NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Physician Assistant 441 Start Date: May/June Length: 27 months Degree: Master of Medical Science (M.M.S.) in Physician Assistant Didactic: 14.5 months Clinical: 12.5 months First Semester—Summer (May/June–August) Lecture Laboratory Credit Hours PAN 5000 Anatomy 56 38 5 PAN 5100 Physiology 54 0 4 PAN 5300 Physical Diagnosis I 22 28 2 PAN 5400 History Taking and Communication Skills 16 0 1 PAN 5002 Introduction to the PA Profession 16 0 1 PAN 5409 Cultural Issues in Health Care 30 0 2 Total Hours: 194 66 15 Second Semester—Fall (August–December) Lecture Laboratory Credit Hours PAN 5200 Microbiology 46 0 3 PAN 5310 Physical Diagnosis II 40 26 4 PAN 5410 Pharmacology I 36 0 2 PAN 5500 Clinical Medicine and Surgery I 100 0 7 PAN 5600 Clinical Laboratory Medicine I 34 0 2 PAN 5101 Clinical Pathophysiology 44 0 3 PAN 5005 Genetics 30 4 2 Total Hours: 330 30 23 Third Semester—Winter (January–May) Lecture Laboratory Credit Hours PAN 5320 Physical Diagnosis III 24 36 3 PAN 5510 Clinical Medicine and Surgery II 118 0 8 PAN 5520 Clinical Medicine and Surgery III 113 0 8 PAN 5006 Electrocardiography 34 0 2 PAN 5610 Clinical Laboratory Medicine II 28 0 2 PAN 5420 Pharmacology II 72 0 5 PAN 5423 Interpretation and Evaluation of Medical Literature 45 30 4 Total Hours: 434 66 32 CurriculumOutline for the Master of Medical Science (M.M.S.) in Physician Assistant Program—Fort Myers

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