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National University of Medical Sciences (www.NUMSS.com) offers four online on-demand study at home degree programs (Doctor of Osteopathy, Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy, Master of Science in ...

National University of Medical Sciences (www.NUMSS.com) offers four online on-demand study at home degree programs (Doctor of Osteopathy, Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy, Master of Science in Athletic Therapy & Master of Business Administration in Health Care).

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  • 1. NationalUniversity of Medical ScienceS NUMSS Academic Calendar 2013-2014 Online On-Demand Health related Degree Programs Bachelor Science in Osteopathy, Master of Business Administration(Healthcare), Master of Science in Athletic Therapy, Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
  • 2. Table of ContentsAbout NUMSS AdmissionAcademic Programs Program LengthOsteopathy Entrance RequirementsAthletic Therapy MBA/DO dual degreeBusiness Administration Combined DegreesUndergraduate Admissions for BSc BSc/DO dual degreeBachelor of Science in Osteopathy (BSc) Program BSc/MBA dual degreeMaster of Business Administration Program BSc(O)/MSc(AT) dual degreeWhy Choose MBA? BSc/MBA/DO combined degreeWhy Choose to Study MBA at NUMSS? Technical QualificationsUndergraduate Admissions for MBA Program Responsibility of ApplicantMaster of Science in Athletic Therapy – MSc (AT) Program Application ProcedureWhy Choose Why Choose Athletic Therapy? Tuition Deposit PolicyWhy Choose to Study Athletic Therapy at NUMSS? Selection CandidatesUndergraduate Admissions Tuition Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) Program DiversityUndergraduate Admissions for DO Non DiscriminationDoctor of Osteopathy (DO) Curriculum Professionalism Privacy Policy Disclaimer
  • 3. About NUMSS Osteopathy:National University of Medical Sciences (NUMSS) offers four online National University of Medical Sciences (NUMSS) offers a four yearson-demand study at home degree programs (Doctor of Osteopathy, full time online on-demand program in osteopathy leading to a doctorBachelor of Science in Osteopathy, Master of Science in Athletic of osteopathy (DO) degree and a 3 years full time online on-demandTherapy & Master of Business Administration in Health Care). bachelor of science (BSc) in osteopathy. Students will studyClassroom attendance is not required however we do offer optional at home, without the need to at-practical osteopathy technique classes in Madrid and Toronto for inter- tend classes on campus.ested students.NUMSS is designed to offer an excellent affordable education and tograduate successful professionals. We are an accredited university with There is a week-long optionalprofessional faculty and staff who are experts in their fields practical training classes held in Madrid and Toronto for students who wish to practice their techniques under supervision of an osteopath. What sets the osteopathy programAcademic Programs of NUMSS apart is that we place heavy emphasis on the clinical side of osteopathy. We aim to graduate students that are highly competent inNational University of Medical Sciences plans to offer many health osteopathic medicine. We aim to graduate the most successful osteo-related degree programs. However currently it offers the follow- paths. As such we prepare our students for the real world by teachinging four online on-demand degree programs (there is an optional them subjects that have practical applications in the real world.week long practical training each semester). All lectures are inEnglish. However we are working on producing Spanish transla- Subjects such as disability evaluation, functional abilities evaluation,tions soon. decompression therapy, orthotic casting, support hose fitting, ortho- paedic bracing, work and auto accident rehabilitation, joint specific ex-1.Doctor of Osteopathy - DO ercises, acute pain management & clinical ergonomics amongst others.2.Bachelor of Science in osteopathy - BSc(O) NUMSS students have options to complete their premedical requisites3.Master of Business Administration (Health Care) - MBA concurrently while attending the doctor of osteopathy program. They4. Master of Science in Athletic Therapy – MSc (AT) will graduate with dual degrees in osteopathy (B.Sc., DO). Students also have the option to taking the Master of Business Admin- istration (Health Care) program concurrently while taking the oste- opathy program to graduate with three degrees (B.Sc., MBA, DO).
  • 4. Taking the combined degree programs saves students times andmoney however they are considerably harder to complete. Osteopa- Athletic Therapythy is one of the most comprehensive types of health care available The Scope of Practice of Athletic Therapists is very similar to physi-in the world. Its essence lies in examining and treating the whole otherapists and include the prevention, immediate care, and recondi-person, not just presenting symptoms. tioning of musculoskeletal injuries. Prevention includes musculoskel- etal and postural evaluation, equipment selection, fitting and repair,The practice of osteopathy includes using the most current scien- warm-up, conditioning programs, prophylactic or supportive taping,tific knowledge to promote health and prevention and to diagnose and adapting to the activity environment and facilities.and treat patients with disease. Osteopaths use their hands as toolsto diagnose and treat patients. The provision of on field immediate care of athletic injuries by Athletic The philosophy of osteopathy originated from the teachings of Dr. Therapists include: injury assess-Andrew Taylor Still over 138 years ago and is based on the beliefs ment, basic emergency life support,that, given the optimum conditions, the human body has the amaz- recognition and management of acuteing ability to heal, that the structure of the human body is directly traumatic neurological dysfunction,related to the function, and that the health of the individual is provision of first aid, preparation forrelated to the body, mind, and spirit. entrance into appropriate health care delivery systems, or, where appropri- As a NUMSS student, you are strongly taught to gain insight into ate, utilization of techniques facilitat-your patients health care needs by looking beyond the symptoms ing a safe return to participation.of disease in the person in front of you and discovering the cause Athletic Therapists assess injuries and conditions, uses contemporarythat impact him or her. rehabilitative techniques, therapeutic modalities, soft tissue mobiliza- tion, physical reconditioning, and supportive strapping procedures to From the first day of school, we emphasize the interpersonal con- promote an environment conducive to optimal healing in preparingtext in which osteopathy will be practiced. We plan our curriculum the individual for safe reintegration into an active lifestyle.to emphasize thinking like a doctor from day one. The primarypatient care skills are complemented by our integrated approach to The Athletic Therapists, in cooperation with all performance en-biomedical knowledge that introduces both basic and clinical sci- hancement personnel, and members of the health care delivery team,ences in your first two years. are integral parts of a total service to maximize the performance and welfare of the individuals. Concomitant with the execution of this role, By learning these subjects in tandem, rather than one followed by the Athletic Therapists nurture an attitude of positive health.the other, the abstraction of science becomes tangible by its applica-tion in practice.
