June 2016 | ARC-PA

New Assistant Director

On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 in News


Darwin Brown, PA-C, MPH, will begin working with the ARC-PA as an Assistant Director, effective July 1, 2016.  Mr. Brown has been in voluntary service to the Commission as an ARC-PA site visitor since 2006. (click on article title to read full article)


Welcome to the New News!

On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 in News


As part of the website redesign, the News section has also been redesigned.  The News gives a capsule version of the topic.  To read the entire article and see links to documents, click on the title of the posting. If you see “[…]” it also means there is more to read, so be sure to click on the article title.

News is set up in a fashion similar to a “blog,” which will be familiar to many.  Unlike a blog however, the News items are not presently set up for discussion or postings by readers.  Stay tuned, however….who knows what the future may hold!  Enjoy the new website and send any questions or comments to the webmaster.


Program Expectations

On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 in News


The power point slide handout on Program Expectations, originally presented at PAEA in 2013, has been renamed and updated to reflect the March 2016 changes to the Standards.  (Click on the title of this article to access the handout.)


Exceeding Approved Class Size

On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 in News


The annotation to standard E1.09 states “The maximum entering class size is approved by the ARC-PA upon review of the program by the commission or after approval of a change request for a class size increase. Any increase above the ARC-PA approved maximum entering class size for any reason requires program notification to the ARC-PA.” The ARC-PA has developed a form, available on the Program Change page of this web site, to facilitate the program notifying the ARC-PA about the reasons for any class which exceeds the approved maximum.


New Executive Director

On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 in Featured


The commission completed its review of Executive Director Candidates, selecting Sharon L. Luke, MSHS, PA-C as the next Executive Director of the ARC-PA.. Click on the title of this article to access the full article.