PAST™ - for Physician Assistant Programs
Designed specifically for physician assistant programs, Typhon Group's PAST Student Tracking System functions as a complete electronic student tracking system, including comprehensive patient encounter logs and reports, a fully featured evaluation component for assessments, management of student rotation scheduling, student electronic portfolios, student and preceptor biographic databases, clinical site database, curriculum mapping, secure document management, and much more.

Something for everyone in your department

   • Program Directors ...can review reports monitoring student clinical experiences, curriculum mapping, and evaluations
   • Academic Coordinators ...can map curriculum objectives to accreditation standards and monitor student achievements of targets/goals
   • Clinical Coordinators ...can manage the ever-growing list of site/preceptor affiliation agreements and schedule students appropriately
   • Administrative Assistants ...can manage the details of every student in your program, including licenses and immunization documents
   • Faculty ...can monitor whether students are satisfactorily progressing in their clinical experiences, meeting the objectives of each rotation
   • Preceptors ...can evaluate students, provide feedback on their students' experiences, and keep their contact info up-to-date
   • Students ...can report their clinical experiences, take evaluations, and build a portfolio to use when job hunting after graduation

PAST includes a variety of integrated features, such as:

Clinical Encounter Tracking

Students can quickly and easily enter all clinical encounter information from one page, including patient demographics, diagnosis and procedure codes, skills, medications, and clinical notes.

ICD & CPT Coding

Updated annually, the clinical encounter log includes the fully licensed ICD & CPT code sets that can be searched by keyword or taxonomy, allowing students to properly categorize their diagnoses and procedures.

Individual Reports

Students and faculty can instantly run a variety of pre-built reports, including cumulative case log and procedure totals, individual case logs, time logs, and conference logs.

Group Comparison Reports

Administrators and faculty can instantly run and export a variety of pre-built comparison reports to compare students, clinical sites, or preceptors. An assortment of filters can be applied to narrow results.

Evaluations & Surveys

Design and administer your own web-based surveys or evaluations, such as rotation, site, student, or preceptor assessments.  Results can be viewed in real time with live summary graphs and charts.

Student Scheduling

Easily build and maintain your calendar of student rotations.  Additional automated features (mid-2016) allow for preference-based scheduling by linking together site, preceptor and student requirements.

Curriculum Mapping

Map your school's program and course objectives and optionally align them with standards that apply to your program's accreditation requirements. Create student rosters and track their achievements.

Student Portfolios

Students can create and customize their own multi-page website using the My Portfolio module.  This electronic portfolio becomes invaluable when students are seeking employment after graduation.

Student & Preceptor Databases

Manage all the relevant details of each person in your system, including contact information, immunizations and licenses, supporting documents and administrative comments.

Clinical Site Database

Manage the details of each of your clinical sites, including address and contact information, contract documents and related preceptors. Optionally enable a clinical site directory for students.

Secure Document Management

Full electronic management of coursework turned in by students, immunization and license paperwork, site and preceptor contracts, and other documents that need to be shared with relevant parties.

Customizable Features

Administrators can choose which fields to track in the system and can add their own fields to the case logs, time logs, and student, clinical site and preceptor databases.

Encounter Continuity

Allows students to link patient encounters and track a patient over an extended period of time without having to enter any HIPAA-protected health information.

Secure Online Access

Secure website access using encrypted GeoTrust 256-bit SSL transmission and policies that comply with HIPAA, FERPA, and PCI DSS security standards.

Smartphone Optimized

Student data entry website automatically recognizes when a student is logged in from a smartphone and optimizes the screens and menus for use on smaller devices.

Video Tutorials

Chapterized video tutorials allow administrators, faculty and students to walk through the system at their own pace and return to specific topic areas when needed.


At Typhon Group, we worked hard to design the most advanced healthcare student tracking software available.  Our systems are both powerful and easy to use (we're not just saying that... ask our clients!).  And, our expert account management team is ready to help your new users get up to speed fast.  As a Typhon Group customer, you'll receive unlimited support and online training classes at no extra cost.  Best of all, with pay-per-user pricing and no long term contracts, Typhon Group is a cost-effective solution for small schools and large programs alike.

Ready to see more?  Contact us today for a quote, complete feature list, client references, and extended video tutorials to view at your leisure.  When you're ready, we can schedule a full online demonstration and Q & A session to show how you can customize the product to meet your needs.  We look forward to speaking with you soon!

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