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Board Review Materials
Iowa Board of Physician Assistants
The Iowa Board of Physician Assistants evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify.
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
NCCPA is the only certifying organization for physician assistants in the United States. Established as a not-for-profit organization in 1975, NCCPA is dedicated to assuring the public that certified physician assistants meet established standards of clinical knowledge and cognitive skills upon entry into practice and throughout their careers.
Practice Exams from NCCPA
Not provided by U of I. There is a fee for this product.
NCCPA offers Practice Exams to assist PAs in the preparation for PANCE and PANRE. They help PAs assess their relative strengths and weaknesses, to direct their study efforts and to familiarize themselves with the types of questions they'll see on the actual certifying examinations. Each Practice Exam includes 120 questions taken from the PANCE and PANRE test question banks.