PAS-550: Clinical Medicine I

Credits 9.5
Academic Level
GR

This course is designed to examine the epidemiology, etiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, management, and follow-up of various diseases and disorders encountered in the primary care setting. Students will learn how to formulate differential diagnoses, recognize important history and physical examination clues, order appropriate diagnostic studies, interpret the results of the diagnostic studies, and apply this information to the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases and disorders encountered in the primary care setting. This course emphasizes diseases and disorders related to the immune (infectious disease), hematologic (including oncology), renal, endocrine, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems.

Prerequisite(s): PAS 500, 505, 510, 515, 520, and 575