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What do I need to do in order to become a physician assistent .

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Rohit’s Answer

Updated Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Generally there are five steps to becoming a PA:

   Complete your bachelor's degree (a science or healthcare related major is usually best);

   Gain experience either working or volunteering in a healthcare setting;

   Apply to ARC-PA accredited physician assistant programs;

   Complete a 2-3 year, master's level PA program;

   Pass the PANCE licensing exam.


Following link can help you with details on the same:

https://www.geteducated.com/careers/how-to-become-a-physician-assistant

Source : geteducated

Rohit recommends the following next steps:

  • Complete your bachelor's degree in science or healthcare

Hwal’s Answer

Updated Roanoke, Virginia

Diego,

I'm a current PA student, so feel I can help you with some questions you may have. Generally speaking, the information Rohit shared is accurate, except that you can major in anything you like for your bachelor's degree. Also, feel free to look at this link for information on becoming a PA, and let me know if you have any specific questions:

https://www.aapa.org/career-central/become-a-pa/

Good luck!

Hwal