Description
FUNDAMENTALS OF SURGERY
A series of lectures introduces fundamental principles of peri-operative medicine, procedure oriented patient evaluations, preoperative assessment, prevention of post-operative complications, surgical instrumentation, operative techniques, anesthesia, pre- and post-operative management of patients, post-operative complications, co-morbid states, and documentation. The history of the physician assistant in surgery, including surgical reimbursement issues will be discussed. Selected topics will include the most commonly performed surgical procedures as well as issues relevant to various surgical sub-specialties.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
1
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
PAS 2306
Academic Group
Sch of Hlth & Rehab Scs
Academic Organization
Physicians Assistant Program
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PLAN: Physician Assistant Studies (MS)