NBOME

CORRE · Dimension 2

Osteopathic Diagnosis
The examination of a patient with emphasis on the neuromusculoskeletal system, including the diagnosis of somatic dysfunction and its role in visceral disease processes. 40%
2.1 Locate and identify Chapman reflexes (diagnostic only)
2.2 Properly palpate landmarks as well as skin, fascia, muscle, and bone to identify somatic dysfunction
2.3 Have a knowledge of cranial anatomy to identify basic strain pattern dysfunctions
2.4 Understand somatic dysfunction diagnostic principles, including barrier concept
2.5 Properly evaluate posture, gait, and motor function
2.6 Use biomechanics of spinal movement and extremities in the diagnosis of somatic dysfunction
2.7 Name and define the types of physical examination findings that are consistent with somatic dysfunction
2.8 Perform an appropriate osteopathic structural examination before and reassessment after administration of OMT
2.9 Name, define, and diagnose the types of somatic dysfunction found within the 10 body regions (head, cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, pelvic, lower extremity, upper extremity, rib, and abdominal/visceral regions)
2.10 Develop and prioritize a differential diagnosis and use it to develop an appropriate care plan
2.11 Identify viscerosomatic relationships and the role of the musculoskeletal system in the patient presentation by performing an osteopathic structural examination
2.12 Document diagnostic information to allow for appropriate coding for evaluation, management services, and OMT
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