Your Journey to Becoming a Physician Assistant
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Your Journey to Becoming a Physician Assistant

The information you need to guide you through the requirements and application process of becoming a Physician Assistant
4.9 (14 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
46 students enrolled
Created by Anthony Gauthier
Last updated 5/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the role of a Physician Assistant
  • Know what it takes to separate yourself from other candidates
  • How to navigate the application process from personal dream to program acceptance
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Requirements
  • A strong desire to pursue their goal of working in the medical field.
Description

You want to become a Physician Assistant (PA) but don't know where to start.

You have aspired to work in the healthcare field your entire life and now there is a course to guide you achieve your dream.

With thousands of application received by PA programs every year you must find a way to make yourself standout from the crowd.

Don't spend hours scouring multiple websites for insignificant tips here and there.

I have put together a series of lecture which include all the steps necessary to guide you through the entire application process.

In my course you will learn:

  • How to become motivated and stay focused while working towards your future career.
  • Understand what a PA is and can do.
  • The history of the PA profession.
  • How to network and find PAs to shadow.
  • Navigate the CASPA application.
  • How to write a winning personal statement.
  • Ways to stand out from others during the interview process.
  • How to pay for your education.

Included in this course is my ebook "Your Journey to PA School" and a 30 minute one-on-one video conference where you can ask me any question about applying to PA school.

Being a Physician Assistant is very rewarding and I am thankful for what the profession has done for my life.

Now it is time to invest in yourself and learn how you can become a part of this great profession.

Bonus: Get your free PA school checklist at www.journeytopaschool.com 

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for those aspiring to become a Physician Assistant.
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
01:54:43
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Welcome to the course
1 Lecture 02:29

Hello everyone.

Thank you for choosing my course.

As a practicing Physician Assistant I love what I do.

But, a get great pleasure from helping aspiring PA's reach their goal of being accepted into the PA programs they apply to.

Preview 02:29
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Your Journey to Becoming a Physician Assistant
1 Lecture 08:41

Every journey begins with the first step.

I dare you to take that first step.

Preview 08:41
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Understanding the Physician Assistant Profession
1 Lecture 12:21

How can you be a strong applicant unless you have a strong understanding of what a PA is and the history of how the profession was born and evolved to what it is today.

History of the PA profession
12:21
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Navigating the Application Process
1 Lecture 14:52

Learn how to determine which PA program is right for you.

Understand what is required when applying through CASPA.

Learn about the supplemental application.

The Physician Assistants current role in healthcare and future outlook
14:52
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Writing Your Narrative Essay
1 Lecture 09:17

Writing is difficult.

Writing an essay that will grant you admission into the PA program of your dreams is even more difficult.

I will show you ways to write an enticing essay without having to pull an all-nighter.

Your Elevator Pitch of a Lifetime
09:17
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Obtaining Your Letters of Reference
1 Lecture 14:34

You are required to obtain at least 3 letters of reference.

Find out who you need to ask and how to make sure they write them for you.

Going All In With Your Best Hand Showing
14:34
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You've Submitted your CASPA Application, Now What
1 Lecture 13:56

There is always someone out there working harder then you.

Make sure that you spend your time one improving yourself in the areas which will make you standout from the rest of the crowd.

The Importance of Continual Self Improvement
13:56
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The Interview Process
1 Lecture 15:11

The interview is typically the most nerve raking part of the entire application process.

Learn how to stay relaxed and interact with interviewers so that they remember you from all of the others they are interviewing that day.

Being Your Best When it Counts the Most
15:11
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Tips on How to Fund Your Education
1 Lecture 10:51

Learn what student loan choices are out there and where to look for potential scholarships.

Investing in Your Self, It's The Best Investment You Will Ever Make
10:51
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Final Thoughts
1 Lecture 05:24

List of helpful blogs and websites that you can continue to gain knowledge from.

Tips and Recommended Resources to Help You Along Your Journey
05:24
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About the Instructor
Anthony Gauthier
4.9 Average rating
14 Reviews
46 Students
1 Course
Physician Assistant

Anthony Gauthier PA-C, ATC practices as a Physician Assistant at a renowned orthopedic practice in Long Beach, CA. He graduated from Western University of Health Sciences PA program in Southern California.

Currently, Anthony is Adjunct Faculty at California State University, Long Beach teaching graduate courses in Sports Medicine.

He has been a Board Member and the Chair of the Public Relations committee for the California Academy of Physician Assistants.

His passion for the PA profession has allowed him to be a guest lecturer presenting on how one becomes a Physician Assistant. Anthony is course director for an annual Pre-PA conference held in California and the founder of TheOrthopedicPA, a web resource of PAs practicing orthopedics.

On his free time Anthony enjoys surfing, traveling, and competing in triathlons.