WM601 Biomedical Review
3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: WM401, WM402, WM403, WM404
This course is a comprehensive review of Western medicine, including differential diagnosis, red flag signs and symptoms, referrals, labs and diagnostic imaging, and biomedical standards of care for the clinical sciences including internal medicine, pharmacology, neurology, surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, urology, radiology, nutrition, and public health. This course focuses on red flags and the development of an awareness of at-risk populations, including gender, age, indigent, and disease-specific patients. This course will emphasize special care for seriously ill patients, and emergency procedures including 911 and appropriate referral to the ER. The course also includes clinical medicine with an emphasis on a survey of the clinical practice of medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, psychology, nursing, chiropractic, podiatry, naturopathy, and homeopathy to familiarize practitioners with the practices of other healthcare practitioners. This course also prepares students for the Graduation Exam as well as national and state licensing exams.