Advanced Clinical Practice

5 Quick Facts About National University’s Master of Science in Advanced Clinical Practice Program


Are you a physician looking to advance your career and provide superior care to your patients? If so, the Master of Science in Advanced Clinical Practice (MSACP) program at National University of Health Sciences might be the perfect fit to help you pursue your career goals.

The MSACP program at National University is an online advanced degree designed for first-professional health care providers, including DCs, NDs, MDs, and DOs. It provides physicians with an in-depth immersion into integrative medicine, and is taught by outstanding faculty active in their professions. If you are a busy physician looking to take the next step in your profession, check out these quick facts about our program. You will:

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Naturopathic Medicine, naturopathic student stories

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Opening Your Own Naturopathic Medicine Practice

National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) graduates Ashley Biscoe, ND, and Alison Egeland, ND, both of the class of 2014, opened their naturopathic medicine practice in September 2016. Their practice, Attune Functional Medicine, (AFM) is located in Broomfield, Colorado. Today, Drs. Biscoe and Egeland are complementary care providers, co-managing patient health with an integrative medical philosophy.

Now, nearing the second anniversary of AFM, Dr. Biscoe shares a wealth of experience for those considering opening their own practices. Whether you are a current student, or a prospective student thinking about becoming a naturopathic physician, read on for 5 questions to ask yourself before opening your own naturopathic medical practice.  

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Thursday, July 5, 2018
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Alternative Medicine, Complementary Medicine

A Guide to Financing a Graduate Degree in Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Have you considered earning your degree in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)?

If so, you probably have a lot of questions surrounding what it would mean to pursue this medical degree.

That’s why National University of Health Sciences has created this free, interactive resource—A Guide to Financing a Graduate Degree in Complementary and Alternative Medicinefor students just like you who are considering a degree in complementary and alternative medicine.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
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Summer Soak Up, Visit NUHS

What You Can Learn From Visiting NUHS

One of the most important steps to take when evaluating graduate programs is the campus visit. Touring the campus is the best way to determine whether the school is a good fit for you personally and academically.

If you are considering one of the complementary and alternative medicine programs at National University of Health Sciences, there are many great reasons to visit including evaluating our classrooms and teaching methods first-hand, exploring our resources and facilities, and getting a better feel for the campus. Plus, visiting during Summer Soak-Up will earn you double tuition credit incentives ($1,000 toward the first trimester in one of our graduate programs, or $500 toward the first trimester in our undergraduate and certificate programs).

Whether you schedule an individual visit or choose to participate in a visit event like Campus Visit Day or Student for a Day, each visit to NUHS is a unique, hands-on experience with many interactive opportunities. But you don’t have to take our word for it.

Get a first-hand account of the NUHS experience from two students who recently attended a Student for a Day event:

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Chiropractic Medicine, chiropractic

4 Ways Chiropractic Medicine Can Benefit Your Child’s Health and Wellness

In practice, the concept of chiropractic care for children is not new; however, it may be a new concept for many adults. Why would children need chiropractic care, you may ask? Chiropractic physicians (DCs) offer techniques and treatments that pediatricians do not. In many instances, DCs can offer less invasive options first, before referring patients to prescriptions and surgery.

The central nervous system controls everything. The birth process itself can be physically traumatic, and for some infants, receiving adjustment can offer neurological input or correction from the start, allowing a healthy developmental process to unfold. Later, as young athletes develop, recovering from injuries sustained by participating in sports may be treated with less traumatic chiropractic solutions, rather than more disruptive therapies such as pharmaceuticals or surgery.

Because chiropractic medicine takes into account the entire person, when there is a correction in one area, it can help support and correct another area. Depending on which DC you choose, many incorporate other techniques and specialties such as acupuncture, craniosacral, nutrition and more.

Here are 4 ways chiropractic medicine can benefit children.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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Healthy Tips, Integrative Medicine Trends

7 Daily Habits That Lead to a Stronger, Healthier Brain

Getting older doesn’t have to mean bad news for your brain. Although many are worried about mental decline and diseases like dementia, following the principles of naturopathic medicine can provide natural, non-invasive approaches to keep your brain sharp.

Whether you’re worried about cognitive aging or just looking to boost your brain power, the 7 daily habits listed below can help you maintain a stronger, healthier brain.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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Alternative Medicine, Complementary Medicine, medical research

6 Reasons Students Should Engage in Research During their Medical Education

National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) holds a highly respected position in evidence-based medical research, and as such, students are strongly encouraged to reap the rewards of participating in it during their time at the University.

Research offers numerous benefits and is a great way for students to further their understanding of a specific field, as well as any specialties in which they may be interested.

Here are 6 reasons why students may want to engage in research during their education:

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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Chiropractic Medicine, chiropractic, chiropractic physician

3 Reasons to Choose NUHS for Your Chiropractic Education

I am often asked by prospective students why they should choose National University's Doctor of Chiropractic medicine program over other chiropractic educational institutions. My answer has evolved through the years, but I do not waiver in believing NUHS is the best education available.

During school, I would have answered the question based off the culture of the school and classes I had maneuvered through. Immediately after school, I would have answered by focusing on the rigor of the overall education. But now, as a few years have passed, and I have been able to compare my knowledge base to my colleagues, I value other parts of my education.

Here are the fundamental parts of my education that make me most proud of being a National University of Health Sciences graduate:

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Naturopathic Medicine

The ROI of Pursuing a Degree in Naturopathic Medicine

Are you considering pursuing a degree in Naturopathic Medicine? Naturopathic Medicine is a distinct primary health care profession that combines the traditions of natural healing with the rigors of science and evidence-based practice. Naturopathic doctors are trained as primary care physicians and focus on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illness.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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Alternative Medicine, Complementary Medicine, NUHS, Summer Soak Up

6 Reasons to Visit NUHS During Summer Soak Up

If you are interested in a future career in health care, choosing the right school is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. The school you choose will be the place you live, learn and work for some of the most important times of your life. You should take every available opportunity to make sure you choose the college that’s right for you.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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