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Curriculum

Didactic Courses

Semester Course Name Course # Credit Hours
Spring I Overview of the US Health Care Delivery System PAS 620 3.0
Spring I Human Physiology PGY 412G 4.0
Spring I Human Anatomy ANA 611 5.0
Spring I Intro. to the PA Profession PAS 651 2.0

 

Semester Course Name Course # Credit Hours
Summer I (4-week) Research Methods PAS 610 3.0
Summer I (8-week) Health Promotion and Disease Prevention PAS 678 2.0
Summer I (8-week) Intro to Health and Disease PAS 653 3.0

 

Semester Course Name Course # Credit Hours
Fall I Clinical Lecture Series I PAS 654 4.0
Fall I Pharmacology PAS 672 3.0
Fall I Clinical Methods PAS 650 4.0
Fall I Psychosocial Factors in Primary Care PAS 655 3.0
Fall I Masters Project I PAS 645 1.0

 

Semester Course Name Course # Credit Hours
Spring II Clinical Lecture Series II PAS 658 4.0
Spring II Patient Evaluation and Management PAS 656 4.0
Spring II Pharmacology II PAS 673 3.0
Spring II Clinical Lab Procedures PAS 657 3.0
Spring II Masters Project II PAS 646 2.0

 

Semester Course Name Course # Credit Hours
Summer II (4-week) Survey of Geriatric Medicine PAS 640 3.0
Summer II (4-week) Clinical Nutrition CNU 503 1.0

 

Didactic total 57.0 credit hours
Spring I 14.0 hours
Summer I 8.0 hours
Fall I 15.0 hours
Spring II 16.0 hours
Summer II 4.0 hours

 

Clinical Rotation Year Course Name Course # Credit Hours
  Family Medicine (8 week) PAS 660 6.0
  Internal Medicine (8 week) PAS 669 6.0
  Pediatrics (4 week) PAS 661 3.0
  Psychiatry (4 week) PAS 671 3.0
  Selective (4 week) PAS 665 3.0
  Woman's Health (4 week) PAS 662 3.0
  Emergency Medicine (4 week) PAS 670 3.0
  Geriatrics (4 week) PAS 664 3.0
  Surgery (4 week) PAS 663 3.0
  Elective (4 week) PAS 665 3.0
  Seminar in PA Studies (4 week) PAS 680 2.0

These courses and the Semester in which they occur are subject to change.
Clinical total: 38.0 credit hours
Curriculum Total: 95.0 credit hours


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Course Descriptions (pdf)


NOTICE

The official version of this material is available at the UK Graduate School site in the Graduate Bulletin.

The Morehead campus and curriculum track is under the administration of the University of Kentucky Physician Assistant Program.  

Lexington students may travel to Morehead as well as Morehead student may travel to Lexington due to program requirements.

 

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