PHA496

Course examining the role of evidenced-based practice and research in physician assistant studies and takes place during clinical rotations and meets on designated dates when the student returns to campus. Designed to build on Internship Seminar I and II, the emphasis is placed on the integration of knowledge gained from Seminar I and II in writing medical literature and focuses on the completion of a capstone project that provides the opportunity to synthesize knowledge of evidence-based practice and the interrelationship of practice, theory, and research. This course also requires two summative examinations, a written exam and an objective standardized clinical examination (OSCE) designed to evaluate student preparedness to enter clinical medicine post-graduation. 1 Credit (1 Lecture) (Writing Enriched)