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Notice to students: PC courses are intended for students completing the Primary Care Associate Program. PCA course are intended for students admitted to the Primary Care Program in 2011.

19 Courses/Sections found for Fall 2014     (Each listing represents a different section.)
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Course IDCourse TitleUnits
CRN # Course Activity Time Days Instructor Location

PCA 52BANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY/PATHOPHYSIOLOGY II3.5 Units
Second of two courses presenting human anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology as pertinent to disorders of primary care. Course composed of (1)lectures to continue advancing student knowledge of organ function within selected major human body systems (cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal-urologic, reproductive, and endocrine), (2) appreciating alterations of physiology produced by disease states commonly seen in primary care medicine. Includes systems-based anatomy lectures in preparation for gross anatomy lab. Lab provides application of lecture concepts to study of cadaver specimens, diagnostic images, microscopic slides and photomicrographs. An integrative component includes lectures on psychiatry/behavior (normal and abnormal) and pathophysiology of common primary care disorders that affect multiple systems. Intended for students in the primary care associate program.
3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory (54 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: PCA 52A.
21924√ PCA -052B-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMTHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
  Laboratory 12:00 PM-01:20 PMMHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC

PCA 53BPHARMACOLOGY II3 Units
Second of three-course sequence of pharmacology courses structured to expand the knowledge of drug function in management of disease. Builds on introductory concepts from PCA 53A and provides specific in-depth discussion of pharmacological management of infectious disease and disorders of the following systems: cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal-urologic, reproductive, endocrine, psychiatric/behavioral. Intended for students in the primary care associate program.
3 hours lecture. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: PCA 53A.
20609√ PCA -053B-01 Lecture02:00 PM-04:50 PMThHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC

PCA 54BPRE-CLINICAL II2.5 Units
Second of three courses in the preclinical sequence. Focusing on clinical skills, clinical problem solving and technical skills. Includes (1) problem-focused history and diagnostic physical exam skills of selected systems (cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal-urologic, reproductive, endocrine, psychiatric/behavioral); (2)instruction in skills to evaluate disorders of multiple systems; (3) technical skills pertinent to medical office setting. Intended for students in the primary care associate program.
1 hour lecture, 4.5 hours laboratory. (66 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: PCA 54A.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in P C 80P.
Formerly: P C 80P
22132√ PCA -054B-01 Lecture02:00 PM-02:50 PMWHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
  Laboratory 03:00 PM-04:20 PMWHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
  Laboratory 10:00 AM-11:20 AMFHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
  Laboratory 02:00 PM-03:10 PMFHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC

PCA 56BCORE MEDICINE II8.5 Units
Second of seven courses. Covering the presentation, evaluation, diagnosis and management of primary care disorders of the following systems: cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal-urologic, reproductive-obstetrics, endocrine, psychiatric/behavioral, multisystems-rheumatologic. Intended for students in the primary care associate program.
8.5 hours lecture. (102 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: PCA 56A.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in P C 80.
Formerly: P C 80
20610√ PCA -056B-01 Lecture02:00 PM-04:15 PMTHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
  Lecture 09:00 AM-11:50 AMWHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
  Lecture 09:00 AM-11:50 AMThHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC

PCA 56FCORE MEDICINE VI1.5 Units
Sixth of seven courses. Expands awareness of the role hospital-based clinicians play in issues of Epidemiology and Public Health. Students use case histories from their hospital-based experience to explore epidemiologic principles. Intended for students in the primary care associate program.
1.5 hours lecture. (18 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: PCA 56E.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in P C 83.
Formerly: P C 83
20612√ PCA -056F-01 Lecture09:00 AM-10:15 AMFHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC

PCA 60DPRECEPTORSHIP IV7 Units
Fourth of five courses in the clinical sequence to include assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patients in a primary care clinical setting. In addition to the content in PCA 60C, it includes hospital in-patient care. Development of progress in clinical performance with each successive academic period. Intended for students in the primary care associate program.
35 hours preceptorship. (420 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: PCA 60C.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in P C 84P.
Formerly: P C 84P
20611√ PCA -060D-01 Laboratory09:00 AM-04:40 PMMTWThHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
  Laboratory 12:00 PM-02:50 PMFHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
PCA -060D-01: 12 weeks. Students are required to complete 35 hrs/week for a total of 420 total hrs/qtr. Schedule subject to change due to clinic assignments.

PCA 61BPROFESSIONALISM/CULTURAL MEDICINE II1 Unit
Continuation of PCA 61A. It continues to focus on professional, ethical, and cross cultural issues in the PA profession. Content includes national accreditation and state regulations for PA programs. National certifications and State licensing requirements for PAs. It includes information on the PA scope of practice and delegation of services agreement as well as information on electronic medical records, coding and billing for services. Includes effects of language barriers in the delivery of medical care, working with interpreters and health literacy. Intended for students in the primary care associate program.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: PCA 61A.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in PCA 55B or C.
Formerly: PCA 55B & 55C
21618√ PCA -061B-01 Lecture09:00 AM-09:50 AMFHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
PCA -061B-01: Formerly PCA 55B. Students are required to complete 12 hrs lec/qtr.

PCA 62BBEHAVIORAL MEDICINE II1.5 Units
Second of three courses in the behavioral medicine sequence. Focus on the social and behavioral sciences knowledge and skills to detect, assess and diagnose substance abuse, psychiatric and behavioral conditions, sexual health and to deal with difficult situations like giving bad news to the patient. Intended for students in the primary care associate program.
1 hour lecture, 1 hour lecture-laboratory. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: PCA 62A.
21594√ PCA -062B-01 LectureTBATBAHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
  Laboratory TBATBAHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
PCA -062B-01: Class meet 6 weeks, alternate Mondays, starting 9/22/14: lec 9-10am, and lab 2-3:30pm. Students required to complete 6 hrs lec and 6 hrs lab , for a total of 12 hrs/qtr.

PCA 290ENRICHMENT COURSE DIDACTIC PRINCIPLES1 Unit
An enrichment course developed to provide additional instruction to achieve competence in didactic course principles employed in the practice of primary care medicine. IIntended for students in the primary care associate program.
1 hour lecture per week. (12 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Primary Care Associate Program.
Formerly: P C 190
20613√ PCA -290.-01 LectureTBATBAHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC
PCA -290.-01: Intended for students in the PCA program. Students are required to complete 1 hr/week for a total of 12 hrs/quarter. Contact the director, Lucinda Hirahoka @ 650-498-4474 for an assignment designed to help the student achieve competence in didactic course principl

PCA 291ENRICHMENT COURSE:PRECEPTORSHIP PRINCIPLES4 Units
Provide enrichment to complete preceptorship requirements. It may include self-study, tutoring, additional clinical experience and assignments. Focus training under the supervision of a physician preceptor. Intended for students in the primary care associate program.
20 hours clinic. (240 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Enrollment in Primary Care Associate Program.
Formerly: P C 190Y
20614√ PCA -291.-01 LaboratoryTBATBAHIRAHOKA, LUCINDASMC

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