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Arizona Chiropractic Assistant Education and Continuing Education

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Arizona Chiropractic Assistant Continuing Education Requirements: none

 

Arizona Chiropractic Assistant Initial Training:

ChiroCredit.com offers the online course "Arizona Chiropractic Clinical Assistant Certification" which is approved by the Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Course Identification Number 15-OCE-002. This is a 20 hour online program.

In addition to completing this 20 hour course, the CA Candidate must complete the 4 hour CPR training and receive certification in Basic Life Support certified by the American Heart Association. Courses are provide by the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross as well as a number of private training providers. We will provide links to the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross CPR training sites.

 

Xray - Cannot perform Xrays unless a limited Xray permit is obtained from the Medical Imaging Board.


ChiroCredit.com is an FCLB Approved PACE Continuing Education Provider.  Scroll down to view courses and Arizona Board of Chiropractic approval codes.


When logged in, as long as your licenses are entered on your account, each course is clearly identified as being approved or not approved.


Additional Approved Coursework:

If a chiropractor supervising a C.A. is certified in physiotherapy, the C.A. shall complete 12 hours of training in physiotherapy in addition to the 24 hours of coursework. If a chiropractor supervising a C.A. is certified in acupuncture, the C.A. shall complete two hours of training in acupuncture in addition to the 24 hours of coursework.

Physical Therapy CA90, a 12 hour course in Physiotherapy which is also Arizona Board of Chiropractic Approved
Acupuncture CA40 is a 2 hour course in Acupuncture which is also Arizona Board of Chiropractic Approved


 


State of Arizona Chiropractic Assistant Education and Continuing Education Requirements

Arizona Chiropractic Assistant Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Arizona Chiropractic Assistant continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Arizona Chiropractic Assistant licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Arizona Chiropractic Assistant continuing education requirements.

 

Continuing education courses offered on ChiroCredit.com / OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Arizona Chiropractic Assistant. The online courses enhance the knowledge base of the Chiropractic Assistant. Free 1 hour approved online continuing education course for new Arizona Chiropractic Assistant who register with www.ChiroCredit.com

 
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  • Acupuncture 222
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Introduction

    1.0

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    • Develop diagnostic tools and complementary treatment approaches to common foot disorders
    •  Outline a complete approach to treatment from assessment to acupuncture to patient advice
    •  Discover major points and regions used most to achieve better treatment outcomes
    •  Apply palpation and needling concepts to regions affecting/affected by foot disorders
    •  Devise treatment plans specific to patient’s foot complaint

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 223
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

    1.0

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    • Develop diagnostic tools and complementary treatment approaches to lateral ankle issues, inversion injuries and sinus tarsi syndrome
    • Discover the association between lateral ankle injuries and sinus tarsi syndrome
    • Outline a complete approach to treatment from assessment to acupuncture to patient advice
    • Gain a better understanding of the distribution, pathology and function of the six leg muscle channels
    • Devise a treatment plan specific to patient’s lateral ankle injury and sinus tarsi syndrome

    Instructor Recommends taking the foundational course "Acupunture 222 - Introduction" prior to taking this course.

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 224
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Capsulitis and Mortons Metatarsalgia

    1.0

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    • Develop diagnostic tools and complementary treatment approaches to Morton’s metatarsalgia, capsulitis and forefoot pain
    • Outline a complete approach to treatment from assessment to acupuncture to patient advice
    • Discover major foot points and regions used most to achieve better treatment outcomes
    • Apply palpation and “grid” needling concepts to regions affecting/affected by Morton’s metatarsalgia, capsulitis and forefoot pain
    • Devise treatment plans specific to patient’s forefoot complaint

    Instructor Recommends taking the foundational course "Acupunture 222 - Introduction" prior to taking this course.

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 225
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Metatarsophalangeal Joint

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Develop diagnostic tools and complementary treatment approaches to Metatarsophalangeal joint pain, Turf toe and first Metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint issues
    • Outline a complete approach to treatment from assessment to acupuncture to patient advice
    • Discover major foot points and regions used most to achieve better treatment outcomes
    • Apply palpation and traction needling concepts to regions affecting the first metatarsophalangeal joint
    • Devise treatment plans specific to patient’s first metatarsophalangeal joint complaint

    Instructor Recommends taking the foundational course "Acupunture 222 - Introduction" prior to taking this course.

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 226
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Plantar Fascia Disorders

    1.0

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    • Develop diagnostic tools and complementary treatment approaches to heel pain, plantar fasciitis and plantar fascia disorders
    • Outline a complete approach to treatment from assessment to acupuncture to patient advice
    • Discover major points and regions used most to treat plantar fascia disorders
    • Apply palpation and needling concepts to regions affecting/affected by heel pain, plantar fasciitis and plantar fasciopathy
    • Devise treatment plans specific to the patient’s plantar fascia complaint

    Instructor Recommends taking the foundational course "Acupunture 222 - Introduction" prior to taking this course.

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 227
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    1.0

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    • Develop diagnostic tools and complementary treatment approaches to tarsal tunnel syndrome
    • Outline a complete approach to treatment from assessment to acupuncture to patient advice
    • Discover major points and regions used most to treat issues related to the tarsal tunnel of the foot
    • Apply palpation and needling concepts to regions affecting/affected by tarsal tunnel syndrome
    • Devise treatment plans specific to the patient’s medial foot/tarsal tunnel complaint

    Instructor Recommends taking the foundational course "Acupunture 222 - Introduction" prior to taking this course.

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 228
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Achilles Tendinopathy

    1.0

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    • Develop diagnostic tools and complementary treatment approaches to Achilles tendinopathy and related Achiiles tendon issues
    • Outline a complete approach to treatment from assessment to acupuncture to patient advice
    • Discover major points and regions used most to treat Achilles tendon issues
    • Apply palpation and needling concepts to regions affecting/affected by Achilles tendinopathy
    • Devise treatment plans specific to the patient’s Achilles tendon issue

    Instructor Recommends taking the foundational course "Acupunture 222 - Introduction" prior to taking this course.

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture CA40

    Intro to 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
    • 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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    15-OCE-002
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    AIDS 106 - 108
    3.0

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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
    • 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
    • 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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    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

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

    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Anatomy and Terminology CA130

    Anatomy and Terminology for the CA


    2.0

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    • Define common terminology used in the Chiropractic office
    • Identify terminology associated with specific conditions and their treatment
    • Describe locations on the body using appropriate anatomical terminology
    • Describe the four procedures that constitute vital signs
    • Identify normal values for pulse, blood pressure, temperature and respiratory rate in the adult

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    • This course is not available for purchase using discounted prepaid credits
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    • This course includes a 12 hour continuing education program, E-textbook, and a 70+ page Anti Aging Workbook that contains all the forms and instructions to implement an Anti Aging Program along with a one year step by step implementation guide.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Arizona Chiropractic Clinical Assistant Certification
    20.0

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    Chiropractic Principles     

    Summarize the history of Chiropractic                                      

    Describe the basics of Chiropractic Philosophy

    Explain Chiropractic, Adaptation and Innate Intelligence

    Describe how Chiropractic is built upon the basic sciences of anatomy (structure), physiology (function) and the clinical sciences (patient application).

    Explain how Chiropractic affects specific conditions     

    Explain the basis of chiropractic, as taught by DD Palmer         

    Recite DD Palmer's definition of disease

    Explain the Founder's concept of subluxation

    Using DD's words, justify the statement: Spine straightening is not chiropractic

    Compare and contrast spinal manipulation with chiropractic adjustment

    Define intelligence

    Describe the process of falsification and how it is applied to science

    Explain why intelligence must precede energy/matter

    Explain why the placebo effect cannot exist in a mechanistic world view

    Explain why adaptation is the basis of chiropractic research

     

    History Taking    

    Interview a patient using the skills of the patient-centered interview

    Elicit from patients their stories of illness, while pursuing the broader life setting in which symptoms occur

    Elicit from patients key information in their medical, family, and psychosocial histories

    Recognize and respond appropriately to a patient’s emotions as they are expressed

    Support and encourage expression of patients’ emotions

    Critically assess one’s own performance and use of interviewing skill

    Develop interpersonal skills enabling the establishment of long-term relationships with patients.

     

     Anatomy and Terminology                                       

    Define common terminology used in the Chiropractic office

    Identify terminology associated with specific conditions and their treatment

    Describe locations on the body using appropriate anatomical terminology

    Describe the four procedures that constitute vital signs

    Identify normal values for pulse, blood pressure, temperature and respiratory rate in the adult

     

     Record Keeping    

    Demonstrate a basic understanding of ICD-10 codes and CPT codes  

    Outline the skills for medical documentation record keeping for proper patient care and adherence to insurance protocols

    Discuss the History of HIPAA

    Define the terminology of HIPAA i.e.: PHI, IIHI, NPP, TPO, NPI, EIN, EDI, etc.

    Contrast covered entities vs. non-covered entities

    Apply best practices for using abbreviations, addressing legibility, authentication of signatures, and managing the day-to-day flow of your patient records             

    Delineate the beginning and end of episodes of patient care, how to record these episodes, and how to best address these boundaries with patients

    Define medically necessary care, and differentiate it from clinically appropriate care

    Assess examples we’ll use of documentation across the life cycle of the patient’s chart from history to discharge and on through maintenance and wellness care     

    Describe outcome assessment and its application in patient-centered care

    Explain how outcome assessment documentation benefits the patient, the clinician, the profession, and third party payors

    Define the skills necessary to incorporate an outcomes-based approach to patient-centered health care

    Summarize the importance of integrating the use of treatment goals with patients

    Assess sample clinical treatment notes

    Differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable daily treatment notes

    Demonstrate the application of outcome assessment through clinical examples

     

    Professional Standards of Conduct    

    Demonstrate the importance of communicating in an ethical manner and what that entails

    Develop an understanding of what 'spin' is, why it is unethical and how to monitor and minimize/stop it

    Evaluate the barriers to effective and ethical communication

    Develop an understanding of exactly what takes place/needs to take place during the provider/client interaction

    Discover what it is that patients want from their visits to a provider

    Appraise how to deal with challenging clients and situations

    Define the terms confidential information and confidentiality.

    Identify the relationship of a patient's legal right to privacy with his reasonable expectations regarding confidential information.

    Describe how the telling and keeping of secrets is relevant to understanding the importance of confidentiality.

    Discuss the ethical norms involved in keeping and breaking professional confidences.

    Name five general legal exceptions to the professional standard of practice that confidences should not be broken.

    Consider practical options that a professional can take when faced with the possibility of breaking a confidence.

    Discuss some important aspects of documentation that affect confidentiality.

    Compare ethical issues of confidentiality traditionally conceived with those that have arisen because of computerized medical records and patient care information systems.

    Read case scenarios illustrating ethical decision making

    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

    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

    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

     

    Arizona Administrative Code

    Cite the Arizona administrative code as it pertains to chiropractic assistants

     

    Treatment & Conditions   

    Compare and contrast the etiology of neck pain

    Describe the clinical presentation of numerous common cervical conditions

    Outline the diagnostic evaluation of common cervical conditions

    Differentiate cervicogenic headache from migraine

    Explain the standard treatment approaches to numerous cervical spine conditions

    Describe the risk factors associated with vertebrobasilar artery insufficiency

    Summarize the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of whiplash

    Describe the clinical presentation of numerous common thoracic conditions

    Outline the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of common thoracic conditions

    Differentiate thoracic zygapophysial joint pain from costovertebral joint pain

    Identify the causes of upper cross syndrome

    Compare the clinical presentation of vascular versus neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome

    Describe Scheuermann Disease

    Describe the clinical presentation of numerous common lumbar and sacroiliac conditions

    Outline the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of common lumbar and sacroiliac conditions

    Differentiate Maigne syndrome and piriformis syndrome

    List the signs and symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis

    Recognize the difference between sacro-iliac joint syndrome and lumbar zygapophysial joint pain

    Describe the common treatment approaches for lower cross syndrome

    Explain functional weakness in the lumbar spine

    Compare and contrast cauda equina syndrome and lumbar spinal stenosis

    Describe the clinical presentation of numerous systemic conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system

    Outline the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of common systemic conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system

    Explain the relationship between osteoporosis and spinal compression fractures

    Describe the clinical progression in ankylosing spondylitis

    Summarize the findings in intervertebral disc disruption and spinal nerve root compression

    Distinguish osteoarthritis and degenerative disc disease

    Identify risk factors to developing myofascial pain syndrome and spondylolisthesis

    Describe the clinical presentation of common metabolic and systemic conditions that may be encountered in clinical practice

    Assess how different metabolic and systemic conditions can influence the patient’s overall health

    Explain how certain conditions are caused and effected by life style choices

    Summarize standard current treatment approaches for common metabolic and systemic conditions

    Recognize the differences and similarities of common inflammatory arthropathies

    Describe the mechanism of the development of chronic pain syndrome

    Differentiate between the production of pain and the perception of pain

    Recognize how central sensitization occurs

    Explain the concept of visceral referred pain

    Identify common referral patterns for visceral pain

     

    CPR Training 

    The CA Candidate must complete the 4 hour CPR training and receive certification in Basic Life Support certified by the American Heart Association. Courses are provide by the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross as well as a number of private training providers.  We will provide links to the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross CPR training sites


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    15-OCE-002
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Biomechanics 227
    Building a Better bridge: A critical look at the bridging exercise

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    • Review the mechanics of the bridge exercise
    • Discuss the current indexed literature surrounding the bridge exercise
    • Describe potential pitfalls in performing and prescribing the bridge exercise
    • Point out the differences of maintaining a "neutral spine" versus an increased or decreased lumbar lordosis
    • Identify potential ways to correct faulty mechanics and optimize performance of the bridge exercise


    The bridge exercise has been a staple amongst conditions seeking to rehabilitate everything from lower back pain to gait abnormalities. Traditionally, this is predominantly a gluteus maximus exercise however we often find that it is dominated by the hamstrings. This presentation goes through the recent research surrounding this exercise as well as ways to optimize its efficacy and clinical utility.



    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Biomechanics 228
    Understanding the Glutes: A Literature Update

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    • describe a new, novel test to diagnose gluteus medius tears
    • explain the various functions of the gluteus maximus and medius
    • explore the effects of a resistance band around the knees on the gluteus maximus, quadricep and valgus angles on the knees during a back barbell squat
    • contrast gluteus medius resistance and rehabilitation exercises with respect to maximal recruitment
    • discuss electromyographic activity in the gluteus medius, gluteus maximus, biceps femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and rectus femoris during the Monopodal Squat, Forward Lunge and Lateral Step-Up exercises.

    This presentation covers some of the prominent current research on the gluteal muscles expanding on the anatomy, physiology, neurology, bio and neuromechanics of this fascinating muscle group.

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Biomechanics 229
    Sandals, Flip Flops and Open Back Footwear and their Biomechanics effects

    1.0

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    • Review ideal walking gait biomechanics
    • Discuss the current indexed literature surrounding sandals and open back footwear relative to musculoskeletal symptoms
    • Describe pathomechanics associated with wearing flip flops and open back footwear
    • Contrast the ideal gait cycle with the gait cycle while wearing flip flops, sandals and open back footwear
    • Identify potential ways to correct faulty mechanics associated with wearing open back footwear


    Ever wonder if “flip flops” are bad for you? How about open back shoes? With the prevalence of sandal and open back footwear use, we thought it appropriate to talk about the biomechanics and potential pitfalls of this type of footwear. In this preservation we examine the biomechanics, pathomechanics literature and potential sequelae of sandals and open back shoes.



    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Biomechanics 230
    Gait - Split Treadmill

    1.0

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    • Review ideal walking gait biomechanics
    • Discuss the indexed literature surrounding movement patterns, gait remodeling and therapeutic uses of a split treadmill
    • Rehab gait movement patterns
    • Develop a deeper understanding of arm swing, leg swing, and interlimb timing and coordination.

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Biomechanics 231
    Advanced Concepts in Gait

    1.0

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    • Identify ideal walking gait biomechanics
    • Discuss the indexed literature surrounding movement patterns, gait impairments and compensations.
    • Analyze arm swing, leg swing, and interlimb timing and coordination.
    • Interpret local foot biomechanics and compensations.

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Biomechanics 232
    Advanced Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Putting it All Together

    1.0

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    • Review the gait cycle and gait cycle biomechanics
    • View and discuss case studies of gait pathologies
    • Assess actions of the lower kinetic chain during gait
    • Predict pathomechanics that will arise from gait abnormalities presented
    • Propose remedies and rehabilitation strategies for the gait abnormalities seen

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Biomechanics 233
    The 3 Cardinal Planes of Loading: Power Leaks, Compensations and Load Adaptations

    2.0

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    Hour 1

    • Identify some common gait abnormalities seen in gait analysis and develop mental strategies in evaluating the 3 cardinal planes of motion and potential failures in the loading of these planes.
    • Categorize the Fast and Slow phases of an imbalance asymmetrical gait and define rehabilitation strategies to remedy the gait pathology.
    • Develop a conceptual overview of how step length and stride length change in a limping gait.
    • Breakdown portions of the gait cycle into its component parts, including compensation patterns
    • Conceptualize the gait changes oriented around a hallux (great toe) amputation and learn to predict gait compensations off of a fixed anatomic anomaly.
    • Describe arm swing and how it plays out in gait, particularly asymmetrical, and develop some treatment concepts in addressing this asymmetry.

    Hour 2

    • Discuss the critical function of the deep neck flexors and transverse abdominus, and how they related to gait, especially the running athlete.
    • Identify the 3 compartments of the thoracolumbar fascia and translate them into gait concepts and treatment concepts.
    • Develop treatment concepts in addressing this asymmetry and define in-phase and out-of-phase arm and leg swing assimilation
    • Discuss on a surface level the concepts of speed in gait, and how to adjust the speed of one's gait to break down gait components that might lead to better treatment directions.
    • Describe central pattern generators and relate to arm swing on a neurologic level.
    • Recognize some common gait abnormalities seen in gait analysis such as arm swing, step length, the cross over gait, and develop mental strategies in evaluating the 3 cardinal planes of motion and potential failures in the loading of these planes when it comes to these gait parameters.

    The purpose of this broad ranging 2 part , 2 hour video course is to expose the student to some broad, yet deeply reaching concepts on how the body moves,  loads, compensates and strategizes when there is weakness, immature sensory-motor patterns, injury,  and asymmetries in the body.   Visual cases and video will be used to discuss these topics. Though a broad lecture, it will require some basics of gait  phases and principles to fully grasp the depth of the topics discussed. Please consider first taking our basics of gait classes prior to delving into this complex lecture.

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Boundary Training 113

    Issues of Sexual Misconduct and Gender Sensitivity


    2.0

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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

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Boundary Training 117
    Professional Boundaries in the Disbility Commnity

    1.0

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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

    1.0

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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


    1.0

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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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    Boundary Training 120
    Boundaries for Health Care Providers - Part 1

    1.0

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    • Identify the purpose of professional boundaries
    • Differentiate between boundary violations and boundary crossings
    • Identify the various factors related to dual relationships
    • Identify issues related to bartering, gifts and boundaries

    Kathleen Boland, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

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    Boundary Training 121
    Boundaries for Health Care Providers - Part 2

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    • Recognize the challenges of social networking and boundaries
    • Evaluate issues specific to boundaries
    • Clarify guidelines for maintaining professional boundaries
    • Reflect on the maintenance of professional boundaries

    Kathleen Boland, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Breathing Essentials 201

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


    1.0

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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 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

    AudioVisual Course

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    Breathing Essentials 203

    Altered Breathing Patterns and Their Consequences


    2.0

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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

    AudioVisual Course

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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

    AudioVisual Course

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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

    AudioVisual Course

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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

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201

    The Five Common Neurological Complaints of Pregnancy


    1.0

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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

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 202

    Case Management of Common Pregnancy Related Complaints


    1.0

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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

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 203

    Herbs and Homeopathy During Pregnancy


    1.0

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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

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 204

    Dietary and Exercise Concerns During Pregnancy


    1.0

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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

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 205

    Preventing Birth Trauma with Proper Pre-Natal Care


    2.0

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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

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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 214
    The Pregnant Chiropractic Patient. Now What

    3.0

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    • Discuss the role of chiropractic manipulation and the evidence surrounding reduced back pain in pregnant women.
    • Discuss the role of chiropractic manipulation and the evidence surrounding musculoskeletal conditions related to pregnancy
    • Describe the somatovisceral reflex
    • Review options for conservative pain management for musculoskeletal conditions related to pregnancy
    • Interpret evidence-based data for safety of spinal manipulation of pregnant women.
    • Describe presentation of musculoskeletal conditions seen in postpartum patients
    • Perform evaluation of musculoskeletal conditions seen in postpartum patients
    • Discuss treatment options for musculoskeletal conditions seen in postpartum patients
    • Formulate a nutritional plan for women

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Chiropractic Principles CA125

    Philosophy for the CA


    2.0

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    • Discuss a brief history of Chiropractic
    • Describe the basics of Chiropractic Philosophy
    • Discuss Chiropractic, Adaptation and Innate Intelligence
    • Review how Chiropractic is built upon the basic sciences of anatomy (structure), physiology (function) and the clinical sciences (patient application).
    • Understand how Chiropractic affects specific conditions

    Robert Affolter, DC

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    Chiropractic Principles CA126

    Philosophy for the CA


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    • Explain the basis of chiropractic, as taught by DD Palmer
    • Recite DD Palmer's definition of disease
    • Explain the Founder's concept of subluxation
    • Using DD's words, justify the statement: Spine straightening is not chiropractic
    • Compare and contrast spinal manipulation with chiropractic adjustment
    • Define intelligence
    • Describe the process of falsification and how it is applied to science
    • Explain why intelligence must precede energy/matter
    • Explain why the placebo effect cannot exist in a mechanistic world view
    • Explain why adaptation is the basis of chiropractic research

    Robert Affolter, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Clinical Justification 203

    Clinical Justification for Treatment of the Shoulder


    1.0

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    • Utilize the Official Disability Guidelines for Shoulder Pain
    • Apply the Official Disability Guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of shoulder pain
    • Illustrate sensitivity and specificity of orthopedic tests for the shoulder
    • Integrate Outcome Assessments for clinical justification of chiropractic treatment for neck and upper back pain

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Clinical Justification 204

    Clinical Justification for the Chiropractic Treatment of Headaches


    1.0

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    • Utilize the Official Disability Guidelines for Headaches.
    • Apply the Official Disability Guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of headaches.
    • Use the CCGPP Guidelines for the treatment of headaches.
    • Integrate Outcome Assessments for clinical justification of chiropractic treatment for headaches.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Compliance 202

    State and National Requirements for Office Policy and Procedure


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    • Interpret compliance advice and regulations directly from the Federal Office of Inspector General (OIG)
    • Identify and become compliant with other requirements from the state level through third-party payer contractual obligations
    • Review existing policy and procedure for compliance, including OIG compliance, HIPAA compliance, and other federal and state programs

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Compliance 203

    Audit Billing and Coding for Maximum Safety


    1.0

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    • Use an E/M auditing tool to identify which level of E/M code is appropriate for the documentation provided
    • Code E/M services for both new and established patients
    • Audit E/M visits in the context of a compliance audit

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Compliance 204

    Improved Compliance via Self Audit


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    • Apply guidelines for accurate coding and compliant billing practices
    • Install monitoring to ensure standards are met
    • Self-audit for compliance purposes
    • Create internal policy and procedure to improve compliance

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Compliance 205

    Compliance Factors to Consider with Insurance Billing and Follow Up


    1.0

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    • Identify risk areas in the claim adjudication process and apply learned knowledge to prevent missteps
    • Discuss federal, state, and payer guidelines that govern billing activities
    • Avoid behaviors that violate the carrier contract and ensure compliance with regulations
    • Evaluate provider contracts and payer policy for complete clarification on claim process

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Compliance 206

    Year End Financial Compliance


    1.0

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    • Utilize self-auditing methods to identify high risk areas of patient finance in the office
    • Develop systems for accountability and transparency in patient accounting
    • Apply appropriate fee schedule measures to ensure validity in account posting
    • Address federal and state guidelines for discounting to ensure compliance

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Compliance 207

    Patient Financial Standard Operating Procedure


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    • Apply the process for setting your fees legally and compliantly and according to Federal regulation
    • Know the policies of ALL your carriers to be compliant
    • Properly administer desired discounts without running afoul of the Federal and State regulations
    • Implement legal hardship discounts, if desired, using the Federal guidelines to appropriately verify hardship

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Compliance 208
    The Eight Steps to OIG Compliance Simplified

    1.0

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  • Distinguish between the five most important federal fraud and abuse laws that apply to physicians
  • Identify red flags in your practice that increase vulnerability
  • Comprehend what has been discovered in previous OIG workplans and how to apply the findings to your practice
  • Determine what entities require a formal compliance program for your office
  • Develop an action list to start today for implement a Compliance Program for your clinic

  • Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Cultural Competency 206
    The case for cultural competence in Health Care

    1.0

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    • Identify the need for cultural competence in health care and in medical literature.
    • Examine and Research the historical perspectives
    • Examine your world view or cultural beliefs about diversity and explain how you can develop an attitude of cultural competence.
    • Analyze the five aspects of ethnicity used to describe cultural differences in the health care environment. 

