Physical Diagnosis

First Semester - 3 Credit Hours - PRCRN-607
Second Semester - 3 Credit Hours - PRCRN-623

The goal of these courses is to prepare students to be able to perform appropriate, high-quality medical history and physical examinations. Students will obtain proficiency in acknowledging the patient, interviewing to obtain a thorough and pertinent history, understanding the use of screening versus focused exams, using basic diagnostic equipment, skillfully performing a physical examination, integrating the structural exam into the classical "visceral" exam, and documenting the examination findings.

This course will also introduce the student to the clinical system modules which include head, ears, eyes, nose and throat system.