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COMPETENCY            3        APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE
          DOMAIN
                                         FOR OSTEOPATHIC MEDICAL PRACTICE




        REQUIRED ELEMENT 3.1                               REQUIRED ELEMENT 3.2                              • psychiatry and behavioral medicine.
        FOUNDATIONAL BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES                   CLINICAL SCIENCES KNOWLEDGE BASE
                                                                                                             • general surgery and its subspecialties (eg, colon and
        KNOWLEDGE BASE
                                                                                                              rectal, neurologic, pediatric, plastic, thoracic, urologic, and
                                                           DEFINITION
                                                                                                              vascular).
        DEFINITION                                         Given the various clinical presentations common and
        Given the various clinical presentations common and  important to osteopathic medical practice and described  • orthopedics and sports medicine.
        important to osteopathic medical practice and described  herein, the osteopathic physician must be able to
                                                                                                             • anesthesiology.
        herein, the osteopathic physician must be able to  demonstrate the application of knowledge of established
        demonstrate the application of knowledge of clinically  and evolving clinical science concepts related to patient  • otorhinolaryngology and ophthalmology.
        applicable foundational biomedical science concepts  care and health, homeostasis, structure-function
                                                                                                             • radiology.
        related to patient care and health, homeostasis, structure-  relationships, prevention, and disease and do so in an
        function relationships, prevention, and disease, and do so in  integrated, patient-centered, osteopathic manner.  • pathology.
        an integrated, patient centered, osteopathic manner.
                                                           MEASURED OUTCOMES                                 • dermatology.
        MEASURED OUTCOMES                                  The osteopathic physician must effectively apply clinical  • other clinical discipline areas relevant to primary care in
        The osteopathic physician must effectively apply clinically  science knowledge related to disciplines pertaining to the  osteopathic medicine.
        relevant foundational biomedical science knowledge related  primary-care-oriented focus of osteopathic medical
        to:                                                practice, including generalist concepts from the following
                                                           specialties:
        • the molecular, biochemical, tissue, and cellular bases of
                                                                                                             REQUIRED ELEMENT 3.3
         health and disease.                               • emergency and acute care medicine.
                                                                                                             CONTINUOUS KNOWLEDGE-BASE
        • medical genetics.                                • family medicine.                                DEVELOPMENT AND LIFELONG LEARNING
        • the anatomic and structural bases of health and disease.  • general internal medicine and its subspecialties (eg,
                                                                                                             DEFINITION
                                                            allergy/immunology, cardiology, endocrinology,
        • the physiologic and pathologic bases of health and                                                 The osteopathic physician must demonstrate that he/she
                                                            gastroenterology, hematology, infectious diseases,
         disease.                                                                                            acquires and sustains knowledge of applicable foundational
                                                            nephrology, oncology, pulmonary medicine,
                                                                                                             biomedical and clinical science concepts appropriate for
        • the microbiologic and immunologic bases of health and  rheumatology).
                                                                                                             clinical practice for lifelong learning, including, as
         disease.
                                                           • preventive and occupational medicine.           applicable, at the point of care.
        • pharmacologic principles and pharmacotherapeutics in
                                                           • neurology.
         health and disease.                                                                                 MEASURED OUTCOMES
                                                           • obstetrics and gynecology.                      The osteopathic physician must demonstrate that he/she:
        • neurosciences.
                                                           • osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine.      • incorporates new developments in foundational
        • biopsychosocial sciences.
                                                                                                              biomedical and clinical science knowledge relevant to the
                                                           • pain medicine, hospice, and palliative care.
        • epidemiology and population sciences.                                                               practice of osteopathic medicine into his/her practice.
                                                           • physical medicine and rehabilitation.
        • medicolegal and governing regulatory principles in
         medical practice.                                 • pediatrics and adolescent medicine.
                                                           • geriatrics.
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