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 - due by end of birth month
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: You can take 10 hours of approved Xray courses  on ChiroCredit.com.  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: Diagnostic Imaging

 

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 ChiroCredit.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.ChiroCredit.com


 
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  • 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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-24-04-03047
    Approved Category B: Basic Science
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2025-03-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-24-04-03047
    Approved Category B: Basic Science
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2025-03-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-24-04-03047
    Approved Category B: Basic Science
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2025-03-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-24-04-03047
    Approved Category B: Basic Science
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2025-03-31

    Documentation 153
    Documenting Bodily/Personal Injury Cases

    4.0

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

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    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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 for those Doctors not using an EHR

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

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    CA-A-23-09-06009
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    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    Colleen Auchenbach, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    April Lee, DC, CPCO

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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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    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
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    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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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    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
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    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 173 - 174
    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    Hour 1 - 5

    • 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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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 174

    Compliant Documentation for Adjusting Multiple Spinal Regions


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 176

    Document Clinical Rationale for Active Care Rehab


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 177

    The Ideal Documentation for an Episode of Care


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 182
    The 5 Documentation Mistakes You're Probably Making

    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

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

    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 184
    Minimize Medicare Risk for Peace of Mind

    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 185
    Managing Risk through Compliant Documentation and Coding

    1.0

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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

    Colleen Auchenbach, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 186
    Medicare Billing Compliance Made Simple

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Discern Part B from Part C and know the rules for each
    • Discuss mandatory enrollment necessary for Chiropractic specialty
    • Master the definition of medical necessity vs. clinical appropriateness and who pays in either case
    • Recognize the differences between acute, chronic, and maintenance car
    • Locate and understand the Medicare Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for your state including all the rules and guidelines
    • Identify CMT coding and how it is differentiated from maintenance in Medicare
    Hour 2
    • Review of statistical data that shows how risk is identified through data analysis
    • Engage in billing compliance and random auditing to meet OIG compliance guidelines
    • Avoid risk issues with proper use of the Medicare Advance Notice-Both Voluntary and Mandatory
    • Discuss the role of SOP and Policy in practice risk mitigation, especially with Federal patients

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 186 - 188
    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Discern Part B from Part C and know the rules for each
    • Discuss mandatory enrollment necessary for Chiropractic specialty
    • Master the definition of medical necessity vs. clinical appropriateness and who pays in either case
    • Recognize the differences between acute, chronic, and maintenance car
    • Locate and understand the Medicare Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for your state including all the rules and guidelines
    • Identify CMT coding and how it is differentiated from maintenance in Medicare
    Hour 2
    • Review of statistical data that shows how risk is identified through data analysis
    • Engage in billing compliance and random auditing to meet OIG compliance guidelines
    • Avoid risk issues with proper use of the Medicare Advance Notice-Both Voluntary and Mandatory
    • Discuss the role of SOP and Policy in practice risk mitigation, especially with Federal patients
    Hour 3
    • 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
    Hour 4
    • Cite the difference between Therapeutic Exercise and Therapeutic Activities
    • Properly document all aspects required when utilizing timed therapy services
    • Assimilate payer policy details to ensure proper code utilization
    • Discuss common errors when documenting and billing exercise therapy services

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 188
    Documentation and Coding of Exercise Services

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Documentation 189
    The Art and Science of Diagnosis Coding

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

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    CA-A-23-09-06009
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    Documentation 192
    Medicare Mastery Part 1 Medicare Fundamental Regulations

    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
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    Documentation 193
    Medicare Mastery Part 2 Complicated Compliance in Medicare

    1.0

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

  • Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 194
    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
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    Documentation 195
    Documenting Compliantly for Your Audience

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    CA-A-23-09-06009
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    Documentation 196
    2021 Changes for Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    CA-A-23-09-06009
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    Documentation 197
    The Clinical and Written Diagnosis Process

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06009
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    Documentation 198
    Routine Visits are Often Far from Routine

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    CA-A-23-09-06009
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    Documentation 199
    Documentation and Risk Management - From Medical Necessity to Clinical Appropriateness

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    Hour One: Documentation and Compliance Overview, Rules and Regulations

    • Recognize and avoid or correct behavior that is contrary to the rule of “no opt-out for chiropractors”
    • Apply compliance rules set forth by governmental agencies that apply to providers of service to Federally insured patients
    • Demonstrate day-to-day application of guidance on Federal Program and state requirements for coding, billing, and finances
    • Differentiate between active and maintenance care, according to the official Medicare definitions and other third-party guidelines
    • Interpret the four types of risk the Office of Inspector General (HHS) expects providers to focus on with Policy and Procedure, per the OIG Guidance for Small Practices
    • Recognize the limitations of experimental, investigational, and unproven technologies

     Hour Two: Documentation of Initial Visits-New Patients, New Episodes, and New Conditions

    • Identify and apply concepts that differentiate types of initial visits, from new patients to updated episodes
    • Produce documentation of initial visits that comply with board requirements for chiropractors
    • Summarize documentation requirements as they apply to the new initial Evaluation and Management guidelines set forth January 1, 2021
    • Establish medical necessity for your care and know with surety that initial visit documentation is complete
    • Rank complicating factors and contraindications according to priority and include with initial assessment
    • Populate a required treatment plan for care, whether for short- or longer-term care

