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  • Acupuncture 101

    History and Philosophy of Acupuncture


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    • Discuss the history and philosophy of acupuncture
    • Identify and differentiate the three founders of Chinese Medicine
    • Differentiate the three pillars (three central influences of Chinese thought)
    • Identify the first material used to make acupuncture needles
    • Identify acupunctures struggle to survive and become recognized and accepted
    • Recognize the most influential scripts and texts used in early acupuncture history
    • Discuss the most significant events in acupuncture history from the early 20th century to the present time

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Acupuncture 102

    Differentiating Yin Yang and the Five Elements and Phases


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    • Discuss acupuncture theory (Yin/Yang, Qi and Five Elements)
    • Differentiate Yin/Zang organs and Yang/Fu organs
    • Differentiate the different types of Qi
    • Identify the Five Elements/Phases
    • Differentiate the four interactions of the Five Elements/Phases
    • Identify the Five Shu (Transporting) Points

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Acupuncture 103

    Vital Substances and differentiating the Twelve Internal Organs


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    • Discuss Vital Substances, Mind (Shen) and the Function of Yin and Yang Organs
    • Differentiate Qi, Blood, Body Fluids and Essence (Jing)
    • Identify and interpret the Mind (Shen)
    • Identify and differentiate the function between the twelve internal organs Yin/Zang and Yang/Fu organs
    • Identify and differentiate the six Extraordinary Yang organs

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Acupuncture 104

    Protocols for 5 Common Conditions


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    • Summarize the usage of points related to the conditions presented.
    • Utilize point prescriptions for 5 common conditions seen in a chiropractic office (Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Skin Conditions, Difficulty Sleeping, Knee Pain).
    • Reproduce results using the basics of Acupuncture.
    • Modify beginner’s protocols and further develop for more specific use in your office.
    • Integrate new point selections into your existing practice and begin treating additional conditions.

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Acupuncture 205

    Tongue Diagnosis


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    • Explain how needle manipulation works on a physiological basis and extrapolate as to when to apply these techniques
    • Summarize some of the more relevant literature surrounding the use of one of the most commonly used acupuncture points: Stomach 36
    • Describe the physiology of tongue color, shape, coating and spirit (movement)
    • Compare clinical examples of tongue appearance and identify key components of the tongue exam
    • Interpret the meaning of clinical findings during the tongue exam and correlate them to physiology

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Acupuncture 205 - 211
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    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Acupuncture 206

    Homeostatic Acupuncture Points


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    • Identify the 3 types of acupuncture points and identify what a homeostatic point is
    • Describe the phases (latent, passive and active) of acupuncture points
    • Illustrate the anatomical characteristics that make up all acupuncture points
    • Outline the location of 25 commonly used homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Differentiate discrete anatomical characteristics that make up homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Explain the common indications and cautions for use of the homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Review the neuroanatomy of spinal nerves and explain how it relates to paravertebral (Bladder Shu) points
    • Discuss and demonstrate needling technique for the homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Demonstrate point location on live models

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Acupuncture 207

    Neurology of Acupuncture


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    • Describe and summarize the mechanisms by which acupuncture exerts effect on pain modulation and musculoskeletal function
    • Describe joint and muscle mechanoreceptor anatomy and physiology and how they relate to acupuncture
    • Define and discuss the ascending and descending neurological pathways affected by acupuncture
    • Outline the importance of cortical representation and the sensory/motor homunculus and relate them to acupuncture points with examples
    • Demonstrate the importance of the cerebellum and its role in acupuncture treatment of musculoskeletal disorders

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Acupuncture 208

    Needle Manipulation Technique


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    • Identify the layers of integument that you are piercing while doing acupuncture
    • Compare and contrast the physiological consequences of superficial, medium and deep needling
    • Differentiate which depth of needling is appropriate for the desired effect
    • Describe the neurological pathways involved with acupuncture needling
    • Explain the significance of needle retention time

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Acupuncture 209

    Points and Acupuncture Points You Should Know


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    • Identify common acupuncture point classification groups
    • Compare the use of different point categories in clinical practice
    • Describe the point location for points within commonly used groups
    • Explain the local anatomy and neurology involved with key points
    • Outline indications for use of some points and point categories

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Acupuncture 210

    The San Jiao: A Closer Look


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    • Describe the history of the San Jiao
    • Associate the San Jiao to Vagal Nerve function
    • Breakdown each of the 3 “burners” into their component parts
    • Review the salient points on the San Jiao Meridian
    • Summarize the function and indications of the Shu Points and apply that to the San Jiao channel

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Acupuncture 211

    Qi and The Pertinent Pericardium


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    • Examine the origin of the Qi symbol
    • Define Qi Identify and describe the types of Qi
    • Explain Qi as it relates to triple warmer metabolism
    • Describe and compare the types of Qi pathology
    • Review the pertinent points on the Pericardium channel
    • Explain how the neurological development of the brachial plexus relates to the pericardium meridian function
    • Demonstrate the local anatomy of the pericardium channel in the upper extremity

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Acupuncture 212

    The 8 Extra Vessels and Extraordinary Meridians


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    • Describe the origins of the 8 extra vessels and review Chinese embryology
    • Review the locations and functions associated with each of the 8 extra vessels and extraordinary meridians
    • Discuss the meaning of moving Qi between the kidneys, Ming Men, Dan Tien, Ching Mai, Ren Mai, Du Mai, Dai Mai, Yin Qiao Mai, Yin Wei Mai, Yang Qiao Mai and Yan Wei Mai

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 213

    Triple Warmer Metabolism and the Vital Substances


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    • Describe the functions of the 3 warmers/burners
    • Apply the influential points for each burner/warmer
    • Discuss the different types of Qi
    • Summarize the formation of Qi, Jing, Shen, blood and pure fluids, according to Chinese medicine

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 214

    Ren Mai, Du Mai, Liver 14 and Pulse Diagnosis


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    • Discuss the Ren Mai’s overall function
    • Introduce a selection of clinically useful points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel) meridian
    • Discuss the Du Mai’s overall function
    • Introduce a selection of clinically useful points on the Du Mai (Governing Vessel) meridian
    • Explore the anatomy and indications surrounding LV14

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 215

    Functional Neurology and Trigger Point Dry Needling


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    • Review the neurophysiological basis of dry needling
    • Outline the pain pathway from the periphery to the central nervous system
    • Review excitation/contraction coupling and muscle contraction theory
    • Discuss the functions and distribution of alpha and gamma motor neurons

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    • Explain and emphasize the functions of interneurons in the spinal cord
    • Discuss muscle spindles and golgi tendon organs anatomy
    • Explain the role of muscle spindles and golgi tendon organs in dry needling
    • Contrast slow versus fast stretch
    • Introduce the concept of the “central integrated state”
    • Emphasize the relevance of cerebellar function to dry needling

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 216

    The Physiological Effects of Dry Needling


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    • Acquaint the clinician with the physiological effects of acupuncture and dry needling
    • Provide supportive literature for the physiological effects of dry needling
    • Present the concept of central desensitization as it relates to acupuncture and dry needling
    • Discuss how dry needling affects pain modulation, range of motion, muscle activation and the chemical environment surrounding trigger points

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 217

    Mechanisms of Analgesia in Dry Needling


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    • Review the 2 major afferent pain pathways
    • Discuss the local, segmental and cortical responses to pain and a painful stimulus
    • Describe the major, descending inhibitory pathways for pain including the enkephalinergic, serotonergic and noradrenergic pathways
    • Describe the cholinergic inhibitory pathway for pain
    • Explain how dry needling and acupuncture affect these pain pathways

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 218

    Needle Manipulation Technique in Dry Needling and Acupuncture


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    • Discuss the layers of the skin as related to a practitioner’s perception during needling
    • Review the neurological pathways involved with needling
    • Summarize the local, segmental and cortical effects of needling
    • Contrast the physiological effects of depth of insertion and retention time of needling

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 219

    Needle Sterilization, Contraindication and Complications of Needling


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    • Outline the basics of clean needle technique, including defining “clean field” and offering recommendations
    • Discuss the most common methods of sterilization
    • Contrast sterilization vs disposable needles
    • Present the most common complications of needling
    • Discuss contraindications to needling
    • Present the most common infectious agents as risk factors for needling

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 400

    Acupuncture Program Introduction to 104-hour Acupuncture Certification Course


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    • Identify the various styles of acupuncture
    • List the branches of Chinese Medicine
    • List the various way of stimulating acupuncture points
    • Recognize the strengths and weakness of various acupuncture related treatments
    • Describe the application of each of the Branches of Chinese Medicine

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture 400 - 420

    Basic Theory Course Group


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    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture 400 - 461
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    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 400 thru 461

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture 401

    Development of Chinese Medicine and Yin and Yang I: Introduction to Yin and Yang Theory as it Applies to Acupuncture


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    • Describe the paradigm and progression of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
    • Define the five branches of Chinese medicine.
    • Explain the basic relationships and theoretical constructs of Yin and Yang
    • Identify the most clinically useful associations of Yin and Yang
    • Summarize the most clinically useful functions of Yin and Yang

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture 402

    Yin and Yang II and The 8 Principles: Yin and Yang Theory and its Relationship to the 8 Principles of TCM Diagnosis


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    • Compare and contrast Yin and Yang disorders.
    • Describe the Yin and Yang relationships within the human body.
    • Give Examples of how the Eight Principles relate to one another and to Yin and Yang
    • Summarize how the Eight Principles function in relation to human physiology
    • Explain how the Eight Principles relate to pathology

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture 403

    The Theory of the 5 Elements: Concepts and Interrelationships of the TCM Elements of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water


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    • Differentiate Uses of 5 Element Theory in Chinese Medicine
    • Reconstruct the Five Elements according to the Creative and Control Cycles
    • Explain the functioning of the Creative Cycle
    • Explain the functioning of the Control Cycle
    • List the Organs Associated with each Element

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture 404

    5 Element Correspondences: Specific Associations of the 5 Elements to Organs, Meridians, Emotions, Tissues, and More


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    • Compare and contrast the qualities and characteristics associated with the Five Elements
    • Summarize the qualities and characteristics associated with the Five Elements
    • Point out the major differences between the Five Elements
    • Reconstruct the major Correspondences of the Five Elements
    • Differentiate Individuals based on the Five Elements

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture 405

    Chronotherapy and the Essential Substances: TCM Circadian Rhythms and an Introduction to Qi, Jing, Blood and Shen


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    • Outline the times of day associated with the Organs in Chinese Medicine
    • Interpret the significance specific times with regard to Organs
    • Relate the Essential substances in Chinese Medicine
    • Explain theoretical process of Substance Production
    • Reconstruct the role of the three warmers in Qi, Blood, and Fluid Production

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture 406

    Energy and Nature: Qi and Blood: Introduction to the Bodys Motivating and Nurturing Forces


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    • Relate the Theoretical Process of Jing Formation
    • Give examples of The Functions of Jing
    • Describe Functions of Shen
    • Diagram Fluid Production
    • Assess Common Fluid Pathologies

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    Acupuncture 407

    Constitution and Consciousness: Jing, Shen and Fluid: Introduction to our Inherited Vitalities, and Minds


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    • Relate the Theoretical Process of Jing Formation
    • Give examples of The Functions of Jing
    • Describe Functions of Shen
    • Diagram Fluid Production
    • Assess Common Fluid Pathologies

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture 408

    Evil Winds and Emotions: Pathogenic Factors: Introduction to Exogenous and Endogenous Influences on Health


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    • Differentiate the External Pathogenic Factors
    • Explain Internal Pathogenic Factors
    • Describe How External Pathogenic Factors Influence the body
    • Recognize Miscellaneous Pathogenic Factors
    • Discuss the TCM viewpoint on the Causes of Disease

