Jun 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog

MPAS 5290 Approach to PA Practice

2 SCH. This course provides an introduction to a variety of topics that are relevant to PA professional practice with a particular emphasis on underserved and diverse patient populations. Through lecture presentations, class discussions, and group interactions, PA students explore the factors that affect delivery of healthcare to underserved and diverse populations including resource management, cultural issues, institutional barriers and provider bias. This course also stresses the role of the PA in health promotion in medical practice. Students are encouraged to consider the social, psychological, spiritual, economic, cultural, and ethical aspects of health promotion within the challenges of the modern health care system. Assessments may include written assignments, group presentations, in-class activities, and reflective discussion board assignments.
Offered Fall
Pass/No Pass