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Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine

First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 58.5
Fall Quarter
ANAT  1511 Gross Anatomy I 5
BIOC  1511 Biochemistry I 7
CORE 1560 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
HIST  1511 Histology/Embryology I 5
PMED 1512 Podiatric Medicine I 1.5
Total
Winter Quarter
ANAT  1522 Gross Anatomy II 5
BIOC  1522 Biochemistry II 4
CORE 1570 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
HIST  1522 Histology/Embryology II 1.5
PHYS  1521 Physiology I 5.5
PMED 1521 Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Function I 3
Total
Spring Quarter
CORE 1580 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
FMED  1531 Clinical Ethics/Medical Jurisprudence 1.5
MICR  1531 Immunology 3
NEUR  1531 Neuroscience 6.5
PHYS  1532 Physiology II 5.5
PMED 1531 Podiatric Surgery 3
Total

Second Professional Year:

ACLS/BLS is a mandatory, non-credit, 2-day session taught at the end of the second year.

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 73.5
Summer Quarter
PMED 1617 Podiatric Basic Skills A (Rotation) 1
PMED 1643 Lower Extremity Anatomy 6.5
PMED 1644 Medical Imaging 2
PMED 1651 Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Function II 3.5
PMED 1675 Pediatric Orthopedics 3
Total
Fall Quarter
MICR  1611 Microbiology I 5
PASS  1569 Physical Diagnosis 4
PATH  1611 Pathology I 6
PHAR  1611 Pharmacology I 4
PMED 1617 Podiatric Basic Skills B (Rotation) 0.5
Total
Winter Quarter
MICR  1622 Microbiology II 5
PATH 1622 Pathology II 6
PMED 1662 General Medicine I 3
PMED 1617 Podiatric Basic Skills C (Rotation) 0.5
Total
Spring Quarter
PATH 1633 Pathology III 5
PMED 1641 Podiatric Medicine II 3.5
PMED 1663 Podiatric Pathomechanics 3.5
PMED 1672 General Medicine II 3
PMED  1678 Behavioral Medicine 1.5
Total

Third Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:
Summer Quarter
PMED 1722 Advanced Podiatric Surgery and Trauma 4
PMED 1724 Orientation to the Operating Room & Anesthesia 1.5
PMED 1732 General Medicine III 3
PMED  1734 Practice Management 2
PMED 1773 Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation 2.5
PMED 1774 General Orthopedics and Disorders of Bone 2.5
Total
Fall Quarter
PMED 1723 Emergency Medicine 1.5
PMED 1741 Podiatric Dermatology and Infectious Disease 3
PMED 1742 Research, Community Health and Evidence Based Medicine 2
PMED 1751 Applied Clinical Biomechanics 2
Total
Rotations (Integrated October through May)
PMED 1701 Podiatric Medicine CORE (3 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation) 12
  PMED 1701A CORE Rotation
  PMED 1701B CORE Rotation
  PMED 1701C CORE Rotation
PMED 1702 Radiology 2
PMED  1706 Outpatient Medicine 4
  Medical Specialty (may choose one month rotation from the list below) 4
PMED 1710 Dermatology
PMED 1711 Rheumatology
PMED 1714 Endocrinology
PMED 1715 Neurology
  Required Elective - May choose either one 4-week and two 2-week rotations, or two 4-week rotations from the list below 8
PMED 1705 Podiatric Office
PMED 1707 Vascular Medicine
PMED 1708 Pedorthics, Bracing & Prosthetics
PMED 1712 Physical Therapy
PMED 1713 Wound Care
PMED 1716 Orthotic Fabrication
PMED 1733 Clerkship
PMED 1735 Research
PMED 1740 International
Total

Fourth Professional Year:

Each student may take up to four weeks of vacation time.

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 47
Summer/Fall/Winter Quarters
PMED  1821 Clinical Correlates in Podiatric Medicine, Biomechanics, and Surgery 1
PMED  1831 Clinical Correlates in Podiatric Medicine, Biomechanics, and Surgery 1
PMED  1841 Clinical Correlates in Podiatric Medicine, Biomechanics, and Surgery 1
Total
Rotations (Integrated June through May)
PMED 1801 Podiatric Medicine CORE (3 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation) 12
  PMED 1801 A CORE Rotation
  PMED 1801B CORE Rotation
  PMED 1801C CORE Rotation
PMED 1802 Emergency Medicine/Trauma 4
PMED  1803 Surgery 4
PMED  1804 Inpatient Medicine 4
PMED 1805 Clinical Clerkships (4 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation) 16
  PMED 1805A Clinical Clerkship
  PMED 1805B Clinical Clerkship
  PMED 1805C Clinical Clerkship
  PMED 1805D Clinical Clerkship
PMED 1807 Non-Podiatric Medicine or Surgery Specialty (Available rotations include Rheumatology, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Vascular Medicine, Dermatology, Neurology and Endocrinology) 4
PMED 1808 Optional Rotation (4 weeks) (4)
Total 44