Clinical Medicine III

HPPA546 (Not Liberal Arts) Clinical Medicine III 60 hrs. 2 crs. Third of a three-course sequence designed to familiarize the student with various internal medicine problems. Foundations in rheumatology, neurology, infectious disease and genetics for Physician Assistant clinical practice. Includes brief overviews of the pertinent anatomy and physiology. Each disease entity is 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.