Emergency Medicine II (Summer B Semester)   [Archived Catalog]

PAS 6470 - Emergency Medicine II (Summer B Semester)

Credits, 1 sem hr
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MC PA Program This course presents a systematic approach to the evaluation, recognition and management of medical and surgical emergencies which might be frequently encountered by the primary care physician assistant in the emergency department.  Using a formal lecture/discussion format, the course focuses on etiology, evaluation, emergency treatment and stabilization of more common emergency injuries and disease presentations.  The focus of the course is in providing students the necessary skill set to function in rural, underserved areas where the physician assistant might be responsible for identification of significant life threats, emergency treatment, and stabilization for evacuation to a higher level of care. 

Taught during the Summer B Semester