School of Medicine

Physician Assistant Studies - Program

Didactic Curriculum

SUMMER 1

COURSE CODE COURSE # CREDIT Hrs COURSE COMPONENTS
PAS 6015 1 Mission in Practice/Professional Issues 1
PAS 6010 1 Evidence Based Medicine (Foundations) 1
PAS 6020 3 Anatomy
PAS 6040 2 Mechanisms of Health and Disease
PAS 6050 2 Data Collection/Medical Interviewing

Clinical Practicum 1
PAS 6060 3 Microbiology/Infectious Disease
PAS 6070 1 Clinical Pharmacology
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FALL

COURSE CODE COURSE # CREDIT Hrs COURSE COMPONENTS
PAS 6016 1 Mission in Practice/Professional issues 2

Health Disparities
PAS 6011 1 Evidence based Medicine (Foundations) 2
PAS 6030 1.5 Physiology 1
PAS 6080 1 Lab Interpretation
PAS 6090 3 Pediatrics
PAS 6115 3 Cardiology

BLS/PALS/ACLS
PAS 6110 2 Pulmonology
PAS 6120 2 Endocrinology
PAS 6130 1 Ophthalmology.
PAS 6250 1 Ears/Nose/Throat
PAS 6140 1 Tutorials/Patient Problem Management 1
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SPRING

COURSE CODE COURSE # CREDIT Hrs COURSE COMPONENTS
PAS 6017 1 Mission in Practice/Service Learning 3
PAS 6131 1.5 Physiology 2
PAS 6150 2 Hematology

Oncology
PAS 6160 2 Neurology
PAS 6170 2 Gastroenterology
PAS 6260 1 Urology

Male GU Exam
PAS 6190 2 Psychiatry
PAS 6095 1 Geriatrics
PAS 6141 2 Tutorials/Patient Problem Management 2
PAS 6970 1 Master's Project 1
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SUMMER 2

COURSE CODE COURSE # CREDIT Hrs COURSE COMPONENTS
PAS 6018 1 Mission in Practice 4

Clinical Practicum 2
PAS 6210 2 Women's Health

Female Breast/OBGYN Exam
PAS 6215 1 Obstetrics
PAS 6220 2 Musculoskeletal Medicine
PAS 6230 1 Dermatology
PAS 6240 4 Emergency Medicine

Surgery

Hospital Medicine

Procedures Lab
PAS 6971 1 Master's Project 2
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CLINICAL

COURSE CODE COURSE # CREDIT Hrs COURSE COMPONENTS
PAS 6071* 9 Preceptorship 1 - Family Medicine

Preceptorship 1 - Pediatrics

Preceptorship 1 - Emergency Medicine
PAS 6072* 9 Preceptorship 2 - Surgery

Preceptorship 2 - Women's Health

Preceptorship 2 - Internal Medicine
PAS 6073* 9 Preceptorship 3 - Psychiatry

Preceptorship 3 - Elective 1

Preceptorship 3 - Elective 2
* Clinical practice experiences may occur in variable sequences depending upon student placement in rotations.