  • 5. The Master of Science in Athletic Therapy offered by the NationalUniversity of Medical Sciences is two semesters long (1 year full Business Administration:time), online on-demand and can be enrolled in February and MBA stands for Master of Business Administration, and is a postSeptember of each year. Tuition is 3000 Euro. Advanced credit is graduate degree in business communication & management. It is alsonot available and the minimum prerequisite is having a bachelor’s one of the most sought after degrees in the world because of its valuedegree. to people in business and administration. An MBA degree can benefit those in positions in business and management, especially those in executive and managerial positions. An MBA Program offers a range of benefits for the successful applicant, including: .Business Knowledge: The MBA program gives students val- uable knowledge about business and all its related aspects. You learn about business strategies and concepts. The training teaches you howto use these skills in practical life and in day to day business operations. .Leadership Abilities: An MBA degree involves rigorous training, assignments, reports, and projects, all of whichgive you the necessary abilities to handle real-life business situations. This helps to set you apart from those who do not have such expertise and can make you a leader in your chosen field. The MBA program of National University of Medical Sciences is geared specifically to healthcare practitioners who own a clinic, such as osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists, naturopaths, massage therapists, dentists, optometrists, podiatrists & psychologists.
  • 6. This MBA program is unique and innovative. There is nothing like itanywhere else. While most MBA programs prepare the students for Bachelor of Science in Osteopathythe world of big business & big corporations, this MBA is designed forhealth practitioners who own a clinic. (BSc) Program Thank you for your interest in the online on-demand Bachelor of Sci-This program is also ideal for non-health practitioners who manage ence in Osteopathy (BSc) degree program of National University ofhealth care clinics or wish to obtain a management position inside a Medical Sciences (NUMSS). Our Admissions department is eager toprivately held clinic. help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS and ask us any questions you may have. All osteopathy classes are online & inThe program is one year full time (2 semesters) and it is offered online English. The lectures are available on-& on-demand, meaning you can complete the program at home with- demand online through internet orout attending classes on campus. they may be watched on a TV screen by using a portable hard drive thatTuition is €1,500 per semester (total tuition is €3,000), making this one could be shipped to students. Cam-of the most affordable MBA programs available to students anywhere. pus attendance is not required for the BSc in osteopathy program andAn MBA degree from most business schools in USA, Canada, & students from every corner of theEurope could cost up to €75,000. This is by no means a small amount world are eligible to apply and studyand is indeed one of the largest investments that students are likely to at the comfort of their homes. How-make in their lives. National University of Medical Sciences offers an ever students who wish to practicealternative. Students no longer need to spend up to €75,000 to obtain osteopathic techniques under supervision of an osteopath have thean MBA. At a cost of €3,000 the MBA program of NUMSS is the best choice of attending an optional week long practical techniques reviewinvestment students can make to guarantee their success financially. at Madrid, Spain or Toronto, Canada, once per semester. The practi- cal lab is not part of the program and students can graduate without attending the lab. Attendance is not mandatory.Undergraduate Admissions for BScYou require a high school (grade 12) or equivalent diploma to enter the Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy degree program offered by NUMSS.
