1. Medical Knowledge

Physician Assistant students must demonstrate core knowledge of established and evolving biomedical and clinical sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient care in a variety of practice areas. In addition, Physician Assistant students are expected to demonstrate a critical thinking approach to clinical situations. Upon completion of the program, and acting in the capacity as an entry level PA, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the medical, behavioral, and social science knowledge necessary to effectively evaluate, treat, and manage patients across the lifespan
  2. Demonstrate the ability to effectively recognize, assess, diagnose, and treat patients with a variety of problems seen in the emergent, acute and chronic presentations and clinical practice settings