Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be March 2021. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.
Program Goals / Outcomes Assessment Plan
- Successfully pass the National Certifying Examination for Physician Assistants.
- Provide primary health care services with an emphasis on human caring and the underserved.
- Perform diagnostic and therapeutic health services appropriate for a wide range of pathophysiologic processes.
- Develop and implement effective treatment plans for care of common conditions.
- Perform technical and surgical procedures within the scope of practice.
- Monitor and manage patients in acute, long term and ambulatory settings.
- Facilitate patient referral to appropriate specialty practices and community agencies.
- Use clinical problem solving to integrate knowledge from the biological and behavioral sciences with medical knowledge and current standards of clinical practice.
- Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth and life-long learning.
- Enlarge the knowledge of the discipline by participating in research projects and publishing findings.
- Demonstrate professional behavior.