The Truth about PAs and Advocacy Series

Legislators want to hear from PAs, advocacy is something all PAs can, and should, do.  This two-part CME series is designed to educate, encourage, and inspire PAs to become advocates on behalf of the profession. These interactive modules explain the power that grassroots advocates have in the legislative process and provide concrete examples of simple actions PAs can take to build relationships with legislators and achieve advocacy success for the profession.


Activities

The Truth about PAs and Advocacy (Part 1): If Not You, then Who | 0.25 Credit 
The Truth about PAs and Advocacy (Part 2): How to Eat an Elephant | 0.25 Credit 


Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of these activities, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize the role for PAs and PA students in advocacy
  • List three reasons why PAs must engage in advocacy
  • Describe ways PAs can influence legislative decision making
  • List five ways PAs and PA students can be effective advocates for the profession
  • Differentiate between advocacy strategies that move the needle and those that don’t
  • Understand the role that relationships with legislators and staff play in advocacy success