  • 7. Curriculums for the Bachelor of Science DegreeThere are 3 different curriculums for the BSc program:1.Curriculum for category 1 students without previous health education (3 years)2.Curriculum for category 2 students with previous health education (1 year)3.Curriculum for category 3 students who have a doctoral degree (6 months)Curriculum for category one students (3 years – 3360 hours total - 560 hours per semester) 1st Year 1st Year 2nd Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 3rd Year (1st semester) (2nd semester) (3rd semester) (4th semester) (5th semester) (6th semester) HP101 Human Physi- CB102 Clinical Biome- MM201 Medical Mi- DS202 Diagnosis & NE301 Neurology OP302 Osteopathy ology chanics crobiology Symptomology Principles, Practice, Ethics & Jurispru- dence HA101 Human Anat- NA102 Neuro Anatomy PA201 Pathology OR202 Orthopaedics SN301 Sports Nutrition OT302 Osteopathy omy & Weight Loss Man- Techniques IV agement OM101 Osteopathic CN102 Clinical Nutrition IM201 Immunology ND202 Neuro-Diag- OT301 Osteopathy OS302 Osteopathy Theory, Philosophy & nosis Techniques IV Skills VI Methods OS101 Osteopathy OT102 Osteopathy Tech- OT201 Osteopathic OS202 Osteopathy OS301 Osteopathy SM302 Sports Medi- Skills I niques I Techniques II Skills IV Skills V cine CR101 Cardiopul- OS102 Osteopathy Skills OS201 Osteopathic OT202 Osteopathy OM301 Osteopathy TH302 Research monary resuscitation II Skills III Techniques III Clinic Management Project & Thesis (CPR) Optional class: PL101 Optional class: PL102 Optional class: PL201 Optional class: PL Optional class: PL301 Optional class: Practical lab (tech- Practical lab (techniques Practical Lab (tech- 202 Practical Lab Practical Lab (tech- PL302 Practical Lab niques review, 1 week review, 1 week FT, in niques review, 1 week (techniques review, 1 niques review, 1 week (techniques review, 1 FT, in Madrid & To- Madrid & Toronto) FT, in Madrid & To- week FT, in Madrid & FT, in Madrid & To- week FT, in Madrid ronto) ronto) Toronto) ronto) & Toronto)
  • 8. Curriculum for category 2 students with previous health education (1 year – 1568 hours total – 784hours per semester) 1st Year(1st semester) 1st Year(2nd semester) Osteopathic Theory, Philosophy & Methods Osteopathy Skills Osteopathy Skills Osteopathy Techniques Osteopathy Techniques Diagnosis & symptomology Clinical Nutrition Neuro-diagnosis Osteopathy Principles, Practice, Ethics & Jurisprudence Osteopathy Techniques Orthopaedics Osteopathy Clinic Management Neurology Research project & ThesisCurriculum for category 3 students who have a doctoral degree (6 months – 784 hours total) 6months (1 semester) 6 Months (1 Semester) Osteopathic Theory, Philosophy & Methods Osteopathy Skills Clinical Nutrition Osteopathy Techniques Osteopathy Clinic Management Osteopathy Principles, Practice, Ethics & Jurisprudence Research project & Thesis Optional class: Practical lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Toronto)
  • 9. Master of Business Administration ProgramThank you for your interest in the Master Why Choose MBA? of Business Administration in Health Do you want more new patients? Care (MBA) program of National Do you want more subsequent visits? University of Medical Sciences. Our Do you want to increase your income? Admissions department is eager to help Do you want to stand out from your competitors? you in any way we can. We invite you to Do you want to manage your practice efficiently? contact NUMSS and ask us any ques- Do you want to be the master of your business? tions. All MBA classes are online & in Do you want to become successful? English. The lectures are available on- demand online through internet or they If yes, then our MBA degree is for you. may be watched on a TV screen by us- To be successful you must be good at business. There is ing a portable hard drive that could be no other way. shipped to students. Campus attendance is not required for the MBA program and students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Care offered by National University of Medical Sciences is a highly specialized program designed specifically for health professionals such as osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists, massage therapists, medical doctors & dentists who desire to achieve success. This MBA in Health Care is designed to prepare ethical and socially responsible health professionals to assume management and lead- ership positions in the changing health service system. Health practitioners learn a variety of marketing, management, financial and accounting subjects geared specifically toward delivery of health care in businesses operating as osteopathy, chiropractic, physiotherapy, massage therapy, medical or dental offices. This program is ideal for osteopaths, chiropractors, medical doctors, massage therapists, podiatrists, dentists, optometrists, naturopaths, occupational therapists, physiotherapists & managers of clinics & health spas. It enables these health practitioners to manage their private practices efficiently, become more organized, increase the number of new patients they
  • 10. Why Choose to Study MBA at Undergraduate Admissions for MBANUMSS? ProgramThis is a unique MBA program like no other in the world. It is The prerequisite to enter the MBA program is having a bachelor’s degree.designed specifically for health practitioners. You learn firsthand The bachelor’s degree could be in any field including science, art, business,from experts in business including Dr. Shahin Pourgolpresident of & engineering. If you do not possess a bachelor’s degree you may enrol inthe National University of Medical sciences; unique, revolutionary, the Bachelor of Science in osteopathy degree offered by National Universityinnovative, practical, and creative marketing techniques that can be of Medical Sciences. The MBA program can be taken concurrently with theeasily implemented in your practice to assure your clinic become a Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy and or the Doctor of Osteopathy degreesuccess story. programs. Health professionals such as chiropractors, physicians, physi- otherapists & dentists (category 3 students) may enrol in the dual or three degree programs and complete them all in 2 semesters (1 year). Curriculum for the Master of Business Administration in Health Care (1 year FT, 1120 hours total – 560 hours per semester) Semester one Semester Two FE101 Accounting, Finance and Economics for Health Practitioners SM102 Standard Marketing Systems (Inside Marketing, Neighbourhood Marketing, Direct Mail Marketing, & Network Marketing) FM101 Financial Management, Tax Strategies, Asset Protection AM102 Advanced Marketing Systems (Target Marketing, Ethnic Market- ing, Cross Marketing, & Online Marketing) PA101 Creating and Measuring Patient Value RS102 Building a Referral System MS101 Developing Managerial Skills Sets AM102 Advertising, Mass Media, Social Media, & Public Relations EP101 Empowering Patient Potential TH102 Thesis & Research Project
