PA 570 Research, Epidemiology, and Statistics for the Physician Assistant, 2 credits

In this course, students receive instruction in research methods and application in the clinical setting. They integrate basic concepts of epidemiology and statistics as these concepts relate to medical practice. Students critically read published reports of clinical research and identify strengths and weaknesses in the structure and presentation of data and conclusions in those reports. They interpret and search evidence-based literature related to clinical problems encountered in physician assistant practice.