Aug 19, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MPAS 630 - Emergency Medicine


(5 hours) Prerequisites: Completion of the PA Program didactic year. This five-week rotation provides experiential educational opportunities that apply the knowledge and skills acquired during the didactic phase of the program to the provision of patient care in an Emergency Medicine setting. Working under the supervision of a licensed clinical preceptor the student will learn and develop the discipline-specific principles and practices inherent to Emergency Medicine. The student will develop proficiency in obtaining the medical history, performing physical exams, developing a differential diagnosis, designing a therapeutic management plan, performing clinical procedures, and providing patient education. These skills are grounded in scientific evidence and accurate clinical judgment. In addition, the student will continue to develop effective communication skills and professional behaviors and attributes. Note: This course cannot be challenged.



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