NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Physician Assistant 431 Start Date: June Length: 27 months Degree: Master of Medical Science (M.M.S.) in Physician Assistant Didactic: 15 months Clinical: 12 months First Semester—Summer I (June–August) Lecture Laboratory Credit Hours ANA 5420 Anatomy 48 32 4 PHS 5400 Physiology 52 0 4 PAC 5400 Clinical Pathophysiology 46 0 3 PAC 5000 Physical Diagnosis I 24 36 3 PAC 5020 Fundamentals of Medical Imaging 16 10 1 PCO 5300 Biomedical Principles 16 0 1 PAC 5001 Introduction to the PA Profession 28 0 2 Total Hours: 230 78 18 Second Semester—Fall (September–December) Lecture Laboratory Credit Hours MIC 5400 Microbiology 50 0 3 PAC 5404 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care 32 0 2 PAC 5100 Physical Diagnosis II 32 36 3 PCO 5400 Pharmacology I 38 0 3 PAC 5110 Clinical Medicine and Surgery I 128 6 9 PAC 5130 Clinical Laboratory Medicine I 14 0 1 PAC 5229 Electrocardiography 36 2 3 Total Hours: 330 38 24 Third Semester—Winter (January–May) Lecture Laboratory Credit Hours PAC 5200 Physical Diagnosis III 32 38 3 PAC 5210 Clinical Medicine and Surgery II 120 0 8 PAC 5310 Clinical Medicine and Surgery III 112 0 8 PAC 5412 I nterpretation and Evaluation of Medical Literature 30 0 2 PAC 5131 Clinical Laboratory Medicine II 34 0 2 CurriculumOutline for the Master of Medical Science (M.M.S.) in Physician Assistant Program—Fort Lauderdale

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