PAS-565: Surgery and Emergency Medicine

Credits 2.0
Academic Level

In this course students will learn the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and management of common surgical conditions and emergent medical conditions. Students will learn the important concepts necessary for pre-, intra-, and post-operative care of surgical patients. Students will also learn how to prioritize the evaluation and management of patients presenting with acute surgical and emergent medical conditions. Students will have the opportunity to practice concepts learned in this course and build on their clinical assessment and documentation skills, Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) skills through OSCEs and 3-D mannequin simulations.

Prerequisite(s): PAS 500, 505, 510, 515, 516, 517, 520, 521, 535, 536, 545, 550, 551, 560, and 575