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    Acupuncture 409

    The Zang Fu: Introduction to the Organs: Exploring the Concept of Organs as Spheres of Influence in the Body


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    • List the Yin & Yang Organs
    • Compare and Contrast Yin & Yang Organs
    • Reconstruct the Yin/Yang Organ Relationships
    • Summarize the similarities and differences of Yin & Yang Meridians
    • Reconstruct the SIx Division Meridian Pairs

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    Acupuncture 410

    Lungs and Large Intestine: The Organs That Take in What We Need, and Let Go of What No Longer Serves Us


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    • Relate the common symptoms associated with the Lungs & Large Intestines
    • Define properties of the Lungs & Large Intestines
    • Describe the functions of the Lungs & Large Intestines
    • Discuss the most common disharmonies of the Lungs & Large Intestines
    • Explain the clinically relevant “nicknames” of the Lungs & Large Intestines

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    Acupuncture 411

    Spleen and Stomach: The Organs of Nourishment


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    • Relate the common symptoms associated with the Spleen & Stomach
    • Define properties of the Spleen & Stomach
    • Describe the functions of the Spleen & Stomach
    • Discuss the most common disharmonies of the Spleen & Stomach
    • Explain the clinically relevant “nicknames” of the Spleen & Stomach

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    Acupuncture 412

    Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium and San Jiao: Organs That Organize the Body, and Influence the Mind


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    • Relate the common symptoms associated with the Organs of the Fire Element
    • Define properties of the Organs of the Fire Element
    • Describe the functions of the Organs of the Fire Element
    • Discuss the most common disharmonies of the Organs of the Fire Element
    • Explain the clinically relevant “nicknames” of the Organs of the Fire Element

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    Acupuncture 413

    Liver and Gall Bladder: The Organs That Enable Free Flow of Qi, Blood and Emotions


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    • Relate the common symptoms associated with the Liver & Gall Bladder
    • Define properties of the Liver & Gall Bladder
    • Describe the functions of the Liver & Gall Bladder
    • Discuss the most common disharmonies of the Liver & Gall Bladder
    • Explain the clinically relevant “nicknames” of the Liver & Gall Bladder

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    Acupuncture 414

    Kidney and Urinary Bladder: The Foundational Organs of the Body


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    • Relate the common symptoms associated with the Kidney & Urinary Bladder
    • Define properties of the Kidney & Urinary Bladder
    • Describe the functions of the Kidney & Urinary Bladder
    • Discuss the most common disharmonies of the Kidney & Urinary Bladder
    • Explain the clinically relevant “nicknames” of the Kidney & Urinary Bladder

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    Acupuncture 415

    Understanding Points and Meridians: Introduction to Acupoints and Their Organization Into Meridians


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    • Compare the major point categories
    • Derive Tonification and Sedation points
    • Describe The 12 Main Meridians
    • Contrast the functions of Yin and Yang Meridians
    • Explain the 6 major Meridian Categories

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    Acupuncture 416

    Meridian Pathways and Clinical Application: How Meridians are Used in Clinical Situations


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    • List the 14 Acupuncture Meridians that possess acupoints
    • Summarize the clinical applications of Yin and Yang Meridians
    • Point out the beginning and end points of each of main Meridians
    • Outline the main functions of each of the main meridians
    • Illustrate the trajectories of the main meridians

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    Acupuncture 417

    Extraordinary Organs and Meridians: Organs and Meridians Which Augment the Twelve Cardinal Meridians


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    • Name the Extraordinary Organs
    • Distinguish Extraordinary Organs from Yin & Yang Organs
    • Name the Extraordinary Meridians
    • Discuss the functions of the Extraordinary Meridians
    • Reconstruct the classical treatment sequence for Extraordinary Meridians.

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    Acupuncture 418

    Essential Tongue Diagnosis: Observing the Appearance of the Tongue to Refine TCM Diagnosis


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    • List the areas of the tongue, as they apply to different aspects of the body
    • Relate the common features of the tongue, which indicate disharmonies
    • Utilize tongue colors, shapes, coats, and movements for diagnosis
    • Determine common Organ disharmonies based on tongue observation
    • Distinguish between excess and deficient conditions, based on tongue observation

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    Acupuncture 419

    Pulse Diagnosis: Using Palpation of the Radial Pulse to Refine TCM Diagnosis


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    • Describe normal and common pathological pulses
    • Diagnose pathological signs associated with pulse speed
    • Explain common pulse qualities
    • Summarize usual pulse combinations
    • Recognize tongue and pulse combinations associated with common disorders

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    Acupuncture 420

    Clean Needle Technique: An Introduction to Clean and Safe Needle Handling in the Clinic


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    • Explain Universal Precautions
    • Prepare a Clean Field for administering acupuncture
    • Secure, handle and dispose of Biohazard material, normally encountered in an acupuncture practice
    • Recognize, avoid, and handle acupuncture side effects
    • Explain the cautions and contraindications of acupuncture treatment

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    Acupuncture 421

    Acupuncture Points and Meridians I: Overview of Each of the Main Meridians of Acupuncture


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    • List the types of acupuncture meridians
    • Distinguish between various types acupuncture meridians
    • Describe the functions of various types acupuncture meridians
    • Determine and apply individual patient measurements, in order to locate acupuncture points
    • List the Transport Points

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    Acupuncture 421 - 436

    Acupuncture Points and Meridians Group


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    Acupuncture 422

    Acupuncture Points and Meridians II: Overview of Acupoints and Their Organization Into Clinically Useful Groups


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    • Distinguish between acupuncture points categories
    • Create supplementing & reducing treatments based on the Five Element points
    • Describe the functions of various categories acupuncture points
    • Compare and contrast Acupuncture point actions and indications

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    Acupuncture 423

    The Du Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Du/GV Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Du Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Du Meridian
    • Recognize Du Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Du Meridian

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    Acupuncture 424

    The Ren Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Ren/CV Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Ren Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Ren Meridian
    • Recognize Ren Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Ren Meridian

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    Acupuncture 425

    The Lung Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Lung Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Lung Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Lung Meridian
    • Recognize Lung Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Lung Meridian

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    Acupuncture 426

    The Large Intestine Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Large Intestine Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Large Intestine Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Large Intestine Meridian
    • Recognize Large Intestine Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Large Intestine Meridian

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    Acupuncture 427

    The Stomach Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Stomach Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Stomach Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Stomach Meridian
    • Recognize Stomach Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Stomach Meridian

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    Acupuncture 428

    The Spleen Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Spleen Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Spleen Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Spleen Meridian
    • Recognize Spleen Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Spleen Meridian

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    Acupuncture 429

    The Heart and Pericardium Meridians: In-depth Examination of the Heart and Pericardium Meridians and Their Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathways of both the Heart & Pericardium Meridians
    • Locate each of the individual points on both the Heart & Pericardium Meridians
    • Recognize Heart & Pericardium Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on both the Heart & Pericardium Meridians.

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    Acupuncture 430

    The Small Intestine Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Small Intestine Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Small Intestine Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Small Intestine Meridian
    • Recognize Small Intestine Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Small Intestine Meridian

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    Acupuncture 431

    The Bladder Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Bladder Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Bladder Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Bladder Meridian
    • Recognize Bladder Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Bladder Meridian

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    Acupuncture 432

    The Kidney Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Kidney Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Kidney Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Kidney Meridian
    • Recognize Kidney Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Kidney Meridian

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    Acupuncture 433

    The San Jiao Meridian: In-depth Examination of the San Jiao/Triple Burner Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the San Jiao Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the San Jiao Meridian
    • Recognize San Jiao Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the San Jiao Meridian

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    Acupuncture 434

    The Gall Bladder Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Gall Bladder Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Gall Bladder Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Gall Bladder Meridian
    • Recognize Gall Bladder Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Gall Bladder Meridian

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    Acupuncture 435

    The Liver Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Liver Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Liver Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Liver Meridian
    • Recognize Liver Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Liver Meridian

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    Acupuncture 436

    Extraordinary Points: In-depth Examination of the Acupoints That Lie Off the Meridians


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    • Describe and point out the Location of 31 Extraordinary Points
    • Recognize Extraordinary Points that are associated with contraindications
    • Recognize both the English and Chinese names of 31 Extraordinary Points
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of 31 Extraordinary Points
    • Describe specific needling associated with those acupuncture points which require unconventional needling techniques or directions

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    Acupuncture 437

    Microsystems I: Introduction and Hand Acupuncture: Introduction to Acupuncture Microsystems Concepts and Techniques, and Select Hand Acupuncture Points


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    • List the similarities in treatment associated with all acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and point out the location of 17 discrete hand acupuncture points
    • Describe and recreate a useful somatotope associated with hand acupuncture
    • Compare and contrast 3 different styles of hand acupuncture
    • Describe specific needling techniques associated with those hand acupuncture points which require specific needling techniques and/or directions

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    Acupuncture 437 - 440

    Acupuncture Microsystems Group


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    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 237 through 440

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    Acupuncture 438

    Microsystems II: Ear Acupuncture: Auricular Acupuncture Points and Techniques


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    • List the similarities associated with ear acupuncture and other acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and recreate a clinically-useful somatotope/homunculus associated with ear acupuncture
    • Locate the physical structures of the ear, such as the helix, antihelix, triangular fossa, antitragus, etc.
    • Describe and point out the location of the major landmarks for auriculotherapy point location
    • Describe and point out the location of 36 or more discrete ear acupuncture points

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    Acupuncture 439

    Microsystems III: Chinese Scalp Acupuncture: Scalp Acupuncture Points and Techniques Mainly Used for Cortical Disorders


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    • List the similarities associated with Chinese Scalp Acupuncture and other acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and find treatment areas associated with the somatotope of the cortex of the brain
    • Describe and point out the location of the major landmarks, lines, and points, used to find Chinese Scalp Acupuncture treatment areas and lines.
    • Describe and point out the location of the 10 most commonly used Chinese Scalp Lines/Areas
    • Describe and find the correct layer for needling Chinese Scalp lines, and begin practicing the techniques needed to use this form of acupuncture in clinical practice.

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    Acupuncture 440

    Microsystems IV: YNSA Scalp Acupuncture Scalp Acupuncture Points and Techniques Mainly Used for Painful Disorders


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    • List the similarities associated with YNSA Scalp Acupuncture and other scalp acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and find treatment areas associated with the YNSA somatotope
    • Describe and point out the location of the major landmarks used to find YNSA Scalp Acupuncture points.
    • Describe and point out the location of the most commonly used YNSA Scalp Points
    • Describe and find the correct procedure and needling technique for treating YNSA Scalp Points, and begin practicing the techniques needed to use this form of acupuncture in clinical practice.

