Clinical Procedures I

PHA326

First in a three-part series, covering the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that are routinely performed by physician assistants in clinical practice. Procedures likely to be performed in both inpatient and outpatient settings are covered, with emphasis on those used in primary care and emergency medicine. Therapeutic procedures used in response to life threatening situations are also addressed. A portion of the laboratory sessions are devoted to identification, diagnosis, and treatment of dermatologic conditions. (Formerly PHA327) 1 Credit (0 Lecture - 3 Lab) Fall Only.