Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

MPAS 511 - The Physician Assistant, Patient and Society I

2.00 credit hours
The course is the introductory course in a sequence of three courses that function to onboard the physician assistant student into the PA profession. It will emphasize PA professional history, laws and regulations, PA certification, licensure and scope of practice. Risk management, reimbursement, documentation, coding, billing, quality improvement will be introduced. A six-week module with case-based approach to bioethical issues will be presented. Select readings from the medical humanities will allow for student reflection and reinforce concepts discussed in the bioethics module.

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