Doctor of Chiropractic Courses

Curriculum

Semester 1

Course
PP 511 Principles and Practice I: History and Philosophy
TE 511L Chiropractic Examination Skills I: Palpation and Biomechanics of the Spine and Pelvis – Laboratory
AN 512 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics I: Spine
AN 513 General Anatomy I: Viscera
AN 514 Clinical Embryology
BC 511 Biochemistry, Metabolism and Nutrition: I
TE 511 Chiropractic Examination Skills I: Palpation and Biomechanics of the Spine and Pelvis
PP 512 Principles and Practice II: Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice
AN 511 Cell and Tissue Microscopic Anatomy and Physiology

Semester 2

Course
DI 521 Diagnostic Imaging I: Normal Anatomy (spinal)
MB 521 Clinical Microbiology I: Introduction to Infectious Diseases
NS 521 Neuroscience I (Neuroanatomy)
PH 521 Organ System Microscopic Anatomy and Physiology I (Immune/Endocrine)
PP 523 Principles and Practice III: Contemporary Chiropractic Studies
TE 522 Chiropractic Examination Skills II: Palpation and Biomechanics of the Extremities
TE 522L Chiropractic Examination Skills II: Palpation and Biomechanics of the Extremities Lab
AN 525 General Anatomy II: Head and Neck
AN 526 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics II: Extremities

Semester 3

Course
DI 612 Diagnostic Imaging II: Normal Anatomy (Extremities)
DX 611 Diagnostic Skills I: Physical Examination
DX 611L Diagnostic Skills I: Physical Examination: Lab
DX 612 Diagnostic Skills II: Orthopedics and Neurology
DX 612L Diagnostic Skills II: Orthopedics and Neurology Lab
MB 612 Clinical Microbiology II: Infectious Diseases
NS 612 Neuroscience II (Neurophysiology and Disorders)
PA 611 Fundamentals of Pathology
PH612 Organ System Microscopic Anatomy and Physiology II (Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Urinary, GI, Reproductive)
TE 613 Technique Procedures I: Introduction to Full Spine Technique Lecture
TE 613L Technique Procedures I: Introduction to Full Spine Technique Lab
BC 612 Biochemistry, Metabolism and Nutrition: II

Semester 4

Course
DI 623 Diagnostic Imaging III: Bone Pathology
DX 623 Diagnostic Skills III: Orthopedic and Neurology
DX 623L Diagnostic Skills III: Orthopedic and Neurology Lab
DX 624 Laboratory Diagnosis
MB 623 Public Health I: Introduction to Public Health and Epidemiology
PA 622 Systems Pathology
PP 624 Principles and Practice IV: Evidence-Based Practice
TE 624 Technique Procedures II: Intermediate Full Spine and Upper Extremity Technique
TE 624L Technique Procedures II: Intermediate Full Spine and Upper Extremity Technique Lab
TE 625 Technique Procedures III: Soft Tissue
TE 625L Technique Procedures III: Soft Tissue Lab
CN 621 Clinical Nutrition I: Pathology and Assessment

Semester 5

Course
DD 711 Differential Diagnosis I: Internal Disorders
DD 711L Differential Diagnosis I: Internal Disorders Laboratory
DI 714 Diagnostic Imaging IV: Arthritis and Trauma
ER 711 Emergency Procedures
PH 713 Toxicology and Pharmacology
PP 715 Principles and Practice V: Ethics
PS 711 Clinical Psychology
PT 711 Physiological Therapeutics I: Modalities
PT 711L Physiological Therapeutics I: Modalities Laboratory
RS 711 Evidence Based Practice I
TE 716 Technique Procedures IV: Intermediate Full Spine and Lower Extremity Technique
TE 716L Technique Procedures IV: Intermediate Full Spine and Lower Extremity Technique Laboratory
TE 717L Technique Procedures V: Soft Tissue II
CN 712 Clinical Nutrition II: Treatment and Management

Semester 6

Course
DX 725 Special Populations
CS 721 Clinical Services I
DD 722 Differential Diagnosis II: Neuromusculoskeletal
DI 725 Diagnostic Imaging V: Chest and Abdomen
DI 726 Diagnostic Imaging VI: Positioning and Physics
MB 724 Public Health II: Community Health and Wellness
PT 722 Physiological Therapeutics II: Rehabilitation
PT 722L Physiological Therapeutics II: Rehabilitation Laboratory
RS 722 Evidence Based Practice II
TE 728 Technique Procedures VI: Advanced Chiropractic Technique I
TE 728L Technique Procedures VI: Advanced Chiropractic Technique I Laboratory
BP 722 Business Procedures and Marketing
BP 721 Documentation and Insurance Protocols (Billing and Coding)

Semester 7

Course
DI 827 Diagnostic Imaging VII: X-Ray Review
RS 813 Evidence Based Practice III
TE 819L Technique Procedures VII: Advanced Chiropractic Technique II
CS 812 Clinical Services II
BP 813 Starting a Chiropractic Practice and Office Management

Semester 8

Course
CS 823 Clinical Services III
CS 824 Clinical Services IV (summer session)
RS 824 Evidence Based Practice IV

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