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Pediatrics 118
Evidence-Based Chiropractic Care for Infants

4.0

Hour 1

  • Explain the necessity of evidence for infant healthcare
  • Describe what mothers want from healthcare for their newborn?
  • Outline the need for and development of the United Kingdom Infant Questionnaire
  • Cite the outcomes of infant care in chiropractic practice and the adaptability of a parent-reported outcome measure to the infant population
Hour 2
  • Define the term inconsolable, infant irritability syndrome
  • Describe the evidence supporting chiropractic treatment for inconsolable, infant irritability
  • List the negative long-term sequelae in older children who suffered from infant colic as a baby
  • Summarize the subgroup classifications for inconsolable, irritable infants
Hour 3
  • Summarize the evidence on the advantages of breast feeding
  • Describe common musculoskeletal problems of newborns struggling to breastfee
  • Explain standard chiropractic protocols for the sub-optimal feeding infant and the potential risks of treatment
  • List the most common reasons an infant will present to a chiropractic office
Hour 4
  • Summarize the evidence for the use of manual therapy in infants
  • Describe the theoretical mechanisms for the effect of manual therapy in infants
  • Outline the safety of chiropractic treatment for infants
  • Identify the major safety concerns in the treatment of infants

Joyce Miller, BSc, DC, DABCO, PhD

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$80.00 USD

Pediatrics 117
An Introduction to the Pediatric Examination: Clinical Pearls and Tips Explored

3.0

Hour 1:

  • Learn age-appropriate general health screening and health education for babies.
  • Analyze through evidence the use of chiropractic manipulation for pregnant women.
  • Identify normal growth, development and behavior and their assessment, as well as approaches to abnormalities for neonatals.
  • Describe a typical pediatric examination on a neonatal.

Hour 2:

  • Learn age-appropriate general health screening and health education for toddlers.
  • Analyze through evidence the use of chiropractic manipulation for toddlers through young children.
  • Identify normal growth, development and behavior and their assessment, as well as approaches to abnormalities from infancy through toddlers.
  • Describe a typical pediatric examination on an infant 1-5 years old.

Hour 3:

  • Learn age-appropriate general health screening and health education for adolescents.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury (through accident and sport) in children.
  • Discuss and describe typical examination forms and outcome assessment tools used for the pediatric population.
  • Evaluate through clinical cases and it’s management.

Jennifer Illes, DC

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$60.00 USD

Pediatrics 116

Evaluating and Correcting Retained Primitive Reflexes


2.0

Hour 1

  • Discover what primitive reflexes are and why we have them
  • Understand the various possible causes of retained primitive reflexes in a child
  • Outline common questions that would suggest retention of primitive reflexes
  • Identify and assess eight primitive reflexes that can be easily evaluated by a doctor of chiropractic, specifically the Moro, Grasp, Spinal Galant, Rooting, Asymmetrical Tonic Neck, Symmetrical Tonic Neck, Tonic Labyrinthine, and the Landau reflexes.

Hour 2

  • Further identify and assess the remaining of the eight primitive reflexes not covered in the first hour
  • Detect the presence or absence of specific primitive reflexes
  • Recognize the need for intervention when a retained primitive reflex is demonstrated by a patient
  • Prescribe a specific course of treatment for each of the eight primitive reflexes if they are determined to be retained

Karen Gardner, DC

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$40.00 USD

Pediatrics 115
Varying Viewpoints on Vaccinations with Alternative Schedule and Homeopathic Remedies

2.0

  • Examine the current allopathic approach to vaccinations, including recommended schedules
  • Assess potential side-effects seen in patients, both pediatric and adult, in your clinic daily
  • Uncover the pharmaceutical industry’s interest in creating more vaccinations
  • Analyze political maneuvers behind many vaccination mandates
  • Explore varying philosophical viewpoints on vaccinations, including Religious beliefs, Ethical viewpoints, Schools’ desires, and alternative/healthier lifestyle approaches
  • Educate your patient on their choices for vaccination
  • Create alternative vaccination schedules
  • Discover ways to identify and treat the common side effects of vaccinated children
  • Identify useful Homeopathic Nosodes and Remedies proven to be effective alternatives to vaccinations

