Physician Assistant Studies

Description of Courses

  • Didactic Course Descriptions
  • Clinical Learning Rotations Course Descriptions
Didactic Phase   
  1st Quarter*  
   
  • Gross Anatomy
4-2-6
   
  • Neuroanatomy 
3-0-3
   
  • Human Physiology 
3-0-3
   
  • Health Assessment and Physical Examination
4-2-6
      (Total = 18)
       
  2nd Quarter*  
   
  • Medical Pathology and Genetics
4-0-4
   
  • Epidemiology and Public Health 
3-0-3
   
  • Clinical Assessment and Management I
4-2-6
   
  • Pharmacotherapeutics I 
3-0-3
   
  • Clinical Laboratory Medicine 
2-0-2
      (Total = 18)
       
  3rd Quarter*  
   
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine 
1-1-2
   
  • Women’s Health 
3-0-3
   
  • Evidence Based Medicine 
2-0-2
   
  • Clinical Assessment and Management II 
4-2-6
   
  • Pharmacotherapeutics II 
3-0-3
   
  • PA History 
1-0-1
      (Total = 17)
       
  4th Quarter*  
   
  • Essentials of Radiology 
3-2-4
   
  • Medical Nutrition 
2-0-2
   
  • Clinical Pediatrics 
3-0-3
   
  • Emergency Medicine 
3-1-4
   
  • Clinical Assessment and Management III 
2-1-3
   
  • Pharmacotherapeutics III 
2-0-2
      (Total = 18)
       
  5th Quarter*  
   
  • Professional Issues and Health Policy
2-0-2
   
  • Clinical Geriatrics 
3-0-3
   
  • Fundamentals of Surgery
4-2-5
   
  • Health Care Ethics and Law 
2-0-2
   
  • Research Design and Methodology 
1-0-1
   
  • Didactic Summative Evaluation 
3-0-3
      (Total = 16)
       
      Total Quarter Hours = 87
       
Clinical Learning Year*  
   
  • Internal Medicine
9-0-9
   
  • General Surgery 
9-0-9
   
  • Family Medicine/Geriatrics 
9-0-9
   
  • Emergency Medicine
9-0-9
   
  • Women’s Health 
9-0-9
   
  • Pediatrics
9-0-9
   
  • Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Health 
9-0-9
   
  • Elective 
9-0-9
   
  • Clinical Summative Review 
3-0-3
   
  • Capstone Research Project 
3-0-3
      Total Quarter Hours = 78
       
      Total Program Hours = 165
      *lecture hours - lab hours - total hours

 

 

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