Course Descriptions

24160 : CLINICAL PATHOLOGY 2
4.25 credits: Discussion of laboratory alterations accompanying abnormal function of body organs and specific diseases, with emphasis on interpretation of blood chemistries. Choosing appropriate lab tests. Correlation of laboratory results with patient history and examination findings. Case histories are used to illustrate important concepts of laboratory diagnosis.
36001 : CLINICAL SKILLS 1 - PATIENT INTERVIEWING
1.25 credits: Examines all areas of patient interviewing such as history of present illness, comprehensive health history, record- keeping, problem-oriented history-taking, narrative format histories, nonverbal communication and patients with special problems. Small group sessions involving interviews of simulated patients are utilized as are videotaped sessions of the students performing histories which are later critiqued for verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
46002 : CLINICAL SKILLS II: PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS
4.00 credits: Students learn and practice clinical examination and assessment, with emphasis on performing and interpreting comprehensive physical examination procedures of the non-neuromusculoskeletal systems in the adult patient.
25510 : CPR
0.50 credits: This course will train students to respond to cardiac, respiratory and choking emergencies using basic life support skills and automatic external defibrillation. Students receive A.H.A. Health Care Provider CPR certification.
23890 : DERMATOLOGY
1.00 credits: Discussion of the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of dermatological conditions commonly encountered in chiropractic practice, including infections, tumors, allergic reactions, inflammatory conditions and skin injuries. The chiropractic role in caring for patients with skin conditions is discussed.
21250 : EENT
2.50 credits: Discussion of the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of common complaints and disorders of the eyes, ears, nose and throat. Students practice diagnostic and treatment procedures. Discussion on how doctors of chiropractic can participate in the management of patients with E.E.N.T. disorders.
14220 : EMBRYOLOGY
2.00 credits: The early human embryology (fertilization through the three germ layers) and the special embryology of the major organ systems as well as special sense organs.
25570 : EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
2.50 credits: Basic techniques of assessment and management of patients experiencing airway, breathing, circulatory and traumatic emergencies. Customized for the doctor of chiropractic who may encounter emergency situations with adults or pediatric patients in clinical, home or athletic environments. Students receive A.H.A. Health Care Provider CPR certification and may qualify for First Responder Certification from the State of Minnesota. Upon successful completion, students may be eligible to sit for the National Registry First Responder exam.
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