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Physician Assistant

Loma Linda University

24 months
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55860 USD/year
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About

Physician Assistant at Loma Linda University are health care professionals licensed to practice medicine under physician supervision. They are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services.

Overview

The Physician Assistant program at Loma Linda University begins autumn quarter. It consists of a 12-month didactic phase that provides a foundation of biological, behavioral, and medical sciences. This is followed by a 12-month clinical phase of clerkships in a variety of medical specialties designed to provide diverse and intensive patient care experience. A new class is accepted annually, with students selected from a variety of clinical backgrounds. Students are selected from a variety of clinical backgrounds. Experience in patient care, duration of experience, level of patient contact, and degree of responsibility are considered in the evaluation of each prospective student.

Profession

Physician Assistants (PAs) are health care professionals licensed to practice medicine under physician supervision. They are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services. Within the MD/PA relationship, PAs conduct physical examinations, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret laboratory tests and x-rays, counsel on health care issues, and assist in surgery. They also treat injuries by suturing, splinting and casting. PAs record progress notes, instruct and counsel patients, and order or carry out therapy. The PA's practice is centered on patient care and may also include educational, research, and administrative activities.

Possible Careers: Private practice, Clinic or hospital settings, Research, Teaching and Administration.

Accreditation

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued to the Loma Linda University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Loma Linda University. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy for Physician Assistants I
  • Basic Medical Science
  • Diagnostic Methods
  • Pathophysiology for Physician Assistants I
  • Clinical Correlation
  • Physical Diagnosis I
  • Evidence-Based Medicine I

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

125 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of High School Completion
  • Post-Secondary Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • How to Send Required Documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55860 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    55860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55860 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for California

1570 - 2658 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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