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The Bethel University Physician Assistant (PA) program is grateful for your contribution to the training of its students and the promotion of the profession.

Below, we'll answer all your questions about Bethel's PA preparation to help you plan a comprehensive clinical experience for PA students. In your hands, they'll take their significant didactic knowledge and learn to apply it to become competent and compassionate healthcare providers.

Why Become a Clinical Preceptor for PA Students?

Besides helping to train the next generation of medical professionals, you will benefit by:

  • Developing relationships with quality student recruits for future employment
  • Learning to seek out and organize new knowledge
  • Earning Category I CME as a PA through the AAPA
  • Potential to earn category II CME or equivalent credits toward certification
  • Funding for your organization through a MERC Grant
  • Eligibility for special Bethel University perks (pdf)

Bethel University has established clinical partnerships with major healthcare organizations, private practices, and smaller rural facilities throughout the Midwest. We continue to seek partnerships with quality medical practitioners in several specialties. 

If you would like to learn more about becoming a clinical preceptor, please contact us at pa-clinical@bethel.edu

Clinical Year Details

Understand how the rotations work and what is expected in each one during the clinical phase of a student's PA education.

Preceptor Responsibilities and Guidelines

Learn your role as a preceptor and what you can expect from a PA student.

Forms and Documents

Locate all the forms you'll need here, as well as a handbook that will answer many of your questions.

Preceptor Resources

Here, you'll find a variety of resources to guide your preceptor-student experience.