Physician Assistant

  • GMS PS 700: Anatomy
    This foundation course prepares the PA student to recognize the cell morphology of specific organs and soft tissues of the human body, identify anatomical structures as they relate to the physical examination, specific diseases and surgical procedures and to employ 3-D spatial reasoning to interpret radiographic studies. The course utilizes lectures, case-based discussion and the dissection laboratory.
  • GMS PS 701: Basic Medical Sciences
    This course provides a broad foundation for medical sciences study including such topics as biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, and immunology. This course utilizes lectures as its means of instruction.
  • GMS PS 702: Physiology
    This course prepares the PA student to apply physiological principles to the practice of medicine . The course utilizes lectures, case-based discussion and the laboratory. The course has several modules including but not limited to cardio-vascular, pulmonary, endocrinology, renal, neurologic and gastro-intestinal physiology. The course utilizes traditional lectures and laboratory sessions to reinforce the principles of normal physiology.
  • GMS PS 703: Introduction to Research
    The Introduction to Research course prepares the PA student to search and interpret medical literature as it relates to best practices for clinical care, epidemiology, and disease surveillance. In addition, the course prepares the students to develop their thesis project. This course utilizes lectures, journal clubs and online learning as means of instruction.
  • GMS PS 704: Introduction to Clinical Medicine
    The Introduction to Clinical Medicine course prepares the PA student to utilize the patient-centered interview and physical examination to assess pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. This course uses lectures, interview role play sessions and physical examination practica.
  • GMS PS 705: Score 1
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • GMS PS 706: Score 2
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • GMS PS 707: Score 3
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • GMS PS 708: Score 4
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • GMS PS 719: Foundations of Microbiology, Pathology and Pharmacology
    The course provides the foundations for the student's medical microbiology, pathology, and pharmacology throughout the curriculum of their Diagnosis and Therapy course. The overall goal of the course is to provide knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principle of these subjects that are the basis of current approaches to prevention, diagnosis and management of disease. The application of these scientific principles and knowledge to the practice of medicine, including the development of life-long learning and problem-solving skills, is emphasized. PA students only. 2 cr. Spring.
  • GMS PS 723: Disease and Therapy VI
    This course prepares the PA student to apply knowledge of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, pathophysiology, diagnostic evaluation, differential diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of human disease to clinical patients. Disease and Therapy consists of six modules in which students learn the microbiological basis of infectious diseases and pharmacologic treatment. Modules address diseases and disorders by organ system: Pulmonary, Cardiovascular, Rheumatology, Renal, Gastrointestinal, Dermatology, Reproduction, Endocrinology/Nutrition, Neurology, Psychiatry, Oncology, and Hematology. The course utilizes traditional lectures, case-based discussions and patient presentations for instruction.
  • GMS PS 724: Disease and Therapy V
    This course prepares the PA student to apply knowledge of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, pathophysiology, diagnostic evaluation, differential diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of human disease to clinical patients. Disease and Therapy consists of six modules in which students learn the microbiological basis of infectious diseases and pharmacologic treatment. Modules address diseases and disorders by organ system: Pulmonary, Cardiovascular, Rheumatology, Renal, Gastrointestinal, Dermatology, Reproduction, Endocrinology/Nutrition, Neurology, Psychiatry, Oncology, and Hematology. The course utilizes traditional lectures, case-based discussions and patient presentations for instruction.
  • GMS PS 725: Disease and Therapy VI
    This course prepares the PA student to apply knowledge of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, pathophysiology, diagnostic evaluation, differential diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of human disease to clinical patients. Disease and Therapy consists of six modules in which students learn the microbiological basis of infectious diseases and pharmacologic treatment. Modules address diseases and disorders by organ system: Pulmonary, Cardiovascular, Rheumatology, Renal, Gastrointestinal, Dermatology, Reproduction, Endocrinology/Nutrition, Neurology, Psychiatry, Oncology, and Hematology. The course utilizes traditional lectures, case-based discussions and patient presentations for instruction.
  • GMS PS 730: Prinscimed 1
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • GMS PS 731: Prinscimed 2
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • GMS PS 732: Prinscimed 3
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • GMS PS 733: Prinscimed 4
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • GMS PS 734: Prinscimed 5
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • GMS PS 735: Prinscimed 6
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • GMS PS 736: Prinscimed 7
    This course description is currently under construction.