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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MPA 613 - Primary Care Preceptorship III

4.00 credits.
Students will complete a 4-week community based clinical preceptorship designed to enhance student competence in the delivery of periodic well care in one of four primary care settings. In addition to family practice exposure, students will gain exposure to pediatric care. Students will be placed in settings that focus on the management of acute and chronic disease across the lifespan in inpatient and/or outpatient settings. Students will participate in history-taking, physical examination, assessment, formulating a problem list, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, developing a treatment plan, and completing medical documentation appropriately. Students in this rotation will develop an increased understanding of environmental, social, and economic factors that impact patient care. Students will gain further experience functioning as a part of a healthcare team through preceptor presentation and expanding on effective communication with patients, families, and healthcare providers. *Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of all didactic coursework.