Jan 31, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PAS 663 - SURGERY CLERKSHIP


College of Health Sciences

Credits: 3

This is a four-week clinical course designed to provide physician assistant students with experience in evaluating and treating surgical problems. Experience is provided at the level of a primary care physician assistant, and emphasis is placed on performing a surgical history and physical exam, assisting in surgery, selecting and interpreting laboratory exams, establishing a logical differential diagnosis, evaluating evidence based medicine, performing selected surgical procedures, including pre-op, intra-op, and post-op management of patients.

Prerequisite(s):
Prereq: Enrollment in the Physician Assistant program and successful completion of the didactic portion of the PA curriculum.
Approved for Distance Learning.



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