     Hour Three: Documentation and Case Management for Routine Visits, Preventive Maintenance, and Wellness Care

    • Differentiate between requirements for medically necessary services vs. maintenance which is self-pay
    • Apply primary subluxation vs secondary compensation logic to mitigate risk for the full-spine adjustment
    • Reproduce the key elements of routine chiropractic visits in documentation as set forth by third-party, State and Federal guidelines
    • Interpret functional data to determine stages and levels of care
    • Demonstrate the ability to implement therapeutic withdrawal and to document its results
    • Recognize maximum therapeutic benefit (MTB) and properly document discharge from active treatment

     Hour Four: The Risks Associated Billing and Financial Compliance Regulations

    • Give examples of billing and financial compliance that cross the line of False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute violations
    • Apply billing and financial compliance regulations to the day-to-day operations of the practice, including payment and prepayment plans
    • Execute random auditing of charges and collections to meet OIG compliance guidelines
    • Recognize and apply the rules of offering financial hardship discounts
    • Produce advertising that falls within the guidelines of board and federal rules

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    CA-A-23-09-06009
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Proper and Ethical Billing and Coding
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    Documentation 200
    ICD 10 Documentation

    4.0

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    Hour 1
    • Label the main driver is for “Medical Necessity”, how and why you must communicate this to 3rd party payers
    • List the foundation of coding and be able to apply pertinent ICD10 coding guidelines
    • Discover how correct coding may dictate our strength to 3rd parties and have national implications for our profession.
    • Discuss critical questions of the benefits and risks of our Chiropractic diagnosis codes in the insurance industry.
    • Identify red flags, complicating factors, and have awareness of Risk management when documenting and coding.
    • Identify how insurance companies rank the importance of various diagnoses and its effect on claims’ coverage and processing
    Hour 2
    • Apply critical ICD10 coding Guidelines, like sequencing, Excludes notes, and combination codes.
    • Recall how ICD10 categorizes common NMS diagnoses seen by the DC
    • Appraise the differences between Medicare’s coding guidelines for DC’s and the ICD10 guidelines.
    • Explain Medicare’s definition of medical necessity and produce correct documentation to support it by reviewing the NCD.
    • Solve the documentation issue that leads to incorrect diagnoses.
    • Analyze and print tables (slides) of coding to help you for clinic ASAP
    • Apply the knowledge gained within a visit to correctly document the encounter’s Assessment and diagnosis.
    •  Apply critical thinking to diagnosing and coming up with an appropriate ICD10 code.
    Hour 3
    • Review numerous printable tables that will expand your ICD10 knowledge base of NMS diagnoses.
    • Identify the differences in diagnosing, documenting, then coding numerous spinal disc disorders, spondylopathies and radiculopathies according to medical necessity and ICD10-CM’s categorization.
    • Using clinical examples, discover and demonstrate the appropriate manner of documenting the evolution of changing diagnoses within a Plan.
    • Recognize, document, diagnose and appropriately pair examples of specific etiologies of NMS inflammation with an ICD10 code.
    Hour 4
    • Record, diagnose and code various possibilities of types of the elusive ICD10-CM’s Facet Syndrome, according to Dr. Shapiro.
    • Document and appropriately code for instabilities VS ligament laxity of spine and extremities.
    • Identify Kyphosis as a complicating factor to healing. Then evaluate and code its types, areas and corresponding ICD10 codes.
    • Design a comprehensive list of diagnoses from an MVA, that may help a PI attorney with their demand letter.

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-06009
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    Ethics 103
    Avoiding Inappropriate Contact with Patients

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

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    CA-A-23-11-04004
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    Ethics 104
    Professional Boundaries and Ethics for the Business

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    CA-A-23-11-04004
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Ethics and Law
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    Ethics 105
    Ethics of Patient Encouragement - The Placebo Effect

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

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    CA-A-23-11-04004
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Ethics and Law
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    Ethics 106
    Dealing with the Inappropriate Patient Ethically and Effectively

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

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    CA-A-23-11-04004
    Approved Category A: Mandatory Ethics and Law
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 202
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity

    2.0

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    • Describe the current epidemiologic trends in autoimmune incidence, morbidity and mortality.
    • Associate the linkage between autoimmune disease prevalence and factors including the GI microbiota composition, food immune reactions, stealth infections, molecular mimicry, lack of early diverse antigen exposure, and other elements.
    • Examine the available clinical laboratory testing related to autoimmune disease risk assessment, diagnosis, and clinical management, including qPCR molecular-based evaluation of the GI microbiota.
    • Explain the difference between quantitative molecular testing (qPCR) versus next-generation sequencing of the GI microbiota in the support of clinical decision making.
    • Appraise the available evidence-based integrative and complementary therapeutic interventions for autoimmune disorders.

