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Physician Assistant Program

Curriculum

Physician Assistant Program Course of Study (2013-2014)

Junior Year

Summer Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
ANAT 3012 Human Gross Anatomy 5.5
PHAS 3207 Physician Assistant Practice 0.5
PHAS 3100 Clinical Microbiology/Immunology For PA Students 2.0
Total Credits 8.0

Fall Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
MSCI 4100 Research Methods 2.5
PHAS 3006 Interviewing and Physical Diagnosis 4.0
PHAS 3011 Neuroanatomy for PA Students 1.0
PHAS 3300 Pathophysiology 3.0
PHAS 3316 Introduction to Pharmacology 1.0
PHYS 3110 Principles of Human Physiology and Biochemistry 6.0
INDI 5012 Brooklyn Free Clinic Experience (BFCE) 1.0
Total Credits 17.5

Spring Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
PHAS 3101 EKG Interpretation 0.5
PHAS 3102 Health Promotion Disease Prevention 2.0
PHAS 3212 Introduction to Psychiatry 2.0
PHAS 3251 Human Sexuality 1.0
PHAS 3301 Adult Primary Care Medicine 8.0
PHAS 3311 Pharmacotherapeutics 4.0
INDI 5012 Brooklyn Free Clinic Experience (BFCE) 1.0
Total Credits 17.5


Senior Year

Summer Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
PHAS 3211 Clinical Decision Making 2.0
PHAS 3241 Clinical Procedures (Web Assisted) 3.0
PHAS 3252 Long Term Care/Gerontology 2.0
PHAS 3411 Essentials Pediatrics Obstetrics and Gynecology 4.0
PHAS 3421 Essentials of Surgery/Emergency Medicine 5.0
INDI 5012 Brooklyn Free Clinic Experience (BFCE) 1.0
Total Credits 16.0

Fall Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
ADMIN 3100 Health Care Delivery in the US ((WEB ASSISTED) 1.5
  Six Week Clerkship 6.0
  Six Week Clerkship 6.0
  Three Week Clerkship 3.0
Total Credits 16.5

Spring Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
  Six Week Clinical Clerkship 6.0
  Six Week Clinical Clerkship 6.0
  Six Week Clinical Clerkship 6.0
Total Credits 18.0

Summer Semester Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
PHAS 3501 Issues of Professional Practice 1.0
PHAS 4800 Senior Seminar 1.0
  Six Week Clerkship 6.0
  Three Week Clerkship 3.0
  Three Week Clerkship 3.0
  Three Week Clerkship 3.0
Total Credits 17.0


Total Credits Required 111


Elective Courses

Course No. Course Title Credits
PHAS 5000 Independent Study (only for students on modified study) 3.0
PHAS 5001 Independent Study (only for students on modified study) 4.0

[NOTE: Completion of either or both PHAS 5000, PHAS 5001 increases total credits required: 114 - 118 credits]



Clinical Clerkships

Course No. Course Title Credits
PHAS 4000 Clerkship in Internal Medicine 6.00
PHAS 4010 Clerkship in Internal Medicine (subspecialty elective) 3.00
PHAS 4100 Clerkship in Pediatrics 6.00
PHAS 4200 Clerkship in Surgery 6.00
PHAS 4210 Clerkship in Surgery (subspecialty elective) 3.00
PHAS 4300 Clerkship in Emergency Medicine 6.00
PHAS 4400 Clerkship in Obstetrics and Gynecology 6.00
PHAS 4500 Clerkship in Primary Care 6.00
PHAS 4600 Clerkship in Psychiatry 3.00
PHAS 4700 Clerkship in Geriatrics 3.00