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    Dec 02, 2021  
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PAS 613 - Technical Skills III

(1 unit)
The Technical Skills Course series (PAS 611, 612 & 613) presents hands-on instruction in laboratory and diagnostics interpretation and technical procedures based on current generalist PA practice.

Units of Lecture: 1
Offered: Every Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. evaluate and classify wounds and incisions based on depth, location, and affected structures and select the most appropriate closure type and timeline for suture removal.
2. based on wound type, select and demonstrate appropriate suture and knot tying techniques commonly used in wound closure.
3. describe the indications, basic procedures, and potential complications associated with punch, shave and excisional biopsies.
4. describe the indications and procedure for nail avulsion, nail bed laceration, and subungual hematoma management.
5. communicate concepts and document patient encounters utilizing an electronic medical record system.
6. prepare for procedures by sterile filed preparation and surgical scrubbing, gowning, and gloving, and demonstrate appropriate movement within the operating suite.
7. outline the basic evaluation and care of the pre-, intra-, and post-operative patient, including evaluation of post-op fever, VTE prophylaxis, and fluid and nutritional requirements.
8. demonstrate professionalism in interactions with faculty and peers.


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