Physical Exam Teaching Associate (PETA)

A Physical Exam Teaching Associate (PETA) is a standardized patient who has received intensive training (40 - 80 hours) in the proper technique for conducting a physical examination.  You will work with a PETA who will instruct & guide you on the techniques in the Bates text, using their own bodies as a model.  They are certified by EVMS faculty.

Full list of PETA skills available at SCSIL


PETA Introduction for Faculty

PETA Introduction for Learners