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Chiropractic TeleSeminar Biomechanics 305
A Case Study in Gait Analysis: Focus on Torsions and Versions

1 hr by telephone
02-20-2019 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Discuss the pitfall of video assessment of gait cases
  • Review the gait cycle with respect to stance phase abnormalities in a gait case
  • Differentiate between step length and stride length
  • Review heel rise and the windlass mechanism
  • Discuss the function of the long flexors of the toes in gait
  • Evaluate pelvic posturing as it relate to a gait case
  • Discuss the gait pathomechanics that result from a herniated disc

Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Diagnostic Imaging 301
Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Shoulder and Knee

3 hrs by telephone
02-23-2019 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3.0

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Hour one
  • Comprehension of the basic diagnostic ultrasound terminologies and definitions
  • Outline general diagnostic ultrasound equipment and image formation
  • Knowledge of the normal sonographic appearance of muscle, tendon, ligament, bone, nerve and cartilage
  • Identify sonographic artifacts
  • Applications of diagnostic ultrasound in the assessments and diagnosis of common musculoskeletal conditions 

 Hour Two

  • Review normal anatomy of the shoulder
  • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the shoulder
  • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the shoulder
  • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the shoulder
  • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the shoulder

Hour Three

  • Review normal anatomy of the knee
  • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the knee
  • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the knee
  • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the knee
  • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the knee

Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Nutrition 302

Nutrition and Arthritis


1 hr by telephone
02-27-2019 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Identify the etiology and pathology of arthritis.
  • Outline a diet that is helpful in the treatment of arthritis.
  • Apply specific supplements to an arthritic condition.

Gary Italia, DC, PhD

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Medicare Documentation 301
Medicare Documentation - Part 1

4 hrs by telephone
03-02-2019 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Hour 1

  • Utilize improved patient communication skills with Medicare Patients 
  • Apply appropriate risk management procedures to enhance patient communication
  • Identify the four elements of legal malpractice and recognize the key components to avoid a malpractice action  
  • Utilize key components of good documentation and record keeping
  • Integrate the legal requirements of informed consent in your informed consent process 

Hour 2

  • Summarize why doctors are held to higher standards
  • Discuss the Do’s and Don’ts of record keeping
  • Use the 21 NCQA guidelines for appropriate medical record keeping and integrate the 3 key components of Evidence Based Practice (EBP)

Hour 3

  • Assess Medicare’s mandatory Electronic Health Records (EHR) requirement        
  • Discuss key items related to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) reports regarding Medicare and chiropractic services
  • Summarize Executive Order issued by the White House titled reducing improper payments and eliminating waste in the Federal Programs

Hour 4

  • Determine what triggers an audit and key items to consider if audited
  • Utilize a step by step approach to meet all Federal Medicare Documentation guidelines 
  • Summarize Medicare’s guidelines for necessity of chiropractic care and its covered services
  • Prepare treatment plans per Medicare’s regulation requirements
  • Recognize Medicare’s policy requirements pertaining to x-ray/diagnostic reimbursement
  • Determine if ordering vs. referred services meet Medicare’s policy when performed by a chiropractic physician

Paul Sherman, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Xray 325

Case reviews of common shoulder pathologies seen in practice


1 hr by telephone
03-06-2019 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Discuss the anatomy of the shoulder region
  • Correlate imaging findings with physical findings
  • Determine necessity and efficacy of imaging for shoulder pathologies
  • Apply simple and effective treatments for shoulder pathologies

Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 353

4 hrs by telephone
03-09-2019 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation portion:

Hours 1 and 2

  • Recognize the key components regarding good documentation
  • Identify the legal requirements of informed consent and the key elements of the informed consent process
  • Discuss why doctors are held to higher standards
  • Describe the 21 NCQA guidelines for record keeping
  • Document progress notes (SOAP) to meet insurance guidelines and medical necessity
  • Apply the PARTS system and its transformation utilizing a new method AIR S & M
  • Utilize  CMT coding appropriately
  • Utilize E/M (Evaluation/Management) coding appropriately to meet insurance guidelines and medical necessity
  • Identify the 3 categories and 2 subcategories of E/M codes
  • Identify the 5 levels of E/M services for new and established patients
  • Identify the 7 components (descriptors) used to determine the level of E/M service
  • Select the appropriate level of E/M services utilizing 6 simple steps

Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Develop an understanding of ethical pitfalls and solutions to deal with them
  • Understand sexual and non-sexual boundaries
  • Discuss ethical aspects of confidentiality
  • Summarize the various solutions to these pitfalls
  • Develop strategies for their prevention

Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Comprehend the association between the doctor-patient relationship and the charge of patient abandonment.
  • Evaluate the role voluntariness plays in the establishment of the doctor-patient relationship, in informed consent, and in abandonment as associated with the inappropriate termination of the professional relationship.
  • Contrast and compare "ostensible agency" with "voluntary association" for purposes of assessing potential patient malpractice liability.
  • Comprehend the requirement for the continued administration of healthcare for purposes of determining possible patient abandonment issues.
  • Carry out proper documentation as demonstrates non-existence of abandonment.
  • Effect policies that systematize screening of non-compliant patients and execute relevant medical record documentation to ensure no patient is legally "abandoned."

