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: METHODS 6: PRACTICUM 2
Continued development of chiropractic diagnostic and adjustive skills. Complete management strategies of common axial and appendicular conditions are discussed and practiced.
Students will study the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of common disorders and complaints of the peripheral and central nervous systems.
: NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 1: PRINCIPLES AND OVERVIEW
Discussion of the integral relationship between neuromusculoskeletal structure and function and the healthy function of all other body systems and organs. Introduction to the evaluation and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal responses to common postural and traumatic insults and to pathologies in the neuromusculoskeletal system and other body systems. Students practice diagnostic and treatment procedures and discuss how chiropractors can participate in the management of patients who have N.M.S. disorders.
: NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 2: SPINAL DISORDERS
Discussion of the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of spinal and paraspinal conditions and complaints. Students practice diagnostic and treatment procedures and discuss how doctors of chiropractic can participate in the management of patients who have spinal and paraspinal disorders.
: NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 3: EXTREMITY DISORDERS
Discussion of the biomechanics of the extremities and the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of common complaints and disorders. Students practice diagnostic and treatment procedures, including adjustments and manipulations, and discuss how doctors of chiropractic can participate in the management of patients with extremity disorders.
: NEUROSCIENCE 1: PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (PNS)
In-depth study of the organization of the nervous system followed by a detailed study of neurophysiology, including receptor pharmacology; spinal nerves, with major emphasis on visceral and somatic afferent and efferent PNS pathways; reflex arcs; common segmental innervations; and dermatomes.
: NEUROSCIENCE 2: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (CNS)
The anatomy and function of the brain and spinal cord.
: PATHOLOGY 1
The objective of this course is to provide a foundation for the understanding of general concepts of the disease state occurring in the human body, including cellular and tissue reactions to injury, mechanisms of inflammation and neoplasia, congenital abnormalities, autoimmune disorders and hemodynamic changes. This hybrid course combines the value of face-to-face lectures and the convenience of online education, including in-class discussions, medical literature review, online case studies and poster presentations.