Long Term Care Clinical Rotation

HPPA658 (Not Liberal Arts) Long Term Care Clinical Rotation 5 Week Clinical Rotation hrs. 2 crs. This five-week rotation takes place in nursing homes, specialized geriatric facilities, and chronic care facilities. This rotation provides the student with the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to diagnose and treat elder patients with medical, functional and social/family support problems. In addition, younger patients with chronic conditions requiring long term care may also be cared for. Students are required to attend available conferences/lectures, participate in daily rounds and take call when scheduled. Preq: All prerequisites required for admission to the PA program and official acceptance into the program.