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2017-2018 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2018) 
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PAS 590 - Psychiatry and Patient Counseling

Cr Hrs: 2 (30-0-0)

This course offers a systematic study of the epidemiology, presentation, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and management of psychiatric processes essential to primary care practice based on the most current test blueprint and disease list published by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam. Students will learn how to counsel and educate patients to promote healthy behaviors and lifestyles. They will learn counseling techniques pertinent to a variety of clinical issues, such as substance abuse, violence/abuse, grief, delivering bad news, end of life, sexuality, and cultural differences.

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

Spring - Instructor of Record: Paul J Koltnow
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Renate H Rosenthal
Spring - Additional Instructor 2: Trevor Sweatman

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