Course Descriptions

56055 : EMT - BASIC
2.50 credits: Designed for the chiropractic physician who: 1) will practice in a remote setting, or 2) focus primarily on sports-related injuries, or 3) anticipates becoming affiliated with community E.M.S. (emergency medical services) providers. A continuation of Emergency Procedures I, this course further addresses the assessment and management of emergency patients, including medication administration and transportation of patients to medical facilities. Also provides students with training in advanced airway management and IV set-up. This course consists of lecture, skill practice and clinical experience at a local hospital. This course is approved by the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board. Participants who successfully complete the course will be eligible to take the National Registry of E.M.T.s practical and written examinations.
23670 : ENDOCRINOLOGY
1.50 credits: Discussion of the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of common endocrine disorders and complaints, including the chiropractors role in the management of patients with these disorders.
32050 : FOUNDATIONS OF EVIDENCE-INFORMED PRACTICE
2.00 credits: This course uses a blended approach of classroom and online presentations and activities to introduce students to the basic principles of evidence-informed practice (EIP). EIP is an approach that integrates clinical findings, patient preferences, research, and clinical experience (all important types of evidence) into the process of health care delivery. Students learn the strengths and limitations of each element of the model and how to use them together to enhance clinical decision-making and patient outcomes.
23562 : GI/GU SYSTEM
4.00 credits: Discussion of the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of common gastrointestinal, genitourinary and men's health disorders and complaints. Students practice diagnostic and treatment procedures, and discuss how doctors of chiropractic can participate in the management of patients with these disorders.
13010 : GROSS ANATOMY 1
5.50 credits: An in-depth study of the human skeletal and muscular systems, regional anatomy of the extremities, and an introduction to the nervous system. Laboratory includes human dissection.
13120 : GROSS ANATOMY 2
5.50 credits: The gross anatomy of the special sense organs and the nervous, circulatory, digestive, respiratory, urogenital, and endocrine systems; systemic and regional interrelationships. Laboratory includes human dissection.
25690 : HEALTH & THE OLDER PERSON
2.00 credits: This course covers diagnosis and care of elderly patients with emphasis on the most likely conditions to present to chiropractic offices. Discussion topics include normal aging versus disease, theories of aging, demographic trends and special features of geriatric history taking, examination, diagnosis, and chiropractic care.
26281 : HEALTH PROMOTION 1
1.00 credits: This course discusses Healthy People 2020 objectives as they pertain to the chiropractic practice. Students develop resources and skills for screening, prevention and counsel regarding select health promotion and wellness practices
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