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PAS 605 - Basic & Laboratory Sciences II

Course Description: . This course is the second part of a sequenced two-semester course designed to provide the student with an understanding of and use of clinical laboratory testing as an aid to the diagnosis, treatment and management of disease. The course focuses on basic laboratory tests and procedures used to investigate clinical problems encountered in the in-hospital and outpatient settings. Students will be instructed in the indication, selection, interpretation and evaluation of laboratory tests in the major content areas of: evaluation of liver and pancreatic testing, chemistry electrolytes and metabolic panels, serologic testing for connective tissue disorders and gout, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis, endocrinology including thyroid function tests, tests used in diabetes diagnosis and management, adrenal and pituitary gland disorders, renal function tests and urinanalysis.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring


2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Physician Assistant Program Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Physician Assistant Studies
      Physician Assistant Studies

Prerequisites:
Graduate level PAS 512 Minimum Grade of B- and Graduate level PAS 534 Minimum Grade of B- and Graduate level PAS 547 Minimum Grade of B- and Graduate level PAS 601 Minimum Grade of B- and Graduate level PAS 604 Minimum Grade of B- and Graduate level PAS 606 Minimum Grade of B-