All students enrolled at National University of Medical Sciences (USA) are prohibited from providing treatment, advice, or acting in a clinical manner, as it relates to a health profession for which he or she is not licensed or registered, with any person unless under the supervision and direction of a clinician.
Each student enrolled at NUMSS (USA) is strictly prohibited from practicing and/or holding himself/herself out as a health care practitioner unless he/she is indeed a health practitioner.
Students are subject to the rules, regulations and policies established from time to time by NUMSS (USA). The student is subject to the laws, regulations and conduct set out by NUMSS (USA) and the jurisdiction they reside.
Failure to comply with this regulation may lead to disciplinary action, which may include expulsion or suspension from NUMSS (USA), and further civil, administrative and/or criminal action being commenced against the offending student.
Consent of an individual is not justification for inappropriate conduct by a student. A student with a concern or question regarding the above policy is advised to contact the registrar to ascertain NUMSS (USA) position with respect to any potential issue.
Students who have graduated from a degree program in osteopathic manual practice (OMP) offered by NUMSS (USA) shall not hold themselves as “osteopaths” or “osteopathic physicians” in USA, Canada (except Quebec), Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Portugal, Switzerland, France & South Africa. In these countries graduates must practice as osteopathic manual practitioners. In all other countries as well as the province of Quebec in Canada graduates are permitted to use the title “osteopath”. However the laws and regulation of each jurisdiction may change with time. Graduates must always follow the laws of jurisdiction in which they practice.
Students who have graduated from the master of science in athletic therapy program of NUMSS (USA) shall not hold themselves as athletic trainers.
Students who have graduated from the doctor of botanical medicine (DBM) of NUMSS (USA) shall not hold themselves as naturopaths or doctors of naturopathic medicine.
I am happy that Honorable Justin Trudeau the prime minister of Canada and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau write me once in a while! I received these letters recently:
Shahin, your hope, hard work and unwavering support have made it possible to make a real and positive difference in the lives of Canadians. (Justin)
It’s your support that has made this important progress possible — so thank you, Shahin. Justin and I couldn’t be more proud to be building this shared home — a better Canada — with you at our side. (Sophie)
Shahin Pourgol, MBA, DC, DO, PhD President Canadian Union of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners National University of Medical Sciences (USA) National University of Medical Sciences (Spain) National Academy of Osteopathy (Canada) Osteopathy TV
We offer more than osteopathic education. We graduate successful manual osteopaths because we teach them everything we know about business and self improvement. Here is an email received from one of Dr Pourgol’s students in Toronto (Ontario, Canada).
Hi Dr. Pourgol,
When I signed up to study Osteopathy through online studies I had no idea that I would gain more than Osteopathy knowledge. Ever since I watched the Schultz hour lecture in the Business management module my life has never been the same. I am a single mother of 3 and work in a hectic health setting and now deliberately take time every week to myself to relax and allow my Frontal Cortex to work. This has helped me not only to visualize how I want to pursue my career as a Manual Osteopath after graduation but also helped me put my personal life into perspective.
I will never forget this lecture and appreciate all you do to inspire us to think bigger than our current limitations.
World famous natural health expert, American naprapath & osteopath, Dr Daniel Nuzum (from Idaho, USA) is one of our alumni as well as being one of our professors. Dr Nuzum also serves as a member of Board of Governors of National University of Medical Sciences. Thank you Dr Nuzum for this kind and beautiful post.
Today I wish to honor my good friend Dr. Shahin Pourgol. He is an amazing Doctor, friend and President of a University. He has impeccable integrity and is always striving to improve himself, his family and his University. Thank you Dr. Pourgol for all that you do for us at both National Academy of Osteopathy and the National University of Medical Sciences!