UB College of Chiropractic

Welcome to UB’s College of Chiropractic

Since 1991, the University of Bridgeport’s College of Chiropractic (UBCC) has offered exceptional resources for students wishing to pursue a career in chiropractic care. As we continue to enhance our facilities, provide robust clinical experiences, and treat the public in our UB Clinics, it is our core values that allow us to continue to maintain a high caliber education for our students that ultimately leads to graduate success time and time again.

UBCC’s Vision and Mission

Vision Statement
To graduate future chiropractic physicians capable of providing excellent evidence-influenced, patient-centered, and coordinated health care.

Mission Statement
To educate chiropractic students to be successful providers of highly-competent, patient-centered care by utilizing best practice educational methodologies, engaging in relevant scholarly activities, and providing effective service to our University, College, and local communities.

Core Values

  • Diversity & Respect
  • Collaboration & Excellence
  • Integrity & Success
  • Innovation & Scholarship
  • Student-Centered
  • Patient-Centered
  • Health and Well-being

Accreditation

UBCC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Chiropractic Education. The College of Chiropractic is also a member of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges.

The Doctor of Chiropractic Degree program received its initial accreditation in 1994. The program was reaffirmed in 1997 and 2002. It is currently accredited through 2018.

For more information about accreditation visit CCE.

Paradigm of Care

UBCC graduates will care for patients utilizing the following paradigm of care:

University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic | Paradigm of Health

The UBCC model of health care emphasizes the following:

  • The body is an integrated unit that has intrinsic, self-regulating healing mechanisms
  • Structure and function are interrelated
  • The neuro-musculoskeletal systems can affect the function of other body systems, and, in turn, be affected by these systems
  • A management plan formulated from an appropriate diagnosis that includes measurable goals to reduce/eliminate pain, restore function, and decrease future re-occurrence
  • Health promotion, health care provider collaboration, and a multidisciplinary approach to care
  • Excellent communication between patient and provider and with other health care providers
  • A patient-centered, holistic biopsychosocial model that combines the best available evidence, the clinical expertise of the practitioner, and the needs/desires of the patient

CONTACT INFORMATION

Jul
25
Mon
Nursing (BSN) Information Session (Afternoon) @ Nursing Skills and Simulation Center, 7th Floor, Health Sciences Building
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us to learn more about how you can become part of UB’s inaugural Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) class!

  • Meet our esteemed School of Nursing faculty
  • Learn about the program and admissions requirements
  • Tour our new state-of-the-art Nursing Skills and Simulation Center and UB’s seaside campus

To register, click on the date below that works best for you:

Morning Information Sessions:

Afternoon Information Sessions:

 

Aug
11
Thu
Information Sessions: RN to BSN Hybrid Completion Program (Evening) @ Nursing Skills and Simulation Center, 7th Floor, Health Sciences Building
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come learn about UB’s RN to BSN Hybrid Completion Program:

  • Meet our esteemed School of Nursing faculty
  • Bring your transcripts and receive transfer credit & program planning advisement
  • Tour our new state-of-the-art Nursing Skills and Simulation Center

To register, click on the date below that works best for you:

Morning Information Sessions:

Evening Information Sessions:

 

Aug
12
Fri
Nursing (BSN) Information Session (Morning) @ Nursing Skills and Simulation Center, 7th Floor, Health Sciences Building
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us to learn more about how you can become part of UB’s inaugural Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) class!

  • Meet our esteemed School of Nursing faculty
  • Learn about the program and admissions requirements
  • Tour our new state-of-the-art Nursing Skills and Simulation Center and UB’s seaside campus

To register, click on the date below that works best for you:

Morning Information Sessions:

Afternoon Information Sessions:

 

Aug
26
Fri
Naturopathic Medicine Information Sessions @ Discovery Pavillion, Magnus Wahlstrom Library, First Floor
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us on campus for an inside look at our Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) program!

Prospective students are invited to come to campus for an admissions presentation, campus tour, and classroom observation. Bring your unofficial transcripts for a complementary prerequisite evaluation!

Click on the date below to register for the session that best fits your schedule:

Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

Sep
17
Sat
The Levels of Health II: Homeopathy Seminar @ John J. Cox Student Center
Sep 17 – Sep 18 all-day

This course will be a concise introduction to the new model of health devised by Professor George Vithoulkas, namely The Levels of Health. This follows the publication of his latest book of the same name in 2010.

Approved for 12 hours of foundational education towards CHC hours.

Featured Speaker (via video conference):

Other Presenters

  • Florence McPherson, ND., Adjunct Professor of Homeopathy at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine
  • Andrew Ward, LCH, Dip.IACH, R.S.Hom, experienced classical homeopath practicing in London, long-term student of Professor Vithoulkas, teacher, and head of E-Courses for IACH in UK
  • Kim Elia, CEO of WholeHealthNow. International teacher, historian, and dynamic lecturer on homeopathy

The concept of The Levels of Health will be presented. Within the context of the three levels of the human organism, the parameters of the model will be explained – 4 groups and 12 levels- that define the levels of health to which a patient belongs. This is done in order to gain a better insight into the patient’s disease state and therefore to reach a better understanding of the prognosis, before and during treatment. This classification helps us to understand the patient’s general condition and helps us to refine the prognosis and intelligently use any information to evaluate the remedy reaction and subsequent action needed. A proper evaluation of the case progression is essential and only possible with the correct knowledge. The rules and guidelines of this model are clearly presented and will enable the student to evaluate more successfully his/her case and therefore achieve a better outcome. Power point presentation mixed with case examples and one video case will be presented.

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