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Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine

First Professional Year

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 58.5
First Professional Year
ANAT 1511 Gross Anatomy 10
BIOC  1511 Biochemistry I 7
BIOC  1522 Biochemistry II 4
CORE 1560 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
CORE 1570 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
CORE 1580 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
FMED  1531 Clinical Ethics/Medical Jurisprudence 1.5
HIST 1511 Histology/Embryology 6.5
MICR  1531 Immunology 3
NEUR  1531 Neuroscience 6.5
PHYS  1521 Physiology I 5.5
PHYS  1532 Physiology II 5.5
PMED 1512 Podiatric Medicine I 1.5
PMED 1521 Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Function I 3
PMED 1531 Podiatric Surgery 3
Total 58.5
Total

Second Professional Year

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 73.5
Second Professional Year
MICR 1611 Microbiology 10
PASS  1569 Physical Diagnosis 4
PATH  1611 Pathology I 6
PHAR 1611 Pharmacology 11
PMED 1617 Podiatric Basic Skills A, B, C (Rotations) 2
PATH 1622 Pathology II 6
PATH 1633 Pathology III 5
PMED 1641 Podiatric Medicine II 3.5
PMED 1643 Lower Extremity Anatomy 6.5
PMED 1644 Medical Imaging 2
PMED 1651 Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Function II 3.5
PMED 1662 General Medicine I 3
PMED 1663 Podiatric Pathomechanics 3.5
PMED 1672 General Medicine II 3
PMED 1675 Pediatric Orthopedics 3
PMED  1678 Behavioral Medicine 1.5
Total 73.5
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Third Professional Year

ACLS/BLS is a mandatory, non-credit, 2-day session taught in the fall quarter prior to the start of third year rotations.

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 55
Summer Quarter
PMED 1722 Advanced Podiatric Surgery 2
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 13.5
Fall Quarter
PMED 1723 Emergency Medicine and Trauma 3
PMED 1741 Podiatric Dermatology 2.5
PMED 1742 Research, Community Health and Evidence Based Medicine 2
PMED 1751 Applied Clinical Biomechanics 2
Total 9.5
Winter/Spring Quarters
PMED 1725 Clinical Correlates in Podiatric Biomechanics 1
PMED 1726 Clinical Correlates in Podiatric Medicine 1
Total 2
Rotations (Integrated October through May)
PMED 1701 Podiatric Medicine CORE A, B, C (3 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation) 12
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 30

Fourth Professional Year

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

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 40
Summer/Fall/Winter Quarters
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Rotations (Integrated June through May)
PMED 1801 Podiatric Medicine CORE (2 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation) 8
PMED 1802 Emergency Medicine/Trauma 4
PMED  1803 Surgery 4
PMED  1804 Inpatient Medicine 4
PMED 1805 Clinical Clerkships (5 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation) 20
  PMED 1805A Clinical Clerkship
  PMED 1805B Clinical Clerkship
  PMED 1805C Clinical Clerkship
  PMED 1805D Clinical Clerkship
  PMED 1805E Clinical Clerkship
PMED 1808 Optional Rotation (4 weeks) (4)
Total 40