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1 Lock Haven University Physician Assistant Program

2 Welcome!

3 Interview Session Plan Intro to LHU’s PA Program Complete an Essay Basic Science Quiz (on paper) Get your Picture taken by Lori Student led tour of Willis Health Professions Building Interview by team of faculty, alumni, students Q&A with students

4 Our Goal To prepare competent, compassionate healthcare providers for service in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

5 Program Outcomes Graduates –~60% practicing in PA –~45% practicing in Primary Care NCCPA Certification Exam (“Board”) pass rates –Class of st time pass rate: 96% –Five year average 1 st time pass rate: 95% –Overall: >99% ARC-PA –Continuing Accreditation –Next site-visit: 2017 Degree awarded: –Master of Health Science

6 Program Mission The mission of the program is to educate and train highly-skilled Physician Assistants who: –are capable of providing quality health care –have expertise in the health care needs of the medically underserved –are prepared to critically evaluate, and become leaders in bringing about improvement in the medical and social systems that affect the health of underserved populations –will seek and retain employment as primary care Physician Assistants in medically underserved areas of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

7 Our Educational Philosophy Every student admitted to the program has the capability to succeed Competition is discouraged – Teamwork is encouraged! –Students will become members of the healthcare team and need to perform accordingly –The only competition encouraged is with yourself Grades are not posted but sent individually to students

8 Curriculum 24 Month Program: –12 months didactic –12 months clinical Didactic Year –Modular approach –Service Learning Local and International opportunities

9 Technology Technologically enhanced –ITV connectivity –Laptops are required and essential –Curriculum available online –Computerized Testing –Minimal expense on hard volume texts Online Textbooks at Clinical Key –VMware “virtual” computing

10 Our Faculty & Staff

11 Faculty/Staff National/State Leaders –ARC-PA Commissioner Dr. Greenberg Walt Eisenhauer 2013-currently –Physician Assistant Education Association Board of Directors: Walt Eisenhauer Conference Council: Walt Eisenhauer, Anna Mae Smith, Curtis Grenoble –PSPA Past President: Lane Bower Educator of the year: Anna Mae Smith –Presentations: Local, National, & International

12 Staff Regional Specialists/ Guest Lecturers Dr. Michael Greenberg

13 Lock Haven University PA Program 4 Campus Locations One Program, One Curriculum Coudersport

14 Four Campus Locations: One Program, One Curriculum On-site faculty advisors –Lock Haven: 4 faculty –Branch Campuses: 2 faculty each Smaller Class Size Intimate learning environment –Discussion groups –Physical diagnosis labs –Cadaver labs

15 Four Campus Locations: One Program, One Curriculum Lectures are delivered simultaneously to all campuses –Via fully interactive video conferencing –State of the art facilities & technology

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17 Lock Haven University PA Program 4 Campus Locations One Program, One Curriculum Coudersport

18 Lock Haven

19 Lock Haven University PA Program 4 Campus Locations One Program, One Curriculum Coudersport

20 Clearfield

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25 Lock Haven University PA Program 4 Campus Locations One Program, One Curriculum Coudersport

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28 Clinical Year Rotations: 6 weeks each (May-May) 1.Pediatrics 2.Internal Medicine 3.Surgery 4.Emergency Medicine 5.Women’s Health 6.Primary Care 7.Mental and Behavioral Health or Elective 8.Elective

29 Clinical Year Rotation sites at various facilities throughout PA and US Students dynamically review student evaluations of clinical sites and create wish list Students encouraged to assist program to identify potential new sites –Program has final say on all rotations

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31 Your Future as a PA US Dept of Labor: One of the fastest Growing Health Professions: 38% increase in jobs over the next 10 years! Good job prospects are expected, particularly for physician assistants working in rural and medically underserved areas, as well as physician assistants working in primary care. assistants.htm#tab-6http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physician- assistants.htm#tab-6

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33 Interview Session Plan Intro to LHU’s PA Program Complete an Essay Basic Science Quiz (on paper) Get your Picture taken by Lori Student led tour of Willis Health Professions Building Interview by team of faculty, alumni, students Q&A with students

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