Course Sequence
Physician Assistant Studies

2017-2018 Academic Year

FIRST YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

PHYA 502 Human Gross Anatomy 6 Credits
PHYA 519 Human Physiology 4 Credits
     
  Total Credits 10 Credits


Term 2 - (Fall)

PHYA 501 Pharmacologic Concepts and Pharmacotherapeutics 2 Credits
PHYA 503 History Taking and Physical Examination 10 Credits
PHYA 514 Professional Practice Issues and Health Policy 2 Credits
PHYA 531 Community Health Service 2 Credits
PHYA 534 Introduction to Pathogenesis and Clinical Genetics 1 Credit
PHYA 542 Research Methods 1 Credit 
INDP 100 Interprofessional Education: An Approach to Caring for the Communitiy 0 Credits
     
  Total Credits 18 Credits 


Term 3 - (Winter)

PHYA 510 Clinical Medicine I 10 Credits
PHYA 515 Medicine, Law and Health Care Ethics 1 Credit
PHYA 520 Pharmacology I 2 Credits
PHYA 535 Pathology I 2 Credits
PHYA 543 Evidence-Based Medicine 2 Credits
INDP 100  Interprofessional Education: An Approach to Caring for the Communitiy 0 Credits
     
  Total Credits 17 Credits 


Term 4 - (Spring)

PHYA 511 Clinical Medicine II 10 Credits
PHYA 521 Pharmacology II 2 Credits
PHYA 536 Pathology II 2 Credits
PHYA 549 Radiology for the Physician Assistant 2 Credits
INDP 100  Interprofessional Education: An Approach to Caring for the Communitiy 0 Credits 
     
  Total Credits 16 Credits 
     
TOTAL CREDITS FIRST YEAR
61

SECOND YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

PHYA 512 Clinical Medicine III 10 Credits
PHYA 522 Pharmacology III 1 Credit
PHYA 530 Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry  1 Credit
PHYA 537  Pathology III  1 Credit
     
  Total Credits 13 Credits
     
  All first and second year courses must be completed prior to beginning clinical preceptorships.  


Terms 2 - 4 (Fall, Winter and Spring)
Preceptorships

PHYA 550 Family Medicine Preceptorship 10 Credits
PHYA 551 Internal Medicine Preceptorship 10 Credits
PHYA 553 Emergency Medicine Preceptorship 10 Credits
PHYA 554 Gynecology/Prenatal Preceptorship 10 Credits
PHYA 555 General Surgery Preceptorship 10 Credits
PHYA 556 Behavioral Medicine Preceptorship 10 Credits 
PHYA 557 Pediatrics Preceptorship  10 Credits 
     
  Total Credits 70 Credits 
     
TOTAL CREDITS SECOND YEAR
83

THIRD YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer: May through End of July)

PHYA 558 Elective Preceptorship 6 Credits
PHYA 560 Research Practicum 2 Credits
PHYA 562 Comprehensive Review 3 Credits
     
  Total Credits 11 Credits
     
TOTAL CREDITS third year
11
   
TOTAL CREDITS for degree completion
155