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    CA-A-24-04-03046
    Approved Category B: Wellness
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 208
    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Lab Testing

    2.0

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    • Provide an understanding of the clinical applications of biochemical/metabolic evaluations to determine a patient’s status of nutrients, toxicants and cell regulators, and functional gastrointestinal status.
    • Explain the differences between various assessments of element status
    • Evaluate specific nutrient deficiency states
    • Determine weaknesses in digestive, assimilative and intestinal microbiological status
    • Plan and monitor nutrient interventions to correct abnormalities found by the tests

    Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, CNS

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    CA-A-24-04-03049
    Approved Category B: Wellness
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    Got Documentation 201
    The Problem Oriented Medical Record - Taking a Great History

    3.0

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-04004
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    Got Documentation 201 - 204
    12.0

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    Hours 1 - 3

    • Discuss ethical standards of insurance reporting and coding
    • Illustrate how documentation can affect state board complaints
    • Discuss why insurance companies file complaints against chiropractors
    • Discuss why patients file board complaints against chiropractors
    • Define the Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR)
    • Illustrate taking a thorough history using the OPQRST method
    • Discuss the components of the ortho/neuro exam
    Hour 4 - 6
    • Discuss the misrepresentation of certain orthopedic tests
    • Illustrate sensitivity and specificity of orthopedic tests
    • Define the 2021 changes to Evaluation and Management codes
    • Discuss the differences between using time vs. medical decision making for E/M
    • Distinguish between subjective and objective outcome assessments Illustrate methods of proving medical necessity
    • Illustrate the CMS requirements of chiropractic documentation
    • Illustrate condition-specific functional outcome questionnaires
    • Define the A of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Define the R of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Illustrate the different methods of evaluating spinal range of motion
    • Define the T of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Describe the timing of the first re-assessment
    • Demonstrate proper coding for range of motion measurements
    • Describe the P.A.R.T. format of documentation
    • Define the P of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Describe the concept of outcome assessments in clinical practice
    Hour 7 - 9
    • Illustrate different outcome assessments for the T of P.A.R.T
    • Demonstrate the POMR and P.A.R.T. formats for the initial patient encounter
    • Integrate the POMR and P.A.R.T. formats for subsequent patient encounters
    • Discuss proper diagnosing in notes and on a claim form
    • Define the short, moderate and long-term diagnoses for Medicare
    • Define proper Assessments
    • Illustrate how to determine an assessment for each condition
    • Illustrate complicating factors that can be documented for each condition
    Hours 10 - 12
    • Illustrate the two types of Plan
    • Discuss common therapeutic modalities
    • Demonstrate proper documentation for time-based codes
    • Illustrate how to document measurable treatment goals
    • Describe the red flags of a record review
    • Demonstrate the determination of causation for a motor vehicle collision
    • Discuss the different mechanisms of injury for motor vehicle collisions
    • Discuss some of the key value drivers of Colossus
    • Discuss the difference between impairment and disability
    • Illustrate the determination of the end of justifiable treatment
    • Define the main components of an impairment evaluation
    • Illustrate Duties Under Duress and Loss of Enjoyment
    • Illustrate the important diagnoses for personal injury cases
    • Define the 5 Colossus prognoses
    • Demonstrate the 5 grades of injury severity for the Croft Guidelines for the Treatment of CAD Injuries

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-04004
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    Got Documentation 202
    Medical Necessity - Determining the Justification of Treatment

    3.0

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

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-04004
    Approved Category A: 3 hours Mandatory Ethical Billing and Coding
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    Got Documentation 203
    Assessment and Plan - The required elements of an Assessment and justification of therapeutic procedures, including CMT

    3.0

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-04004
    Approved Category A: 3 hours Mandatory Ethical Billing and Coding
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    Got Documentation 204
    Personal Injury - How to properly and ethically manage a traumatically injured patient

    3.0

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-04004
    Approved Category A: 3 hours Mandatory Ethical Billing and Coding
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    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Management of Common Conditions 259
    The TMJ: Examination and Treatment

    4.0

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    Introduction

    • Distinguish the anatomical structures involved in TMJ dysfunction, including the temporomandibular joint, mandible, and associated muscles and the different types of jaw movements and their biomechanical implications.
    • Interpret the normal biomechanics of the temporomandibular joint during various jaw movements.
    • Identify the key ligaments and soft tissues supporting the temporomandibular joint and the factors that can lead to abnormal biomechanics and dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint.
    • Explain the role of muscle imbalances and joint misalignments in TMJ dysfunction.
    • Differentiate the relationship between the temporomandibular joint and adjacent anatomical structures.


    Examination

    • Appraise the various assessment tools used in evaluating TMJ dysfunction, such as patient history, physical examination, and imaging studies.
    • Arrange a comprehensive physical examination of the temporomandibular joint, including range of motion assessment, palpation, loading, stressing, and compressing.
    • Demonstrate the ability to perform a comprehensive evaluation of TMJ dysfunction and posture, including assessing range of motion, muscle strength, joint stability, and postural alignment.
    • Discriminate the indications of differential diagnoses for TMJ dysfunction.
    • Analyze the findings from a TMJ dysfunction and posture assessment to formulate an accurate clinical diagnosis.


