Students are highly discouraged from participating in extra-curricular employment. History demonstrates these students are at high risk of dismissal due to poor academic performance attributed to the time conflicts that outside employment brings.
PA students are not required to work for the PA program.
PA students do not substitute for or function as instructional faculty. Students may share their previous healthcare knowledge and skills with students informally but will not be required to provide lectures. Students are not required and should never substitute for clinical or administrative staff during clinical rotations.
PA students are strongly discouraged from outside employment while enrolled in the program. Coursework or days missed as a result of outside employment will not be excused.