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California Chiropractic Continuing Education

 

California Accepts ChiroCredit.com Online Courses for license renewal and to meet hours to renew Xray permits and certificates

 

California Continuing Education Requirements: 24 hours per year
California Accepts 12 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses per year

 

Please click here for a listing of online continuing education courses specifically approved for California Chiropractic Physicians

 

ChiroCredit.com is a California Board of Chiropractic Approved Continuing Education Provider.  Scroll down to view courses and California 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. 


Special Requirements: At least 2 credit hours in Ethics and Law and a minimum of 4 hours in any one of, or a combination of, history taking and Physical Examination Procedures, Chiropractic Adjustive Techniques or Chiropractic Manipulation Techniques, or Proper Ethical Billing and Coding.

 

Xray Permit and Certificate: We offer a 10 hour California Xray Technology Course to renew permits and certificates as licentiates of the healing arts are required to earn 10 approved continuing education credits in the two years immediately preceding the expiration of the certificate or permit. Please see the topic: California Xray Technology Course

 

Animal Chiropractic: Allows animal chiropractic treatment. No specific CE requirements but CE approved by the State Veterinary Board is acceptable towards CE relicensure requirement.

 

New Licensee Information: A new licensee is exempt from continuing education requirements in the year of initial licensure.

 

Reporting Requirements: Licensee affirms CE completion on State form

 



State of California Continuing Education Requirements

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


Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for California Chiropractic Physicians (DC). The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of Doctor of Chiropractic to enhance their clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour approved online home study CE credit course for new California Chiropractic Physician registered users at www.OnlineCE.com


 
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  • Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 301
    3.0

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Identify the requirements to become a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner
    • Report Completed CDL Exams to the National Registry
    • Obtain a CLIA Certificate of Waiver
    • Specify Commercial Driving Licenses, vehicles, commerce, standards and medical guidance requirements and definitions

    Hour 2:

    • Summarize the Medical Examiner Role and Responsibilities
    • Assist Drivers in filling out the driver portions of the Medical Exam Report Form
    • Complete and review the Medical Exam Report Form
    • Issue a Medical Examiner’s Certificate

    Hour 3:

    • Review medication use by drivers
    • Assess driver general health and wellness factors and medical condition health risk
    • Perform the physical examination of a driver of commercial vehicles
    • Evaluate Vision disorders related to driving a commercial vehicle

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
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    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 301 - 304
    12.0

    $349.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Identify the requirements to become a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner
    • Report Completed CDL Exams to the National Registry
    • Obtain a CLIA Certificate of Waiver
    • Specify Commercial Driving Licenses, vehicles, commerce, standards and medical guidance requirements and definitions

     

    Hour 2:

    • Summarize the Medical Examiner Role and Responsibilities
    • Assist Drivers in filling out the driver portions of the Medical Exam Report Form
    • Complete and review the Medical Exam Report Form
    • Issue a Medical Examiner’s Certificate

     

    Hour 3:

    • Review medication use by drivers
    • Assess driver general health and wellness factors and medical condition health risk
    • Perform the physical examination of a driver of commercial vehicles
    • Evaluate Vision disorders related to driving a commercial vehicle

     

    Hour 4:

    • Calculate ANSI, ISO, and Whisper hearing testing values
    • Perform external and otoscopic evaluation related to driving requirements
    • Appraise driver ear disorders that affect safe driving
    • Evaluate drivers with hypertension for driving a commercial vehicle

     

    Hour 5

    • Perform the cardiovascular examination for drivers
    • Assess cardiovascular disease in drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Determine acceptable cardiovascular safe driving risk for drivers
    • Assign medical certificate duration for drivers with cardiovascular disease

     

    Hour 6:

    • Evaluate drivers with Cardiac Arrhythmias, pacemakers, implanted defibrillators
    • Recall driving requirements for arrhythmias, syncope, transplants
    • Distinguish cardiovascular medication effects that are a risk to safe driving
    • Determine driving status and duration for safe driving

     

    Hour 7:

    • Apply Respiratory guidance for drivers with respiratory disease
    • Conduct the respiratory and sleep apnea exam and evaluation
    • Determine which drives must be tested and treated for OSA
    • Assess Obstructive Sleep Apnea safety risk in drivers

     

    Hour 8:

    • Assess the drivers neurological history
    • Determine neurological driving safety risk according to FMCSA guidance
    • Explain severity’s affect on driving status from cerebrovascular, head trauma and spinal cord injuries on driving status
    • Assess driver eligibility for a Federal Seizure disorder exemption.

     

    Hour 9:

    • Appraise diabetes in drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Determine driving status and duration according to FMCSA guidance for drivers with diabetes
    • Evaluate risk to safe driving for drivers with other endocrine disorders and other diseases without specific FMCSA guidelines in drivers
    • Recall classifications of hypoglycemic medications and their impact on safe driving

     

    Hour 10:

    • Differentiate between psychological disorders affecting drivers
    • Identify medical treatment and therapy for psychological disorders
    • Recall disqualifying psychological disorders for drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Appraise medications for psychological disorders for safe driving risk

     

    Hour 11:

    • Discuss the FMCSA musculoskeletal standard and guidelines
    • Determine those drivers eligible for a Special Performance Examination
    • Apply the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol testing to drivers and motor carriers
    • Asses drivers to refer for substance abuse professional evaluation

     

    Hour 12:

    • Review FMCSA provided practice scenarios
    • Derive FMCSA evaluation procedure as provided in practice scenarios
    • Apply FMCSA evaluation concepts to drivers as contained in FMCSA practice scenarios
    • Prepare for the FMCSA Certification Test


    Michael Megehee, DC

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    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 301 - Hour 1
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Identify the requirements to become a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner
    • Report Completed CDL Exams to the National Registry
    • Obtain a CLIA Certificate of Waiver
    • Specify Commercial Driving Licenses, vehicles, commerce, standards and medical guidance requirements and definitions

    Michael Megehee, DC

    Adobe PDF Download
    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 301 - Hour 2
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Summarize the Medical Examiner Role and Responsibilities
    • Assist Drivers in filling out the driver portions of the Medical Exam Report Form
    • Complete and review the Medical Exam Report Form
    • Issue a Medical Examiner’s Certificate

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 301 - Hour 3
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Review medication use by drivers
    • Assess driver general health and wellness factors and medical condition health risk
    • Perform the physical examination of a driver of commercial vehicles
    • Evaluate Vision disorders related to driving a commercial vehicle

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 302
    3.0

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Calculate ANSI, ISO, and Whisper hearing testing values
    • Perform external and otoscopic evaluation related to driving requirements
    • Appraise driver ear disorders that affect safe driving
    • Evaluate drivers with hypertension for driving a commercial vehicle

    Hour 2:

    • Perform the cardiovascular examination for drivers
    • Assess cardiovascular disease in drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Determine acceptable cardiovascular safe driving risk for drivers
    • Assign medical certificate duration for drivers with cardiovascular disease

    Hour 3:

    • Evaluate drivers with Cardiac Arrhythmias, pacemakers, implanted defibrillators
    • Recall driving requirements for arrhythmias, syncope, transplants
    • Distinguish cardiovascular medication effects that are a risk to safe driving
    • Determine driving status and duration for safe driving

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 302 - Hour 1
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Calculate ANSI, ISO, and Whisper hearing testing values
    • Perform external and otoscopic evaluation related to driving requirements
    • Appraise driver ear disorders that affect safe driving
    • Evaluate drivers with hypertension for driving a commercial vehicle

    Michael Megehee, DC

    Adobe PDF Download
    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 302 - Hour 2
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Perform the cardiovascular examination for drivers
    • Assess cardiovascular disease in drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Determine acceptable cardiovascular safe driving risk for drivers
    • Assign medical certificate duration for drivers with cardiovascular disease

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 302 - Hour 3
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Evaluate drivers with Cardiac Arrhythmias, pacemakers, implanted defibrillators
    • Recall driving requirements for arrhythmias, syncope, transplants
    • Distinguish cardiovascular medication effects that are a risk to safe driving
    • Determine driving status and duration for safe driving

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 303
    3.0

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Apply Respiratory guidance for drivers with respiratory disease
    • Conduct the respiratory and sleep apnea exam and evaluation
    • Determine which drives must be tested and treated for OSA
    • Assess Obstructive Sleep Apnea safety risk in drivers

    Hour 2:

    • Assess the drivers neurological history
    • Determine neurological driving safety risk according to FMCSA guidance
    • Explain severity’s affect on driving status from cerebrovascular, head trauma and spinal cord injuries on driving status
    • Assess driver eligibility for a Federal Seizure disorder exemption.

