Physician Associate Studies

Physician associates

Why Physician Associate Studies at RCSI Dublin?

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.

This fast-paced two-year Masters programme has a balance of theory and practice, so your focus is on the patient from day one.

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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

School of Medicine

The Physician Associate Studies programme is run by staff from the RCSI School of Medicine; Ireland's largest medical school and one of the most international medical schools in the world.

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