NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

604 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine—M.B.S. Program Course Descriptions ANA 5713—Histology This course goes over the study of the microanatomy of cells, tissues, and organs of the human body, combining lecture and digital microscopic laboratory sessions. (3 credits) ANA 5723—Neuroanatomy This course deals with the study of the structure and function of the spinal cord, brain stem, and cerebrum. (3 credits) ANA 5727—Anatomy This course deals with the study of the structure and function of the human trunk, extremities, head, and neck. (3 credits) BCH 5735—Biochemistry This course introduces functions of the important carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, proteins, and properties of enzymes. (3 credits) CHS 5000—Governance in Complex Health Systems This course will focus on the key stakeholders in the health care system: patients and consumers, providers, payers, and public and private employers. It is intended to introduce the stakeholders and discuss how they are impacted and influenced with regard to each other through various governance systems. (3 credits) CHS 5200—Financial Environment in Complex Health Systems Students will gain a working knowledge of and understanding of the flow of funds among the continuumof main stakeholders in complex health systems. The course addresses sustainable sources of reimbursement available to develop and maintain a variety of business models, settings, and organizational structures. (3 credits) HPH 7210—Bioethics: Principles of Life Science Research This course provides a structured approach for identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical issues in medicine and the life sciences. Students analyze and discuss traditional philosophical theories regarding the nature of moral good. They apply these theories to critical issues and selected case studies involving experiments with human subjects, organ transplantation, in vitro fertilization, the use of animals in research, the collection and publication of research data, conflicts of interest, and other topics of current concern. Students will explore the personal values, professional standards, and institutional guidelines that define the roles and responsibilities of the health care practitioner and researcher. (3 credits) HPH 7320—Advanced Biostatistics I This course is the first of a two-course sequence focusing on inferential statistics for students interested in conducting quantitative research in the health sciences. It enables students to gather data and apply experimental design models toward solving practical problems and improving the efficiency of formulating and providing health care services. (3 credits) HPH 7400—Research Design This course prepares students to evaluate pharmaceutical procedures and practices from a scientific viewpoint. Students will learn to identify issues requiring additional investigation and to design research that efficiently and effectively addresses those issues. By the end of the course, students will prepare a first draft of a research proposal. (3 credits) MBS 5706—Professionalism and Interview Skills This course is designed to foster understanding of health professions and provide professional development and a better idea of personal identity. Through various learning styles, students will develop a core set of skills that include wellness strategies, self-awareness, leadership, verbal and written communication, cultural understanding, and selfreflection. Students will explore career specialties, practice giving feedback to themselves and others, and learn good practices in leadership and patient care. Students will also practice interview skills. (3 credits) MBS 5705—Test Preparation This course will assist students in reviewing material for graduate and professional school entrance exams. It will also provide techniques and strategies used to succeed in standardized exams. (3 credits) MBS 5801—Personalized Medicine Personalized medicine is the next generation of medicine and health care. Personalized health care takes a multiomics approach for more precise diagnosis and targeted treatment to individual patients, based on their genetic code. It combines sophisticated methods of genomic sequencing and molecular analysis to determine each person’s unique disease susceptibility, define preventivemeasures, and suggest customized treatment plans. These topics will be discussed. (3 credits) MBS 5803—Oral Histology This course is designed to provide broad exposure to the basic development and histology of anatomic structures that form the maxillofacial complex. Clinical and diagnostic procedures, concepts, and pathology that depend on the understanding of these structures will be introduced. (1 credit)

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