2014 Goals and Outcomes (A3.14 b)


1. To provide students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful, competent Physician Assistants.

• The 2014 first time pass-rate was 95%.

• Recent graduates rated their preparedness as a PA by Marywood University as good, very good and excellent.


2. To prepare students to participate as effective members of an interdisciplinary healthcare team in the promotion of health, prevention of illness and care of diverse populations across the lifespan.

• 100% of recent graduates surveyed rated their preparedness to be an effective member of a healthcare team by Marywood University as good, very good or excellent.

• Preceptor evaluations indicated the students' ability to be an interdisciplinary team member as excellent or good.


3. To develop effective interpersonal and communication skills within the medical community.

• Over 95% of clinical preceptors indicated the PA students had very good or excellent communication skills during the clinical phase in 2014.


4. To encourage students to incorporate Marywood University’s goal of learning to live and practice medicine responsibly in an interdependent world.

• 100% of students complete community experiences as part of a service learning components of clinical correlations course.


5. Develop as professionals and leaders at the local, state, and national level, shaping future policy and legislation to promote Physician Assistant practice.

• 100% of PA students participate in community service and awareness events through the MU PA Student Society.