Professional Seminar I   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

PAS 605 - Professional Seminar I

First of a five-semester series that spans the didactic and clinical years of the program. This series will examine the professional issues physician assistants commonly face in practice. The course introduces students to issues surrounding cultural awareness and sensitivity pertaining to the diversity and uniqueness of populations to be encountered as health care practitioners using lectures, panel discussions, small group activities and participation in community events. Some of the topics included in this course are principles of professionalism, developing effective listening and attitudes conducive to effective behavioral counseling in a variety of settings, PA professional organization, an overview of health care provider roles, and a focus on the delivery of health care via a team approach.

Credit Hours: 2

Term Offered: Fall