Course Descriptions

11010 : BIOCHEMISTRY 1
5.00 credits: This course offers a foundational look at the structure and function of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids and vitamins. The function and regulation of enzymes is studied, followed by a detailed look at aerobic cellular respiration. The lab includes methods of separation and identification of biochemical constituents.
11330 : BIOCHEMISTRY 2
2.00 credits: A continuation of Biochemistry 1: details of the carbohydrate, lipid and amino acid metabolism; and the urea cycle are studied with an eye on the function of vitamins and trace elements. The interconnectedness as well as the regulation of metabolic pathways in health and disease is stressed.
23510 : BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATIONS 1
1.00 credits: This course introduces new students to concepts and issues pertaining to building the foundations for the business of chiropractic practice and for becoming a professional. Discussion will include what it means to be a professional, ways that students can begin to grow in terms of displaying the qualities and behaviors expected of a professional, core/governing values, money concepts and budgeting.
23520 : BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATIONS 2
1.00 credits: Public speaking in relation to addressing common questions in chiropractic practice will be explored with in-class speaking presentations.
23530 : BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATIONS 3
0.75 credits: This course will expose students to the concepts and issues that are central to aspects of routine office visits, including the history, examination, diagnostic testing and report of findings.
23540 : BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATIONS 4
0.75 credits: This course will focus on thinking and planning in a strategic manner. The students will be developing their own vision and be exposed to the concepts of business management systems with their application to a chiropractic practice.
23550 : BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATIONS 5
0.75 credits: This course will provide a discussion of the role of Leadership as a doctor in their practices and an opportunity to reflect on different perspectives in business and practice from 4 view points. They will also create a Resume’.
23565 : BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATIONS 6
0.75 credits: This course will focus on reimbursement for services. CPT and ICD-9 coding will be reviewed with respect to proper submission to third-party payers for reimbursement. Rules regarding Medicare, Health Savings Accounts and cash payments plans will be discussed.
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