    Hour 3:

    • Appraise diabetes in drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Determine driving status and duration according to FMCSA guidance for drivers with diabetes
    • Evaluate risk to safe driving for drivers with other endocrine disorders and other diseases without specific FMCSA guidelines in drivers
    • Recall classifications of hypoglycemic medications and their impact on safe driving

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 303 - Hour 1
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Apply Respiratory guidance for drivers with respiratory disease
    • Conduct the respiratory and sleep apnea exam and evaluation
    • Determine which drives must be tested and treated for OSA
    • Assess Obstructive Sleep Apnea safety risk in drivers

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 303 - Hour 2
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Assess the drivers neurological history
    • Determine neurological driving safety risk according to FMCSA guidance
    • Explain severity’s affect on driving status from cerebrovascular, head trauma and spinal cord injuries on driving status
    • Assess driver eligibility for a Federal Seizure disorder exemption.

    Michael Megehee, DC

    Adobe PDF Download
    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 303 - Hour 3
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Appraise diabetes in drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Determine driving status and duration according to FMCSA guidance for drivers with diabetes
    • Evaluate risk to safe driving for drivers with other endocrine disorders and other diseases without specific FMCSA guidelines in drivers
    • Recall classifications of hypoglycemic medications and their impact on safe driving

    Michael Megehee, DC

    Adobe PDF Download
    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 304
    3.0

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Differentiate between psychological disorders affecting drivers
    • Identify medical treatment and therapy for psychological disorders
    • Recall disqualifying psychological disorders for drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Appraise medications for psychological disorders for safe driving risk

    Hour 2:

    • Discuss the FMCSA musculoskeletal standard and guidelines
    • Determine those drivers eligible for a Special Performance Examination
    • Apply the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol testing to drivers and motor carriers
    • Asses drivers to refer for substance abuse professional evaluation

    Hour 3:

    • Review FMCSA provided practice scenarios
    • Derive FMCSA evaluation procedure as provided in practice scenarios
    • Apply FMCSA evaluation concepts to drivers as contained in FMCSA practice scenarios
    • Prepare for the FMCSA Certification Test

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 304 - Hour 1
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Differentiate between psychological disorders affecting drivers
    • Identify medical treatment and therapy for psychological disorders
    • Recall disqualifying psychological disorders for drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Appraise medications for psychological disorders for safe driving risk

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 304 - Hour 2
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Discuss the FMCSA musculoskeletal standard and guidelines
    • Determine those drivers eligible for a Special Performance Examination
    • Apply the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol testing to drivers and motor carriers
    • Asses drivers to refer for substance abuse professional evaluation

    Michael Megehee, DC

    Adobe PDF Download
    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 304 - Hour 3
    1.0

    $29.00 USD

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    • Review FMCSA provided practice scenarios
    • Derive FMCSA evaluation procedure as provided in practice scenarios
    • Apply FMCSA evaluation concepts to drivers as contained in FMCSA practice scenarios
    • Prepare for the FMCSA Certification Test

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-20-09-08125
    Approved Category A: History Taking and Physical Exam
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Biomechanics 201

    Introduction to Gait: Pedographs and Gait Analysis


    4.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    CA-A-20-01-10172
    Approved Category B: Diag Testing Proc & Diff Diagnosis
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2020-12-31

    Biomechanics 202

    Foot Function and the Effects on the Core and Body Dynamics


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    CA-A-20-01-10172
    Approved Category B: Diag Testing Proc & Diff Diagnosis
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2020-12-31

    Biomechanics 203

    Gait Analysis: Normal and Abnormal Gait and Factors Affecting Them


    3.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    CA-A-20-01-10172
    Approved Category B: Diag Testing Proc & Diff Diagnosis
    Distanced Based Learning
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    Biomechanics 206

    A Case Study in Gait Analysis


    1.0

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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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    CA-A-20-01-10172
    Approved Category B: Diag Testing Proc & Diff Diagnosis
    Distanced Based Learning
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    Biomechanics 207

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


    1.0

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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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    CA-A-20-01-10172
    Approved Category B: Diag Testing Proc & Diff Diagnosis
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2020-12-31

    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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    CA-A-20-01-10172
    Approved Category B: Diag Testing Proc & Diff Diagnosis
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    Expires: 2020-12-31

    Biomechanics 217
    The Problematic Crossover Gait

    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    CA-A-20-01-10172
    Approved Category B: Diag Testing Proc & Diff Diagnosis
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2020-12-31

    Biomechanics 218

    A Closer Look at Arm Swing in Gait


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    CA-A-20-01-10172
    Approved Category B: Diag Testing Proc & Diff Diagnosis
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2020-12-31

    Biomechanics 221

    Static Assessment and the Glass Pedograph


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    CA-A-20-01-10172
    Approved Category B: Diag Testing Proc & Diff Diagnosis
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2020-12-31

    Biomechanics 223

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


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    CA-A-20-01-10172
    Approved Category B: Diag Testing Proc & Diff Diagnosis
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2020-12-31

    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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    CA-A-20-09-08128
    Category B: Basic Science
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Breathing Essentials 201 - 204
    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Breathing Essentials 201 through 204

    Course Group includes all Breathing Essentials Courses numbered 201 through 204

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

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    CA-A-20-09-08128
    Category B: Basic Science
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Breathing Essentials 201 - 207
    9.0

    $180.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Breathing Essentials 201 through Breathing Essentials 207

    Course Group includes all Breathing Essentials Courses numbered 201 through 207

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

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    CA-A-20-09-08128
    Category B: Basic Science
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Breathing Essentials 202

    Function of Respiration


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


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

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    CA-A-20-09-08128
    Category B: Basic Science
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    Breathing Essentials 203

    Altered Breathing Patterns and Their Consequences


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    • Describe how altered breathing patterns can alter pH and how this can affect the body.
    • Describe the autonomic nervous system and function.
    • Name three physiological consequences of respiratory alkalosis.
    • Describe suboptimal breathing patterns and their effect on the cervical spine and chronic pain.


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

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    CA-A-20-09-08128
    Category B: Basic Science
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Breathing Essentials 204

    Sleep Apnea


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


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

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    CA-A-20-09-08128
    Category B: Basic Science
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    Breathing Essentials 205

    Athletic Performance


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


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

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    Breathing Essentials 206

    Diaphragm in Critical Care


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


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

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    Breathing Essentials 207

    Breathing Retraining Theories


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


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

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    California Xray Technology Course 204
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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

    Hour 3:

    • 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

    Hour 4

    • 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

    Hour 5

    • 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.

    Hour 6

    • 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.

    Hour 7

    • 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.

    Hour 8

    • 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

    Hour 9

    • 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.