    Mobilization and Adjusting

    • Develop a holistic approach to managing TMJ dysfunction, considering both conservative and interventional treatment options.
    • Apply specific chiropractic techniques and adjustments aimed at restoring normal joint alignment and function of the temporomandibular joint and about occlusal splints and their use in managing TMJ dysfunction.
    • Propose a role of therapeutic exercises and stretching in improving jaw mobility and strengthening supporting muscles and the importance of patient education and lifestyle modifications in the management of TMJ dysfunction.
    • Develop a treatment plan for patients with TMJ dysfunction and posture issues, incorporating therapeutic exercises, manual therapy techniques, postural re-education, and other appropriate interventions.
    • Evaluate the efficacy of potential benefits and risks associated with various treatment modalities for TMJ dysfunction and posture problems, considering evidence-based practices and patient-specific factors

    Collaboration

    • Develop effective communication skills to educate patients about TMJ dysfunction, its causes, and treatment options.
    • Establish efficient and patient-centered procedures for the assessment and management of TMJ dysfunction in a chiropractic practice.
    • Recognize the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in managing complex cases of TMJ dysfunction specific to the role of dentists in assessing and managing occlusal factors contributing to TMJ dysfunction.
    • Foster collaborative relationships with other healthcare providers involved in the management of TMJ dysfunction to ensure coordinated and comprehensive patient care.
    • Stay updated with current research and advancements in the field of TMJ dysfunction and posture, fostering a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development.

    David Hannah, DC, DACO

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-D-24-03-02036
    Approved Category A: Chiropractic Adjustive Technique or Chiropractic Manipulation
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    Expires: 2025-03-01

    Manipulation 103 - 114
    12.0

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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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    AudioVisual Course
    Journal Article Review
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    CA-A-23-09-06005
    Approved Category A: 4 hours Mandatory Ethical Billing and Coding
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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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    CA-A-23-09-06005
    Approved Category A: 4 hours Mandatory Ethical Billing and Coding
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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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    CA-A-23-09-06005
    Approved Category A: 4 hours Mandatory Ethical Billing and Coding
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    Manipulation 106

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


    1.0

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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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    CA-A-23-09-06005
    Approved Category A: 4 hours Mandatory Ethical Billing and Coding
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    Expires: 2024-08-31

    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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    CA-A-23-09-06005
    Approved Category A: 4 hours Mandatory Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Manipulation 109
    Cervical Spine

    1.0

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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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    Journal Article Review
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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Manipulation 110

    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Efficacy of SMT


    1.0

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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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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Manipulation 111
    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Lumbar Manipulation

    1.0

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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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    Journal Article Review
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    CA-A-23-09-06005
    Approved Category A: 4 hours Mandatory Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
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    Manipulation 112

    Efficacy and Factors Involved with Cervical Manipulation


    1.0

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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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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Manipulation 113

    Disc Herniation, Radiculopathy and Chronic Neck Pain


    1.0

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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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Manipulation 115

    How does Chiropractic Affect Your Patient?


    1.0

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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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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Manipulation 117

    Important papers on: Maintenance Care, Effects on Biomechanical Markers, Association with Acute Lumbar Disc Herniation


    1.0

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    • Compare chiropractic maintenance care to symptom-guided care for patients with persistent or recurrent low back pain
    • Investigate whether adding chiropractic care to usual medical care improves outcomes for military personnel suffering from low back pain
    • Evaluate the research on the effectiveness of mobilization and manipulation for chronic non-specific low back pain
    • Determine the effects of spinal manipulation on biochemical markers in humans
    • Appraise the associations between chiropractic and primary care physician care in relation to acute lumbar disc herniation with early surgery

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Distanced Based Learning
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    Manipulation 117 - 122
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Manipulation 117 through Manipulation 122

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

    1.0

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Manipulation 119
    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

     Hour 2

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

     Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Manipulation 120
    1.0

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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Manipulation 121
    Extremity Adjustment - Foot and Ankle

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

     Hour 2

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

     Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Manipulation 122
    Upper Extremities Manipulation - Hand, Wrist and Shoulder

    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Manipulation 123
    Research Updates on Mechanisms, Targeting, Adverse Events & Immunity

    1.0

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    • Summarize existing literature regarding the neurophysiological mechanisms of spinal manipulation for spine pain 
    • Identify the beliefs, perceptions and practices of chiropractors and patients regarding benign adverse events after spinal manipulation and potential strategies to mitigate them
    • Explore recent research pertaining to the importance or segmental pain and stiffness when targeting the application of spinal manipulation
    • Assess the literature on the effect of SMT on acute neck pain, including pain, disability and quality of life measures and reported adverse effects
    • Examine the evidence pertaining to the efficacy and effectiveness of spinal manipulation for preventing infectious disease and improving disease-specific health outcomes among patients with infectious disease

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-06005
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    Manipulation 124
    Adverse Events Associated with Spinal Manipulation and Manual Therapy

    1.0

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    • Define and classify adverse events associated with manipulation and mobilization
    • Review symptoms patients perceive as adverse
    • Describe the incidence of severe adverse events among chiropractic recipients
    • Outline adverse events in the pregnant and postpartum periods

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    CA-D-24-03-02035
    Approved Category B: Adverse Event Avoidance
    INTERACTIVE Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2025-03-01

    NeuroFascial Integration 201
    Chronic Stress & Chiropractic: New Approaches for Better Outcomes Module 1

    4.0

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

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    CA-A-23-09-03001
    Approved Category B: Pain Management
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-30

    NeuroFascial Integration 201 - 203
    Chronic Stress & Chiropractic: New Approaches for Better Outcomes

    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

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    CA-A-23-09-03001
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    NeuroFascial Integration 202
    Chronic Stress & Chiropractic: New Approaches for Better Outcomes Module 2

    4.0

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    Hour 1:

    • Describe layered components of restrictions including updated osseous, muscular, and fascial relational anatomy.
    • Describe how to palpate muscle tension versus fascial adhesion versus fascial tension lines.
    • Differentiate between osseous restriction, muscular tension, and fascial restriction as they relate to spinal motion restriction.
    • Use palpatory findings to select technique application for adjustments that last longer by addressing mechanical root cause and encourage parasympathetic dominance at rest.

