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Physician Assistant Studies Courses:
Second PA Year — Spring

*Required

PHAS 7111* Clinical Medicine II

Continuation of PHAS 7110. Provides a comprehensive presentation of the various disease processes commonly encountered in primary care across the spectrum of clinical medicine. Employs a system-oriented, problem based approach and clinical information is presented in conjunction with appropriated, correlative lectures or labs in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, radiology, laboratory diagnostics, nutrition, and preventative approaches.

Prereq: Admitted to the PA Program.

 

4cr

PHAS 7220* Clinical Pharmacology

A focused clinical pharmacology course designed specifically to develop an extensive understanding of the medications routinely used in inpatient and outpatient care. Presented in a case study format using patient scenarios to develop clinical pharmacology knowledge.

Prereq: Admitted to the PA Program.

 

3cr

PHAS 7235* Emergency Medicine

Provides a comprehensive introduction to diagnosis and treatment of common and life-threatening patient presentations in the Emergency Department.

Prereq: Admitted to the PA Program.

 

4cr

PHAS 7250* Surgical Principles and Procedures

An introduction to the role of the physician assistant in surgery and surgical procedures commonly performed in post-operative care. Employs a system-oriented, problem based approach and clinical information is presented in conjunction with appropriate, correlative lectures or labs in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, radiology, laboratory diagnostics, and nutrition.

Prereq: Admitted to the PA Program.

4cr

PHAS 7230* Geriatric Medicine

An introduction into the biological aspects of aging, latency of disease, clinical geriatric syndromes, atypical disease presentations, drug prescribing and long term care of the elderly. Students develop an understanding of the special considerations and knowledge needed for clinical assessment and management of this special patient population.

Prereq: Admitted to the PA Program.

2cr

PHAS 7260* Pediatrics

An introductory pediatrics course which covers well child and common problems. Employs a system-oriented, problem based approach and clinical information is presented in conjunction with appropriate, correlative lectures or labs in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, radiology, laboratory diagnostics, and nutrition.

Prereq: Admitted to the PA Program.

3cr

PHAS 7116* Clinical Decision Making II

A 1-credit semester continuation of PHAS 7115 that focuses on application and further development of the student's approach to working-up and solving medical problems. Intended to build upon, refine and integrate basic clinical skills and competencies that students have acquired in previous coursework. Provides an opportunity for students to interact with patients in the clinical setting, and document and present the case to faculty and peers. Bridges the transition between academic learning and clinical practice during the clerkship year.

Prereq: Admitted to the PA Program.

 

1cr

Total:

21cr


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Marquette University Physician Assistant Studies
1700 Building, 1700 W. Wells St.
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee WI 53201-1881

Phone: (414) 288-5688
FAX: (414) 288-7951