Curriculum Outline and Affiliations

Curriculum outline and affiliations for the Physician Assistant program at York College.

Didactic Phase

Fall Semester (#1)Course #Credits
Introduction to ePortfolio/ Orientation (Hybrid)HPPA 500   1
Clinical Anatomy(2hrs lecture/2hrs recitation/ 1hr laboratory)HPPA 504   3
Applied Medical SciencesHPPA 506   3
Interviewing and counselingHPPA 508   1
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention(Hybrid)HPPA 512   2
Pharmacology I (2hrs lecture/1hr recitation)HPPA 520   2
Clinical Medicine I (3hrs lecture/3hrs recitation)HPPA 528   3
Diagnostic Studies (1hr lecture/1hr recitation/1hr.laboratory)HPPA 534   1
Total Semester Credits/hrs
  16
Winter Semester (#2)                                                                    Course #        Credits
PA Profession(Hybrid)                                                                    HPPA 510          2
Total Semester Credits/Hours                                                                                            2
Spring Semester (#3)   Course #
Credits
Physical Diagnosis I (2hrs lecture/3hrs laboratory)    HPPA 502
   3
Pathophysiology    HPPA 524
   4
Surgery    HPPA 532
   2
Pediatrics    HPPA 526
   2
Pharmacology II    HPPA 536
   2
Clinical Correlation Seminar I (2 hrs lab)    HPPA 540
   1
Clinical Medicine II (2hrs lecture/2hrs recitation)    HPPA 542
   2
Total Semester Credits/Hours

  17
Summer Semester (#4)                                                                      Course #               Credits
Biomedical Ethics (Hybrid)                                                                           HPPA 514            2
Public Health (Hybrid)                                                                                 HPPA 516            2
Health Policy (Hybrid)                                                                                 HPPA 518            2
Obstetrics/Gynecology                                                                                HPPA 538            2 
Psychiatry                                                                                                  HPPA 550            2
Total Semester Credits/Hours                  10
Fall Semester (#5)  Course #Credits
Physical Diagnosis II (2hrs lecture/3hrs laboratory)   HPPA 522  3
Evidence-Based Medicine and Health Informatics(Hybrid)HPPA 530  2
Primary CareHPPA 544  3
Clinical Medicine III (2hrs lecture/2hrs recitation)HPPA 546  2
Pharmacology IIIHPPA 548  3
Clinical Correlation Seminar II (2 hrs lab)HPPA 552  1
Emergency MedicineHPPA 554  3
Clinical SkillsHPPA 556  1
Total Semester Credits/Hours  
 18

Clinical Phase

Spring, Summer, Fall Semesters (#6,7,8,9)Course #Credits
PA- Portfolio I (Online)HPPA 6002
PA- Portfolio II (Online)HPPA 6102
PA- Portfolio III (Online)HPPA 6202
Surgery Clinical RotationHPPA 6502
Internal Medicine Clinical RotationHPPA 6522
Pediatric Medicine Clinical RotationHPPA 6542
Emergency Medicine Clinical RotationHPPA 6562
Long-Term Care Clinical RotationHPPA 6582
Psychiatry Clinical rotationHPPA 6602
Obstetrics/Gynecology Clinical RotationHPPA 6622
Ambulatory Care Clinical RotationHPPA 6642
Family Practice Clinical RotationHPPA 6682
Total Clinical Year Credits
24
Total Program Credits
87

Physician Assistant Program Affiliations

(Additional sites pending)

  • Queens Hospital Center, Jamaica, NY
  • St. Albans Veteran Administration Hospital, St. Albans, NY
  • New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY
  • Woodhull Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
  • Damian Family Practice, Queens and Bronx, NY
  • St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, Roslyn, NY
  • Alan S. Detweiler, D.O., Far Rockaway, NY
  • Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Jamaica, NY
  • Brookdale Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
  • Premiere Pediatrics of New York, Staten Island, NY
  • Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, NY
  • Far Rockaway Family Practice, Far Rockaway, NY
  • Morris Heights Health Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Dr. Alain Sosa, Elmhurst, NY
  • Emergency Medical Care New York, NY
  • Niaz Medical Servi