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Recommended Sequence of Courses

The first year curriculum is divided into three semesters. The following is a list of courses offered each semester:

DIDACTIC PHASE

Course credits
SEMESTER I
PAM 411 Physiology 4
PAM 419 Introduction to Pharmacology 1
PAM 422 Medical Microbiology/Immunology 3
PAM 423 Psychosocial / Cultural Aspects of Health Care and the PA Role 3
PAM 431 PA Physical Diagnosis I Lecture 3
PAM 431.6 PA Physical Diagnosis I Lab 1
PAM 432 Clinical Molecular Mechanism of Disease 2
PAM 434 Clinical Human Anatomy Lecture 3
PAM 434.6 Clinical Human Anatomy Lab (offered at Bay Shore campus only) 1
Total 21
SEMESTER II
MPA 670 Clinical Medicine I 4
MPA 671 Clinical Medicine II 3
PAM 421 Pharmacology 3
PAM 427 Patho- Physiology 2
PAM 428 Clinical Procedures and Diagnostic Modalities 2
PAM 429/429.6 Advanced Physical Diagnosis II Lecture/ Lab - H&P'S 3
PAM 430 Obstetrics/Gynecology
Note: Students enrolled in the Winthrop program take this course in the third semester
2
PAM 610 Pediatrics 2
PAM 619 Introduction to Surgery 1
Total 22
SEMESTER III
HS 668 Independent Study-Community Service 1
MPA 645 Health Science Epidemiology & Biostatistics 2
MPA 646 Medical Research Methods and Literature Review 3
MPA 672 Clinical Medicine III 4
MPA 673 Clinical Medicine IV 2
PAM 623 General Surgery 3
PAM 630 Geriatrics 1
PAM 634 Emergency Medicine 1
Total 17