Catalog 2021-2022

PAM 670 Medical Diagnostics

A course designed to develop a functional understanding of the appropriate utilization of diagnostic tests common to primary care based medicine. The student will learn to select, order, interpret and apply the results of diagnostic studies in the medical decision making process. Topics include clinical laboratory medicine, radiology, nuclear medicine, EKG, cardiac stress test, ECHO, and pulmonary function test. The utilization of ultrasound to guide procedures as well as a diagnostic tool will be included. The course will include lecture, lab and problem/case based learning and/or small group work.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Admission to PA Program