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TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Nutrition 303

Nutrition and Heart Disease


1 hr by telephone
03-13-2019 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Review the risk factors and mechanisms of heart disease.
  • Identify the parts of a proper diet to prevent heart disease.
  • Evaluate various supplements that are beneficial in prevention and treatment of heart disease.

Gary Italia, DC, PhD

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Medicare Documentation 302
Medicare Documentation - Part 2

4 hrs by telephone
03-16-2019 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Hour 1

  • Demonstrate the key elements pertaining to Medicare’s documentation requirements for initial and subsequent patient encounters  
  • Describe the three categories of chiropractic care covered through Medicare and the one category exempt from Medicare coverage
  • Apply Medicare’s x-ray requirements for documenting a subluxation
  • Utilize Medicare Advance Beneficiary Notification (ABN) form and its guidelines 
  • Use Medicare’s PARTS system to document a subluxation
  • Summarize the transformation of Medicare’s PARTS system utilizing the AIR S & M method               
  • Include proper Medicare documentation for daily progress notes (SOAP), in order to meet insurance guidelines and meet medical necessity 

Hour 2

  • Integrate a 7 step approach to meet E/M (Evaluation/Management) coding requirements to meet Medicare’s guidelines

Hour 3

  • Review Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MARCA) aka Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) and the Merit Based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS)                                                                    

Hour 4

  • Apply the critical components of Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment (CMT) coding and Medicare’s requirements for documentation
  • Use diagnostic codes ICD-10 (primary subluxation M-codes biomechanical lesions and secondary medical codes) to meet Medicare’s diagnosis requirements
  • Recognize Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) codes and how it relates to the Medicare system
  • Utilize Medicare modifiers   
  • Identify some of the key items with regards to completing the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 1500 claim form   
  • Summarize Medicare’s mandatory claims submission policy                                   
  • Explain the five levels of Medicare appeals process
  • Distinguish between Medicare participating vs. non-participating provider requirements

Paul Sherman, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Biomechanics 306
Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Challenges to the Knee During Gait

1 hr by telephone
03-20-2019 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Review the pertinent anatomy of the knee
  • Review the kinematics and kinetics of knee function during the gait cycle
  • View and discuss case studies involving knee function
  • Predict pathomechanics that will arise from the gait abnormalities presented
  • Propose remedies for the gait abnormalities seen

Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

TeleSeminar

Teleseminar Breathing Essentials 301
Respiration and the Impact on Health, Posture, Pain, Movement and Performance ? Part 1

4 hrs by telephone
03-23-2019 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Hour 1
  • Describe the biomechanics of rotation of a thoracic ring at the levels T1-T7.
  • Describe the biomechanics of the Cervical spine, Thoracic spine, ribs, clavicle and manubrium with elevation of the right or left shoulder.
  • Describe the biomechanics of flexion and extension at the Costotransverse joint T9 level.
  • Describe the differences in motion of the mobile segments between T3 -T7 with side flexion occurring first in the Thoracic Spine.

Hour 2

  • Relate how dysfunction of the scalenes can alter Cervical Spine biomechanics.
  • Describe two functions of the diaphragm.
  • Describe how perturbations are increased in LBP.

Hour 3

  • Identify limited chest expansion and Bradcliff angles and ski jumps.
  • Identify limited lateral costal breathing and how to facilitate normal lateral costal breathing.
  • Demonstrate how to correctly measure chest expansion.

Hour 4

  • Describe how altered breathing patterns can alter pH and how this can affect the body.
  • Describe the autonomic nervous system and function.
  • Name three physiological consequences of respiratory alkalosis.

Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Xray 314

Non-traumatic compression fracture


1 hr by telephone
03-27-2019 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Identify common causes of non-traumatic compression fracture
  • Identify some uncommon causes of non-traumatic compression fracture
  • Describe types of compression fracture
  • Differentiate benign and malignant compression
  • Integrate radiologic findings into clinical care

Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Physical Diagnosis 323

3 hrs by telephone
03-30-2019 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3.0

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Hour 1

  • Identify important chest and thorax landmarks in order to perform a lung examination.
  • Summarize the various musculature associated with adult breathing mechanics.
  • Demonstrate the differences between consolidation and effusion lung pathologies.
  • Diagnose common adult lung pathologies with use of a medical history and full physical examination.

Hour 2

  • Define the differences between visual fields and pathways.
  • Recognize the three most common eye conditions and diseases affecting the cranial nerves seen within the chiropractic practice.
  • Diagnose common eye diseases and conditions from a funduscopic examination.
  • Propose management and co-management options for specific common eye conditions.

