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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Physician Assistant Program

MS Curriculum

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Junior Year

Summer I Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
ANAT 5012 Human Gross Anatomy 5.5
PAMS 5100 Clinical Microbiology/Immunology 2.0
PAMS 5207 Physician Assistant Practice 0.5
Total Credits 8.0

Fall I Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
MSCI 5100 Research Methods 2.5
PAMS 5006 Interviewing and Physical Diagnosis 4.0
PAMS 5011 Neuroanatomy for PA Students 1.0
PAMS 5300 Pathophysiology 3.0
PAMS 5316 Introduction to Pharmacology 1.0
PHYS 5110 Principles of Human Physiology and Biochemistry 6.0
Total Credits 17.5

Spring I Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
PAMS 5101 EKG Interpretation 0.5
PAMS 5102 Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 2.0
PAMS 5212 Introduction to Psychiatry 2.0
PAMS 5251 Human Sexuality 1.0
PAMS 5301 Adult Primary Care Medicine 8.0
PAMS 5311 Pharmacotherapeutics 4.0
Total Credits 17.5

Continuing Junior Year

Summer II Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
PAMS 5211 Clinical Decision Making 2.0
PAMS 5241 Clinical Procedures 3.0
PAMS 5252 Long Term Care & Gerontology 2.0
PAMS 5411 Essentials Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology 4.0
PAMS 5421 Essentials of Emergency Medicine & Surgery 5.0
Total Credits 16.0

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