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Introduction to Osteopathic Medicine

Rowan University via Canvas Network


This course provides an introduction to osteopathic medicine designed to inform future osteopathic med students, potential patients, and non-osteopathic medical professionals of the methods and practices in the field. Students will be introduced to osteopathic medicine from multiple points of view, from that of a new medical student to that of a seasoned medical professional in the field. Students will explore the history of osteopathic medicine from its inception to the modern day and learn about modern manipulative medicine and its application in a clinical setting. The course is self-paced and should take an average of four hours per week for up to four weeks (16 hours total) to complete.


On completion of this course, students can expect to:

  • Gain a general understanding of osteopathic medicine from various perspectives, including that of medical students, patients, and medical professionals.
  • Be informed about the history of osteopathic medicine from its inception to modern day.
  • Learn about current osteopathic manipulative medicines and their role in treatment methods.

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    I enjoyed the new learning not one can always be a good fit for anyone
    Always welcome a new view and help for other patients
  • Debby completed this course.

    I would like to take the course again very good and useful.
    Everyone should be open to new avenues for their patients and this is one
  • Ali Hussain is taking this course right now.

    Osteopathic medicine is a distinct pathway to medical practice in the United States. Osteopathic medicine provides all of the benefits of modern medicine including prescription drugs, surgery, and the use of technology to diagnose disease and evaluate injury.
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