PA 522 - Clinical Skills II

Clinical Skills I, II and III include lectures, labs, and clinic experiences covering the in-depth study and practice of evidence-based patient interviewing, physical examination, diagnostic evaluation - including laboratory, imaging and procedural testing, patient counseling and education, and patient management for diverse patient populations throughout the lifespan. Clinical Skills I will emphasis the complete history and physical examination, including, but not limited to, documentation of care. Clinical Skills II and III will emphasize both a complete history and physical examination and documentation in addition to focused examinations organized by body/organ system aligning with the Clinical Medicine II and III courses and specific training on evidence-based technical skills and procedures. The courses also cover effective interviewing and communication skills, standardized patient and high- fidelity manikin simulation activities, and directly supervised clinical experiences in the Mel Leaman Free Clinic on campus. As with other courses, this course will be taught with extensive use of a flipped classroom and team- based learning design geared towards problem solving and medical decision-making skills within a collaborative interprofessional patient- centered team-based model. Three semester hours.

 

Required Text(s): 

1. Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking (13th ed.) ISBN 9781496398178
2. Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 2020 (50th ed.) ISBN: 978-1944272142
3. Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2020 Deluxe Lab-Coat Edition (21st ed.) ISBN: 978-1284196160

Description

Clinical Skills I, II and III include lectures, labs, and clinic experiences covering the in-depth study and practice of evidence-based patient interviewing, physical examination, diagnostic evaluation - including laboratory, imaging and procedural testing, patient counseling and education, and patient management for diverse patient populations throughout the lifespan. Clinical Skills I will emphasis the complete history and physical examination, including, but not limited to, documentation of care. Clinical Skills II and III will emphasize both a complete history and physical examination and documentation in addition to focused examinations organized by body/organ system aligning with the Clinical Medicine II and III courses and specific training on evidence-based technical skills and procedures. The courses also cover effective interviewing and communication skills, standardized patient and high- fidelity manikin simulation activities, and directly supervised clinical experiences in the Mel Leaman Free Clinic on campus. As with other courses, this course will be taught with extensive use of a flipped classroom and team- based learning design geared towards problem solving and medical decision-making skills within a collaborative interprofessional patient- centered team-based model. Three semester hours.

 

Required Text(s): 

1. Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking (13th ed.) ISBN 9781496398178
2. Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 2020 (50th ed.) ISBN: 978-1944272142
3. Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2020 Deluxe Lab-Coat Edition (21st ed.) ISBN: 978-1284196160