DO, PA, & DPT Pre-Matriculation Workshops

For the 2016 Pharmacy Pre-Matriculation Workshop, please click here!

 

The UNTHSC Center for Academic Performance is proud to offer these low-cost summer workshops for incoming DO, PA, and DPT students. Not only will you have the opportunity to refresh your knowledge in these areas in our live workshops, you will have the opportunity to meet new classmates, gain beneficial new knowledge, and be exposed to the curriculum teaching/learning style . The facts and study tips presented will be “high yield” and designed to help you succeed in the classroom.The Anatomy workshop takes a unique inter-professional approach to the curriculum and the lab experience.

Registration for the Summer 2016 Workshop Series is open now!  You can register by clicking here. Registration closes Friday, June 24th @ 5:00 pm.

Payment must be submitted online when you register for the workshop (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, & American Express).

Summer 2016 Workshops Include:

Live Workshops
Tuesday, July 5 through Friday, July 8

Online Workshop

Workshop Descriptions

Anatomy Workshop
Open to all incoming DO, PA, and DPT Students
July 5 – 8
Afternoon Workshop
1 – 5 pm
$105

Details: This workshop is structured to introduce the basic concepts of anatomy, and is designed for incoming students with little or no previous cadaver-based anatomical experiences. Students will participate in discussions with faculty and former anatomy students on the “best approach” to study anatomy, learn anatomical terminology, and experience a sample exam that models the presentation of difficult anatomical concepts. Students will begin to discover the organ systems through the study of skeletal material and previously dissected human organs, and whole cadavers. The workshop will include time in the gross anatomy laboratory studying human cadavers, and will emphasize laboratory safety as well as lab study strategies.

Biochemistry Workshop
Open to all incoming DO students
July 5 – 8
Morning Workshop
8 am – 12 noon
$100

Details: This rapid one-week workshop is a refresher for students prior to medical school. It serves as a review of biochemical pathways and biochemistry concepts. It is intended to complement an elementary foundation for students who feel weak in the area of biochemistry, and to facilitate techniques that may help the study of biochemistry in medical school.

Physiology Workshop
Open to all incoming PA students
July 5 – 8
Morning Workshop
8 am – 12 noon
$75

Details: This workshop aims to introduce fundamental principles of physiology for students prior to PA Study Program. It facilitates students to study how our systems are integrated to regulate homeostasis under physiological states. Students are expected to understand basic concepts and terminologies of cardiovascular function, respiratory physiology, renal function, digestive physiology, and skeletal muscle physiology, and neuro-humoral control of functions of those systems.

Clinical Medicine Workshop
Open to all incoming DPT students
July 5 – 8
Morning Workshop
8 am – 12 noon
$50

Details: This workshop will discuss the basic normal physiology and pathophysiology of common diagnoses encountered by physical therapists across multiple systems: neurologic, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, hepatic, metabolic, and endocrine systems. At the end of the workshop, students will be expected to understand basic concepts and terminologies of cell and nervous system physiology, cardiovascular and respiratory physiology, renal and hepatic function, digestive physiology, skeletal muscle physiology, and neuro-humoral control of functions of those systems. This workshop will facilitate students to study how multiple systems are integrated to regulate homeostasis under physiological states.

TCOM PREP Online Workshop
Open to all incoming DO students
Online Workshop
Opens July 1
$10

Details: Want an idea of the first year of medical school? PREP is an online, “at your own pace,” professional development workshop designed to help you plan for a successful medical school experience and a smooth transition into your future role as a physician. The acronym PREP stands for four professional skills that are key to your academic success and future career-

  • Planning throughout the medical school program to identify and successfully achieve your goals.
  • Developing resilience and tenacity to thrive through personal and professional changes.
  • Practicing active engagement in acquiring skills necessary to attain your academic and career goals.
  • Attaining high standards of professionalism in the classroom and the clinics.

Please direct all questions to:

CAP@unthsc.edu

817-735-2531

This page was last modified on April 15, 2016