    Hour 10

    • 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

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    Documentation 153
    Documenting Bodily/Personal Injury Cases

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    • Develop the skills for medical documentation record-keeping for proper patient care and adherence to insurance value based parameters
    • Recognize the importance, and benefits of thorough chart documentation from the standpoint of the patient, the provider, the profession and third-party payors
    • Show how outcome assessment documentation benefits the patient, the provider, the profession, and third-party payors
    • Demonstrate physical examination procedures that are the basis for diagnosis formulation and value based data
    • Examine skills necessary to incorporate an outcomes-based, evidenced-influenced approach to patient-centered health care in bodily injuries

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Documentation 154

    Risk Management Considerations for Documentation


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    • Develop the skills for medical documentation record-keeping for proper patient care
    • Recognize the importance and benefits of documentation methodology from the standpoint of risk management
    • Identify selected documentation problems and errors
    • Summarize recommendations for improving patient care documentation

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    Documentation 157

    Clinical Documentation


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    • Define the Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR).
    • Demonstrate taking a complete patient history.
    • Define the Evaluation and Management examination for the musculoskeletal system.
    • Define Outcome Assessment.
    • Illustrate the P.A.R.T. format of documentation.
    • Define proper assessment for SOAP notes.
    • Discuss proper documentation of treatment performed on each visit.
    • Discuss proper documentation of treatment plans.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Documentation 158

    ICD-10


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    • Comprehend the reasons for transitioning from ICD9 to ICD10
    • Determine the critical differences with the new ICD10 codes
    • Utilize the proper alpha and numeric aspects of commonly used ICD10 codes for  Chiropractic
    • Observe the practicality of combining clinical documentation and the proper use of ICD10 codes.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Documentation 160

    ICD-10: Navigating the Coding Maze


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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

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    Documentation 161

    Keys to Clinical Documentation


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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 162

    Regs and Risk Management with Maintenance Care


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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


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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


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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

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    Documentation 165

    Compliant Coding and Documentation for all Chiropractic Techniques


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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

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    Documentation 166

    Documentation and Coding of Therapeutic Activities


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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 therapy services

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 167

    The Life Cycle of a Patients Chart


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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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    Documentation 168

    The Secrets of Chiro-Compliant Coding


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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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    Documentation 169

    Triage Your Patients with Compliant Treatment


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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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 170

    Medicare and the Quality Payment Program


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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

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    Documentation 171

    Ancillary Services: Yes, You Have to Document Those Too


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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

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    Documentation 172

    In-Processing Federal Patients: Active or Maintenance


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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

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    Documentation 173

    Why Render A Prognosis? Defining the Problem


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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

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    Documentation 173 - 174
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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.
    • Increase your reimbursement for complicated cases.
    • Improve the patient report of findings and discharge

    Hour 6

    • 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

    Course Group includes all Documentation Courses numbered 173 thru 174

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    Documentation 174

    Compliant Documentation for Adjusting Multiple Spinal Regions


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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

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    Documentation 176

    Document Clinical Rationale for Active Care Rehab


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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

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    Documentation 177

    The Ideal Documentation for an Episode of Care


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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

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    Documentation 178

    Documenting and Coding for Unproven, Investigational or Experimental Procedures


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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

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    Documentation 179

    Documentation Nuances for All Interested Parties


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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

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    Documentation 180

    Evaluation and Management Documentation Guidelines Made Simple Part 1


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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

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    Documentation 180 - 181
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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


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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

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    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 182
    The 5 Documentation Mistakes You're Probably Making

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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

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

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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

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    Documentation 184
    Minimize Medicare Risk for Peace of Mind

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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

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    Documentation 185
    Managing Risk through Compliant Documentation and Coding

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    • Discover how proper documentation impacts the revenue cycle and profitability of your office
    • Distinguish between Medically Necessary and Clinically Appropriate Care
    • Demonstrate how your office compliance program either leaves you vulnerable or reduces your risk
    • Develop understanding of compliant fee systems
    • Evaluate federal guidelines regarding discounting and/or hardship

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    Documentation 187
    Creating the End to Every Story with Proper Patient Discharge

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    • Understand the difference between clinically appropriate and medically necessary care
    • Identify the clinical indications of when to initiate therapeutic withdrawal
    • Execute the components of a final discharge evaluation with proper documentation and recommendations
    • Learn how to transition a client from an active phase of care to maintenance as a part of your treatment plan

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    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
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    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

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    Got Documentation 201
    3.0

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    • Discuss ethical standards of insurance reporting and coding
    • Define the Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR)
    • Describe the P.A.R.T. format of documentation
    • Define the P of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Define the A of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Demonstrate the POMR and the P and A of P.A.R.T. formats for the initial patient encounter
    • Describe the concept of outcome assessments in clinical practice
    • Distinguish between subjective and objective outcome assessments Illustrate methods of proving medical necessity
    • Develop a strategy to justify treatment

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 201 - 204
    12.0

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    Hour 1 - 3

    • Discuss ethical standards of insurance reporting and coding
    • Define the Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR)
    • Describe the P.A.R.T. format of documentation
    • Define the P of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Define the A of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Demonstrate the POMR and the P and A of P.A.R.T. formats for the initial patient encounter
    • Describe the concept of outcome assessments in clinical practice
    • Distinguish between subjective and objective outcome assessments Illustrate methods of proving medical necessity
    • Develop a strategy to justify treatment

    Hour 4 - 6

    • 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-exam
    • Demonstrate proper coding for range of motion measurements
    • 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
    • Define proper Assessments
    • Illustrate the two types of Plan
    • Demonstrate proper documentation for timed codes
    • Define the short, moderate and long-term diagnoses for Medicare

    Hour 7 - 9

    • Illustrate the legal definition of medical necessity
    • 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
    • Demonstrate 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

    Hours 10 - 12

    • 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
    • Illustrate the Croft Treatment Guidelines
    • Discuss the complicating factors for the Croft Guidelines
    • Define the critical points for documentation of personal injury cases
    • Discuss the concepts that personal injury attorneys look for in our documentation

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 202
    3.0

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    • 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-exam
    • Demonstrate proper coding for range of motion measurements
    • 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
    • Define proper Assessments
    • Illustrate the two types of Plan
    • Demonstrate proper documentation for timed codes
    • Define the short, moderate and long-term diagnoses for Medicare

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 203
    3.0

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    • Illustrate the legal definition of medical necessity
    • 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
    • Demonstrate 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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 204
    3.0

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    • 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
    • Illustrate the Croft Treatment Guidelines
    • Discuss the complicating factors for the Croft Guidelines
    • Define the critical points for documentation of personal injury cases
    • Discuss the concepts that personal injury attorneys look for in our documentation

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    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

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    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

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    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

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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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Jerome Rerucha DC, CSCS, CHPS

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

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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

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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

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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

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    Manipulation 101

    Manipulation - Postural Considerations


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    • Review evidenced based research on Posture and use for proper adjusting technique
    • Discuss occupational issues Chiropractors face pertaining to providing manipulative care
    • Make changes regarding postural issues during provision of manipulative therapy to avoid injury
    • Outline common positioning errors during manipulative therapy and develop more appropriate postural performance

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Manipulation 102

    Technical Issues Involving Manipulation


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    • Discuss aspects of motor skills and forces associated with providing manipulative therapy
    • Develop a program of flexibility exercises and proprioceptive exercises to help the practicing Chiropractor avoid injury while providing manipulative therapy
    • Develop Chiropractic Arch Hand Skills
    • Develop the supine thenar contact

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Manipulation 103

    Manipulation Theories and Effects of Spinal Manipulation on Angina, Arm Pain, H-reflex


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    • Determine the effect of spinal manipulation on cervicobrachialgia (neck/arm pain)
    • Assess the effects of upper cervical spine manipulation on muscular and non-muscular structures of the motion segment
    • Determine the effect of spinal manipulation on angina pectoris
    • Review theories of the physiological effects of spinal manipulation
    • Assess the effects of spinal manipulation on H-Reflex amplitude in healthy and symptomatic subjects

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 103 - 114
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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Manipulation 103 through Manipulation 114

    Course Group includes all Manipulation Courses numbered 103 thru 114

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    Manipulation 104

    Chiropractic and Movement Time, Heart Rate Variability


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    • Determine the effect of chiropractic on movement time
    • Assess the effects of spinal manipulation and ultrasound on chronic low back pain
    • Describe heart rate variability as a measurement tool
    • Assess the effects of chiropractic on heart rate variability

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 105

    Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation and Cervicogenic Headaches, Autonomic Output


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    • Determine the effect of thoracic spine manipulation on autonomic output to the heart
    • Review criteria for the diagnosis of cervicogenic headaches
    • Describe a clinical assessment for cervicogenic headaches
    • Assess the effects of chiropractic and spinal manipulation on cervicogenic headaches

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 106

    Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation: Epidemiology, Cost-Effectiveness, Patient Outcomes, and Theories


