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Duration of training?

Discussion in 'Clinicians [ RN / NP / PA ]' started by ItNeverEnds, Nov 3, 2002.

  1. ItNeverEnds

    ItNeverEnds Senior Member
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    How long is PA training? I've read that most programs are between 24 to 27 months long. Do PAs do internships/residencies following graduation from PA school? If so, how long are these programs? If not, do PA grads apply for jobs straight out of school?

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  2. emedpa

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    MOST PROGRAMS ARE 2 YEARS INCLUDING SUMMERS. FOR GENERAL INFO ABOUT PA'S CHECK OUT WWW.AAPA.ORG
    RESIDENCIES ARE AVAILABLE IN MOST FIELDS AND ARE OPTIONAL. MOST FOLKS GO TO WORK RIGHT OUT OF SCHOOL. FOR A LIST OF RESIDENCIES CHECK OUT WWW.APPAP.ORG
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