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    Acupuncture 441

    Acupuncture Techniques I: Introduction and CNT: In-depth Course in Clean Needle Technique and Handling


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    • Identify the various types of acupuncture needles
    • List the main formats for administering moxibustion
    • Set up and maintain a clean field
    • Recognize and take steps to avoid the main risks to acupuncture providers
    • Recognize and take steps to avoid the main risks to acupuncture patients

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    Acupuncture 441 - 446

    Acupuncture Techniques Group


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    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 441 through 446

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    Acupuncture 442

    Acupuncture Techniques II: Needles and Needling: Foundational Information on Acupuncture Needle Types, Sizes, and Insertion Techniques


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    • Identify the various sizes of acupuncture needles
    • Describe needle techniques to tonify and sedate acupuncture points
    • Demonstrate the common needle insertion angles
    • Compare and contrast the size of acupuncture needles with other common needles
    • Infer safe and appropriate needle depths for many common acupuncture points

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    Acupuncture 443

    Acupuncture Techniques III: Moxa and Moxibustion: Heat Therapy Using Traditional Herbal Methods


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    • Identify the various grades of moxa
    • Describe various methods for applying indirect moxa
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering indirect moxa
    • Compare and contrast direct and indirect moxibustion
    • Determine appropriate methods for administering moxibustion in specific clinical

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    Acupuncture 444

    Acupuncture Techniques IV: Electro-Acupuncture: Microcurrent Stimulation of Acupuncture Needles


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    • Identify conditions which are amenable to treatment with electro-acupuncture
    • Distinguish between invasive and non-invasive electro-acupuncture devices and administrative practices.
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering electro-acupuncture
    • Compare and contrast milliamp stimulation with microamp stimulation
    • Determine appropriate frequency and intensity settings for administering electro-acupuncture, based on clinical findings

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    Acupuncture 445

    Acupuncture Techniques V: Cupping and Gua Sha: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation Using Traditional Tools and Methods


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    • Identify conditions which are amenable to treatment with cupping and gua sha
    • Identify various types of cups and gua sha instruments
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering gua sha
    • Describe post-treatment recommendations and procedures for gua sha & cupping
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering cupping with both fire silicone cups

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    Acupuncture 446

    Acupuncture Techniques VI: Laser and TDP: Treating With Far-Infared Heat and Cold Laser


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    • Identify conditions which are amenable to treatment with Laser and TDP Lamp.
    • Identify various types and wavelengths of lasers employed in acupuncture
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering laser acupuncture
    • Describe the physical mechanisms associated with photobiology
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering TDP Lamp

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    Acupuncture 447

    Acupuncture for the Treatment of Pain I - Introduction to Pain Management with Classical Chinese Techniques


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    • Differentiate most painful conditions according to TCM theory
    • Compare and contrast pain associated with Cold, Heat, Damp, Qi, & Blood Stagnation
    • Assess local, distal and adjacent points for the treatment of pain
    • Select appropriate modalities for various painful conditions
    • Formulate meridian based treatment strategies for many painful conditions

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    Acupuncture 447 - 451

    Acupuncture for the Treatment of Pain Group


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    Acupuncture 448

    Acupuncture Treatment of Pain II - Points, Meridians, and Techniques for the Treatment of Pain


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    • Identify many primary points for the treatment of pain
    • Describe the relationships of the individual meridians within yangming, shaoyang, and taiyang classifications
    • Formulate treatment strategies based on the 6 Divisions
    • Compare and contrast yangming, shaoyang, and taiyang areas of influence
    • Choose appropriate techniques for treating trigger points

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    Acupuncture 449

    Acupuncture Treatment of Pain III - Sinew Meridians and Zonal Treatment for Pain: Specific techniques for treating pain using the Anterior, Lateral and Posterior Zones


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    • Describe the special pathways of the sinew meridians relevant to the treatment of pain
    • Identify Jing points for the treatment of pain according to main and sinew meridian pathways
    • List the points used to activate the anterior, posterior, lateral and medial  treatment zones
    • Compare and contrast posterior, lateral and medial zones as they relate to acupuncture treatment
    • Describe the procedure using zonal treatment for treating pain

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    Acupuncture 450

    Acupuncture Treatment of Pain IV - Treating Pain in the Head, Neck, Trunk and Upper Extremity: Specific Techniques for Treating Pain in the Upper Body


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    • Identify the most common painful disorders of the head and neck that can be treated effectively with acupuncture
    • Choose effective points for treating many painful disorders of the head and neck
    • Identify the most common painful disorders of the upper extremity and trunk that can be treated effectively with acupuncture
    • Choose effective points for treating many painful disorders of the upper extremity and trunk
    • Determine appropriate treatment modalities for common painful conditions of the upper body

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    Acupuncture 451

    Acupuncture Treatment of Pain V - Treating Pain in the Back and Lower Extremity: Specific Techniques for Treating Pain in the Lower Body


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    • Identify the most common painful disorders of the back and lower extremity that can be treated effectively with acupuncture
    • Choose effective points for treating many painful disorders of the back and lower extremity
    • Compare and contrast the Bladder and Gall Bladder Meridians an their influences on the lower back
    • Compare and contrast the zones and meridians associated with the back and leg
    • Choose appropriate treatment modalities for painful conditions of the back and leg

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    Acupuncture 452

    Yin and Yang: A Comprehensive Study of Yin and Yang


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    • Interpret phenomena in terms of Yin &Yang
    • Apply the theory of Yin-Yang to Chinese medicine
    • Describe the concepts of deficiency and excess of Yin & Yang
    • Identify phenomena according to the Five Elements
    • Apply the theory of Five Elements to Chinese medicine
    • Summarize the interrelationships of the Generating, Controlling, and Over-acting Cycles of the Five Elements  
    • Differentiate the origin, nature, & functions of Pre-Heaven Essences
    • Explain the functions of Qi in the body
    • Outline the relationship between Blood and Qi
    • Explain the relationship between Blood and Essence
    • Contrast and Compare Blood and Body Fluids
    • Identify the different aspects of the Mind as it is understood within Chinese medical theory

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    Acupuncture 452 - 461

    Foundations of Chinese Medicine Group


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    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture 453

    The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Study of Chinese Medical Thought


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    • Describe the functional activities of Qi and their associated physiological processes in the body
    • Explain the role of the Original Qi as the dynamic motive force for transformation
    • Analyze the interrelationship of the Essence and the Fire of the Gate of Life
    • Explain the process of the movement of Qi in the body
    • Summarize the role of the bones as one of the deepest energetic layers
    • Paraphrase how the entering and exiting of Qi from the space between the skin and  muscles regulates sweating
    • Describe how Qi enters and exits from the joints, and how this process can become interrupted
    • Explain the nature and functions of the Yin and Yang organs in general, and the essential differences between them
    • Infer how the Kidneys, as the foundation of Yin and Yang and the origin of Fire and Water in the body, impact the other Organs
    •  Give examples of how the role of the Stomach and Spleen as the “center,” impacts the body’s function
    •  Summarize the relationships between Heart and Blood
    • Outline how anger affects the Liver and how a Liver disharmony affects our moods

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    Acupuncture 454

    The Functions of the Organs: A Comprehensive Study of the Interrelationships of the Main Organs of TCM


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    • Describe the importance of the Pericardium channel in acupuncture treatment
    • Discuss the significance of the Triple Burner in the Qi mechanism
    • Match the Heart with various emotions, substances, & organs
    • Differentiate the relationships of Blood to the Heart, Liver, and Spleen
    • Recognize the various aspects of the soul, and the organs to which those aspects are most closely related
    • Give examples of how the Liver and Spleen interact in making and storing the Blood
    • Explain the significance of the descending of Lung-Qi and the ascending of Liver-Qi
    • Relate the free flow of Liver-Qi to the Spleen's function of transformation and transportation
    • Explain how a deficiency of Spleen-Qi, leading to the formation of Phlegm, affects the Lungs
    • Summarize the relationships between the Kidneys and the Spleen
    • Discuss the complexities of the relationship of Blood to Spleen, Heart and Liver
    • Distinguish the roles played by the Yin and Yang organs, in the management of fluids
    • Diagram the more significant interrelationships of the five Yin organs
    • Compare and Contrast the Extraordinary organs with the Yin & Yang organs

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    Acupuncture 455

    External Causes of Disease: A Comprehensive Study of the Endogenous and Exogenous Pathogens


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    • Explain how climatic factors can become a cause of disease
    • Assess the influence of the constitution on predisposition to health or disease
    • Compare diagnostic signs of a strong or weak constitution
    • Discuss how excessive physical work and exercise can cause disease
    • Relate the significance of poor diet and eating habits as a cause of disease
    • Summarize the importance of paying attention to a patient's constitutional type
    • Interpret clinical meaning of changes in the tissues and other parts of the body
    • Recognize the importance of the tongue as a pillar of diagnosis
    • Integrate tongue and pulse diagnosis to confirm suspected patterns and indicate the presence of patterns not evident from other signs and symptoms
    • Recognize the frequency of tiredness as a complaint in Western patients, and utilize  methods of questioning to ascertain appropriate patterns of disharmony
    • Differentiate the clinical significance of feelings of cold, heat, and fever, and their different clinical significance in exterior and interior conditions
    • Justify the importance of questioning and observing the patient's emotional state
    • Recognize the significance of asking about menstruation, leucorrhoea, pregnancy, and childbirth
    • Examine children's symptoms, in the areas of digestion, respiration, sleep and immunization

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    Acupuncture 456

    Diagnosis by Palpation: A Comprehensive Study on Palpation, Focusing on the Radial Pulse


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    • Describe the role of the radial pulse in diagnosis
    • Give examples of the problems inherent in pulse diagnosis
    • Discuss the clinical significance of the three levels of the pulse
    • List the factors to take into account when evaluating the pulse
    • Recognize signs from palpating the temperature, moisture, and texture of the skin
    • Explain how palpation of the abdomen provides valuable diagnostic information
    • Recognize the various forms taken by 'Excess of Yang' and 'Deficiency of Yang'
    • Recognize the various forms taken by 'Excess of Yin' and 'Deficiency of Yin'
    • Summarize the diagnostic significance of the sounds of breathing, cough, vomiting, hiccup, borborygmi, sighing etc.
    • Analyze the implications of ascending/descending and entering/exiting of Qi
    • Point out the significance of the smell of bodily secretions
    • Identify the Full/Empty nature of a condition, according to the presence or absence of a pathogenic factor and the strength of the body's Qi

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    Acupuncture 457

    Identification of Patterns - Heart, Pericardium and Liver: A Comprehensive Study of These Organs and Their Relationships


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    • Identify the four pathological patterns of Qi disharmony
    • Defend the importance of distention as a characteristic of Qi stagnation
    • Identify the four Blood pathology patterns
    • Distinguish between various types of Blood stasis in the Liver, Heart, Lungs, Stomach, Intestines and Uterus
    • Recognize the causes of Blood stasis
    • Identify the three types of pathological Body Fluid patterns
    • Give examples of Phlegm in Chinese medicine
    • Outline the role of the Spleen, Lungs and Kidneys in the production of Phlegm
    • Differentiate between the various Heart pathologies
    • Discuss how pathologies of the Pericardium differ from those of the Heart
    • List the general characteristics of Liver pathology
    • Differentiate between the various Liver pathologies

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    Acupuncture 458

    Identification of Patterns - Lung, Spleen, Kidney and Stomach: A Comprehensive Study of These Organs and Their Relationships


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    • Describe how exterior Wind (combined with Heat or Cold) can invade the Lung Exterior portion to cause exterior patterns
    • Discuss and differentiate the effects of Dryness and Dampness on the Lungs
    • Recognize Lung Deficiency patterns
    • Identify Lung Excess patterns
    • Differentiate Lung Phlegm patterns
    • Describe and differentiate Spleen Deficiency Patterns
    • Compare and contrast Spleen Cold-Dampness and Damp-Heat in the Spleen
    • Analyze the significance of the duality of Kidney-Yin and Kidney-Yang in Kidney pathology
    • Point out the differences and similarities associated with Yin, Yang, and Jing Deficiencies in the Kidneys
    • Outline the importance of heredity in determining the strength of a child's Kidneys
    • Apply the significance of Stomach-Qi in prognosis
    • Illustrate how Stomach-Qi manifests on tongue and pulse

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    Acupuncture 459

    Identification of Patterns - Small/Large Intestine, Gall Bladder, Bladder, Six Stages and Four Levels: A Comprehensive Study of These Organs and an Introduction to the Progression of Disease


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    • List the main functions of the Small Intestine
    • Describe the main functions of the Large Intestine
    • Summarize the role of diet in Large Intestine pathology
    • Discuss the importance of the Gall Bladder's function of storing bile
    • Relate the pathology of Gall Bladder pathology to that of the Liver
    • Outline the main Bladder function of transforming and excreting fluids
    • Explain why the Kidneys do not have Full patterns
    • Differentiate Damp-Heat in the Bladder from Damp-Cold in the Bladder
    • Give examples of symptoms of the stages of external Wind invasion
    • Identify the main clinical manifestations of the emergence of Latent Heat
    • Recognize Damp-Heat in the Gall Bladder and Liver
    • Distinguish between Bright Yang, Greater Yang, Lesser Yang, Greater Yin, Lesser Yin, and Terminal Yin patterns
    • Distinguish between Wei, Qi, Ying and Blood Level patterns

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    Acupuncture 460

    Patterns According to the Three Burners, 12 Channels and Eight Extraordinary Vessels; Shu Points and Categories of Points: A Comprehensive Study of Pattern Discrimination in TCM


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    • Identify patterns according to the Three Burners
    • Relate patterns according to the Three Burners to those of the Four Levels
    • Integrate the relationship between the channels and the organs in disease
    • List the causes of channel problems
    • Diagnose channel patterns 
    • Identify the Generating and Overacting sequence patterns
    • Relate the Qi of the channels to a flow of water
    • Explain the importance of the Transporting Points in clinical practice
    • Describe the connection between the channels and the environment
    • Summarize the dynamism of points at the end and beginning of the channels
    • Outline the significance of the regulating, balancing and integrating functions of the extraordinary vessels
    • List the different ways that opening and coupled points can be used to open the Vessels
    • Determine when to use the extraordinary vessels

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    Acupuncture 461

    The Eight Extraordinary Vessels; Principles of Treatment and Combination of Points: A Comprehensive Study on Crafting Acupuncture Treatment Strategies.