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    • Describe spinal manipulation use by time, place, and person, identify predictors of the use of spinal manipulation
    • Review cost-effectiveness of SMT compared to other treatment options for people with spinal pain of any duration
    • Describe the current literature on patient-centered outcomes following a specific type of commonly used SM, high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA), in patients with LBP
    • Review the putative mechanical features of the subluxation and three theories that form the foundation for much of chiropractic practice

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 107

    Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation: Sensorimotor Integration and Neurophysiology, Human Performance, and Visceral Function


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    • Provide an overview of research on the effects of spinal manipulation on sensory processing, motor output, functional performance and sensorimotor integration
    • Examine performance based outcome measures used in an attempt to objectively measure the ramifications of spinal manipulation
    • Update knowledge regarding several physical characteristics of an applied SMT, and review what is known about the signaling characteristics of sensory neurons innervating the vertebral column in response to spinal manipulation
    • Review the physiological evidence that spinal manipulation can impact visceral function

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 108

    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Manipulation of the Lumbar Spine


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    • Distinguish the relationship between lumbar spinal manipulation, cavitation and zygapophyseal joint gapping
    • Clarify the role of spinal manipulative therapy in the care of acute LBP based on current evidence
    • Explain the state of the literature on utilizing spinal manipulation for radiculopathy
    • Compare spinal manipulation to microdiskectomy as treatments for sciatica based on a recent trial
    • Critique the proposed importance of spinal manipulation in altering the contractile thickness of the Transversus Abdominis

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 109
    Cervical Spine

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    • Outline the limitations of a recent trial on preventive treatments including spinal manipulation for neck pain and how they contribute to our interpretation of the results of the study
    • Interpret results of an important trial on spinal manipulation and exercise for neck pain
    • Discuss recent evidence comparing spinal manipulation to mobilization for recent onset neck pain
    • Use recent evidence to justify manipulating various spinal regions for patients with neck pain
    • Critique the potential for chest and neck mobilizations to affect spirometric performance (breathing)

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 110

    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Efficacy of SMT


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    • Contrast Clinical Guideline-based care with usual medical care for acute low back pain
    • Recognize the potential benefit of adding exercise prescription to spinal manipulation for low back pain
    • Compare the effectiveness of spinal manipulation to McKenzie Method interventions for persistent low back pain
    • Outline factors that may help predict improvement in patients seeking chiropractic care for low back pain
    • Explain the benefits of evidence-based care for low back pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 111
    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Lumbar Manipulation

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    • Compare the efficacy of standard medical care (SMC) alone versus chiropractic spinal manipulation + SMC for acute low back pain patients
    • Discuss the value of a combined (pragmatic) chiropractic approach for treating low back pain
    • Analyze the state of the research literature directly comparing spinal manipulation, exercise and acupuncture as treatments for low back pain
    • Update your understanding of joint cavitation during side posture lumbar manipulation
    • Critique the only study (to date) on maintenance care for low back pain including spinal manipulation

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 112

    Efficacy and Factors Involved with Cervical Manipulation


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    • Develop evidence-based chiropractic treatment recommendations for nonspecific (mechanical) neck pain in adults
    • Discuss the clinical criteria justifying spinal manipulative therapy for neck pain
    • Assess the relative effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy and rehabilitative exercise for neck pain in seniors
    • Describe the working mechanism of manual therapy in participants with chronic tension-type headache
    • Examine the cerebrovascular hemodynamic response of cervical spine positions using MRI on the vertebral artery

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 113

    Disc Herniation, Radiculopathy and Chronic Neck Pain


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    • Critique the state of the evidence for manual therapy interventions in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy
    • Compare two common interventions – spinal manipulation and nerve root injection – for patients with MRI-confirmed lumbar disc herniation
    • Critique the state of the evidence for spinal manipulation (specifically) in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy
    • Interpret the results of a cohort study of MRI-confirmed symptomatic cervical disc herniation patients treated with cervical manipulation
    • Compare isolated cervical SMT versus a combination of cervical, cervico-thoracic and thoracic SMT in patients with chronic mechanical neck pain

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    Manipulation 114

    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Thorasic Manipulation and Hypertention


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    • Examine the effects of thoracic manipulation and non-thrust mobilization on pain sensitivity and intensity in patients with chronic mechanical neck pain
    • Summarize the state of the literature on the utility of spinal manipulation for managing hypertension
    • Critique a recent study on the importance of cavitation in the autonomic nervous system (ANS) effects of thoracic spinal manipulation
    • Evaluate the scientific literature on the validity and reliability of the common methods used by chiropractors to inform the choice regarding where spinal manipulation is to be applied once it is deemed an appropriate treatment
    • Explore biomechanical and neurophysiologic mechanisms of thoracic manipulation that might result in clinical benefit for patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 115

    How does Chiropractic Affect Your Patient?


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    • Describe the science behind chiropractic care
    • Translate the intent of manipulative therapy to patients and other healthcare providers
    • Describe the potential results of not having recommended chiropractic care
    • Outline the different theories of the subluxation complex
    • Justify the care you recommend based on electrodiagnostic, imaging, and laboratory studies

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Manipulation 116
    Cost Effectiveness, Clinical Efficacy, Effect on Pain and Range of Motion

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    • Compare the cost effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) to other treatment options for people with acute, subacute and chronic spinal pain
    • Evaluate the relative effectiveness of high-dose, supervised exercise with and without spinal manipulation and low-dose home exercise for chronic neck pain
    • Investigate whether spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) can reduce pain at the level of the treated spinal segment, in the broader region of the treatment and/or systemically
    • Outline a clinical prediction rule designed to identify patients with neck pain likely to benefit from spinal manipulative therapy
    • Examine the relative effectiveness of segment-specific and non-specific spinal joint mobilization on pain and range of motion
    • Determine which side of the upper cervical spine cavitates during a rotatory C1-2 HVLA thrust manipulation

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Neurology 103

    Inflammatory Neuropathy


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    • Describe axonal degeneration in inflammatory neuropathy
    • Construct criteria for diagnosis of multiple sclerosis
    • Discuss the use of antioxidant therapy in neurologic disease
    • Review the sensory innervation of the SI joint
    • Identify mechanoreceptor control of shoulder musculature

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Neurology 104

    Differential Diagnosis with Nerve Conduction and EMG


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    • Evaluate the basics of nerve conduction
    • Comment on recording action potentials
    • Review NCV/EMG recording issues
    • Identify the diagnostic usefulness of H-reflex and F-response
    • Construct differential diagnosis with Nerve Conduction

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    Neurology 105

    Pathophysiological Mechanisms Underlying Muscular Tension and Pain


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    • Describe the application of the multifidi muscle to Chiropractic
    • Discuss proprioception in individuals with and without back pain
    • Identify the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying muscular tension and pain
    • Determine how knee range of motion affects proprioception
    • Develop the relationship of decreased cutaneous tactile sensation with the pathogenesis of peripheral entrapment syndromes

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    Neurology 106

    Modular Theory of Headache


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    • Define the use of Co-Enzyme Q as preventive treatment for migraines
    • Discuss the modular headache theory
    • Describe the neurovascular aspects of cluster headaches
    • Identify the nutritional etiology of headache and ataxia
    • Review the relationship of migraines and menstruation

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    Neurology 108

    Chiropractic and Motor Control, Theories, Assessment


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    • Describe the effect of chiropractic on motor control
    • Discuss theories of how movements are chosen
    • Discuss how movements are sequenced, and skills are learned
    • Develop a motor control examination for your practice
    • Distinguish components of the motor assessment

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    Neurology 109

    Functional Symptoms in Neurology and Neuropathic Pain


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    • Describe an approach to the assessment and diagnosis of functional symptoms in neurology
    • Outline an approach to the management of functional symptoms in neurology
    • Discuss concepts in neuropathic pain

