PAMS 6575 Family Medicine

This advanced clinical rotation provides students with exposure to the principles and practice of family medicine.  This supervised clinical practice experience enables students to assess patients seeking medical care across the life span with an emphasis on caring for the acutely and chronically ill infant, child, adolescent, adult, and elderly patients in an outpatient medical setting. Students will develop the skills necessary to evaluate, monitor, and manage health problems encountered in family medicine.  Emphasis is on disease prevention and health maintenance.  Students will develop an increased understanding of social, economic and environmental factors related to family medicine. Students will learn how to engage as a member of an interprofessional family medicine team. This advanced rotation experience will also 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