PHAS 5101 Studies in the PA Profession

This course includes instruction about the PA profession, historical development, and current trends. PA licensure, credentialing, laws and regulations regarding professional practice, patient safety, quality improvement, prevention of medical errors, and risk management are introduced topics in this course. In addition to the PA practice, students will receive instruction in the roles and responsibilities of various health care professionals, emphasizing the team approach to patient centered care beyond the traditional physician-PA team approach. 




Admission into the Physician Assistant Studies Program.

Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Dept of Physician Assistant


As Scheduled