    Jodi Jacobs, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Cultural Competency 207
    Cultural competence: Behaviors in health care - Ethnic Disparities

    1.0

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    • Review and explain the racial and ethnic disparities in health care.
    • Explain the role of health care providers and organizations as mechanisms to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care. 
    • Explain how language and communication of the health care provider can be a barrier to establishing relationships.
    • Identify tools that can foster empathy for differing cultures.

    Jodi Jacobs, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Cultural Competency 208
    1.0

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    • Explain the need for improving cultural awareness in the workplace to build cultural competency.
    • Identify five practices that can be implemented to increase cultural awareness in the workplace.
    • List the benefits of building an organization's cultural competence
    • Explain how to deliver culturally competent care.

    Jodi Jacobs, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Cultural Competency 209
    Standards and Expectations of a Culturally Competent Healthcare Provider

    1.0

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    • Demonstrate The ability to communicate clearly and concisely with current and future patients 
    • Describe ways to establish and maintain relationships and facilitate constructive interactions with individuals and diverse groups.
    • List strategies to align personal and organizational conduct with ethical and professional standards that include a responsibility to the patient and health care community. 
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the healthcare system and the environment in which healthcare managers and providers function.

    This module focuses on culturally sensitive practices and conflicts within the health care organizations and examines some of the culturally responsive strategies that an organization needs to address to protect the diverse cultural needs within the internal and external communities of the health care environment.


    Jodi Jacobs, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Cultural Competency CA101

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


    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Cultural Competency CA102

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


    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Diagnostic Imaging 201
    The Basics of Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

    1.0

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Diagnostic Imaging 203
    THE Basics of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound of the Ankle

    1.0

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Diagnostic Imaging 204
    THE Basics of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound of the Knee

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation CA60

    Documentation and Insurance Protocols Related to Medical Record Keeping, Billing and Coding


    2.0

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    • Develop the skills for medical documentation record keeping for proper patient care and adherence to insurance protocols
    • Summarize informed consent, Mercy guidelines, Medicare guidelines and NCQA guidelines
    • Identify common treatment procedures and modalities used in a chiropractic practice And recognize contraindications to them
    • designate specific items to consider when interpreting and/or taking plain film X-rays
    • Summarize the value of laboratory and diagnostic testing.
    • Recognize the importance of patient communication skills in order to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients
    • Modify procedures and forms to prevent the possibility of a legal malpractice action against the doctor

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 102

    Medicare Documentation - Part 1


    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 103

    Medicare Documentation - Part 2


    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

    • Integrate a 4 step approach to meet E/M (Evaluation/Management) coding requirements to meet Medicare’s guidelines

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 160

    ICD-10: Navigating the Coding Maze


    1.0

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    • Discuss the history of ICD-10-CM codes
    • Discuss the Official ICD-10-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
    • Identify and discuss the tools needed to navigate the ICD-10 codes
    • Discuss the General Equivalence Mappings (GEM’s) and their significance and how they relate to ICD-10-CM Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
    • Identify and discuss how to select the appropriate ICD-10 code to its highest specificity
    • Examples to be discussed

    Paul Sherman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 162

    Regs and Risk Management with Maintenance Care


    1.0

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    • Differentiate between active and maintenance care in clinical documentation
    • Execute the use of advance notice in third party patients correctly and accurately
    • Identify and implement strategies to clarify the difference between active and maintenance care in documentation
    • Recognize and adopt best practices in proper notification about maintenance care vs. active treatment

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 163

    Documenting for Medical Necessity of Manual Therapies


    1.0

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    • Properly document findings and recommendations around muscle therapies
    • Master the documentation necessary in daily visits to verify medical necessity
    • Identify and implement strategies the most important findings and rationale necessary to add muscle therapies to the treatment plan
    • Recognize how to differentiate between various manual therapies to meet the requirements of third-party payers' medical review policy

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 164

    Compliance with Federal Guidelines for Timed Physical Medicine Procedures


    1.0

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    • Differentiate between supervised modalities, constant attendance modalities, and therapeutic procedures
    • Properly document the time and service for any physical medicine modality and procedure
    • Clearly define the rationale for these services within the patient's medical record

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 165

    Compliant Coding and Documentation for all Chiropractic Techniques


    1.0

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    • Recognize the varying specific requirements for documenting unique adjusting techniques in regards to compliant records and risk management
    • Properly document patient encounters for medical necessity
    • Discuss the Medical Review Policy insurers use in reviewing medical documentation
    • Review case studies and examples to identify documentation errors during self-auditing

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 167

    The Life Cycle of a Patients Chart


    1.0

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    • Apply best practices for using abbreviations, addressing legibility, authentication of signatures, and managing the day-to-day flow of your patient records 
    • Clearly delineate the beginning and end of episodes of patient care, proper recording of these episodes, and boundary discussions with patients 
    • Locate and utilize the definitions of medically necessary care, and apply it as a differentiator from clinically appropriate care
    • Assess documentation across the life cycle of the patient’s chart from history to discharge and on through maintenance and wellness care based on live examples demonstrated
    • Identify the deficiencies that may be present in your documentation through the eyes of an auditor

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 168

    The Secrets of Chiro-Compliant Coding


    1.0

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    • Utilize documentation requirements for the most commonly used CPT codes in the profession
    • Apply coding techniques and algorithms to ensure the proper code is selected to meet E/M documentation guidelines
    • Recognize the codes that carry the highest degree of risk and confirm that documentation meets the code requirements
    • Identify the mandatory elements of medical review policy for selected chiropractic codes

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 169

    Triage Your Patients with Compliant Treatment


    1.0

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    • Compose Complete and Accurate Treatment Plans
    • Formulate multiple Standard Treatment Protocols for better compliance and efficiency
    • Differentiate patient care plans per Patient condition severity
    • Propose recommendations based on exam findings, not third party coverage

    April Lee, DC, CPCO

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 170

    Medicare and the Quality Payment Program


    1.0

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    • Discuss Medicare’s guidelines for documenting quality measures 
    • Discuss Medicare’s Merit-Based Incentive Program (MIPS)
    • Identify and determine the eligibility requirements for MIPS
    • Identify and discuss the 4 categories under MIPS (Quality, Cost, Promoting Interoperability (PI) and Clinical Practice Improvement Activities (CPIA)
    • Recognize how Medicare calculates MIPS to determine payment adjustments

    Paul Sherman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 171

    Ancillary Services: Yes, You Have to Document Those Too


    1.0

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    • Know how to document exactly what’s required for initial visit treatment plans including physical medicine procedures
    • Apply sample language to include in each daily visit note that will meet documentation guidelines for these modalities and procedures, including properly recording time for timed services
    • Command the mechanics of how to authenticate documentation for services provided by auxiliary team members
    • Tie the patient’s diagnosis to the treatment plan for tissue-specific, physical medicine solutions
    • Tell a complete and coherent account of the patient’s daily visit journey, outlining the crucial language necessary to justify medical necessity for all services rendered

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 172

    In-Processing Federal Patients: Active or Maintenance


    1.0

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    • Recognize and document the difference between active and maintenance care
    • Use a decision-making matrix to determine the reportability of active treatment, and to be able to help the patient understand the distinction
    • Apply the Medicare standard of recordkeeping to intake requirements to establish a baseline for episodes of care
    • Determine whether routine visits qualify as active treatment when presented with new and updated complaints

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 173

    Why Render A Prognosis? Defining the Problem


    5.0

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    • Describe the need for prognosis
    • Summarize what a prognosis is
    • Demonstrate the use of prognostic tools
    • Appraise your individual patient’s outlook for recovery.
    • Measure the progress
    • Make evidence based clinical decisions
    • Substantiate your opinion for expert testimony.
    • Illustrate the evidence for care.
    • Prescribe evidence based care plans.
    • Properly document and code complicated cases
    • Improve the patient report of findings and discharge procedures

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 174

    Compliant Documentation for Adjusting Multiple Spinal Regions


    1.0

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    • Interpret in documentation, the difference between active, medically necessary care vs. clinically appropriate but possibly maintenance adjustments
    • Able to distinguish compensatory vs. primary subluxations and document them properly
    • Specify proper documentation techniques as a full spine adjuster
    • Demonstrate the ability to classify documentation for each chiropractic technique employed

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 176

    Document Clinical Rationale for Active Care Rehab


    1.0

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    • Perform functional testing to identify patients who will benefit from active care rehab
    • Correlate functional testing findings with a protocol-driven care plan customized to the patient’s diagnosis
    • Recognize and document preferred outcomes that result from properly executed active care techniques
    • Follow clinical algorithms to best understand the beginning, middle and end points of active care rehab
    • Properly document the clinical rationale for active care rehab by linking it to the diagnosis and treatment plan of initial visit documentation

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 177

    The Ideal Documentation for an Episode of Care


    1.0

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    • Discover all the elements necessary for appropriate documentation of an episode of care, from the initial visit through the discharge from active treatment
    • Have clearer delineation of the beginning and end of episodes of patient care
    • Decide when an active episode of care should turn into maintenance care, and document the decision making appropriately
    • Identify the required components of documentation as they are outlined in state board documentation requirements, Medicare documentation requirements and other entities’ regulations

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 178

    Documenting and Coding for Unproven, Investigational or Experimental Procedures


    1.0

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    • Define and recognize common procedures that may be deemed unproven, investigational or experimental
    • Determine how individual state boards and payers view these various treatments
    • Recognize guidance or rulings from state boards that dictate the need for informed consent
    • Properly document the procedures in the medical record
    • Apply correct coding to describe the procedure provided
    • Personalize a sample Consent to Treat for the procedure provided

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 179

    Documentation Nuances for All Interested Parties


    1.0

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    • Awareness of the value of orderly documentation to you and others
    • Ability to duplicate key documentation components that auditors and reviewers expect
    • Steps necessary to address how poor documentation can turn a simple record review into a full audit
    • Ability to identify commonly missed links connecting documentation to treatment

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 180

    Evaluation and Management Documentation Guidelines Made Simple Part 1


    1.0

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    • Recognize and apply E/M documentation requirements for history and consultation
    • Properly execute the four sub-components of history to be documented for new and established patient documentation
    • Properly execute the appropriate documentation for chiropractic examination components necessary to meet E/M documentation requirements
    • Reproduce quality documentation components within history and examination for new and established patients
    • Distinguish necessary elements of E/M documentation guidelines necessary for various levels of coding

    In Florida - these count towards General Hours

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 180 - 181
    2.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Documentation 180 through Documentation 181

    Course Group includes all Documentation Courses numbered 180 through 181

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 181

    Evaluation and Management Documentation Guidelines Made Simple Part 2


    1.0

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    • Recognize and apply E/M documentation requirements for medical decision making, to include levels of risk, problem points, and data points.
    • Calculate the appropriate levels of medical decision making based on complexity tables
    • Properly execute the appropriate documentation medical decision-making components necessary to meet E/M documentation requirements
    • Reproduce quality documentation elements necessary in new and established patient documentation
    • Compute, using appropriate algorithms, the levels of E/M coding based on documentation

    In Florida - these count towards General Hours

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 182
    The 5 Documentation Mistakes You're Probably Making

    1.0

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    • Differentiate and document for the difference between medical necessity and clinical appropriateness
    • Execute a complete and compliant treatment plan that includes all required elements
    • Properly record the elements necessary to justify the full-spine adjustment
    • Command the mechanics of properly documenting clinical rationale for ordered diagnostics and treatment
    • Ensure the inclusion of diagnostic assessment and doctor’s rationale in routine daily visit notes

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 183
    The Established Patient Evaluation - Who, What, When and How

    1.0

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    • Evaluate the necessary elements to properly document established patient re-evaluations of all types
    • Deliver appropriate evaluation and management services to justify continued care, assess progress, and discharge from this active care when the time is right
    • Report the necessary components of documenting the transitional diagnosis and treatment plan after a periodic re-evaluation
    • Complete the fundamentals of documenting the assessment of change since the last evaluation as it applies to federal regulations in Medicare

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 184
    Minimize Medicare Risk for Peace of Mind

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Recognize the mandatory enrollment guidelines for chiropractors and apply the rules to daily practice
    • Distinguish between active and maintenance care and employ proper procedure to administrate both types of care
    • Complete and document required elements of documentation of active treatment
    • Prepare patients to best differentiate care that Medicare considers medically necessary from care that the patient is expected to pay for
    • Apply the Medicare standard of financial transactions with patients in order to stay within the Federal collection guidelines

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 188
    Documentation and Coding of Exercise Services

    1.0

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    • Cite the difference between Therapeutic Exercise and Therapeutic Activities
    • Properly document all aspects required when utilizing timed therapy services
    • Assimilate payer policy details to ensure proper code utilization
    • Discuss common errors when documenting and billing exercise therapy services

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 189
    The Art and Science of Diagnosis Coding

    1.0

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    • Demonstrate why each and every digit of the DX tells the payer something important Distinguish the nuances of specialized DX coding rules for carriers such as Medicare.
    • Discover the importance of DX pointing, and which CPT codes are an absolute MUST to point to DX
    • Illustrate how to diagnose with a higher level of specificity and through proper hierarchy Identify the role of the diagnosis in the documentation process'

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 190
    Changes for Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services

    1.0

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    • Demonstrate understanding of the key elements of the “Patients Over Paperwork” initiative
    • Apply the new algorithm to appropriately code for E/M services under the new model
    • Determine the elements that count as Time-Activities and how to calculate appropriately
    • Establish protocol to determine Medical Decision-Making element of E/M encounter
    • Discover how to still demonstrate Medical Necessity with the new initiative

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 191
    How to Perform a Baseline Documentation Audit

    1.0

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    • Understand the necessary components of initial and routine visit documentation
    • Recognize and evaluate the relationship between documentation and billed codes
    • Demonstrate how to conduct a complete baseline audit of medical record documentation
    • Establish the parameters for subsequent audit requirements

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 192
    Medicare Mastery Part 1 Medicare Fundamental Regulations

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Demonstrate the components of recognizing Medical Necessary Care vs. Clinically Appropriate
    • Identify CMT coding trends and indicators as they relate to medical necessity
    • Properly manage treatment effectiveness for exacerbations and reoccurrences
    • Determine Proper Diagnosis and Assessment for Federal Patients
    • Acknowledge and audit CMT coding ratios to evaluate the potential risk

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 193
    Medicare Mastery Part 2 Complicated Compliance in Medicare

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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  • Identify Dually Eligible Individuals (QMB) and Understand How Medicare Works with Medicaid
  • Ascertain the practice’s obligations for QMB patients, regardless of Medicaid participation or coverage
  • Provide accurate and legal advance notice to dually eligible individuals within the new guidelines
  • Recognize the differences between acute, chronic, and maintenance care and how that affects billing and charges
  • Duplicate Medicare financial rules and collections guidance into a process within the practice

  • Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 194
    1.0

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    • Recognize the key documentation requirements and components required to be eligible to treat Veterans Administration referrals
    • Compose documentation that meets these required VA elements, while avoiding missteps most commonly found in denials and audits
    • Appraise and self-audit the VA process from referral through discharge,
    • Determine key factors known to be often missing, and understand what to do to correct the deficiency
    • Demonstrate the proactive steps to take in treating VA patients from clinical and financial submisisons

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 195
    Documenting Compliantly for Your Audience

    1.0

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    • Identify missing components before they become critical issues for your practice
    • Determine the basic requirements of documentation for all payer classes
    • Learn to identify payer requirements as part of your documentation standards
    • Understand the key documentation components that boards, auditors and reviewers expect

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 196
    2021 Changes for Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Apply the new algorithm to choose your E/M code appropriately using either time or decision making
    • Disucss existing E/M codes were deleted and details on the new Prolonged Service codes
    • Uses the the new process for typical chiropractic evaluations
    • Identify elements that count as Time-Activities and how to calculate appropriately
    • Discuss what it means to do a clinically appropriate history and exam

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 197
    The Clinical and Written Diagnosis Process

    1.0

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    • Apply the changes in the 2022 ICD-10 code set to the clinical diagnosis process
    • Compare examination findings, couple with history, to select the most appropriate written diagnosis
    • Document within the clinical record your thought process of selecting diagnostic codes
    • Classify diagnoses in order of severity and hierarchy to match projected treatment plan

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Documentation 198
    Routine Visits are Often Far from Routine

    1.0

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    • Properly document “doctor thinking” daily in routine patient visit documentation
    • Recognize the role of the PART documentation process in Routine Office Visit notes
    • Identify and execute the key components of written assessment in daily documentation
    • Recognize aspects of documentation and coding of Route Office Visits (ROV) whether active treatment, preventative maintenance, or wellness care.
    • Distinguish the unique components of Subjective, Objective, Assessment and Plan

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Emergency Procedures CA10

    Preparing for Common Emergencies


    1.0

    $24.00 USD

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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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    Text

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ethics 101

    Ethical Communications


    2.0

    $44.00 USD

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    • Demonstrate the importance of communicating in an ethical manner and what that entails
    • Develop an understanding of what 'spin' is, why it is unethical and how to monitor and minimize/stop it
    • Evaluate the barriers to effective and ethical communication
    • Develop an understanding of exactly what takes place/needs to take place during the provider/client interaction
    • Discover what it is that patients want from their visits to a provider
    • Appraise how to deal with challenging clients and situations
    • Discover how to become a skilled helper by studying the tools of communication
    • Apply listening skills to the provider's repertoire
    • Demonstrate the importance of the impact of nonverbal communication on the caregiver/client relationship
    • Develop, analyze and apply the verbal and nonverbal skills that will help to gather information and support the patient effectively
    • Write an Ethical Communication Protocol (EPC) for your practice


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ethics 103
    Avoiding Inappropriate Contact with Patients

    1.0

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    • Differentiate between assault and battery
    • Outline various kinds of legal problems that may result from sexual impropriety claims
    • Identify and describe distinctions between innocent flirtatious behavior and sexual misconduct
    • Evaluate possible defenses to sexual misconduct Disciplinary complaints
    • Discuss the applicability of the transference phenomenon to Doctors of Chiropractic

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Text

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ethics 104
    Professional Boundaries and Ethics for the Business

    1.0

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    • Recognize the legal and ethical implications of billing, collections, fees, bartering, and financial gain
    • Navigate the tricky waters of appropriate interaction with vendors/suppliers.
    • Understand the fiduciary relationship that governs patient-doctor interactions.
    • Grade your role as the chiropractor in all professional inter-relationships, including staff, patients, peers.
    • Use self-assessment techniques to stay compliant in all areas of ethics and boundaries.

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ethics 105
    Ethics of Patient Encouragement - The Placebo Effect

    1.0

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    • Identify legal prohibitions against promising healthcare cures, guaranteeing treatment results, and deceptive patient communication.
    • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate communication relating to patients' healthcare prognoses and progress.
    • Explain scientific literature linking patients' mental states with healthcare outcomes.
    • Demonstrate alignment between compliance with states' current patient communication restrictions and instances of patient encouragement that foster mental states favorable to desired healthcare outcomes.
    • Explain office procedures and staff training which are likely to ensure ongoing ethical patient communication and the documentation thereof.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ethics 106
    Dealing with the Inappropriate Patient Ethically and Effectively

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify challenging/inappropriate patient requests and behaviors encountered by chiropractors.
    • Explain prevention strategies, office procedures and effective responses to inappropriate patient activity.
    • Describe safety concerns associated with a patient's inappropriate acts and communications, as well as ethical principles related thereto.
    • Illustrate legal and ethical issues arising where the doctor/patient relationship is terminated due to inappropriate patient behavior.
    • Analyze how aberrant patient behavior presents risks to staff, the treating doctor, and to fellow patients, and how proper documentation is important in such instances.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ethics for Professionals 101

    Morality and Ethics in Professional Practice


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Define morality and ethics and distinguish between the two
    • Describe three moralities that health professionals must integrate into their own moral life
    • Identify some major sources of moral beliefs in Western societies
    • Distinguish between an ethical issue and ethical problem
    • List three ways that ethics is useful in everyday professional practice
    • Describe what material cooperation entails
    • Identify some mechanisms available to protect the personal moral convictions of health professionals


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ethics for Professionals 102

    Ethical Problems, Ethical Distress and Ethical Dilemma's


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Identify the goal of professional ethics activity.
    • Describe the basic idea of a caring response and some ways this response in a professional relationship is distinguished from expressions of care in other types of relationships.
    • Identify three component parts of any ethical problem.
    • Describe what an agent is and, more importantly, what it is to be a moral agent.
    • Name the three prototypical ethical problems.
    • Describe the role of emotions in ethical distress.
    • Distinguish between two varieties of ethical distress.
    • Compare the fundamental difference between ethical distress and an ethical dilemma.
    • Define ethical paternalism or parentalism.
    • Describe a type of ethical dilemma that challenges a professionals desire (and duty) to treat everyone fairly and equitably.
    • Identify the fundamental difference between distress or dilemma problems and locus of authority problems.
    • Identify four criteria that will assist you in deciding who should assume authority for a specific ethical decision to achieve a caring response.
    • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
    • Become familiar with the Guide to Professional Conduct for PT
    • Indiana PTs - become familiar with the IN PT Rules and Practice Act
    • Texas PTs - become familiar with the TX PT Rules and Practice Act
    • Utah PTs - become familiar with the UT PT Rules and Practice Act


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ethics for Professionals 103

    The Analysis of Ethical Problems in Professional Life


    1.0

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    • Identify six steps in the analysis of ethical problems encountered in everyday professional life and how each plays a part in arriving at a caring response.
    • Describe the central role of narrative and virtue theories in gathering relevant information for a caring response.
    • List four areas of inquiry that will be useful when gathering relevant information to make sure you have the story straight.
    • Describe the role of conduct-related ethical theories and approaches in arriving at a caring response.
    • Describe why imagination is an essential aspect of seeking out the practical alternatives in an ethically challenging situation.
    • Discuss how courage assists you in a caring response.
    • Identify two benefits of taking time to reflect on and evaluate the action afterward.
    • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
    • Become familiar with the Guide to Professional Conduct for PT's


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ethics for Professionals 104

    Ethics of Confidential Information


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Define the terms confidential information and confidentiality.
    • Identify the relationship of a patient's legal right to privacy with his reasonable expectations regarding confidential information.
    • Describe how the telling and keeping of secrets is relevant to understanding the importance of confidentiality.
    • Discuss the ethical norms involved in keeping and breaking professional confidences.
    • Name five general legal exceptions to the professional standard of practice that confidences should not be broken.
    • Consider practical options that a professional can take when faced with the possibility of breaking a confidence.
    • Discuss some important aspects of documentation that affect confidentiality.
    • Compare ethical issues of confidentiality traditionally conceived with those that have arisen because of computerized medical records and patient care information systems.
    • Describe the key ethical strengths and challenges of the recent U.S. federal regulations related to privacy considerations (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996).
    • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
    • Review and become familiar with the TX PT Rules
    • Read case scenarios illustrating ethical decision making


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

    Downloadable Course in PDF
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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ethics for Professionals 105

    Informed Consent


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    • Describe three basic legal concepts that led to the doctrine of informed consent.
    • Describe three approaches to determining the disclosure standard for judging that a patient or client has been informed.
    • Discuss three major aspects of the process of obtaining informed consent.
    • Distinguish "general consent" from "special consent" documents.
    • Differentiate between the never-competent and once-competent patient or client and the challenges posed by each in regard to informed consent.
    • Compare informed consent as it is used in health care practice and in human studies research.
    • Describe some considerations one must always take into account to be sure one is being culturally competent and honoring cultural difference when informed consent is the standard.


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Evidence Based Outcomes 213
    Critical Appraisal Bootcamp

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Hypothesize situations where being able to critically evaluate research on your own may be particularly important
    • Recall the original definition of evidence-based medicine
    • Identify point-of-care resources for high quality evidence
    • Categorize the evidence-based resources into point-of-care, summaries, syntheses etc.
    • Define “bias” in the context of research studies
    • Discover risk of bias in randomized controlled trials as it relates to unmasking and blinding
    • Paraphrase the meaning of a “straw man” in the context of study design
    • Discover risk of bias in randomized controlled trials as it relates to industry sponsorship, specifically referencing spin, straw man design, selective outcome reporting
    • Identify the aspects of ‘non-specific effects’
    • Define minimal (clinically) important difference
    •  Explain why minimal important differences may be more relevant than p values
    • Apply research findings to the patient in front of you

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Functional Medicine 206
    Disease and the Mind Body Connection

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Discuss PNI and its relationship to musculoskeletal conditions
    • Review the interaction of the Hippocampus-Pituitary-Adrenal axis with PNI and its effect on musculoskeletal conditions Discuss clinical approach to managing these syndromes

    Hour 2:       

    • Explain what factors affect the baby boomer population
    • Establish Patient education and doctor patient relationship
    • Establish protocols to improve treatment outcomes

    Hour 3:

    • Mind over matter- how the brain and neuropathways affect musculoskeletal conditions
    • Describe cellular structure connections
    • Evaluate patients with musculoskeletal conditions and consider the effect of the mind, body, cellular and neurological alterations manifesting of these conditions.

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Functional Medicine 207
    Leaky Gut Syndrome

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify the Importance of the Microbiome in Leaky Gut Syndrome
    • Examples of symptoms of Leaky Gut Syndrome
    • Discuss the health conditions caused by Leaky Gut Syndrome
    • Breakdown the causes of Leaky Gut Syndrome
    • Explain Nutritional Therapies used to heal Leaky Gut Syndrome

    Michael Epitropoulos, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Functional Medicine 208
    Glutathione Therapy

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Explain the importance of Glutathione as a Nutritional Therapy.
    • Demonstrate the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Liver dysfunction, Lung conditions and Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat conditions and the benefits of Glutathione therapy in each case.
    • Discuss abstracts that illustrate the benefits of Glutathione therapy in Alzheimer’s, Liver and lung dysfunction and conditions of the Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat.
    • Illustrate the primary benefit of Glutathione therapy for Alzheimer’s and conditions of the liver, lung and ears, eyes, nose, and throat.
    • List the primary precursors for Glutathione in the body.