  • 11. Master of Science in Athletic Therapy – MSc (AT) ProgramThank you for your interest inUniversity of Medical Sciences. Our the online on-demand Athletic Therapy Why Choose Why Choose Athletic degree program of National Therapy? Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS and ask us any questions you may have. What many people think of as Sports Medicine is actually All athletic therapy classes are online & in English. The lectures are Athletic Therapy. The Athletic Therapists works with phy- available on-demand online through internet or they may be watched sicians and other medical personnel, employers, patients, on a TV screen by using a portable hard drive that could be shipped parents, guardians, and athletic personnel in the develop- to students. Campus attendance is not required for the MSc (AT) pro- ment and coordination of efficient and responsive health gram and students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply care delivery systems. Athletic Therapists are integral mem- and study at the comfort of their homes. However students who wish bers of the health care team in secondary schools, colleges to practice practical techniques under supervision of a clinician have and universities, professional sports teams, sports medicine the choice of attending the optional week long practical techniques clinics, MVA rehabilitation clinics, WSIB clinics, assessment review at Madrid, Spain or Toronto, Canada, once per semester. The centers, gyms, health clubs, corporate /industrial, and other practical lab is not part of the MSc (AT) program and students can health care settings. Athletic Therapists may also open their graduate without attending the lab. Attendance is not mandatory. own health clinics or health clubs. There is no unemploy- ment in this health profession as everyone finds employment or opens his/her own clinic. The average annual income depends on jurisdiction but generally ranges from $41,000 to $78,000. The demand for Athletic Therapists are increas- ing at an exponential rate.
  • 12. Why Choose to Study Athletic Undergraduate AdmissionsTherapy at NUMSS?Because National University of Medical Sciences offers the only The prerequisite to enter the Master of Science in Athletic Therapy programonline on-demand affordable Master of Science in Athletic Therapy is having a bachelor’s degree. If you do not possess a bachelor’s degree youprogram. This program is ideal for the working professionals as they may enrol in the Bachelor of Science in osteopathy degree offered by Na-will have the flexibility to study at the time they wish without leav- tional University of Medical Sciences. The MSc (AT) program can be takening home. As there is no need to attend a classroom, they can watch concurrently with the Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy – BSc (O) or thethe lectures at the comfort of their homes. Students from anywhere other programs offered by NUMSS.in the world can become Athletic Therapists without spending alarge sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS athletictherapy program tuition is kept low (3000 Euro) to make the pro-gram affordable to all students. Curriculum for the Master of Science in Athletic Therapy (1 year FT, 1280 hours total – 640 hours per semester) 1st Year(1st semester) 1st Year(2nd semester) AT101 Athletic Therapy Skills & Principles SN102 Sports Nutrition for Health & Wellness SE101 Physical Assessment of Spine & Extremities SM102 Physiotherapy Modalities in Sports Medicine TE101 Therapeutic Exercises MT102 Manual Therapy of Sports Injuries HP101 Physical Activity and Health Promotion PR102 Physical Rehabilitation of Sport Injuries FA101 Fitness Assessment & Training TP102 Taping techniques and Prophylactic Support SI101 Sports Injuries of the Spine & Extremities TH102 Thesis & Research Project
  • 13. Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) ProgramThank you for your interest in the online on-demand doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree program of National University ofMedical Sciences. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS andask us any questions you may have. All osteopathy classes are online & in English. The lectures are available on-demand onlinethrough internet or they may be watched on a TV screen by using a portable hard drive that could be shipped to students. Cam-pus attendance is not required for the DO program and students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at Why Choose Osteopathy? Why Choose to Study Osteopathy at NUMSS? Osteopathy is one of the most complete health care systems in the world. It is a distinc- tive form of medical practice. The practice of osteopathy utilizes all available modern man- Because National University of Medical Sciences prepares you to ual medicine techniques to assess injury and be the most successful doctor of osteopathy. Our program is tech- diseases of muscles, bones, joints and nerves. niques oriented. You will become a doctor ready to practice in the It also offers the added benefit of hands-on real world. You will learn subjects not covered elsewhere (ortho- diagnosis and treatment through a system of paedic bracing, custom made orthotics, decompression therapy, therapy known as osteopathic manipulative clinical ergonomics, physiotherapy modalities, work & auto injuries medicine (OMM). Osteopaths understand how rehab.) NUMSS offers you a chance to receive a dual degree pro- all the body’s systems are interconnected and gram (MBA/DO) that would make you a superb doctor and a great how each one affects the others. They focus spe- businessperson. By the time you graduate you will be well versed cial attention on the musculoskeletal system, in the business side of health care along with the clinical aspect. As which reflects and influences the condition of such your success is guaranteed. all other body systems.
