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Orthopaedic Physician's Assistant Certification

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American Society of Orthopedic Physician Assistants
Orthopaedic Physician's Assistant Certification


The certification process is designed to promote excellence in the practice of orthopaedic physician's assistants by: 1. Recognizing formally those individuals who meet all the requirements of the NBCOPA. 2. Encouraging professional growth of the physician's assistant in orthopaedics. 3. Establishing and measuring the level of knowledge required for a certified orthopaedic physician's assistant. 4. Providing a standard of requisite knowledge required for certification, thereby assisting the employer, the public, and members of the health professions in the assessment of orthopaedic physician's assistants.

Orthopaedic Physician's Assistant Certification Website


Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 4 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

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