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Neurology 112

    Neuropathic Pain - Part 3


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    • Analyze current literature regarding spinal adjustments, and break down concepts, physiology and theories behind chiropractic treatment
    • Appraise new and existing ideas related to mechanisms involved whereby chiropractic spinal adjustments might effect the vascular and nervous system
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of relevant components of human nervous system as it relates to chiropractic adjustments, neural plasticity, articular neurology, and mechanisms of pain
    • Explore current understanding of pain physiology and theories behind neuropathic pain, allodynia and proposed treatment using chiropractic adjustments

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 113

    Neck Adjustments and Stroke: Just the Facts


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    • Summarize the anatomy and hemodynamics of the upper cervical spine and brain
    • Discuss the nature of the pathophysiological changes common in arterial dissection
    • Outline the various forms and limitations of the bedside examination and laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging
    • Develop criteria for necessity of evaluation procedures (physical, orthopedic, neurologic)
    • Justify the development and significance of recognition and management of vascular accidents
    • Integrate current considerations regarding risk factors and therapeutic intervention

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 114

    Chiropractic In-Office X-ray: The Future Has Arrived


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    • Outline the categorizations for the specialty of radiology and its related subspecialties
    • Summarize typical chiropractic x-ray suite set-up
    • Classify concepts and physics of ionizing radiation
    • Compare and contrast typical analog x-ray suites with Computed Radiography (CR)
    • Compare and contrast typical analog x-ray suites with Digital radiology (DR) detection systems

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 115

    Neuropathy Advanced Labs - Chiropractic Applications


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    • Discuss common conditions that are associated with neuropathy
    • Identify presenting signs and symptoms in patients that would lead to examination for neuropathy
    • Differentiate different conditions that can present with signs and symptoms similar to neuropathy
    • Measure and interpret blood chemistries to demine the possible cause of neuropathy in a patient
    • Prepare a comprehensive diagnostic and management strategy for patients with neuropathy
    • Comprehend and be able to assess relative to neuropathy, drug-nutrient interactions in patients
    • Breakdown possible contributions of poly-pharmacy to the development and or maintenance of the neuropathic condition in their patients
    • Appraise risk factors for complications such as neuropathy and diabetic ulcers in patients with elevated blood sugar
    • Order and interpret neuropathy screening tests for patients with symptoms of neuropathy
    • Devise a strategy to reduce risk factors of neuropathy and translate this strategy into a treatment plan for the patient
    • Choose and apply biomarker lab tests to manage patients with neuropathy
    • Provide basic interpretation of  nerve conduction and EMG findings for patients
    • Discuss the use of medications in neuropathy and explain their  mechanisms  of action
    • Advise patients on possible side effects of neuropathy medications
    • Use Tinel's Sign as a diagnostic procedure and translate these findings into optimal location for therapy in neuropathy patients

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 123

    Neuromodulation with Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation (GVS)


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    • Discuss the history of GVS and the historic use of GVS as diagnostic procedure.
    • Identify the effects of GVS on the nervous system and use this information to construct an effective clinical protocol for his/her patient
    • Apply GVS as an adjunct procedure to assist in balance rehabilitation.
    • Understand and apply GVS as part of a comprehensive strategy for the treatment of neuropathic pain syndromes.
    • Create a treatment protocol in terms of electrode placement, intensity, duration and precautions for the use of GVS in clinical practice.

    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 126 - 127
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    Hour 1 - 5

    • 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

    Hour 6

    • 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.

    Course Group includes all Courses numbered 126 thru 127

    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 130
    Receptor Based Solutions for Your Edification

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    Hour 1
    • Describe the importance of the primitive reflexes
    • Explain the role of fundamental patterns
    • Summarize the generation of cortical release signs
    Hour 2
    • Diagram the muscle – brain interactions and the hypothalamus – hormonal feedback loop
    • Define deaffrentation
    • Explain spinal dyscoupling and its effect on the neuraxis

    Michael Allen, DC, NMD, DIBAK, DABCN, FACFN

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    Neurology 131

    Receptor Based Solutions for Your Patients


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    Hour 1

    • Explain how the balance system depends on symmetrical input
    • Describe the relationship between the deep tendon monosynaptic reflexes and posture control
    • Explain the importance of the tonic neck reflexes to posture and functional assessment

    Hour 2

    • Describe the flexion and extension synergistic patterns
    • Explain the function of the flexor withdrawal reflex in relation to central pattern generators
    • Outline the role of the Galant reflex in postural control

    Hour 3

    • Explain the relationship between the flexor withdrawal reflex and the crossed extensor reflex.
    • Describe the anticipated response in testing the upper Galant reflex
    • Outline the normal display of the tonic lumbar reflex

    Hour 4

    • Explain the etiology of cortical release signs
    • Describe the determinant of posture
    • Outline the test for normal stance and gait and analyze the results

    Michael Allen, DC, NMD, DIBAK, DABCN, FACFN

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    Neurology 132
    Receptor Based Solutions for Your Application

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    Hour1
    • Describe the types of muscle fibers and how they respond to deaffrentation
    • Outline the anatomy of the cerebellum
    • Explain the function of the various areas of the cerebellum

    Hour 2

    • Outline the afferent cerebellar pathways
    • Describe the efferent cerebellar pathways and their interconnections
    • Summarize the blood supply to the cerebellum and brain stem

    Hour 3

    • Describe the relationship between cerebellar output and autonomic function
    • List the signs of pathological cerebellar expression
    • Explain the concept of surround inhibition

    Hour 4

    • Recognize how variations in functional muscle testing procedure will yield different clinical information
    • Explain the difference is the influence of uniarticulate muscles versus multiarticulate muscle on stability and affrentation
    • Describe the normal responses of the primitive reflexes

    Hour 5

    • Explain the role of the pyramidal and extrapyramidal systems
    • Select appropriate procedures to test for pyramidal distribution of weakness
    • Describe exercises to address pyramidal distribution of weakness
    • Recognize the foundational concept of receptor input
    • Explain the role of the primitive reflexes as a diagnostic tool
    • Summarize how functional manual muscle testing can reveal the presence of deaffrentation

     


    Michael Allen, DC, NMD, DIBAK, DABCN, FACFN

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    Nutrition 148

    Sugar Imbalances: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia


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    • Review the clinical presentation of Diabetes
    • Examine the role of nutrition and diet in Diabetes
    • Design an appropriate supplement protocol for the diabetic patient
    • Develop nutritional guidelines for hypoglycemia

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 148 - 154
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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Nutrition 148 through 154

    Course Group includes all Nutrition courses numbered 148 thru 154

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    Nutrition 149

    Clinical Nutrition - 10 Common Pathologies Patients Present With


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    • Identify sources and functions of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, alcohol, vitamins, minerals, and water in the human body.
    • Demonstrate the importance of a balanced diet and use tools that can be utilized to evaluate the nutritional adequacy of a diet (RDA, Dietary Guidelines, MyPlate, etc.).
    • Identify the relationship between diet and chronic diseases/illnesses (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, hypertension, osteoporosis, etc.) and what modifications can be made in the diet to reduce the risk for these diseases/illnesses.
    • Recall current nutritional recommendations for healthy eating habits (American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, etc.).
    • Utilize nutrition terminology and related terminology appropriately.
    • Demonstrate lifelong healthful eating habits by differentiating between beneficial and non-beneficial dietary practices.
    • Develop nutritional scripts for 10 of the most common adult pathologies that can be potentially palliative or reverses through dietary changes.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 153

    Nutrition and the GenitoUrinary System


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    • Understand the relationship between BPH and nutrition/supplements
    • Develop a nutrition treatment program for UTI's
    • Design a nutrition therapy program for kidney stones and gallstones
    • Explore the relationship between diet and hyperestrogenism and its related diseases such as PMS and FBD
    • Outline a nutrition treatment program for menopause

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 154

    Nutrition and the Muscular System


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    • Analyze the relationship between tendonitis/bursitis and nutrition
    • Identify the nutritional treatment of muscle cramps/leg cramps and soreness
    • Discuss nutrition treatment for Muscular dystrophy
    • Determine an appropriate nutrition treatment for Fibromyalgia

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 155
    Nutrition and Arthritis

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 156
    Nutrition and Heart Disease

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    CA-A-20-08-07044
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    Nutrition 157
    Flavanoids