  • 14. Undergraduate Admissions for DOYou require a bachelor’s degree as per-requisites to enter the Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) program. You have an option to take the prerequisite coursesconcurrently while attending the doctor of osteopathy program. The prerequisite Bachelor of Science program in Osteopathy can be taken concur-rently with the DO program. Upon completing the 4 years of studies students graduate with two degrees; a Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy (BSc) &a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO). The dual degree program while being more condensed and harder to complete, offers the students a chance to become adoctor in four years instead of seven and to save on tuition.Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) CurriculumThere are 3 different curriculums for the DO program:1.Curriculum for category 1 students (4 years) without previous health education2.Curriculum for category 2 students with previous health education (2 years)3.Curriculum for category 3 students who have a doctoral degree (1 year)
  • 15. Curriculum for category 1 regular students (4 years – 4480 hours total – 560 hours per semester) 1st Year 1st Year 2nd Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 4th Year (1st Semester) (2nd Semester) (3rd Semester) (4th Semester) (5th Semester) (6th Semester) (7th Semester) (8th Semester) HA101 Human CB102 Clinical MM201 Medical DS202 Diagnosis OR301 Orthopae- OP302 Oste- AT401 Auxil- TH402 Research Anatomy Biomechanics Microbiology & Symptomology dics opathy Principles, iary Osteopathic Project & Thesis Practice, Ethics & Therapy (decom- Jurisprudence pression therapy, foot orthotics, orthopaedic shoes, orthopaedic brac- ing, support hose fitting) HP101 Human NA102 Neuro PA201 Pathology ND202 Neuro- OT301 Osteo- NE302 Neurology SN401 Sports Nu- OT402 Osteo- Physiology Anatomy Diagnosis pathic Techniques trition & Weight pathic Techniques IV Loss Management VIIOS101 Osteopathy CN102 Clinical IM201 Immunol- OT202 Osteo- OS301 Osteopath- RM302 Rehabili- RX401 Principles OS402 Osteopath- Skills I Nutrition ogy pathic Techniques ic Skills V tation Medicine of Radiology & ic Skills VIII III X-ray Diagnosis (rheumatology & orthopaedics) OM101 Os- OS102 Osteopathy OT201 Osteo- OS202 Osteopath- OC301 Osteopa- OT302 Osteo- OT401 Osteo- CE402 Clinicalteopathic Theory, Skills II pathic Techniques ic Skills IV thy Clinic Man- pathic Techniques pathic Techniques Ergonomics Philosophy & II agement V VI MethodsCR101 Cardiopul- OS102 Osteopath- OS201 Osteopath- LD202 Clinical PT301 Physio- OS302 Osteopath- OS401 Osteopath- SM402 Sportsmonary resuscita- ic techniques I ic Skills III Laboratory Diag- therapy Modalities ic Skills VI ic Skills VII Medicine tion (CPR) nosis Optional class: Optional class: Optional class: Optional class: Optional class: Optional class: Optional class: Optional class: PL101 Practical PL102 Practical PL201 Practical PL202 Practical PL301 Practical PL302 Practical PL401 Practical PL402 Practical lab (techniques lab (techniques Lab (techniques Lab (techniques Lab (techniques Lab (techniques Lab (techniques Lab (techniques review, 1 week review, 1 week review, 1 week review, 1 week review, 1 week review, 1 week review, 1 week review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & FT, in Madrid & FT, in Madrid & FT, in Madrid & FT, in Madrid & FT, in Madrid & FT, in Madrid & FT, in Madrid & Toronto) Toronto) Toronto) Toronto) Toronto) Toronto) Toronto) Toronto)
  • 16. Curriculum for category 2 students with previous health education (2 years – 2368 hours total – 589hours per semester) 1st Year(1st Semester) 1st Year(2nd Semester) 2nd Year(3rd Semester) 2nd Year(4th Semester) Osteopathy Skills Orthopaedics Osteopathic Techniques Osteopathic Skills Osteopathic Techniques Neurology Osteopathic Skills Research Project & Thesis Diagnosis & Symptomology Sports Nutrition & Weight Loss Auxiliary osteopathic therapy (de- Clinical ergonomics Management compression therapy, foot orthot- ics, orthopaedic shoes, orthopaedic bracing, support hose fitting) Neuro-Diagnosis Osteopathy Skills Osteopathy Principles, Practice, Sports medicine Ethics & Jurisprudence Physiotherapy Modalities Osteopathic techniques Osteopathy Clinic Management Optional class: Practical Lab (tech- niques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Toronto) Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis Optional class: Practical Lab (tech- Principles of Radiology & X-Ray niques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid Diagnosis (Rheumatology & Ortho- & Toronto) paedics)Optional class: Practical Lab (tech- Optional class: Practical Lab (tech-niques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid niques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Toronto) & Toronto)
  • 17. Curriculum for category 3 students with doctoral degree (1 year – 1120 hours total – 560 hours persemester) 1st Year(1st Semester) 1st Year(2nd Semester) Osteopathy Skills Osteopathy Skills Osteopathic techniques Clinical ergonomics Osteopathy Principles, Practice, Ethics & Jurisprudence Osteopathic techniques Osteopathy Clinic Management Auxiliary osteopathic therapy (decompression therapy, foot orthotics, or- thopaedic shoes, orthopaedic bracing, support hose fitting)Principles of Radiology & X-Ray Diagnosis (Rheumatology & Orthopae- Research Project & Thesis dics)Optional class: Practical Lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Optional class: Practical Lab (techniques review, 1 week FT, in Madrid & Toronto) Toronto)Admission Applications for admission (as well as current tuition and fees) are avail- able online or they may be obtained by contacting the registrar’s office atThank you for your interest in the National University of Medical Sci- admissions@numss.com.ences (NUMSS). Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any The application for admission must be accompanied by a non-refundableway we can. We invite you to phone or email NUMSS and ask us any application processing fee of €175 (Euro). It is the responsibility of the ap-questions you may have. We are very proud of our university and our plicant to read all the information posted in this website and comply withstudents, and welcome all questions. all provisions and instructions.National University of Medical Sciences admits as students, women andmen of good character and health who are qualified to meet its academic Our degree programs in osteopathy, athletic therapy and MBA start in thechallenges. The University seeks to select students who have strong first week of September & February of each year. All classes are online &academic records and who demonstrate the motivational and personal on-demand.characteristics suitable for a health professional. Willingness to provideservice and a caring attitude are important characteristics of a future There is one week of practical training per semester for the osteopathy &health care professional. athletic therapy programs. The practical training is optional and there isThe National University of Medical Sciences employs a rolling admis- a registration fee of €750 (Euro) for the practical osteopathy techniquessions process. Therefore, early application could increase an applicant’s class & the athletic therapy practice lab. The practical classes are optionalprobability for acceptance. Even though all our classes are held online and attendance is not mandatory and not required for graduation. Theand on-demand we have been allocated only a set number of students we classes are held in Madrid (Spain) & Toronto (Canada). Prior registrationcan accept per jurisdiction. is a must as space is limited.
