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The purpose of this clinical rotation is to provide the physician assistant student with practical exposure to the pediatric population. It is designed to augment, strengthen and refine the student’s knowledge and skills learned in the didactic phase, including being able to recognize normal and abnormal findings in the pediatric patient and to diagnose and manage common childhood diseases. This clinical rotation is designed to allow students to actively participate in the care of patients with urgent and chronic conditions, and function as an integral member of the health care team while under the direct supervision of attending physicians, housestaff physicians and physician assistants. The student will be responsible for performing directed and complete history and physical examinations, diagnostic procedures, and medical and surgical management (under supervision) of patients. This is a four-week clinical rotation with 160 contact hours. (3.0 credits)

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