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2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jul 22, 2024
2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 1
Maximum Credits: 1
The summative evaluation is designed to assure that each student has met ARC-PA and the program’s defined cognitive and clinical skills performance objectives prior to graduation. In addition to assessing the student’s proficiency by individual competencies we will be assessing student performance through the interaction of the program specific competencies. The summative evaluation includes measurement of the dimensions of cognition, technical skill, integration, rapport, behavior and attitude. The evaluation is comprised of an objective examination of medical knowledge, procedural skill through clinical skills evaluation, and objectively structured clinical examinations to evaluate interactions between the student and patient (history taking, physical examination and clinical reasoning) assessment of critical thinking and professional behavior. Students are required to pass this course in order to graduate from the program.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Clinical
Grade Component: Grad HSU Basis
Course Requirements: PLAN: Physician Assistant Studies (MS)

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