Bachelor of Health Science / Bachelor of Applied Science (Chiropractic)

RMIT University

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Bachelor Degree
5.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Chiropractors are primary contact practitioners focusing on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Chiropractic emphasises the relationship between the musculoskeletal system and general health. It promotes self-help measures and health promotion in the management of musculoskeletal disorders.

You will examine how such disorders affect biomechanics, the nervous system and health in general. The focus is on manual treatments such as spinal adjustments and other joint and soft-tissue manipulation.

Anatomy, physiology and pathology courses underpin the clinical science studies of physical examination, differential diagnosis for the chiropractor and clinical practicum.

You will begin work-integrated learning immediately, culminating in your fourth year when you will perform patient-care duties with supervision from a registered practitioner.

At the RMIT Health Sciences Clinic at University Hill, Bundoora, fourth and fifth year students, under the supervision of registered chiropractors, treat patients using a wide variety of management approaches.

Chiropractors offer care for functional disorders of the body’s mechanical system, including joints, muscles and ligaments by assessing the way these parts of the...

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The program offers extensive hands-on practice. You will be given opportunities to observe clinical practice on-campus and off-campus.

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