Osteopathic Doctoring Curriculum
The Osteopathic Doctoring course is an integrated and comprehensive course that
will span the first two years of osteopathic medical school curriculum. It provides the
basic cognitive and kinesthetic skills for future physicians to provide medical attention
in a competent and professionally compassionate fashion. This course provides the
foundation for students to practice the art and expanding science of osteopathic medicine
through focus on clinical skills (such as, patient interviewing and physical examination),
clinical reasoning (the process by which physicians' are able to choose the most
appropriate individualized diagnosis and treatment plan), professional practice (the
development of behaviors and practices that embody the expectations of an osteopathic
medical professional), and clinical integration (the ability to apply basic science knowledge
in all aspects of clinical practice). This course utilizes standardized and real patients to
help increase early clinical exposure and allows for solidification of the application of basic
ciences in clinical practice.
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