  • 18. Program Length Entrance RequirementsNational University of Medical Sciences(NUMSS) offers three online Applicants must meet the following requirements:on-demand degree programs available to students worldwide, two inosteopathy and one in business administration. 1.All students must be at least 18 years of age at the time of admission.The doctor of osteopathy (DO) program is 4 years full time for stu-dents without health background (category 1). 2.Students must have earned a high school diploma (grade 12), its for- eign equivalent, or a General Educational Development diploma (GED).Category 2 students who have previous health education including Students are strongly recommended to take at least one year each of highmanual osteopaths with a DOMP, massage therapists, kinesiologists, school biology, chemistry and physics; and mathematics.acupuncturists, nurses & homeopaths can complete the DO program intwo years full time. 3.Students must demonstrate sufficient maturity to undertake a health care profession, including the capacity to ethically and responsibly manage pro-Category 3 students who have a doctoral degree including chiroprac- fessional boundaries. Admission to National University of Medical Sciencestors, physiotherapists, physicians, osteopaths with a bachelor of science, is competitive as NUMSS only takes a set amount of students per year fromosteopaths with a master of science, surgeons, dentists, pharmacists, each jurisdiction. The University expects that most, if not all, students willpodiatrists, optometrists, naturopaths & psychologists can complete the exceed the minimum admission requirements.DO program in 1 year full time. 4.Students wishing to enrol in the MBA program in health care or the Mas-The Master of Business Administration (Health Care) & the Master of ter of Science in Athletic Therapy, at the minimum must have a bachelor’sScience in Athletic Therapy programs run for 1 year full time each for degree. Health professionals such as chiropractors, medical doctors, doc-all students. tors of osteopathy, podiatrists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, optometrists,The bachelor of science (BSc) program in osteopathy takes three full naturopaths, dentists and doctors of naturopathy are eligible to enter thistime to complete by students without health background (category 1). program even if they do not have a bachelor’s degree. Massage therapists, chiropodists, manual osteopaths with DOMP or equivalent, & acupunctur-Category 2 students who have previous health education including ists, as well as others who do not have a bachelor’s degree must enrol in themanual osteopaths with a DOMP, massage therapists, kinesiologists, duel degree programs of BSc/MBA or BSc/MSc.acupuncturists, nurses & homeopaths can complete the program in oneyear FT.Category 3 students who have a doctoral degree including chiroprac-tors, physiotherapists, physicians, surgeons, dentists, pharmacists,podiatrists, optometrists, naturopaths & psychologists can complete theDO program in six months full time.
  • 19. Combined Degrees Students have the option of taking two or three degree programs concurrently to save time and money. However the combined programs are significantly harder to complete and require more efforts and studying. All the combined degrees are offered online on-demand without the need to attend any classes on campus.MBA/DO dual degree BSc/DO dual degree BSc/MBA dual degreeThe two programs can be taken concur- The two programs can be taken concur- The two programs can be taken concur-rently online on-demand & take 4 years full rently online on-demand & take 4 years rently online on-demand & take 3 yearstime to complete for category 1 students full time to complete for category 1 stu- full time to complete for category 3without health background. dents without health background. students without health background.Category 2 students who have previous Category 2 students who have previous Category 2 students who have previ-health education including manual osteo- health education including manual osteo- ous health education including manualpaths with a DOMP, massage therapists, paths with a DOMP, massage therapists, osteopaths with a DOMP, massagekinesiologists, acupuncturists, nurses & kinesiologists, acupuncturists, nurses & therapists, kinesiologists, acupunctur-homeopaths can complete the dual degree homeopaths can complete the dual degree ists, nurses & homeopaths can completeprogram in two years full time. program in two years full time. the dual degree program in one year full time. Category 3 students who have a Category 3 students who have a doctoral Category 3 students who have a doctoral doctoral degree including chiropractors,degree including chiropractors, physiother- degree including chiropractors, physi- physiotherapists, physicians, surgeons,apists, physicians, osteopaths with a bach- otherapists, physicians, surgeons, dentists, dentists, pharmacists, podiatrists, op-elor of science, osteopaths with a master pharmacists, podiatrists, optometrists, tometrists, naturopaths & psychologistsof science, surgeons, dentists, pharmacists, naturopaths & psychologists can complete can complete the BSc/MBA program inpodiatrists, optometrists, naturopaths & the BSc/DO program in 1 year full time. six months full time.psychologists can complete the MBA/DOprogram in 1 year full time.
