NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

466 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Physician Assistant PAJ 6380—Clinical Elective II Six-week elective, full-time clinical rotation that provides an opportunity to investigate a medical or surgical subspecialty area or gain more experience in primary care. Each elective may be taken sequentially or separately, but not at the same clinical site. (6-240-6) PAJ 6390—Clinical Elective III This four-week elective rotation will be completed at the end of the clinical year. Elective rotations provide an opportunity to investigate a medical or surgical subspecialty area or gain more experience in a required discipline. (4-160-4) PAJ 6600—Graduate Project With the skills acquired in PAJ 5512 Interpretation and Evaluation of Medical Literature, this course focuses on the application of learned knowledge to generate a capstone project. Students will select from current clinical or administrative medicine topics to generate a comprehensive literature review and evaluation. This course will provide the student with an opportunity to demonstrate the ability to research and compile collected information. At the conclusion of the course, the final capstone project will be of publishable quality. (0-45-3) Sources of Additional Information Disclaimer: Links to non-NSU Internet sites are provided for your convenience and do not constitute an endorsement. • For information on a career as a physician assistant, contact A merican Academy of Physician Assistants 2318 Mills Road, Suite 1300 Alexandria, VA 22314 aapa.org • For a list of accredited programs and a catalog of individual physician assistant training programs, contact P hysician Assistant Education Association 300 North Washington Street Suite 710 Alexandria, VA 22314-2544 (703) 548-5538 • paeaonline.org • For eligibility requirements and a description of the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination, contact National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Inc. 1200 Findley Road, Suite 100 Johns Creek, GA 30097 (678) 417-8100 • nccpa.net • F or information on employment, employment projections, and compensation statistics, contact U .S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Postal Square Building 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20212-0001 bls.gov

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