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: An overview over the human body's immune defenses precedes the study of factors that impact immune mechanisms. In addition, the theoretical and practical basis of clinical microbiology: structure, classification, genetics, control, cultivation and identification of typical species of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, as well as interactions between microorganisms and 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 : INTRO TO CLINICAL CHIRO
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.
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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