PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT EDUCATION PROGRAM CURRICULUM

PHASE I - Academic  (13 Months) 

Fall  Semester
GCBA 571 Structures of the Human Body  9
CIP 606 Physiology  6
PAMM  690 Biology of Disease  5
PHAS 620 Physician Assistant Professional Issues  1
    TOTAL 21

 

Spring  Semester   
CLS 500 Application & Interpretation of Clinical Lab Data 2
PHAR 507 Pharmacology 5
CLS 511 Medical Microbiology 2
PHAS 630 Clinical Skills I 2
PHAS 632 Communication in Medicine I 2
PHAS 650 Adult and Pediatric Medicine I 8
    TOTAL 21

 

Summer Semester  
PHAS 635 Clinical Skills II 3
PHAS 637 Communication in Medicine II 1
PHAS 645 Behavioral Medicine 3
PHAS 655 Adult and Pediatric Medicine II 11
PHAS 660 Medical Ethics 1
PHAS 665 Systems in Health Care and Management 1
PHAS 670 Research Applications in Medicine 1
    TOTAL 21


Phase II - Clinical
(15 Months) 

Fall Semester   
PHAS 700 Clinical Education/Clerkships (by arrangement) 12

 

Spring Semester  
PHAS 700 Clinical Education/Clerkships (by arrangement) 16

 

Summer  Semester   
PHAS 700 Clinical Education/Clerkships (by arrangement) 16

 

Fall  Semester  
PHAS 700 Clinical Education/Clerkships (by arrangement) 16

Required Clerkships (10 Months)

Family Medicine 12 weeks
General Pediatrics 4 weeks
General Surgery 4 weeks
Ob/Gyn 4 weeks
Psychiatry 4 weeks
Internal Medicine 4 weeks
Geriatrics 4 weeks
Emergency Medicine 4 weeks


Elective Clerkships 
(5 Months - 20 weeks)

Students may select five clerkships for electives.  (20 semester hrs total) 

Cardiology
Endocrinology
Infectious Disease
Oncology/Hematology
Pulmonary Medicine
Cardiovascular Surgery
Neurosurgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Plastic Surgery
Urology
Dermatology
International Medicine
ENT - Otolaryngology
Radiology

Course Descriptions 

Total Program Semester  Hours...........................................123 

Total Number of Months........................................................28 

 

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