  • 20. Combined Degrees Students have the option of taking two or three degree programs concurrently to save time and money. However the combined programs are significantly harder to complete and require more efforts and studying. All the combined degrees are offered online on-demand without the need to attend any classes on campus.BSc(O)/MSc(AT) dual degree BSc/MBA/DO combined degreeThe two programs can be taken concurrently The three programs can be taken concurrentlyonline on-demand & take 3 years full time to online on-demand & take 4 years full time tocomplete for: complete for category 1 students without health background.category 1 students without health background. Category 2 students who have previous healthCategory 2 students who have previous health education including manual osteopaths witheducation including manual osteopaths with a a DOMP, massage therapists, kinesiologists,DOMP, massage therapists, kinesiologists, acu- acupuncturists, nurses & homeopaths canpuncturists, nurses & homeopaths can complete complete the three degree program in two yearsthe dual degree program in one year full time. full time.Category 3 students who have a doctoral degree Category 3 students who have a doctoral de-including chiropractors, physiotherapists, physi- gree including chiropractors, physiotherapists,cians, surgeons, dentists, pharmacists, podia- physicians, surgeons, dentists, pharmacists, po-trists, optometrists, naturopaths & psychologists diatrists, optometrists, naturopaths & psycholo-can complete the BSc (O)/MSc (AT) program in gists can complete the BSc/MBA/DO program1 year full time. in one year full time.
  • 21. Technical Qualifications Responsibility of ApplicantA student must possess the following abilities, with or without rea- It is the responsibility of the applicant to be aware of the entrance re-sonable accommodation, for completion of the degree programs in quirements and to ensure that they are met prior to enrolment.osteopathy and or athletic therapy: If National University of Medical Sciences determines at any time that requirements are not met in full, the student will not be allowed to enrol1.Ability to apply osteopathy techniques and adjunctive techniques or to continue at the University.over the full range of a client’s body, including positioning clients,palpating, feeling with hands and fingers, pushing, pulling, knead-ing, grasping, twisting wrists,and lifting up to 10 pounds,for periods of up to 60 min- Application Procedureutes without interruption. The first step is to submit a fully-completed application for admission.2.Ability to determine depthand intensity of manual pres- You may obtain an application from the NUMSS website or by contactingsure and force, as applied in the registrar’s office at admissions@numss.com so one could be emailed tothe performance of common you. The application for admission must include:manual and adjunctive procedures and techniques. 1.A properly completed application for admission. Please type or print neatly 2.An application processing fee of €175 (Euro). This fee is non-refundableIt is in the best interests of both the student and the University to and must be submitted with the application for admission. If transferringassess the degree of limitation caused by disability. However, the through bank; please contact the registrar for our bank account informa-University will make the final determination of whether or not an tion. Alternatively you may send payment with Western Union or pay byindividual meets all qualifications for study at the University. credit cards or through PayPal. You may also use e-Transfer Persons who have been convicted of a misdemeanour of a violent 3.Copies of official transcripts from all secondary and post-secondarycriminal or sexual nature or any felony will be prohibited from institutions attendedprofessional health care practice in many jurisdictions. NationalUniversity of Medical Sciences will deny admission to applicants 4.Two passport size photos that have been taken within one year of the ap-with such convictions. plication date
  • 22. Tuition Deposit Policy Selection CandidatesApplicants will be notified in writing of the Admis- The Admissions Committee, in general, seekssion Committee’s decision regarding their applica- to matriculate students who best suit the phi-tion following receipt of all application materials and losophies and goals of the University. Nationalcommittee review. Within four weeks of receiving University of Medical Sciences attempts tonotification of acceptance, a candidate must remit a select students who have strong academictuition deposit of €500 (Euro) to reserve a position in records and who demonstrate the motivationalthe entering class. and personal characteristics suitable for a career in primary health care. Tuition deposit is non-refundable but is applied to-ward the tuition of the applicable academic program. Service and a caring attitude are importantAlternatively students may pay in full the tuition for characteristics of a future health care prac-the upcoming semester. titioner. The University employs a rolling admissions process; therefore, early applica- Students who pay the full tuition in one lump sum tion could increase the applicant’s probabilityprior to start of school receive 10% discount towards for acceptance.their tuition.Tuition is non-refundable once the user ID and pass- Tuitionword have been emailed to student or if the portableexternal hard drive containing the lectures have been National University of Medical Sciences (NUMSS) aims to provide high quality yetmailed to student. However students have the abil- affordable education to everyone. Instead of having a large lump sum tuition weity to defer graduation and delay their studies for a have lowered the mandatory tuition and made the rest of the fees optional.period of ten years. Students who have been accepted and paid the €500(Euro) tuition deposit must pay the balance of theirtuition for the first semester before the first day ofclass in September or February of each year.
