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Florida Chiropractic Assistant Education and Continuing Education

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Florida Chiropractic Assistant Education and Continuing Education Requirements:

Certified Chiropractic Physician Assistants (CCPA): biennial
First year: 2 hours prevention of medical errors, 3 hours of HIV/AIDS
Second year: 2 hours prevention of medical errors, 22 hours General

Registered Chiropractic Assistants (RCA): None


Important update!  In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine passed an emergency rule on 8/21/2020 to allow ALL 40 HOUR OF CONTINUING EDUCATION THROUGH ONLINE COURSES.  The emergency order is for 90 days the Board is moving for a formal rule change that will allow all hours online through the 3/31/2022 biennium.


 

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Initial Certification
Certified Chiropractic Physician Assistants (CCPA): 200 didactic hours / 24 months
Registered Chiropractic Assistants (RCA): Registration is optional / no requirements

 

Xray - Certified Chiropractic Physician Assistants (CCPA) may perform if trained in Xray

 


State of Florida Chiropractic Assistant Education and Continuing Education Requirements

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

 

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  • AIDS 106 - 108
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Define HIV
    • Outline HIV epidemiology and symptoms
    • Discuss the effects of HIV on health and wellness
    • Review current facts about the HIV and AIDS epidemic both in the U.S. and worldwide
    • Discuss strategies for preventing HIV in the health care workplace
    • Outline universal precautions and additional precautions to prevent transmission of HIV by blood
    • Apply what to do when there has been a possible exposure to HIV infection
    • Define and discuss confidentiality laws covering the medical records of HIV/AIDS patients
    • Define and discuss behavioral interventions for HIV/AIDS patients
    • Outline the screening of HIV-infected persons for HIV transmission risk

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    20-637761
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-04-08

    Biomechanics 206

    A Case Study in Gait Analysis


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    20-785514
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-27

    Biomechanics 207

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


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    20-785516
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Biomechanics 208

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


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-785520
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Biomechanics 209

    Focus on the Hip


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-785524
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Biomechanics 210

    Running vs. Walking - Key Differences in Gait Analysis


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-785526
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Biomechanics 211

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on the Short Leg


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-785528
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Biomechanics 212

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: The Rearfoot


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-785532
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Biomechanics 213

    A Closer Look at Gait Analysis


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-785536
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    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Biomechanics 214

    A Closer Look at Foot Types


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-785538
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    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Biomechanics 215

    Pedograph Use and Interpretation


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-785540
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Boundary Training 120
    Boundaries for Health Care Providers - Part 1

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

    Kathleen Boland, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

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    20-710997
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-08

    Boundary Training 121
    Boundaries for Health Care Providers - Part 2

    1.0

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

    Kathleen Boland, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

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    20-710999
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-08

    Breathing Essentials 201

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


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


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

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-670828
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    Expires: 2020-12-13

    Breathing Essentials 202

    Function of Respiration


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


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

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-670832
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-01-18

    Breathing Essentials 203

    Altered Breathing Patterns and Their Consequences


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


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

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-670840
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-01-18

    Breathing Essentials 204

    Sleep Apnea


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


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

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-670844
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2020-12-13

    Breathing Essentials 205

    Athletic Performance


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


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

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-670848
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    Expires: 2020-12-13

    Breathing Essentials 206

    Diaphragm in Critical Care


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


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

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-670850
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-01-18

    Breathing Essentials 207

    Breathing Retraining Theories


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


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

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-670856
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-05-14

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201

    The Five Common Neurological Complaints of Pregnancy


    1.0

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    20-785564
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 202

    Case Management of Common Pregnancy Related Complaints


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

    Karen Gardner, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    20-785566
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-02

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 203

    Herbs and Homeopathy During Pregnancy


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

    Karen Gardner, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    20-785572
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-27

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 204

    Dietary and Exercise Concerns During Pregnancy


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

    Karen Gardner, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    20-785574
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-27

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 205

    Preventing Birth Trauma with Proper Pre-Natal Care


    2.0

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    20-785578
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-27

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 206

    Common Tests and Procedures - Risks and Benefits


    3.0

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    20-785582
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-27

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 207

    Case Studies of Breech Presentation and Various Common Complaints of Pregnancy


    1.0

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

    Case Studies
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    20-785584
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-27

    Core Stability 201

    Foundation Form and Function


    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1 and 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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


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

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    20-670864
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-05-14

    Diagnostic Imaging 201
    The Basics of Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-783558
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-10

    Documentation 178

    Documenting and Coding for Unproven, Investigational or Experimental Procedures


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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-788430
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-03

    Documentation 179

    Documentation Nuances for All Interested Parties


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-712323
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-03

    Ethics 101

    Ethical Communications


    2.0

    $44.00 USD

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


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    20-711001
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-08

    Florida Chiropractic Law and Rules
    2.0

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    • Comprehend Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine Rules Chapter 64B2 and statutes 456 and 460
    • Apply Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine Rules and Statute to your clinical practice
    • Reduce potential risk exposures that may lead to complaints by the public and/or actions being taken against you by the Chiropractic Board
    • Engage in practice by per the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine Rules

