Professionalism and Ethics
Integrate the principles of professionalism and ethics into the clinical practice of the physician assistant. The course is a general overview of the role of the physician assistant with emphasis on the principles of ethics and professionalism and their integration into modern medicine.
Emergency and Surgical Medicine
Instruction regarding recognition and management of the surgical patient, as well as instruction regarding rapid and efficient management of the trauma or emergent patient. Includes a radiology workshop for the recognition of and differentiation between the normal and abnormal radiographic findings.
Maternal and Child Health
Familiarizes the student with conditions specific to maternal-child medicine. Lectures and case studies on diagnostic, therapeutic and counseling techniques aim at managing sensitive issues in both the obstetrical and gynecological patient, familiarizing the student with conditions specific to the pediatric patient.