PAS 0646 - Transition to Clinical Practice

Credits: 3

This course is intended to help the student transition from the didactic phase into the clinical phase by establishing the expectations and etiquette for the clerkship phase.  Additionally, this class introduces the student to the clinical clerkship experience of the PA program.  In preparation for the clerkship phase, clerkship policies and procedures will be presented.  Additionally, professional issues, cultural thinking, medical economics, healthcare finance, and medicolegal issues will be reviewed.  Patient assessment skills (including radiology, EKG, and lab data analysis) and practical skills will be reviewed as will competency will be evaluated.  




Prerequisites: Acceptance into PA Program, Successful completion of didactic phase courses.

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