Curriculum Design

Overall Design

Year 3

 

 

Advanced Clinical Phase

Year 2

 

Clinical Phase

 

Year 1

Didactic Phase

 

 

Didactic Phase (Year I)

 

Summer

Fall

Spring

Research

 

 

Medical Research

Attitudes

Professional Attitudes

 

Professional Attitudes

Skills

Clinical Skills I

Clinical Skills II

Procedural Skills I

Clinical Skills III

Procedural Skills II

Knowledge: Clinical Med.

 

FM and Primary Care

Maternal & Child Med.

Internal Med.

Emergency and Surg. Med.

Knowledge: Medical Sci.

MS I: Anatomy

MS II: Physiology

MS III: Pathophys. and Genetics

Pharm & Therapeutics I

Pharm and Therapeutics II

 

Clinical Phases (Years II and III)

 

Summer

Fall

Spring

Year III

Sim.

SCPE 1

SCPE 2

SCPE 3

Research

 

 

 

Year II

SCPE 1

SCPE 2

SCPE 3

SCPE 4

Research

SCPE 5

SCPE 6

SCPE 7

Year II

  • Behavioral & Mental Health
  • Family Medicine and Primary Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medicine & Long Term/Rehabilitative Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery
  • Women’s Health

Year III

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Urgent Care: Adult or Urgent Care: Pediatrics
  • Clerkship I or Clerkship II
  • Simulated Interactive Medicine

Course Distribution

Knowledge: Medical Science

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6100

Medical Science I – Anatomy

4

PHAS 6120

Medical Science II – Physiology

3

PHAS 6130

Medical Science III – Pathophysiology & Genetics

4

PHAS 6140

Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics I

3

PHAS 6150

Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics II

3

Total 17 credits

Knowledge: Clinical Medicine

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6300

Family Medicine and Primary Care

3

PHAS 6320

Maternal & Child Medicine

4

PHAS 6340

Internal Medicine

4

PHAS 6350

Emergency and Surgical Medicine

4

PHAS 7360

Critical Thinking and Medical Decision Making I

4

PHAS 7380

Critical Thinking and Medical Decision Making II

3

PHAS 8360

Critical Thinking and Medical Decision Making III

3

Total 25 credits

Skills

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6200

Clinical Skills I

3

PHAS 6220

Clinical Skills II

3

PHAS 6230

Clinical Skills III

3

PHAS 6260

Procedural Skills I

3

PHAS 6270

Procedural Skills II

3

Total 15 credits

Professional Attitudes

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6400

Public Health & Role of the PA

2

PHAS 6420

Health Promotion & Determinants of Health

2

PHAS 7400

Implications of Global Health

3

PHAS 7420

Medical Spanish

2

PHAS 8400

Health Law & Professional Concepts

2

Total 11 credits

Patient Care

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7500

SCPE in Behavioral and Mental Health

4

PHAS 7510

SCPE in Family Medicine and Primary Care

4

PHAS 7520

SCPE in Internal Medicine

4

PHAS 7530

SCPE in Medicine and Long Term/Rehabilitative Care

4

PHAS 7540

SCPE in Pediatrics

4

PHAS 7550

SCPE in Surgery

4

PHAS 7560

SCPE in Women’s Health

4

PHAS 8500

SCPE in Emergency Medicine

4

PHAS 8510

SCPE in Urgent Care: Adult or

4

PHAS 8515

SCPE in Urgent Care: Pediatrics

4

PHAS 8520

SCPE in Clerkship I or

4

PHAS 8525

SCPE in Clerkship II

4

PHAS 8560

Simulated Interactive Medicine

4

Total 44 credits

Research

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6600

Analysis of Evidence Based Literature

3

PHAS 7600

Research I: Research Questions & Proposals

4

PHAS 7620

Research II: Study Designs

4

PHAS 7630

Research III: Data Collection and Analysis

3

PHAS 7640

Research IV: Results and Conclusion

4

PHAS 8600

Research V: Dissemination and Presentation

3

PHAS 7650

Research Project I

4

PHAS 8650

Research Project II

4

Total 29 credits

Course Sequencing

Didactic Phase – Summer 1

Knowledge: Medical Science

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6100

Medical Science I – Anatomy

4

PHAS 6120

Medical Science II – Physiology

3

Skills

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6200

Clinical Skills I

3

Professional Attitudes

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6400

Public Health and Role of the PA

2

Total 12 credits

Didactic Phase – Fall 1

Knowledge: Medical Science

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6130

Medical Science III – Pathophysiology & Genetics

4

PHAS 6140

Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics I

3

Knowledge: Clinical Medicine

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6300

Family Medicine and Primary Care

3

PHAS 6320

Maternal and Child Medicine

4

Skills

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6220

Clinical Skills II

3

PHAS 6260

Procedural Skills I

3

Total 20 credits

Didactic Phase – Spring 1

Knowledge: Medical Science

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6150

Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics II

3

Knowledge: Clinical Medicine

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6340

Internal Medicine

4

PHAS 6350

Emergency and Surgical Medicine

4

Skills

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6230

Clinical Skills III

3

PHAS 6270

Procedural Skills II

3

Professional Attitudes

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6420

Health Promotion and Determinants of Health

2

Research

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 6600

Analysis of Evidence Based Literature

3

Total 22 credits

Clinical Phase I – Summer 2

Patient Care

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7500

SCPE 1

4

PHAS 7510

SCPE 2

4

Research

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7600

Research I: Research Questions & Proposals

4

Total 12 credits

Clinical Phase I – Fall 2

Knowledge

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7360

Critical Thinking & Medical Decision Making I

4

Research

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7620

Research II: Study Designs

4

Patient Care

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7520

SCPE 3

4

PHAS 7530

SCPE 4

4

PHAS 7540

SCPE 5

4

Total 20 credits

Clinical Phase I – Spring 2

Knowledge: Clinical Medicine

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7380

Critical Thinking and Medical Decision Making II

3

Professional Attitudes

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7400

Implications of Global Health

2

PHAS 7420

Medical Spanish

2

Patient Care

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7550

SCPE 6

4

PHAS 7560

SCPE 7

4

Research

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7650

Research Project I

4

PHAS 7630

Research III: Data Collection and Analysis

3

Total 22 credits

Clinical Phase II – Summer 3

Patient Care

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 8500

SCPE 8

4

PHAS 8510

SCPE 9

4

Research

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 7640

Research IV: Results and Conclusions

4

Total 12 credits

Clinical Phase II – Fall 3

Knowledge: Clinical Medicine

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 8360

Critical Thinking and Medical Decision Making III

3

Professional Attitudes

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 8400

Health Law and Professional Concepts

2

Patient Care

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 8520

SCPE 10

4

PHAS 8560

Simulated Interactive Medicine

4

Research

Course #

Course Title

Credits

PHAS 8600

Research V: Dissemination and Presentation

3

PHAS 8650

Research Project II

4

Total 20 credits