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    • Cite the clinical applications of the Governing Vessel
    • Recall the clinical applications of the Directing Vessel
    • Distinguish the five branches of the Penetrating Vessel
    • Relate the clinical applications of the Girdle Vessel
    • Give examples of the clinical applications of the Yang Stepping Vessel
    • Discuss how the Yin and Yang Stepping Vessels combine in Pathology
    • Recognize the importance of adopting the correct treatment principle
    • Point out how the Root and Manifestation relate to each other
    • Describe how a Manifestation can become a Root of further Manifestations
    • Explain the importance of tracing clinical manifestations back to their Roots
    • Summarize the importance of knowing when to tonify Qi or expel pathogenic factors
    • Recognize the importance of being aware of residual pathogenic factors
    • Compare herbal treatment and acupuncture

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    Acupuncture National Exam Prep Course

    Board Review for Those Taking the NBCE or ABCA Exam


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    • Compare and contrast Yin and Yang as they relate to Acupuncture theory, diagnosis and treatment
    • Explain the 8 Principles and apply them to Acupuncture diagnosis
    • Describe the interrelationships of the Five Elements, and explain their significance in acupuncture theory
    • Recall the daily time allotments associated with each organ and meridian according to the Horary Cycle
    • Distinguish the main functions and pathologies of the Yin organs
    • Recognize the main points in point prescriptions used to treat many common disharmonies of the organs
    • Identify the functions and pathologies associated with Qi, Jing, Blood, Shen and Fluids
    • List the 71 Meridians of acupuncture
    • Reproduce a chart of the most important acupuncture points.
    • Identify areas of further study needed by the student for successful performance on a national board exam in acupuncture.

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Addictions 101

    History of Abuse of Drugs and Alcohol/Strategies for Dealing With Addictions - One's Own and Those of One's Patients


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    • Describe the history of alcohol and drug abuse
    • Define the reasons for the impact of alcohol and drug abuse
    • Indicate the types of drug and alcohol abuses
    • Recognize substance abuse in one's practice
    • Develop strategies for dealing with our patient's and our own drug/alcohol addictions

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    AIDS 103

    Manual Therapy Interventions for People Living with HIV Disease


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    • Apply manual therapy interventions for people living with HIV disease
    • List the applicability of soft tissue mobilization, muscle energy technique, and myofacial release in the treatment of patients with HIV disease
    • Describe craniosacral therapy and lymphatic drainage techniques in the treatment of patients with HIV disease


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    AIDS 104

    Nutritional Deficiencies in AIDS Patients


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    • Identify aspects of macronutrient deficiency and progression to AIDS
    • Describe pathophysiological malnutrition in HIV Disease
    • Discuss micronutrient deficiency and progression to AIDS
    • Identify nutritional therapies in the treatment of AIDS patients


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    AIDS 105

    Bioelectromagnetic Therapies for HIV/AIDS


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    • Discuss Neuromuscular Manifestations of HIV and Electroacupuncture
    • Review the use of Acupuncture and Microcurrents in AIDS patients
    • Discuss Effects of Massage Therapy on the HIV-Exposed Newborn and Adult
    • Describe how Massage Therapy enhances immune function in adults


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    AIDS 106

    HIV Facts and Information


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    • Define HIV
    • Outline HIV epidemiology and symptoms
    • Discuss the effects of HIV on health and wellness
    • Review current facts about the HIV and AIDS epidemic both in the U.S. and worldwide


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    AIDS 107

    Information for Health Care Workers


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    • Discuss strategies for preventing HIV in the health care workplace
    • Outline universal precautions and additional precautions to prevent transmission of HIV by blood
    • Apply what to do when there has been a possible exposure to HIV infection


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    AIDS 108
    HIV and AIDS Update: Caring for A Person With HIV and AIDS

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    • Define and discuss confidentiality laws covering the medical records of HIV/AIDS patients
    • Define and discuss behavioral interventions for HIV/AIDS patients
    • Outline the screening of HIV-infected persons for HIV transmission risk


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    AIDS 109

    AIDS: Clinical Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment


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    • Assess the historical characteristics and epidemiology of HIV/AIDS
    • Describe how HIV is spread and how it may be prevented
    • Summarize the pathophysiology of HIV infection and AIDS
    • Outline the natural history, diagnosis, and stages of HIV infection
    • Illustrate the current treatment strategies for HIV infection and discuss common opportunistic infections associated with HIV


    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    AIDS 110

    HIV and Nutrition


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    • Explain the difference between HIV infection and AIDS
    • Outline the methods of transmission of HIV
    • Explain why early treatment of HIV infection is advantageous
    • Discuss the basic factors in treatment
    • Assess the individual HIV-AIDS patient for nutritional needs
    • Explain the basic nutritional guidelines for the HIV infected patient.
    • Discuss the classification of nutrients and their sources
    • List some tools that may be used to do a nutritional analysis.
    • Recognize AIDS nutritional deficient syndromes and other co morbidities
    • Suggest some food plans/food treatments for nutritional deficiencies caused by the HIV infection or other opportunistic infections.
    • Discuss  the steps to good nutritional counseling
    • Discuss some nutritional problems that may face the HIV patient and list some remedies for these issues.


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    AIDS 111
    Global Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS

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    • Identify the classification methods for the diagnosis of HIV infection
    • Describe the methods of transmission of HIV
    • Explain the global epidemiology of HIV
    • Summarize the origin and evolution of SIV and HIV
    • Outline the crossover of HIV to the human population


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    AIDS 112

    Neurological and Cardiovascular Complications of HIV Infection


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    • Describe the principal HIV-associated neurological complications
    • List the clinical features of HIV-associated dementia
    • Summarize the diagnosis and treatment of HIV neuropathy
    • Identify common cardiovascular complications in HIV patients
    • Explain the etiology of HIV-associated cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    AIDS 113
    Immune Response to HIV

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    • Outline the general concepts of the immune response to viral infection
    • Compare and contrast innate immunity versus acquired immunity
    • Describe the role of the CD4 T lymphocyte response in HIV infection
    • Explain why the immune response fails in HIV infection
    • Discuss the potential for vaccines to HIV


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    AIDS 114
    Immune Support

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    • Describe the interactions between the emotional state, nervous system function, and the immune system
    • Explain the role of life style in proper immune function
    • Summarize how vitamins and nutrients influence disease susceptibility
    • Recognize the antibacterial, antiviral, and immunostimulatory effects of certain botanicals

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    AIDS 115

    HIV AIDS: Principles and Practice


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    • Summarize the biology and transmission of HIV/AIDS
    • Describe the clinical and serological progression of HIV/AIDS
    • Outline the diagnosis and follow up monitoring for HIV/AIDS
    • Produce a synopsis of the medical management of HIV/AIDS
    • Identify the 5 classes of HAART medications and their mechanism of action
    • Recognize the interactions of vitamins and nutrients with the various classes of HIV medications
    • Identify therapies to address constitutional symptoms, medication side effects, and symptoms of immunosuppression
    • List homeopathic and botanicals that have demonstrated effectiveness in treating HIV

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Anatomy 101

    Anterior Cervical Musculature


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    • Dissect and identify musculature of the anterior cervical spine.
    • Identify and learn the origin and insertion of specific musculature of the anterior cervical spine.
    • Describe the innervation of specific anterior cervical musculature.
    • Learn the anatomic relationship of anterior cervical spine musculature to other structures.

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 101 - 112
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    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 102

    Musculature of the Shoulder


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    • To dissect and identify musculature of the shoulder
    • Identify and learn the origin and insertion of specific musculature of the shoulder
    • Construct a list of differential diagnoses for Clinical Shoulder Pathologies
    • Learn the anatomic relationship of shoulder to other structures and correlate them to an MRI

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 103

    Bones and Joints of the Hand


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    • Locate and identify the various bones that make up the hand
    • Identify bony landmarks and the parts of the bones that make up the hand
    • Identify various joint structures within the hand
    • View the anatomic relationship of the bones of the hand to other bony and soft tissue structures

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 104

    Musculature of the Hip


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    • Dissect and identify musculature, nerve and vascular aspects of the hip
    • Identify and learn the origin and insertion of specific musculature of the hip
    • Describe the innervation of specific hip musculature.
    • Learn the anatomic relationship of hip musculature to other structures and their relationships on the MRI

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 105

    Anatomy of the Elbow


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    • Locate skeletal structures and landmarks of the elbow joint.
    • Identify ligamentous and neurovascular anatomy of the elbow complex.
    • Name the origin, insertion and innervation of musculature around the elbow.
    • Assess the relationship of bony and soft tissue structures around the elbow.

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 106

    Osteology, Ligaments, and Prime Movers of the Shoulder


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the humerus
    • Locate attachments of prime movers of the shoulder joint
    • Identify ligaments of the shoulder joint
    • Identify bursae of the shoulder joint
    • Recognize pathologies associated with shoulder joint anatomy

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 107

    Neurovascular Structures of the Shoulder


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    • Locate and identify major nerve structures of the shoulder area
    • Locate and identify arteries of the shoulder area
    • Locate and identify veins of the shoulder area
    • Locate and identify lymphatics of the shoulder area

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 108

    Osteology of the Anterior Aspect of the Knee


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the tibia
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the patella
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the fibula
    • Correlate bony landmarks of the knee with clinical conditions that affect them

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 109

    Muscle Attachment Sites of the Knee


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    • Identify attachment sites of muscles around the knee joint
    • Identify attachment sites of ligaments of the knee joint
    • Identify attachment sites of cartilage of the knee joint
    • Correlate the clinical aspects of the structures identified in this course

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 110

    Ligaments and Menisci of Knee


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    • Identify the ligaments that support the knee joint
    • Identify the cartilaginous structures of the knee
    • Correlate clinical conditions of identified knee structures with the anatomy studied
    • Compare and contrast MRI images with the dissection images of the knee

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    Anatomy 111

    Neurovascular Structures of the Knee


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    • Locate and identify arteries which supply the area around the knee
    • Locate and identify nerves which supply the area around the knee
    • Locate and identify veins which drain the area around the knee
    • Outline the anatomical course followed by the neurovascular structures as they pass through the area of the knee

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    Anatomy 112

    Muscles of the Knee


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    • Locate and identify the muscles act on the knee joint
    • Identify origins and insertions of muscles that act on the knee joint
    • Recognize the peripheral nerves which supply the muscles that act on the knee joint
    • Correlate clinical conditions of the muscles that act on the knee joint with their anatomy

