Course Descriptions

15010 : HISTOLOGY 1
3.75 credits: 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.
15120 : HISTOLOGY 2
3.50 credits: The functional microanatomy of the organs of the circulatory, digestive, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, endocrine and immune systems.
16140 : IMMUNOLOGY & CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY
3.50 credits: This course lays a foundation for the comprehension of the etiologic agents of infectious diseases, as well as how the human body defends itself against infectious diseases. In addition, applications of the immune system are introduced.
22710 : INFECTION CONTROL
0.20 credits: Students will learn the principles of infection control, bloodborne pathogens and OSHA regulations and apply them to both classroom and clinical settings.
25150 : INFECTIOUS DISEASES
2.00 credits: Discussion of infectious disease, with emphasis on common pathogens and the diseases they cause. Discussion of the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of common complaints of infectious diseases.
41050 : INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL CHIROPRACTIC
1.00 credits: This course assists the student through the transition from the classroom to the clinical environment by introducing the patient care and record-keeping procedures of University Health Services. Web site resources augment lecture and small group discussion sessions covering all aspects of documentation and the clinic procedures students will follow during their initial patient care experiences in the subsequent term. Note: This course is required the trimester immediately prior to enrolling in Clinical Internship 1.
19001 : INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL REASONING 1
0.50 credits: Students meet weekly with a faculty facilitator for a guided study of a virtual case, using problem-based learning and group discussion.
29002 : INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL REASONING 2
0.50 credits: This seminar is a continuation of the Introduction to Clinical Reasoning 1 course and introduces students to two or more case studies which illustrate a number of relevant issues regarding chiropractic practice. Again, the emphasis is on personal discovery and learning based on the class discussions.
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