The Opportunities & Challenges of Implementing CASPer: A Non-Cognitive Admissions Test
Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Forum
Twenty PA programs have begun to adopt CASPer in their admissions process as a valid and low-cost method of assessing the non-cognitive competencies of their applicants. This session will present evidence surrounding its use in PA admissions and discuss the opportunities and challenges of integrating CASPer into the admissions process.
- Understand the value and challenges of non-cognitive assessments in the admissions process
- Describe the format of a situational judgment test (SJT) and its validity evidence for use in PA admissions
- Develop a plan for how a PA program might integrate an SJT into their current admissions process
Boissonneault, Gilbert; Grahame, Jason; and Preston, Teresa, "The Opportunities & Challenges of Implementing CASPer: A Non-Cognitive Admissions Test" (2019). Kinesiology and Allied Health Faculty Presentations. 105.