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    Anatomy 113

    Osteology of Anterior Aspect of Foot and Ankle


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the tibia
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the fibula
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the tarsals
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the metatarsals and phalanges

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    Anatomy 113 - 124
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    Anatomy 114

    Ligaments of the Ankle and Foot


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    • Identify the ligaments of the ankle and foot
    • Identify the attachment sites of the ligaments of the ankle and foot
    • Describe the structures supported by the ligaments of the ankle and foot
    • Correlate the anatomy with clinical conditions of the ligaments of the ankle and foot

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    Anatomy 115

    Muscles of the Foot and Ankle


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    • Identify muscles of the foot and ankle
    • Locate origin and insertions of the muscles of the foot and ankle
    • Identify the nerve supply of the muscles of the foot and ankle
    • Correlate clinical conditions with the anatomy of the muscles of the foot and ankle

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    Anatomy 116

    Neurovascular Structures of the Foot and Ankle


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    • Locate and identify arteries which supply the ankle and foot
    • Locate and identify nerves which supply the ankle and foot
    • Locate and identify veins which drain the ankle and foot
    • Outline the anatomical course followed by the neurovascular structures as they pass through the area of the ankle and foot
    • Correlate clinical conditions of neurovascular structures of the ankle and foot with the anatomy

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    Anatomy 117

    Osteology of the Pelvis


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the sacrum and coccyx
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the ischium
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the ilium
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the pubis
    • Correlate bony landmarks of the pelvis with clinical conditions that affect them

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    Anatomy 118

    Ligaments and Deep Muscles of the Pelvis


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    • Identify ligaments of the pelvis
    • Correlate anatomical relationships of the ligaments of the pelvis
    • Identify deep muscles of the pelvis
    • Locate origin and insertions of the deep muscles of the pelvis
    • Identify the nerve supply and actions of the deep muscles of the pelvis

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    Anatomy 119

    Neurological Structures of the Pelvis


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    • Identify nerve structures of the pelvis
    • Locate the anatomical course of the nerves of the pelvis
    • Identify structures supplied by nerves of the pelvis
    • Identify nerve root levels that supply the peripheral nerves of the pelvis

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    Anatomy 120

    Vascular Structures of the Pelvis


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    • Identify the arteries and veins of the pelvis
    • Locate the anatomical course of arteries and veins of the pelvis
    • Describe the anatomical areas supplied by the arteries of the pelvis
    • Describe the anatomical areas drained by the veins of the pelvis

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    Anatomy 121

    Osteology of Lumbar Spine


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of a typical lumbar vertebra
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of an atypical lumbar vertebra
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the sacrum
    • Identify bony attachment sites of selected muscles and ligaments of the lumbar spine

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    Anatomy 122

    Ligaments and Deep Muscles of Lumbar Spine


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    • Identify ligaments of the lumbar spine
    • Correlate anatomical relationships of the ligaments of the lumbar spine
    • Identify deep muscles of the lumbar spine
    • Locate origin and insertions of the deep muscles of the lumbar spine
    • Identify the nerve supply and actions of the deep muscles of the lumbar spine

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    Anatomy 123

    Muscles of the Posterior Vertebral Column


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    • Identify the muscles of the posterior vertebral column
    • Locate the attachments of the muscles of the posterior vertebral column
    • Describe the actions of the muscles of the posterior vertebral column
    • Identify the nerve supply of the muscles of the posterior vertebral column.

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    Anatomy 124

    Anatomy of the Brainstem and Spinal Cord


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    • Identify neural structures of the brain stem and spinal cord
    • Identify structures of the meninges
    • Describe the function of the structures of the brain stem and spinal cord
    • Describe anatomical relationships between structures of the brain stem, spinal cord and meninges

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    Anatomy 125

    Cross Sectional Anatomy and Vascular Supply of Spinal Cord


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    • Locate and identify anatomical structures of the spinal cord
    • Locate and identify the columns and tracts of the spinal cord
    • Describe the functions of the columns and tracts of the spinal cord
    • Locate and identify the vascular structures that supply the spinal cord

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    Anatomy 125 - 136
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    Anatomy 126

    Anatomical Considerations of the Lumbar Plexus


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    • Locate and identify the rami, anterior and posterior divisions of the lumbar plexus
    • Locate and identify the peripheral nerves that arise from the lumbar plexus
    • Recognize anatomical landmarks that surround the lumbar plexus
    • Identify the structures supplied by the nerves of the lumbar plexus

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    Anatomy 127

    Osteology of the Cranium


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    • Locate and identify the bones of the cranium
    • Identify anatomical landmarks on the bones of the cranium
    • Identify the sutures of the cranium
    • Describe the structures passing through the foramina of the cranium

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    Anatomy 128

    Deep Muscles of Cranium and Pharynx


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    • Locate and identify the extraoccular muscles
    • Locate and identify deep muscles of the face and pharynx
    • Describe nerve the supply of muscles identified
    • Describe the actions of the muscles identified

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    Anatomy 129

    Intermediate Muscles of Cranium and Pharynx


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    • Locate and identify intermediate muscles of the face and pharynx
    • Describe nerve the supply of muscles identified
    • Describe the actions of the muscles identified
    • Locate origins and insertions of the muscles identified

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    Anatomy 130

    Superficial Muscles of Cranium and Pharynx


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    • Locate and identify superficial muscles of the face and pharynx
    • Describe nerve the supply of muscles identified
    • Describe the actions of the muscles identified
    • Locate origins and insertions of the muscles identified

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    Anatomy 131

    Neurovascular Structures of Face and Head


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    • Identify the arteries that supply the face and head
    • Identify the nerves that supply the face and head
    • Describe the structures innervated by the nerves of face and head
    • Identify the veins that drain the face and head

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    Anatomy 132

    Structures of Orbit and Eye


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    • Locate identify muscles of the eye and orbit
    • Locate and identify blood vessels of the eye and orbit
    • Locate and identify connective tissue structures of the orbit
    • Describe location and innervation of the lacrimal glands

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    Anatomy 133

    Structures of the Orbit: A Superior Axial View


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    • Locate the major anatomical landmarks of the orbit
    • Describe anatomical relationships between structures of the orbit
    • Correlate functions of the structures of the orbit with the anatomy
    • Identify the nerves, muscles and blood vessels of the orbit

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    Anatomy 134

    Internal Structures of the Eyeball


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    • Identify the structures of the interior structures of the eyeball
    • Explain the function of the interior structures of the eyeball
    • Correlate anatomical relationships between interior structures of the eyeball
    • Explain the actions of the extraoccular muscles

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    Anatomy 135

    Anatomy of the Ear


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks of the ossicles of the ear
    • Locate and identify the organs of hearing in the ear
    • Explain the transmission of sound in the ear
    • Locate and identify the organs of balance in the ear

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    Anatomy 136

    Anatomical Considerations of the TMJ


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the temporomandibular joints
    • Locate and identify the soft tissue structures of the temporomandibular joint
    • Correlate specific muscles with the possible movements of the temporomandibular joint
    • Locate attachment sites of the structures of the temporomandibular joint

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    Anatomy 225

    Trigger Point Therapy: Neck


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the neck
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the trigger points of the neck
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point of the neck
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the neck
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the neck

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    Anatomy 225 - 230
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    Anatomy 226

    Trigger Point Therapy: Muscles of Mastication


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of mastication
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the trigger points of the muscles of mastication
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point of the muscles of mastication
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of mastication
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of mastication

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    Anatomy 227

    Trigger Point Therapy: Upper Limb 1


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles connecting the shoulder to the torso
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles connecting the shoulder to the torso
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles connecting the shoulder to the torso
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 228

    Trigger Point Therapy: Upper Limb 2


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the shoulder and arm
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the shoulder and arm
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the shoulder and arm
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the shoulder and arm
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 229

    Trigger Point Therapy: Upper Limb 3


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the Forearm and hand
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the forearm and hand
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the forearm and hand
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the forearm and hand
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 230

    Trigger Point Therapy: Trunk


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the abdominal wall and back
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the trunk
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the abdominal wall and back
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the trunk
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 231

    Trigger Point Therapy: Lower Limb 1


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    • Identify the trigger points for selected muscles in the posterior and medial compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the hip and thigh
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles in the posterior and medial compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles in the posterior and medial compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 231b

    Trigger Point Therapy: Lower Limb 2


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    • Identify the trigger points for selected muscles in the gluteal region and the anterior and lateral compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the hip and thigh
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles in the gluteal region and the anterior and lateral compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles in the gluteal region and the anterior and lateral compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 232

    Trigger Point Therapy: Lower Limb 3


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the leg
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the leg
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the leg
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the leg
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 233

    Trigger Point Therapy: Lower Limb 4


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the foot
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the foot
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the foot
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the foot
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anti Aging Certificate Program
    12.0

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    • Explain basic concepts of health
    • Identify the health spectrum
    • Recognize the various facts associated with aging
    • Determine the difference between sickly aging and normal aging
    • Recognize the various theories of aging
    • Recognize the most common theory of aging
    • Determine the risks associated with being sedentary
    • Identify the effect of exercise on the cardiovascular system
    • Describe how exercise affects cholesterol and cancer
    • Examine the various components of an exercise program
    • Identify which exercises are best for health and longevity
    • Recognize the relationship between exercise and antioxidants
    • Recognize basic concepts of stress
    • Establish how stress and other emotions can cause disease and ill health
    • Determine the relationship between nutrition and stress
    • Differentiate the relationship between various stress reducing techniques
    • Identify how social relationships, religion and prayer can affect health and aging
    • Recognize the negative and positive factors from consuming alcohol
    • Recognize how alcohol affects nutrition
    • Identify how smoking affects health
    • Identify the relationship between nutrition and smoking
    • Recognize the relationship between second hand smoke and nutrition
    • Identify various smoking cessation techniques
    • Identify the role of antioxidants and free radicals
    • Examine the relationship between antioxidants and heart disease
    • Determine the relationship between diet, cancer, and the environment
    • Identify various antioxidants that can affect cancer
    • Describe how caloric restriction affects longevity
    • Explore basic concepts of weight control and obesity
    • Recognize how obesity affects overall health and promotes disease
    • Identify various dietary patterns and habits
    • Determine how diet patterns affect health and promote disease
    • Explore the typical American diet pattern
    • Review the vegetarian diet pattern
    • Analyze the Mediterranean diet pattern and its components
    • Identify why fruits and vegetables are anti-aging foods
    • Determine how fruits and vegetables offer health benefits
    • Select what components of fish have positive effects on health
    • Recognize how fish affects cardiovascular disease and cancer
    • Identify how garlic affects health and inhibits disease
    • Demonstrate the role grains have in health and longevity
    • Explain the basics of fiber and how it can affect health and disease
    • Identify how nuts can positively affect health and decrease disease
    • Recognize how legumes and soy can affect heart disease
    • Relate how legumes and soy can affect cancer
    • Recognize the beneficial components of yogurt
    • Identify how yogurt can affect the immune system
    • Define what prebiotics are and how they affect health
    • Describe how chocolate can promote health and longevity
    • Explore how tea can positively affect health and decrease disease risk
    • Identify what the beneficial components of wine are
    • Determine the how and when of wine consumption
    • Explain basic concepts of water and signs of dehydration
    • List how water affects disease and promotes health
    • Identify who is susceptible to nutrient deficiencies
    • Determine the relationship between a daily multiple vitamin and health
    • Analyze how growth hormone can promote health and possibly slow aging
    • Explain the risk versus benefit of using testosterone and melatonin
    • Recognize the role of DHEA and DHEA-S on health and longevity
    • Identify the main concepts of an anti-aging strategy

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    Athletic TIPS Certification Seminar
    Musculoskeletal Injuries, Nutrition, Dehydration and Concussion

