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Physician Assistant Program

The MWU CHS Physician Assistant Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate.

First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 78
Summer Quarter
ANAT 1500 Human Gross Anatomy and Embryology 7
BIOC 0551 Human Biochemistry 3
BIOC 0552 Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition 3
PASS 0501 Clinical Medicine I 4
PASS 0511 Professional Seminar I 1
PASS 0539 Biopsychosocial Issues 2
Total 20
Fall Quarter
ANAT 0565 Human Neurosciences 4
CORE 1599 Interprofessional Education I 1
PASS 0502 Clinical Medicine II 4
PASS 0564 Physical Diagnosis 3
PHAR 0584 Pharmacology I 3
PHYS 1510 Human Physiology I 3.5
Total 18.5
Winter Quarter
MICR 1576 Immunology 2
PASS 0503 Clinical Medicine III 6
PASS 0527 Research Seminar 4
PASS 0541 Psychiatric Principles 2
PHAR 0585 Pharmacology II 3
PHYS 1511 Human Physiology II 3.5
Total 20.5
Spring Quarter
BIOC 0581 Human Genetics 1
MICR 0582 Infectious Diseases 4
PASS 0504 Clinical Medicine IV 6
PASS 0512 Professional Seminar II 2
PASS 0521 Introduction to Capstone Project 1
PASS 0528 Advanced Patient Assessment and Management 2
PHAR  0586 Pharmacology III 3
Total 19

Second Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 55.5
Summer Quarter
PASS 0641-0648 Core Clinical Rotations 12
PASS 0681 Advanced Clinical Medicine I 3
Total 15
Fall Quarter
PASS 0641-0648 Core Clinical Rotations 12
PASS 0671 Independent Study in Capstone Project I 0.5
Total 12.5
Winter Quarter
PASS 0641-0648 Core Clinical Rotations 12
PASS 0672 Independent Study in Capstone Project II 0.5
PASS 0682 Advanced Clinical Medicine II 3
Total 15.5
Spring Quarter
PASS 0641-0648 Core Clinical Rotations 12
PASS 0673 Independent Study in Capstone Project III 0.5
Total 12.5

Third Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 12.5
Summer Quarter
PASS 0749 Elective I Rotation 4
PASS 0750 Elective II Rotation 4
PASS 0774 Independent Study in Capstone Project IV 0.5
PASS 0783 Advanced Clinical Medicine III 4
Total
Required Core and Elective Clinical Rotations
PASS 0641 Internal Medicine Rotation 6
PASS 0642 Behavioral Medicine Rotation 6
PASS 0643 General Surgery Rotation 6
PASS 0644 Emergency Medicine Rotation 6
PASS 0645 Family Medicine Rotation 6
PASS 0646 Geriatric Medicine Rotation 6
PASS 0647 Women’s Health Rotation 6
PASS 0648 Pediatric Medicine Rotation 6
PASS 0749 Elective I Rotation 4
PASS 0750 Elective II Rotation 4
Total