Hour 3

  • Recognize the elements and significance of the jugular venous pulse
  • Know the physiology and sound of S1 and S2
  • Know the physiology and sound of S3 and S4
  • Identify systole and diastole by palpation and listening
  • Describe heart murmurs
  • Hear and understand the mechanism of two common systolic murmurs

Jennifer Illes, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Ortho 307

1 hr by telephone
04-03-2019 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Review the state-of-the art in low back disorders research applied to ergonomics
  • Describe workplace design guidelines for asymptomatic and low back pain workers
  • Determine the influence of exercise on lumbar spine disorders

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

TeleSeminar

Teleseminar Breathing Essentials 302
Respiration and the Impact on Health, Posture, Pain, Movement and Performance ? Part 2

4 hrs by telephone
04-06-2019 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Hour 1
  • Describe suboptimal breathing patterns and their effect on the cervical spine and chronic pain.
  • Describe how the diaphragm can alter the thorocolumbar junction.
  • Describe how the dysfunctional breathing can alter incontinence and spine stability.

Hour 2

  • Name and describe the different types of sleep apnea.
  • Describe the three levels of Apnea-hypopnea index AHI.
  • List five symptoms of sleep apnea.
  • List two treatments for sleep apnea.

Hour 3

  • Describe the physiological response of aerobic exercise on the respiratory system.
  • Describe the effect of running on the viscera and the diaphragm.
  • Describe the response to inspiratory muscle fatigue on the body.
  • List one device than may increase endurance of the respiratory muscles

Hour 4

  • List two theories of breathing retraining methods.
  • Describe the theory of Resonant Frequency Breathing.
  • Describe the theory and design of Kolar’s Neurodynamic Muscular Stabilization program.
  • Describe the concept of Linda Joy Lee’s Thoracic Ring Approach.

Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 350

4 hrs by telephone
04-13-2019 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation portion:

Hour 1 and 2

Educational Objectives:  Documentation

  • Discuss key items related to the OIG reports regarding chiropractic services
  • Discuss Executive Order issued by the White House titled reducing improper payments and eliminating waste in Federal Programs
  • Discuss what triggers an audit and key items to consider if audited
  • Discuss Medicare’s guidelines for necessity of chiropractic care as it relates to covered services, x-ray/diagnostic reimbursements, Quality Payment Program (QPP), diagnosis coding requirements and Medicare’s appeals process  
  • Discuss appropriate use of modifiers
  • Discuss Medicare’s documentation requirements when utilizing Medicare’s ABN (Advanced Beneficiary Notification) form
  • Recognize the key components regarding good documentation and record keeping
  • Identify the legal requirements of informed consent and the key elements of the informed consent process
  • Discuss why doctors are held to higher standards
  • Describe the 21 NCQA guidelines for record keeping
  • Document progress notes (SOAP) to meet insurance guidelines and medical necessity
  • Apply the PARTS system and its transformation utilizing a new method AIR S & M
  • Utilize CMT coding appropriately

Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Undertake methods of communication and documentation evidencing that patient provided voluntary and informed consent.
  • Comprehend the relationship between the relevant state scopes of practice and requirements for voluntary and informed patient consent.
  • Discuss issues relating to patient consent, its voluntariness, and the capacity of the patient to consent as a matter of law.
  • Understand the role minority plays in consent, as well as how treatment is both carried out and documented where the patient is a minor.
  • Administer treatment that is wholly compliant with the specifics of the consent provided by the patient or guardian.
  • Develop office systems for obtaining/waiving consent as it relates to patient information and to the administration of treatment.

Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Perform a review of marketing materials and initiatives ensuring compliance with relevant state rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Comprehend the limits of "commercial speech" in the arena of professional healthcare marketing and dissemination of information.
  • Develop office systems pertaining to the creation and maintenance of promotional and marketing initiatives and materials that comport with state rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Administer professional marketing such that it neither misleads, confuses nor exploits members of the public.
  • Discuss the restrictions HIPAA places on professional healthcare marketing efforts.

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TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Biomechanics 307
Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on the Short Leg

1 hr by telephone
04-17-2019 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Review anatomical vs functional short leg
  • Review the kinematics and kinetics of the short leg during the gait cycle
  • View and discuss case studies looking at functional and anatomical short legs
  • Predict pathomechanics that will arise from a short leg
  • Propose remedies for the gait abnormalities seen

Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Rehab 311

1 hr by telephone
05-01-2019 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Describe the early health care utilization for occupational low back pain
  • Determine which factors are important in predicting outcome after a spinal stabilization exercise program
  • Assess lumbar disc surgery rates before and after implementation of nonsurgical spine clinics
  • Determine whether kinematic compromise can be used to predict spine loading in low back pain (LBP) patients under realistic lifting efforts in a workplace
  • Determine the effects of subacute LBP and limitation of the straight leg raise on lumbar and hip kinematics during sit-to-stand and its reverse

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Rehab 312

1 hr by telephone
06-26-2019 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Summarize the effect of whiplash on neck muscle strength
  • Discuss the effects of manipulation vs. mobilization on head and neck pain in whiplash patients
  • Assess the effects of thoracic manipulation in whiplash patients
  • Describe a study predicting the response of neck pain patients to neck strengthening exercise
  • Introduce the smooth pursuit neck torsion test and its application in whiplash disorders

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

TeleSeminar