Chiropractic, DC

College of Chiropractic Course list

Curriculum

Trimester 1 – 15 weeks

11010BIOCHEMISTRY 1

5

23515MANAGING FINANCES

1

13010GROSS ANATOMY 1

5.5

15010HISTOLOGY 1

3.75

22710INFECTION CONTROL

0.2

33010METHODS 1: SKILLS ANALYSIS 1

1

31010PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY 1

1

20010SKELETAL RADIOLOGY 1

1.5

34010SPINE AND PELVIS

3

Total Credit Hours:21.95

Trimester 2 – 15 weeks

11330BIOCHEMISTRY 2

2

23525BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL

1

14220EMBRYOLOGY

2

13120GROSS ANATOMY 2

5.5

15120HISTOLOGY 2

3.5

33120METHODS 2: SKILLS ANALYSIS 2

2

12120NEUROSCIENCE 1: PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (PNS)

4

11120PHYSIOLOGY 1

4.5

31120PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY 2

2

Total Credit Hours:26.5

Trimester 3 – 15 weeks

23535CULTURE AND CHIROPRACTIC

1

36001CLINICAL SKILLS 1 - PATIENT INTERVIEWING

1.5

32050FOUNDATIONS OF EVIDENCE-INFORMED PRACTICE

2

16140IMMUNOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY

3.5

33230METHODS 3: CERVICAL AND THORACIC MANUAL THERAPIES

3.25

12230NEUROSCIENCE 2: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (CNS)

3

36030NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 1: PRINCIPLES AND OVERVIEW

3

11230PHYSIOLOGY 2

4.5

37030PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY 3

2

20130SKELETAL RADIOLOGY 2

2.5

Total Credit Hours:26

Trimester 4 – 15 weeks

23545LEADERSHIP

2

46002CLINICAL SKILLS 2: PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS

4

33340METHODS 4: LUMBOPELVIC MANUAL THERAPIES

3.25

36140NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 2: SPINAL DISORDERS

4.5

36141NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 3: EXTREMITY DISORDERS

3.63

17030PATHOLOGY 1

3

17140PATHOLOGY 2

3

22040PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY 4

2

20240SKELETAL RADIOLOGY 3

2.5

Total Credit Hours:26.63

Trimester 5 – 15 weeks

NoneNorthwestern Integrated Clinical Exam (NICE 2)

23555EMPLOYMENT LAW

1

36350CLINICAL NUTRITION 1

2

24050CLINICAL PATHOLOGY 1

2.75

21250EENT

2.5

25150INFECTIOUS DISEASES

2

41050INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL CHIROPRACTIC

1

34150METHODS 5

2

56003NEURODIAGNOSIS

2.75

35151PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS 1: MODALITIES

2.25

25250PUBLIC AND PREVENTIVE HEALTH

2

20350SKELETAL RADIOLOGY 4

2.5

Total Credit Hours:22.5

Trimester 6 – 15 weeks

23566COMPENSATION COMPLIANCE AND QUALITY

2

23365CARDIOPULMONARY SYSTEM

4

41060CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 1

3

36351CLINICAL NUTRITION 2

2

24160CLINICAL PATHOLOGY 2

4.25

23562GASTROINTESTINAL/GENITOURINARY AND MEN'S HEALTH

4

34260METHODS 6: PRACTICUM 2

2

33561PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS 2: SOFT TISSUE TECHNIQUES

2

24760PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY 5

1

20460RADIATION PHYSICS AND SAFETY

3

20661RADIOLOGY OF ABDOMEN AND CHEST

2.5

Total Credit Hours:28.5

Trimester 7 – 15 weeks

23575WORK/LIFE BALANCE

0.75

41170CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 2

3

36470CLINICAL NUTRITION 3

2

22571EMERGENCY CARE

1.5

23890DERMATOLOGY

1

23670ENDOCRINOLOGY

1.5

25380MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH

2

26170MENTAL HEALTH 1

2

25980PHARMACOLOGY

2

35170PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS 3: EXERCISE AND REHABILITATION

1.5

20570RADIOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY AND POSITIONING

1.5

23570WOMEN'S HEALTH

2.25

Electives*

Total Credit Hours:20.75

* Chiropractic students are required to complete a minimum of 3 elective credits (T7 - T9); at least one elective must be an E78xx level course.  Additional E78xx electives may be selected to meet remaining elective credit requirements.

Trimester 8 – 15 week academic term, 17 week clinical term

NoneNorthwestern Integrated Clinical Exam (NICE 3)

25490CHILDREN'S HEALTH

2

41280CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 3

9

42280CLINICAL CASE STUDIES 1

1

25690HEALTH AND THE OLDER PERSON

2

26280MENTAL HEALTH 2

1

Electives*

Selectives**

Total Credit Hours:17

* Chiropractic students are required to complete a minimum of 3 elective credits (T7 - T9); at least one elective must be an E78xx level course.  Additional E78xx electives may be selected to meet remaining elective credit requirements.

**Chiropractic students are required to complete a minimum of two credits from the E77xx selective courses in T8 or T9.  

Trimester 9 – 15 week academic term, 17 week clinical term

41390CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 4

9

42390CLINICAL CASE STUDIES 2

1

20790CLINICAL IMAGING- A CASE STUDY APPROACH

2

47190LEGAL ASPECTS OF CHIROPRACTIC HEALTHCARE

2

Electives*

Selectives**

Total Credit Hours:17

* Chiropractic students are required to complete a minimum of 3 elective credits (T7 - T9); at least one elective must be an E78xx level course.  Additional E78xx electives may be selected to meet remaining elective credit requirements.

**Chiropractic students are required to complete a minimum of two credits from the E77xx selective courses in T8 or T9.

Trimester 10 – 15 week clinical term

41400CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 5

10

or

41500CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 6

10

Total Credit Hours:10

Total Credit Hours: 218.83

* The requirement for elective courses is 3 credits or 4 courses taken anytime during Trimesters 7-9.

41500: Interns who have completed all clinical quantitative requirements may register for Clinic Internship 6