The physician’s assistant program – part of the University of La Verne’s College of Health and Community Well-being set for official launch in fall 2022 – has had an update in its process of becoming an accredited program: It has gone from provisional accreditation to probationary accreditation, officials announced this week.
The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant has recommended that provisional accreditation of the University of La Verne’s Physician Assistant program be withdrawn. The University administration has appealed the decision and must submit that appeal by today.
University of La Verne alumna and physician assistant Brianna Cardenas is back at La Verne as an assistant professor of health in the University’s new physicians assistant program, which began enrolling students last fall.
The first cohort of the Physician Assistant Program at the University of La Verne, which was granted provisional accreditation through the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant earlier this year, kicked off the first week of classes Aug. 26.
The Associated Students of University of La Verne, ASULV, hosted a student strategy meeting Monday with Loretta Rahmani.
They wanted to discuss the University’s 2020 vision, which included the launch of the La Verne Experience, and a planned increased focus on health education and services.
The University of La Verne’s physician assistant program has received provisional accreditation through the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.
“The ARC-PA is one of the most difficult accreditations for universities to receive,” Provost Jonathan Reed said. “It is an extremely difficult and thorough process, and the evaluation is very strict.”
The first cohort of the graduate level program will include 22 students and is set to begin studies Aug. 27.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.