University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Mar 03, 2024  
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PAS 641 - PA Role Development I

(1 unit)
This course is designed to help first year PA students transition into their new roles as PAs and provide background on the PA role and profession.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 1
Offered: Every Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. through written examination, class/small group participation and course readings and assignments, demonstrate awareness of self-care and conflict resolution.
2. through written examination, class/small group participation and course readings and assignments, describe the 4 main PA organizations and how governing and supporting bodies support and monitor the profession.
3. through written examination, class/small group participation and course readings and assignments, discuss the history of the PA profession and articulate future trends of the profession.
4. through written examination, class/small group participation and course readings and assignments, reflect on how one’s new role as a PA differs from one’s previous role in healthcare.
5. through written examination, class/small group participation and course readings and assignments, discuss the impact of implicit bias on patient care and interpersonal communication.
6. through written examination, class/small group participation and course readings and assignments, explain the importance of diversity and inclusion in patient care and professional interactions.
7. through written examination, class/small group participation and course readings and assignments, articulate the missions and roles of UNR, UNR Med, Orvis School of Nursing, Division of Health Sciences and the UNR Med PA Studies Program.
8. through written examination, class/small group participation and course readings and assignments, demonstrate professionalism in interactions with faculty and peers.


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