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Physician Assistant Training

The Physician Assistant training program is 29 months in length, is open to E4 to E7 and officers with 5 years or less commissioned service. Enlisted personnel are commissioned as Ensigns (Temporary Regular) upon graduation, officers continue to be considered for promotion. All requirements for the program, administrative, prerequisites and commissioning - if applicable, can be found on the Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP) FY 2015 Memo. Submission deadline is 1 August.

This training provides operational medicine and primary care training of military importance for Coast Guard Physician Assistants (PA).

Required every three years for CG mid level providers.

Additional Information:
An email stating the applicant's desire to attend should be sent the CG-1121 Training Manager. The request must have the applicants Emplid, unit address, supervisor’s name and signature. Also required in your request is an estimate of travel, per diem costs, registration costs and course dates.

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Last Modified 6/9/2014