Clinical Observation Blocks

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Enhanced Clinical Observation

Clinical observation blocks is a system developed with student learning at its core. The goals are to maintain a consistent schedule with students of the same level of learning, with a single clinical supervisor to enhance clinical observation time, and develop student learning and application within the clinical setting. You will have focused attention with the goals to get you ready for the next steps in your education. 

Winter 2024 Clinic Observation (Applicable to first-year students ONLY)

The block observation schedule will be observed for all clinical observation courses in both locations for our Winter 2024 semester. 

Each student is responsible for attending every scheduled observation date and any excused absence will need to be made up on a weekend or during breaks. Any absence without notice given to a supervisor will be marked as an unexcused absence.

Unless specified, each block will meet the hour requirements for the observation section and students need only to choose ONE option to fulfil their hours.

First-year TCM students

Hours Requirements:
4hr shift/week x 9 weeks = 36 hours to complete of 36

First-Year ACU student

Hours Requirements:
3hr shift/week x 6 weeks = 18 hours to complete of 18

Fall 2023 Clinic Observation (Applicable to first-year TCM students ONLY)

Fridays, October 13 – November 24, 2023
This does not include mid-term break, option to continue clinic observation over mid-term break.

Year One – Fall 2023 Term

Year Two Winter

Year Three Winter

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