Physical Assessment I


First in a two-part study of the development of complete physical examination skills, recognition of normal and abnormal findings, documentation of the exam in a systematic fashion, and oral presentation of physical exam data. Emphasis on assessment of the pediatric patient is included. Laboratory sessions provide opportunity for supervised "hands-on" practice of the material covered in lecture. Coursework is divided into components organized by body systems and integrates with the material concurrently presented in the Clinical Medicine series and Pediatrics. 3 Credits (1 Lecture - 6 Lab) Corequisite(s): PHA358 and PHA369. Spring Only.