PHAS 6435 Surgery Rotation

This core clinical rotation provides students with exposure to the principles and practice of surgery. This supervised clinical practice experience enables students to assess patients seeking medical care across the life span with an emphasis on caring for adults and elderly patients with surgically manageable diseases in the operating room and outpatient setting.  Emphasis of learning is on the pre-operative evaluation and preparation of the patients for surgery; assisting during the intra-operative period; and the post-operative care of surgical wounds. This clinical experience will enable the student to provide care as an entry level physician assistant upon graduation. 




Successful completion of the didactic PHAS professional curriculum.

Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Dept of Physician Assistant


As Scheduled