GWU: Gardner-Webb University
PAEA: Physician Assistant Education Association
AHEC: Area Health Education Center
SCPE: Supervised Clinical Practice Experience
PA: Physician Assistant
PANCE: Physician Assistant National Certification Examination
PANRE: Physician Assistant National Recertification Examination
TMPACKRATTM: Physician Assistant Clinical Knowledge Rating & Assessment Tool
EMR: Electronic Medical Record
OSCE: Objective Structured Clinical Examinations
NCAPA: North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
TMEORTM: End of Rotation
EOCTM: End of Curriculum
SP: Standardized Patient
MS Teams: Microsoft Teams
APC: Academic Progress Committee
NCCPA: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
HCP: Health Care Providers
EC: Executive Committee
LOA: Leave of Absence
CBDs: Callback Days
CCC: Clinical Competency Checklist
CDC: Centers for Disease Control
OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
EBM: Evidence-Based Medicine
UM: Underserved Medicine SCPE
EM: Emergency Medicine SCPE
SM: Surgical Medicine SCPE
WM: Women’s Medicine SCPE
PM: Pediatric Medicine SCPE
BM: Behavioral Medicine SCPE
IM: Internal Medicine SCPE
FM: Family Medicine SCPE
ELE I: Elective I SCPE
ELE II: Elective II SCPE