    8.0

    $199.00 USD

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    Musculoskeletal

    • Explain the causes behind Musculoskeletal Injuries
    • Compare the minimum/maximum times during the Acute, Repair, and Remodeling Phase of Recovery
    • Summarize protocols for acute inflammation
    • Demonstrate a Kinetic Chain Assessment
    • Explain why indirect cause of injury can be as disabling due to tissue overuse and overload
    • Contrast and compare male vs female most common extremity injuries
    • Contrast the differences between high school, collegiate, and professional athletic injuries
    • Summarize how gold-standard management drives lower injury rates and duration

    Nutrition

    • Develop components of a typical healthy meal plan for athletes
    • Differentiate between healthy and unhealthy food choices in each category of FAT, CHO, PRO
    • Identify problem foods specific to the individual athlete
    • Explain CHO loading and examples of high glycemic index foods
    • Describe meal plan for post-exercise "window of recovery"
    • Describe benefits and sources of branched chain amino acids for athletic recovery
    • Explain purpose of omega 3 fatty acids during recovery phase of athletic activity
    • Define components of female athlete triad
    • List vitamins and minerals required to rebuild bone health in female athlete triad
    • Name ergogenic nutrients acceptable to the World Anti-Doping Agency

    Dehydration

    • Explain difference between dehydration and hyponatremia
    • Recognize early or acute signs and symptoms of dehydration and hyponatremia
    • Discuss benefits of each method of determining hydration status
    • Demonstrate treatment intervention for heat cramps
    • Compare energy drink to sports drink

    Concussion

    • Define and recognize brain concussion, second impact syndrome, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
    • Describe frequency of sports concussion and common duration of signs and symptoms.
    • Describe all possible results of head trauma, including second impact syndrome, intracranial hematoma, skull fracture, brain contusion, cervical injury (both mild and dangerous)
    • Differentiate and rule out dangerous results from head trauma.
    • Demonstrate proper exam procedures following head trauma on field.
    • Demonstrate proper exam procedures to clear the cervical spine on field.
    • Perform the SCAT 3 exam and describe how it is to be used both on field and in the office.
    • Describe how and why one performs serial exams after head trauma on field.
    • Describe return to play protocols for concussed athletes.
    • Describe prevention procedures for sports concussion.

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    Biomechanics 201

    Introduction to Gait: Pedographs and Gait Analysis


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    • Explain the phases of human walking gait
    • Discuss the biomechanical events associated with stance phase of gait
    • Discuss the biomechanical events associated with swing phase of gait
    • Explain biomechanically what is happening during each phase of gait in the foot, ankle, knee and hip
    • Discuss the 3 rockers of the foot and how they apply to the gait cycle
    • Understand the calcaneocuboid locking mechanism and defend it's importance in the stance phase of gait
    • Summarize the ranges of motion of the foot, ankle, knee and hip and their importance in normal gait
    • Explain how stance phase abnormalities would impact the gait cycle
    • Demonstrate competency in obtaining a reproducible Pedograph print
    • Interpret rearfoot, midfoot and forefoot mechanics as seen on a pedograph print
    • Identify and interpret problem areas in a pedograph print
    • Identify stance phase abnormalities on a Pedograph print
    • Extrapolate pathomechanics which would occur rostrally in the kinetic chain during pathomechanics occurring in the gait cycle
    • Evaluate the impact of gait abnormalities on human locomotion

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    Biomechanics 201 - 216
    21.0

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    Biomechanics 202

    Foot Function and the Effects on the Core and Body Dynamics


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    • Describe how the motor and sensory homunculus relate to the foot and are integral to training and rehabilitation
    • Discuss the 3 rockers of the foot
    • Give examples of problems that result from a loss of the 3 rockers of the foot
    • Explain the concept of pelvis neutrality and its effect on training
    • Describe and examine the tripod of the foot
    • Breakdown most movement into 2 basic rules or tenets
    • Give examples of the problems which can arise if the 2 basic rules or tenets of movement are not followed
    • Discuss the clinical consequences of loss of the medial and lateral tripods of the foot

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    Biomechanics 203

    Gait Analysis: Normal and Abnormal Gait and Factors Affecting Them


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    • Discuss the normal walking gait cycle
    • Apply the biomechanics of the pelvis and lower kinetic chain during walking to clinical practice
    • Predict and discuss problems and clinical strategies that can arise from altered lower extremity biomechanics
    • Apply visual analysis skills
    • Evaluate case studies in gait analysis
    • Clinically apply solutions for gait abnormalities

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    Biomechanics 204

    Shoe Selection and the Effect and Impact on Gait


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    • Describe and identify how the parts of a running shoe affect running biomechanics
    • Compare and contrast different shoe constructions to the biomechanical needs of an individual
    • Determine the appropriate last shape for different foot types
    • Discuss the biomechanical consequences of improper vs. proper selection of last types
    • Predict which features in a shoe are necessary to correct faulty gait patterns

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    Biomechanics 205

    Barefoot Running and Gait: What You Need To Know


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    • Explore barefoot running from a position of biomechanical efficiency
    • Contrast the differences in shod vs unshod running
    • Predict problems that can arise from shod and barefoot running
    • Apply visual analysis skills to barefoot running technique
    • Describe how to introduce barefoot running to your patient population

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    Biomechanics 206

    A Case Study in Gait Analysis


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    • Discuss the salient points of conducting a visual gait analysis
    • Review the gait cycle and associated kinetics and kinematics
    • Discuss step length, stride length and how they are affected in a case of a person with posterior compartment weakness
    • Review the biomechanics associated with heel rise
    • Propose rehabilitation strategies for specific cases that were reviewed

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    Biomechanics 207

    A Case Study in Gait Analysis: Focus on Torsions and Versions


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    • 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

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    Biomechanics 208

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Challenges to the Knee During Gait


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    • 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

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    Biomechanics 209

    Focus on the Hip


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

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    Biomechanics 210

    Running vs. Walking - Key Differences in Gait Analysis


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    • Review the walking gait cycle
    • Review the running gait cycle
    • Identify the key differences between walking and running gait
    • Review the kinematics and kinetic differences between walking and running gait
    • View case studies involving different walking and running gait styles
    • Predict pathomechanics that may arise from gait abnormalities presented

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    Biomechanics 211

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on the Short Leg


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    • 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

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    Biomechanics 211 - 222
    12.0

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    Biomechanics 212

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: The Rearfoot


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    • Review fore foot to rearfoot relationships
    • Review the different rear foot types
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of rear foot function during the gait cycle
    • View and discuss case studies involving different rear foot types
    • Predict pathomechanics that will arise from gait abnormalities presented
    • Propose remedies for the gait abnormalities seen

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    Biomechanics 213

    A Closer Look at Gait Analysis


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    • Breakdown the gait cycle into its component parts
    • Recognize some less common gait abnormalities seen in gait analysis
    • Assess actions of the lower kinetic chain during gait
    • Predict pathomechanics that will arise from gait abnormalities presented

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    Biomechanics 214

    A Closer Look at Foot Types


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    • Review how to determine foot type
    • Describe and identify the five common foot types
    • Explain how foot type effects gait biomechanics
    • Compare and contrast different clinical examples of each foot type
    • Discuss some treatments that can be utilized when a client presents with a particular foot type

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    Biomechanics 215

    Pedograph Use and Interpretation


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    • Briefly describe the history of the pedograph
    • Compare pedographs with other technologies available for foot imprinting
    • Explain how to obtain a reproducible pedograph
    • Discuss pedograph interpretation and what it means clinically

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    Biomechanics 216

    Focus on The Forefoot


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

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    Biomechanics 217
    The Problematic Crossover Gait

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    • Define the crossover gait
    • Visually identify the crossover gait
    • Explain the biomechanical elements of the crossover gait
    • Analyze the cross over gait
    • Give examples of the cross over gait
    • Integrate your knowledge of the cross over gait to formulate an appropriate treatment plan
    • Outline some common exercises for cross over gait remediation

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    Biomechanics 218

    A Closer Look at Arm Swing in Gait


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    • Examine how arm swing correlates and integrates with the gait cycle
    • Visually identify arm swing
    • Explain the biomechanical elements of arm swing
    • Analyze arm swing
    • Give examples of normal and abnormal arm swing
    • Integrate your knowledge of arm swing to formulate an appropriate treatment plan

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    Biomechanics 219

    The Biomechanics of Running Relative to Shoe Choice


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    • Define minimal vs. neutral vs. guidance vs. motion control shoes
    • Contrast minimal vs. neutral vs. guidance vs. motion control shoes
    • Discuss current shoe trends
    • Discuss ramp delta and its implications in shoes and shoe fit

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    Biomechanics 220

    Common Cycling Injuries Related to Bike Fit


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    • Review the injuries associated with an improperly fitting bike frame and how to properly size a frame to a person
    • Discuss how cleat position can lead to biomechanical problems and injuries related to power loss.
    • Demonstrate how to properly place cleats on shoes to avoid injury and increase power transfer
    • Discuss injuries that stem from inappropriate seat height, saddle for and aft position and handlebar reach and explain how to determine appropriate seat height, fore and aft saddle position and handlebar reach.

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    Biomechanics 221

    Static Assessment and the Glass Pedograph


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    • Review static postural foot assessment as it relates to a case study
    • Describe muscular compensations that may occur as the result leg length differences
    • Compare muscular action vectors and their changes with aberrant foot mechanics
    • Discuss the concept of flexor dominance and how it relates to the long flexors of the toes

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    Biomechanics 222

    Advanced Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on Neurological Disorders


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    • Discuss the gait cycle and gait cycle biomechanics
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy etiologies
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy gait abnormalities
    • Propose rehabilitation strategies for abnormalities commonly seen in many neurological disorders

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    Biomechanics 223

    New Case Studies of Fixed Leg Length Discrepancies and the Compounding Biomechanical Compensations that Produce Pain


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    • Review the anatomical and functional causes of  leg length discrepancies
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of leg length discrepancies during the gait cycle.
    • View and discuss several new case studies looking at anatomical leg length discrepancies and the impact of compensations to accommodate the fixed changes. 
    • Discuss examination procedures to facilitate understanding of the pathomechanics resulting from a leg length discrepancy. 
    • Propose intrinsic and extrinsic remedies for the gait abnormalities seen.

