This course will address several components of the healthcare system. It is comprised of two modules covering specific topics, intended to complete the series of material outlined in the NBOME Blueprint as competencies required for generalist physicians to deliver safe and effective osteopathic medical care.
Module 5: BIOSTATISTICS & RESEARCH METHODS
This module will introduce students to Biostatistics and Research Methods. In this module students will learn common research designs and biostatistical concepts to help determine clinical significance of research evidence. Additionally, students will develop the skills to evaluate the relevance and validity of research and interpret literature for evidence-based patient care.
Module 6: PERSONAL & PRESCRIPTIVE HEALTH CARE
This module will introduce students to Personal and Prescriptive Health Care. In this module students will identify strategies for personal self-care as well as identify their patient’s capacity for self-care. Students will learn how to provide for their personal care by applying principles of wellness and disease prevention in their personal and professional life. Students will also learn to deal with patients and how to recommend similar strategies of wellness and disease prevention for future patients.