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Statutory determinants and curriculum development in chiropractic colleges in the absence of university affiliation

July 28, 2014

Statutory and administrative rules continue to influence curriculum in chiropractic colleges. Pressure is frequently exerted by jurisdictions to add classes or hours, or conversely to delete subject matter and procedures not included in the scope of practice acts. Lack of government funding and university affiliation perpetuates the diversity of curriculum content which must satisfy licensing

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The philosophy of chiropractic: an action research model of curriculum review

July 04, 2014

The philosophy of chiropractic has always been regarded as an integral and indispensable component of the curriculum at chiropractic colleges. This study describes a review process in which instruments were designed to survey students and faculty to obtain information concerning curricular aspects of philosophy at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Approximately one half of the

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Name techniques in Canada: current trends in utilization rates and recommendations for their inclusion at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

July 04, 2014

Since its establishment in 1945, the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) has predominately adhered to a Diversified model of chiropractic technique in the core curriculum; however, many students and graduates have voiced a desire for greater exposure to chiropractic techniques other than Diversified at CMCC. A course structure is presented that both exposes students to

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Analysis of the relationship between program design and professional practice in CMCC’s undergraduate chiropractic program

July 03, 2014

This study examines the linkage between education and professional practice. Using a consumer-based retrospective survey, alumni from the 1993 to the 1998 CMCC graduating classes were asked to evaluate how well they believed that their undergraduate program had prepared them for professional practice. Alumni responses were collected under the overall category of preparation for practice,

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Jurisprudence and business management course content taught at accredited chiropractic colleges: A comparative audit

June 13, 2014

Introduction: the purpose of this study was to conduct a comparative audit of the jurisprudence and business management courses offered at a number of different accredited chiropractic colleges. Methods: Faculty members responsible for teaching students jurisprudence and/or business management courses at a number of accredited colleges were contacted and asked to electronically submit their course

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