A student must possess the following abilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, for completion of any of the NUMSS (USA) degree programs, except the MBA, MSc (P) & DBM:
Ability to apply manual techniques and adjunctive techniques over the full range of a client’s body, including positioning clients, palpating, feeling with hands and fingers, pushing, pulling, kneading, grasping, twisting wrists, and lifting up to 10 pounds, for periods of up to 60 minutes without interruption.
Ability to determine depth and intensity of manual pressure and force, as applied in the performance of common manual and adjunctive procedures and techniques.
Ability to see and hear, with or without reasonable accommodation, sufficient that the student can receive and record client histories; document treatment plans; provide instructions to clients; and provide routine client safety services.
Persons who have been convicted of a misdemeanour of a violent criminal or sexual nature or any felony will be prohibited from professional health care practice in many jurisdictions. National University of Medical Sciences (USA) will deny admission to applicants with such convictions.
A post from Adrienne Wolfe-Koukharski, our student in Montreal:
“Dr. Shahin Pourgol, I’m loving your business lectures. I took management at McGill University and your classes are 10x more interesting. Keep up the good work!”
Students Love Dr Pourgol
Here is a post an osteopathic manual practice student of our sister school, National Academy of Osteopathy wrote to Dr Pourgol:
Dana Reid,Manual Osteopathy Student
I sincerely appreciate all your advice and your work to give us the best means to improve our odds to succeed in this new path. Your speech at graduation ceremony was very inspiring. As you said, you will always be part of the change in our lives, an important part, let me complete, and I will always be grateful to you for all the knowledge that you have transferred to us but most of all, for your devotion as a teacher and your engagement to your students to make successful people of us. Words are not enough. Thank you. .