Clinical Procedures III


Final course in a three-part study of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures performed by physician assistants in clinical practice. Documentation of procedure notes and patient counseling regarding the procedures is incorporated and critiqued. Skills covered integrate with the material concurrently presented in the Clinical Medicine series and the Principles of Emergency Medicine and Surgery. Course content also continues the learning outcomes first introduced in Clinical Procedures. Students are exposed to various technological advances in surgery and are expected to relate their use in medicine today as pertinent to the treatment of disease processes. (Formerly PHA357) 3 Credits (1 Lecture - 6 Lab) Prerequisite(s): PHA336. Corequisite(s): PHA372 and PHA380. (Science, Technology and Society) Summer Only.