® Version 25 Available Soon

October 7, 2020

The newest version of the PACKRAT exam will be available to start administrations on November 18. This updated version ensures that students can assess their knowledge on the most up-to-date standards and medications. No blueprint or topic list changes were made. This will be the primary version of the exam that your students take. There […]

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PAEA Assessment Fall Schedule

August 26, 2020

As a reminder, PAEA will be restricting access to exams on several holidays throughout the fall, including a newly added date for election day: Monday, September 7 Tuesday, November 3 (new date) Wednesday, November 11 Thursday and Friday, November 26–27 Thursday and Friday, December 24–25 Thursday and Friday, December 31–January 1 You may still schedule unproctored PACKRAT® exams […]

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Remote Proctoring a Successful End of Rotation™ Exam 

July 22, 2020

To ensure successful administration, PAEA is providing a series of videos on how to successfully administer an End of Rotation exam and to help you guide remote proctors and students effectively. We want to prepare faculty with information to ensure that proctors and students have a seamless exam. This video provides information on what to […]

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End of Rotation™ Exams Proctoring Policies Extended 

June 17, 2020

Earlier this year, PAEA temporarily waived proctoring policies for End of Rotation exams due to COVID-19. We are now extending this decision for at least another six months to accommodate programs that continue to require increased flexibility in exam administration due to the pandemic. Given this decision, we will not publish Version 8 of the […]

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