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Physician Assistant Studies
Term : Summer 2016
Catalog Year : 2015-2016

PHA 530 - Introduction To History Taking And Physical Examination

Description: This lecture/laboratory course will focus on developing, practicing and meeting a proficient level of the skills needed to perform the medical interview (baseline interviewing, communication and medical knowledge proficiency) and a complete head-to-toe physical examination (obtaining, performing and documenting findings). The course will focus on communication, interviewing skills and normal/abnormal physiologic findings for each body system. 2.5 hrs. lecture, 1.5 hrs lab. Letter grade only.

Units: 4

Sections offered: Fall 2024

Prerequisite: Admittance into the Physician Assistant Studies plan