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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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    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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    Nutrition 159
    Innate Nutrition for the Practicing Chiropractor

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

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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 200 - 201
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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
    • 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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    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

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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 118
    Evidence-Based Chiropractic Care for Infants

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    Hour 1

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

    Joyce Miller, BSc, DC, DABCO, PhD

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    Physical Diagnosis 154

    Temporomandibular Disorders and Headache - Clinical Aspects


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    • Develop a rational clinical approach to evaluating and diagnosing disorders affecting the temporomandibular joint
    • Outline conservative treatment options for temporomandibular joint conditions
    • Appraise and critique the rationale and supporting evidence for utilizing manual therapy in the management of cervicogenic and tension-type headaches
    • Explain the relationship between temporomandibular joint pain and the trigeminal and limbic systems
    • Summarize the current evidence surrounding alternative therapies used in the treatment of primary headache syndromes of childhood

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 155

    The Eye Exam


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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 156

    School Enrollment and Sports Pre-participation Physicals


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    • Explain jurisdictional authority over school enrollment and pre-participation physical examinations
    • List the common items required on a school enrollment and pre-participation physical examinations
    • Outline the key components of the health history
    • Identify normal values for vision and hearing acuity
    • Calculate BMI and determine age appropriate percentile ranking
    • Classify physical maturity using the Tanner Scale
    • Assess immunization records for statutory compliance
    • Indicate the difference in the level of detail required in the pre-participation exam versus the school enrollment physical
    • Recognize the classifications of sports based on exertion required and level of contact
    • Describe the process of clearing an athlete to resume training and competition
    • Recognize the risk factors to sudden cardiac death syndrome
    • Determine the association between risk factors and specific sports

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 157

    The Heart Exam: Made Simple


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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 158

    Test for Spinal Dysfunction, Neck Injury and Future Neck Pain, Cervical ROM and Strength


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    • Outline tests of high diagnostic utility for spinal disorders
    • Examine the association between work-related neck injury and future neck pain
    • Breakdown the proposed relationship between neck muscle strength, cervical range of motion and neck pain
    • Summarize recent Clinical Practice Guidelines on the chiropractic treatment of adults with neck pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 160

    DD of Low Back Pain and Prostate Patholgies with Case Studies


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    • Differentially diagnose prostate pathologies in individuals who present to your office with musculoskeletal pain,
    • Differentiate various types of common prostate pathologies
    • Expand understanding of prostate pathophysiology, including hormonal and biochemical implications
    • Identify prostate pathology risk factors
    • Identify the common pre-disposing factors for prostate pathologies that can ultimately mimic musculoskeletal complaints
    • Interpret conventional prostate diagnostic procedures and identify protocols to evaluate and monitor prostate health and/or pathology
    • Hone diagnostic skills by reviewing and analyzing patient case studies, inclusive of history, exam findings, lab test results for patients presenting with musculoskeletal complaints that may have underlying prostate pathologies

    Richard Powers, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 161
    Chiropractic, Orthopedic, and Neurological Examination of the Wrist and Hand for the Busy Clinician

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    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of a wrist and hand disorder
    • Be able to list appropriate exam procedures for a differential diagnosis of wrist and hand disorders
    • Outline the different elements of a wrist and hand exam
    • Discuss the importance of “red flags” in the exam and evaluation of wrist and hand complaints
    • Be able to summarize additional wrist and hand tests that can be performed and under what conditions to use them

    Marc Lawson, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 162

    Shoulder - Adhesive Capsulitis and Cervical Spine Considerations


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    • Outline the current state of the literature on the etiology, diagnosis and management of frozen shoulder
    • Clarify the influence of the spine on shoulder range of motion in middle-aged and elderly patients
    • Assess the utility of three clinical tests evaluating subscapularis muscle function
    • Utilize and integrate a simple clinical test to assist in distinguishing neck from shoulder pain
    • Summarize the recent Clinical Practice Guideline (APTA) regarding the treatment of adhesive capsulitis

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 163

    Pharmaceutical Pitfalls Considerations for Differential Diagnosis


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    • Quantify the levels of intensity for manual techniques using the Tolerance, Incremental, Light or Energy Method categories when considering the patient’s medications to determine the proper treatment application. 
    • Differentiate the three types of precautions/contraindications (Permanent, Ongoing and Temporary) when categorizing the patient’s current and past medications to assist the clinician in diagnosis and treatment planning.
    • Contrast the permanent nature of corticosteroids, depending upon dosage and delivery method, and how this alters the clinician’s differential diagnosis options and future treatment plans.
    • Compare and contrast the short and long-term effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, aspirin and acetaminophen, including specific discussion about the alteration of the patient’s musculoskeletal symptomatology during examination.
    • Discuss the alteration in the clinician’s palpation when the patient is under the influence of muscle relaxants, their half-life, and the necessary changes in treatment while influenced.
    • Interpret the symptomatology of the presenting patient with musculoskeletal symptoms when under the influence of bisphosphonates (and similar), as medications used to treat osteoporosis and osteopenia have significant side effects including hypocalcemia and severe musculoskeletal pain.
    • Determine the necessary pharmaceutical precautions when considering the side effects of medications used to control cholesterol (including statins and PCSK9 inhibitors), specifically those those that may mimic musculoskeletal symptoms during patient examination.
    • Recognize the potential side effects of the 7 most common cardiovascular medication classes that are important to consider in the differential diagnosis of the patient presenting symptoms.
    • Explain the pharmacodynamics of various types of blood pressure medications and detail which require limiting or avoiding the prone position to avoid complications with the clinician’s therapy.
    • Detail the procedure of BoNT injections for musculoskeletal conditions, and clarify the side effects and precautions that are significant to the clinician when determining diagnosis and treatment protocols.

    Bryan Born, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 164
    Complete Orthopedic and Neurological Examination of the Mid-Back for the Busy Clinician

    1.0

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    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of a mid-back disorder
    • Be able to list differential diagnosis of mid-back disorders
    • Outline the different elements of a mid-back exam
    • Understand the importance of “red flags” in the exam and evaluation of mid-back complainants
    • Be able to summarize additional mid-back tests that can be performed and the reasons why to use them

    Marc Lawson, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 166

    Differential Diagnosis - Exposing Spinal Pain Imposters


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    • List five statistical references that relate to evidence based practice.
    • List four Red flags that are pertinent in the evaluation component of treatment.
    • Identify the five categories that pertain to possible spinal pain and referred pain.
    • Describe two metabolic diseases that can affect the spine.

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

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    Physical Diagnosis 166 - 169
    Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy

    4.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Physical Diagnosis 166 through Physical Diagnosis 169

    Course Group includes all Physical Diagnosis Courses numbered 166 through 169

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

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    Physical Diagnosis 167

    Cervical Spine Differential Diagnosis


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    • Recognize and list four red flags for the cervical and shoulder girdle.
    • Identify three medical conditions that may refer to the cervical spine but are non-musculoskeletal in origin and require a physician's intervention.
    • Name and describe two CPR for the Cervical Spine.
    • List two dural tests that are done for the nervous system in the Cervical region.

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

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    Physical Diagnosis 168

    Thoracic Spine Differential Diagnosis


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    • Identify and describe two musculoskeletal issues of the thoracic region.
    • List one dural test that is used to evaluate the thoracic region which will assist in determining normal neuromeningeal pathway mobility.
    • List two CPR of the spine in the thoracic region that have good reliability and are effective in use.
    • List and describe two vascular diagnoses which may relate to Thoracic Spine referred pain

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

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    Physical Diagnosis 169

    Lumbar Spine, Pelvis and Hip Differential Diagnosis


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    • Identify two serious pathologies that appear to be related to the lumbar spine but are not.
    • Describe three categories of pelvic fractures than may occur.
    • Describe the objective differences between vascular claudication and neurogenic claudication.
    • List the five screening tests for the pelvis and SI joint.

