Using practice analysis to improve the certifying examinations for PAs.

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A practice analysis is a tool that bridges knowledge and clinical performance into a format that permits assessment. For physician assistants (PAs), this contributes to a psychometrically sound examination administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). The 2004 practice analysis of 5,282 completed PA surveys (13.4… (More)

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@article{Arbet2009UsingPA, title={Using practice analysis to improve the certifying examinations for PAs.}, author={Scott E Arbet and Janet Lathrop and Roderick S. Hooker}, journal={JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants}, year={2009}, volume={22 2}, pages={31-6} }