• Clinical Phase

    ClinIcal Course descriptions

    PAS 901 FAMILY MEDICINE
    These four-week rotations take place in an ambulatory/outpatient or clinic setting. The Family Medicine rotations provide students with practical clinical experience in working with the ambulatory patient who presents with acute or chronic disease.

    PAS 902 EMERGENCY MEDICINE
    This four-week rotation takes place in the emergency department of a hospital. The Emergency Medicine rotation provides students with practical clinical experience working with acute medical and surgical emergencies.

    PAS 903 INTERNAL MEDICINE
    This four-week rotation takes place in a hospital and/or outpatient setting. The Internal Medicine rotation provides students with practical clinical experience in working with the hospitalized or ambulatory patient who presents with acute or chronic disease, and who is routinely seen by an internist.

    PAS 904 WOMEN'S HEALTH
    This four-week rotation takes place in a hospital, clinic or private practice setting. The Women’s Health rotation provides students with practical clinical experience in the differential diagnosis, evaluation and management of normal and abnormal women’s health conditions.

    PAS 905 PEDIATRICS
    This four-week rotation takes place in a hospital, clinic or private office setting. The Pediatrics rotation provides students with practical clinical experience in working with the pediatric patient.

    PAS 906 SURGERY
    This four-week rotation takes place on the surgical service. Students should attend conferences, lectures and perform on-call duties as required. The Surgery rotation provides students with exposure to the care and treatment of the surgical patient.

    PAS 907 BEHAVIORAL MEDICAL
    This four-week rotation takes place in a behavioral health setting. The setting may include one or more of the following: specialized geriatric or chronic care facility, nursing home, hospice center, inpatient or outpatient psychiatric facility, or any other approved setting. The Behavior Medicine rotation provides students with practical clinical experience in identifying, evaluating and referring patients presenting with common and/or emergent psychiatric problems.

    PAS 908A & 908B PRIMARY CARE
    These four-week rotations take place in an ambulatory, outpatient, inpatient or a clinic setting. The purpose of the Primary Care rotations is to provide practical clinical experience in working with patients who present with acute or chronic disease to a family practice or internal medicine office base practice, clinic, emergency room or urgent care.


    Clinical Elective Rotations

    PAS 909 & 910 – ELECTIVE
    There are two, four-week elective rotations. The electives consist of rotations that the Physician Assistant program coordinates throughout the Central Ohio area in various aspects of primary care and specialty/subspecialty medicine.