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Do PAs have to do night rotations like med students?

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I had a trauma surgery rotation where I was in house ~14 hours/day on day shift, 6 days/week for 3 weeks followed by 14 hour night shifts 6 days/week for 2 weeks.

When I have PA students they work my exclusively night shift schedule...and then some others that I throw them into as well.

Definitely rotation dependent.

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During PA school, my EM rotations did require nights/weekends, but no overnight, usually afternoon until 01:00 or 02:00 (usually by then the ED was getting quieter).  When I take students, they work my hours, which includes nights, but I try to cut them loose by 02:00 or so unless there are good learning opportunities to be had.

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