NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Osteopathic Medicine Program 79 facilitate basic science knowledge. Prerequisite: Grade of 90 or higher in NSU College of Medical Sciences Master of Biomedical Sciences physiology course (1.5 credit hours) COM 9710—Honors Biochemistry This course will provide an opportunity for medical students to assist first-year students with acquisition and application of basic science knowledge in biochemistry. The goal for the enrollees will be to learn the skills necessary to facilitate self-directed learning. After a brief training period that will include specific tutoring skills training, expectations and process will be clearly discussed, and the enrollee will be expected to effectively facilitate group sessions that occur in the M1 curriculum. Specifically, the student will be assigned to facilitate a group of M1 students throughout the courses. Each session will be one–two hours, for a total of two hours per week during the semester. It is expected that enrollees will broaden their understanding of group learning, which can be used to facilitate basic science knowledge. Prerequisite: Grade of 90 or higher in NSU College of Medical Sciences Master of Biomedical Sciences biochemistry course (5.5 credit hours) COM 9711—Honors Summer Gross Anatomy Fellowship This course will provide an opportunity for medical students to further dissect a human cadaver, and afford them the chance to assist graduate- and professional-level students with the acquisition and application of gross anatomy. The goal for the enrollees is to facilitate laboratory and classroom learning. Students will work in groups in which they will dissect cadaveric specimens and facilitate graduate- and professionallevel students throughout the gross anatomy laboratories. Additionally, students will make weekly presentations. (5.0 credit hours) COM 9920—Early Clinical Preceptorship Elective The Early Clinical Preceptorship Elective (ECPE) exposes osteopathic medical students to professional role models in an outpatient clinical setting. Under the supervision of a licensed and board-certified physician mentor, this course provides the opportunity for an OMS-I or OMS-II student to correlate classroom, laboratory, small-group, and independent learning with actual patient encounters. This course allows the student to select a primary care or other specialty of interest, based on availability of mentors, to learn and/ or apply clinical skills and patient/practice management applicable to the practice and tailored to the student’s level of knowledge and skill, as determined by the ECPE physician mentor. Physician mentors practice internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, OMM, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, rheumatology, dermatology, geriatrics, allergy and immunology, infectious disease, and other specialties. (1.0 credit hour) COM 9990—Community Service NSU-KPCOM students are enrolled in the Community Service Course in order to provide direct community service to improve the world around them, in the best traditions of holistic and complimentary care. The goal of the NSU-KPCOM Community Service Program is to provide altruistic service to the community at large, treating all people with dignity and respect, to foster among NSU-KPCOM students a sense and habit of stewardship for people and the environment. (2.5 credit hours) Affiliated Hospitals The Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine affiliates with a large variety of teaching partners throughout local, regional, and national territories to provide valuable clinical training experiences. A sample selection of these sites is highlighted below. Aventura Hospital and Medical Center Aventura, Florida AdventHealth East Orlando Orlando, Florida AdventHealth Ocala Ocala, Florida Bayfront Health Brooksville and Spring Hill Brooksville and Spring Hill, Florida Bayfront Health Seven Rivers Crystal River, Florida Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte, Florida Bayfront Health Venice Venice, Florida Bay Pines VA Medical Center Bay Pines, Florida Bethesda Health, Inc. Boynton Beach, Florida Broward Health System South Florida locations Good Samaritan Hospital West Islip, New York JFK Medical Center—North Campus West Palm Beach, Florida Kendall Regional Medical Center Kendall, Florida Lakeside Medical Center Belle Glade, Florida