PAS - Physician Assistant Studies

PAS 7000 Anatomy for Physician Assistants I Cr. 2

Structural and functional anatomy of the human body relevant to physician assistant responsibilities. All major regions of body will be studied. Regional dissections; programmed instruction; lectures and demonstrations with emphasis on use of gross anatomy in physical diagnosis. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Course Material Fees: $250

PAS 7001 Anatomy for Physician Assistants II Cr. 1

Continuation of PAS 7000. Structural and functional anatomy of the human body relevant to physician assistant responsibilities. All major regions of body will be studied. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

PAS 7010 Clinical Medicine I Cr. 3

Introduction to etiology, manifestation, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disease; includes: all major organ systems and disease entities. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Course Material Fees: $30

PAS 7020 Clinical Medicine II Cr. 3

Continuation of PAS 7010. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PAS 7010, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Course Material Fees: $30

PAS 7030 Clinical Medicine III Cr. 4

Continuation of PAS 7020. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PAS 7020, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Course Material Fees: $30

PAS 7040 Patient Evaluation I Cr. 2

The elicitation and recording of complete medical history, including a complete and comprehensive physical examination. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

PAS 7050 Patient Evaluation II Cr. 2

Continuation of PAS 7040. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PAS 7040, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

PAS 7060 Patient Evaluation III Cr. 3

Continuation of PAS 7050. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PAS 7050, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

PAS 7070 Health Care Issues I Cr. 1

Specialized topics in the care of patients, medical research, as well as issues concerning the delivery of health care to the public. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Course Material Fees: $25

PAS 7080 Health Care Issues II Cr. 1

Continuation of PAS 7070. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PAS 7070, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Course Material Fees: $25

PAS 7090 Health Care Issues III Cr. 1

Continuation of PAS 7080. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PAS 7080, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Course Material Fees: $25

PAS 7100 Pharmacology I Cr. 2

Principles of pharmacologic action followed by review of major therapeutic agents in each clinical area. Major systems of the body as related to drugs and diseases. Offered Yearly.

Course Material Fees: $15

PAS 7110 Pharmacology II Cr. 2

Continuation of PAS 7100, Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PAS 7100, with a minimum grade of C

Course Material Fees: $30

PAS 7500 Pathophysiology I Cr. 1

Dynamics of alterations in function in response to disease. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

PAS 7510 Pathophysiology II Cr. 1

Continuation of PAS 7500. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PAS 7500, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

PAS 7520 Pathophysiology III Cr. 1

Continuation of PAS 7510. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: PAS 7510, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

PAS 8000 Internal Medicine Rotation: Practicum Cr. 4

Advanced training in internal medicine with particular emphasis on both inpatient and outpatient primary care. Offered Yearly.

PAS 8010 Obstetrics and Gynecology Rotation: Practicum Cr. 2

Advanced training in the problems associated with gestation, birth, and women's health. Offered Yearly.

PAS 8020 Emergency Medicine Rotation: Practicum Cr. 2

Advanced training in all aspects of the practice of urgent and emergency medicine. Offered Yearly.

Course Material Fees: $20

PAS 8030 Pediatrics Rotation: Practicum Cr. 2

Advanced training in the care of children from birth through adolescence. Offered Yearly.

PAS 8040 Psychiatry Rotation: Practicum Cr. 2

Advanced training in the care of patients with psychiatric disorders. Offered Yearly.

PAS 8050 Surgery Rotation: Practicum Cr. 4

Examination of patients with surgical disorders, arrangement and participation in selected surgical procedures and recommendations for further evaluation and care. Offered Yearly.

Course Material Fees: $40

PAS 8060 Family Medicine Rotation: Practicum Cr. 6

Advanced training in outpatient evaluation of pediatric and adult patients with emphasis on family health, lifespan, and coordination of the health care team. Offered Yearly.

Course Material Fees: $60

PAS 8070 Preceptorship Cr. 2

Rotation specialized to the primary care needs of individual physician assistant students in last phase of clinical training. Offered Yearly.