Curriculum Planning and Health Career
- Chiropractic School
Chiropractic medicine is a branch of the healing arts, and as a science is based on the premise that good health depends in part, upon a normally functioning nervous system.
- Dental School
Dentistry is the branch of the healing arts and sciences devoted to maintaining the health of the teeth, gums and other hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity.
- Medical School
Physicians treat and prevent human illness, disease and injury. There are two types of physicians: the MD (Doctor of Medicine) and the DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine).
- Occupational Therapy School
Occupational therapy, a sub discipline of Rehabilitation Medicine, is the field of health care that helps disabled people of all ages learn or regain the skills they need to live independent, productive and satisfying lives.
- Optometry School
Optometrists, or Doctors of Optometry are independent primary health care providers who specialize in the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures, as well as the diagnosis of related systemic conditions.
- Pharmacy School
Pharmacists are experts in the science of medications and the art of medication therapy. Pharmaceutical care encompasses the full range of pharmacist’s skills, knowledge and abilities in providing medication services to patients.
- Physical Therapy School
Physical therapists work with people who have been physically disabled by illness or accident or who are born with a handicap. Physical therapist works to develop and deliver appropriate treatment programs.
- Physician Assistant School
Physician assistants, under a physician’s supervision, perform many patient care tasks which were traditionally conducted by doctors. They may perform complete physical examinations, give treatment, and prescribe certain drugs and counsel patients on their health problems.
- Podiatry School
Podiatric medicine is a branch of the medical sciences devoted to the study of human movement with medical care of the foot and ankle as its primary focus.
- Public Health School
Graduates of the Schools of Public Health work primarily in the public sector in the areas of health promotion and disease prevention. They are distinct from other health professionals in that they are oriented to the community and prevention, rather than to curing individuals.