NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

58 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Osteopathic Medicine Program based approach with an emphasis on differential diagnosis, systematic evaluation, and management incorporating the interprofessional team. Concepts of physiological changes with aging and psychosocial and functional aspects, as well as their effects on general medical disorders, will be incorporated into the lectures. (1.0 credit hours) COM 6100—Integumentary System This course introduces students to clinical aspects of skin diseases, infections of the skin, skin pathology, neoplastic disorders of the skin, burn management, and cutaneous manifestations of systemic disorders. The course consists of lectures supplemented by visual materials and pathology slides, independent reading assignments, and instruction in basic procedures. (1.5 credit hours) COM 6101—Hematopoietic and Lymphoreticular System This course covers the diagnosis and management of diseases of the hematopoietic and lymphoreticular system. It will include a discussion of cancer chemotherapy and principles of surgical oncology. Indications for, and adverse reactions to, blood transfusion will also be addressed. The systems component of the interdisciplinary curriculum involves participation by the Departments of Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pathology, and Pharmacology. Traditional classroom lecture topics are integrated so that clinical aspects, pathophysiology of diseases, and disorders of each system are addressed. (1.5 credit hours) COM 6102—Respiratory System This course presents pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of selected respiratory disorders, infectious disorders, and neoplasms of the respiratory system. Ventilatory functions and management of respiratory failure are described. Speakers are from the Departments of Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology, OPP, and Surgery (including the Division of Otorhinolaryngology). This course consists of lectures supplemented by independent reading assignments and instruction in basic procedures. (2.5 credit hours) COM 6103—Cardiovascular System This course covers pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of common cardiovascular disorders. (2.5 credit hours) COM 6104—Gastrointestinal System This course covers pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of gastrointestinal diseases and diseases of the lower and biliary system. The instruction involves the participation of faculty members from the Departments of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology division), Surgery, Pediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Osteopathic Principles and Practice. (2.5 credit hours) COM 6105—Endocrine System This course presents the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of hormonal disorders, including diseases of the endocrine glands, as well as neoplasms and infectious diseases affecting the endocrine system. The system component of the interdisciplinary curriculum involves participation by the Departments of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Osteopathic Principles and Practice. Lectures are integrated so that clinical aspects, pathophysiology of diseases, and disorders of each system are addressed. (2.0 credit hours) COM 6106—ECG This course provides an overview of electrocardiography and cardiopulmonary auscultation used in clinical practice. It will help students obtain a basic understanding of selected electrocardiographic and cardiopulmonary auscultation findings and will foster an interest in continued learning in these fields. This course utilizes a standard lecture format as well as interactive auscultatory learning sessions that may be supplemented with learning technologies andmodalities, such as reading assignments. (1.5 credit hours) COM 6107—Musculoskeletal System This course introduces students to diseases and other disorders of the musculoskeletal system; the pathophysiology, diagnosis, andmanagement of rheumatologic disorders; orthopedics; and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Pathology, pharmacology, osteopathic principles and practice, instruction in basic procedures, and independent reading assignments will be integrated into this course. (2.5 credit hours) COM 6108—Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Through lecture and self-study, this course introduces the fundamental clinical concepts and official nomenclature used within the realm of psychiatry and behavioral medicine. This includes the use of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) for the evaluation and diagnosis of the major psychiatric disorders. Current methodologies of treatment, communication with patients, and select topics in behavioral medicine will be discussed. (2.0 credit hours) COM 6109—Renal/Urinary System This course presents renal and genitourinary pathophysiology; glomerular and tubulointerstitial diseases; acute and chronic kidney failure; congenital disorders; metabolic, functional, and benign disorders; and neoplasms of the renal/urinary system. The instruction involves the participation of the Departments of Internal Medicine (Nephrology division), Surgery (Urology division), Pathology, and Osteopathic Principles and Practices. (2.5 credit hours)

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