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CH8440:Differential Diagnosis and Management


Lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 0
Hours: 60
Credit hours: 4



The focus of this course is to differentially diagnose and manage musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal conditions. The student will identify co-morbidities that may interfere with the management of the patient and determine if and when referral and/or collaborative care is warranted. The course will follow the principles of application-oriented curriculum utilizing multiple cases so the students will develop pattern recognition skills associated with clinical reasoning. The course will also utilize the principles of team-based learning in order to enhance their ability to engage in collaborative care.


Course Syllabus