Course Descriptions

41390 : CLINICAL 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.
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: This course is deisgned in a Gradn Rounds format using Evidence Informed Practice. Students prepare and present cases from their current clinical experience which are then discussed with audience participation.
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.
36470 : CLINICAL NUTRITION 2
2.00 credits: This course covers nutritional application and management of common conditions encountered in chiropractic practice to include disorders of the organ systems. Students practice assessing nutritional status. Life course nutritional needs are discussed for individuals, communities and special populations.
24050 : CLINICAL PATHOLOGY 1
2.75 credits: This course provides introductory training in clinical laboratory sciences, in particular, urine, stool, hematology, coagulation, and serology studies. Emphasis will be interpretation of urine and hematology tests. Choosing appropriate lab tests in clinical situations with consideration of balancing costs and risks. Correlation of laboratory results with patient history and examination findings. Case studies are used to illustrate important concepts of laboratory diagnosis. This hybrid course consists of face-to-face weekly lectures and accompanying online content which is completed independently.
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