PA 532 - PA Practice II

PA Practice I and II include lectures and seminars covering the history of the PA profession and current trends, PA leadership and stewardship, professionalism, interprofessional team-based practice, medical ethics, public health, health policy and healthcare systems, health care disparities, patient and healthcare diversity, cultural awareness, patient safety, quality improvement, prevention of medical errors and risk management. The courses also provide an introduction to malpractice and medical liability, legal issues and PA certification, licensing, credentialing and practice regulations.

2 Semester Credit Hours

 

Required Text(s):

  1. Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice (6th Ed, 2017) ISBN-13: 978-0323401128
  2. Subscription to American Family Physician https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp.html

The below required texts are available at no cost via E&H Library’s AccessMedicine ‘database’

  1. Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Principles, Practice and Populations (2nd ed.; 2016) ISBN-13: 978-0071834445
  2. Understanding Global Health (2nd ed.; 2013) ISBN-13: 978-0071791007
  3. Understanding Medical Professionalism (1st ed.; 2014) ISBN-13: 978-0071807432
  4. Understanding Patient Safety (3rd ed.; 2017) ISBN-13: 978-1259860249
  5. Understanding Teamwork in Health Care (1st ed; 2013) ISBN-13: 978-0071791953
  6. Understanding Value-Based Healthcare (1st ed.; 2015) ISBN-13: 978-0071816984

Description

PA Practice I and II include lectures and seminars covering the history of the PA profession and current trends, PA leadership and stewardship, professionalism, interprofessional team-based practice, medical ethics, public health, health policy and healthcare systems, health care disparities, patient and healthcare diversity, cultural awareness, patient safety, quality improvement, prevention of medical errors and risk management. The courses also provide an introduction to malpractice and medical liability, legal issues and PA certification, licensing, credentialing and practice regulations.

2 Semester Credit Hours

 

Required Text(s):

  1. Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice (6th Ed, 2017) ISBN-13: 978-0323401128
  2. Subscription to American Family Physician https://www.aafp.org/journals/afp.html

The below required texts are available at no cost via E&H Library’s AccessMedicine ‘database’

  1. Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Principles, Practice and Populations (2nd ed.; 2016) ISBN-13: 978-0071834445
  2. Understanding Global Health (2nd ed.; 2013) ISBN-13: 978-0071791007
  3. Understanding Medical Professionalism (1st ed.; 2014) ISBN-13: 978-0071807432
  4. Understanding Patient Safety (3rd ed.; 2017) ISBN-13: 978-1259860249
  5. Understanding Teamwork in Health Care (1st ed; 2013) ISBN-13: 978-0071791953
  6. Understanding Value-Based Healthcare (1st ed.; 2015) ISBN-13: 978-0071816984