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The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest students experience a highly integrated Pre-Clinical Curriculum in the 1st and 2nd year of medical school.  This curriculum builds foundational medical knowledge, clinical and hands-on skills, and professional development longitudinally through a variety learning activities that help develop and prepare you for the 3rd and 4th year clinical experience and beyond.

 

  • OMS1 – Fall Semester – click here for more details

    OMS I – Fall Semester

    Introduction to the Study of Osteopathic Medicine (ISOM):
    Foundational Topics: Anatomy, Histology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Cell Biology, Clinical Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.

    Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine 1 (FOM 1):
    An Integrated Approach to:

    • Foundational Topics: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Genetics
    • Organ Systems: Musculoskeletal, Dermatology, Hematology
    • Clinical Skills: Medical Reasoning, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

    Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine 2 (FOM 2):

    • Foundational Topics: Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Genetics, Biochemistry
    • Organ Systems: Neurologic & Behavioral Medicine
    • Clinical Skills: Medical Reasoning, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

    Integrated Skills for the Study of Medicine 1 (ISSM 1):
    Longitudinal Course that incorporates the conference week activities, the high yield review, and National board preparation activities with National Board practice examinations

    Assessment Weeks:
    Occur at the end of every block. Topics include; Clinical Skills Practicals, Anatomy Practical and Integrated computerized written examination.

    Conference Weeks:
    Occur after each Assessment week. Topics include: Professional Development, Wellness, Longitudinal Track activities, Systems Based Practice, Professionalism, Patient Care, Practice Based Learning & Improvement, and Interpersonal & Communication skills.

    Interprofessional Education (IPE):
    Occurs throughout each semester. IPE presents a dynamic opportunity for learners from various health professions to engage and interact, while actively exploring the ways collaborative health care teams operate.

  • OMS1- Spring Semester – click here for more details

    Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine 3 (FOM 3):

    • Foundational Topics: Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Biochemistry
    • Organ Systems: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Renal
    • Clinical Skills: Medical Reasoning, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

    Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine 4 (FOM 4):

    • Foundational Topics: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry
    • Organ Systems: Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Reproductive
    • Clinical Skills: Medical Reasoning, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

    ISSM 2 – High-Yield Review:

    • Content review of the high yield topics covered in the first-year curriculum capped by a cumulative national standardized examination.

    Integrated Skills for the Study of Medicine 2 (ISSM 2):

    • Longitudinal Course that incorporates the conference week activities, the high yield review, and National board preparation activities with National Board practice examinations.
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  • OMS2- Fall Semester – click here for more details

    OMS II – Fall Semester

    Advanced Study of Osteopathic Medicine (ASOM):

    • Pathology, Microbiology/Immunology, Pharmacology, Clinical Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

    Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine 5 (FOM 5):

    • Foundational Topics: Pathology, Pathophysiology, Microbiology/Immunology, Pharmacology
    • Organ Systems: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Renal
    • Clinical Skills: Medical Reasoning, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

    Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine 6 (FOM 6):

    • Foundational Topics: Pathology, Pathophysiology, Microbiology/Immunology, Pharmacology
    • Organ Systems: Dermatology, Musculoskeletal, Hematology
    • Clinical Skills: Medical Reasoning, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

    Integrated Skills for the Study of Medicine 3 (ISSM 3):

    • Longitudinal Course that incorporates the conference week activities, the high yield review, and National board preparation activities with National Board practice examinations
  • OMS2- Spring Semester – click here for more details

    OMS II – Spring Semester

    Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine 7 (FOM 7):

    • Foundational Topics: Pathology, Pathophysiology, Microbiology/Immunology, Pharmacology
    • Organ Systems: Gastroenterology, Endocrine, Reproductive
    • Clinical Skills: Medical Reasoning, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

    Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine 8 (FOM 8):

    Assessment Week:

    • Clinical Skills Practicals
    • Integrated computerized written examination

    ISSM 4 – High-Yield Review:

    • Content review of the high yield topics covered in the second-year curriculum capped by a cumulative national standardized examination.

    DEDICATED BOARD STUDY:

    • The students are given 9 weeks to prepare for their COMLEX Level 1 National Board examination under the guidance of a faculty board advisor.

    Integrated Skills for the Study of Medicine 4 (ISSM 4):

    • Longitudinal Course that incorporates the conference week activities, the high yield review, and National Board preparation activities with National Board practice examinations.