Clinical Medicine II

HPPA542 (Not Liberal Arts) Clinical Medicine II 60 hrs. 2 crs. Second of a three-course sequence designed to familiarize the student with various internal medicine problems. Foundations in gastroenterology, nephrology, ophthalmology, and ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) disorders needed for Physician assistant clinical practice. Each section will begin with a brief overview of the pertinent anatomy and physiology. Each disease entity will be considered in terms of etiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostics, patient education, treatment and referral. Preq: All prerequisites required for admission to the PA program and official acceptance into the program. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours recitation.