Catalog 2018-2019

PA-721 The PA in Practice

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Semester 1 classes.  Delivered across three modules, this course is a continuation of the topics explored in The PA Profession course. Expanding on the PA role and the provider-patient relationship in PA practice, students will further develop counseling, patient education, and Motivational Interviewing skills. Students will engage in further investigation of the skills required of the culturally competent PA and the practice of evidence-based medicine. Students will explore both legal and practice-based issues related to patient care.