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Knowledge of clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment offetal alcohol syndrome: how much is taught in a pa schoolcurriculum?

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dc.contributor.author Hinkle, Michelle Kaylene
dc.contributor.author Day, David
dc.date.accessioned 2007-09-04T18:47:07Z
dc.date.available 2007-09-04T18:47:07Z
dc.date.issued 2007-04-27
dc.identifier.citation Hinkle, Michelle & Day, David. (2007). Knowledge of clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment offetal alcohol syndrome: how much is taught in a pa schoolcurriculum?. In Proceedings : 3rd Annual Symposium : Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects. Wichita, KS : Wichita State University, p.131-132 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/827
dc.description Paper presented to the 3rd Annual Symposium on Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects (GRASP) held at the Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Wichita State University, April 27, 2007. en
dc.description Research completed at the Department of Physician Assistant, College of Health Professions en
dc.description.abstract The effects of maternal alcohol use on unborn children have been observed for millennia. These effects include abnormal facial variations, growth retardation, neurological or behavioral problems, decreased cognitive functioning, poor socialization skills, and attention and distractibility problems. Patients may have any degree of symptoms, from mild to severe, or any combination thereof, thus presenting health care providers with the dilemma of correct diagnosis. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the curricula of the Physician Assistant education programs regarding clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of fetal alcohol syndrome. Design – Cross sectional, evaluative survey. Participants – all US PA programs. Measurement - A responder from each PA program [either Director or faculty member] will be asked a series of 5 questions concerning knowledge of the disorder, diagnosis and treatment, and adequacy of the training provided. Data Analysis - Data will be analyzed using standard statistical estimates. Results - Analysis should reveal data that can be compared between schools, or saved for future research. Limitations of this study may include inadequate number of responses, unknowledgeable responder, intentional false answering, and/or design error. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Wichita State University. Graduate School. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries GRASP en
dc.relation.ispartofseries v.3 en
dc.title Knowledge of clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment offetal alcohol syndrome: how much is taught in a pa schoolcurriculum? en
dc.type Conference paper en

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