PA 539 Patient Assessment II, 3 credits

In this course, students will build on the knowledge and foundational skills and techniques learned in PA 538 Patient Assessment I in the performance of a thorough physical examination and medical history. Students will integrate the knowledge obtained in PA 530 Clinical Medicine I with laboratory sessions emphasizing the proper use of diagnostic equipment and technique for performing a comprehensive physical examination. The course topics will include the musculoskeletal, neurological, male and female systems.