Course Descriptions

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 : CLINIC 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 : CLINIC 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.
42280 : CLINICAL CASE STUDIES 1
1.00 credits: A variety of patient cases are presented and discussed in an interactive format. Most presenters are field doctors from the University's Community Based Internship program.
42390 : CLINICAL CASE STUDIES 2
1.00 credits: In-office discussion by faculty clinicians and interns of patient cases commonly seen in the outpatient clinic setting.
36350 : CLINICAL NUTRITION 1
4.00 credits: Discussion of nutrient metabolism and physiologic function in the body. Components of nutrition, including vitamins, major minerals and trace elements. Macronutrients and micronutrients are discussed along with clinical applications.
36470 : CLINICAL NUTRITION 2
2.00 credits: Current application of nutritional management of common conditions encountered in chiropractic practice, including disorders of the organ systems. Discussion of nutritional needs throughout life. Students practice assessing nutritional status. Discussion of general, individual and community nutritional needs along with special patient populations.
24050 : CLINICAL PATHOLOGY 1
2.75 credits: Introduction to laboratory skills, including venipuncture, and discussion of urinalysis, hematology, anemia and serology. Emphasis on interpretation of laboratory test results and study of case histories to enhance clinical learning and diagnostic skills.
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