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.
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. .