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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MPAS 5412 Physical Exam Skills with Lab

4 SCH. This course teaches the novice PA student how to perform a complete physical exam on an adult patient. Lecture, laboratory, and small group activities are utilized to deliver the skills needed to successfully perform a detailed and thorough physical exam. The student will learn patient education relative the physical exam, correct examination technique, selected special physical exams, and interpretation and reporting of physical exam findings. This course also introduces the student to proper documentation of a physical exam using appropriate medical terminology. Emphasis is placed on recognizing normal findings but selected abnormalities are also presented and discussed. Assessment is conducted using written examinations, practical examinations, written assignments, and participation in lab sessions.
Offered Spring
Letter Grade