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    Biomechanics 224

    How to Address Common Problems Associated With Prescribing Orthotics


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    • Provide an overview of orthotic therapy
    • Review orthotic casting processes and contrast differences and potential pitfalls in them
    • Discuss common problems arising from orthotic prescription (blisters, pain during use, pressure spots, etc)
    • Propose mechanisms for why problems occur biomechanically
    • Present remedies for common problems that arise

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    Biomechanics 225

    Current Concepts in Gait and Rehabilitation


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    • Discuss retraining CNS sensory and motor patterns
    • Present several key concepts in visual gait analysis
    • Introduce lesser known anatomical points of interest in the sacroiliac joint
    • Discuss some rehabilitation strategies for the sacroiliac joint

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    Biomechanics 226

    Gait Analysis


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    • Discuss the ideal kinetics and kinematics of the walking gait cycle
    • Present the normal lower extremity parameters/ontogeny surrounding the requisites for gait
    • Explore the impact of lower extremity torsions on foot progression angle
    • Highlight the differences between tibial and femoral leg length discrepancies
    • View video examples of different aspects of gait

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    Boundary Training 101
    Gender Roles and Traits

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    • Discuss the concept of Gender as it relates to society, language and culture
    • Identify Gender roles in Western Society
    • Recognize innate gender traits in males and females
    • Summarize socially imposed gender traits


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    Boundary Training 101 - 112
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    Boundary Training 102
    Gender, Power and the Doctor Patient Relationship

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    • Identify aspects of male and female psychological development
    • Relate basic concepts of Gender and Power
    • List female and male leadership factors
    • Discuss gender and the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Identify the ways which gender affects the Doctor/Patient relationship


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    Boundary Training 103
    Sexuality and the Doctor Patient Relationship

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    • Describe what accounts for the differences, in practice style and patient care, between males and females healthcare providers
    • Define differing sexualities in western culture
    • Review sexuality as it relates to the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Identify misconceptions in personal definitions of male, female, power and sexuality
    • Recognize when Power is misused and becomes a threat


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    Boundary Training 104

    Touch and the Doctor Patient Relationship


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    • Define Touch as it relates to perception, gender and culture
    • Discuss the giving up of power as it relates to patients and touch
    • Recognize the perception, intention, and uses of touch
    • Perform an analysis of individual conceptions of gender and sexuality


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    Boundary Training 105
    Practical Applications Gender, Sexuality, Touch; Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

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    • Perform an exercise to identify personal concepts of touch
    • Create practical applications for healthcare practitioners with regard to gender, touch, and sexuality
    • Define sexual misconduct
    • Recognize the difference between sexual misconduct and sexual harassment
    • Critique different models of misconduct


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    Boundary Training 106
    Examples and Common Fears About Sexual Misconduct; Caring for the Abused Patient

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    • Describe how misconduct occurs
    • Distinguish between different types of offenders
    • Give examples of case studies in sexual misconduct
    • Identify common fears and misconceptions of sexual misconduct
    • Specify important concepts of treated a patient who has a history of abuse


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    Boundary Training 107

    Consent, Power Issues, Adherence vs.Compliance, Risk Levels One Faces as A Healthcare Provider


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    • Define professional boundaries and relate the issue of consent
    • Describe the three types of power, the three patterns of power, and how power is used
    • Discuss the differences between adherence vs. compliance and transference vs. countertransference
    • Identify anatomical risk levels for touch


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    Boundary Training 108
    Safe Touch Guidelines and Strategies For Safe Touching

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    • Develop safe touch guidelines
    • Create a set of office based interventions and patient based interventions in the development of safe practice strategies
    • Define educational interventions for safe practice strategies
    • Define the basics of the supervision for a safe practice strategy


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    Boundary Training 109
    Safe Practice Analysis; Risk Factor Analysis - Self Assessments

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    • Develop and outline for safe practice analysis
    • Perform a risk factor analysis
    • Execute a healthcare provider questionnaire
    • Create a staff evaluation to implement at the office


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 110
    Buddy and Supervisor Evaluations

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    • Develop and implement a buddy/supervisor evaluation of the healthcare provider and staff
    • Develop and implement a patient evaluation of the healthcare provider and staff
    • Create a system of analysis for the buddy/supervisor, healthcare provider, staff and patient evaluations


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 111

    Making Necessary Changes in One's Office/Practice; Diffusing Attractions


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    • Develop a plan for change based on the risk factor analysis (RFA) and practice evaluation questionnaires
    • Identify areas of improvement for touch, consent, communication and respect
    • Address concerns raised by staff and patients
    • Discuss ways to defuse attraction


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 112
    Dealing with Attractions; Creating A Safe Practice

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    • Develop guidelines of dealing with a patient who is attracted to you
    • Develop guidelines of dealing with feeling an attraction
    • Discuss the six factors for a safe practice
    • Describe the new partnership between healthcare providers and patients


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 113

    Issues of Sexual Misconduct and Gender Sensitivity


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    • Define and discuss professional boundaries
    • Define and discuss sexual misconduct
    • Sensitize The D.C. To Issues Relating to Sexual Interaction With The Patient
    • Discuss the problem of sexual misconduct, either real or perceived
    • Define and discuss specific examination procedures
    • Provide methods for recording examinations and incidents
    • Discuss case of alleged sexual misconduct
    • Discuss strategies to avoid misunderstandings that may lead to charges of sexual misconduct

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Boundary Training 114

    Boundary Issues Faced with People with Disabilities


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    • Outline seven themes to remember when working with people with disabilities
    • Assess the culture and special needs of different disabilities
    • Explain how to approach a person with a disability
    • Describe people's mobility issues
    • Explain how people who are deaf communicate
    • Describe how to build trust when working with people who have disabilities
    • List the principles of hand shake, seating etiquette and other practical skills


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    Boundary Training 115
    Professional Relatedness Built on Respect

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    • Describe how trust and trustworthiness give shape to the idea of respect between patient and health professional
    • Assess the roles of competence and reassurance in strengthening the necessary connections between you and the patient
    • Explain the phenomena of transference and countertransference in the health professional and patient relationship
    • Contrast courteous behaviors with casualness and how each is perceived by the patient to bridge the gap of estrangement between you when you fi rst meet and as the relationship develops
    • Give some examples of what it means to focus on caring behaviors
    • Distinguish contractual characteristics of the health professional and patient relationship from covenantal characteristics and evaluate the role of each


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    Boundary Training 116

    Professional Boundaries Guided by Respect


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    • Describe why the idea of professional boundaries is relevant to respect
    • Distinguish a respectful, professional approach from one based on objectivity and efficiency alone
    • Identify and discuss appropriate physical boundaries in relation to unconsented touching, sexual touching, and sexual contact
    • Describe three types of situations in which maintaining emotional boundaries are crucial to avoiding enmeshment
    • Identify clues that may alert you that your sympathy is becoming pity
    • Define overidentifcation and its negative effects
    • Describe what it means to care too much
    • List some ways that honoring professional boundaries serves the positive goals of the health professional and patient relationship


    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Boundary Training 117
    Professional Boundaries in the Disbility Commnity

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    • Recognize disability in your practice.  Today one in five Americans has a disability and this percent will continue to increase because of medical advances and the aging of our population.
    • Become familiar with the range of disabilities including those involving mobility, hearing, speech, vision as well as the wide range of non-apparent disabilities.
    • Integrate the course's Seven Themes for Setting Appropriate Boundaries with the Disability Community into your everyday practice.
    • Avoid limiting beliefs about what people with disability can or cannot do.  Today people with disability have access to technological and other adaptive techniques that make full inclusion possible.
    • Gain disability competence through skillful navigation of physical boundaries as well as psychological, emotional and social boundaries.


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    Boundary Training 118
    Culture and Needs of Different Disabilities the Journey Toward Inclusion: Language, Law, Technology Medicine

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    • Appreciate how your patients with disability have learned to adapt so you can work with their adaptive techniques and compensatory skills.
    • Integrate do’s and don’ts about how to respond to specific disabilities.
    • Surface – and learn to overcome – your hidden prejudices and stereotypes.
    • Recognize how non-apparent disabilities can impact effective communication, compliance and other important health care outcomes.
    • Familiarize yourself with legislative and technological breakthroughs that can support your patients during healing and recovery.


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    Boundary Training 119

    Inclusive Employment in the Growing Health Care Sector Creating an Inclusive Environment Anxiety, Pity and Other Uncomfortable Feelings


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    • Recognize the barriers that people with disability face in securing employment and aim to dismantle those barriers whenever you can.
    • Become familiar with specific workplace accommodations for employees with disability.  These can be easy to execute and inexpensive.
    • Commit to making your own workplace more inclusive by adopting simple changes to aid employees as well as patients.
    • Accept your own uncomfortable feelings about disability in order to move beyond their grip.


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    Breathing Essentials 201

    Mechanics of the Region: Biomechanics of the Cervical, Thoracic/Thorax and Shoulder Girdle


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    • 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 at T9.
    • Describe the differences in motion of the mobile segments between T3 -T7 with side flexion occurring first in the Thoracic spine.


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

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    Breathing Essentials 201 - 207
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    Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

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    Breathing Essentials 202

    Function of Respiration


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    • Describe the physiology of breathing and how altered pH can affect the body.
    • Describe two functions of the diaphragm.
    • Identify limited chest expansion and Bradcliff angles and ski jumps
    • Identify limited lateral costal breathing and how to facilitate normal lateral costal breathing


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

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    Breathing Essentials 203

    Altered Breathing Patterns and Their Consequences


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    • 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.
    • Describe suboptimal breathing patterns and their effect on the cervical spine and chronic pain.


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

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    Breathing Essentials 204

    Sleep Apnea


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    • 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.


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

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    Breathing Essentials 205

    Athletic Performance


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    • 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.


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

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    Breathing Essentials 206

    Diaphragm in Critical Care


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    • Describe the anatomical structure of the diaphragm including innervation and blood supply.
    • List four causes that may damage the innervation to the diaphragm and effect normal function.
    • Describe the factors involved in Intensive Care Unit Acquired Weakness.
    • Be able to describe the pros and cons of early mobilization in the ICU.


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

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    Breathing Essentials 207

    Breathing Retraining Theories


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    • 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

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201

    The Five Common Neurological Complaints of Pregnancy


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    • Outline the most commonly encountered neurological complaints of pregnancy that a D.C. might encounter in practice
    • Differentiate between similar complaints to establish best course of care
    • Modify normal practices, techniques and methods to accommodate for the biomechanical changes of the pregnancy patient
    • Integrate other palliative therapies to relieve these complaints
    • Analyze and adjust according to the complaint and concomitant exam findings

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201 - 207
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    Course Group includes all Chiropractic and Pregnancy Courses numbered 201 thru 207

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 202

    Case Management of Common Pregnancy Related Complaints


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    • Outline eight commonly encountered complaints of pregnancy that a DC might encounter in practice
    • Differentiate between similar complaints to establish best course of care
    • Understand the various causes of each complaint and how to address these causes
    • Integrate other palliative therapies to relieve these complaints
    • Analyze and adjust according to the complaint and concomitant exam findings

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 203

    Herbs and Homeopathy During Pregnancy


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    • Outline the most common herbal and homeopathic remedies that may be useful to a DC who cares for pregnant patients
    • Differentiate between helpful remedies and those contraindicated for use during pregnancy
    • How and when to successfully integrate these palliative therapies to relieve common complaints of pregnancy
    • Recognize the basics of homeopathy, why and how it works, how to administer remedies and proper use and storage of remedies
    • Generalize the use and need for these remedies to accommodate the special needs and concerns of the pregnancy patient

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 204

    Dietary and Exercise Concerns During Pregnancy


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    • Outline necessary dietary requirements for the mother to be
    • Differentiate between safe and unsafe exercises that can be recommended to the expectant mother
    • Give examples of safe exercise practices to the pregnant patient
    • Identify the normal and customary weight gain during a healthy pregnancy
    • Offer dietary recommendations and healthy food choices to the pregnant patient

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 205

    Preventing Birth Trauma with Proper Pre-Natal Care


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    • Identify the most common birth trauma(s) to a newborn
    • Assess the biomechanics of the pregnant pelvis
    • Recognize how certain maternal pelvic misalignments can lead to increased incidence of various birth traumas
    • Modify adjustive techniques and methods to better care for the pregnant patient
    • Reduce the prevalence of certain birth traumas due to distortions and misalignments in the maternal pelvis

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 206

    Common Tests and Procedures - Risks and Benefits


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    • Identify the most common medical tests and procedures performed on pregnant and laboring women
    • Recognize the risks of these tests and procedures
    • Assess the benefits of these tests and procedures
    • Effectively explain these risks and benefits to the pregnant patient
    • Assist in the preparation of a well thought out and defined birth plan for the pregnant patient

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 207

    Case Studies of Breech Presentation and Various Common Complaints of Pregnancy


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    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with a breech presentation
    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with various common complaints of pregnancy
    • Identify the various causes of a breech presentation and how to address these causes
    • Integrate or eliminate other palliative therapies to aid in the reversal of a breech presentation and common complaints of pregnancy
    • Analyze and adjust according to the patient history and concomitant exam findings

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 208
    Commonly Encountered Subluxation and Misalignment Patterns with Breech Presentations and Twin Breech Presentations

