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Physician Assistant (PA) School Details
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University of Nevada, Reno
Length of Program:
Part-Time Option Available:
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Minimum Science GPA:
Average Science GPA:
Shadowing and Experience:
PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:
Minimum PA Shadowing:
Patient Care Experience Required:
Patient Care Experience Recommended:
Additional Information Regarding Patient Care:
Paid hands-on direct patient care experiences may come from a variety of places. The extent to which an applicant is actually involved in patient care will be weighed based on the description of the applicant's duties during those hours. The title of a position is not as important as the duties the applicant performed in terms of patient contact and interaction with patients and other healthcare providers (physicians, PAs, nurses, etc.)." Examples of paid direct patient care experiences may include but are not limited to EMT, paramedic, medical assistant, scribe, patient care tech, nurse, surgical tech, athletic trainer, physical therapy aide, etc. During COVID, a minimum of 1500 paid direct-hands on clinical patient care will be acceptable.
Online Coursework Accepted:
Community College Coursework Accepted:
Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:
Required or Recommended
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
Anatomy and Physiology
English / Writing