    Michael Epitropoulos, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 201 - 210
    10-Course Basic Certificate Program

    21.0

    $795.00 USD

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    • This course contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 201 through 210

    This package course includes a FREE 1 hour Bonus course:  The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity: Case Studies

    multiple

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Gastroenterology 204
    Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Define Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) 
    • List common causes/ associations/risk factors of SIBO
    • Recall the various estimates of SIBO prevalence
    • Explain why SIBO prevalence estimates vary
    • Describe the trajectory of SIBO research over the past decades
    Hour 2
    • Explain the limitations of using breath tests for the diagnosis of SIBO compared to other alternatives.
    • Describe the specific issues with glucose-based breath tests for SIBO diagnosis.
    • Describe the specific issues with lactulose-based breath tests for SIBO diagnosis.
    • Critique the North American consensus document on breath testing for SIBO

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Gastroenterology 205
    IBS/SIBO Research

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Implement the 2020 ACG Guidelines as it relates to breath testing for patients with IBS.
    • Implement the 2020 ACG Guidelines as it relates to breath testing for patients taking PPIs.
    • Discriminate between normal and abnormal ppm of H2S on a breath test.
    • Contrast between the microbial diversity of the small intestine in those with and without SIBO.
    • Identify the aberrant organism most associated with SIBO in the REIMAGINE study.
    • Implement the 2020 ACG Guidelines as it relates to testing IBS patients for food sensitivities.
    • Implement the 2020 ACG Guidelines as it relates to the use of low FODMAP diets in IBS patients.
    • Select the Gut Directed Hypnotherapy regimen associated with the largest effect size.
    • Explain the need for GRADE within the context of Guideline development.
    • Critique a guideline using the AGREE-II criteria.
    • Define the concepts of pre- and post-test probability.
    • Calculate a post-test probability.

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Geriatrics 101
    Exercise Effects on Wound Healing, Balance, Depression, and Anxiety in Older Adults

    1.0

    $22.00 USD

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    • Summarize the effect of exercise on wound healing in older adults
    • Discuss the relationship between trunk muscle composition and functional capacity
    • Assess the effects of high-intensity strength training on balance
    • Describe a study that examines the reliability and validity of a new steadiness measure
    • Assess the effect of an endurance exercise program on depression, anxiety and quality of life

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Geriatrics 102
    Mitochondrial Degeneration, Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress

    1.0

    $22.00 USD

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    • Summarize the concept of mitochondrial degeneration
    • Discuss the free-radical mitochondrial theory of aging and the susceptibility of the brain to oxidative stress
    • Assess the relationship between mitochondrial decay and age-related neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD)
    • Illustrate the array of mitochondrial nutrients and the various vitamins that may improve mitochondrial function

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Geriatrics 103
    Breaking down the biomechanical and biochemical aspects of longevity

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Breakdown the biomechanical processes of spinal degeneration
    • Explain the biochemical processes that occur in the geriatric population in 
    • Differentiate between various diagnosis of structural and chemical conditions seen in geriatric patients
    • Analyze the radiological findings and how they influence clinical decisions
    • Explain Syndrome X and how it affects physiology
    • Differentiate trauma and its late effects on the body

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Geriatrics 104

    Psychology of mind/body as it relates to improvement of patient results


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1

    • Describe psychoneuroimmunology and its application to clinical diagnosis of geriatric patients
    • Apply psychoneuroimmunology to activities of daily living

    Hour 2

    • Differentiate clinical approaches to managing psychoneuroimmunology
    • Measure clinical treatment outcomes

    Hour 3

    • Relate what factors contribute to this field in the elderly patient
    • Incorporate hormonal balancing with nutrition in clinical treatment plans for Chiropractic Patients

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Geriatrics 105

    Nutrition for the aging population


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Implement nutrients that promote spinal and joint function to obtain positive clinical outcomes
    • Explain Ph., alkalinity and acidity as it impacts the physiology of the body in regards to healing
    • Categorize toxins in the environment that create clinical presentations of  geriatric patients clinical care
    • Utilize vitamins herbals and supplements to augment patients’ care
    • Factor nutritional aspects of protein, fats and carbs into clinical treatment plans to improve healing
    • Create treatment goals and nutritional plans

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Geriatrics 106

    Therapeutic clinical solutions to common geriatric conditions


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Assess various treatment modalities
    • Implement treatment protocols as found in the latest research
    • Progress patients to incorporate wellness into their lifestyle
    • Perform postural evaluations and discuss clinical significance to the patient
    • Appropriately factor radiographic findings into diagnosis and clinical decision making of the geriatric patient
    • Examine physical findings and set specific and measurable patient treatment goals

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Got Documentation 201
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Discuss ethical standards of insurance reporting and coding
    • Illustrate how documentation can affect state board complaints
    • Discuss why insurance companies file complaints against chiropractors
    • Discuss why patients file board complaints against chiropractors
    • Define the Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR)
    • Illustrate taking a thorough history using the OPQRST method
    • Discuss the components of the ortho/neuro exam

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Got Documentation 202
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Discuss the misrepresentation of certain orthopedic tests
    • Illustrate sensitivity and specificity of orthopedic tests
    • Define the 2021 changes to Evaluation and Management codes
    • Discuss the differences between using time vs. medical decision making for E/M
    • Distinguish between subjective and objective outcome assessments Illustrate methods of proving medical necessity
    • Illustrate the CMS requirements of chiropractic documentation
    • Illustrate condition-specific functional outcome questionnaires
    • Define the A of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Define the R of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Illustrate the different methods of evaluating spinal range of motion
    • Define the T of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Describe the timing of the first re-assessment
    • Demonstrate proper coding for range of motion measurements
    • Describe the P.A.R.T. format of documentation
    • Define the P of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Describe the concept of outcome assessments in clinical practice

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Got Documentation 203
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Illustrate different outcome assessments for the T of P.A.R.T
    • Demonstrate the POMR and P.A.R.T. formats for the initial patient encounter
    • Integrate the POMR and P.A.R.T. formats for subsequent patient encounters
    • Discuss proper diagnosing in notes and on a claim form
    • Define the short, moderate and long-term diagnoses for Medicare
    • Define proper Assessments
    • Illustrate how to determine an assessment for each condition
    • Illustrate complicating factors that can be documented for each condition

    Recommend to take courses 201 and 202 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Got Documentation 204
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Illustrate the two types of Plan
    • Discuss common therapeutic modalities
    • Demonstrate proper documentation for time-based codes
    • Illustrate how to document measurable treatment goals
    • Describe the red flags of a record review
    • Demonstrate the determination of causation for a motor vehicle collision
    • Discuss the different mechanisms of injury for motor vehicle collisions
    • Discuss some of the key value drivers of Colossus
    • Discuss the difference between impairment and disability
    • Illustrate the determination of the end of justifiable treatment
    • Define the main components of an impairment evaluation
    • Illustrate Duties Under Duress and Loss of Enjoyment
    • Illustrate the important diagnoses for personal injury cases
    • Define the 5 Colossus prognoses
    • Demonstrate the 5 grades of injury severity for the Croft Guidelines for the Treatment of CAD Injuries

    Recommend to take courses 201, 202 and 203 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Government HIPAA and Cybersecurity Compliance 201
    HIPAA Compliance & Cybersecurity: How they catch you off guard and what they demand you produce!

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Prepare to manage and document protocols, for litigation protection, in a crisis, such as Covid.
    • Discover how to avoid a HIPAA investigation and becoming a ‘HIPAA statistic’, often by surprise.
    • Operate an office with protocols to avoid ransom ware and other Cyber-attacks.
    • Complete a HIPAA program to be prepared for document production, demanded by the government, when a complaint (or even a simple inquiry) is made by a patient, peer, or ex-employee.

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Government HIPAA and Cybersecurity Compliance 202
    Required HIPAA policies and required OIG self-audits for those who treat Medicare patients

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Prepare for the required OIG compliance program, required for all who treat one of more Medicare patients per year.
    • Aid in understanding and preparing required written documented policies under the HIPAA law.
    • Identify what thieves do with stolen patient information.
    • Discover what is included in a comprehensive table of contents for a HIPAA compliance program.
    • Describe the type and number of complaints against doctors and their often surprise origins
    • Use of required accounting logs

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Government HIPAA and Cybersecurity Compliance 203
    What to do if you are ever notified you are under investigation or audit and the new ONC law requirements

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Classifying what you say and when, when notified of an investigation or audit, to avoid saying the wrong thing and complicating your case.
    • Examine what every office must do, regarding the ONC law, to deliver patient records electronically if so requested, even if you don’t have computers.
    • Show a step-by-step approach to responding to the government in the event of a breach, investigation, or audit.
    • Solve the puzzle as to avoiding audits and compliance investigations.

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Government HIPAA and Cybersecurity Compliance 204
    NO Surprises Law and latest from the Washington DC HIPAA and cybersecurity symposiums

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Explain tele-health pros and cons.
    • Categorize the risks that lead to being turned in for violations, often not knowing you were doing anything wrong.
    • Point out the most common HIPAA scams that involve impersonating a federal official.
    • Examine the parts of the HIPAA law that enforcers are enforcing and those parts they are not enforcing.

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Government HIPAA and Cybersecurity Compliance 205
    No Risk analysis and no ISARs equals maximum HIPAA fines

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Discover how to conduct the required ISAR (information system activity review) that leads to maximum fines if not completed.
    • Aid you and/or your staff in conducting the required risk analysis that leads to maximum fines, if not completed.
    • Prepare an electronic device maintenance schedule to protect yourself relative to data breaches.
    • Examine how to reduce your exposure to HIPAA fines.

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Government HIPAA and Cybersecurity Compliance 206
    Required Data Security and Fee Compliance

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Discover illegal fee structures and the legal options that do exist.
    • Prepare the four requirements relative to the notice of patient privacy policy.
    • Generate a legally required BAA process for every individual or company with whom you share or provide access to your patient data.
    • Discuss the requirements for data recover and emergency mode operations under HIPAA.

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Government HIPAA and Cybersecurity Compliance 207
    Medicare Compliance, ABN Form and Additional HIPAA Policies

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Prepare a protocol for creating required policies under HIPAA.
    • Assess the risks of seeing Medicare patients with inadequate use of the ABN form.
    • Operate proper procedures to appropriately use the ABN form in a Medicare practice.
    • Summarize the Ohio workers’ compensation requirements that elevate chiropractic and put restrictions upon spinal surgeons.

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Government HIPAA and Cybersecurity Compliance 208
    Required Staff Training, Physical Plant Audit and Disciplinary Policies

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Generate proper staff training to meet HIPAA requirements.
    • Examine the pitfalls around a physical plant audit and what you must do to avoid them.
    • Completing a required disciplinary policy that will pass an investigation.
    • Classify the little-known training requirements above and beyond the ‘annual HIPAA training’.

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 101

    Revealing the interaction of natural healing with pharmaceutical pain intervention and the resultant effectiveness of manual therapies


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Explain the three phases of healing for non-cancerous tissue, and examine the physiology of heat and ice therapies
    • Outline the differences in tissue type and healing times between strains and sprains
    • Contrast the differences between NSAIDS and corticosteroids, including their side-effects and lasting effects on the body
    • Discuss the side effects and precautions pertinent to manual therapists for analgesic and anti-inflammatory medications
    • Classify the pharmaceuticals that act on the central nervous system to control pain, inflammation, circulation, and the immune response, defining specific precautions pertinent to the profession

    Bryan Born, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 102

    Differentiating Between Benign and Malignant Tumors and The Real Vs. Perceived Contraindications That Pharmaceuticals Have Regarding Manual Therapies


    1.0

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    • Explain in concise terms the two kinds of neoplasms, the causes of cancer, and how tumors are named
    • Differentiate the clinical differences between benign and malignant tumors, and the different approaches for manual therapy needed for each
    • Compare and contrast the different methods for cancer staging and grading.
    • Discuss the clinical concerns for manual therapies and outline a systematic approach to determine appropriate treatment plans
    • Discover the pharmaceutical precautions for manual therapists, including those that may damage the therapist's own skin

    Bryan Born, DC

    Text

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    HIPAA 201
    Security Risk Assessment - A Key Component of HIPAA Risk Management

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify ePHI assets within the clinic and assess exposure to threats and vulnerabilities
    • Understand how to create an action plan and implement Security Safeguards
    • Recognize the components of the Risk Assessment that must be considered when developing policies and procedures

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    HIPAA 202

    Security Risk Management- A HIPAA Requirement


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Manage Risk Assignments and assign Target Dates to comply with federal requirements
    • Audit Risk Factors that may be present
    • Manage Security Events that may come up during the course of everyday workflow
    • Set up Workforce Security Standards to be complied with by all team members
    • Ongoingly Monitor Security Safeguards to ensure the integrity of your data and minimize risk

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    HIPAA 203

    Getting a Handle on HIPAA Privacy


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Recognize PHI Identifiers- Know what you are looking for
    • Identify important components of the Notice of Privacy Practices and how it puts the patient in the driver seat
    • Execute, track and audit Business Associate Agreements
    • Apply the rules of Patient Authorizations regarding when TPO applies

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    HIPAA 205
    Understanding Your Patient's Rights ? Avoid HIPAA Privacy Violations

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Summarize some of the key components of HIPAA Privacy Rule.
    • Breakdown what a compliant Notice of Privacy Practice should look like.
    • Summarize HIPAA Use & Disclosure- the often-overlooked portion of Notice of Privacy Practice
    • Demonstrate how to respond to a patient’s request for a copy of their medical record.
    • Determine how to avoid a Right of Access violation.

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

    AudioVisual Course

    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    HIPAA Training CA62
    2.0

    $24.00 USD

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    • Discuss the History of HIPAA
    • Understanding Terminology of HIPAA i.e.: PHI, IIHI, NPP, TPO, NPI, EIN, EDI, etc.
    • Understand covered entities vs. non-covered entities
    • Understand what HIPAA truly means to a practice and does everyone have to comply
    • Understand what Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), code sets, identifiers, security and privacy
    • Understand the Privacy Rule, Patient Consent Form, Notice of Privacy Practices, Patient Authorization, Business Associate Agreements, Appointments of Privacy Officers and Staff training
    • Understand patient rights as it pertains to access of their medical information, records and your practice etc.
    • Understand and feel confident about HIPAA Guidelines

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    No CE Required
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    History Taking CA70
    Taking a Proper History

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    • Interview a patient using the skills of the patient-centered interview
    • Elicit from patients their stories of illness, while pursuing the broader life setting in which symptoms occur
    • Elicit from patients key information in their medical, family, and psychosocial histories
    • Recognize and respond appropriately to a patient’s emotions as they are expressed
    • Support and encourage expression of patients’ emotions
    • Critically assess one’s own performance and use of interviewing skill
    • Develop interpersonal skills enabling the establishment of long-term relationships with patients.

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Hydrotherapy and Spa Applications
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    • Define hydrotherapy, cryotherapy, spa and thermotherapy
    • List 3 advantages/disadvantages of heat and cold
    • Identify the Hunting Response
    • List the three physical states of water
    • Identify guidelines to ensure safe application of hydrotherapy methods
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    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Infectious Disease 103
    Infectious Disease: Keeping Safe During COVID

    1.0

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    • Describe the symptoms of COVID-19 and differences between it and influenza
    • Explain the chiropractic response to COVID-19
    • Propose workflow changes to staff, space and treatment in response to the current pandemic
    • Demonstrate proper mask use and instruct others in the process of wearing and removing masks
    • Categorize the types of equipment necessary for cleaning and disinfecting your space and equipment and recall methods to do so

    Brett Kinsler, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Laser 201
    Revolutionary Wellness - An Integrative Approach to Health

    8.0

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  • Utilize reproducible, implementable protocols in your practice
  • Apply neurodynamic tests and corrective laser protocols
  • Assess and understand traumatic brain injuries (concussion, neurodegenerative diseases)
  • Summarize strategies to initiate the positive impact of gut health on the musculoskeletal system
  • Elucidate the science of the different types of fasting
  • Discuss the breakthrough technique for non-invasive fat reduction
  • Apply clinical breakthroughs in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Appreciate new laser research and its clinical applicability
  • Assess intestinal and blood-brain dysfunctions
  • Perform laser applications

  • Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

    8.0

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    • Integrate infection, evolution, immunity, inflammation, fibrosis, blood flow, mitochondria, ATP, oxidative stress, and DNA.
    • Integrate mechanical integrity in gravity, weight, load, levers, posture, mechanoreception, mechanotransduction, mechanobiology, tensegrity, neurology, blood flow, and DNA.
    • Justify high vegetable, low lectin, low glycemic dietary habits, and their influence on physiology.
    • Summarize problems with refined carbohydrates, monosodium glutamate, aspartame, and chemical toxins.
    • Support high intensity interval training, weight lifting, brain derived neurotrophic factor, human growth hormone, and interleukin-10.
    • Explain the biphasic nature of laser photon therapy, wavelength, frequency, speed of light, fluence, penetration, secondary and primary physiological influences.
    • Develop the relationship between mitochondria, free radicals, ATP, cytochrome c oxidase enzyme, and laser photon therapy
    • Justify why all people need between 5-8 different supplements and explain why.
    • Diagram a protocol for influencing immunology and the brain through the intestinal tract; integrating the vagus nerve and the nucleus tractus solitarius.
    • Integrate a protocol for brain function that discusses trauma, degenerative, and vascular compromise.
    • Demonstrate a protocol for chronic low back pain that integrates the intervertebral disc, posture, mechanics, exercise, and laser therapy.
    • Support a protocol for acute whiplash that includes applying controlled motion and anti-inflammation strategies.
    • Apply a protocol for remodeling scar tissue and the fibrosis of repair.

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

    AudioVisual Course

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    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

    8.0

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    • Review common conditions and how low-level laser affects treatment outcome
    • Describe the Opioid Epidemic
    • Discuss Low Level Laser Therapy FDA Clearances
    • Analyze FDA Study details and research validation
    • Perform myotome Testing - Neck and Shoulder 
    • Utilize 635 nm red correction
    • Perform Myotome Testing - Neck and Shoulder
    • Utilitze 405 nm FDA Clearance correction
    • Utilize 405 nm identifying hidden weaknesses
    • Demonstrate Soft tissue/percussion - Neck and Shoulder
    • Explain laser physics at a cellular level
    • Perform myotome Testing - Low Back 
    • Utilize 635 nm red correction
    • Demonstrate Soft tissue/percussion - Lower back
    • Discuss Low Level Laser Therapy FDA Clearance Plantar Fasciitis
    • Utilize rehabilitation - Slant Board / Calf Master
    • Identify normal vs abnormal length and strengthen the low physical capacity related to foot/knee symptoms of the patient
    • Recite PubMed studies in regard to the health benefits of scoring and improving structure and soft tissue
    • Examine how your physical capacity score predicts Activities of Daily Living and health outcomes
    • Discuss a neuro-mechanical treatment approach
    • Provide nutritional support for your patients

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    Jerome Rerucha DC, CSCS, CHPS

    AudioVisual Course

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    Laser 204
    Energize Your Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice using Non-Thermal and Clinical Nutrition

    6.0

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    • Contrast benefits of non‐thermal versus thermal lasers     
    • Discuss the history and method of action of non‐thermal lasers         
    • Distinguish the unique benefits of non‐thermal violet lasers     
    • Demonstrate the easy of using non-thermal lasers           
    • Utilize basic applied clinical nutrition information to support the foundation  for healing in patients   
    • Explain the 4 keystones of health     
    • Identify digestive dysfunction and create a plan for correction     
    • Assess acid reflux and hypochlorhydria
    • Review the importance of gallbladder function in liver detoxification   
    • Outline the basics of leaky gut   
    • Explore the cascade of poor health   
    • Integrate clinical tips and suggestions        
    • Recognize the opportunity of when to use non‐thermal laser therapy and  which conditions respond best to it     
    • Review non‐thermal laser techniques for resolving immune, pain, brain and  organ system presentations   
    • Discuss multiple non‐thermal laser therapy applications          
    • Determine whether to treat empirically or test    
    • Interpret basic laboratory values using functional levels   
    • Selecting from the specialty lab test options for objective feedback and to  target treatment plans     
    • Integrate non‐thermal laser therapy with acupuncture treatments for  exponential patient outcomes   
    • Perform non‐thermal laser treatments for FDA cleared conditions and  successful therapies for conditions not yet formally studied    
    • Demonstrate using non‐thermal laser for immune system strengthening and  faster infection resolution      
    • Apply non‐thermal laser techniques to balance energy or emotional centers  of patients to enhance acupuncture treatments

    Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN

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    Laser 205
    Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

    6.0

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    • Apply Laser Basics with Pediatric Care
    • Update on Skeletal Development
    • Outline the Safety of Laser with Growth Plates
    • Discuss Laser Basics and Brain Development
    • Describe Brain Development
    • Integrate Neurologic rehabilitation with Laser
    • Describe Fetal Development in utero
    • Discuss Infection risk
    • Integrate Laser and bi-stable infection balance
    • Summarize Pediatric Obesity
    • Apply Laser therapy and body re-composition
    • Integrate laser treatments with laboratory assessment in children
    • Integrate laser into clinical pediatric practice

    Marc Funderlich Jr, BPS, DC, CCS

    AudioVisual Course

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    Laser 206
    Dealing with Americas Health Epidemic from a Neurological Point of View

    6.0

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    • Summarize optimal treatment parameters of low level lasers
    • Outline at least 3 major physiological effects that low level lasers have on the human body
    • Describe the 4 major pathophysiological changes in degeneration
    • Identify lab markers that can be used to assess the integrity of tight junction barriers
    • Give examples of nutrition and other factors that may damage barrier systems
    • Recognize how low level laser can directly and indirectly the body
    • Integrating basic neurology and low level laser applications to support normal adaptive physiology for common disorders
    • Discuss how low level laser can be used to affect physiological and biological effects in the body
    • Describe pain from peripheral and central mechanisms. 
    • Specify how to use low level lasers for chronic pain management for low back pain
    • Summarize base low level laser protocols

    Trevor Berry, DC, DACNB

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    Laser 207
    Get Back in the Game Body Recalibration through Laser Therapy

    6.0

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    • Summarize the volume of research that led to the USSR implementing laser by 1974 as standard care
    • Summarize the differences between LEDs and different classes of lasers
    • Discover which wavelength was preferred by the Soviets, and also has 18 of the 21 FDA clearances • Utilize case studies to support that this is not a placebo
    • Summarize the results of the level 1, double blind study that showed a 635 nm class 2 laser was more effective than opioids for chronic low back pain of a minimum duration of 8 years
    • Discover how to easily integrate laser therapy into an existing practice for better patient outcomes
    • contrast the difference in clearances and uses for a class 4 laser vs a class 2 laser for chronic condition for better implementation into treatment protocols
    • illustrate treatment applications and contraindications with videos and pictures
    • identify the injuries that respond to laser therapy and the research that supports them
    • generate a treatment plan with lasers for each condition describedCcontrast the effectiveness of different types of lasers and NSAIDS and Opioids vs laser
    • Illustrate techniques via video/pictures
    • Identify the specific pathways that research has shown that laser can be beneficial for support of these conditions when applied transcranially
    • Classify which conditions are contraindications and which types of lasers are contraindicated transcranially
    • Summarize the findings on the autism study and its submission to the FDA for review
    • Summarize what occurs on a cellular level after a concussion, and what occurs when laser is applied and nutrients are utilizedClassify which injuries and conditions respond well to low level laser
    • Illustrate set up methods and treatment protocols for several conditions
    • Utilize case studies with video/picture demonstrations
    • Summarize the studies that showed improvement from laser therapy in performance metrics like muscle strength, endurance, and recovery
    • Discuss the studies that show a 25 to 35% faster recovery for several sports injuries and auto accident injuries when laser therapy is applied
    • Determine how to use laser therapy with athletes in the office both for injuries and for performance enhancement

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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    Laser 208
    The Scientific Underpinning of Non-Thermal Low-Level Lasers

    6.0

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    • Identify the principles of photobiomodulation
    • Discuss the ability of the body to repair itself
    • Explain the scope of non-thermal low-level laser
    • Summarize the action the laser has at a chemical level
    • Explain Medawar’s Hypothesis and Kirkwood’s addition to it
    • How Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy helps maintain a healthy life
    • Classify different ways of using Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy
    • Outline the research about Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy
    • Summarize the areas that Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy is used in
    • Discuss the differences between 405, 532, and 635nm Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy
    • Give Examples of the immunological benefits of treatment
    • Relate the of 405, 635 nm combo in tissue healing
    • Explain the differences between Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy, Hot Laser and LED
    • State the uses and effects of hot laser
    • Indicate the benefits of LED
    • Assess the science behind Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy
    • Apply Non-Thermal Low-Level Laser Therapy

    Robert Sullivan, D.Pod.Med, BSc (Hons) Pod

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

    6.0

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    • Identify the common threads of most health challenges that patients are currently presenting with in our offices.
    • Examine the facets and protocols that are most effective for mitochondrial dysfunction, systemic inflammation, and chronic pain syndromes.
    • Apply practical applications of Low Level Laser Therapy or photobiomodulation for the improvement of mitochondrial dysfunction, reducing systemic inflammatory cascades, and improving overall quality of life.
    • Integrate the most researched skill sets and protocols to achieve powerful results.
    • Test inflammatory markers to determine proper treatment protocols and efficacy.
    • Compare the level of weakness for brachial and lumbar plexus before and after treatments.
    • Measure the degree of neuroinflammation and its impact on cerebellar function with the sway test.
    • Assess cognitive decline accurately with Montreal cognitive assessment form and specific lab
    • Application of Low Level Laser Therapy to chronic pain syndromes of the plantar fascia.
    • Solve the issue of chronic pain with FDA approved Low Level Laser Therapy
    • Predict the recovery time for specific conditions for treatment plan accuracy.
    • Utilize and blend these proven methods to take your confidence and clinical outcomes to a higher level.