     

    Hour 2:

    • Describe the difference between static misalignments and dynamic spinal restrictions (joints incapable of full range of motion).
    • Differentiate with palpation both static and dynamic spinal restrictions.
    • Describe neurological information gathered from palpation, including dysesthesia, hyperesthesia, reactive erythema, temperature differentials, and other signs.
    • Palpate the patient with chronic pain, trauma history, and/or sympatheticotonia without triggering sympathetic bracing.

     

    Hour 3:

    • Describe the Oxford Grading Scale for manual muscle testing.
    • Describe interpretation of manual muscle testing findings, including differentials for clinical significance of findings other than normal.
    • Demonstrate manual muscle testing of major postural muscles.
    • Apply manual muscle testing as pre- and post-clinical intervention measures during adjustment visits and to track change during review examination.

     

    Hour 4:

    • Describe the relevance of clinical history as it relates to chronic stress and trauma.
    • List specific questions to assess for sympatheticotonia.
    • List specific questions to assess for indications of head and neck trauma
    • Determine appropriate individualized examination procedures based on history answers.

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

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    CA-A-23-09-03001
    Approved Category B: Pain Management
    Distanced Based Learning
    Expires: 2024-08-30

    NeuroFascial Integration 203
    Chronic Stress & Chiropractic: New Approaches for Better Outcomes Module 3

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • List the relevant indications to assess using cross-crawl patterning.
    • Describe testing procedures to determine specific cross-crawl pattern issues
    • Describe testing procedures to assess for signs of sympatheticotonia.
    • Describe testing procedures to assess for signs of imbalance.

     

    Hour 2:

    • Perform seated functional range of motion testing with segmental and curve analysis.
    • Perform standing functional range of motion testing with segmental and curve analysis.
    • Describe fascial considerations to modify common orthopedic tests (including straight leg raise, supine apparent arm length inequality, bilateral prone knee flexion, and soto hall).
    • List the orthopedic exam procedures specifically relevant to Fascial Kinetic Chain tension.

     

    Hour 3:

    • Describe clinical considerations in terms of safety of providing care (knowing when to adjust and when NOT to adjust).
    • Define what is “primary” (including considerations of “cause” as well as “least stressful point of access” to determine what to adjust or otherwise apply therapeutic input).
    • Recognize patterns of and describe gestalt clinical interpretation for sympatheticotonia.
    • Recognize patterns of and describe gestalt clinical interpretation for adverse mechanical tension in the Fascial Kinetic Chain
    • Describe patterns of peripheral nerve interference found through synthesis of clinical history and exam procedures.

     

    Hour 4:

    • Summarize the concept of an initial Therapeutic Trial of care, including reasoning behind it and how to complete this extension of initial assessment in order to customize patient care.
    • Describe considerations for technique selection (including where to start, how intensely to adjust, and how to adjust).
    • Explain reasoning behind initial frequency of care, and how/when/why to modify this frequency.
    • Describe the considerations for projecting response to care and prognosis.
    • Summarize guidelines for patient home care recommendations, including considerations for movement and rest, ergonomics, nutrition, and referrals when appropriate.

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

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    CA-A-23-09-03001
    Approved Category B: Pain Management
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    Expires: 2024-08-30

    Nutrition 170
    Nutrition and the Neurological System

    1.0

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    • Design an effective nutrition treatment program for carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Develop a nutritional treatment program for Multiple Sclerosis
    • Investigate the role of nutrition and supplements in regards to the treatment of headaches
    • Understand how nutrition and nutrition supplements can influence dementia
    • Identify appropriate diet and supplement agents in the treatment of dementia

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    CA-D-24-03-02034
    Approved Category B: Basic Sciences
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    Expires: 2025-03-01

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

    7.0

    $140.00 USD

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

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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06008
    Approved Category B: Pain Management Theory
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    Pain 200 - 201
    13.0

    $234.00 USD

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

    CA-A-23-09-06008
    Approved Category B: Pain Management Theory
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    Pain 201
    Collaborative approaches to decision-making, diversity of treatment options, the importance of patient agency, risk management, flexibility in care, and treatment based on appropriate understanding of the clinical condition

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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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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    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06008
    Approved Category B: Pain Management Theory
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    Expires: 2024-08-31

