Description
CLINICAL MEDICINE 2
This course is a continuation of Clinical Medicine I and is an intensive study of human disease processes and disorders in the broad scope of clinical medicine. As the course progresses students will explore the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, assessment, management and follow up of disease processes and disorders. The course will approach the condition from the perspective of history and physical examination, ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies, generation of a differential diagnoses and the development and implementation of treatment plans and prognosis. Preventative measures to assist in disease prevention will also be discussed. Content includes disorders of the GI system, obstetrics and gynecology, nephrology, disorders of the urinary tract, musculoskeletal diseases, neurology, behavioral medicine, and hematology/oncology. Presented by physicians from various practice specialties these lectures provide comprehensive instruction that enables the student to understand the nature and problems experienced by both ambulatory and hospitalized patients. The laboratory component of this course focuses on case based learning.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Laboratory - Required
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
PAS 2302
Academic Group
Sch of Hlth & Rehab Scs
Academic Organization
Physicians Assistant Program
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: PAS 2104, 2107, 2201, 2202, 2203, and 2204; PLAN: Physician Assistant Studies (MS)