Apr 14, 2021  
2013-2014 University Catalog 
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHA 505 - PA History

This course will give the new student the history, roots, and models of the physician assistant profession in medicine and look at the expected future role of the PA in medicine both in the United States and globally. Students will then explore the PA–physician relationship and the role of the PA within the medical team today. Professionalism, the Guidelines for Ethical Conduct for the Physician Assistant Profession, and stress management will also be addressed. Students will also be introduced to the state and national professional organizations and the resources they offer and learn about the certification and continuing medical education process.

Prerequisites & Notes
(Corequisites: PHA 501, PHA 502, PHA 503, PHA 504, PHA 506, and PHA 507)

Credits: 1