Physician Associate Studies Virtual Open Event

  • Date: 24 June 2021
  • Time: 14:00 - 16:00
  • Category: General events,  Students 
  • Location: Online

Discover Physician Associate Studies at RCSI.

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 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:

  • Shaped and delivered by PA clinicians with over 35 years' experience
  • Mentoring by qualified PA clinicians in clinical practice areas
  • Access to clinical specialties across hospitals and communities
  • Use of world-class simulation facilities in 26 York Street

As well as programme information, this online event offers an insight into RCSI's history, renowned reputation for medical education and research, and the opportunity to meet current Physician Associate Studies staff and students.

Event outline

Time Description
14:00 Introduction
14:05 MSc Physician Associate Studies – programme overview
14:45 Life as a Physician Associate student
15:00 Q&A