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Continuing Professional Development for Physician Associates in Primary Care

Howie, Neil (2017) Continuing Professional Development for Physician Associates in Primary Care. Education for Primary Care, 28 (4). pp. 197-200. ISSN 1473-9879 Online: 1475-990X

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The Physician Associate role is relatively new to the United Kingdom and is currently undergoing a
period of significant expansion. This includes an aim of 1000 PAs working in primary care by 2020.
The profession has specific continuing professional development requirements which need to
be addressed. These requirements can be met through the deployment of some well established
pedagogical strategies which are already in use for junior doctors and allied health professionals.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: physician associate, continuing professional development, primary care, generalist, medical education
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Allied Health and Community
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Depositing User: Neil Howie
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 09:54
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:17

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