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Semesters V, VI, and VII

PASG 70000 SCPE, Family Medicine 

4 Credits 

Clinical experience in Family Medicine with direct supervision of a physician board-certified in Family medicine and licensed preceptor (PA and/or other health care provider) for five (5) weeks. Provide practical patient care experience in common diseases and disorders in conjunction with other members of the healthcare team. Further development and refinement the learners’ skills in taking a history and performing a physical exam, ordering and interpreting laboratory/diagnostic tests, synthesizing information in establishing a diagnosis, formulating and implementing a cost-effective treatment plan and promoting patient education. Prerequisites: PASG 61400, PASG 60830, PASG 61500, PASG 61600, PASG 60930 and PASG 61700.  

PASG 70100 SCPE, Internal Medicine 

4 Credits 

Clinical experience in Inpatient Internal Medicine with direct supervision of a qualified licensed preceptor for five (5) weeks in a wide variety of Internal Medicine care activities. Provide practical clinical experience in working with the hospitalized patients with acute or chronic diseases that are routinely seen by internists. Emphasis is on medical history review, physical examination, diagnostic testing, and management on a multidisciplinary team. Prerequisites: PASG 61400, PASG 60830, PASG 61500, PASG 61600, PASG 60930 and PASG 61700. 

PASG 70200 SCPE, Surgery 

4 Credits 

Clinical experience in Surgery with direct supervision of a qualified licensed preceptor for five (5) weeks in a surgical setting. Provide practical clinical experience in working with surgical patients. Emphasis in pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative management. Prerequisites: PASG 61400, PASG 60830, PASG 61500, PASG 61600, PASG 60930 and PASG 61700. 

PASG 70300 SCPE, Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine 

4 Credits 

Clinical experience in Pediatric (infant and child) and Adolescent Medicine with direct supervision of a qualified licensed preceptor for five (5) weeks. Experience with patients in the Pediatric and Adolescent setting who require acute, emergent, chronic, and preventive care. Emphasis is on medical history review, physical examination, diagnostic testing, and management on a multidisciplinary team. Prerequisites: PASG 61400, PASG 60830, PASG 61500, PASG 61600, PASG 60930 and PASG 61700. 

PASG 70400 SCPE, Women’s Health 

4 Credits 

Clinical experience in Women’s Health (includes prenatal and gynecological care) with direct supervision of a qualified licensed preceptor for five (5) weeks in a wide variety of Women’s Health care activities. Provide practical clinical experience in working with the Women’s Health patients seen by OB/GYN physicians. Emphasis is on sexual history, prenatal history, surgery history, physical examination, diagnostic testing, and management on a multidisciplinary team. Prerequisites: PASG 61400, PASG 60830, PASG 61500, PASG 61600, PASG 60930 and PASG 61700. 

PASG 70500 SCPE, Behavioral and Mental Health 

4 Credits 

Clinical experience in Behavioral and Mental Health with direct supervision of a qualified licensed preceptor for five (5) weeks in a wide variety of behavioral and mental health care activities. Focuses on physician assistants’ role in assessment and treatment of mental health disorders and psychosocial issues. Includes diagnostic, communication, and clinical skills involved in providing care for patients with psychiatric disorders. Prerequisites: PASG 61400, PASG 60830, PASG 61500, PASG 61600, PASG 60930 and PASG 61700. 

PASG 70600 SCPE, Emergency Medicine 

4 Credits 

Clinical experience in Emergency Medicine with direct supervision of a qualified licensed preceptor for five (5) weeks. Receives clinical experience in triage, stabilization, in-depth exposure to traumatic illnesses, injuries and surgical issues that necessitate emergent care for patients across the life span. Provide practical clinical experience working with the patients across the lifespan who presents with emergent, urgent and life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Emphasis is on increasing experience and exposure to patient assessment, ordering and interpreting laboratory/diagnostic tests; synthesize information to establish diagnosis, and learning proper disposition of patients and performing lifesaving techniques. Prerequisites: PASG 61400, PASG 60830, PASG 61500, PASG 61600, PASG 60930 and PASG 61700. 

PASG 70700 SCPE, General Elective Rotation I 

4 Credits 

Clinical experience in any core/required clinical rotation or specialty, selected by the learner from a program list, with the direct supervision of a qualified licensed preceptor for five (5) weeks. First of two required general elective rotation in clinical experience year. Provide practical clinical experience working in the inpatient and outpatient settings and seeing patients across the lifespan with acute or chronic diseases. Emphasis is on increasing experience and exposure to patient assessment, diagnosis, and management pertinent to the specialty on a multidisciplinary team. Prerequisites: PASG 61400, PASG 60830, PASG 61500, PASG 61600, PASG 60930 and PASG 61700. 

PASG 70800 SCPE, General Elective Rotation II 

4 Credits 

Clinical experience in any core/required clinical rotation or specialty, selected by the learner from a program list, with the direct supervision of a qualified licensed preceptor for five (5) weeks. Second general rotation in clinical experience year. Provide practical clinical experience working in the inpatient and outpatient settings and seeing patients across the lifespan with acute or chronic diseases. Emphasis is on increasing experience and exposure to patient assessment, diagnosis, and management pertinent to the specialty on a multidisciplinary team. Prerequisites: PASG 61400, PASG 60830, PASG 61500, PASG 61600, PASG 60930 and PASG 61700. 

PASG 70900 SCPE, Transition to Clinical Practice 

3 Credits 

Practice clinical procedures and skills learned during the nine clinical rotations. Conduct Objective Structured Clinical Evaluations (OSCEs) for problem-focused history and physical on the diseases, conditions and illnesses encountered in the seven required rotations and the two elective rotations. Expand training in procedures performed during Supervised Clinical Practice Experience (SCPE) and Clinical Skills and Procedures. Complete a weeklong review in preparation for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE). Provide advance education in special populations and special topics not encountered commonly in clinical rotations but required for the delivery of inclusive care. Improve areas of weakness or knowledge gaps in preparation for the PANCE exam and clinical practice as a PA. Prerequisites: PASG 70000, PASG 70100, PASG 70200, PASG 70300, PASG 70400, PASG 70500, PASG 70600, PASG 70700, PASG 70800.