CORRE · Dimension 1

Osteopathic Concepts and Philosophy
The foundation that defines the distinctive osteopathic approach to health care based on the unity of mind, body, and spirit and the interrelatedness of structure and function. 40%
1.2 Understand and describe vascular and lymphatic organization and drainage
1.3 Have a basic knowledge of osteopathic history
1.4 Describe the osteopathic philosophy and tenets
1.5 Understand and describe applied anatomy and physiology
1.6 Define the concepts of facilitation and viscerosomatic, somatovisceral, viscerovisceral, and somatosomatic reflexes
1.7 Understand the concepts of Chapman reflexes
1.8 Obtain medical, family, social, and cultural histories from or about the patient pertinent to the presenting complaint, with emphasis on assessing potential structure-function and mind-body-spirit relationship influences
1.9 Describe the concept of interrelatedness of structure and function in the human body and how it guides physical examination for patient presentations, including biomechanical, respiratory-circulatory, neurologic, biopsychosocial, and metabolic structure-function relationships and their effect on the body's self-regulating and self-healing capabilities
1.10 Describe the underlying mechanisms, signs, symptoms, and physical findings that are associated with viscerosomatic, somatovisceral, viscerovisceral, and somatosomatic reflexes
1.11 Understand the application of osteopathic principles and practice in health and disease with particular emphasis on optimizing homeostasis and maximizing the patient's comfort and health, to resolve complaints and concerns with which patients commonly present
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