B.Sc. Physician Assistant

Course Description

Physician assistant is a skilled health care professional who is qualified to provide health care services under the supervision of a specialist. Physician assistants, also known as pas, practice medicine as a part of healthcare teams with physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare workers. Physical assistant are concerned with preventing and treating human illness and injury by providing a broad range of health care services. Physician assistant’s works include conducting physical exams, ordering and interpreting tests, diagnosing illnesses, developing treatment plans, prescribing medications, assisting in surgeries etc. Physician assistants have same responsibilities as doctors, but they work under a physician's or surgeon's supervision. A physical assistant can diagnose a patient and prescribe treatment.


  • Apply basic science knowledge to the medical sciences.
  • Demonstrate competency in clinical procedures performed by Physician Assistants.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform a complete history and physical examination.
  • Demonstrate ability to diagnose disease and create an appropriate treatment plan.
  • Demonstrate the use of Evidence-Based Medicine to effectively diagnose and treat patients.
  • Demonstrate cross-cultural and socioeconomic sensitivity in clinical practice settings involving special patient populations.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills in a healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to collaborate within an interprofessional health care team.
  • Demonstrate ethical decision making in the practice of medicine.