    Andre J Camelli, DC

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    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

    6.0

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    • Recognize areas of risk and liability within Personal Injury cases
    • Identify common med-legal concerns
    • Recognize various important components associated with the Personal Injury history
    • Improve the accuracy and thoroughness of the initial Personal Injury history
    • Examine and document common Personal Injury traumatic injuries 
    • Create a plan to minimize patient risk and improve provider outcomes
    • Recognize the versatility and benefits of low level laser therapy for musculoskeletal injuries  
    • Develop clinical protocols for low lever laser application and documentation for musculoskeletal injuries  
    • Recognize conditions, injuries and symptoms requiring advanced imaging 
    • Apply diagnostics and humanize trauma cases
    • Discover the importance and relevance of Personal Injury case management 
    • Identify opportunities for improved clinical decision making and case management

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Laser 211
    Get Back in the Game Body Recalibration through Laser Therapy Part 2

    6.0

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    • Summarize the differences between the effects of 635 nm laser and 405 nm laser
    • Illustrate effective protocols with the laser and exercises to support each condition
    • Discuss case studies to demonstrate potential therapeutic outcomes
    • Summarize the results of the level 1, double blind study that showed the effectiveness of class 2 635 nm for chronic pain and inflammation
    • Discuss how inflammation can lead to many chronic musculoskeletal conditions that affect people in the United States
    • Use lab testing to identify inflammation
    • Illustrate treatment applications and contraindications
    • Identify the conditions that respond to laser therapy for support, the research that supports them, and to identify which conditions are either not supported with laser therapy or are contraindicated
    • Aggregate which class of lasers can be used for support and which are contraindicated
    • Generate a treatment plan with lasers for different musculoskeletal conditions
    • Categorize the negative impacts of scar tissue on range of motion, pain, and function
    • Classify which conditions are contraindications and which types of lasers are contraindicated 
    • Summarize the changes that occur in scar tissue and when movement of tissue or a joint triggers pain for a prolonged period
    • Apply low level laser to musculoskeletal injuries that respond well to low level laser
    • Summarize the studies that have been published on PubMed for these conditions being supported with lasers
    • Set up methods and treatment protocols for several conditions
    • Summarize the studies that showed improvement from laser therapy in performance metrics like muscle strength, endurance, and recovery
    • Comprehend the studies that show a 25 to 35% faster recovery for several sports injuries and auto accident injuries when laser therapy is applied
    • Use laser therapy with athletes in the office both for injuries and for performance enhancement by rehabilitating their balance and coordination with lasers

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Laser 212
    Create life-changing initiatives with Chiropractic, Lasers, Nutrition and Exercise

    6.0

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    Hour 1

    • Breakdown the implications of inflammation on epigenetics and relate inflammation to genetic damage and musculoskeletal disease.
    • Develop a plan for clinical anti-inflammatory protocols

    Hour 2

    • Interpret blood chemistry markers related to inflammation, and translate into laymen’s terms for patient understanding.
    • Devise office strategies for obtaining blood chemistry markers, delivering the report of findings to the patient
    • Discuss the physiological mechanisms of the gut-brain axis, distinguish the molecular players in gut-brain axis syndromes, and identify behavioral modifications and nutritional therapies
    • Demonstrate knowledge of calcium ions as an egregious free radicals

    Hour 3

    • Identify blood chemistry markers
    • Differentiate between different classes of lasers, Class I, II, IIIA, IIIB, and IV lasers, and outline the therapeutic effects of each

    Hour 4

    • Explain the difference between nIR and fIR saunas, and identify key physiological mechanisms
    • Discuss Low Level Laser Therapy wavelengths as they pertain to various upregulation of metabolic functions, and integrate into the health of the body.
    • Differentiate between Class 1, Class 2, Class 3R, Class 3B, and Class 4 lasers, and determine proper clinical application of each laser
    • Develop plans to calculate Joules of output for various lasers using physics, and demonstrate fundamental understanding of laser frequency output to address various clinical cases.

    Hour 5

    • Discuss Clinical Cases and outcomes citing specific patient histories and medical studies from the National Institute of Health and PubMed.com; integrate these ideas and extrapolate health plans into current clinical situations.
    • Discuss how low level laser therapy affects the body
    • Discuss supplementation and integrate effective neuroprotective supplementation protocols in a clinical setting based on the work of the world’s best universities’ studies

    Hour 6

    • Outline the basic types of intermittent fasting, relate to patient goals as determined in nutritional consultations, and design intermittent fasting protocols for clinical settings.
    • Summarize the concepts of ketosis, brain energy utilization, and neuroprotection; relate to medium-chain triglyceride consumption.

    Kristin Hieshetter, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Laser 213
    Super Highway to Health - Advanced Protocols for Clinical Success

    8.0

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    • Build the ultimate back: from chronic back pain to high performance
    • Evaluate exercise’s effect on hormones and human performance
    • Create a flowchart explaining laser therapy and its application during the correlated stages of healing
    • Review the newest laser research and its clinical applicability
    • Apply neurodynamic tests and advanced corrective laser protocols
    • Evaluate techniques for non-invasive fat reduction
    • Elucidate the science of different types of fasting
    • Utilize advanced clinical breakthroughs in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries
    • Implement strategies to initiate the positive impact of gut health on the musculoskeletal system
    • View hands-on reproducible, implementable protocols 
    • Incorporate laser effectively into your practice
    • Assess intestinal and blood-brain barrier dysfunction
    • Integrate leading-edge protocols for SIBO
    • Identify modern lifestyle and environmental triggers that affect the gut brain axis

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Laser 215
    A Comprehensive Analysis of Todays Healthcare Topics

    8.0

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    Hour 1:

    • Integrate the following concepts as it pertains to laser therapy:  wavelength, frequency, speed of light, fluence, penetration, secondary and primary physiological influences
    • Contrast the differences between thermal and non-thermal laser therapy

    Hour 2:

    • Conceptualize the relationship between mitochondria, free radicals, ATP, cytochrome coxidase enzyme, and laser photon therapy
    • Explain the biphasic nature of laser therapy

    Hour 3:

    • Introduce evidence as to the integrative physiology between chiropractic care for musculoskeletal pain syndromes and improved systemic health.
    • Develop a neuroanatomical and neurophysiological model for the influence of spinal mechanical function with visceral neurology.

    Hour 4:

    • Correlate upper cervical spine symmetry and the function of the nucleus tractus solitarius of the vagus nerve.
    • Explore the mechanical, vascular and cerebrospinal fluid dynamics as related to spinal anatomy.

    Hour 5:

    • Show the history and modern-day evidence for the influence of exposure to non-ionizing electromagnetic field waveforms.
    • Detail the two most plausible mechanisms of exposure non-ionizing electromagnetic field waveforms on human biology.

    Hour 6:

    • Explore the various relationships from a functional neurological perspective.
    • Contrast the relationship between various neurochemicals

    Hour 7:

    • Justify why many people need between 5-8 different supplements and explain why.
    • Connect the link between dietary lectins, leak gut, systemic inflammation and autoimmune conditions.

    Hour 8:

    • Explain some of the physiological complications to COVID-19.
    • Review studies that explain the biological plausibility related to COVID-19.

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Laser 216
    Joint and Biomechanical Restoration: Stopping the Pain Cycle

    4.0

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    Hour 1

    • Assess treatment of the neck, nerve roots & plexus using ortho testing & soft tissue testing
    • Examine common cervical and plexus pathologies through ortho & soft tissue testing
    • Explain treatment of the scapular area using non-thermal lasers
    • Demonstrate treatment of the shoulders using non-thermal lasers
    • Demonstrate treatment of the AC Joints using ortho testing, soft tissue and non-thermal lasers

    Hour 2

    • Explain standard hand, finger and biomechanical injuries
    • Demonstrate treatment of the elbows using ortho testing, soft tissue & non-thermal laser treatment
    • Complete treatment of the upper extremity nerve entrapments using ortho testing, soft tissue & non-thermal laser treatment
    • Demonstrate treatment of the wrists using ortho testing, soft tissue & non-thermal laser treatment

    Hour 3

    • Compare common treatments of the knees
      Contrast treatments of the ankles and feet
    • Demonstrate treatment of the thoracic and lumbar spine using ortho testing, soft tissue & non-thermal laser treatment
    • Demonstrate treatment of the hips and SI joints using ortho testing, soft tissue & non-thermal laser treatment

    Hour 4

    • Differentiate treatments available for most common abdominal musculature and the abdomen presentations
    • Justify treatment of appropriate rib mechanics and thoracic cavity based on structure & function
    • Measure involvement of the brain with movement and joint stability during ortho & soft tissue testing
    • Complete treatment of core musculature using ortho testing, soft tissue & non-thermal laser treatment

    Brandon Brock, DC, DACNB

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Laser 217
    Advanced Pain Solutions with Next Gen Laser Therapy

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Integrate concepts in laser photon therapy: wavelength, frequency, speed of light, fluence, penetration, secondary and primary physiological influences
    • Contrast the differences between thermal and non-thermal laser therapy
    • Develop the relationship between mitochondria, free radicals, ATP, cytochrome c oxidase enzyme, and laser photon therapy
    • Discuss the physiology of applying laser therapy to both the anatomical part of injury/complaint and to the nerve roots that innervate that anatomical part
    • Explain the biphasic nature of laser photon therapy as related to evolutionary biology and current clinical applications

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Laser 218
    Building a Powerful Modern Practice through Lasers and Compliance

    4.0

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    • Ssummarize the volume of research that led to the USSR implementing laser by 1974 as standard care
    • Discuss the differences between LEDs and different classes of lasers
    • Identify which wavelength was preferred by the Soviets, and also has 18 of the 21 FDA clearances
    • Analyze case studies to identify that the effect is not a placebo
    • Prevent cyber attacks on your data
    • Create protocols to prevent willful neglect fines
    • Develop guidelines for patient rights to access their own information
    • Perform a self audit on your practice
    • Identify the most common HIPAA fines issued to doctors and create procedures to prevent them
    • Realize who gets investigated and how to lower your risk
    • Identify the documentation you will have to provide if investigated
    • Recognize what to do if you are investigated
    • Discuss the the results of the level 1, double blind study that showed a 635 nm class 2 laser was more effective than opioids for chronic low back pain of a minimum duration of 8 years
    • Integrate laser therapy into an existing practice for better patient outcomes
    • Contrast the difference in clearances and uses for a class 4 laser vs a class 2 laser for chronic condition for better implementation into treatment protocols
    • Analyze video’s and pictures in regard to treatment applications and contraindications

    Presented by:  Kirk Gair, DC, IDE & Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

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    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    LGBTQ 201
    Body Image and Eating Disorders, Sociocultural Factors and Questioning in an Inclusive and Affirmative Environment

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Describe the concept of intersectionality and how it can affect the lives of young black gay and bisexual men
    • Identify factors contributing to adverse health outcomes in young black gay and bisexual men
    • Summarize special considerations for the care of LGBTQ youth
    • Identify strategies that individual providers can use to provide more patient-centered care for LGBTQ youth
    • Summarize the current knowledge in scope, clinical presentation, screening and management of eating disorders
    • Identify the prevalence of body image dissatisfaction and eating disorders in sexual minority adolescents

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Management of Common Conditions 201

    Lumbar Disc Management I


    3.0

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    • Recognize lumbar disc signs and symptoms.
    • Differentiate disc prolapse from disc extrusion.
    • Identify anatomical structures related to lumbar disc conditions.
    • Describe neuro-muscular physiology as it relates to disc injuries.
    • Determine appropriate exam procedures for diagnosing disc conditions.
    • Assess static range of motion coupled with cross-plane evaluation.
    • Analyze dynamic joint motion using outcome-based assessment tools.
    • Interpret manual muscle testing using eccentric break testing protocols.
    • Grade muscle tone and discover muscle palpation techniques.
    • Interpret neurological tests to determine levels of disc involvement.
    • Design treatment plans based on exam findings.
    • Apply manual manipulation techniques to address the lumbo-pelvic joint lesions.
    • Demonstrate manual methods to reduce abdominal and pelvic muscular dysfunction.
    • Create new muscle memory patterns to correct chronic conditions.
    • Compare pre- and post- treatment findings to support care plans.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Management of Common Conditions 202

    Lumbar Disc Management II


    3.0

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    • Discuss different types of lumbar stretching and their effects.
    • Define therapeutic stretching goals, protocols and precautions for the lumbar spine.
    • Measure lumbar pain, agility and joint crepitus associated with therapeutic stretching.
    • Apply lumbo-pelvic circumduction training to improve disc related joint mobility.
    • Integrate PreActive therapeutic stretching techniques to reduce lumbo-pelvic muscle tension.
    • Devise strengthening protocols for the lumbo-pelvic region using graduated isometric protocols.
    • Discuss mobility during lumbar traction to reduce disc pressure.
    • Compare static traction versus dynamic traction.
    • Define contra-indications for decompression therapy of the lumbar spine.
    • Apply appropriate lumbar decompression therapy to various patient populations.
    • Demonstrate lumbar mobility training exercises used to enhance decompression effectiveness.
    • Justify reimbursement through accurate documentation of lumbar disc treatment progression.
    • Diagnose lumbar disc conditions with clarity.
    • Select outcome-based assessment tools to monitor patient progress.
    • Illustrate lumbar range of motion and muscle testing deficiencies concisely.
    • Summarize patient status for lumbar mobility, crepitus and pain intensity.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Management of Common Conditions 203

    Concussion Management - Part 1


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Recognize concussion signs and symptoms.
    • Differentiate concussion grades.
    • Identify anatomical structures related to concussions.
    • Describe pathophysiology as it relates to concussions.
    • Determine appropriate exam procedures for diagnosing concussions.
    • Apply diagnostic skills to on-field and clinic settings.
    • Interpret diagnostic tests to evaluate concussion progress.
    • Design treatment plans based on exam findings.
    • Demonstrate manual manipulation techniques to address concussion symptoms.
    • Compare pre- and post-treatment findings to support care plans.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 203b

    Concussion Management - Part 2


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    • Discuss neurophysiology of musculoskeletal dysfunction.
    • Create new memory patterns to restore neuromascular integration.
    • Demonstrate manual methods to reduce muscular dysfunction.
    • Address cranial nerve lesions with manipulation techniques.
    • Introduce the half-somersault maneuver for vertigo relief.

    • NOTE: Recommend taking Management of Common Conditions 203 prior to taking this course.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 204

    Cervical Disc Management 1


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    • Recognize cervical disc signs and symptoms.
    • Differentiate disc prolapse from disc extrusion.
    • Identify anatomical structures related to cervical disc conditions.
    • Describe neuro-muscular physiology as it relates to disc injuries.
    • Determine appropriate exam procedures for diagnosing disc conditions.
    • Assess static range of motion coupled with cross-plane evaluation.
    • Analyze dynamic joint motion using outcome-based assessment tools.
    • Interpret manual muscle testing using eccentric break testing protocols.
    • Develop muscle palpation skills and grade muscle tonicity.
    • Interpret neurological tests to determine levels of disc involvement.
    • Design treatment plans based on exam findings.
    • Apply manual manipulation techniques to address the cervical joint lesions.
    • Demonstrate manual methods to reduce cervical muscular dysfunction.
    • Create new muscle memory patterns to correct chronic conditions.
    • Compare pre- and post-treatment findings to support care plans.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 205

    Cervical Disc Management II


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    • Discuss different types of cervical stretching and their effects.
    • Define therapeutic stretching goals, protocols and precautions for the cervical spine.
    • Measure cervical pain, agility and joint crepitus associated with therapeutic stretching.
    • Integrate PreActive therapeutic stretching techniques to reduce cervical muscle tension and improve disc related joint mobility.
    • Devise strengthening protocols for the cervical region using graduated isometric protocols.
    • Discuss cervical mobility during traction to reduce disc pressure.
    • Compare static traction versus dynamic traction of the cervical spine.
    • Define contra-indications for cervical decompression therapy.
    • Apply appropriate cervical decompression therapy to various patient populations.
    • Demonstrate cervical mobility training exercises used to enhance decompression effectiveness.
    • Justify reimbursement through accurate documentation of cervical disc treatment progression.
    • Diagnose cervical disc conditions with clarity.
    • Select outcome-based assessment tools to monitor patient progress for cervical conditions.
    • Illustrate cervical range of motion and muscle testing deficiencies concisely.
    • Summarize patient status for cervical mobility, crepitus and pain intensity.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 220

    Pelvic Crossed Syndrome


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    • Discuss the specific pattern of contracted and weak muscles found with Pelvic Crossed Syndrome.
    • Discern the effects on the spine and pelvis from the spastic and weak muscle pattern.
    • Apply modalities and manual methods to treat weak and contracted muscles.
    • Rehabilitate weak and atrophied muscles using stretching and exercise.
    • Determine spinal and pelvic effects of the abnormal muscular patterns found with Pelvic Crossed Syndrome and apply treatment protocol.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 224

    Identification and Treatment of Scoliosis


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    • Discuss the histological features of Scoliosis
    • Discern Structural vs. Functional Scoliosis and their primary causes
    • Coordinate treatment protocols to cervical, thoracic and lumbopelvic spine, rib cage and scapula for Scoliosis curvature
    • Utilize modalities and soft tissue treatment methods to address functional changes resulting in a Scoliosis curvature
    • Advise the Scoliosis patient in effective methods of stretching and exercise

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 225

    Shoulder Crossed Syndrome


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    • Discuss the specific pattern of contracted and weak muscles found with Shoulder Crossed Syndrome.
    • Discern the effects on the spine, upper extremity and pelvis from the spastic and weak muscle pattern.
    • Apply modalities and manual methods to treat weak and contracted muscles.
    • Rehabilitate weak and atrophied muscles using stretching and exercise.
    • Determine spinal, extraspinal and pelvic effects of the abnormal muscular patterns found with Shoulder Crossed Syndrome and apply treatment protocol.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 226
    Soft Tissue Treatment Adhesive Capsulitis

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    • Discuss the specific pattern of fibrosis development around and within the glenohumeral joint found with Adhesive Capsulitis.
    • Discern the effects of the fibrosis and adhesions on the glenohumeral joint and associated soft tissues.
    • Understand the rules of treatment specific to Adhesive Capsulitis.
    • Apply modalities and manual methods to treat fibrosis and adhesions in the soft tissue structures around and within the glenohumeral joint as well as associated contracted muscle tissue.
    • Rehabilitate weak and atrophied muscles using stretching, exercise and modalities.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 234
    Fibromyalgia Assessment and Conservative Management

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    • Demonstrate an understanding of the epidemiology of fibromyalgia, its impact on patient health, and the clinical controversy surrounding the syndrome.
    • Evaluate available treatment options and design a treatment plan for the patient with fibromyalgia.
    • Evaluate the available evidence regarding chiropractic manipulation, and complementary and alternative medicine for fibromyalgia.
    • Justify the role of patient self-care in the treatment of fibromyalgia.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 237
    Evaluation and Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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    • Enumerate five physical / clinical examination findings associated with lumbar spinal stenosis
    • List 3 essential components of a rehabilitation program for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Recall four flexion-based exercises that are part of a rehabilitation program for a patient with lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Identify three common soft tissue mobility impairments associated with lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Cite two common joint mobility impairments associated with lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Provide two evidence-based exercises that elicit high EMG activity of the transverse abdominis
    • Enumerate three evidence-based exercises that elicit high EMG levels of the gluteus medius

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 238
    Fibromyalgia-Global Pain and Fatigue Syndromes: A Functional and Integrative Approach

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    • Analyze the concept of central pain processing and the consequences of dysfunction of descending inhibition
    • Identify the association between pre-trauma and abuse, depression, anxiety, sleep disorder and pain processing disorders with emphasis on limbic system dysfunction, aberrant stress physiology, and ultimate failure of descending anti-nociception
    • Assess the difference between regionalized somatic pain and true central allodynia
    • Accurately differential diagnose patients presenting with suspicion of FMS5. Identification of common subsets of clinical disorders that may lead to an erroneous diagnosis of FMS

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Management of Common Conditions 239
    Cervical Spinal Stenosis Management

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    • Relate the effects of posture on compression of the cervical cord and nerve roots and use this knowledge to develop decompression exercises for their cervical stenosis patients.
    • Decompress the cervical spine utilizing the Cervico 2000 ambulatory traction device.
    • Implement a strategy of upper extremity peripheral nerve stimulation to relieve symptoms of cervical spinal stenosis.
    • Develop and institute a comprehensive cervical spinal stenosis rehabilitation protocol as a potential alternative to surgery. 

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Management of Common Conditions 240
    Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Neurological Rehabilitation

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    Hour 1
    • Relate the effects of spinal stenosis in the development of intermittent claudication.
    • Utilize a treadmill and a stopwatch, to quantify both the effects of stenosis on functional ability of patients and the effectiveness of treatment of spinal stenosis.
    • Apply TENs over acupuncture points known to increase nerve blood supply and how to reverse the pathophysiology of lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Utilize dynamic imaging techniques, to gain a full appreciation of the changes in compression of the neural elements in different postures and spinal positions.
    Hour 2
    • Apply an evidence based protocol of spinal decompression utilizing flexion-distraction techniques for spinal stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis.
    • Utilize therapeutic ultrasound to reduce congestion and inflammation of the compressed nerve roots in patients suffering from spinal stenosis.
    • Apply the neurophysiology of acupuncture, without needles, to reduce pain and promote proper nerve function in of lumbar spinal stenosis.
    Hour 3
    • Utilize, best evidence, related to the use of lumbosacral support and back braces in their patients suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Utilize the  Vertetrac ambulatory decompression belt as the treatment for patients suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Implement a dynamic decompression exercise program for patients suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis, based on best evidence.
    • Understand the pathophysiology of lumbar spinal stenosis and implement nutritional strategies that may potentially modify the course of the condition.
    • Utilize trans-spinal direct current stimulation as a form of noninvasive neuromodulation for patients suffering from intermittent claudication and spinal stenosis.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Management of Common Conditions 241
    Migraine Headache

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    • Summarize the available literature and assess the effect of aerobic exercise on the number of headache days, duration and pain intensity in patients with migraine headache.
    • Explore the efficacy of manual acupuncture and quantify the true placebo response in the prophylaxis of episodic migraine without aura.
    • Outline the existing evidence and theories pertaining to the evolutive nature of migraine headaches for most patients.
    • Assess the impact of spinal manipulation on pain and disability associated with migraine headache.
    • Critically review the prevalence and patient-related factors associated with the use of manual therapy for treatment of chronic recurrent headaches.

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 242
    Foot & Ankle

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    • Investigate whether manipulations of the ankle joint complex increase the force production and muscle activation of the hip abductors on the affected limb in individuals with a history of ankle sprain
    • Summarize the latest evidence pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of insertional Achilles tendinopathy
    • Outline the association between ankle dorsiflexion and dynamic knee valgus
    • Discuss the state of the evidence pertaining to the clinical effects of joint mobilization on grades I and II ankle sprains
    • Describe how manual therapy can help alleviate symptoms of Cuboid Syndrome in spite of the presence of active bony pathology

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 243
    Patellofemoral Pain

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    • Compare the effectiveness of multiple interventions for patellofemoral pain.
    • Assess the literature on the effects of spinal or local joint manipulation or mobilization for patellofemoral pain syndrome.
    • Evaluate the efficacy of knee strengthening with or without hip strengthening for improving strength and decreasing pain in patients with patellofemoral pain.
    • Summarize the factors that contribute to the development of patellofemoral pain.
    • Investigate the influence of exerted state running on lower extremity kinematics during the stance phase in runners with patellofemoral pain.

