Description
HISTORY TAKING AND PHYSICAL EXAMINATION 1
This course introduces the student to the basic interviewing, history taking and documentation skills which will include the chief complaint, history of present illness, past medical, surgical, social, allergy and family history, review of systems and medications. Students will learn the clinical significance of the physical examination, the components of the complete physical exam and will be able to perform these examination techniques. Topics in this course will include: a general overview of history taking and physical examination; clinical reasoning; documentation; interviewing skills; the general survey; skin; the head and neck; the lungs;and the abdomen.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Laboratory - Required
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
PAS 2201
Academic Group
Sch of Hlth & Rehab Scs
Academic Organization
Physicians Assistant Program
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: PAS 2101 and 2102 and 2103 and 2105 and 2106 and 2205; Min Grade 'C'; PLAN: Physician Assistant Studies (MS)