6. What kind of education and training do doctors of chiropractic have?

Chiropractors receive an education that emphasizes neuromuscular diagnosis and treatment. Preparation for the practice of chiropractic is concentrated on these three areas of learning; basic training in the biological and health sciences (anatomy, physiology, histology, biochemistry, clinical and radiological diagnosis); specialized training in the chiropractic discipline (theoretical studies, practice, diagnosis and applications); and extensive clinical training.

Johns Hopkins Medical School Palmer College of Chiropractic
Class Hours SUBJECT Class Hours
508 Anatomy 520
256 Physiology 520
401 Pathology 195
200 Chemistry 325
114 Bacteriology 130
224 Diagnosis 520
112 Neurology 130
48 X Ray 292
144 Psychiatry 65
198 Obstetrics & Gynecology
2205 TOTAL HOURS 2762
3397 Grand Total
Including Other Required

Documented by the National Health Federation

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