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    Manipulation 118
    Maintenance Care, Cervical Hemodynamics & Neurophysiological Effects of the Adjustment

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    • Identify a sub-group of recurrent low back pain patients that might respond most favorably to a maintenance care schedule
    • Summarize existing research literature on chiropractic maintenance care
    • Investigate short-term changes in pain-pressure threshold (PPT) and temporal summation (TS) after lumbar spinal manipulation (SMT) compared to a credible sham intervention
    • Determine whether cervical spinal manipulation leads to meaningful changes in vertebral and cerebral hemodynamics, compared to neutral or end-range neck rotation postures in adults with chronic neck pain
    • Summarize the current state of the literature regarding the neurophysiological effects of high-velocity, low-amplitude spinal manipulative therapy (HVLA-SMT) in asymptomatic and symptomatic humans
    • Critique the existing, sham-controlled literature evaluating the acute changes in autonomic nervous system (ANS) markers and function in patients receiving manipulation to spinal or peripheral joints

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 119
    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Identify important spinal anatomy with relation to joint pain, degeneration and stabilization.
    • Explain the efficacy of spinal manipulation (SM) for various clinical presentations
    • Discuss current literature reviews regarding safety concerns and controversies with SM.
    • Perform joint manipulative procedures to the spine and pelvis

     Hour 2

    • Discuss common clinical anatomy related to the trunk and torso, with practically to joint manipulation.
    • Examine the thoracic and lumbar spine through important clinical landmarks and topical anatomical structures.
    • Perform alternative manipulative procedures to the spine and pelvis

     Hour 3

    • Discuss common clinical anatomy related to the head, and neck.
    • Examine the cervical spine through important clinical landmarks and topical anatomical structures.
    • Perform joint manipulative procedures for cervical spine.
    • Perform manipulative and mobilization procedures to the temporomandibular joints.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Manipulation 120
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    • Examine the effect of chiropractic manipulation on reaction and response time in combat-ready special operations forces qualified personnel
    • Assess the influence of chiropractic care on the strength, balance, and/or endurance in active-duty United States military personnel
    • Evaluate the impact of upper- vs lower-extremity chiropractic manipulation on postural sway and dual task performance
    • Provide an update regarding the mechanisms of action for manual therapy, the impact of manual therapy on pain management, health care conditions for which manual therapy may be beneficial and treatment plans

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 121
    Extremity Adjustment - Foot and Ankle

    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Review common foot and ankle anatomy.
    • Evaluate the foot and ankle.
    • Perform physical and neurological examinations and tests related to the foot and ankle.
    • Identify uncomplicated common conditions during the evaluation of the foot and ankle.

     Hour 2

    • Discuss evidence-based literature suggesting the practically of manipulation of the foot and ankle.
    • Perform adjustments of the foot.
    • Perform adjustments of the ankle.
    • Utilize a speeder/toggle board for the foot.

     Hour 3

    • Describe the impact of disturbances on the determinant factors of health in the structures of the foot and ankle
    • Apply corrective and preventative measures to conditions affecting the health of the foot and ankle
    • Utilize evidence-based low technology rehabilitative methods to manage patient care of common foot and ankle conditions.
    • User strategies to address challenges patients have with adhering to rehabilitative programs.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Manipulation 122
    Upper Extremeties Manipulation - Hand, Wrist and Shoulder

    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Review common hand, wrist and shoulder anatomy.
    • Evaluate the hand write and shoulder.
    • Perform physical and neurological examinations and tests related to hand wrist and shoulder.
    • Identify uncomplicated common conditions during the evaluation of the hand wrist and shoulder

    Hour 2

    • Discuss evidence-based literature suggesting the practically of manipulation of the hand, wrist and shoulder.
    • Perform adjustments of the hand.
    • Perform adjustments of the wrist.
    • Perform adjustments of the shoulder

    Hour 3

    • Describe the impact of disturbances on the determinant factors of health in the structures of the hand, wrist and shoulder
    • Apply corrective and preventative measures to conditions affecting the health of the hand, wrist and shoulder
    • Utilize evidence-based low technology rehabilitative methods to manage patient care of common hand, wrist and shoulder
    • User strategies to address challenges patients have with adhering to rehabilitative programs.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 201

    Introduction to Manual Muscle Strength Testing


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    • Summarize applications for muscle strength testing
    • Identify potential causes of abnormal findings
    • Define generic procedures to use when performing manual muscle strength tests
    • Grade muscle strength tests using standardized measurement scales
    • Create and revise muscle strength tests utilizing your knowledge of anatomy plus techniques of muscle isolation and contraction limits

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 202

    Stabilizers of the Ankles and Knees


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, actions, athletic activities and common clinical conditions involved with the medial and lateral stabilizing muscles of the ankles and knees.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy to refine vectors of force and other procedures involved in performing manual strength tests for muscles of the ankles & knees.
    • Manually measure strength of the medial and lateral stabilizing muscles of the ankles and knees.
    • Interpret the significance of the results for the manual strength tests of the stabilizing muscles of the ankles and knees.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 203

    Muscles of the Hips


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, actions, athletic activities and common clinical conditions involved with seven of the muscles crossing the hips.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy to refine vectors of force and other procedures involved in performing manual strength tests for muscles of the hips.
    • Manually measure strength of seven muscles crossing the hip joint.
    • Interpret the clinical and athletic significance of the results for the manual strength tests of the muscles of the hips.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 204

    Anterior and Posterior Muscle of the Thigh


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, actions, athletic activities and common clinical conditions involved with ten muscles in the anterior and posterior compartments of the thigh.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy to refine vectors of force and other procedures involved in performing manual strength tests for muscles of the thigh.
    • Manually measure strength of ten muscles in the anterior and posterior compartments of the thigh.
    • Interpret the clinical and athletic significance of abnormal results with manual strength tests of the anterior and posterior muscles of the thigh.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 205

    Thigh Adductors and Triceps Surae


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, actions, athletic activities and common clinical conditions involved with seven muscles of the thigh adductor and triceps surae groups.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy to refine vectors of force and other procedures involved in performing manual strength tests for these muscles of the thigh and leg.
    • Manually measure strength of seven muscles in the thigh adductor and triceps surae groups.
    • Interpret the clinical and athletic significance of abnormal results with these manual strength tests of the medial muscles of the thigh and posterior calf.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 206

    Digits of the Lower Limb


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, actions, athletic activities and common clinical conditions involved with ten muscles controlling the digits of the feet.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy to refine vectors of force and other procedures involved in performing manual strength tests for these muscles of the lower limb digits.
    • Manually measure strength of ten muscles in the lower limb digits.
    • Interpret the clinical and athletic significance of abnormal results with these manual strength tests of the lower limb digits.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 207

    Lower Limb Alternative Tests and Muscle Balance Research


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, standard tests and alternative tests for ten muscles in the lower limb.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy and clinical experience in order to decide when alternative tests would be preferable to standard muscle strength tests and how to refine vectors of force and other testing procedures to accomplish these goals.
    • Manually measure strength using 10 alternative procedures.
    • Utilize current research findings as evidence to help justify manual muscle strength testing in your practice.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Medical Marijuana 201
    Eligibility and Use

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    • List the conditions commonly treated with medical marijuana.
    • List the basic physiological mechanism that result from medical marijuana
    • Explain the different cannabinol receptors known in human tissues
    • Explain the benefits of cannabidiol vs. tetrahydrocannabinols
    • List the specific physiological benefits for conditions commonly treated with medical marijuana
    • Recognize the side effects and potential dangers of medical marijuana

    Emmett Hughes, DC

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    Mgmt of Common Conditions CA80
    4.0

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    • Construct examination/radiographic criteria for Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Dissect the elbow as it relates to lateral epicondylitis
    • Develop a diagnostic and treatment approach for adhesive capsulitis
    • Review possible causes of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
    • Create a list of differential diagnoses of foot pain
    • Identify common causes of patellofemoral syndrome
    • Understand knee mechanics relative to patellofemoral syndrome
    • Differentially diagnose patellofemoral syndrome from other knee conditions
    • Define an appropriate treatment program for patellofemoral syndrome
    • Identify common causes of shoulder syndrome
    • Understand functional mechanics of the shoulder relative to impingement syndrome
    • Differentially diagnose shoulder impingement from other shoulder conditions
    • Define an appropriate treatment program for impingement syndrome.
    • Identify common risk factors and causes for CTS
    • Define tests and examination procedures to diagnose CTS
    • List the common conditions important in the differential diagnosis of CTS
    • Develop a chiropractic treatment plan for CTS

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Mobilization 203
    Releasing Subluxations through Comfort and Ease

    2.0

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    Hour 1
    • Discuss the history behind the discovery of and development of releasing somatic dysfunction via positional release techniques via the work of Lawrence Jones, DO, George Goodheart, DC and others
    • Discuss the basic concepts of how the body responds to stress and trauma  according to Irvin Korr and how slackening the dysfunctional muscle and joint tissues works to restore normal function.
    • Apply anatomy and kinesiology as a means of finding and unwinding somatic dysfunction.
    • Include the learned techniques into your practice.
    • Compare and contrast the rapid thrust vs. positional release modes of releasing subluxations or somatic dysfunction. 

    Hour 2
    • Summarize the muscle spindle, specifically, the anatomy and physiology of the spindle subcomponents and how it regulates function of skeletal muscle.
    • Breakdown the neural reflex mechanisms of the muscle spindle and appreciate how these mechanisms operate in both somatic function and dysfunction.
    • Explain the hypothesis of the “facilitated segment” aka somatic dysfunction, explained both in terms of neurology and by analogies so as to be clear to both the doctor and the patient
    • Identify somatic dysfunction via locating tender points and learn the mechanism of slackening in order to relieve the tender point reactivity and restore normal function to the muscle and joint.
    • Identify and correct tender point locations and positional releases.

    Ethan Feldman, DC

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    NeuroFascial Integration 201
    Chronic Stress & Chiropractic: New Approaches for Better Outcomes

    4.0

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    Hour 1:

    • Describe the tensegrity model as it relates to biomechanics from a cellular to organism level.
    • Define fascia, including anatomical lines and physical properties.
    • Describe the Dural Fascial Kinetic Chain and its relationship to Adverse Mechanical Tension (AMT) on the spine and CNS.
    • Describe the clinical relevance of biotensegrity, and how to apply these updated architectural and biomechanical principles to the delivery of chiropractic adjustments.

     

    Hour 2:

    • Explain the impact of chronic stress
    • Recognize common signs and symptoms of sympatheticotonia during initial patient presentation.
    • Outline the diagnostic process for sympatheticotonia, including both testing and interpretation.
    • Summarize clinical considerations for the patient with sympatheticotonia.

     

    Hour 3:

    • Recognize and describe the common signs and symptoms of imbalance during initial patient presentation.
    • Outline and demonstrate testing procedures for imbalance.
    • Describe clinical interpretation of test results for imbalance.
    • Make referral for imbalance when appropriate.

     

    Hour 4:

    • Describe statistical incidence and association with head and neck trauma
    • Be able to recognize in clinical practice the common signs and symptoms of head and neck trauma
    • Outline the diagnostic process for head and neck trauma, including both testing and interpretation.
    • Summarize clinical considerations for the patient with head and neck trauma

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

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    Neurology 125

    Neuromodulation and Balance


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    • Compared and contrast galvanic vestibular stimulation and Tone Burst Vestibular Stimulation in the treatment of the balance impaired patient.
    • Apply the polarity specific effects of the anode and cathode on the vestibular system for amelioration of common balance impairments.
    • Identify the anatomical location of electrode placement for Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation.
    • Create a treatment strategy using Tone Bursts based on physiological pairing of semicircular canals.
    • Apply Specific Tone Protocols based on Saccule versus Utricle dysfunction in balance impaired patients.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 126

    Neurological Conditions in Chiropractic Practice


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    • Recognize Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in your chiropractic patients
    • Summarize the prevalence in your patient population
    • Identify the type of patient that presents with TBI
    • Explain why a chiropractor needs to differential diagnose TBI patients
    • Compile correlations of TBI inciting factors with your patient presentations
    • Demonstrate the pathology that occurs with TBI
    • Classify the grades of TBI and discriminate what can be treated conservatively
    • Identify the incidence of injuries that commonly cause TBI
    • Evaluate the probability of TBI in your patient
    • Describe the many different types of evaluations, in the field, in the office and upon referral
    • Implement in-office Screening Tools and apply diagnostic criteria
    • Identify the risk of post-concussive syndrome
    • Detect patients with “Brain Cognitive Reserve”
    • Identify Second Impact Syndrome
    • Assess the value of MRI
    • Identify Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
    • Integrate the current concepts of conservative treatment
    • Design Cognitive Rehab
    • Provide appropriate patient advice, treatment or referral options

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Neurology 127

    Trophic Subluxation Theory and How it Affects Your Patient


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    • Define the trophic model
    • Describe the pathology of trophic model to your patients
    • Apply the trophic model of subluxation into clinical practice
    • Detect signs & symptoms that correlate with the trophic model
    • Extrapolate the model to patient care, especially maintenance manipulative therapy.

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Neurology 128

    The Neurological Evaluation: What You Need to Know (And Why You Need to Know It)


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    Hour 1

    • Identify and recite all components of the neurological examination 
    • Outline basic peripheral and central nervous system pathways that are clinically relevant to the bedside (ambulatory) neurological examination.
    • Perform an examination of the cranial nerve and somatic motor system, including aspects of strength, tone and volume.

    Hour 2

    • Perform an examination of the cranial nerve and somatic sensory system, including sensory testing of deep and superficial CNS pathways.
    • Perform an examination of the reflex system, including testing of deep, superficial, visceral and pathological reflexes.

    Hour 3

    • Perform an examination of the movement, balance and coordination systems, including tests of cerebellar function.
    • Demonstrate an examination flow and performing tests taking the patient from sitting to standing, to the supine and prone positions.
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions in various parts of the central nervous system.
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions in various parts of the peripheral nervous system.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 129

    Motor Control in Chiropractic Practice


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    • Identify the domains of and concepts within motor control
    • Outline some research on chiropractic's influence on motor control
    • Discuss principles of motor control and rehabilitation applied to practice

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Neurology 133
    Small Fiber and Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy Management - Part 1

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    • Relate the effects of chemotherapy to the development of neuropathy.
    • Draw the pathways specific to Lamina I versus Lamina V sensory pathways.
    • Discuss basic science research that links Na, Ca and TRPA1 ion channels with hyper-excitability of sensory neurons.
    • Apply Lo-TENs over acupuncture points known to down regulate TRPA1 and PKC for the treatment of neuropathy.
    • Utilize natural substances that modulate ions channels related to neuropathy.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 134
    Small Fiber and Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy Management - Part 2

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    • Obtain the most appropriate diagnostic tests  for their patients suspected of suffering from small fiber neuropathy
    • Implement the use of serum biomarkers for the management of small fiber neuropathy
    • Utilize hair analysis for heavy metals, in cases of chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy
    • Implement a nutritional detox strategy for the elimination of heavy metals in patients suffering from peripheral neuropathy
    • Institute a nutritional strategy to elevate NAD+  or to down regulate NAMPT to protect axons from degeneration in cases of peripheral neuropathy.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 135
    Small Fiber and Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy Management - Part 3

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    • Discuss how small fiber nerve dysfunction may contribute  to painful conditions commonly seen in chiropractic practice.
    • Apply the Thermal Grill to evoke Conditioned Pain Modulation and Offset Analgesia to relieve neuropathy pain.
    • Utilize techniques to treat deafferentation pain.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 136
    Small Fiber and Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy Management - Part 4

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    • Draw the components of the Central Autonomic Network
    • Relate the effects of brain lateralization and asymmetry to sympathetic-parasympathetic balance and tone.
    • Apply the technique of High Voltage Galvanic stimulation to create a non-invasive Stellate Ganglion Block.
    • Apply Lo-TENs to transcutaneously perform Vagal Nerve Stimulation.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 137
    Small Fiber and Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy Management - Part 5

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    • Formulate a viable alternative treatment for chemotherapy induced neuropathy.
    • Offer guidance to patients on how they may prevent or reduce the severity of chemotherapy induced neuropathy.
    • Utilize various forms of nervous system  stimulation as a substitute for  acupuncture.
    • Apply techniques for determining where nerves are attempting to heal and formulate a treatment strategy designed to accelerate nerve repair.
    • Choose the most beneficial type of stimulation and the optimal locations where stimulation should reduce  symptoms and promote nerve repair in chemotherapy induced neuropathy.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 138
    The Neurological Physiological Lesion

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    • Define physiological lesion & functional lesion
    • Differentiate an anatomical pathology from physiological pathology
    • Recognize the debate on it’s validity
    • Apply the defined lesions to current known brain pathologies
    • Illustrate the physiological lesion in known cord pathologies
    • Demonstrate how the lesions can be measured
    • Examine the applications to manipulative therapy
    • Investigate clinical application
    • Evaluate the validity of the theory to chiropractic applications.

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Neurology 201

    Basic Brain Anatomy and Function: The Motor Cortex


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    • Discuss briefly the relevant brain anatomy and functional neurology with focus on the frontal lobe and motor cortex.
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the human brain cortex as it relates to the basic tenants of chiropractic and to spinal subluxation.
    • Identify key anatomical components of the frontal lobe and motor cortex.
    • Discuss some of the pioneers in neuroscience underscoring their individual contributions.
    • Draw basic neurological pathways associated with the frontal lobe and motor cortex.
    • Relate function of the frontal lobe and motor cortex to various associated disease conditions.

    • NOTE:  Recommended to take after Neuro 201-intro and prior to Neuro 201a

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

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    Neurology 201-intro

    Anatomy of the Skull and Spine With Dissection of the Cervical Spine


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    • Explore current role of the art and science of clinical neurology for the chiropractor
    • Discuss briefly the relevant neurological anatomy and functional neurology
    • Describe in detail the anatomy and function of the components of the human skull with attention to aspects which may be important to the chiropractic physician
    • Explore the current role of clinical neurology for the practicing chiropractor
    • Describe in detail the anatomy and function of the components of the human spine with attention to aspects which may be important to the chiropractic physician

    • NOTE:  Recommended to take as first course in 201 series

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

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    Neurology 201a

    Introduction to Chiropractic Clinical Neurology: Basic Lower Brain, Brainstem and Spinal Cord Anatomy: A Clinical Perspective


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    • Explore current role of the art and science of clinical neurology for the chiropractor
    • Discuss relevant neurological anatomy of the central nervous system, exclusive of the cortex
    • Summarize relevant functional neurology of the central nervous system exclusive of the cortex
    • Illustrate the clinical presentation resulting from disease of the various brain and cord areas
    • Outline various categories for spinal cord lesions
    • Organize findings of central nervous system disease by anatomical location and clinical presentation

    • NOTE:  Recommended to have taken Neuro 201-intro and Neuro 201 prior to taking this class

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Neurology 201b-c100

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 100


    1.0

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    • Observe a doctor patient encounter where the patient is a paraplegic
    • Explore the relevant issues and action protocols involved in acute spinal cord disease
    • Evaluate relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Summarize relevant functional neurology of the spinal cord

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

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    Neurology 201c

    Syndromes Involving the Spinal Cord


    1.0

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    • Explore current role of the art and science of clinical neurology for the chiropractor
    • Discuss relevant neurological anatomy of the spinal cord
    • Summarize relevant functional neurology of the spinal cord
    • Illustrate the clinical presentation resulting from disease of the various cord areas
    • Outline various categories for spinal cord lesions
    • Organize findings of spinal cord disease by anatomical location and clinical presentation

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 201d

    Clinical Aspects of Spinal Cord Disease


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    • Discuss relevant neurological anatomy and function of the meninges
    • Discuss relevant neurological anatomy and function of the arterial and venous CNS circulation
    • Discuss relevant neurological anatomy and function of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) circulation
    • Illustrate the clinical presentation resulting from disease of the various areas
    • Outline various categories for vascular CNS lesions
    • Utilize a Grand Rounds type case presentation

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Neurology 202-c101

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 101


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    • Observe a doctor patient encounter where the patient is a young female with a primary complaint of a balance problem
    • Improve the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Develop improved patient examination techniques
    • Evaluate relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Organize findings during the examination and explore for relevancy as applied to diagnosis of the presenting complaint

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

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    Neurology 202-c102

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 102


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    • Observe a doctor patient encounter where the patient is a middle aged female with a primary complaint of upper extremity paralysis.
    • Improve the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Develop improved patient examination techniques
    • Evaluate relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Organize findings during the examination and explore for relevancy as applied to diagnosis of the presenting complaint.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

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    Neurology 202-c103

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 103


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    • Observe a doctor patient encounter where the patient is a young female with a generalized headache without any specific area of pain
    • Improve the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Develop improved patient examination techniques
    • Evaluate relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Organize findings during the examination and explore for relevancy as applied to diagnosis of the presenting complaint

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

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    Neurology 202-c104

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 104


    2.0

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    • Observe a doctor patient encounter where the patient is a young female with a primary complaint of tremor
    • Explore the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Observe patient examination techniques
    • Summarize relevant clinical findings
    • Illustrate the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Organize findings during the examination and explore for relevancy as applied to diagnosis of the presenting complaint

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

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    Neurology 202-c105

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 105


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    • Observe a doctor sort through a difficult history in a patient encounter where the patient is a female with multiple and unusual complaints
    • Explore the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Observe patient examination techniques
    • Summarize relevant clinical findings
    • Illustrate the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Organize findings during the examination and explore for relevancy as applied to diagnosis of the presenting complaint

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

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    Neurology 202a

    The Patient Interview


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    • Explore basic principles of the patient interview
    • Discuss briefly the relevance of maintaining good history taking procedures
    • Describe in detail the benefits of history questionnaires
    • Explore different types of patient historians and as strategy for dealing with each type
    • Describe specific area constituting a complete patient interview

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202b

    The Assessment of Mental Status


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    • Explore basic principles of the mental status examination
    • Discuss briefly the relevance of maintaining good history taking procedures
    • Describe in detail the need for a mental status assessment
    • Explore different techniques and a strategy for dealing with mental status problems
    • Demonstrate specific methods of implementing the Mini-Mental State Examination.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202c

    Examination of the Head and Neck


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    • Explore basic principles of the physical examination of the face, head and neck
    • Discuss briefly the relevance the physical examination prior to the neurologic examination
    • Describe in detail rational and procedure for observation, auscultation, palpation and percussion
    • Visualize patient problems and deformities that might go un-noticed by a casual observer
    • Demonstrate specific methods of implementing a brief orthopedic examination of the cervical spine.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202d

    Aspects of Functional Versus Organic Illness


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    • Define specific terminology including organic disease, non-organic disease, functional disease, somatoform disease, malingering and others
    • Discuss the distinction between somatoform disorders (hysteria) and malingering
    • Describe patient presentations and examination techniques which are useful in somatoform disorders of the special senses
    • Elaborate on the somatic manifestations of somatoform disease in motor and sensory presentations
    • Explore caveats of diagnosing somatoform disorders
    • Discuss completely the performance and usefulness of in office "credibility" tests used to unveil non-organic disorders
    • Define and describe aspects of the malingering patient

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202e

    The Ophthalmoscopic Examination


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    • Describe the reasons for using an ophthalmoscope in the clinical bedside examination
    • Define and contrast the Pan-Optic ophthalmoscope from the common ophthalmoscopes
    • Discuss common settings and features of the ophthalmoscope
    • Define methods of describing findings in the fundus of the eye\
    • Identify and define common systemic and local pathologic processes that may be encountered in the course of the ophthalmoscopic examination.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202f

    Cervical Spinal Manipulative Therapy (CSMT) and Vertebrobasilar Ischemia (VBI)


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    • Outline methods used and estimations as to the incidence of cervical spinal manipulative therapy and subsequent vertebrobasilar ischemia
    • Review and describe cerebrovascular anatomy and hemodynamics
    • Discuss proposed patho-physiological mechanisms believed responsible for subsequent vertebrobasilar ischemia
    • Review and discuss past and present scientific literature to explore the evolution of what we think we know about the process of cervical spinal manipulative therapy and subsequent vertebrobasilar ischemia
    • Explore issues and examination procedures related to patient assessment as well as vertebrobasilar ischemia recognition and proper diagnosis
    • Define and contrast currently suggested procedures  and develop a vertebrobasilar ischemia plan of action
    • Explore various perspectives and reveal bias in both public media and biomedical journals
    • Identify and define new theoretical concepts and prophylactic therapies

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 117

    Drug, Herb and Nutrient Interactions and Toxicity


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    • Identify common drug and nutrient interactions
    • Identify herbal interactions
    • Identify nutrient and nutrient interactions
    • Recognize different toxicity levels for various nutrients
    • To formulate treatment recommendations based a patient's medication intake.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 144

    Clinical Considerations to Measure and Enhance the Aging Process: Telomeres, Inflamm-aging, and Natural Strategies


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    • Understand current theories, physiology, and statistics associated with aging
    • Identify predisposing lifestyle factors that can cause poor or early aging
    • Utilize the gold standard biomarker to assess aging (in addition to other related options)
    • Assess which natural anti-aging strategies may be effective for your patients
    • Apply new ideas and strategies in contemporary anti-aging science

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Nutrition 145

    Nutritional Health for Chronic Diseases


    3.0

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    • Discuss the role of diet in causing and preventing various diseases, particularly chronic diseases.
    • Describe methods used to assess nutrition status.
    • Explain how dietary recommendations are formulated.
    • Incorporate nutritional information into clinical practice and advise patients about eating for optimum health as well as using dietary change as a therapeutic intervention
    • Evaluate the benefits and risks of nutritional recommendations for specific health conditions through an analysis of the existing scientific and clinical evidence

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 145 - 146
    4.0

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    Hour 1 - 3

    • Discuss the role of diet in causing and preventing various diseases, particularly chronic diseases.
    • Describe methods used to assess nutrition status.
    • Explain how dietary recommendations are formulated.
    • Incorporate nutritional information into clinical practice and advise patients about eating for optimum health as well as using dietary change as a therapeutic intervention
    • Evaluate the benefits and risks of nutritional recommendations for specific health conditions through an analysis of the existing scientific and clinical evidence

    Hour 4

    • Investigate the importance of nutrient deficiencies
    • Review the role of essential nutrients in human health
    • Analyze the interaction between nutrients and various illnesses
    • Ascertain the role herbs have in health and disease
    • Understand drug and nutrient interactions

    Course Group includes all Nutrition Courses numbered 145 thru 146

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    Nutrition 146

    Basic Clinical Concepts of Nutrition Therapy


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    • Investigate the importance of nutrient deficiencies
    • Review the role of essential nutrients in human health
    • Analyze the interaction between nutrients and various illnesses
    • Ascertain the role herbs have in health and disease
    • Understand drug and nutrient interactions

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 147

    Basic Nutrition Assessment


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    • Recognize key nutrition risk factors related to chronic disease
    • Collect anthropometric measurements 
    • Integrate symptom based questionnaires into nutrition assessment
    • Demonstrate a nutrition-focused physical exam
    • Perform and Interpret uses of body composition testing
    • Interpret basic lab markers relative to nutritional status

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 157
    Flavanoids

    3.0

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    • Recall various foods with high amounts of Flavonoids and briefly relate their impact health
    • Indicate the basic chemical structural similarities and differences of Flavonoids
    • Relate potential benefits of combining Flavonoids, and ways of improving their bioavailability and efficacy
    • Explain why some Flavonoids may be effective according to their chemical structure, specifically in a study for neuroprotection
    • Discuss Flavonoid use and neuromuscular treatment considerations
    • Integrate knowledge of Flavonoids and biochemical pathways to prescribe individualized nutrition treatments to your patients and appreciate the potential for overprescribing too many competing herbs
    • Examine and demonstrate how and why Green Tea extract may play an inclusive role in health

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 158
    Common Herbal and Prescription Drug Interactions

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    • Quantify the prevalence rates of patients using opioids and herbal products
    • Demonstrate the significance to the chiropractor of interactions between different herbs and common prescription drugs
    • Discuss the at risk populations for interactions including the pregnant, and elderly populations
    • Record and list the most common interactions of common food and herbal products
    • Record and list the effects of the common interactions of common heart medication and herbal products
    • Demonstrate evidence that supports the use of health care providers assessing patients for these interactions.
    • Discuss the role of the chiropractor in the role of identifying these interactions.
    • Illustrate several books, and smart phone based electronic applications to make the process of identification easier for a chiropractor and patient.
    • Evaluate common case scenarios

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 159
    Innate Nutrition for the Practicing Chiropractor

    8.0

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    Hour 1: Evolutionary Biology Influence on Clinical Physiology

    • Discuss infection, evolution, immunity, inflammation, and fibrosis.
    • Compare short-term survival v. long-term chronicity.

