PASSD 0518: Clinical Medicine I

Physician Assistant Program
Credits 5.0
Medical interviewing skills will be introduced through formal lectures and developed through standardized patient interviews. The skills, knowledge, and sensitivity needed to communicate and improve patient rapport in a variety of psychosocial situations will be discussed. A systems-oriented approach will introduce common diseases across the life-span, their underlying pathophysiology (including symptoms and signs), patient evaluation (history, physical examination and diagnostic studies), differential diagnosis, and basic therapeutic concepts.