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

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    Physical Therapy 101
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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 102

    Physical Therapy Applications


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    • Describe ideal pad placement for interferential therapy
    • Discuss increasing muscle strength in the elderly
    • Construct screening procedures and treatment for the TMJ
    • Relate the evaluation and treatment of whiplash
    • Review rehabilitation of ankle injuries

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Physical Therapy 103
    Ultrasound: An Underused Modality

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    • Explain that the key to increased utilization of ultrasound lies in chiropractic providers knowledge and training
    • Recognize the ultrasound procedure, its benefits, effects, proper application, and potential outcomes
    • Point out precautions and contraindications affiliated with ultrasound
    • Internalize a level of knowledge and comprehension of diathermal principles
    • Develop skill sets when rendering ultrasound (continuous or pulsed) therapy

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Physical Therapy 104

    Introduction to Low Level Lasers


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    • Discuss the unique properties of lasers and their clinical applications
    • Identify indications and contraindications to cold laser therapy
    • List parameters and protocols of cold laser therapy
    • Evaluate the current body of low level laser therapy clinical research
    • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of using cold laser therapy


    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Physical Therapy 105

    Treating Patients with Light Energy, LASERS, LEDs and UV


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    • Define laser
    • Discuss the critical properties of laser light and the categories of lasers
    • Define power density and energy density
    • Recognize the factors that effect the depth of penetration of light therapies
    • Explain why certain frequencies are employed with therapeutic lasers
    • Discuss the proposed physiological mechanisms of light therapy
    • List the contraindications and precautions for the use of low level laser therapy
    • Differentiate continuous wave and super pulsed laser therapy
    • Describe the application techniques for low level laser therapy
    • Describe light emitting diodes
    • Describe ultraviolet radiation and the difference between UVA, UVB and UVC
    • List the effects of UV light
    • Describe the dosage determination method for UV therapy, MED and E1 - E3
    • List the contraindications and precautions to the use of UV therapy

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Therapy 106

    US, Cryotherapy, E-stim, Phonophoresis and Safety


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    • Identify principles, indications and contraindications for ultrasound, heat, cold and electrical modalities with a focus on the upper extremity
    • Utilize clinical guidelines for applying ultrasound, heat, cold and electrical modalities with a focus on the upper extremity
    • Recognize and discuss the clinical efficacy and safety parameters of ultrasound, heat, cold and electrical modalities with a focus on the upper extremity

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Therapy 107

    Elastic Therapeutic Taping


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    Hour 1

    • Discuss the history of elastic taping.
    • Define the anatomy of fascial layers in the human body, and how the mechanotransduction concept relates to the use of elastic taping.
    • Recognize the most common indications and contraindications for the use of elastic tape within the manual therapist’s practice.
    • Describe the application process of elastic taping .

    Hour 2

    • Discuss the evidence providing support of the use of elastic taping
    • Outline various conservative management options for taping musculoskeletal problems
    • Construct a treatment plan for a typical patient with acute traumatic swelling
    • Apply specific taping techniques for certain biomechanical dysfunctions

    Hour 3

    • Describe and demonstrate the application of elastic taping procedures for carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Describe and demonstrate the application of elastic taping procedures for biomechanical low back pain
    • Describe and demonstrate the application of elastic taping procedures for shoulder stabilization
    • Describe and demonstrate the application of elastic taping procedures for knee osteoarthritis

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Therapy 108

    Patellofemoral Pain and Tendinopathy


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    • Examine the relationship between hip flexibility and patellofemoral pain
    • Summarize the evidence pertaining to the efficacy of manual and physical therapies for the management of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
    • Outline the possibility of a continuum existing between patellofemoral pain and patellofemoral osteoarthritis
    • Discuss the evidence regarding prevalence, diagnosis and management of patellar tendinopathy
    • Review the most common clinical tests used to determine balance in those with knee OA a clinical setting

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Therapy 109

    Low Level Laser Therapy - A Primer for the Clinician.


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    • Outline the innovation of the therapy
    • Summarize the Physics behind the modality
    • Describe the interaction of LLLT with live tissue
    • Detect the contraindications & precautions
    • Assess the different LLLT devices.
    • Comprehend the different types of LLLT available
    • Optimize the LLLT parameters for improved outcomes
    • Apply LLLT in a manner that optimizes your treatment
    • Explain the physiological effects to your patients
    • Examine the current clinical evidence

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    CA--20-09-08126
    Approved Category B: Physiotherapy
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    Risk 123

    Avoiding Charges of Patient Abandonment, Terminating the Doctor/Patient Relationship Lawfully and Ethically


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    • Assess the role the doctor-patient relationship plays in allegations of Patient Abandonment
    • Identify the components to any successful Patient Abandonment charge
    • Discuss court cases evaluating whether the doctor-patient relationship had been terminated lawfully
    • Distinguish between proper and improper considerations a doctor may rely upon to either refuse to undertake, or to terminate, a doctor-patient relationship
    • Explain the role notice plays in lawfully terminating a doctor-patient relationship
    • Evaluate the role consent plays in the establishment of the doctor-patient relationship, and in subsequent treatment

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 124

    Fee Splitting


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    • Identify specific conduct and activities within the practice of healthcare that violate a host of regulatory and statutory proscriptions relating to fee splits and kickbacks
    • Explain the development of current fee-splitting laws
    • Distinguish the letter of the law regarding fee-splitting and anti-kickback legislation from unprofessional conduct and consequent harms the statutes were enacted to discourage
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge regarding the roles played by the various state and federal enforcement agencies as they related to fee splits and kickbacks
    • Assess ones working knowledge regarding the process by which anti-referral safe harbors developed and how they operate

    • NOTE: This course is based on the same information as Risk 112 in an AV Format

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 130

    Legal and Regulatory Issues Associated with Healthcare Marketing


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    • Perform professional advertising and marketing that passes state and federal legal restriction.
    • Comprehend requirements for advertising testimonials, press releases, television, radio, Internet, personal solicitation and other marketing initiatives.
    • Comprehend the limits of commercial speech (advertising) within the arena of professional healthcare marketing and dissemination of information.
    • Train staff and implement policies associated with marketing initiatives and materials vis-a-vis state rules, regulations and statutes.
    • Comprehend issues associated with signage, listings, letterhead, and other matters of ostensible agency that may lead to liability.
    • Administer professional marketing such that it neither misleads, confuses nor exploits members of the public.
    • Discuss how nutritional supplementation labeling and HIPAA affects professional healthcare marketing efforts.
    • Undertake a review of marketing materials and initiatives so as to ensure compliance with relevant state rules, regulations and statutes.
    • Administer coverage decisions, professional referrals, and communicate same in a manner that limits professional liability.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 131

    Risk Management Considerations of Patient Financial Matters


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    • Utilize proper compliant documentation
    • Evaluate federal guidelines regarding discounting and/or hardship
    • Apply guidelines to ensure accuracy for both active and maintenance treatment

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Risk 131 - 133
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    Hour 1

    • Utilize proper compliant documentation
    • Evaluate federal guidelines regarding discounting and/or hardship
    • Apply guidelines to ensure accuracy for both active and maintenance treatment

    Hour 2

    • 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

    Hour 3

    • 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 4

    • 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.

    Course Group includes all Risk Courses numbered 131 thru 133

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    Risk 132

    Protect Your Practice with Innovative Risk Management Techniques


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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


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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


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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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    CA-A-20-01-10175
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    Risk 135

    Record Retention and Disposal and the 18 PHI Identifiers


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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

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    CA-A-20-01-10175
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    Risk 136

    Managing Risk Using the 2018 OIG Chiropractic Portfolio


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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

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    Risk 137

    Minimizing Risk by Preventing Medicare Improper Payments


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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

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 118

    Soft Tissue Injury Examination


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    Hour 1

    • Discuss the soft tissues of the body for examination protocol and differential diagnosis.
    • Correlate soft tissue pain radiation patterns and history to focus examination to appropriate soft tissues.
    • Explain to your patient the types of soft tissue pain and injuries related to their condition.
    • Identify soft tissue dysfunction consistent with injury.
    • Utilize passive examination techniques to accurately record the effects of soft tissue injury to local and regional soft tissues.

