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Oct 15, 2015 by Sharon White (sgwhite)
PA 6111 : Evidence Based Practice for PA/MPH Students
Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:19:49 GMT
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:24:14 GMT
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Physician Assistant (PA)
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PA-GEH: MSHS in the Field of Physician Assistant and MPH in Global Environmental Health
PA-MPH: Joint MSHS in the Field of Physician Assistant and MPH in Community-Oriented Primary Care
PA-MSHS: Physician Assistant
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Physician Assistant (PA)
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Evidence Based Practice for PA/MPH Students
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Evidence Based Practice PA/MPH
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Advanced application of research-, statistical-, and evidence-based medicine concepts presented in public health courses. Emphasis on studies assessing therapeutic interventions, diagnostic testing, and prognostic indicators of health and disease.
Upon completion of this course, the PA/MPH student will be able to: 1. Assess various peer-reviewed journal articles for professional and clinical applicability. 2. Apply critical and analytic thinking skills to the interpretation of medical literature 3. Integrate elements of team processes for effective team function. 4. Formulate answerable clinical questions related to therapeutic interventions, diagnostic studies and prognosis that are representative of daily medical practice. 5. Design advanced literature searches to find the best evidence for therapeutic interventions, diagnostic studies and prognosis given the clinical question formulated. 6. Evaluate the reliability and validity of selected therapeutic interventions, diagnostic studies and prognostic studies. 7. Optimize patient care through the use of the principles of evidence based medicine
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
The course is part of the program update. The new program is in PMI.
Course Reviewer Comments
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:00:02 GMT
Rollback: as requested
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:36:35 GMT
Rollback: pending further review
Thu, 28 May 2015 17:38:13 GMT
Rollback: rolled back to adjust credits