Curriculum

Credit Requirements

8.5 credits required core courses at TUSM
1.5 credits for courses at NESA
1 credit elective course(s)
= 11 credits total

Example Course Order

The table below is  an example of core courses in a student’s schedule while completing the MS-PREP at TUSM. Courses can be arranged and taken in other combinations and may be modified by adding/removing electives to be either full-time (> 3 credits a semester) or part-time (≤ 2 credits a semester).

Year 1

Year 2

Fall

Spring

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer

PREP 230 Blended Neuroanatomy, Neurochemistry & Pharmacology of Pain 
1 credit

PREP 232 Blended Ethical & Sociocultural Aspects of Pain
1 credit

PREP 234 Blended Clinical Pain Problems
1 credit

PREP 238 Evaluation & Treatment of Pain: Psychological Approached
0.5 credits
 

PREP 233 Blended Palliative Care & End-of-Life Issues 
1 credit

PREP 235 Public Policy,  Legislative, & Forensic Issues
1 credit

PREP 251 Capstone Project Planning
0.5 credits

HCOM 502 Epidemiology-Biostatistics: Reading & Interpreting the Medical Literature 
1 credit

PREP 252 Capstone Project Implementation  0.5  credits

PREP 241 Blended   Medical Acupuncture
1 credit

See course descriptions.