     Hour 2: Summarize Inflammation in both Pain and Disease

    • Utilize Laboratory diagnosis of inflammation.
    • Provide Nutritional management for inflammation.

    Hour 3: Justification of Sleep Hygiene

    • Explain the role for sleep and sleep’s influence on immunity, cognition, psychiatric conditions, hunger, fertility, blood sugar control, vascular health, and more.
    • Summarize the influence of sleep on brain neurochemistry.

    Hour 4: Define the Recently Discovered Glymphatic System

    • Discuss the glymphatic system and how to optimize its influence on health.
    • Emphasize the importance of the glymphatic system in relation to neurodegenerative diseases.

    Hour 5: Point out the Role of Vitamins for Chronic Disease Prevention

    • Emphasize the importance of B vitamins to lower homocysteine.
    • Point out the relationship between elevated homocysteine and vascular injury risks.
    • Justify why people need between 5-8 different supplements and explain why.

    Hour 6: Analyze the Science of a Healthy Diet

    • Justify high vegetable, low lectin, low glycemic dietary habits, and their influence on physiology.
    • Summarize problems with refined carbohydrates, monosodium glutamate, aspartame, and chemical toxins.
    • Explain the drivers and consequences of a leaky gut.
    • Demonstrate glycation and its consequences.
    • Explore the benefits of Intermittent Fasting

    Hour 7: Appraise Chiropractic Clinical Practice and Pain Management

    • Integrate the Gate Theory of Pain and the Chiropractic Adjustment
    • Quantify the Opioids Epidemic and the Positive Influence of Chiropractic
    • Diagram the importance of the omega-6 / omega-3 ratio
    • Caution Against the Ingestion of Excitotoxins

    Hour 8: Detail the Benefits of Exercise

    • Emphasize the Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training.
    • Introduce the Harmful Effects of Fructose on Energy Production

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 160
    A Review of the New Guidelines on Red Meat Consumption

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    • Discuss the Nutritional Aspect of effect size of red meat reduction
    • Discuss the importance of the GRADE evidence evaluation method.
    • Explain the Nutritional importance of the choice of the red meat reduction target
    • Summarize the multiple lines of evidence supporting the guideline recommendation.

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 161
    Keto Diets

    1.0

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    • Define very low carb (ketogenic), low carb, and moderate carbohydrate diets
    • Describe the proposed mechanism of how low carbohydrate diets may improve outcomes
    • Summarize the evidence supporting low and very low carbohydrate diets in diabetes management
    • Critique the arguments for the long-term use of ketogenic diets

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 162
    Nutrition and the Gastrointestinal System

    1.0

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    • Understand the importance of normal bowl defense mechanisms
    • Develop a nutritional treatment for candidiasis and gut flora imbalances
    • Examine the importance of fiber on human health
    • Design a nutritional treatment program for constipation and diarrhea

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 164
    Nutrition and the Immune System

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    • Analyze the role between diet and the immune system.
    • Design a nutrition supplement program to stimulate the immune system.
    • Develop a nutrition program for colds, flu, sore throat and infections.
    • Understand basic detoxification techniques.
    • Examine the role of nutrition and diet in regards to chronic fatigue syndrome.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Opioid Management 201

    Manual Therapies for Chronic Pain Management of Patients During Opioid Crisis


    1.0

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    • Discuss the epidemiology and current state of the opioid crisis
    • Discuss the use of opioids for pain relief
    • Discuss the use of manual therapies for chronic pain management of patients during opioid the crisis
    • Outline the evidence for manual therapies for chronic pain
    • Discuss the use of lifestyle measures in aiding chronic pain sufferers

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Opioid Management 202

    Addiction and the Opioid Crisis: Is Cannabis Oil (CBD Oil) the Answer?


    1.0

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    • Define addiction, and identify the two main categories of addiction.
    • List the main addictions of concern in the current addiction crisis.
    • Summarize the neurophysiological and pharmacological dynamics of addiction, and appraise the possible solutions of recovery by using this information and delegating it to various medications and herbs (such as CBD oil).
    • Outline some of the solutions indicated for addressing the addiction crisis and critique these treatment plans.
    • Assess using herbal medicine (CBD oil) for the treatment of opioid and other addictions.

    Virginia Norris-Schafer, DC, MD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ortho 114

    Low Back Pain: Causes, Ergonomics and Exercise


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    • Learn current perspectives on which structures are strongly but variably linked to back pain
    • Review the state-of-the art in low back disorders research applied to ergonomics
    • Describe workplace design guidelines for asymptomatic and low back pain workers
    • Determine the influence of exercise on lumbar spine disorders

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ortho 115

    Waddell Signs and Non-Organic Pain


    1.0

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    • Identify common underlying causes of non-organic pain
    • Recognize the eight Waddell signs of non-organic back pain
    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to Waddell signs
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets in utilizing Waddell signs

    Leanne Cupon, DC, DACRB and Warren Jahn, DC, DIANM (US)

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    Ortho 116
    Back Pain, Neck Pain and Tension Type Headaches in Children

    1.0

    $22.00 USD

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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 117

    Postural Control: Principles, Assessment, Rehabilitation


    1.0

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    • Describe the basic principles of postural control
    • Clinically assess postural control
    • Outline a protocol of postural rehabilitation

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Pain 200
    Fundamental concepts of pain and How pain assessed, quantified, and communicated

    7.0

    $140.00 USD

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    • Explain the complex multidimensional and individual specific nature of pain
    • Present the theories and science for understanding pain
    • Define the terminology for describing pain and associated conditions
    • Describe the impact of pain on society
    • Explain how cultural, institutional, societal and regulatory influences affect assessment and management of pain  
    • Use valid and reliable tools for measuring pain and associated symptoms to assess and reassess outcomes as appropriate for the clinical context and population.
    • Describe patient, provider, and system factors that can facilitate or interfere with effective pain assessment and management
    • Assess patient preferences and values to determine pain-related goals and priorities
    • Demonstrate empathetic and compassionate communication during pain assessment

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    Pain 201
    Collaborative approaches to decision-making, diversity of treatment options, the importance of patient agency, risk management, flexibility in care, and treatment based on appropriate understanding of the clinical condition

    6.0

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    • Demonstrate the inclusion of patient and others, in the education and shared decision-making process for pain care
    • Identify treatment options that can be assessed in a comprehensive pain management plan
    • Explain how health promotion and self-management strategies are important to the management of pain
    • Develop a pain treatment plan based on benefits and risks of available treatments
    • Monitor the effects of pain management approaches to adjust the plan of care as needed
    • Differentiate physical dependence, substance use disorder, misuse, tolerance, addiction, and nonadherence
    • Develop a treatment plan that accounts for the differences between acute pain, acute-on-chronic pain, chronic/persistent pain, and pain at end of life
    • Describe the unique pain assessment and management needs of special populations
    • Explain how to assess and manage pain across settings and transitions of care
    • Describe the role, scope of practice, and contribution of the different professions within a pain management care team
    • Implement an individualized pain management plan that integrates the perspectives of patients, their social support systems, and health care providers in the context of available resources
    • Describe the role of the clinician as an advocate in assisting patients to meet treatment goals

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    Pediatrics 119
    Infants to School Aged Children: Staying in the Game as a Health Care Provider

    3.0

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    Hour 1 

    • Describe recommended health guidance for infants.
    • Analyze evidence-based research with regards to the efficacy of spinal mobilization and soft tissue treatment in the infant.
    • Develop a treatment plan in how to teach parents how to anticipate safety needs and promote healthy musculoskeletal practices for their babies.

     Hour 2

    • Discuss important developmental changes that mark the transition from infancy to early childhood.
    • Describe recommended health guidance for toddlers.
    • Analyze the data surrounding chiropractic care for the toddler child, with a focus on spinal manipulation.
    • Identify safety precautions that can be implemented in and outside of the office for toddlers.

    Hour 3

    • Discuss the developmental changes that mark the transition from the toddler to school-aged child.
    • Describe recommended health guidance for preschoolers.
    • Analyze the data surrounding chiropractic care for the school aged child, with a focus on spinal manipulation.
    • Discuss the motor, verbal and neurological findings of developmental milestones in children.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Personal Injury 201
    Mitigating Risk and Liability with Acute Trauma Patients

    1.0

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    • Identify examples of traumatic spine, soft tissue and other commonly missed injuries
    • Develop a post-traumatic diagnostic imaging algorithm and protocol 
    • Recognize and develop an awareness for PI patient, carrier and attorney risks and liabilities
    • Discuss several areas of PI documentation scrutiny including the causation statement

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 202
    3.0

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    Hour 1 - PI Case Management Part 1

    • Identify and avoid common PI history mistakes and liabilities
    • Recognize many keys to a quality initial PI patient history
    • Develop an awareness for the materials and tools necessary for a PI history
    • Create a plan and protocol to improve the quality and thoroughness of the PI history

    Hour 2 - PI Case Management Part 2

    • Recognize common PI history red flags and contraindications 
    • Identify symptoms and clinical history for two common PI traumatic injuries 
    • Create a plan to identify and eliminate common patient errors pertaining to the PI history
    • Develop an awareness for potential med-legal issues that can arise from a PI history

    Hour 3 - How to Humanize Your PI Cases

    • Create a protocol to consistently implement outcome assessments into PI cases 
    • Recognize other options and opportunities available to humanize PI cases   
    • Identify common outcome assessments utilized in PI cases
    • Improve awareness of clinical decisions that can be made from humanizing cases

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 203
    4.0

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    Hour 1 - Your Personal Injury History: Part 1

    • Identify and avoid common PI history mistakes and liabilities
    • Recognize many “keys’ to a quality initial PI patient history
    • Develop an awareness for the materials and tools necessary for a PI history
    • Create a plan and protocol to improve the quality and thoroughness of the PI history

    Hour 2 - Your Personal Injury History: Part 2

    • Recognize common PI history “red flags” and contraindications
    • Identify symptoms and clinical history for two common PI traumatic brain injuries 
    • Create a plan to identify and eliminate common patient errors pertaining to the PI history
    • Develop an awareness for potential med-legal issues that can arise from a PI history

    Hour 3 - Your Personal Injury Examination – Part 1

    • Recognize the key elements of the Personal Injury post-traumatic examination
    • Identify clinical contraindications and precautions prior to an examination
    • Develop and map out a post-traumatic cervical spine examination protocol
    • Identify and examine common motor vehicle crash shoulder conditions

    Hour 4 - Your Personal Injury Examination – Part 2

    • Discuss the critical components of a Personal Injury neurological examination
    • Develop a traumatic brain injury examination screening protocol
    • Recognize the documentation elements necessary in a PI physical examination
    • Create a protocol for medical consultations, diagnostic imaging and testing

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 204
    Personal Injury Diagnostic Imaging and Testing; Documentation and Record Keeping

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1 - Personal Injury Diagnostic Imaging and Testing: Part 1
    • Recognize the importance diagnostic imaging and testing in Personal Injury and trauma
    • Summarize several of the common diagnostic imaging and testing available  
    • Justify medical necessity and clinical rationale for imaging/testing in the treatment records
    • Determine both a protocol and clinical necessity for plain film radiographs
    Hour 2 - Personal Injury Diagnostic Imaging and Testing: Part 2
    • Determine a protocol and clinical indications for MRI and MRA
    • Determine a protocol and clinical indications for DTI and other brain imaging 
    • Recognize opportunities to order other common imaging and testing procedures
    • Create a protocol to order and follow-up on all imaging and testing procedures 
    Hour 3 - Personal Injury Documentation and Record Keeping: Part 1
    • Recognize several significant differences within Personal Injury documentation
    • Identify common PI documentation and record keeping mistakes and liabilities
    • Begin to develop an awareness of the four unique PI documentation encounters
    • Create a protocol to design individualized non-redundant treatment notes 
    Hour 4 - Personal Injury Documentation and Record Keeping: Part 2
    • Recognize the key elements of PI daily treatment notes documentation
    • Show improvement in each of the 4 daily treatment notes components 
    • Detect areas of vulnerability in the various types of documentation systems
    • Substantiate treatment and management with PI documentation

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 205
    Introduction to Personal Injury Case Management

    1.0

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    • Recognize elements of Personal Injury case management
    • Identify common inherent risk within PI case management    
    • Summarize several insurance carriers concerns regarding PI case management   
    • Discuss current PI case management issues in the med-legal arena

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 206
    Post-Injury Case Management

    1.0

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    • Discover the importance of identifying case management issues early   
    • Summarize emergency, urgent care and early intervention management  
    • Recognize med-legal issues in the early providers management  
    • Outline the application of home and self-care as part of case management

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 207
    Physical Examination in Case Management

    1.0

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    • Recognize the importance of Personal Injury physical examination
    • Outline the examination of common traumatic injuries and conditions       
    • Summarize common examination tests and procedures associated with a PI examination    
    • Demonstrate support for care and management with examination documentation

     


    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 208
    Conservative Care and Therapeutic Modalities

    1.0

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    • Outline the preparation for traumatic injury care and case management 
    • Summarize the application of passive and active modalities in traumatic injuries
    • Develop a protocol for implementing active therapeutic procedures and clinical exercise       
    • Identify common therapeutic and conservative care risks and mistakes

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 209
    Diagnostic Imaging and Case Management

    1.0

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    • Recognize the importance of diagnostic imaging in Personal Injury
    • Summarize specific diagnostic imaging tests for common PI injuries  
    • Identify several common clinical indicators for PI diagnostic imaging
    • Develop a protocol for ordering and monitoring PI diagnostic imaging         

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 210
    Humanizing Injuries in Case Management

    1.0

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    • Recognize the importance of humanizing traumatic patient injuries
    • Demonstrate the general application of assessments and PI interrogatories
    • Summarize the importance, applications and protocols of medical photography
    • Interpret assessments and PI interrogatories for case management decisions

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 211
    Personal Injury Co-Management

    1.0

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    • Recognize the importance of Personal Injury co-management
    • Design a process for finding providers for co-management consults and referrals
    • Develop protocols for co-management with primary care providers
    • Devise a plan to begin, apply and implement PI case management clinical decisions

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 212
    Personal Injury Co-Management II

    1.0

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    • Determine options for co-management with pain management providers
    • Identify co-management opportunities with orthopedic and neurology providers
    • Develop documentation protocols to support co-management decisions
    • Summarize and implement Personal Injury case management protocols and procedures

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Physical Diagnosis 135

    Fibromyalgia - Myths and Realities


    3.0

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    • Define Fibromyalgia from an allopathic perspective
    • Review historical treatment by traditional medical community
    • Examine current allopathic theories and treatments
    • Review signs and symptoms, demographics and presentation of the fibromyalgia patient
    • Obtain an accurate diagnosis through labwork and history as it pertains to the fibromyalgia patient.
    • Differentially Diagnosis adrenal fatigue, perimenopause, myofascial pain syndrome, chronic fatigue
    • Determine the Labwork needed to evaluate a fibromyalgia patient
    • Discuss the fibromyalgia patient’s point of view of symptoms and treatments
    • Contrast the varying possible diagnoses from the alternative healer viewpoint
    • Explain the Fibromyalgia “personality type”
    • Create a team approach with other practitioners in the treatment of the fibromyalgia patient
    • Determine the appropriate organic treatments that may be needed to treat the fibromyalgia patient including Gluten intolerance, Food allergies, and Supplementation
    • Discuss Musculoskeletal treatments for fibromyalgia patients including Adjustments, Massage, and Prolo therapy
    • Integrate appropriate exercise and home remedies for the fibromyalgia patient including 5 Tibetan Rites, Yoga, Walking, and swimming

    Robin Mayfield, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 172
    Assessing the Thyroid

    1.0

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    • Describe thyroid anatomy and physiology. 
    • Outline the pathophysiology of hypothyroidism, including possible causes and associated conditions.
    • Identify signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
    • Demonstrate the typical thyroid exam performed in the chiropractor’s office.
    • Review the usual and customary conservative and non-conservation management for common thyroid conditions.
    • Discuss the role of the chiropractic spinal manipulation in care for patients with thyroid conditions.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 174
    Nonspecific Spinal Pain

    2.0

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    Hour 1

    • Define Nonspecific Low Back/Neck Pain            
    • Outline the subcategories of Nonspecific Spinal Pain
    • Provide an overview of different techniques
    • Analyze the anatomical source of the injury
    • Examine Differentiate the functional or anatomical diagnosis

     Hour 2

    • Produce a specific conservative treatment plan
    • Measure the patient’s response to care.
    • Neurological differential diagnosis via pain patterns
    • Choosing the most appropriate type of manual therapy
    • Provide Appropriate Documentation

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Physical Diagnosis 175
    Definitive Guide of Stability Testing the Cranio-Cervical Region

    3.0

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    • Compare the difference between angular and linear motion.
    • List the limiting factors necessary for stability in respect to linear motion.
    • List and describe the function of the limiting structures of the atlantooccipital joint and the atlantoaxial joint.
    • Describe the path of the vertebral artery from the subclavian artery to the basilar artery
    • List the three types of Atlantooccipital fractures.
    • Describe five diseases that may compromise the stability of the cervical region and how.
    • List and elaborate on the immune specific diseases that can affect the atlantoaxial joint.
    • Summarize the normal growth of the cervical spine and craniovertebral region in children.
    • Outline the details of IFOMPT Framework for Red Flags.
    • Demonstrate three stability tests of the cervical region and interpret the results.
    • Demonstrate a neurological scan to clear spinal cord and neurological dysfunction in the cervical spine.
    • Apply a vigorous mandatory scan for all patients to rule out serious pathology of the cervical spine and the neurological system and be able to interpret the results.

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

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    Physical Diagnosis 176
    Tremors

    1.0

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    • Recognize the importance of knowing and diagnosing a tremor.
    • Define what is a tremor List some of the general symptoms of a tremor.
    • Discuss the triggers that may exacerbate a tremor.
    • Name the main categories of a tremor.
    • Recall the subclasses of action tremor List the most common diseases and syndromes demonstrating each type of tremor.
    • Differentiate the symptoms of Essential tremors (ET) and debate the current gold standard treatment plan of action.

    Virginia Norris-Schafer, DC, MD

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    Physical Diagnosis 177
    Chiropractic, Orthopedic, and Neurological Examination of the Knee for the busy Clinician

    1.0

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    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of a knee disorder.
    • List differential diagnosis of knee disorders.
    • Outline the different elements of a knee exam.
    • Identify “red flags” during the evaluation of knee complaints.
    • Summarize additional knee tests that can be performed and the reasons why to use them.

    Marc Lawson, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 178
    Rotator Cuff Tears (RCTs): Etiology, Epidemiology, and Differentials to Consider

    1.0

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    • Identify the 4 muscles that are associated with the Rotator Cuff.  
    • Recall the major epidemiological variables associated with Rotator Cuff Tears.
    • Differentiate the 2 major etiological factors associated with Rotator Cuff Tears.
    • Recognize the symptoms and signs associated with Rotator Cuff Tears.
    • Determine conservative treatment approaches in the acute and/or sub-acute phase of Rotator Cuff Tears.
    • Select appropriate ancillary studies that may be necessitated upon failed conservative treatment of presented upper extremity conditions.

    James Strange, DC, MS

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    Physical Diagnosis 179
    Clinical Diagnosis

    1.0

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    • Recognize and apply the diagnostic criteria for hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD) including hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS).
    • Outline the importance of blood pressure screening and review evidence-based recommendations for clinical practice.
    • Appraise the evidence regarding nonpharmacological approaches used in the management of restless legs syndrome (RLS).
    • Summarize a contemporary clinical framework for identifying red flags for four serious spinal pathologies that may present in chiropractic practice.
    • Describe our contemporary understanding of the appropriate diagnosis and management of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM).

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    Physical Diagnosis 180
    Patient Expectations, Communication & Context

    1.0

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    • Investigate the effect of patient expectations on short-term, subjective improvement in recurrent or persistent low back pain patients.
    • Determine whether the ritual of the history and physical examination results in meaningful change in pain and function for low back pain patients before any treatment is provided.
    • Assess the potential negative effect of routine MRI reports on the perception of the patient and treatment outcomes and explore a method for improvement.
    • Explore the level of association between kinesiophobia and pain, disability, and quality of life as well as its role as a prognostic factor in people with chronic musculoskeletal pain.
    • Quantify the role of contextual effects in the nonpharmacologic treatment of knee osteoarthritis.

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Physical Diagnosis 181
    Lumbar Disc & Sciatica

    1.0

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    • Outline the congruence of the manual interventions used in clinical practice with the scientific evidence regarding the biomechanical aspects of degenerative disc disease (DDD) leading to pain.
    • Compare the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a stratified care model versus usual care for patients with sciatica.
    • Assess the value of intervertebral disc degeneration detected in early adulthood as a predictor for progression of degenerative changes as well as low back pain symptoms and disability in middle age.
    • Define deep gluteal syndrome and the deep gluteal space, as well as propose a general diagnostic pathway for this condition.
    • Breakdown the utilization of conservative treatments used in lumbar disc herniation patients successfully treated nonoperatively versus unsuccessfully treated nonoperatively.

