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2017-2018 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2018) 
    
2017-2018 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PAS 543 - History and Physical Exam Skills


Cr Hrs: 5 (45-90-0)

Course designed to develop the cognitive, psychomotor and affective attributes for needed to elicit a comprehensive medical history and perform a complete screening physical examination that is accurate and technically correct. Focus will be on identifying and describing normal human anatomy, recognizing normal vs. pathological clinical manifestations, verbally presenting findings, and recording findings as medical-legal documents. Emphasis is placed on communication skills, cultural sensitivity, professionalism and standardization of medical record documentation. Students will demonstrate acquisition of medical interviewing and physical examination skills during practical assessments. Delivery will include lecture, laboratory instruction and encounters with standardized patients in simulated experiences.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
Location offered: Memphis
Prerequisites: Special Permission Required (must be enrolled in PA Program)
Term offered: Spring

Spring - Instructor of Record: Lekha K George
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Kristopher Maday



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