  • 23. Mandatory Fees (all fees are in Euro)Application Fee: €175Tuition: €1,500 per semester for each degree programOptional Fees Portable External Hard Drive: €300 per semester. The hard drive contains all the lectures for each semester of a degreeprogram. It permits you to watch the lectures on TV anywhere at any time without the need to be connected to theinternet. It is highly recommended. It makes studying a lot easier and allows you to keep a copy of the lectures as a refer-ence for future use. The fee includes shipping & handling.Practical Week Long Osteopathic Techniques Review Classes: €750 per class (one per semester). The techniques labs areheld for one week per semester after the end of each semester in Madrid (Spain) and Toronto (Canada). Students get achance to practice their techniques on other students under the supervision of an osteopath. Advanced registration isrequired as space is limited. This class is for the DO or BSc in Osteopathy programs only. Books: €100 to €400 per semester. To lower the costs students are encouraged to buy second hand books or to borrowthem from libraries. All books recommended by NUMSS can be purchased online at www.amazon.com. Degree Certificate: €200 per degree. The fee includes the cost of shipping & handling. Degree certificates are suitable forframing.Other FeesOfficial Transcript: €50.Returned Cheque: €25 per NSF cheque.Exam Fee: none. Exam fees are included in tuitionExam Re-Write: €100 to re-write a failed exam
  • 24. DiversityNational University of Medical Sciences(NUMSS) pro- This policy applies to all members of the NUMSS community in their interaction withmotes a positive, safe and healthy work & educational other members of the NUMSS community and supersedes the Sexual Harassment Policyenvironment. NUMSS respects the dignity and worth & Procedures and the Equal Opportunityof every person and prohibits discrimination within the Policy, except where those policies areinstitution and/or its clinics. incorporated by specific reference in an agreement with a unionized group and/ NUMSS offers equal opportunity to all persons with- or dealt with by legislation. The NUMSSout regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, community includes employees, students,ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orienta- visitors, volunteers, and other individualstion, age, marital status, family status, or disability. This who work, visit, or study at NUMSS.policy, subject to appropriate exceptions, applies to allmatters, including: admission and education of stu- Nothing contained in this policy shall der-dents; availability of student loans, and job opportuni- ogate from the rights, privileges or obliga-ties; and employment and promotion of teaching and tions of the Institution to deal with the is-administrative staff. sues in a formal manner which then obviates the necessity of dealing with the complaint through dispute resolution. NUMSS shall provide a work and learning environment free of discrimination and harassment exercised by or against an individual by reason of race,Non Discrimination colour, ancestry, place of birth, national origin, citizenship, creed, religious or political affiliation or belief, sex, sexual orientation, physical attributes, family relationship, age (except as consistent with applicable legislation), physical or mental illness or disability,Every member of the National University of Medical place of residence, or record of offences.Sciences community has the right to study, work andconduct his or her activities in an environment free of This policy shall not preclude any equity measures implemented by NUMSS or as re-discrimination and harassment, and supportive of aca- quired by law. There shall be no harassment or sexual harassment exercised by or againstdemic achievement, dignity, and self esteem. NUMSS is an individual.committed to providing and maintaining such an envi-ronment through its policies, regulations and educationprograms.
  • 25. Professionalism Privacy Policy All students enrolled at Na- Access to applicant or student information by a third party is pro- tional University of Medical hibited except where signed consent from the applicant or student is Sciences are prohibited from provided. The signed consent will allow for access to information but providing treatment, advice, cannot authorize the delegation by the applicant and/or student for or acting in a clinical man- decisions to be made on his or her behalf by any other party. ner, as it relates to a health profession for which he or As an example, a student may authorize in writing that a parent she is not licensed or regis- receive the grades of the student or obtain the status of a student en- tered, with any person unless rolled at National University of Medical Sciences. The authorization under the supervision and cannot be used for the parent to make decisions with respect to such direction of a clinician. matters as appeals or financial arrangements without the student be- ing present and agreeing to the decision.Each student enrolled at NUMSS is strictly prohibited from practicing and/or holding himself/herself out as a health care practitioner. A third party who has received signed authority on behalf of an ap- plicant and/or student may only advocate on behalf of the student in Students are subject to the rules, regulations and policies established from the presence of that student. This policy applies only to persons nottime to time by NUMSS. The student is subject to the laws, regulations and directly involved in the application or education process.conduct set out by NUMSS and the jurisdiction they reside. Failure to comply with this regulation may lead to disciplinary action, which Disclaimermay include expulsion or suspension from NUMSS, and further civil, ad- The National University of Medical Sciences (NUMSS) assumes noministrative and/or criminal action being commenced against the offending liability whatsoever for direct or indirect loss or damage suffered orstudent. incurred by any student or third party as a result of matters beyond its control, including but not limited to delays, interruption, suspen-Consent of an individual is not justification for inappropriate conduct by a sion or cancellation of services, courses or classes, or other academicstudent. A student with a concern or question regarding the above policy is and clinical activities where the interruption or cancellation isadvised to contact the registrar to ascertain NUMSS’s position with respect caused by natural disasters, fire, water, theft, strike, lockout, protest,to any potential issue. government action, civil unrest or disobedience, financial exigency, inability to procure materials or trades, utility interruptions, or dam- age to NUMSS property. NUMSS reserves the right to change its institutional rules and regulations from time to time without notice.