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Physical Diagnosis 182
    Biology of Low Back Pain

    1.0

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    • Defend a contemporary view of the implications of the biology of pain and injury for sensorimotor function
    • Outline neuroplastic structural and functional changes as they relate to non-specific (mechanical) low back pain and sensorimotor function
    • Appraise the current state of the literature regarding the changes in motor control in those with low back pain
    • Assess whether low back pain patients display signs of muscular guarding or splinting
    • Summarize existing observational evidence regarding the association between primary or chronic headache and persistent low back pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
    Text

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Physical Therapy 101
    1.0

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    • Discuss the use of electrotherapy to control pain
    • Establish parameters for wobble board rehabilitation of the ankle
    • Describe how SI manipulation affects anterior knee pain
    • Discuss the use of post-fracture manipulation
    • Construct therapeutic exercises for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Physical Therapy 110
    Whole-Body Vibration, Thumb OA & Plantar Heel Pain

    1.0

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    • Appraise the combination of pain neuroscience education and exercise or motor control training to alter ‘pain memories’ associated with chronic pain
    • Assess the relationship between vibration training and muscle strength and bone mineral density in older adults
    • Measure the effects of whole-body vibration (WBV) training on balance and strength in elderly patients suffering from diabetic neuropathy who are at high risk of falls
    • Examine the effectiveness of unimodal and multimodal physical therapies for base of thumb osteoarthritis
    • Explore the evidence on the effects of manual therapy for the treatment of plantar heel pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Physical Therapy 111
    Micro Current Therapy

    1.0

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    • Explain the origin of microcurrent therapy
    • Differentiate the difference between microcurrent and TENS
    • Discuss the importance of microcurrent therapy on healing
    • Examine the easy of incorporating microcurrent therapy
    • Integrate microcurrent therapy into a practice

    Michael Epitropoulos, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Physical Therapy CA90

    Introduction to PT Modalities


    12.0

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    • Develop a basic understanding of muscle function, biomechanics, soft tissue repairs, bone injury and exercise physiology as it applies to the Chiropractic Assistant and the application of physical therapy modalities/procedures
    • Develop an understanding of the use of cryotherapy and hot moist packs
    • Utilize traction and electrical therapy modalities
    • Develop an understanding of the effects of soft tissue massage
    • Apply stretch programs to patients
    • Discuss spinal exercise programs with the treating doctor
    • Learn the applicability of isokinetic testing

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Physical Therapy CA91
    1.0

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    • Summarize the types of electrical therapy modalities
    • List the contraindications and precautions to the use of electrical therapy
    • Recognize the appropriate application of low level laser therapy
    • Explain the principals of diathermy

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Professional Boundaries CA50
    4.0

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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Professional Boundaries CA51
    4.0

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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Professional Boundaries CA52
    4.0

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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
    • 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
    • Develop a plan for change based on the risk factor analysis (RFA) and practice evaluation questionnaires
    • Identify areas of improvement for touch, consent, communciation and respect
    • Address concerns raised by staff and patients
    • Discuss ways to defuse attraction
    • 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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Rehab 126
    Spinal Considerations of Radiculopathy, Hyperkyphosis, Cervical Impulsive Loads

    1.0

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    • Identify how the sciatic nerve and adjacent nervous structures respond to tensioning and sliding techniques
    • Appraise the potential benefit of adding forward head posture corrective exercise to the management of lumbosacral radiculopathy
    • Compare clinical and muscle function outcomes of patients randomized to one of two early multimodal rehabilitation programs following single-level lumbar discectomy
    • Analyze the influence of neck strength and muscle activation status on resultant head kinematics after impulsive loading to the head/neck
    • Assess the efficacy of corrective exercise interventions for reducing thoracic hyper-kyphosis

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 127

    Implement and Execute a Simple and Effective Active Rehab Program


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    • Recognize and document preferred outcomes that result from properly executed active care techniques
    • Establish rehab protocols for both cervical and lumbar conditions with suggested core exercise recommendations
    • Properly advance a patient through their customized exercise protocol in a systematized fashion
    • Identify and document progress on a routine visit basis for patients participating in active care rehab

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Rehab 128

    Clinical Conditions of the Lower Extremity


    1.0

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    • Evaluate the long-term effect of exercise therapy in addition to patient education on a patient’s need for total hip replacement (THR)
    • Integrate clinical and laboratory research on the function and assessment of abductor muscles about the hip and pelvis 
    • Understand how hip weakness can potentially contribute to knee pain and altered running mechanics
    • Outline the nomenclature, definition, diagnosis, imaging and management of inguinal disruption (‘Sportsman’s Groin’) 
    • Assess the efficacy of exercise interventions for lateral ankle sprains, Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis 

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 129
    Hip Kinematics and General Rehab Considerations

    1.0

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    • Appreciate the role of hip strength in governing kinematic variables and muscle activation during single-leg tasks
    • Defend the use of resistance training in a rehabilitation context with regards to its potential effects on: maximal strength, functional ability, alleviation of pain, and quality of life parameters
    • Recognize the effects of resistance band placement on gluteal muscle activation during two common exercises
    • Outline hip rehabilitation exercises that best activate gluteal muscles without simultaneously activating the antagonistic Tensor Fascia Latae (TFL) 
    • Analyze the relationship between the hamstring length and patellofemoral joint stresses

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    Rehab 133
    Quadriceps/ Patella Tendon Repair

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    • Enumerate three physical / clinical examination findings associated with rupture of the quadriceps tenon.
    • List 3 patient specific factors that need to be considered when following a rehabilitation program following repair of the quadriceps or patella tendon.
    • Recall three goals during phase 1 (0-2 weeks) of a rehabilitation program following repair of the quadriceps or patella tendon.
    • Identify three goals during phase 3 of a rehabilitation program following repair of the quadriceps or patella tendon.
    • Cite five return to play criteria that need to be met following repair of the quadriceps or patella tendon.


    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 134
    Cartilage Restoration

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    • Summarize the key difference between the cartilage restoration vs cartilage reparation procedures.
    • List 3 personal (health and demographic) factors that need to be considered when following a rehabilitation program following cartilage restoration/reparative procedures.
    • Enumerate 3 lesion-specific factors that need to be considered when following a rehabilitation program following cartilage restoration/reparative procedures.
    • Recall three goals during phase 1 (0-2 weeks) of a rehabilitation program following cartilage restoration/reparative procedures.
    • Cite five return to play criteria that need to be met following cartilage restoration/reparative procedures.
    • Summarize the evidence-based outcomes for the 3 most common cartilage restoration/reparation techniques.


    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Research Trends 117

    Adverse Events Involving Manual Therapy Providers, Role of the Cervical Spine with PCS, Effects of Chiropractic Treatment of GI Disorders


    1.0

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    • Review the literature for cases of adverse events in infants and children treated by chiropractors or other manual therapists
    • Analyze provider specialties in the treatment of patients with back and joint problems
    • Review the role of the cervical spine in post-concussion syndrome
    • Assess whether the availability of chiropractic care affects use of primary care physician (PCP) services
    • Describe the effect of chiropractic treatment on gastrointestinal (GI) disorders

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Research Trends 119
    Sacroiliac Joint & Pelvic Pain

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    • Summarize a recent systematic review regarding the use of sacroiliac joint mobility tests
    • Determine the prevalence of musculoskeletal dysfunction in patients with chronic pelvic pain
    • Explore our current clinical understanding of, and challenges pertaining to, the diagnosis and management of pain in the sacroiliac region
    • Evaluate the role of sacroiliac (SI) joint degeneration in mechanical low back pain Investigate and compare typical lumbopelvic movement differences between people with and without low back pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Risk 111
    Malpractice Primer: The Basics

    1.0

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    • Describe each of the four elements of malpractice
    • Differentiate between a bad treatment result and malpractice
    • Define Duty, Dereliction of Duty, Direct causation, and Damage
    • Search out a case report on-line or in a law library by using the case citation

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    Risk 132

    Protect Your Practice with Innovative Risk Management Techniques


    1.0

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    • Analyze charges and documentation on a daily or per visit basis to ensure accuracy and compliance
    • Compile accurate and comprehensive responses to documentation or record requests
    • Recognize and avoid confusing HIPAA privacy issues that can cost you time and money
    • Identify key areas that lack written policies causing increased risk in the practice
    • Evaluate your current written procedures and appraise the need for additional content

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Risk 133

    Legal Do's and Don'ts All Chiropractors Should Know


    2.0

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    Hour 1

    • Identify various types of billing irregularities and impact on healthcare expenditures.
    • Distinguish upcoding from bundling within the context of irregular billing schemes.
    • Demonstrate how and when exceeding a state’s scope of practice becomes “the unauthorized practice of medicine.”
    • Explain the restrictions states’ scopes of practice place on healthcare providers’ authority to treat and diagnose patients.
    • Discuss how invoicing unrendered medical services impacts third-party payers.
    • Interpret chiropractic boards’ positions on testimonial advertising and how best to comply.

    Hour 2

    • Identify what constitute a false claim under the False Claims Act.
    • Discriminate a kickback from a self-referral.
    • Trace how anti-kickback legislation arose and examine its prohibitions.
    • Explain the enactment of Stark legislation arising on the heels of anti-kickback bans.
    • Assess providing nutritional counsel within the context of “the practice of medicine.”
    • Evaluate identity theft and its impact on patients, providers and the cost of healthcare.
    • Discriminate between illegal copayment waivers from proper hardship waivers.
    • Discuss court cases instancing successful prosecution of healthcare fraud.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 134

    Risk Management - Social Media and Cloud Computing


    1.0

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    • Understand what social media really is and what it means to your practice
    • Identify the benefits and the risks of social media
    • Find out what state boards and other governing entities have to say about social media being used in healthcare facilities
    • Recognize the boundaries of social media in healthcare
    • Learn how to implement an effective and appropriate social media policy to protect the provider, the employees and the patients
    • Improve your understanding of the “cloud” along with the benefits and risks of cloud computing
    • Apply your knowledge of the cloud as you make decisions and policies for your practice and all content stored or placed onto the cloud

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Risk 135

    Record Retention and Disposal and the 18 PHI Identifiers


    1.0

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    • Identify the 18 PHI Identifiers
    • Awareness of other HIPAA related documentation and the appropriate retention period
    • How to confirm retention period for healthcare records
    • Recognize required security measures and their value to practice risk management
    • Implement policy and protocol for compliant and secure disposal of records

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Risk 136

    Managing Risk Using the 2018 OIG Chiropractic Portfolio


    1.0

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    • Be able to identify the definitions of Fraud, Waste and Abuse and how they may show up in day-to-day practice
    • Become aware of the source of overpayments, including not-medically necessary care, maintenance care, and active treatment
    • Apply the guidance from the OIG to your state and carrier regulations since they are a resource to these groups
    • Recognize insufficient documentation and incorrect coding before the billing takes place
    • Implement the action steps recommended by the OIG to eliminate incorrect documentation, billing and coding practices to reduce compliance risk

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Risk 137

    Minimizing Risk by Preventing Medicare Improper Payments


    1.0

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    • Distinguish between fraud, waste and abuse
    • Utilize your Medicare Local Coverage Determination (LCD)
    • Describe how a “reactive” approach to compliance with these guidelines may place you risk for penalties, fines, and potential conviction
    • Follow critical compliance requirements for minimum, mandatory, annual self-audits and chart reviews
    • Detect common billing protocols that are red-flags for third-party auditors and chiropractic boards of examiners

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Risk 139
    Prohibited Patient Solicitation

    1.0

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    • Assess limits of state, federal and board authority regarding the prohibition of solicitation of patients by, and on behalf of, chiropractors. 
    • Explain distinctions between general marketing and intrusive solicitation, and the reasons for the regulation of each
    • Demonstrate how the courts protect businesses’ right to advertise and how they discourage deceptive practices. 
    • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate/illegal marketing relating to fees and professional services. 
    • Examine criminal and civil laws associated with overly aggressive chiropractic advertising.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 141
    Safe and Compliant Marketing

    1.0

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    • Recognize and execute the rules to avoid inducement violations
    • Define what you CAN give away for a first visit that will not break the rules. 
    • Implement compliant initial visit screening services as part of a new patient offer
    • Apply risk management rules to avoid offering free services to some and not others
    • Modify your current marketing strategy to attract new patients while being compliant

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Risk 142
    Ethical Aspects of Placebos

    2.0

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    • Identify ethical and legal prohibitions against patient deception, misinformation, exaggerating healthcare cures, guaranteeing treatment results, and dishonesty.
    • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate communications and medical file entries describing patients' healthcare prognoses and progress.
    • Explain scientific literature linking patients' attitude and mental states to healthcare outcomes.
    • Illustrate placebo-enhancing doctor-patient interactions that comply with states' prohibitions against deception and misinformation.
    • Give examples where ethical patient encouragement authentically fosters positive mental states that promote desired patient outcomes.
    • Express why patient communications must be consistent with medical file entries regarding prognoses and patient progress.
    • Explain office procedures and staff training likely to optimize health-promoting ethical patient communication and the documentation thereof.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Risk 143
    Required Compliance Components of the No Surprises Act

    1.0

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    • Identify which portion of the complex regulation applies to their practice
    • Recognize proper use of a Good Faith Estimate vs Balance Billing Protection form
    • Formulate customized forms and training tools to meet regulatory guidelines
    • Adopt best practices and regulation standards during the patient intake process

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Soft Tissue Injuries 101

    Soft Tissue Injury: The Neglected Cause of Musculoskeletal Disorders


    2.0

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    • Explain the anatomy and functionality of healthy soft tissue components
    • Explain the effects of injury on soft tissue
    • Define effects of injured soft tissue on functionality of the spine and extremities
    • Discuss patterns of musculoskeletal relationships of recruiting other structures after injury and their effects on functionality
    • Describe various methods of treatment for dysfunctional soft tissue
    • Explain relationship of injured tissue to its surrounding structures, its effects and treatment
    • Explain compensation and recruitment of healthy tissue to the broader scope of complications and the effective treatment of primary and now secondary effects of injury
    • Describe rehabilitation exercises in relation to proprioception

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 103

    Comprehensive Introduction to Soft tissue Injury and Treatment


    4.0

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    • Explain the types of soft tissue
    • Demonstrate and discuss diagnostic evaluation of soft tissue injury
    • Explain pain patterns of neurological injury for differential diagnosis
    • Discuss types of soft tissue injuries
    • Evaluate soft tissue changes associated with pain
    • Discuss the mechanisms of healing soft tissue injuries
    • Describe diagnostic tools in determining soft tissue injuries
    • Explain the use of ice and heat in soft tissue injuries
    • Demonstrate and discuss stretching; passive, active and postfacilitation
    • Demonstrate and discuss somatic technique
    • Demonstrate and discuss strain/counterstrain
    • Demonstrate and discuss friction massage
    • Demonstrate and discuss Postisometric relaxation
    • Demonstrate and discuss electrical muscle stimulation and ultrasound
    • Demonstrate and discuss triggerpoint ultrasound in treatment
    • Discuss massage therapy
    • Demonstrate and discuss myofascial release
    • Demonstrate and discuss active release
    • Demonstrate and discuss Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT)
    • Discuss cold laser therapy
    • Demonstrate and discuss exercise rehabilitation and muscle strengthening
    • Discuss mobilization and manipulation

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 104

    The Shoulder: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment


    4.0

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    • Explain the structural anatomy of the shoulder and its soft tissue
    • Explain the functional anatomy of the shoulder and its soft tissue.
    • Demonstrate the active and passive examination of the shoulder and soft tissue.
    • Describe pathological conditions of the bony structures, joints, ligaments, tendons, bursa and muscles of the shoulder
    • Describe sports injures to the shoulder.
    • Describe injuries to the nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the shoulder.
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for pathological conditions of the bony structures, joints, ligaments, tendons, bursa and muscles of the shoulder.
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the shoulder.
    • Define functional relationships of the shoulder with associated regions

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Sports Medicine 107

    Clinical Aspects of Functional Lower Limb Injuries


    1.0

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    • Discuss current diagnostic tests, risk factors and prognostic factors for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
    • Identify risk factors for hamstring injury and re-injury
    • Summarize the association between foot type and incidence of a variety of lower extremity injuries
    • Determine if improvements in passive hip ROM and core endurance result in changes in hip and spine motion during the performance of functional movements
    • Indicate which clinical tests have the best accuracy in clinical practice for diagnosing stress fractures

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Sports Medicine 109

    Caring for Golfers


    1.0

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    • Describe the biomechanical fundamentals of grip, posture and swing
    • Identify golf injuries and golfers’ problems
    • Develop protocols of rehab, strength training and adjusting for golfers

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Sports Medicine 110

    Ober Test, Extensor Carpi Ulnaris, Femoroacetabular Impingement and Movement Screening


    1.0

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    • Investigate the anatomical structures strained during the Ober and Modified Ober tests for iliotibial band concerns
    • Evaluate the utility of screening tests for predicting injury risk in athletes
    • Describe the biomechanics associated with the extensor carpi ulnaris and recognize the variety of pathologies that can affect this structure
    • Summarize recommendations for the assessment, diagnosis and management of Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
    • Assess whether expert and novice Functional Movement Screen raters can report the same scores

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Sports Medicine 112
    Exercise Guidelines for Special Populations

    1.0

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    • Determine appropriate exercise recommendations
    • Design a proper fitness program for patients
    • Identify proper exercises for the osteoporotic patient
    • Review exercise guidelines with patients and encourage compliance

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Sports Medicine 113
    Rehab and Personal Training

    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Review basic concepts of exercise physiology
    • Understand the fitness training model
    • Identify various communication strategies
    • Determine appropriate behavior change techniques

    Hour 2

    • Identify the components of the client investigation stage
    • Review the various tests to determine functional ability of a client
    • Discuss the tests necessary to determine a clients physiological sport abilities
    • Analyze proper movement patterns through testing

    Hour 3

    • Design an appropriate resistance exercise program
    • Understand the components of an appropriate cardiovascular program
    • Determine various ways to progress in training
    • Review basic concepts of sport nutrition

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Sports Medicine FICS Master Class 201
    New Paradigm in Sports Performance Nutrition

    2.0

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    • Connect gut/immune system to the brain for better management of concussion
    • Discuss Clinical breakthroughs in the nutritional treatment of sports injuries
    • Gain new insights to restoring pH balance and detoxification for peak athletic performance
    • Elucidate the gut’s effect on sports performance

    Dr. Robert Silverman, a sports nutrition expert, leads you through an integrative approach to sports nutrition treatment and shares his enhanced nutritional and supplementation recommendations, functional assessments, breakthrough treatments for musculoskeletal injuries, and other new techniques that will help you attain superior clinical outcomes.

    This presentation explores how body systems interact, the role of the CNS in athletic performance, the latest research in the bidirectional gut-brain axis, and the crucial role of nutrition and gut health in treating concussion. You’ll learn how to use leading-edge science to improve health and sports performance. Dr. Silverman’s experience and insights make this webinar ideal for practitioners who already work within the realm of sports injuries and sports nutrition and for those who want to integrate these areas into their practice.


    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    Sports Medicine FICS Master Class 202
    Performance Therapy for the Golfing Athlete

    2.0

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    • Describe the biomechanical demands associated with playing golf
    • Consider the physical demands of playing golf and the resultant injuires which can occur
    • Assess assess golf related injuries that occur to the back, neck and wrist
    • Create treatment plans for injuries to the back, neck and wrist that occur as a result of golfing
    • Improving your management of the amateur golfer in clinical practice

    This masterclass on ‘Performance Therapy for the Golfing Athlete’ provides a journey through the golfing athlete’s body. Golf is an ideal sport for many. Golf is typically perceived as a low-risk sport when it comes to injuries, but many golfers experience pain or overuse injuries whether they are professional, casual or amateur golfers. Golf should be enjoyable, not painful! The good news is many of these conditions can be treated non-surgically. This masterclass will improve your management of the amateur golfer in your clinical practice.

    Shane Lawlor, DC

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    Stroke and Manipulation 106
    Cervical Spinal Manipulative Therapy (CSMT) and Vertebrobasilar Ischemia (VBI)

    4.0

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    • Outline methods used and estimations as to the incidence of vertebrobasilar ischemia.
    • Review and describe cerebrovascular anatomy and hemodynamics
    • Discuss proposed patho-physiological mechanisms believed responsible for subsequent vertebrobasilar ischemia.
    • Review and discuss past and present scientific literature to explore the evolution of what we think we know about the process of cervical spinal manipulative therapy and potential vertebrobasilar ischemia.
    • Identify radiographic signs of a vertebral artery dissection.
    • List and discuss the uses, pros and cons of current examination tools as they apply to vertebral artery dissection.
    • Explore issues and examination procedures related to patient assessment as well as vertebrobasilar ischemia recognition
    • Define and contrast currently suggested procedures
    • List and describe the most common red flags for a patient “at risk” for suffering Vertebrobasilar Ischemia
    • Recite list of scientific studies relating to laboratory testing of plasma Homocystine levels and its relationship to Vertebrobasilar Ischemia from vertebral artery dissection.
    • List examples of bias against chiropractic cited in both the popular media as well as in biomedical journals.
    • Critically review landmark articles regarding the issue of cervical manipulation and vertebrobasilar distribution ischemia.
    • List studies suggesting that a high plasma homocystine level may be associated with vertebrobasilar dissection.
    • Cite studies suggesting that increasing folic acid intake can reduce plasma Homocystine levels.
    • Identify laboratory tests that may be useful in helping calculate an individual’s risk of suffering vertebrobasilar stroke

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Subluxation Neurology
    8.0

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    • Learn the neurology of pain perception. 
    • Learn three types of pain and their clinical differences in terms of chiropractic management.
    • Distinguish between the clinical management of compressive neuropathology v. supersensitivity nerve interference.
    • Discuss the integrated physiology between inflammation, fibrosis, the Gate Theory, and chiropractic adjusting.
    • Complete an interactive clinical neuroanatomy of chronic spine pain, including: receptors, synapses, cord pathways, brain representation, and how they are influenced by spinal adjusting.
    • Complete an interactive exercise of spinal mechanoreceptor driven vestibular nuclei controls of somatic function and visceral function. 
    • Complete an upper cervical - trigeminal cervical nucleus integrative model for chiropractic spinal adjusting.
    • Integrate the clinical relationships between chronic spine pain and spinal mechanoreception, including: constant v. non-constant thalamic summation/integration; ascending inhibitory principles; descending inhibitory principles; immune system function.
    • Discuss the clinical relevance of receptor driven neuroplasticity, synaptogenesis, and transneural degeneration. 
    • Discuss the concept of spinal mechanoreceptor driven hypothalamic controls of visceral function.
    • Discuss the relationship between mechanoreceptors, the sympathetic nervous system, and neuroimmunology. 
    • Discuss the relationships between the nucleus tractus solitarius and the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus nerve.

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    TeleHealth 202
    Telehealth and Specialty Visits in the Chiropractic World

    1.0

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    • Apply the clinical guidelines for telehealth codes for telephonic and video visits
    • Document medical necessity and rationale for telehealth visits according to board guidelines, malpractice guidelines and payer policies
    • Recognize the situations for which telehealth coding options may apply and document them accordingly
    • Identify what is and is not possible in a non-face-to-face environment

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ultrasound Therapy

    Ultrasound Therapy


    2.0

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    • Understand and differentiate thermal and nonthermal effects of ultrasound
    • Understand the effect of ultrasound on tissue repair
    • Identify potential hazards to the use of ultrasound
    • Identify parameters to the safe use of ultrasound during clinical application
    • Identify current trends in the use of ultrasound
    • Identify methods for maximizing therapeutic effects of ultrasound and phonophoresis

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Vital Signs CA20

    Vital Signs for the Chiropractic Assistant


    2.0

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    • List the components of the vital signs
    • Cite normal and abnormal pulse rates
    • Define Tachycardia, Bradycardia and Arrhythmia
    • Recognize factors that can influence heart rate and rhythm
    • Identify common locations for palpating the pulse
    • Describe the process for determining the pulse
    • Outline the chambers of the heart
    • Define systole and diastole
    • Explain systolic and diastolic pressure
    • Describe the procedure for obtaining the blood pressure
    • Define hypertension and hypotension
    • Recognize the blood pressure categories as define by the American Heart Association
    • List causes and risk factors for hypertension and hypotension
    • Recognize the ranges for normal body temperature by location
    • Describe the procedure for obtaining body temperature, orally, in the ear and over the forehead
    • Summarize the accuracy of the body temperature obtained at different locations
    • Define fever, hyperthermia and hypothermia
    • List causes and risk factors for fever, hyperthermia and hypothermia
    • Define respiration rate
    • Cite the normal range of respiration rate at different ages
    • Define tachypnea and bradypnea
    • List causes and risk factors for tachypnea and bradypnea

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Wellness 101

    Obesity: Epidemiology, Etiology, Theories, Pathophysiology, Risks and Morbidities


    1.0

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    • Determine the epidemiology, etiology and background on obesity
    • Assess the theories of obesity development and pathophysiology
    • Outline the risks and morbidities related to obesity

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Wellness 102

    Obesity: Assessment and Management (Dietary and Exercise)


    1.0

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    • Outline the management of obesity
    • Summarize the assessment of obesity for the busy clinician
    • Synthesize the literature on the dietary management of obesity
    • Discuss the role of exercise and physical fitness in the management of obesity and overweight

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Wellness 103

    Body Composition: Principles, Anthropometric Measures, Circumference Measures, Lab Measures


    1.0

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    • Outline the principles of body composition assessment
    • Review the anthropometic measures of body composition
    • Discuss the circumference measurements of body composition
    • Assess the laboratory and field assessments of body composition

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Wellness 104

    Health and Wellness: Definition and Components, Dimensions of Wellness, Healthy People Initiative


    1.0

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    • Outline the definition and components of health and wellness
    • Review the dimensions of wellness
    • Discuss various models of health and the need for wellness lifestyles
    • Outline the publication and goals of Healthy People

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Whiplash and Spinal Trauma
    8.0

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    • Emphasize the unique anatomy of the cervical spine as related to spinal trauma.
    • Point put the importance of the uncinate process joints as related do disc herniation, the nerve root, the vertebral artery, and the spinal cord.
    • Explain how cervical spine injury may manifest clinically as low back and leg pain.
    • Explain the role for sleep and sleep’s influence on the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Summarize the influence of sleep on brain neurochemistry.
    • Explain the influence of awareness on an impending collision and the muscles ability to protect joints.
    • Explain how being “caught by surprise” by a collision is related to a poor prognosis for full recovery.
    • Summarize the history of whiplash injuries, including mechanical mechanisms, biological mechanisms, pathology, diagnostics and management.
    • Define the issues that the early whiplash literature got wrong.
    • Emphasize the issues that early whiplash literature got correct.
    • Summarize recent advances in the understanding of whiplash injuries, emphasizing anatomy, diagnostics, pain production and pain suppression.
    • Integrate whiplash trauma, chronic pain, and chiropractic care.
    • Point out the mathematics of how a low speed vehicle to vehicle collision can result in passenger injury.
    • Explain why vehicle damage should not be used as a proxy for passenger injury.
    • Integrate the concepts of awareness, rotation, and pre-accident spondylosis in injury magnitude and prognosis.
    • Define the three phases of soft tissue healing and point out the time sequence for each phase.
    • Justify the clinical interventions that have a positive therapeutic influence on each phase of soft tissue injury healing.
    • Emphasize the concept of motion in the healing of injured soft tissues, especially spinal adjusting (specific manipulation) motion.
    • Quantify acute injury and ultimate recovery(prognosis) by using measurement outcomes.
    • Summarize the biology and published data on treatment frequency and duration for whiplash spinal trauma.
    • Point out published studies relating to recovery and prognosis.
    • Reference the incidence of acceleration of spondylosis in long-term studies following a whiplash injury.

