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Physician Assistant (PA)

Certification

 

There are several potential certifications one may need to establish themselves as a physician assistant. These are listed here.

 

State Requirements

 

For information about state requirements for certification and continuing education, use the links below.

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) offers certication and recertication for PAs.

CPR Certification Options

The following are potential places for CPR certification in Pittsburgh.

Other Requirements

Duquesne Health Sciences students may be required to fulfill additional paperwork, examinations, and training to participate in a program.