Course Descriptions

41060 : CLINIC INTERNSHIP 1
3.00 credits: The initial internship term begins with practical experiences accompanied by lecture and supported by web site resources. All elements of doctor-patient interaction are reviewed, discussed,and practiced including interviewing; examination; development of a diagnosis and management plan; re-evaluation; outcome assessment; documentation and Evidence Informed Practice. Through interaction with early-term chiropractic program students, interns refine the skills necessary for progression to the next phase of their clinical experience.
41170 : CLINIC INTERNSHIP 2
3.00 credits: In the second internship term, students continue to apply and review all elements of the patient care process as they intern with faculty clinicians in University and private practice clinics caring for patients. In lecture and small group discussion sessions, students critique and discuss videotaped patient encounters. Topics emphasized include patient and professional communication; cultural competence; clinical thinking; and case management. During the practical and didactic elements of the course, students also advance their skills in gathering clinical information; synthesizing laboratory and radiographic data; arriving at accurate diagnostic decisions; providing health counseling; and competently treating clinic patients.
41280 : CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 3
9.00 credits: During the 17-week clinic term, interns provide chiropractic care to patients under the supervision of faculty clinicians. Doctors of chiropractic mentor students in either the University's Natural Care Centers or the Community Based Internship program, and special populations clinics, as they further develop their competence in all elements of the clinical process. Prerequisites and other internship policies and procedures are described in the Clinic Handbook and explained during orientation sessions scheduled in Trimesters 7 and 8.
41390 : CLINIC INTERNSHIP 4
9.00 credits: During the 17-week clinic term, interns provide chiropractic care to patients under the supervision of faculty clinicians. Doctors of chiropractic mentor students in either the University's Natural Care Centers or the Community Based Internship Program, and special populations clinics, as they further develop their competence in all elements of the clinical process. Prerequisites and other internship policies and procedures are described in the Clinic Handbook and explained during orientation sessions scheduled in Trimesters 7 and 8.
41400 : CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 5
10.00 credits: In the final academic term, students complete their internship by continuing to provide chiropractic care to patients in either the University Natural Care Centers or in any approved Community Based Internship. Interns carry out examinations, administer chiropractic care and deliver treatment under the direction of a supervising clinical faculty while completing their technical requirements for graduation.
41500 : CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 6
10.00 credits: In the final academic term, students who have completed all clinical quantitative requirements related to patient visits, physical examinations, radiographic, laboratory and case management studies may expand their Clinic Internship options to include both urban and rural areas across the United States and in many foreign countries.
36350 : CLINICAL NUTRITION 1
2.00 credits: This course covers nutrient metabolism and physiologic function in the body. Components of nutrition including macronutrients and micronutrients are discussed along with clinical applications.
36351 : CLINICAL NUTRITION 2
2.00 credits: This course covers nutrient metabolism and physiologic function in the body. Components of nutrition, including macronutrients and micronutrients, are discussed along with clinical applications.
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