    Personal Injury 201
    Mitigating Risk and Liability with Acute Trauma Patients

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    CA-A-23-09-06007
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    Personal Injury 201 - 202
    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Identify examples of traumatic spine, soft tissue and other commonly missed injuries
    • Develop a post-traumatic diagnostic imaging algorithm and protocol 
    • Recognize and develop an awareness for PI patient, carrier and attorney risks and liabilities
    • Discuss several areas of PI documentation scrutiny including the causation statement
    Hour 2
    • Create a protocol to consistently implement outcome assessments into PI cases
    • Recognize other options and opportunities available to humanize PI cases 
    • Identify common outcome assessments utilized in PI cases\
    • Improve awareness of clinical decisions that can be made from humanizing cases
    Hour 3
    • Recognize the key elements of Personal Injury case management
    • Explain the importance of using co-management and integrative care in PI cases
    • Develop a protocol for obtaining pre- and post-injury medical records
    • Demonstrate and utilize both passive and active therapeutics in acute trauma cases  

    Hour 4
    • Identify different types of co-management opportunities with other healthcare providers 
    • Distinguish between several common post-traumatic stress symptoms and conditions 
    • Recognize the importance of various diagnostic imaging procedures in case management
    • Create case management protocols, procedures and systems for consistent results   

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    CA-A-23-09-06007
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    Personal Injury 201 - 204
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    CA-A-23-09-06007
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    Personal Injury 202
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1 - PI Case Management Part 1

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

    Hour 2 - PI Case Management Part 2

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

    Hour 3 - How to Humanize Your PI Cases

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    CA-A-23-09-06007
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    Personal Injury 203
    4.0

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    Hour 1 - Your Personal Injury History: Part 1

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

    Hour 2 - Your Personal Injury History: Part 2

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

    Hour 3 - Your Personal Injury Examination – Part 1

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

    Hour 4 - Your Personal Injury Examination – Part 2

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    CA-A-23-09-06007
    Approved Category A: 4 hours Mandatory Ethical Billing and Coding
    Distanced Based Learning
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    Personal Injury 204
    Personal Injury Diagnostic Imaging and Testing; Documentation and Record Keeping

    4.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 205
    Introduction to Personal Injury Case Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 205 - 212
    Personal Injury Case Management Series

    8.0

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    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 206
    Post-Injury Case Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 207
    Physical Examination in Case Management

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

     


    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 208
    Conservative Care and Therapeutic Modalities

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 209
    Diagnostic Imaging and Case Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 210
    Humanizing Injuries in Case Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 211
    Personal Injury Co-Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 212
    Personal Injury Co-Management II

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Physical Diagnosis 154

    Temporomandibular Disorders and Headache - Clinical Aspects


    1.0

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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


    1.0

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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 159

    Recurrent Ankle Sprain, Plantarfascitis, Foot Orthoses, Ankle Evaluation


    1.0

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    • Justify the addition of manipulative therapy to rehabilitation in the management of recurrent ankle sprain with functional instability
    • Compare the effectiveness of plantar fascia-specific stretching to high-load strength training in patients with plantar fasciitis
    • Examine the biomechanical mechanisms that may be involved in the foot-to-low back relationship, and how foot orthoses might be used to manage low back pain
    • Outline the state of current clinical evidence regarding the use of manual therapies in the treatment of lateral ankle sprains
    • Summarize relevant concepts for the diagnosis and management of ankle syndesmosis injuries

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 160

    DD of Low Back Pain and Prostate Patholgies with Case Studies


    3.0

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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

    1.0

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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


    1.0

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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 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 165

    Genomic Medicine


    2.0

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    • Understand basic genetic and how this new field of medicine may impact your practice
    • Learn and key common genomic medicine study type.
    • Critically evaluate genomic medicine studies by identifying bias, evaluating effect size, and applying it to your patient.
    • Understand the cardiovascular disease association between the SNPs ApoE, Kif6, and MTHFR.
    • Consider how polymorphisms may impact the placebo effect.

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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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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    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 Diagnosis 170
    Clinical Value of Gait Analysis, Functional Assessment Screens for Lower Extremities and Orthotic Modifications for Clinical Cases

    3.0

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    Hour 1:

    • Knowledge of human gait analysis and its application to clinical scenarios.
    • Explain the common gait terminology, such as stride length, step width, and cadence.
    • Identify the stance and swing cycles of gait.
    • Summarize the gait cycle and how it relates to normal human ambulation.
    • Explain how movements at the pelvis, lower extremity, hip, knee, ankle, and subtalar joints interact during stance to conserve energy, and to protect one from injuries that might otherwise result from the repetitive stresses that occur during gait.
    Hour 2:
    • Describe how patients with over-pronation and over-supination present in a clinical setting.
    • Comprehend the functional biomechanics of the lunge, and squat and its relationships to faulty movement patterns.
    • Compare Janda’s lower extremity functional screens.
    • Demonstrate that clinical gait analysis alters treatment decisions to improve functional outcomes.

