Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)  

The Rocky Vista University Montana College of Osteopathic Medicine (RVU-MCOM) has established the following program learning outcomes, which are based upon the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) seven core competencies:  

Graduates of the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program will:  

  1. Apply osteopathic principles and practices to patient care.                                                         

  1. Apply knowledge of biomedical sciences to clinical medicine.  

  1. Perform comprehensive patient care utilizing best practices of osteopathic medicine.          

  1. Utilize effective communication skills to support positive patient-centered and inter-professional relationships.  

  1. Uphold principles of the RVU Osteopathic Oath.  

  1. Evaluate patient-care practices through critical thinking using evidence-based medical principles. 

  1. Analyze health systems science to deliver individualized patient care.