Event

Physician Associate Studies Open Event

  • Date: 25 June 2020
  • Time: 14:00 - 16:00
  • Category: General events 
  • Location: RCSI Dublin 121 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

Discover what it's like to study Physician Associate Studies at RCSI by attending an Open Event on Thursday, 25 June 2020.

The event will offer an insight into RCSI’s history, renowned reputation for medical education and research, and the opportunity to meet staff and students currently on the programme.

Physician associates (PAs) are highly-skilled healthcare professionals who provide a broad range of medical services in a wide variety of workplaces (including all types of hospital and surgical care, GP practices and community health services).

PAs support doctors and surgeons in the diagnosis and management of patients and are trained to perform several roles, including taking medical histories, performing examinations, making diagnoses and analysing test results.

If you are a graduate of the health sciences, and you want to pursue a career that offers you the opportunity to provide patient-focused care in a wide variety of healthcare settings, Physician Associate Studies at RCSI is for you.

Key features of the programme:

  • The programme is shaped and delivered by PA clinicians with over 35 years' experience
  • You are mentored by qualified PA clinicians in clinical practice areas
  • You have access to clinical specialities across hospitals and communities
  • You have access to world-class simulation facilities in 26 York Street

Timetable

Time Description  Delivered by 
14.00 Introduction  PA faculty 
14.05 A global perspective  Programme Director 
14.20 Programme overview Academic Director 
14.35  Clinical rotations  Director of Clinical Education 
14.45 Life as a Physician Associate student  PA students 
14.55  Q&A  Faculty and students