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Whiplash and the Development of Chronic Pain
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    • Explain how the nervous system modulates pain.
    • Describe how primary, peripheral pain becomes secondary, central pain.
    • Demonstrate how to objectively test for peripheral vs central pain sensitisation.
    • Discuss why whiplash patients are prone to developing chronic pain.
    • Demonstrate how to assess and treat the sensorimotor control of the neck.
    • Discuss where to focus your efforts in treating whiplash.
    • Combine treatment modalities for greater benefit.
    • Talk through a case presentation of a young woman with whiplash and fibromyalgia.

    Jake Cooke, DC, DACNB

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    Womens Health 202
    Examination and Diagnostic Considerations Unique to Women

    3.0

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    • Review anatomy and physiology of the female patient
    • Perform Physical Examination procedures unique to the female patient
    • Identify conditions unique to the female patient that require referral to a Medical Doctor
    • Discuss the presentation, evaluation, and management of conditions affecting women’s health within the scope of Chiropractic practice
    • Discuss risk factors, screening and prevention recommendations with female patients
    • Review nutritional supplementations that can augment conditions affecting women’s health within the scope of Chiropractic practice

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Womens Health 203
    Special Considerations for Chiropractors when Treating Female Athletes

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    Hour 1

    • Illustrate the patterns behind disordered eating in female athletes.
    • Distinguish differences in the hormonal cycle, and menstrual disturbances in different kinds of female athletes.
    • Contrast the differences of evaluation and management of female athletes.
    • Compare and contrast the chemically and structural differences between male and female athletes.

    .Hour 2:

    • List common female athletic injuries.
    • Explain how to evaluate knee and lower leg injuries.
    • Apply knowledge of muscle strength and hormonal differences to provide suitable training recommendations for a strength athlete.
    • Explain nutritional deficiencies in female athletes.

     Hour 3:

    • List the detriments in health and/or sports performance from lack of proper nutrition.
    • Provide recommendations for appropriate nutritional guidelines for female athletes.
    • Consider body composition, increase muscle mass, and improve overall sports performance of female athletes.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Xray 108

    Pediatric and Adult Anterior Knee Pain


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    • Identify anatomical structures of the knee involved with anterior knee pain
    • Diagnose fat pad and bursitis syndromes
    • Establish pathologies of the patellar tendon in adults and children
    • Differentiate different causes of patellofemoral pain
    • Match clinical syndromes of knee pain with radiological appearances

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 114

    Differentiating Types of Calcification and Ossification on X-Ray


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    • Differentiate ossification from calcification
    • Identify the categories of ossification
    • Differentiate myositis ossificans progressiva from myositis ossificans traumatica
    • Discuss imaging utilization with regards to ossification
    • Review common and uncommon entities predisposed to ossification or calcification

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 115

    A Systematic Approach to Interpreting Plain Film Radiographs of the Spine/Pelvis


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    • Recognize and identify important key factors for interpreting plain film x-rays of the spine and pelvis
    • Recognize important medical/legal issues regarding interpreting plain films of the spine and pelvis and be able to apply appropriate radiographic documentation requirements when charting x-ray findings in the medical record
    • Identify, analyze and interpret normal and abnormal anatomical osseous structures, common congenital and acquired pathologies, common normal radiographic variants and soft tissue calcifications/structures of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar, lumbosacral spine and pelvis

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Xray 116

    Identifying Aneurysm on X-Ray


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    • Alert your clinical consciousness to prevent complacency
    • Explain ways to identify the most common aneurysms clinically and on x-ray in the abdominal aorta, thoracic aorta, and splenic artery
    • Differentiate aneurysm from dissection and pseudoaneurysm

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 118

    Imaging of Musculoskeletal Trauma - An Overview


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    • Discuss the fundamental role of trauma in musculoskeletal disease and the various diagnostic imaging techniques used to evaluate it
    • Identify, describe, and classify fractures by both direct & indirect radiographic signs
    • Review fractures of specific etiologies based upon imaging findings
    • Evaluate fracture alignment issues, complications, and healing
    • Identify non-accidental injury of childhood, as well as normal structures that mimic fractures

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 123

    Diagnostic Imaging and the Diabetic Foot


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    • Use plain film to identify imaging findings of common diabetic foot fractures
    • Discuss foot ulcers and using diagnostic imaging to rule out secondary osteomyelitis
    • Identify diagnostic imaging findings of neuropathic osteoarthropathy (Charcot foot)

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 124

    Ankylosing Spondylitis


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    • Explain the clinical presentation, physical examination findings, orthopedic tests, laboratory findings, and radiographic findings associated with ankylosing spondylitis
    • Discuss the extraskeletal manifestations of ankylosing spondylitis
    • Explain the similarities and differences between the spondyloarthropathies
    • Discuss the surgical and pharmacological management
    • Discuss treatment that promotes spine mobility including the chiropractic adjustment

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 125

    Gout: Diagnosis and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Explain the origin and pathophysiology of gout
    • Understand how to prevent and monitor gout
    • Examine gout on plain film
    • Determine the clinical presentation of gout
    • Describe the differences between the crystal arthritides on plain film

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 126

    Imaging and Conservative Management of Osteoarthritis


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    • Describe the patients that are at risk for developing osteoarthritis
    • Summarize the pathophysiology behind the disease
    • Discuss what osteoarthritis looks like on plain film and which joints are most likely affected
    • Discuss the use of advanced imaging in osteoarthritis
    • Present the research on many conservative treatment options including: physiotherapy, physical therapy/exercise, diet, and acupuncture

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 127

    Disc Herniations and Degenerative Disc Disease: Clinical Findings and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Describe the anatomy of the disc and what causes the disc herniation
    • Discuss the clinical presentation and who is at risk for a disc herniation
    • Explain the diagnostic imaging findings for the disc herniation patient
    • Evaluate the treatment options for disc herniation patients

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 129

    Vertebral Compression Fractures


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    • Assess the clinical presentation and diagnostic imaging procedure for vertebral compression fractures
    • Discuss the use of plain film, CT, MRI, and DEXA
    • Discuss treatments for vertebral compression fractures
    • Identify other causes of vertebral fractures
    • Identify other fractures besides vertebral fractures

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 130

    Extremity Fractures


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    • Summarize the current literature on fracture prevention
    • Discuss diagnostic imaging and treatment of hip fractures
    • Evaluate common lower extremity fractures, including stress fractures
    • Discuss common upper extremity fractures, including the Colle's fracture and stress fractures
    • Demonstrate knowledge of fractures in special populations, including adolescents and the developmentally disabled

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 131

    Dislocations and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Evaluate the plain film images of upper and lower extremity dislocations
    • Determine the mechanism of action and clinical presentation for upper and lower extremity dislocations
    • Summarize the treatment options for the different upper and lower extremity dislocation
    • Use assessment tools to determine treatment outcomes for extremity dislocations

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 132

    Pediatric Safety Concerns with Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Determine the risk of MRI procedures and gadolinium contrast agents with respect to children
    • Discuss the consequences of ionizing radiation in plain film, computed tomography, nuclear medicine, and fluoroscopy
    • Demonstrate procedures to lessen the consequences of diagnostic imaging and discuss alternatives to the riskier modalities

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 133
    Diagnostic Imaging and the Fetus

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    • Determine the risks of ionizing radiation on the fetus
    • Demonstrate the usefulness and limitations of ultrasound with regards to the pregnant woman
    • Analyze the appropriate usage of magnetic resonance imaging in fetal diagnoses

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 133 - 144
    12.0

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    Xray 134

    Pediatric Fractures


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    • Demonstrating the differences between pediatric fractures and adult fractures
    • Looking at the red flags for reporting non-accidental trauma (child abuse)
    • Identifying fractures in children with osteopenia
    • Discussing common upper extremity and lower extremity fractures
    • Assessing proper protocol in imaging pediatric fractures, namely the use of plain film, ultrasound, MRI and CT

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 135
    Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scans)

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    • Identifying bone and joint uses for PET
    • Discussing neurological uses of PET, focusing on Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis
    • Demonstrating the oncology use of PET
    • Comparing PET with other diagnostic imaging modalities

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 136

    Tumor-Like Conditions Found on Plain Film Xray


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    • Determine the skeletal manifestations of neurofibromatosis and Paget’s disease
    • Assess the diagnostic features of someone with neurofibromatosis or Paget’s disease
    • Identify benign and malignant tumors commonly associated with neurofibromatosis and Paget’s disease
    • Discuss the pathophysiology of neurofibromatosis and Paget’s disease

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 137
    Ordering Proper Diagnostic Imaging for Common Chiropractic Conditions

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    • Order proper diagnostic imaging for the lumbar spine
    • Determine appropriate imaging for various pediatric musculoskeletal complaints
    • Use plain film imaging for extremity complaints
    • Determine what advanced imaging is appropriate for different extremity pathology

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 138

    Imaging and Imaging Features Related to Back Pain


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    • Identify common causes of back pain
    • Assess pro and con of different imaging modalities related to back pain
    • Identify imaging features that may relate to back pain
    • Develop imaging strategy for back pain

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 139

    The Imaging of Upper Cervical Spine Trauma


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    • Recognize normal bony and soft tissue anatomy of the upper cervical spine.
    • Describe the direct and indirect signs of cervical trauma.
    • Identify the more common mimics to cervical spine trauma.
    • Summarize specific traumatic conditions affecting the upper cervical spine and their imaging findings.
    • Assess which traumatic conditions of the upper cervical spine are stable, which are unstable, and how to manage each.

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 140
    Chest X-Ray

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    • Determine the diagnostic imaging findings consistent with a diagnosis of emphysema
    • Discuss the plain film findings of congestive heart failure and conservative treatment options for these patients
    • Determine the stage of sarcoidosis on plain film
    • Identify the most common mediastinal masses of the chest
    • Analyze different diagnostic imaging manifestations of pneumonia

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 141

    AP Open Mouth Projection - A Simple yet Complicated View.


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    • Point out the anatomy of the upper cervical spine and associated regional anatomy as seen on the APOM
    • Identify variants of anatomy on APOM, noting if they are clinically relevant in providing Chiropractic care
    • Differentially Diagnosis pathology noted in the region
    • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of imaging modalities for the upper cervical spine and maxillofacial region

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 142

    Differential Diagnosis of Musculoskeletal Conditions Mimicked by Sinus/Chest Conditions


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    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of patients entering the chiropractic with flu and sinusitis that may mimic musculoskeletal conditions
    • Identify radiographic features of sinusitis on standard chiropractic projections and differentially diagnose from other musculoskeletal conditions
    • Identify radiographic features of flu on standard chiropractic projections  and differentially diagnose from other musculoskeletal conditions
    • Examine basic treatment options within chiropractic scope of practice and when to refer

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 143

    Radiation Protection


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    • Analyze the debate between ALARA and AHARS with respect to the allowable amount of artificial radiation
    • Express the cost vs. benefit of using CT, the imaging modality with the highest radiation risk
    • Understand the added risk of radiation consequences in children
    • Identify the different types of ionizing radiation

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 144

    Imaging of Lower Cervical Spine Trauma


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    • Assess cervical radiographs to identify the radiographic signs of lower cervical spine trauma, recognizing which views are most diagnostic.
    • Recognize, differentiate, and classify cervical hyperflexion and hyperextension injuries with respect to spinal stability.
    • Identify and describe the imaging findings of neural arch trauma in the lower cervical spine.
    • Discuss and categorize the complications of lower cervical spine trauma.
    • Summarize the gravity as well as the evolving imaging and management protocols of penetrating neck injury.

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 145

    Abdominal Calcifications on Plain Film


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    • Identify plain film features of abdominal pathology that may present in the Chiropractic office, with an emphasis on calcifications
    • Differentiate cystic from solid mass lesions
    • Classify vascular calcifications
    • Recognize when calcifications need immediate medical referral

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 146

    The Imaging of Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma


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    • Summarize the radiographic findings of simple compression fractures and discuss how spinal biomechanics predispose to their occurrence.
    • Describe the radiographic signs and sequelae of burst fractures and differentiate them from simple compression fractures.
    • Identify the imaging findings of Chance type fractures and discuss their most common complications.
    • Recognize the common radiographic manifestations of posterior arch trauma.
    • Categorize the different types of intervertebral disc lesions and summarize their imaging findings.

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 147

    Imaging Sports Injuries


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    • Identify imaging modalities used in sports and musculoskeletal imaging
    • List indications for advanced imaging in the athlete
    • Explain why imaging of the weekend “athlete” could save your practice
    • Integrate imaging into treatment plans
    • Assess progress of care with imaging

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 150
    Common Surgical Hardware Seen on Plain Film Radiographs

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    • Examine common orthopedic hardware on plain film and what needs to be reported
    • Explain Xray findings which require Orthopedic referral and the various options
    • Determine when advanced imaging is appropriate and what modality to use
    • Discuss possible complications when finding orthopedic hardware

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 151

    Geriatric Conditions Seen on Plain Film - Part 1


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    • Discuss congestive heart failure: diagnosis, imaging, and treatment
    • Understand the imaging and treatment of multiple myeloma
    • Understand the nature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, specifically emphysema
    • Evaluate the use of DXA in the diagnosis of osteoporosis
    • Determining appropriate care for patients with osteoarthritis

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 152
    Geriatric Conditions Seen on Plain Film - Part 2

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    • Determining common geriatric conditions that need special consideration in a patient assessment
    • Identifying diabetic foot complications, specifically Charcot's foot
    • Analyzing bone metastasis in the elderly, specifically carcinomas
    • Understanding thoracic and abdominal aorta aneurysms and aorta dissections
    • Explaining pneumonia, specifically community acquired pneumonia, from a clinical perspective

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 153
    Geriatric Conditions Seen on Plain Film - Part 3

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    • Determining the risk factors, diagnostic imaging and pathophysiology of atherosclerosis
    • Assessing patient risk for developing hip fractures
    • Understanding prevention and diagnosis of lung cancer
    • Identifying normal anatomy of the disc and what goes wrong in degenerative disc disease
    • Reviewing common orthopedic hardware found in elderly patients

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 154

    Cancer Metastasizing to Bone


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    • Explaining in layman’s terms the basics of cancer
    • Determining prognosis when skeletal metastasis is found on plain film
    • Identifying osteolytic versus osteoblastic metastasis on plain film and specifying what advanced imaging is appropriate based on the cancer’s radiographic appearance
    • Exploring current literature on emerging treatment options
    • Discussing pathophysiology of bone metastasis

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 154 - 158
    6.0

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    Course Group includes all Xray Courses numbered 154 thru 158

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    Xray 155

    Conditions of the Middle Aged Adult


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    Hour 1

    • Describing common conditions affecting the middle aged adult, including the following: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, disc herniations, Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and abdominal aortic aneurysms
    • Observing diagnostic imaging related to each of the above conditions and determining the best imaging modality to use for the various conditions
    • Determining appropriate prevention and ancillary treatments for the discussed conditions

    Hour 2

    • Analyzing obesity through assessment and intervention
    • Discussing breast cancer diagnostic imaging and disease management
    • Diagnosing and treating congestive heart failure
    • Evaluating diagnosis and treatment options for the osteoporosis patient

     


    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 156

    Pediatric Bone Scintigraphy - Common Indications


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    • Outline the utility of bone scintigraphy in the pediatric population
    • Summarize basic bone physiology & radiopharmaceutical dosing
    • Discuss image acquisition and analyze scans for signs of pathology
    • Identify common clinical indications for pediatric bone scintigraphy
    • Recognize the various imaging phases of bone scintigraphy and their clinical utility

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 157

    Spondylolisthesis and Transitional Segments


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    • Review the pathophysiology of spondylolisthesis
    • Evaluate the two classifications of spondylolisthesis
    • Classify transitional segments
    • Determine necessity and efficacy of imaging of spondylolisthesis and transitional segments

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 158

    Ostepenia in Chiropractic Patients and its Relevance


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    • Differential diagnosis osteopenia and its relevance towards Chiropractic practice
    • Identify imaging features of osteopenia
    • Recognize ominous features of osteopenia
    • Select appropriate chiropractic treatments for the osteoporotic patient

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 159

    Diagnostic Imaging of Breast Cancer and CAM


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    • Identify the risk factors for breast cancer – preventable and non-preventable.
    • Determine appropriate diagnostic imaging for screening and breast cancer assessment.
    • Investigate different CAM approaches to breast cancer prevention and symptom management.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 160
    Fractures with Surgical Repair

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    • In plain film radiographs, identify the orthopedic hardware used to treat femur, humerus, tibia, and radius fractures.
    • Discuss special situations for fracture repair, such as osteoporosis, metastasis, pediatrics, and obesity.
    • Review various fracture risk assessment tools that can be used in clinical practice.
    • Evaluate when various hardware such as screws, nails, and plates are utilized.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 161
    Conditions Affecting the Vertebrae Seen on Plain Film Radiographs

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    • Identifying vertebral characteristic features on plain film for the following diagnoses: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Neurofibromatosis-1, Multiple myeloma, Paget's disease of bone, and vertebral compression fractures.
    • Determining what advanced imaging might be warranted for each of the vertebral conditions.
    • Describing general features of each condition such as incidence, clinical presentation and treatment options.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 162

    Spine Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Determine the incidence and the characteristics of different spine pathology.
    • Demonstrate, with plain film radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging, characteristics of central nervous system tumors and metastasis, syringomyelia, disc herniation, and trauma.
    • Identify clinical features and treatment for various spine pathologies.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 163

    Inflammatory Arthritis


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    • Understand the general features of the inflammatory arthritides
    • Discuss the clinical presentation, radiographic features, and chiropractic treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Discuss the clinical presentation, radiographic features, and chiropractic treatments for Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Compare the two most common inflammatory arthritides – Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis – to the other diseases in this category
    • Compare the inflammatory arthritides to the most common arthritide – osteoarthritis

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 164
    Differentiating Common Arthritides

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    • Differentiate Rheumatoid Arthritis from Ankylosing Spondylitis, the two most common inflammatory arthritides.
    • Differentiate Rheumatoid Arthritis from Erosive Osteoarthritis, both hand arthritides.
    • Differentiate Degenerative from Inflammatory arthritis.
    • Differentiate Osteoarthritis from Gout, the most common arthritide and the most common metabolic arthritide respectively.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 165

    Problem Solving Approach to Arthritis


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    • Learn a systematic approach to feature identification of arthritis
    • Identify radiographic features of arthritis
    • Develop a differential diagnosis of arthritis
    • Apply knowledge to classify unknown cases

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 166

    Metal in the Patient, Safety and Usage of Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Determine the safety of surgical clips with magnetic resonance imaging
    • Examine the safety and usage of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for patients with embedded bullets or shrapnel
    • Assess the major types of hip arthroplasty and the usefulness of computed tomography and plain film x-ray
    • Utilize different diagnostic imaging modalities for analysis of spinal fusion
    • Identify external fixators on plain film and advanced imaging

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 167
    Fractures Through the Ages

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    • Assess the signs of non-accidental trauma in infants.
    • Identify the unique childhood fracture known as the greenstick fracture.
    • Evaluate a young adult for potential cervical spine fracture after trauma.
    • Determine the work-up of a middle-aged patient with a Colles’ fracture.
    • Examine the osteoporosis vertebral compression fracture, and consider diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 168
    Case Reviews of Common Shoulder Pathologies Seen in Practice

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 170
    How To Get Great X-rays in Your Office

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    • Define QC and QA
    • List parameters necessary for great x-rays
    • Identify tests the doctor can do tomorrow
    • Describe the QC darkroom procedures
    • How to comply with state and federal regulations

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 181
    Hilum, Mediastinum, Diaphragm

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    • Develop and consistently use a complete search pattern for chest radiographs.
    • Link the history and physical examination findings with the radiological abnormalities to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis.
    • Recognize the presence of hilar enlargement.
    • Know the conditions that can lead to hilar enlargement.
    • Recognize the presence of mediastinal masses and know the disease that can cause mediastinal mass.
    • Be able to identify diaphragmatic hernias on chest radiographs Know the indications for referral based on abnormal chest radiographic findings.
    • Select appropriate imaging or other diagnostic procedures based on the history and physical examination.

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 182
    Pleural Diseases

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    • Develop and consistently use a complete search pattern for chest radiographs.
    • Recognize and describe the radiological features of pleural fluid.
    • Recognize and describe the radiological features of pleural calcification.
    • Recognize and describe the radiological features of pleural-based tumors.
    • Identify the various diseases that can result in Atelectasis, Consolidation, Interstitial patterns and pleural fluid.
    • Link the history and physical examination findings with the radiological abnormalities to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis.
    • Know the indications for referral based on abnormal chest radiographic findings.
    • Select appropriate imaging or other diagnostic procedures based on the history and physical examination.

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 183
    Lung Tumors, Cavities, Cysts

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    • Execute a complete search pattern for chest radiographs.
    • Recognize and identify the different patterns of chest pathology.
    • Recognize the radiological features of primary lung tumors.
    • Recognize various radiological features of secondary tumors of the lungs.
    • Link the patient’s clinical presentation with the chest radiograph to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis.
    • Make a referral based on abnormal chest radiographic findings.
    • Select appropriate imaging or other diagnostic procedures based on the history and physical examination

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 184
    Pneumothorax, COPD and Pneumoconiosis

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    • Identify pathology on chest radiographs 
    • Recognize the radiographic signs of different chest pathologies such as Atelectasis, Consolidation, infiltrative disease, and plural disease. 
    • Recognize radiological features of Pneumoconiosis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary diseases. 
    • Differentially diagnose based on the patient clinical presentation and chest radiographic findings. 
    • Make referral based on abnormal chest radiographic findings. 
    • Select appropriate imaging or other diagnostic procedures based on the history and physical examination.

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 185
    Chest: Granulomatous Diseases

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    • Apply a complete search pattern for chest radiographs.
    • Identify the various diseases that can result in Consolidation, and Interstitial/Infiltrative disease.
    • Link the history and physical examination findings with the radiological abnormalities to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis.
    • Recognize and describe the radiographic signs of granulomatous disease on chest radiographs.
    • Recognize and describe the abnormal radiographic signs of the common Cardiovascular diseases.
    • Refer based on abnormal chest radiographic findings.

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 186
    Malignant tumors in the extremities

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    • Differentiate the presenting features of Ewing’s sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma and metastasis in the extremities.
    • Determine the appropriate diagnostic imaging and identify the characteristic features of Ewing’s sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma, and metastasis on diagnostic imaging.
    • Identify the treatment options and prognosis for patients with Ewing’s sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma or metastasis in the extremities.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 187
    Pathology of the foot seen with plain film x-ray

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    • Determine how a torus fracture looks on plain film radiographs and how to manage the fracture
    • Utilize the scoring criteria in the diagnosis and denoting the disease progression in the gout foot on plain film radiographs
    • Describe the most common primary tumors that result in foot metastasis
    • Explain the typical appearance of the rheumatoid foot on radiographs and how to assess and manage the condition
    • Evaluate how to diagnose and appropriate treatment methods for the Lisfranc fracture-dislocation.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 192
    Diagnostic imaging and pathology of the head

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    • Examine the appearance and use of plain film, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the evaluation of bullets to the head.
    • Identify Arnold-Chiari Type I malformation with magnetic resonance imaging.
    • Review CT, positron emission tomography (PET), and MRI findings for cerebral bleeds.
    • Evaluate stroke using different types of CT and MRI imaging.
    • Discuss what to look for clinically and radiographically in cases of child abuse induced head trauma.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray CA01

    The Basics of X-Ray Technology, Terminology and Spinal X-Ray Positioning


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    • Understand how x-rays are produced
    • Prepare a patient to have an x-ray examination
    • Recognize basic x-ray terminology
    • Recall patient positioning and x-ray projection terms
    • Recognize new advances in the radiology field
    • Visualize the basic positioning of the views discussed
    • Identify x-ray machine components
    • Describe particular views that make up an x-ray series
    • Recall general anatomy that will be seen on a certain view
    • Discuss the x-ray technique of the views described

    Lynne Kirkutis, DC

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    Xray CA02

    X-Ray Positioning: Upper Extremities, Chest, Lower Extremities


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    • Demonstrate the basics of a radiographic shoulder series
    • Understand the positioning of the elbow joint
    • Recognize possible wrist injuries based on patient history
    • Recall positioning of hand, fingers and thumb radiographs
    • Summarize chest x-ray basics
    • Identify the views in a hip series
    • Demonstrate the positioning of the knee joint in a radiographic series
    • Understand the basics of ankle x-rays and injuries
    • Recall the positioning for x-rays of the foot and toes
    • Summarize the general anatomy of the lower extremities

    Lynne Kirkutis, DC

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    Xray CA03

    Radiographic Procedures, Safety, Mistakes to Avoid and Tips for Optimal X-Rays


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    • Discuss safety measurements when taking x-rays
    • Review mistakes to Avoid when Taking Radiographs
    • Outline tips for Taking Optimal Radiographs
    • Discuss proper darkroom technique
    • Address safety measurements

    Lynne Kirkutis, DC

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