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 and genitourinary 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: Diagnosis and care of elderly patients with emphasis on common conditions and complaints, especially those likely to be present in chiropractic offices. Discussion of 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: Discussion of Healthy People 2010-2020 objectives and the synergy with the chiropractic practice. Development of educational resources and skills for screening, prevention and counsel regarding health promotion and wellness practices.
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