The essentials of human pathophysiology and their relationship to clinical signs and symptoms elicited in the medical history and physical examination are presented. The etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnostic aspects of common diseases within cardiology, pulmonology and emergency medicine are discussed and correlated. General approaches to medical management of selected problems are also presented. Although an organ-systems approach is utilized, the systems are integrated for discussion of multi-system pathology.
Successful completion of third semester Physician Assistant program requirements