Achievement of Goals

  • The Gannon University PA program has been educating PAs since the 1970’s. We offer diverse opportunities for clinical education taught by an experienced PA faculty. We have been continuously accredited since 1978 and our graduates have excellent National Certification rates

    The program has 100% placement rate for students responding to our 1 year graduate survey.

    It is the Gannon University's Physician Assistant Department's goal that each student will:

     

    Goal/ Outcome

    Class of 2010

    Class of 2011

    Class of 2012

    Perform a complete and accurate history and physical examination; identify abnormal findings and develop an appropriate differential diagnosis

    4.5

    4.56

    4.66

    Develop a plan of evaluation in support of the differential diagnosis including hematology, chemistry, imaging and pathologic modalities.

    4.4

    4.37

    4.28

    Develop a treatment plan consisting of surgical and medical interventions through analysis of the laboratory data.

    4.3

    4.25

    4.04

    Accurately relate the clinical data to the health care team forming a collaborative effort to assure maximal patient benefit through a multiple disciplinary approach.

    4.4

    4.31

    4.28

    Develop proficiency in performing clinical skills.

    4.5

    4.5

    4.42

    Identify limits to professional conduct as delineated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Rules and Regulations governing Physician Assistants.

    4.5

    4.18

    4.14

    Graduate from an effective program

    4.4

    4.4

    4.3

    Goals are assessed by graduate student survey 1 year post-graduation using a Likert scale (5 = effective, 1= ineffective)