PAMS 6555 Surgery

This core clinical rotation provides students with exposure to the principles and practice of surgery.  This supervised clinical practice experience enables students to assess patients seeking medical care across the life span with an emphasis on caring for adults and elderly patients with surgically manageable diseases in the operating room and outpatient setting.  Emphasis of learning is on the pre-operative evaluation and preparation of the patients for surgery; assisting during the intra-operative period; and the post-operative care of surgical wounds, recovery, and possible complications.  Students will learn how to participate as a member of an interprofessional surgical team. This clinical rotation experience will enable students to achieve the learning outcomes needed to attain the competencies in the management of acute, emergent, chronic conditions and implement preventive care strategies.  This clinical experience will enable the student to provide care as an entry level physician assistant upon graduation. 




Physician Assistant