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SOURCE Southern California University of Health Sciences
Southern California University Of Health Sciences Invites Future Students To Explore The Campus And Meet With Faculty To Learn About Evidence-Based Integrated Graduate-Level Curriculum
WHITTIER, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU), the nation's leading post-graduate college for chiropractic, acupuncture and oriental medicine, has announced a special on-Campus Preview Day highlighting its comprehensive curriculums for Chiropractic Medicine and Acupuncture scheduled for Saturday, March 9th from 10:00am to 1:00pm.
The SCU Campus Preview Day will offer participants a rewarding day of informative seminars on the university's robust program for chiropractic, acupuncture and oriental medicine that emphasizes hands on experience, electives, community-based internships and service programs, clinical rotations, and clinical residencies.
Southern California University is located at 16200 E. Amber Valley Drive, Whittier, CA 90604. For additional information, please call (877) 434-7757 or visit: http://www.scuhs.edu/news/articles/52/. Lunch will be provided.
The Campus Preview Day will commence with welcoming remarks from SCU President Dr. John Scaringe and SCU Director of Admissions, Mario Delgadillo. SCU Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Dean Dr. Michael Sackett will be joined by the SCU College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Dean Dr. Wen-Shuo Wu and other professors and members of the school's faculty to meet with visitors and answer questions about the university's curriculum which emphasizes a holistic and integrative approach to complementary and alternative healthcare.
The Southern California University of Health Sciences was founded in 1911 as one of the first institutions in the United States with a dedicated focus on chiropractic, acupuncture and health sciences. The school has become a premier university preparing the next generation of health practitioners in these disciplines. Acupuncture and chiropractic are among the mostly widely integrated forms of alternative medicine and embraced by millions of patients across North America.
Southern California University of Health Sciences is the only alternative medicine university fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), which equates the school's educational quality with other large universities such as Stanford, UCLA, and UC Berkeley. SCU embraces an evidence-based FLEX curriculum that is competency-guided, case-oriented, subject-integrated, and designed to meet the stringent demands of today's student. An innovative dual degree program enables a student to earn a Doctor of Chiropractic and Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in just 4 years. SCU emphasizes business leadership, entrepreneurial skills, and clinical expertise founded on principles of interactive hands-on learning with significant laboratory exposure that includes on-site clinical training in the SCU Community Health Center.
"Our comprehensive clinical education develops the essential knowledge, skills and competencies in our students to become excellent practitioners of chiropractic, acupuncture and oriental medicine," says SCU President Dr. John Scaringe. "A key facet of our chiropractic program provides hands on experience as early in the curriculum as possible. This includes adjusting and examination skills. In addition, early observation in the clinic and field doctor's offices are a hallmark of the SCU curriculum. Our clinical acupuncture education develops the essential knowledge, skills and competencies in our students to become excellent AOM practitioners. These graduate programs are complemented by clinical rotations throughout our network of Clinics and Centers of Excellence which provides a broad spectrum of treatment options including Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Chiropractic, Sports Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging, and Rehabilitation. We invite anyone considering a career in these areas to attend our Campus Preview Day to learn more about the innovative and flexible education options available to students at SCU!"
About The Southern California University of Health Sciences
For over a century, SCU has prepared men and women for successful and significant careers in patient care. Located on a beautiful 38-acre campus in Whittier, California, about 20 miles Southeast of Los Angeles on the border of Orange County, SCU students enjoy a quiet suburban atmosphere and the advantages of being near a large city. The school offers a dual degree program in Chiropractic and Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. The SCU Los Angeles College of Chiropractic is accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE), and the SCU College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is endorsed by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). Both programs are also accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). SCU also offers a Diagnostic Imaging residency program, a Chiropractic Sports Medicine residency program, and is also the only school of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in North America to offer an on-campus anatomy lab, radiology lab and extensive hands-on experience. The School of Professional Studies (SPS) at SCU offers two certificate programs Massage Therapy and Ayurvedic Medicine which are also recognized by WASC.
For information on the Southern California University of Health Sciences, please visit: http://www.scuhs.edu.
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