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    20-788462
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-26

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

    1.0

    $22.00 USD

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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    20-783556
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-10

    Geriatrics 102
    Mitochondrial Degeneration, Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress

    1.0

    $22.00 USD

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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    20-783550
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-09

    Geriatrics 103
    Breaking down the biomechanical and biochemical aspects of longevity

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

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    20-670852
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-10

    Geriatrics 104

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


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-670854
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-01-18

    Geriatrics 105

    Nutrition for the aging population


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-670860
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2020-12-13

    Geriatrics 106

    Therapeutic clinical solutions to common geriatric conditions


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    20-670866
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2020-12-13

    Got Documentation 201
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 202
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    • Define the R of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Illustrate the different methods of evaluating spinal range of motion
    • Define the T of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Describe the timing of the first re-exam
    • Demonstrate proper coding for range of motion measurements
    • Illustrate different outcome assessments for the T of P.A.R.T
    • Demonstrate the POMR and P.A.R.T. formats for the initial patient encounter
    • Integrate the POMR and P.A.R.T. formats for subsequent patient encounters
    • Define proper Assessments
    • Illustrate the two types of Plan
    • Demonstrate proper documentation for timed codes
    • Define the short, moderate and long-term diagnoses for Medicare

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 203
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    • Illustrate the legal definition of medical necessity
    • Describe the red flags of a record review
    • Demonstrate the determination of causation for a motor vehicle collision
    • Discuss the different mechanisms of injury for motor vehicle collisions
    • Demonstrate the key value drivers of Colossus
    • Discuss the difference between impairment and disability
    • Illustrate the determination of the end of justifiable treatment
    • Define the main components of an impairment evaluation
    • Illustrate Duties Under Duress and Loss of Enjoyment

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 204
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    • Illustrate the important diagnoses for personal injury cases
    • Define the 5 Colossus prognoses
    • Demonstrate the 5 grades of injury severity for the Croft Guidelines for the Treatment of CAD Injuries
    • Illustrate the Croft Treatment Guidelines
    • Discuss the complicating factors for the Croft Guidelines
    • Define the critical points for documentation of personal injury cases
    • Discuss the concepts that personal injury attorneys look for in our documentation

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 101

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


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

    Bryan Born, DC

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    Human Trafficking 203
    Human Trafficking Affecting Florida

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    • Define and describe Human Trafficking
    • Cite national and state statistics on Human Trafficking and discuss where it occurs
    • List 3 types of Human Trafficking and differentiate between sex trafficking and labor trafficking
    • List and describe 5 indicators for identifying a victim of Human Trafficking
    • State how to report a case of Human Trafficking
    • List 5 resources that are available to victims of Human Trafficking

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Laser 201
    Revolutionary Wellness - An Integrative Approach to Health

    8.0

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

  • Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Jerome Rerucha DC, CSCS, CHPS

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

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

    Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN

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    Laser 205
    Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

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

    Marc Funderlich Jr, BPS, DC, CCS

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

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

    Trevor Berry, DC, DACNB

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

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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

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

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

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    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

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

    Andre J Camelli, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 201

    Lumbar Disc Management I


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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 202

    Lumbar Disc Management II


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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 203

    Concussion Management - Part 1


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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 203b

    Concussion Management - Part 2


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

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 204

    Cervical Disc Management 1


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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 205

    Cervical Disc Management II


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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 220

    Pelvic Crossed Syndrome


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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 224

    Identification and Treatment of Scoliosis


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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 225

    Shoulder Crossed Syndrome


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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 226
    Soft Tissue Treatment Adhesive Capsulitis

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 201

    Introduction to Manual Muscle Strength Testing


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

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 202

    Stabilizers of the Ankles and Knees


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

    John Wallman, DC

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    Expires: 2021-09-18

    Manual Muscle Testing 203

    Muscles of the Hips


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    John Wallman, DC

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    20-788210
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    Expires: 2022-08-31

    Manual Muscle Testing 204

    Anterior and Posterior Muscle of the Thigh


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    John Wallman, DC

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    20-667825
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    Expires: 2021-09-05

    Manual Muscle Testing 205

    Thigh Adductors and Triceps Surae


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    John Wallman, DC

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    20-788212
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    Expires: 2022-08-31

    Manual Muscle Testing 206

    Digits of the Lower Limb


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    John Wallman, DC

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    20-667831
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    Expires: 2021-09-05

    Manual Muscle Testing 207

    Lower Limb Alternative Tests and Muscle Balance Research


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    John Wallman, DC

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    20-788214
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    Expires: 2022-08-31

    Medical Errors 202a - 202b
    Definitions, Concepts, Scope of the Problem and Types of Errors

