Advocacy & Education Committee

The Advocacy and Education Committee composed of volunteers from the IAPAE membership, works to promote the recognition and value-add of PA/PA Analogue educators and education programs globally. The Committee is developing accreditation standards, minimum competencies and a global framework for PA/PA Analogue programs

Committee Terms of Reference

  1. Serve as the advocacy arm of IAPAE for promoting PA/PA Analogue educators and education programs, leading to best practices of health science education and clinical training
  2. Serve as a resource for teaching, learning and training of PA/PA Analogue educational programs
  3. Serve as the global accreditation body for PA/PA Analogue educational programs
Committee Terms of Reference
Committee Objective

Committee Objectives

  1. Develop process to recommend and adopt a universal global term to unite all PA/PA Analogue practitioners, educators and students
  2. Develop framework for international curricula with minimum recommended competency standards
  3. Develop an International Accreditation Body
  4. Develop courses and workshops to provide Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points

Chairperson and details

Eunice Kuria
IAPAE - Chair of Advocacy and Education Committee

Profession: Clinical Officer
Country: Kenya
Email: info@iapae.org

Eunice Kuria is a Clinical Officer and holds a position of Education and Training in the Clinical Officers Council (COC) which is under the Ministry of Health in Kenya. Ms Kuria is the Head of the Department and actively involved in policy development including core curricula, examination policies, procedure manuals, internship guidelines, administration of licensure examination, accreditation of institution training supervision of final qualifying examination and placement of interns.

She has provided medical care as a Clinical Officer for 10 years then specialized in Paediatrics and Child Health and worked as a Paediatric Clinician for 9 years before transitioning to a position at COC in 2014. Her qualifications include Masters in Health Profession Education, Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine, Higher diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery (Paediatric and Child Health) and Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery. She is passionate for the future developments of Clinical Officers/ Physician Assistants globally.

Eunice Kuria -IAPAE
Committee Terms of Reference

Committee Terms of Reference

  1. Serve as the advocacy arm of IAPAE for promoting PA/PA Analogue educators and education programs, leading to best practices of health science education and clinical training
  2. Serve as a resource for teaching, learning and training of PA/PA Analogue educational programs
  3. Serve as the global accreditation body for PA/PA Analogue educational programs
Committee Objective

Committee Objectives

  1. Develop process to recommend and adopt a universal global term to unite all PA/PA Analogue practitioners, educators and students
  2. Develop framework for international curricula with minimum recommended competency standards
  3. Develop an International Accreditation Body
  4. Develop courses and workshops to provide Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points
Eunice Kuria -IAPAE

Chairperson and details

Eunice Kuria
IAPAE - Chair of Advocacy and Education Committee

Profession: Clinical Officer
Country: Kenya
Email: info@iapae.org

Eunice Kuria is a Clinical Officer and holds a position of Education and Training in the Clinical Officers Council (COC) which is under the Ministry of Health in Kenya. Ms Kuria is the Head of the Department and actively involved in policy development including core curricula, examination policies, procedure manuals, internship guidelines, administration of licensure examination, accreditation of institution training supervision of final qualifying examination and placement of interns.

She has provided medical care as a Clinical Officer for 10 years then specialized in Paediatrics and Child Health and worked as a Paediatric Clinician for 9 years before transitioning to a position at COC in 2014. Her qualifications include Masters in Health Profession Education, Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine, Higher diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery (Paediatric and Child Health) and Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery. She is passionate for the future developments of Clinical Officers/ Physician Assistants globally.

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