Dec 02, 2021
PAS 681 - Clinical Skills II (3 units)
The Clinical Skills II course is the second in the Clinical Skills sequence of courses. Students apply knowledge from Clinical Skills I, Adult Medicine, Technical Skills, and Pharmacology to clinical case scenarios. The purpose of the course is to continue developing students’ history and physical exam skills with clinical reasoning skills.
Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2 units: 100-minutes per week X 15 weeks
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1 unit: 150-minutes per week X 15 weeks
Units of Physical Exercise/Activity: Yes, required
Offered: Every Summer
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. analyze, integrate and apply patient data in complex medical decision making.
2. demonstrate data gathering, examination, and diagnostic interpretation skills in the evaluation and management of a simulated patient of any age group.
3. create and deliver an organized, comprehensive clinical case presentation.
4. electronically document a comprehensive, organized medical encounter.
5. aggregate and compare evidence for treatments and interventions, selecting those that are indicated, appropriate, and representative of the standard of care, for both acute and chronic medical conditions.
6. apply fund of acquired knowledge and critical thinking to the evaluation, diagnosis, and creation of acute and longitudinal patient management plans.
7. incorporate cultural, ethnic, racial, social, financial, and environmental factors into the development of a patient-centered care plan.
8. engage in team-based role delegation, communication, and collaboration in the evaluation and management of simulated patients.
9. complete Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification courses and apply ACLS/PALS protocols to a simulated medical scenario.
10. demonstrate professionalism in interactions with faculty and peers.
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