Robin Mayfield, DC

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$40.00 USD

Pediatrics 114

Low Back Pain in Children and Adolescents


1.0

  • Determine the epidemiology of low back pain in children and adolescents
  • Assess the risk factors associated with back pain in school children
  • Outline the effect of an intervention to improve sitting habits in schoolchildren
  • Assess the effects of reading a book or using a computer on neck and upper back muscle activity in children

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$20.00 USD

Pediatrics 112

Pediatric Research XI


1.0

  • Discuss a study involving the risk of adverse events for pediatric patients treated with spinal manipulation
  • Identify the limitations and critique the researcher's conclusions in this study
  • Examine different ways chiropractors manage pediatric patients with low back pain
  • Compare specific treatment protocols for pediatric patients with low back pain
  • Explore the possibility that children of parents with lower education levels have higher incidence of back pain

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$22.00 USD

Pediatrics 109

Pediatric Research IX


1.0

  • Discuss over-the-counter medications vs. placebo for cough in children and their effect on sleep quality
  • Discuss the implications of herbal remedies used to treat pediatric patients
  • Present case report of remission of ADHD associated with chiropractic treatment
  • Discuss the effect of migraine headaches on quality of life in children
  • Present case report of pediatric patient with myasthenia gravis treated with chiropractic care

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$22.00 USD

Pediatrics 108

Pediatric Research VIII


1.0

  • Describe and utilize an effective but non-invasive treatment for warts
  • Understand the risk versus benefit of diagnostic imaging radiation in children
  • Recognize patterns of pain in children that might actually indicate malignancies
  • Develop an understanding of pediatric atlantooccipital dislocation
  • Be able to perform 5 minute infant physical examination to detect congenital anomalies of the musculoskeletal system

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$21.00 USD

Pediatrics 107

Pediatric Research VII


1.0

  • Evaluate the effects of children eating low glycemic foods on later meals and to understand the Glycemic Index Ratings
  • Recommend an effective, natural treatment for constipation in children and to understand the efficacy of fiber on pediatric constipation
  • Recognize common and uncommon presentations of Lyme Disease in a child and know when to refer
  • Create specific recommendations to parents and children about bicycle helmet fitting and safety
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of slipped capital femoral epiphysis and make the appropriate recommendations

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$21.00 USD

Pediatrics 106

Pediatric Research VI


1.0

  • Discuss potential dangers of OTC medications
  • Summarize the effects of vaccinations on infants immune systems
  • Assess the need for Cervical Spine X-Rays in Pediatric Cervical Injuries
  • Correlate the relationships of physical activity and diet as related to Pediatric Fractures

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$20.00 USD

Pediatrics 105

Pediatric Research V


1.0

  • Discuss prevention of sudden infant death syndrome
  • Identify if breast feeding longer can make kids smarter
  • Develop an understanding of the Ottawa Knee Rule
  • State aspects of Seat Belt Syndrome in children
  • Determine the safety of scooters for children

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$20.00 USD

Pediatrics 104

Pediatric Research IV


1.0

  • Prepare a list of four questions to diagnose pediatric asthma
  • Identify how family routines may help pediatric asthma
  • Determine the effect of breast feeding on pediatric asthma
  • Discuss how to measure a childs pain accurately
  • Identify aspects of calcium intake for children

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$20.00 USD

Pediatrics 103

Pediatric Research III


1.0

  • Identify if visually impaired children have more scoliosis
  • Determine if bracing for scoliosis makes a difference
  • Discuss safe strength training for children
  • Identify aspects of chronic fatigue syndrome in children
  • Develop the relationship of asthmatic infants to furry pets

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$20.00 USD

Pediatrics 102

Pediatric Research II


1.0

  • Survey aspects of alternative medicine for children
  • Identify causes of intoeing gait in children
  • Develop differential diagnoses of back injuries in young athletes
  • Construct a physical examination of adolescents for sports participation
  • Review the medical view of pediatric Chiropractic

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$20.00 USD

Pediatrics 101 - 106
6.0

  • This is a bundled course. Please see the educational objectives for the individual modules of Pediatrics 101 through 106

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$120.00 USD

Pediatrics 101

Pediatric Research I


1.0

  • Identify the best method to take Pediatric Temperature
  • Review the relationship between television and aggressive behavior
  • Identify the link between childhood headaches and adult health
  • Develop Pediatric recommendations for beverage consumption
  • Survey aspects of a milk-free diet and relationship to nutrition

Brett Kinsler, DC

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$20.00 USD