Jun 24, 2024  
OHIO University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Catalog 2012-2014 
    
OHIO University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Catalog 2012-2014 [Archived Catalog]

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OCOM 6080 - Clinical Skills 1


This sixteen-week course is the first in a series focusing on the fundamentals of interviewing patients for medical history, including the psychosocial aspects of interviewing and patient interaction; performing physical examinations of patients, including osteopathic structural assessment and palpatory diagnosis; incorporating osteopathic manipulative examination and treatment into patient care; applying medical knowledge and skills to patient care in a supervised clinical setting; working as a member of a learning team to solve clinical problems related to osteopathic medical practice; and applying evidence-based medicine concepts to all clinical decision-making. Course content includes clinical labs, manipulative medicine labs, clinical encounters with patients under the supervision of physicians and other health personnel, and participation in cased-based learning groups. Instructor expectations of students are specified by a list of explicit clinical skills learning topics, which constitute the basis for student assessment (exams).



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