Catalog 2018-2019

PA-732 Essentials of Hematology & Oncology

Prerequisites: Matriculation into the MPAS Program. This course provides students with a comprehensive look at the diagnosis and management of common hematologic and oncologic diseases and conditions, beginning with normal anatomy and physiology followed by pathophysiology, genetic manifestations, and epidemiology. Students will then explore risk factors, signs, symptoms, and diagnostic studies that provide the foundation for the diagnosis and treatment, including pharmacotherapeutics, of common hematologic and oncologic conditions. Concepts of prevention, patient education, chronic disease management, and follow-up will be covered.