    Hour 3:

    • Illustrate the LEFS (lower extremity functional scale), and report its clinical value.
    • Demonstrate evidence-based exercises to help improve over-pronation in patients.
    • Apply the scientific foundations of modifications for custom orthotics with clinical case scenarios.
    • Illustrate, through the use of case scenarios the typical examination findings and documentation of gait analysis in the “O” (objective) section of notes.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 171
    The Abdominal Examination Made Easy

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    • Identify musculoskeletal anatomy pertinent to the abdominal exam.
    • Identify the location of intra-abdominal contents relative to the abdominal wall and what is normally palpable.
    • Recognize examination techniques used for inspection, auscultation, percussion and palpation of the abdomen.
    • Name advanced techniques used to evaluate the acute abdomen.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 172
    Assessing the Thyroid

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 173
    Assessing Peripheral and Vascular Problems in Your Patients

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    • Identify vascular anatomy pertinent to the cardiovascular exam
    • Interpret cardiovascular physiology as it relates to physical examination.
    • Discuss characteristics of, and techniques used to evaluate, the pulse and blood pressure.
    • Name advanced techniques used to evaluate peripheral artery disorders and conditions.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 173 - 175
    6.0

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    Physical Diagnosis 174
    Nonspecific Spinal Pain

    2.0

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    Hour 1

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

     Hour 2

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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Physical Diagnosis 175
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    • Compare the difference between angular and linear motion.
    • List the limiting factors necessary for stability in respect to linear motion.
    • List and describe the function of the limiting structures of the atlantooccipital joint and the atlantoaxial joint.
    • Describe the path of the vertebral artery from the subclavian artery to the basilar artery
    • List the three types of Atlantooccipital fractures.
    • Describe five diseases that may compromise the stability of the cervical region and how.
    • List and elaborate on the immune specific diseases that can affect the atlantoaxial joint.
    • Summarize the normal growth of the cervical spine and craniovertebral region in children.
    • Outline the details of IFOMPT Framework for Red Flags.
    • Demonstrate three stability tests of the cervical region and interpret the results.
    • Demonstrate a neurological scan to clear spinal cord and neurological dysfunction in the cervical spine.
    • Apply a vigorous mandatory scan for all patients to rule out serious pathology of the cervical spine and the neurological system and be able to interpret the results.

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

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    Physical Diagnosis 176
    Tremors

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

    Virginia Norris-Schafer, DC, MD

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

    1.0

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

    Marc Lawson, DC

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

    1.0

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

    James Strange, DC, MS

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    Physical Diagnosis 179
    Clinical Diagnosis

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 180
    Patient Expectations, Communication & Context

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-06010
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    Physical Diagnosis 181
    Lumbar Disc & Sciatica

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 182
    Biology of Low Back Pain

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 183
    4.0

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    Hour 1 

    • Document the patients history to include an accurate list of all herbal/dietary supplements and other medicinals they are taking and refer to their MD if there are any concerns that it will affect Chiropractic Care being considered
    • Explain the concept of the use of simultaneous interventions to treat a single condition as it is relative to the patient history.

     Hour 2

    • Discuss potential side effects of herbal/dietary supplement as components of history taking & physical exam procedures.
    • Refer to Medical Doctor if you feel any signs or symptoms are related to any side effects of anything the patient is taking
    • Give examples of how herbal/dietary supplement use may impact the history taking, physical exam procedures, and treatment plan.

    Hour 3

    • Describe pertinent patient medical history and physical examination procedures included in a comprehensive evaluation for conditions that may have been previously treated with surgical interventions
    • Connect patient medical history and physical examination with evidence-based intervention/treatment plan of care to achieve best patient outcomes

    Hour 4

    • Identify evidence-based rehabilitation principles for patients whose history may include prior surgical intervention.
    • Explain specific rehabilitation programs for each case based on documented evaluation findings

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    CA-A-23-09-06010
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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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    CA-A-23-09-06006
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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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    CA-A-23-09-06006
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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, DC, DACRB and Warren Jahn, DC, DIANM (US)

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    CA-A-23-09-06006
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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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    CA-A-23-09-06006
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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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    CA-A-23-09-06006
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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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    CA-A-23-09-06006
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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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    CA-A-23-09-06006
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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-A-23-09-06006
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    Physical Therapy 110
    Whole-Body Vibration, Thumb OA & Plantar Heel Pain

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-06006
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    Physical Therapy 111
    Micro Current Therapy

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

    Michael Epitropoulos, DC

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    CA-A-23-09-06006
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    Rehab 138
    History and Examination of the Knee Focusing on ACL and the Post-op Rehabilitation Process

    4.0

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    • Appraise the latest research in terms of the incidence of ACL tears and re-tears.
    • Identify the factors associated with higher ACL tear and re-tear rates based on gender and age.
    • Describe the importance of “Prehabilitation” programs and their significance on outcomes.
    • Analyze the reasons why non-contact knee injuries are the bulk of the problem while listing the biomechanical reasons why non-contact injuries are more prevalent.
    • Discuss the objectives of early Phase 1 and Phase 2  rehabilitation protocols while outlining the criteria to be achieved for satisfactory transition from one phase to the next 
    • List the objectives of Phase 3 of the rehabilitation protocol and be able to identify potential common faulty movement patterns and compensatory strategies.
    • Assess, identify, and address potential limitations in mobility and stability of key core and lower extremity body regions to normalize faulty movement patterns and compensatory strategies.
    • List the objectives for phase 4 of the rehabilitation protocol and provide examples of the higher-level movement patterns and compound strengthening exercises incorporated into the program.
    • Identify the four common motor performance/neuromuscular imbalances associated with jumping and landing resulting in increased risk
    • Describe the identifiable and modifiable risk factors associated with knee injuries and understand how to correct them via exercise and training.
    • Recognize the criteria associated with the Return to Sports phase of the rehabilitation program
    • Be aware of the complications and adverse events after ACL reconstruction
    • Appraise the latest research in terms of common and uncommon complications/adverse events.
    • Identify risk factors for the various complications.
    • Describe the evaluation and assessment elements needed to identify the various complications
    • Based on the evaluation/assessment data, identify and address intervention strategies for each of the complications/adverse events

