Curriculum

A 24 month program:

The first year is primarily taught in a traditional lecture format, with computer-based interactive learning, student laboratory, simulation model, and small group teaching incorporated. The second year utilizes independent study courses, seminars and clinical rotations.

Didactic curriculum:

Summer Quarter
Gross Human Anatomy Lecture and Lab
P.A. Professional Issues and Ethics
Interviewing and Medical Documentation
Population Medicine
Introduction to Clinical Medicine

Fall Quarter
General Medicine & Infectious Disease-I
Introduction to EKG
Psychosocial Aspects of Patient Care
Research & Statistics
Clinical Laboratory for the Health Professional
Complementary Medicine
Interprofessional Teams and Culture in Health Care
Pharmacotherapy I


Winter Quarter
General Medicine & Infectious Disease-II
Clinical Decision Making I
Physical Examination Lecture and Lab
Geriatrics
Pediatrics
Interprofessional Teams and Culture in Health Care
Pharmacotherapy II

Spring Quarter
Emergency Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
General Medicine & Infectious Disease-III
Clinical Decision Making II
Clinical Procedures Lecture and Lab
Advanced Physical Examination Lecture and Lab
Leadership in the Healthcare Environment
Clinical Nutrition for Health Professionals I
Pharmacotherapy III

Clinical curriculum:

Six weeks in each of the following settings:
Internal Medicine
General Surgery
Family Medicine
Women's Health
Pediatrics
Emergency Medicine
2 6-week Elective Rotations

Clinical Nutrition for Health Professionals II
 

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