DAOM COURSE SYLLABUS

Course Title: Service Learning
Course Code: Clinical Training
Course Units/Hours Optional; 50 Clinical Hours minimum per project
Hours more than minimum accepted for fulfillment of degree requirements
Quarter: Winter 2019
Course Schedule: By arrangement with supervisor
Cohorts: All
Location: By arrangement with supervisor
Revision: 11/21/2018

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Faculty

Mentors and Supervisors for offsite projects are selected by the DAOM Fellow with approval by the DAOM Office.  The Emperor’s College DAOM Program approves mentors and supervisors according to certain guidelines.  Mentors and Supervisors must meet at least one of the follow requirements:

  • Must hold a doctorate or terminal degree such as a PhD, DAOM, degree in a Western healthcare profession, or hold equivalent status from abroad such as a masters degree (i.e. MD (Taiwan), MD (China)), and state recognition for advanced academic standing.
  • Must have been in practice for a minimum of ten years, and have identified expertise in an area of interest for the fellow to benefit from the mentorship, and provide sufficient patient or other work load for quality of instruction at a doctorate level.
  • Mentor must have attained distinction in the field related to the project.  Distinction is qualified as either publications or presentations, or as specific focus, knowledge and experience in a particular area.

Mentors and Supervisors must provide a current license in their practice area and current curriculum vitae to the DAOM Office with the application.

Registration Forms

How to register:

Schedule an appointment with your prospective Mentor/Supervisor to go over the requirements of your proposed project.

Use the APPLICATION for new projects that you are starting during the WINTER 2019 QUARTER.  Please remember to work directly with your Supervisors and Mentors directly when filling out the application forms.  You only need to complete the DAOM application once per project.

APPLICATION FORMS:

WINTER 2019 DAOM DCEP Application:

Forms will be signed electronically using DocuSign

Quarterly Evaluation Forms

At the end of each quarter:

The evaluation forms are for logging your hours QUARTERLY and to FINALIZE the project.

If you’re project is going to continue into the next quarter with the same mentor/supervisor with the project, you’ll select ongoing project.  Check with your mentor/supervisor about continuing your project with them.

If you are finished with your project, you’ll select completed project.

EVALUATION FORMS:

WINTER 2019 DAOM DCEP Evaluation:  

Forms will be signed electronically using DocuSign.

Prerequisites and Corequisites

Students must meet the following Prerequisites and Corequisites:

Required Documents

DAOM Clinical Experience Forms

  • DAOM Clinical Experience Application Form completed and submitted to DAOM Office.
  • DAOM Clinical Experience Evaluation Form completed and submitted to DAOM Office.

Other arranged by supervisor.

Licensure Requirements
  • Arranged by supervisor.

PURPOSE OF THE COURSE

Course Description

The DAOM Clinic Experience Program (DCEP) entails 650 hours of advanced clinical experience with minimal supervision.  Personalized clinical advancement is based on prior experience, current clinical practice and educational goals.

This clinical training will entail doctoral students involving in community service in accordance with a pre-approved specified plan, in which the doctoral student educates the public on the healthcare and benefits of AOM.  The learning experience in this course includes but is not limited to the following: gratuitous healthcare services provided to people in need; health fairs or other pre-approved events in which the doctoral student promotes AOM; and/or article contributions to the EC Qi Blog or other journals to promote AOM.

Course Content

The educational objective(s) of this course is/are for doctoral students to acquire and demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Have a better grasp of their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Be more adept at making their self and practice more marketable by garnering favorable publicity for their practice.
  • Have better-integrated their practice with that of allied health professionals.
  • Have expanded or initiated for their practice the habit of public service.
  • Be better-known in and more familiar with their community.
Course Objectives

The educational objectives of this course are for doctoral students to reinforce the following competencies (2016 Revision):

  • APPLY the knowledge and skills of the fundamentals and mechanisms of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM)
  • APPLY the knowledge and skills related to biomedical assessment
  • DEVELOP multiple modalities
  • EDUCATE others in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM)
  • COMBINE and SYNTHESIZE concepts and ideas for professional growth
  • ANALYZE and EMPLOY research findings for clinical use

THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

Course Requirements
  • Completion of registered hours.
  • Completion of all course products.
Methods of Presentation
  • Reading assignments.
  • Group discussion.
Required Readings and Texts

Required Readings

  • By assignment of supervisor.
Recommended Readings and Texts

Recommended Readings

  • By assignment of supervisor.

For fellows interested in working with veterans.

For fellows interested in pursueing medical mission work, remote medicine, or frontier medicine.

Here are some useful resources for fellows interested in working with emergency and disaster response teams.  These resources are also useful in understanding how to plan large events that are of a non-emergency nature, i.e. POD and MPOD.

Required Recordings and Videos

Required Recordings and Videos

  • By assignment of supervisor.
Recommended Recordings and Videos

Recommended Recordings and Videos

  • By assignment of supervisor.
Required Materials and Attire

Equipment Requirements

  • Computer, laptop, or tablet with internet connection.
  • By assignment of supervisor

Software Requirements

  • Students must sign up for a Google Account to access Google Drive.
  • By assignment of supervisor
Provided Materials
  • By arrangement with supervisor.

HOW LEARNING WILL BE ASSESSED

Method of Evaluation
  • Contents of course product.
Grading System
  • Pass (P) – Completion of registered hours and submission of all course product on time.
  • Fail (F) – Incompletion of registered hours or course products or both at the start of the next academic quarter of registration.
Course Products

Arranged by supervisor.

Examples may include:  

  • Gratuitous services, health fairs, and the like
    • Application form indicating types of service and learning objectives
    • Log sheets with dates and hours of service
    • Report indicating how learning objectives are met
    • Evaluation by supervisor
    • Self-evaluation by student
  • Qi Blog or Clinical Pearls article contribution
    • Application form
    • Article composed in the required format contributed to EC Qi Blog website or journal
    • List of information source including at least five (5) current literature related to the topic of article

TECHNICAL, CLASSROOM, AND COLLEGE POLICY INFORMATION

Attendance Policy

Professionalism and Full and Prompt Attendance:  To pass any course (separate from academic performance) all students must meet requirements for professionalism in coursework.

  • By arrangement with supervisor.
Academic and Professional Conduct

Students are expected to conduct themselves professionally at all times. Professionalism includes adhering to all policies and regulations. The college reserves the right to amend any portions to the handbook. Students are expected to read and adhere to the new policies with each revision.

Please visit https://www.emperors.edu/publications/ for more details.

General Regulations
  • Emperor’s College uses the “Honor System”. The college trusts each student to be honest, observe a high level of integrity and not resort to cheating, plagiarism or any such conduct. It is the obligation of any party with knowledge of such conduct to come forward with a verbal and/or written report to the Academic Dean’s office.
Reasonable Accommodations

Emperor’s College will provide reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities, including learning disabilities and those with health impairments. Students are encouraged to meet with the Academic Dean to discuss these issues as early as possible. Suitable adjustments and accommodations will be worked out on a case-by-case basis. The student is required to submit up-to-date documentation of disabilities when the disability is an issue.

Please visit https://www.emperors.edu/publications/ for more details.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Templates

TBD

Library Resources

Online databases are available at http://search.ebscohost.com/.  To access the database, please email the librarian for access.

Article Request Form can be found here https://www.emperors.edu/masters-program/student-life/acupuncture-school-library/library-article-request/ 

Please visit https://www.emperors.edu/masters-program/student-life/acupuncture-school-library/ for more information.