Required Class to enter Clinical Internship

 

LEVEL I REQUIREMENTS & APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Requirements for Entrance:

To apply Level I internship, Students must have successfully completed 60 units of didactic courses and these pre-requisite courses should be included.

OM 121/211                         Basic Theory of OM I, II                       

OM 221/311/312                At least Two of OM Diagnosis I, II, III

HB 110                                    Introduction to Botany and Herbs                    

HB 211/212/213/214         At least Two of Herbs: Category I, II, III, IV

AC 211                                   Meridian Theory

AC 111/112                          Acupuncture Anatomy I, II        

BS 211/212/213/214         At least Two of Anatomy & Physiology I, II, III, IV       

WM 110                                 WM Terminology 

WM 210                                 CNT, Equipment & Safety Review

WM 321                                 CPR & First Aid            

Steps to Registration:

1.   Clinic registration occurs the week after academic registration to allow students to plan shifts around their academic schedule. Registration days are set-up by level, with priority given to more senior interns.  Information of registration periods will be posted on the clinic bulletin board at least 1 week in advance of the beginning of registration. 

2.   On your registration day schedule shifts for the upcoming quarter with the OMC Manager. Scheduling shift is on first come first serve basis.

3.   The OMC Manager will input your shifts into the school’s main registration system. 

4.   Intern orientation session is held at the beginning of each quarter and attendance is mandatory. 

5.   Purchase clinical equipment (DULA scrub, stethoscope, sphygmomanometer, thermometer, Tweezer, ear acupuncture probe, etc.) 

Requirements for Completion of Level I Observation and Herbal Practicum:

1.   200 Hours: 80 hours Observation Theater, 80 hours Observation Rounds, 40 hours Herbal Practicum

2.    Successful pass of Intern Evaluations by Clinical Faculty

3.    Successful completion of A Case study 

 

LEVEL II REQUIREMENTS & APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Requirements for Entrance:

Students must complete 200 hours of Level I Observation and Herbal Practicum and pass Level II exam (Mid-Curriculum Exam / MCE) with 70% passing grade. And Students must have successfully completed 100 units of didactic courses and these pre-requisite courses should be included.

OM 221/311/312                OM Diagnosis I, II, III

HB 211/212/213/214         Herbs: Category I, II, III, IV

BS 211/212/213/214         Anatomy & Physiology I, II, III, IV        

AC 311/312                          Acupuncture Physiology I, II     

AC 321/322                          At least One of Acupuncture Techniques I, II

TB 211                                    Tui-Na 

BS 311                                    Pathology I

Steps to Registration:

1.   Apply for and pass Level II exam (Mid-Curriculum Exam / MCE; Both written and Practical Exam).

2.   Clinic registration occurs the week after academic registration to allow students to plan shifts around their academic schedule. Registration days are set-up by level, with priority given to more senior interns.  Information announcing registration times will be posted on the clinic bulletin board at least 1 week in advance of the beginning of registration. 

3.   On your registration day schedule shifts for the upcoming quarter with the OMC Manager.Scheduling shift is on first come first serve basis.

4.   The OMC Manager will input your shifts into the school’s main registration system.

5.   Purchase clinical equipment (Small penlight/flashlight, Reflex Hammer, Portable container for storage of supplies, and other optional supplies such as tuning fork, massage oil, and ambient music to provide to patients during treatment).


 

Requirements for Completion of Level II Supervised Practice Internship:

1.   320 Hours of supervised practice

2.   Successful pass of Intern Evaluations by Clinic Supervisor

3.   Successful completion of treatment for 150 patients

4.    Successful completion of A Case study 

 

LEVEL III REQUIREMENTS & APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Requirements for Entrance:

Students must complete 320 hours of Level II Supervised practice internship and pass Level III exam (Clinical Performance Exam / CPX) with 70% passing grade. And Students must have successfully completed 150 units of specific didactic courses and these pre-requisite courses should be included.

OM 411/412/413/414       At least One of OM Internal Medicine I, II, III, IV

HB 311/312/313/314         At least Two of Herbal Formulas 1, 2

AC 321/322                          Acupuncture Techniques I, II

AC 411/412                          At least One of Acupuncture Therapeutics I, II

BS 311/312/313                  Pathology I, II, III

WM 311/312/313               At least One of Western Medicine I, II, III

Steps to Registration:

1. Clinic registration occurs the week after academic registration to allow students to plan shifts around their academic schedule. Registration days are set-up by level, with priority given to more senior interns.  Information announcing registration times will be posted on the clinic bulletin board at least 1 week in advance of the beginning of registration. 

2. On your registration day, schedule shifts for the upcoming quarter with the OMC Manager.  Scheduling shift is on first come first serve basis.

3. The OMC Manager will input your shifts into the school’s main registration system. 

Requirements for Completion of Level III Independent Practice Internship:

1.   440 Hours of Independent practice

2.   Successful pass of Intern Evaluations by Clinic Supervisor

3.   Successful completion of treatment for 200 patients

4.    Successful completion of A Case study