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Curriculum

Physician Assistant Program

The total credits for years 1, 2, and 3 are 142. The PA Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum, however and whenever, it deems appropriate.

First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:
Summer Quarter
ANAT 1551 Human Anatomy and Embryology (with Gross Anatomy Lab) 7
BIOC  551 Human Biochemistry 4
PASS 551 Behavioral Medicine 3
PASS 556 Medical Interviewing and Documentation 2
Total
Fall Quarter
CORE 1560 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
PASS 560 Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Medicine 2
PASS  565 Clinical Medicine I 4
PASS 586 Pediatrics 2
PASS 1569 Physical Diagnosis 4
PHAR 560 Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics I 2
PHYS  1571 Human Physiology I 4
Total
Winter Quarter
CORE 1570 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
MICR 570 Microbiology 3
PASS  570 Clinical Medicine II 5
PASS 574 Clinical Laboratory Medicine 2
PASS 577 Evidence-Based Medicine Cases 2
PHAR 570 Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics II 3
PHYS  1582 Human Physiology II 4
Total
Spring Quarter
CORE 1580 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
PASS 571 Therapeutic and Diagnostic Skills 1.5
PASS 573 Basic Electrocardiography 1.5
PASS 575 Women's Health 2
PASS 580 Clinical Medicine III 5
PASS 582 Emergency Medicine and Surgical Principles 3
PASS 587 Medical Ethics 1
PHAR 580 Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics III 3
Total

Second Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:
Summer Quarter
PASS 680 Preparation for Clinical Phase (PCP) 1.5
PASS 681 Clinical Medicine IV 2
PASS 682 Clinical Simulation 2
PASS 683 Medical Genetics 1
PASS 684 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 2
PASS 693 Clinical Assessment Day I 1
  Required Clinical Rotation 6
Total
Fall Quarter
PASS 665-A Master's Portfolio 1
PASS 691 Mid-Year Evaluation 1
  Required and Elective Clinical Rotations 12
Total
Winter Quarter
PASS 665-B Master's Portfolio 1
PASS 694 Clinical Assessment Day II 1
  Required and Elective Clinical Rotations 12
Total
Spring Quarter
PASS 665-C Master's Portfolio 1
PASS 692 End-of-Year Evaluation 2
  Required and Elective Clinical Rotations 12
Total

Third Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required: 12
Summer Quarter
  Required and Elective Clinical Rotations 12
Total
Required Clinical Rotations
CLRO 698 Elective Rotation I 6
CLRO 699 Elective Rotation II 6
EMED 691 Emergency Medicine 6
FMED 692 Family Medicine/Primary Care 6
IMED 693 Internal Medicine 6
OBGY 697 Women's Health 6
PEDI 694 Pediatrics 6
PSYC 695 Psychiatry/Behavioral Medicine 6
SURG 696 Surgery 6
Total -