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Physician Assistant Program Office
Phone: 504-556-3420
Fax: 504-556-3421
Address: 411 South Prieur St.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Email: PAProgram@lsuhsc.edu

 
 

Physician Assistant Curriculum

The 29-month curriculum of the LSUHSC-NO PA Program is divided into didactic and clinical phases. The following table illustrates the curriculum in its entirety.

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Physician Assistant Curriculum LSUHSC-NO Class of 2017-2018

Year One: Didactic (2017-2018)

           Course                                                                      Credit Hours

Semester:  SPRING 2017 (Didactic)

PHYSIO 6523 Human Physiology 4
PYAS 6550 Patient Evaluation 3
PYAS 6551 PA Professional Practice 2
PYAS 6554 Pathophysiology 3
PYAS 6562 Research Methods I 2
PYAS 6575 Clinical Ethics 3
 

Total

17

Semester: SUMMER 2017 (Didactic)

PYAS 6574 Clinical  Genetics 3
PYAS 6553 Physical Diagnosis 4
ANAT 6522 Human  Anatomy 5
PYAS 6558 Differential Diagnosis 3
 

Total

15

Semester: FALL 2017 (Didactic)

PYAS 6555 Clinical Medicine I 7
PYAS 6571 Culture and Diversity 3
PYAS 6552 Clinical Diagnostics (Lab, ECG, Rad) 3
REHAB 5612 Development Across the Lifespan 3
PYAS 6572 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 3
 

Total

19

Semester: SPRING 2018 (Didactic)

PHARM 207 Medicinal Pharmacology 5
PYAS 6573 Clinical Psychiatry 3
PYAS 6556 Clinical Medicine II 8
PYAS 6570 Research Methods II 2
 

Total

18

Year  Two :  CLINICAL (2018-2019)

Semester: SUMMER 2018

PYAS 6560 Clinical Externship IM 3
PYAS 6559 Clinical Externship FM 6
PYAS 6564 Clinical Externship Women’s Health 3
PYAS 6563 Seminar I 1
 

Total

13

Semester: FALL 2018

PYAS 6561 Clinical Externship Pediatrics 3
PYAS 6565 Clinical Externship General Surgery 3
PYAS 6567 Clinical Externship Emergency Medicine 3
PYAS 6566 Clinical Externship Psychiatry 3
PYAS 6569 Seminar II 1
 

Total

13

Semester: SPRING 2019

PYAS 6579 Clinical Externship Elective  3
PYAS 6568 Clinical Preceptorship 6
PYAS 6557 Clinical Practice Issues 2
PYAS 6578 Capstone Project 1
PYAS 6576 Seminar III 1
 

Total

13

Year One: Didactic Year Totals

69

Year Two: Clinical Year Totals

39

Total Hours

108