Campbell University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program provides graduate clinical education in a Christian environment in the tradition of faith, learning, and service. Principles of medical science and professional ethical standards inform the education of our students. The program endeavors to meet the future needs of the PA profession and its role in the healthcare delivery system throughout the continuum of care. The program promotes patient centered, evidence-based medicine preparing students to be competent healthcare providers.
The goals of the Campbell Physician Assistant Program strive to:
- Provide a structured didactic and clinical curriculum that prepares students for evidence-based clinical practice.
- Provide a didactic and clinical educational environment that is conducive to learning.
- Provide students with the medical knowledge and clinical skills to practice as a Physician Assistant with diverse patient populations within a variety of practice settings and clinical disciplines.
- Educate students with an awareness of healthcare disparities.
- Prepare students to provide care for the disadvantaged in medically underserved areas.
- Promote a patient-centered approach to health and disease by emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention, and primary care.
- Prepare students to become members of an interprofessional healthcare team.