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ERIC Number: ED148275
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Wichita State University Physician's Assistant Program. BHME Contract #72-4199. Final Report.
Gladhart, Stephen; Crespo, Merideth
Wichita State's physician's assistant program, located on the Wichita Veteran's Administration Center campus in Wichita, Kansas, is described in this status report. Established with 12 students in January 1973, the program includes didactic and clinical training for two years and meets the "Essentials of an Approved Educational Program for the Assistant to the Primary Care Physician" of the AMA Council on Medical Education. This report covers the program's funding, accreditation, legislation, curriculum including preceptorships, student information, graduate information, and detailed program evaluation. Appended are (1) didactic and clinical curriculum; (2) a sample module objective (assessment and management of the gastro-intestinal system); (3) clinical rotations; and (4) composite profiles of classes from 1973 through 1977. (LBH)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Clinical Experience, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Design, Financial Support, Graduate Surveys, Higher Education, Job Placement, Medical Education, Paraprofessional Personnel, Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Practicums, Primary Health Care, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD. Bureau of Health Manpower Education.
Authoring Institution: Wichita State Univ., KS.