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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.
: FOUNDATIONS OF EVIDENCE-INFORMED PRACTICE
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.
: GASTROINTESTINAL/GENITOURINARY AND MEN'S HEALTH
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.
: GROSS ANATOMY 1
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.
: GROSS ANATOMY 2
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.
: HEALTH AND THE OLDER PERSON
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.
: HEALTH PROMOTION
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
: HISTOLOGY 1
Microanatomy of cells and tissues. This course surveys the microscopy and ultrastructure of cells; introduces the four basic tissue types; and stresses the functional anatomy of epithelium, connective tissues, muscles and nerve tissue.