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    CA-D-24-03-02033
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    Subluxation 201
    The Posture of Subluxation

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    • Explain the relationship between posture and subluxations
    • Describe different types of posture
    • Explain the benefits of locating subluxations in different postures
    • Explain the difference between the concept of the hologram and posture
    • Disucss the differences between Empirical Healthcare and Mechanistic Healthcare
    • Define the three Cs - challenge, check and correct

    Tedd Koren, DC

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    CA-D-24-03-02032
    Category B: Basic Science
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    Subluxation 202
    Subluxation From A Chiropractic Neurologists Perspective

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    • Summarize the concept of a subluxation as recognized by other Doctors of Chiropractic.
    • List and discuss the various definitions of the term subluxation.
    • Outline the basic premise of the effects of aging, subluxation and the adjustment.
    • List and discuss terms used by other health professions for a similar clinical syndrome.
    • Define pain, nociception and antalgia.
    • Draw the basic nociceptive pathway to consciousness.
    • Describe and differentiate antalgic scoliosis.
    • List and discuss the various definitions of spinal adjustment, manipulation, and mobilization.
    • List the deep paraspinal muscles responsible for subluxation maintenance.
    • Compare and contrast paraspinal muscle response to the acute abdomen.
    • List and discuss therapies used by other health professions for similar clinical syndromes.
    • Describe and summarize the Maintland manipulation classifications.
    • Itemize scientific evidence regarding physiologic studies regarding subluxations.
    • Explain how and why documentation of a subluxation is so important for Medicare patients in chiropractic practice.
    • Define requirements for chiropractic services to be covered by Medicare.
    • List and discuss how a subluxation may be properly documented in the medical record for Medicare patients.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    CA-D-24-03-02031
    Approved Category A: Chiropractic Adjustive Technique or Chiropractic Manipulation
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    Xray 107

    LBP Origins and How Different Spine Conditions Could Affect Chiropractic Treatment


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    • Discuss a common origin of lumbar disc pain
    • Describe the orientation of lumbar facet joints
    • Identify the effect of lordosis on the position of the nucleus pulposis
    • Establish how injuries of the annulus fibrosus can cause nerve root changes
    • Identify the dynamic stenosis of the lumbar spine

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    CA-A-24-04-03051
    Approved Category B: Dx Testing and Diff Dx
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    Xray 110
    An Interactive, In-Depth Look at Anatomy of the Knee

    1.0

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    • Identify the general anatomy of the knee joint
    • Develop an intimate knowledge of the anatomy of the menisci and ligaments of the knee using gross dissection and cross-sectional imaging
    • Understand the functional anatomy of the menisci of the knee and define the type and grade of meniscal tears
    • Establish the conditions discoid lateral meniscus and meniscal cyst and understand the spectrum of treatment available
    • Identify what type treatment is available for meniscal injuries and when it would be prudent to reevaluate a post-op patient with new knee pain

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    CA-A-24-04-03052
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    Xray 113

    Ligamentous and Osteochondral Injuries of the Knee


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    • Identify and classify injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament
    • Diagnose and develop treatment for injuries to the posterior cruciate ligament
    • Diagnose and develop treatment for injuries to the medial collateral ligament
    • Diagnose and develop treatment for injuries to the lateral collateral ligament
    • Describe and classify ostochondritis dissecans of the knee

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    CA-A-24-04-03050
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    Xray 114

    Differentiating Types of Calcification and Ossification on X-Ray


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    CA-A-24-04-03050
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    Xray 115

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


    2.0

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    CA-A-24-04-03050
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    Xray 195
    Diagnostic Imaging for Clinical Practice

    4.0

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    Hour 1

    • Select the appropriate imaging modality for suspected foreign bodies
    • Identify foreign bodies on radiographs
    • Identify foreign bodies CT
    • Identify foreign bodies MRI
    • Identify foreign bodies Ultrasound

    Hour 2

    • List various indications for radiographic evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • List various limitations for radiographic evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • Identify fracture patterns on radiographic imaging
    • Identify radiographic abnormalities within the soft tissues

     Hour 3

    • List various indications for MRI and CT imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • List various limitations for MRI and CT imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • Identify osseous landmarks on MRI and CT imaging
    • Identify abnormalities within the bones and soft tissues on MRI and CT imaging

     Hour 4

    • List various indications for ultrasound imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • List various limitations for ultrasound imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • Identify osseous landmarks on ultrasound imaging
    • Identify abnormalities within the bones and soft tissues on ultrasound imaging

    Hector Rivera-Melo, DC, DACBR

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    CA-A-24-04-03045
    Approved Category B: Dx Testing and Diff Dx
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    Expires: 2025-03-31