PAS 799C CLINICAL YEAR CAPSTONE
Course Description: This four unit capstone course is designed to enhance the physician assistant student’s clinical education by providing opportunities to use critical clinical thinking skills through case simulation in the Clinical Education Labs using Human Patient Simulators and Standardized Patients, problem- based learning and group discussion. This module will increase the student’s appreciation for the medical and behavioral management of their patients and improve their ability to apply their didactic education to a clinical setting. The focus will be on developing independent clinical reasoning skills with an emphasis on correlation of history taking, physical exam findings and pertinent laboratory results to formulate a diagnosis and initiate a plan.
Course Rotation: NY: Summer
PAS 515 Minimum Grade of B-, PAS 603 Minimum Grade of B-, PAS 610 Minimum Grade of B-