Doctorate Program

 


Curriculum for DAOM program
Doctoral Program Goals and Competencies 
Graduation Requirements
Residency Requirements 
Licensure Requirements

 

South Baylo University (SBU) offers courses and clerkship training for Doctoral degree program. SBU encourages students and faculty to excel academically in a nurturing and supportive environment.

 


CURRICULUM FOR DAOM PROGRAM     Detail Description

Course#

Course Title

Units

Hours

Required Didactic Courses

44

440

CD700
CT700
OM700
OM701
OM710
OM720
OM730
AC700
AC710
BM700
BM710 
 

Clinical Research Design
Advanced Practice Management
Classical Internal Medicine A
Classical Internal Medicine B
Classical Formulas
Logics of Oriental Medicine
Advanced Oriental Medicine Diagnosis
Advanced Acupuncture Theory & Therapy
Special Acupuncture Theory & Therapy
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Biomedical Assessment & Diagnosis 

4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4

40
40
40
40
40
40
40
40
40
40
40

Elective Didactic Courses (Complete sixteen (16) units from the below)

16

160

PM700
IM700
IM710
IM720
IM740
IM750
PD710
 

Advanced Pain Management
Integrative Geriatrics
Integrative Gynecology
Integrative Pediatrics
Integrative Neurology
Integrative Physiology
Professional Development 

4
4
4
4
4
4
4

40
40
40
40
40
40
40

Clinical Training and Research

33

660

CL810
CL830
CL840
CL850
 

Collaboration with Other Healthcare Providers
Clinic Supervision and Teaching Practice
Specialty Development
Clinical Research Project 

5
5
15
8

100
100
300
160

Total Requirements for Doctoral Degree Program

93

1260


Total Didactic Course Credits and Hours
Total Clinic Credits and Hours
 


60
33


600
660


Doctoral Degree Program Requirements Total: 93 Units or 1260 Hours

*Doctoral students are required to be licensed or certified to practice prior to clerkship training. However, entering into the clerkship without traditional licensure or certification requires an approval of the Academic Dean and Doctoral Program Director.

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DOCTORAL PROGRAM GOALS AND COMPETENCIES


In alignment with South Baylo University(SBU) mission statement, the following objectives were designed to achieve program goals and competencies. Graduates of the DAOM program at SBU will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of patient assessment and diagnosis
  2. Upon graduation, doctoral students will be able to demonstrate deepened and broadened knowledge of:
    1. Interpretation of classical texts of AOM of patient assessment and diagnosis;
    2. Integration of both Biomedical Medical diagnosis;
    3. Patient assessment and diagnostic skills of various medical conditions that are commonly seen in AOM clinical practice.
  1. Demonstrate ability to perform advanced clinical intervention and treatment.
  2. Upon graduation, doctoral students will be able to:
    1. Apply advanced patient assessment and diagnostic skills for clinical intervention and treatment;
    2. Implement advanced and special AOM therapeutic modalities for effective clinical treatment;
    3. Formulate appropriate management strategies for patients with medical conditions commonly seen in AOM clinical practice.
  1. Demonstrate consultative and collaborative skills and knowledge when interacting with other health care providers in case management.
  2. Upon graduation, doctoral students will be able to;
    1. Obtain adequate knowledge of general biomedicine.
    2. Communicate effectively with other health care providers.
  1. Demonstrate expertise in selected specialty(s).
  2. Upon graduation, doctoral students will be able to implement expertise, knowledge, and skills in at least one area of a specialty.
     
  3. Demonstrate ability to conduct clinical research.
  4. Upon graduation, doctoral students will be able to:
    1. Understand the scientific research design and methodology of clinical inquiry;
    2. Conduct critical analysis of the scientific clinical literature and apply findings to clinical practice;
    3. Design, implement, and conduct research in an area of interest utilizing academic form and style; meeting standards suitable for peer-reviewed professional publications;
    4. Present and/or publish research findings to professional colleagues, the public, and / or in journals.
  1. Demonstrate commitment to the profession.
  2. Upon graduation, doctoral students will be able to:
    1. Demonstrate clinical supervision, teaching, and management knowledge and skills;
    2. Promote personal well-being and the well-being of patients;
    3. Independently seek new knowledge and build a lifelong professional learning behavior.
    4. Utilize information technologies to analyze, manage and enhance Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine treatment procedures for optimum health care service.

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

The Doctoral Degree program is conferred upon those who have fulfilled the following requirements:

  1. Complete all didactic courses and clinical clerkship hours and have completed the minimum hours of attendance at South Baylo University.
    Or
    Completed at least one (1) academic year (or 3 quarters) of full-time resident study as a matriculated transfer student at SBU, completing at least two third of doctoral level credits at SBU.
  2. Achieve at least 3.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) from all courses taken at the University.
  3. Complete doctoral research project approved by the Doctoral Research Committee.
  4. Receive recommendation for an award of a degree from all doctoral faculty members.
  5. Be cleared of all indebtedness and other obligations to the University prior to graduation.

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RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT

To receive the Doctoral degree from SBU, a student must have been a resident for a minimum of three (3) quarters, or one (1) academic year, and must have successfully completed at least two thirds (2/3) of doctoral requirements at the University.

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LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

 Requirements for eligibility for licensure do not apply to the Doctoral degree program.