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A national conference for those involved in educating the next generation of Physician Associates will be hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. 

Physician Associates (PAs) work under the direct supervision of a doctor and carry out many similar tasks, including patient examination, diagnosis and treatment.

The Physician Associate National Educators’ Conference will take place at the University’s City Campus on Monday, 30 April and Tuesday, 1 May 2018.

Course Leader for the Physician Associate programme, Marina Kendrick, said: “We are delighted to be welcoming educators to the 4th Physician Associate National Educators’ Conference. The event is themed around the application of clinical assessment, and we’re looking forward to welcoming experts in the field to share their insights into this area.”

Organised by the University’s Academic Institute of Medicine, the event will cover topics including high fidelity simulation, the National PA Exam and Physician Associates professional regulation.

Speakers include Professor Phil Begg, Executive Director of Strategy and Delivery, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and Karen Roberts, Chair of the UK PA National Exam, Faculty of Physician Associates.

The event’s hashtag will be #WLVPAConf2018  

Further information about the University of Wolverhampton’s Physician Associate course.

Further information

For more information please contact the Media Relations Office on 01902 32 2736 or 01902 518647.

Date Issued: Thursday, 19 April 2018

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