NSU HPD Catalog 2023-2024

NSU Health Professions Division 23 Osteopathic medicine students must be able to use tactile senses to diagnose directly by palpation and indirectly by sensations transmitted through instruments. Sensory Osteopathic medicine students are required to have an enhanced ability to use their sensory skills. These enhanced tactile and proprioceptive sensory skills are essential for appropriate osteopathic evaluation and treatment of patients. Core Performance Standards for Admission and Progress— Graduate Degree Programs NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine (KPCOM) graduate degree programs are pledged to the admission and matriculation of qualified students. Consistent with all federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and/or local ordinances (e.g., Title VII, Title VI, Title III, Title II, Rehab Act, ADA, Title IX, and the Florida Civil Rights Act), it is the policy of Nova Southeastern University not to engage in any discrimination or harassment against any individuals because of race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy status, national or ethnic origin, nondisqualifying disability, age, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or political beliefs or affiliations, and to comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations. Regarding those students with verifiable disabilities, the university and the KPCOM will not discriminate against such individuals who are otherwise qualified, but will expect applicants and students to meet certain minimal technical standards (core performance standards) as set forth herein, with or without reasonable accommodation. Critical Thinking critical thinking ability for effective reasoning and judgment • read and interpret data from paper and/or electronic systems • analyze data • draw conclusions from data • interpret regulatory and accreditation standards Interpersonal Skills interpersonal abilities sufficient to develop and effectively use collaborative relationships with professionals, coworkers, and others to facilitate the accomplishment of goals • establish rapport with colleagues and potential clients in domain of study and professional work practice • w ork effectively in small groups as team members and as a team leader • b uild trust by being reliable and dependable Communication Skills communication abilities sufficient for interaction with others in verbal, nonverbal, and written form • speak English in such a manner as to be understood by the general public • c ommunicate over the phone, through email, and via other electronic means with internal and external entities • d eliver presentations using PowerPoint or other media • write letters using appropriate business format • c ommunicate with both professional and scholarly audiences in writing Mobility physical abilities sufficient to move from one area to another, if needed • move freely in closely aligned filing areas • t ravel to various units and departments for record retrieval, charting, and analysis • l ift and carry files, folders, texts, and/or other equipment with ease • file records at varying height levels, if required Motor Skills motor abilities sufficient to perform at entry-level duties • perform keyboard functions • operate office/work equipment Hearing auditory ability sufficient to perform entry-level duties • respond to telephone calls • participate in online/onsite meetings Visual visual acuity sufficient for comprehension • read printed or handwritten documentation in order to abstract, code, proofread, edit, enter, and retrieve data, and interpret information in paper or electronic format • p rovide eye contact when communicating • o bserve nonverbal responses from administration, coworkers, and clients • i nteract with others to share information