September 27-28, 2019
Big Ten Conference Center
The Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA) is pleased to invite all pharmaceutical, medical supply companies, CME providers, non-profits and recruiters to exhibit at our upcoming Fall CME Conference. This two-day exhibit opportunity with dedicated Exhibit Hall time and a networking lunch, is a great opportunity to
place your product and/or services in front of PA professionals — your future clients.
Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants is excited to announce that one of our very own Illinois PAs, Jennifer Orozco, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, was elected to be an AAPA Director-At-Large! Congratulations! We are eager to support the advancement of the PA profession, both in our own state, as well as across the country. Please join us in congratulating her and the year’s elected AAPA members in this wonderful achievement.
Your PA Can Handle It
PA Week | October 6-12
Every year from October 6-12, we celebrate National PA Week, which recognizes the PA profession and its contributions to the nation’s health.
Board Certification & Licensure
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations (IDFPR) resources including the PA Practice Act, Administrative rules, Applications for Licensure, Application for Prescriptive Authority, Supervising Physician Forms
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is dedicated to serving the interest of the public. We do so with a passionate belief that certified PAs are essential members of the health care delivery team who provide millions access to more affordable, high quality health care. Our vision is to transform the delivery of quality healthcare by certifying qualified PAs through programs that improve patient care while exemplifying a commitment to excellence unparalleled among certifying organizations.
Education & Training
Areas of Specialty & Clinical Practice
Become a PA
Step 2: Attend an accredited PA program
Step 3: Become certified
Step 4: Obtain a state license
Step 5: Maintain your certification
See more info on prerequisites and healthcare experience at the AAPA website.