Benefits of Precepting

  1. The number one reason to precept is the ability to give back to the medical profession by training future medical providers.
  2. The love of teaching. Students being in the office or on the floor or in the operating room, often renews your energy again towards medicine. Observing that proverbial light bulb going off with the students is extremely rewarding.
  3. Student questions and inquisitiveness challenges your knowledge and assists in keeping up with the latest knowledge and current guidelines.
  4. You will be assisting the PA Program increase the awareness of the PA profession in the state of Arkansas.
  5. Working with students who may be future job candidates for your practice. Precepting students allows physicians to determine if there is a potential future working relationship with the PA student.
  6. Physicians can use time spent precepting students toward category 2 CME.
  7. Physician assistants have now been approved to receive Category 1 CME for precepting students if the PA Program completes an application through the AAPA national organization.


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