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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHA 606 - Professional Practice Issues III

This is the third of a series of three courses that will address the practical challenges that PA students face as they prepare to enter the working world of the practicing physician assistant. These courses will review and reinforce the Guidelines for Ethical Conduct for the Physician Assistant Profession, PA governance and guidelines for licensure/credentialing, electronic medical records, billing and coding, and prescribing regulations and risk management, as well as provide a self-study in medical Spanish to improve communication skills with the growing Spanish-speaking populations in the U.S. Students will also be introduced the U.S. healthcare system, health policy, and public health. During this semester students will be instructed in total quality assurance, registering for the PANCE, preparing their curriculum vitae (CV), preparing for the professional interview, and negotiating their employment contract.

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisite: PHA 603)

Credits: 1