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Physician Assistant Y1/Y2 Readings: SUMMER SESSION 1

PRE-MATRICULATION REQUIRED READINGS

Billings: Clinical Encounter. 2nd ed. 1999.  Pages 1-110

Turgeon: Linne & Ringsrud’s Clinical Laboratory Science. 8th ed. 2020.  Chapters 1-4, 9, and 13

Moore: Essential Clinical Anatomy. 5th ed. 2014. Introduction, Chapters 1 (Thorax) and 6 (Upper Limb)

*Mescher, AL: Junqueira’s Basic Histology: Text and Atlas 15th ed. 2018. Chapters 1-5

 

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

Medical Terminology - The Basics 

The Quick Study for Medical Terminology ISBN: 978-1423-2026-08

HUMAN ANATOMY

Required Texts:

Moore, KL, Agur, AMR & Dalley AF:  Moore: Essential Clinical Anatomy. 5th ed. 2014.

Mescher, AL: Junqueira’s Basic Histology: Text and Atlas.15th ed. 2018.

Delton: Grant’s Dissector.  16th ed. 2016. 

Sadler, Dr. T.W.: Langman’s Medical Embrology. 13th ed. 2014.

Reference Texts:

Netter, F: Atlas of Human Anatomy.  7th ed. 2014. Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0323393225

Anatomy: A Photographic Atlas. Johannes W. Rohen MD, Chihiro Yokochi MD, Elke Lütjen-Drecoll MD

 

Clinically Orientated Anatomy. KL Moore, AMR Agur, & AF Dalley 7th ed. 2013.

 

ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY

Required Text:

Dubin: Rapid Interpretation of EKG’s, 6th ed. 2000.

 

 

PRINCIPLES OF INTERVIEWING

Required Texts:

Billings: Clinical Encounter. 2nd ed. 1999. 

Henderson: The Patient History: An Evidence-Based Approach to Differential Diagnosis 

DIAGNOSTIC METHODS: CLINICAL LABORATORY

Required Texts:

Turgeon:  Linne & Ringsrud’s Clinical Laboratory Science.  7th ed. 2015. On Order

Ferri:  Ferri’s Best Test. 4th ed. 2018. Elsevier. (Instructor: "This is a handbook that is probably best to buy a hardcopy".)

Reference Text (if you can get a copy):

Diggs, LW. Sturm, D. Bell, A.:  Morphology of Human Blood Cells.  7th ed. 2005. Abbott Labs. A classic monograph on the morphology of human blood cells illustrated (54 color plates). ISBN: 978-1090346018 

(Instructor: "The 7th edition is the newest edition.  If available, purchase the 7th edition. If you can only find the 5th or 6th edition, that will be fine.")

DIAGNOSTIC METHODS: ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY

Required Text (for the home study and for the classroom):

Dubin: Rapid Interpretation of EKGs. 6th ed. 2000. 

Optional Texts:

Jones:  ECG Notes.  3rd ed. 2016. FA Davis. ISBN:  978-0803639300 (spiral bound)

 

Springhouse:  ECG Strip Ease: An Arrhythmia Interpretation Workbook.  2007.

DIAGNOSTIC METHODS: RADIOLOGY

Required Text:

Herring:  Learning Radiology Recognizing the Basics. 4th ed. 2020.

Reference Text:

Daffner: Clinical Radiology the Essentials. 4th ed. 2013. 

CLINICAL CORRELATIONS

Reference Text:

*Thompson & Thompson:  Genetics in Medicine.  8th ed. 2016. 

HISTORY, ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PA PROFESSION

Required Text:

*Peimme T, Sadler A et al:  The Physician Assistant: An Illustrated History. 2013. ACACIA Publishing

(Instructor: "The program will purchase this book for you, welcoming you to the PA profession.")

MEDICAL DICTIONARY

Required Text:

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary.  24th ed. 2017. FA Davis.

http://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/

(Instructor: "Taber’s dictionary has many free online resources for students including animations, videos, pictures, CDC Adult Immunization Recommendations, drug guide, etc.")