This course offers an opportunity to practice in a community based clinic within an integrative health care environment. Students are exposed to various scopes of practice and approaches of the disciplines involved as well as an integrative strategy to develop a treatment plan. An important aspect of this experience is the opportunity to work both independently and within a team structure -- establishing massage therapy as an important piece of the treatment plan. Assessment processes and the nuances of SOAP documentation of chiropractic, acupuncture, medicine, and health coaching are explained. Understanding diverse populations and cultures, including those underserved by conventional healthcare, is a unique element of the course. Patient present with diverse condition, offering a challenge to the student interested in advancing and developing their clinical reasoning and hands on skills.

Credits: 1.50

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