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Define Medical Error
    • Discuss Medical Errors in the Context of Other Types of Error
    • Illustrate the Scope of the Medical Error Problem
    • List Serious Reportable Medical Events
    • Define Key Events in the Field of Patient Safety
    • Review the Epidemiology of Medical Error
    • Describe the Taxonomy of Medical Error
    • Identify commonly misdiagnosed conditions
    • Identify populations of special vulnerability
    • Review Types of Medical Errors
    • Discuss Falls and Teamwork/Communication Errors and how to prevent them
    • Summarize the following types of medical errors:
      1. medication errors
      2. handoff errors
      3. diagnostic errors
      4. healthcare acquired infections
      5. device associated infections
    • List factors that increase the risk of the above medical errors
    • Describe strategies to prevent the above medical errors

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    20-712533
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    Expires: 2022-09-03

    Neurology 125

    Neuromodulation and Balance


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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    20-786304
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    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Neurology 126

    Neurological Conditions in Chiropractic Practice


    5.0

    $100.00 USD

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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    20-786306
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    Neurology 127

    Trophic Subluxation Theory and How it Affects Your Patient


    1.0

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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    20-786314
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    Neurology 128

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


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    20-786316
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    Neurology 129

    Motor Control in Chiropractic Practice


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    20-786318
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    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Neurology 201

    Basic Brain Anatomy and Function: The Motor Cortex


    3.0

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

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

    20-670826
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2020-12-13

    Neurology 201-intro

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


    3.0

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

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

    20-670822
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-01-18

    Neurology 201c

    Syndromes Involving the Spinal Cord


    1.0

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

    20-670842
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-06-20

    Nutrition 144

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


    1.0

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

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    20-786320
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    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Nutrition 145

    Nutritional Health for Chronic Diseases


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    20-786322
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    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Nutrition 145 - 146
    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1 - 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Course Group includes all Nutrition Courses numbered 145 thru 146

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    20-786324
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    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Nutrition 146

    Basic Clinical Concepts of Nutrition Therapy


    1.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    20-786328
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    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Nutrition 147

    Basic Nutrition Assessment


    1.0

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

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    20-710341
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    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Ortho 114

    Low Back Pain: Causes, Ergonomics and Exercise


    1.0

    $22.00 USD

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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    20-736756
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    Expires: 2021-10-17

    Ortho 115

    Waddell Signs and Non-Organic Pain


    1.0

    $21.00 USD

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

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    20-736764
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-10-17

    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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    20-714685
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    Expires: 2022-09-14

    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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    20-714687
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    Expires: 2022-09-14

    Physical Therapy 101
    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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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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    20-783562
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-09

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    20-751668
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-01-10

    Rehab 128

    Clinical Conditions of the Lower Extremity


    1.0

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    20-751680
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-01-16

    Risk 111
    Malpractice Primer: The Basics

    1.0

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

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    20-710993
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-08

    Risk 139
    Prohibited Patient Solicitation

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    20-710991
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    Expires: 2022-09-08

    Soft Tissue Injuries 101

    Soft Tissue Injury: The Neglected Cause of Musculoskeletal Disorders


    2.0

    $44.00 USD

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    20-710343
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Soft Tissue Injuries 103

    Comprehensive Introduction to Soft tissue Injury and Treatment


    4.0

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    20-710347
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Soft Tissue Injuries 104

    The Shoulder: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment


    4.0

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    20-710353
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Sports Medicine 107

    Clinical Aspects of Functional Lower Limb Injuries


    1.0

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    20-751688
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-01-10

    Sports Medicine 108

    Lateral Epicondylosis, Achilles and Patellar Tendonopathy, Management in Athletes


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Assess the role for compression and tensile load in typical tendinopathies encountered in clinical practice
    • Outline the relationships between biomechanics, tendon pathology and function in individuals with lateral epicondylosis
    • Synthesize outcomes and potential mechanisms for loading programs to rehabilitate Achilles and patellar tendinopathy
    • Summarize the current state of research literature on tendinopathy
    • Apply current research to the in-season management of athletes with tendinopathy

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    20-751690
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-02-03

    Sports Medicine 109

    Caring for Golfers


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    20-751694
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-01-10

    Sports Medicine 110

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    20-751702
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-02-03

    Wellness 101

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


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    20-727338
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Wellness 102

    Obesity: Assessment and Management (Dietary and Exercise)


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    20-783560
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-09

    Wellness 103

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


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    20-727342
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Wellness 104

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


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    • Outline the definition and components of health and wellness
    • Review the dimensions of wellness
    • Discuss various models of health and the need for wellness lifestyles
    • Outline the publication and goals of Healthy People 2010

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    20-727350
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-08-31

    Xray 155

    Conditions of the Middle Aged Adult


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

     


    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    20-710357
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Xray 156

    Pediatric Bone Scintigraphy - Common Indications


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

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    20-710359
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Xray 158

    Ostepenia in Chiropractic Patients and its Relevance


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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    20-710363
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Xray 159

    Diagnostic Imaging of Breast Cancer and CAM


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    20-710365
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Xray 160
    Fractures with Surgical Repair

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    20-710367
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Xray 161
    Conditions Affecting the Vertebrae Seen on Plain Film Radiographs

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    20-710369
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Xray 162

    Spine Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    20-710371
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-09-01

    Xray 163

    Inflammatory Arthritis


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    20-710373
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    Xray 164
    Differentiating Common Arthritides

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    20-710375
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-08-31