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
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course 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 

What are the requirements?

  • A strong desire to pursue their goal of working in the medical field.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for those aspiring to become a Physician Assistant.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome to the course

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.

Section 2: Your Journey to Becoming a Physician Assistant

Every journey begins with the first step.

I dare you to take that first step.

Section 3: Understanding the Physician Assistant Profession

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.

Section 4: Navigating the Application Process

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

Understand what is required when applying through CASPA.

Learn about the supplemental application.

Section 5: Writing Your Narrative Essay

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.

Section 6: Obtaining Your Letters of Reference

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.

Section 7: You've Submitted your CASPA Application, Now What

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.

Section 8: The Interview Process

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.

Section 9: Tips on How to Fund Your Education

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

Section 10: Final Thoughts

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

Section 11: Navigating Your Detour: Tips for Re-Applicants

If you do not get excepted on your first time applying.
Don't worry, learn how you can improve your odds for the next time around.

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Instructor Biography

Anthony Gauthier, 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.

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