2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog

132 Chemistry 4 English 3 Microbiology 4 Organic Chemistry 4 Psychology 3 Physiology 4 Sociology 3 Statistics 3 Physician Assistant Program Curriculum The Physician Assistant curriculum will be delivered on a full-time basis for a total of 27 months. Students will matriculate as a cohort (30 students) into a 12-month academic phase, followed by 13 months of clinical education. Final semester (2 months) is didactic. YEAR ONE: DIDACTIC CREDIT HOURS Semester: Fall PA 6402 Human Anatomy .................................................................................................... 4 PA 6404 Medical Interview and Physical Examination ........................................................ 4 PA 6206 Preventive Medicine & Patient Education ............................................................. 2 PA 6208 Introduction to Health Professions & PA Practice ................................................. 2 PA 6310 Physiology & Pathophysiology I ............................................................................ 3 PA 6112 Medical Ethics ........................................................................................................ 1 PA 6214 Clinical Medicine I ................................................................................................. 2 Semester: Spring PA 6416 Clinical Medicine II ................................................................................................ 4 PA 6312 Physiology & Pathophysiology II .......................................................................... 3 PA 6218 Diagnostic Methods ................................................................................................ 2 PA 6220 Patient Assessment I ............................................................................................... 2 PA 6224 Pharmacology & Medical Therapeutics I ............................................................... 2 PA 6228 Behavioral Medicine .............................................................................................. 2 PA 6130 Cross Cultural Health ............................................................................................. 1 PA 6232 Clinical Laboratory Science ................................................................................... 2 PA 6234 Research & Evidence-Based Medicine .................................................................. 2

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