PA 600 - Surgical and Advanced Clinical Procedures

Surgical and advanced clinical procedures is divided between surgical skills and advanced clinical procedures. The surgery portion of the course will provide students with an understanding of basic surgical procedures, preoperative patient assessment, principles of postoperative care, the identification and management of common post-operative complications and routines of the operative suite including, but not limited to, sterile technique and patient transfer methods. The advanced clinical procedures portion of the course introduces students to common outpatient and emergency medical procedures and allows for in depth practice of these procedures. The course includes training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and procedures frequently completed for Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat (EENT), Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Dermatologic, and Orthopedicsystems.

5 Semester Credit Hours

Description

Surgical and advanced clinical procedures is divided between surgical skills and advanced clinical procedures. The surgery portion of the course will provide students with an understanding of basic surgical procedures, preoperative patient assessment, principles of postoperative care, the identification and management of common post-operative complications and routines of the operative suite including, but not limited to, sterile technique and patient transfer methods. The advanced clinical procedures portion of the course introduces students to common outpatient and emergency medical procedures and allows for in depth practice of these procedures. The course includes training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and procedures frequently completed for Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat (EENT), Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Dermatologic, and Orthopedicsystems.

5 Semester Credit Hours