The Department of Physician Assistant Education will host a Grand Rounds presentation from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 21, in Lecture Hall 4 in Schwitalla Hall.
Presentations will be given by clinical year students and will be based on a patient the student cared for during the six-week clinical elective rotation. Student presenters and their topics include:
- Eric Milanese, "Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Recognition and Management of an Acute Endocrine Disorder"
- Renée Heberlie, "Breast Cancer Secondary to Radiation Therapy"
- Garrett Ungerer, "Diagnosis, Conservative Management and Surgical Treatment of Low Back Pain"
- Marie Lopez, "Sprained Wrist Masks a Stretched Ulnar Nerve"
- Joseph Grassino, "Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage"
The program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 2.5 hours of American Academy of Physician Assistants Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel.
This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial support of Live Programs.
Saint Louis University's physician assistant program is a 27-month master's degree program. A physician assistant is a health care professional licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision. For more information, visit the program's web site at http://prepa.slu.edu.