Becoming a Physician Assistant: I Choose PA

Female physician assistant and medical colleagues in a hospital setting.

The demand for the services of PAs continues to grow. Let’s explore the many reasons why students are increasingly becoming physician assistants.

Scoring the PANCE: At a Glance

The NCCPA uses a meticulous process for scoring the PANCE. Let’s study the PANCE scoring process to understand how the NCCPA determines the passing score.

Is Passing the PANCE Enough?

When it comes to high-stakes exams like the PANCE, is passing enough? Let’s examine why passing the PANCE may not be enough to become a competent PA.

About the PANCE: Summary of Exam Facts

So you’ve made it through PA school and are just about ready to graduate. Now it’s time to get certified. Check out our summary of facts about the PANCE.

The New PANCE Content Blueprint

The Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam, known simply as the PANCE, is an exam PA students must pass to become certified clinicians. As thousands of PA students will be preparing for this exam in 2020, let’s review how the PANCE changed in 2019 and what this means for the foreseeable future of PA certification. So, what’s new about the exam? Well, let’s examine the latest PANCE content blueprint to find out.

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