    Hour 2

    • Utilize active examination techniques to accurately record the effects of soft tissue injury to local and regional soft tissues.
    • Discern between neurological muscle strength testing, proprioceptive muscle strength testing using Applied Kinesiology and actual muscle fiber strength.
    • Apply biomechanics of the upper and lower extremities, spine and TMJ to soft tissue examination protocol.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the foot and ankle to associated soft tissues during evaluation.
    • Perform examination of the soft tissue structures of the foot and ankle as the biomechanical foundation of the body.

    Hour 3

    • Apply biomechanics of the entire lower extremity to soft tissue examination protocol.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the knee to associated soft tissues for evaluation.
    • Perform examination of the soft tissue structures of the knee.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the hip to associated soft tissues during evaluation.

    Hour 4

    • Perform examination of the soft tissue structures of the hip.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the lumbopelvic spine to associated soft tissues for evaluation.
    • Describe the movement of the soft tissues of the lumbar spine and sacroiliac joints for better patient compliance.
    • Perform passive examination of the soft tissue structures of the lumbopelvic spine.

    Hour 5

    • Perform active examination of the soft tissue structures of the lumbopelvic spine.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the thoracic spine and rib cage to associated soft tissues for evaluation.
    • Describe the movement of the soft tissues of the thoracic spine and rib cage for better patient compliance.
    • Perform passive and active examination of the soft tissue structures of the thoracic spine and rib cage.

    Hour 6

    • Summarize biomechanics of the soft tissues of the cervical spine in their relation to the cranium.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the cervical sp8ine to associated soft tissues for evaluation.
    • Perform soft tissue passive and active examination of the cervical spine.
    • Determine cervical soft tissue dysfunction and its effects on the trunk, upper extremity and TMJ.

    Hour 7

    • Explain to patients the biomechanics of the TMJ in relation to their pain; and jaw and cervical spine dysfunction.
    • Relate TMJ dysfunction in relation to biomechanical disturbances to the soft tissue of the cervical spine.
    • Perform examination of the soft tissues of the TMJ with objective measurements to determine, record and track dysfunction and improvement.
    • Describe the biomechanical movements of the shoulder.
    • Relate the biomechanical movements of the shoulder to associated soft tissue structures of the cervical spine and thoracic spine and rib cage.

    Hour 8

    • Summarize biomechanics of the soft tissues of the elbow, wrist and hand for the purposes of examination.
    • Relate the rotational movement of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand to determine soft tissue injury and dysfunction to associated soft tissue structures.
    • Perform examination of the soft tissues of the elbow, wrist and hand to determine injury and dysfunction.
    • Utilize appropriate advanced imaging methods for particular soft tissue structures.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 120
    Modalities: Theories, Application and Treatment

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    • Explain the structural components of soft tissue.
    • Relate impact forces to functional movements of soft tissue and the development of scar tissue and adhesions.
    • Demonstrate diagnostic evaluation of soft tissue injury.
    • Differentially diagnose types of soft tissue injury.
    • Discuss the patterns of healing of soft tissue injuries.
    • Describe the diagnostic tools in determining soft tissue injuries.
    • Relate stress responses of soft tissues to development of structural and functional changes to injured tissues and their associated regions.
    • Perform diagnostic tests and order imaging to best determine injury to soft tissue.
    • Instruct the patient on correct application of ice and wet heat for soft tissue injury.
    • Perform and explain proper stretching; passive, active and postfacilitation of soft tissues.
    • Learn which therapy machines are best suited for your practice.
    • Utilize infrared and electrical muscle stimulation in soft tissue injury.
    • Apply appropriate contraindications of electric modalities to the individual patient’s care.
    • Discern between the various EMS options for each soft tissue and injury (Interferentail current, galvanic, microcurrent, sine wave, Russian stimulation).
    • Determine the most effective type of ultrasound for treatment of particular soft tissue injuries.
    • Learn the benefits and applications of cold laser therapy.
    • Understand the variety of massage therapy protocols and their applications.
    • Discuss the benefits of each form of modality with your patient.
    • Demonstrate and discuss exercise rehabilitation and muscle strengthening.
    • Apply a combination of modalities for specific conditions of the upper and lower extremities and the spine.

    Linda Simon, DC

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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 155 - 165
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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Xray 155 through Xray 165

    Course Group includes all Xray Courses numbered 155 through 165

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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 169
    Problem Solving Approach to Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

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    Hour one:

    • Discuss overall picture of degenerative conditions of the spine
    • Develop a differential diagnosis for arthritic conditions of the spine
    • Discuss in detail the structural components of the disc
    • Learn how the components are involved in the degenerative processes.

    Hour two:

    • Understand the standard nomenclature
    • Classify disc lesions (herniations, etc.)
    • Demonstrate types of disc lesions on imaging modalities (x-ray, MRI, CT and Myelogram).

    Hour three:

    • Demonstrate degenerative conditions on imaging modalities (x-ray, MRI, CT and myelogram)
    • Discuss in detail degenerative conditions of the neural arch components
    • Describe long term effects of degeneration (stenosis, spondylolithesis)
    • Discuss marrow changes associated with degenerative conditions.

    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 171
    An Introduction to Various Abdominal Imaging Procedures

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    Hour 1
    • Develop and consistently use a complete search pattern for abdominal radiographs.
    • Select appropriate imaging or other diagnostic procedures based on the history and physical examination.
    • Identify different abdominal imaging procedure performed
    • Identify normal abdominal organs, their size, appearance and location
    Hour 2
    • Link the history and physical examination findings with the radiological abnormalities to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis.
    • Identify the various abnormal soft tissue densities within the abdomen and state their clinical relevance.
    • Identify abnormal abdominal gas patterns and locations
    • Know the indications for referral based on abnormal abdominal 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 172
    Non-traumatic compression fracture

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 173
    Selecting imaging for head, neck and brain conditions

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    • Identify imaging modalities used for head and neck imaging
    • List imaging modalities available for neuro imaging
    • Contrast and compare CT and MRI in brain imaging
    • Indicate conditions suitable for advanced imaging
    • Use advanced imaging to justify treatment and referral

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 174
    Intra-Abdominal Calcifications

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    • Develop and consistently use a complete search pattern for abdominal radiographs.
    • Link the history and physical examination findings with the radiological abnormalities to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis.
    • Identify the various soft tissue calcifications within the abdomen and state their clinical relevance.
    • Know the indications for referral based on abnormal abdominal 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 175
    A Systematic Approach to Interpreting Plain Film X-rays of the Spine

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    • Identify normal/abnormal anatomical structures i.e.: osseous anatomy of the cervical spine
    • Identify, analyze and interpret the importance of an increase ADI
    • Identify normal/abnormal anatomical soft tissue structures (i.e.: calcifications of carotid/vertebral arteries and thyroid cartilage) of the cervical spine
    • Recognize the importance of specific laboratory and diagnostic studies to aid in the differential diagnosis of common radiographic findings to rule out most often seen musculoskeletal disorders of the cervical spine

    Hour Two:

    • Identify normal/abnormal anatomical structures i.e.: osseous anatomy of the thoracic spine
    • Identify normal/abnormal anatomical soft tissue structures (costal cartilage calcifications, trachea and bronchial air shadows, heart, diaphragm, hilar region, aortic knob etc.)
    • Recognize the importance of specific diagnostic studies to aid in the differential diagnosis of common radiographic findings to rule out most often seen musculoskeletal disorders of the thoracic spine

    Hour Three

    • Identify normal/abnormal anatomical structures i.e.: osseous anatomy of the lumbar spine and pelvis
    • Identify normal/abnormal anatomical soft tissue structures i.e.: vascular calcifications like abdominal aortic aneurysm, mesenteric lymph nodes etc
    • Recognize the importance of specific laboratory and diagnostic studies to aid in the differential diagnosis of common radiographic findings to rule out most often seen musculoskeletal disorders of the lumbar, lumbosacral spine and sacroiliac joints

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Xray 176
    Problem Solving Approach to Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

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    • Systematically identify features of degenerative conditions of the spine.
    • Identify and correlate x-ray findings with gross anatomy
    • Distinguish types of degenerative changes of the spine
    • Review gross anatomy of the spine

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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