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    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with a breech presentation
    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with various common complaints of pregnancy
    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with a twin breech presentation
    • Integrate or eliminate other palliative therapies to aid in the reversal of a breech presentation and common complaints of pregnancy
    • Analyze and adjust according to the patient history and concomitant exam findings

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 209

    Correlating Pubic Bone Misalignment with Posterior Occiput Presentation of A Fetus and Round Ligament Pain During Pregnancy


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    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with a breech presentation
    • Identify the correlation between a misaligned pubic bone and an occiput posterior presentation
    • Draw a parallel between a superior pubic bone misalignment and round ligament pain
    • Develop a pregnancy care plan based on exam findings and presenting complaints

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 210
    Chiropractic Care - Immediate Postpartum Period

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    • Outline commonly encountered postpartum complaints that a chiropractor might encounter in practice
    • Understand the various chiropractic causes of each complaint and how to address these causes.
    • Integrate other palliative therapies to relieve these complaints if applicable
    • Analyze and adjust according to the complaint and concomitant exam findings
    • Modify adjustive techniques and methods to better care for the postpartum patient

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 211
    Pregnancy and Pediatric Treatment Evidence, Adverse Events and Clinical Considerations

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    Hour 1

    • Examine all reported cases of serious adverse events in infants and children receiving manual therapies from chiropractors as well as practitioners from other disciplines
    • Outline the connection between pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and biomechanical changes during pregnancy
    • Review differential diagnostic consideration for the important causes of back pain in children and adolescents
    • Analyze the design and results of a pragmatic study on chiropractic care for infant colic
    • Justify the chiropractic management of pregnant patients with low back or pelvic pain

    Hour 2

    • Outline the state of the literature on the treatment of childhood respiratory conditions with manual therapy
    • Evaluate the effect of supplementing various combinations and types of micronutrients on the course and outcomes of pregnancy
    • Examine whether a multimodal approach of musculoskeletal and obstetric management (MOM) was superior to standard obstetric care to relieve pain and reduce impairment and disability in the antepartum period
    • Assess the peer-reviewed literature on the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions in treating lumbopelvic pain during pregnancy
    • Summarize the results of a systematic review evaluating the evidence for the use of spinal manipulative therapy for pediatric conditions

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 212

    Acupuncture, Exercise, Pelvic Floor and Abdominal Function, Best Practices for Children


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    • Appraise the literature pertaining to the safety of acupuncture for pregnant women
    • Summarize consensus-based recommendations regarding best practices for the chiropractic care of children
    • Explore the association between exercise levels and types pre-pregnancy and pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy in nulliparous women
    • Assess alterations in pelvic floor function in pregnant women secondary to spinal manipulation
    • Compare the effectiveness of Kinesio taping combined with exercise on abdominal recovery in women post-caesarean section compared with exercise alone

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 213

    Essential Oils for Pregnancy and Labor


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    • Identify safety measures involved with essential oils
    • Understand the various possible reactions if safety measures are not followed properly 
    • Outline common methods of applications of various essential oils
    • Identify the essential oils commonly used during pregnancy and labor and the uses of each
    • Further identify essential oils that are contraindicated during pregnancy and labor

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 201
    Cognitive Processes in CBT

    2.0

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    Hour 1
    • Describe the cognitive model
    • Distinguish suppressed memories and false memories
    • Explain the role of cognitive biases in mental disorders
    • Describe the bias measurement tools commonly employed
    Hour 2
    • Summarize the evidence for the efficacy of CBT
    • Outline several CBT therapies
    • Associate CBT therapies to specific disorders

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 201 - 204
    6.0

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    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 202
    Learning Principles in CBT

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    • Summarize the learning principles of cognitive behavioral therapy
    • Explain the concepts of classical conditioning and extinction
    • Describe operant conditioning
    • Outline how constructivism, attribution, and metacognition interact in cognitive learning theory
    • Give examples of how social learning theories are incorporated into the treatment of behavioral disorders

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 203
    Treatment-Relevant Assessment in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

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    Hour 1
    • Describe the benefits of evidence based assessment
    • Explain the importance of treatment monitoring
    • List important criteria when selecting an assessment instrument
    • Compare methods of assessing cognitive content, cognitive processes and schema
    Hour 2
    • Compare methods of assessing cognitive content, cognitive processes and schema
    • Summarize the issues associated with cognitive assessment
    • Describe priming
    • Indicate the stability of cognitive vulnerabilities

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 204

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Somatoform Disorders and Pain


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    • Define the term Somatic Symptom Disorder
    • Summarize the evidence for the etiologies of somatoform disorders
    • List several of the therapeutic tools used in treating somatoform disorders
    • Assess the evidence for CBT efficacy in somatoform disorders

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Concussion 201

    Concussion Inflammatory Cascade


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    Hour 1

    • Discuss the Inflammatory Cascade
    • Identify the mechanics of concussion that results in inflammation
    • Describe the neuro-chemical cascade of concussion

    Hour 2

    • Perform physical exam protocols in inflammation as it relates to concussion
    • Perform Neurological exam protocols in inflammation as it relates to concussion
    • Perform Chiropractic exam protocols including incorporating AK exam
    • Apply Chiropractic exam protocols in inflammation
    • Utilize advanced examination protocols in inflammation

    Hour 3

    • Perform structural treatment protocols to treat inflammation related to concussion
    • Utilize phytonutrient protocols to treat inflammation related to concussion
    • Use specific therapeutic protocols to resolve inflammation with literature citations

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DICAK

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    Concussion 202

    Concussion Stress Cascade


    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Discuss the Selye Stress Response
    • Discuss the mechanics of concussion that results in the inflammatory response
    • Describe the cortisol cascade response associated with concussion

    Hour 2

    • Perform physical exam protocols in the stress response
    • Perform Neurological exam protocols in the cortisol cascade
    • Apply Chiropractic exam protocols in the cortisol cascade
    • Utilize advanced examination protocols in evaluating the stress response

    Hour 3

    • Perform chiropractic treatment protocols to treat the stress response
    • Utilize nutritional protocols to treat inflammation related to the stress response and concussion
    • Use evidenced based therapeutic protocols to address the cortisol cascade associated with concussion with literature citations

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DICAK

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    Core Stability 201

    Foundation Form and Function


    4.0

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    Hour 1 and 2

    • Describe the components of the core and the function of the core.
    • Describe the function of the diaphragm as it relates to posture, muscular relationships and stability of the spine.
    • Describe the function and structure of the superficial muscle system of the body.
    • Describe two concepts of spinal stability. 

    Hour 3

    • Demonstrate how to determine the length of quadratus lumborum and erector spinae. 
    • Demonstrate how to evaluate Transversus abdominus function
    • Demonstrate how to facilitate the core and initiate a core training program

    Hour 4

    • List three pathologies related to less than optimal core function.
    • Describe three postural strategies that the patient may develop when the core is in dysfunction.
    • Describe how weakness of the abdominals can alter diaphragm contractions.
    • Explain how respiratory fatigue can alter core control.


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

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    Cultural Competency 201

    Developing An Appreciation, Sensitivity, Knowledge and Skills in Caring for Those From Other Races, Cultures, Ages, etc.


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    • Develop an appreciation of the impact of culture group, minority group and racial group on the health care relationship
    • Increase sensitivity, knowledge and skills to promote effective intercultural interactions
    • Identify the professional's own cultural identity/judgments /biases and their impact on their behavior and how they are perceived by clients and patients
    • Recognize cultural variables that appear in verbal and non-verbal communication
    • Examine the influence of culture in our patient population
    • Differentiate the provider's culture

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Cultural Competency 202

    How to Develop the Needed Skills and Understanding to Care for the Rising Latino Population in the US


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    • Examine the historical background of the various Latino/Hispanic groups in the U.S.
    • Develop the skills needed to care for people from Spanish speaking parts of the world
    • Increase our understanding of the cultural traits of Latino/Hispanic groups in the U.S.
    • Summarize specific traits of various Latino/Hispanic groups
    • Recognize how we can narrow the gap between us

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Cultural Competency 203

    Become a Culturally Competent Provider - Caring for: Asians, Blacks, Middle Easterners, etc.


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    • Develop an appreciation of the impact of culture group, minority group and racial group on the health care relationship.
    • Increase sensitivity, knowledge and skills to promote effective intercultural interactions.
    • Identify our own provider culture/judgments /biases and their impact.
    • Examine characteristics of Asians, Blacks and Middle Easterners.
    • Summarize how to care for patients of these three ethnic/racial groups and how to narrow the gap between us
    • Develop an understanding/plan of how to reach out to these populations.

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Cultural Competency 204

    Understanding Cultural Competence in Health Care


    1.0

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    • Describe cultural diversity
    • Recognize the need for cultural competence in health care
    • Explain the concept of health disparity
    • Define culture and cultural competence
    • Differentiate between the concepts of culture, race, ethnicity, diversity, and minority
    • Describe the Cultural Competence Continuum
    • Discuss the interdependency between the levels of cultural competence

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cultural Competency 205

    Culture: Perspectives, Myths, and Misconceptions


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    • Discuss the evolution of multicultural policy
    • Describe the phases of multiculturalism
    • Discuss three major perspectives on culture and diversity that have influenced healthcare literature and practice
    • Identify the common myths and misconceptions associated with culture
    • Recognize the paradoxical dilemmas associated with cultural competence

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Electrodiagnosis 101

    Electrodiagnostic and Nerve Pathology in Clinical Conditions Presenting in Chiropractic Practice, and How They Present on Electrodiagnostic Examination


    8.0

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    • Develop an understanding of the physiologic principles involved in nerve depolarization and the propagation of action potentials as they relate to Motor and Sensory nerve conduction studies
    • Identify the physiology and nerve pathology in clinical conditions presenting in Chiropractic practice, and how they present on electrodiagnostic examination
    • Classify the utilization of electrodiagnostic testing in the process of differential diagnosis
    • Develop a working clinical knowledge of the setup and recording of Compound Muscle Action Potentials, Sensory Nerve Action Potentials, F-Responses in all major peripheral nerves, as well as H-reflex testing
    • Demonstrate a practical knowledge of the neuroanatomy, as well as clinical applications of EMG and Somatosensory and Dermatomal Evoked Potentials

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    Emergency Procedures 101

    Preparing for Common Medical Emergencies


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    • Know how to prepare for a medical emergency
    • Review four emergency medical conditions: Stroke, Heart Attack, Difficulty Breathing, Diabetic Emergencies
    • Recognize the causes, symptoms and signs for these emergencies
    • Understand how to provide the appropriate emergency treatments

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Emergency Procedures 102

    Developing an Emergency Preparedness Manual for Your Office and Review CPR Changes


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    • Gain the knowledge to develop an Emergency Preparedness Manual for your office
    • Define crisis management procedures in advance for fires, child abduction, workplace violence, bomb threats and other situations
    • Explain the importance of an emergency continuity plan
    • Recognize why CPR was changed and compare the new rules
    • Perform more effective CPR even before you refresh your certification

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Emergency Procedures 103

    Preparing for Altered Mental Status, Burns and Allergic Reactions


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    • Recognize Altered Mental Status and apply the appropriate emergency response
    • Distinguish types of Burns, their mechanisms of injury and pathophysiology
    • Plan for the treatment of burns and the appropriate emergency response
    • Apply and use the Rule of Nines
    • Recognize Allergic Reactions, discuss their pathophysiology and the proper emergency response

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Emergency Procedures 104

    Reacting to Emergencies Outside your Office


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    • Identify the most common emergencies that occur on airline flights
    • Describe what may be expected of you in caring for a patient at high altitude
    • Describe what resources and equipment may be available to you as an in flight medical provider
    • Observe important clinical differences seen on examination of patients on airplanes
    • Demonstrate to patients skills to prevent medical emergencies during air travel

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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