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Missouri Continuing Education Requirements: 48 hours biennially by 2/28 odd years
Missouri Accepts 48 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses from ChiroCredit.com that are categorized as Formal

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


All courses are sponsored by the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic and are listed under the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic on the approved course page on the Missouri Board Chiropractic website.

Courses are facilitated by the University of Bridgeport, Health Sciences Postgraduate Education Department which includes the College of Chiropractic, a CCE accredited College. Scroll down to view courses and their approval codes.


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


Special Requirements:  24 Formal Hours in at least two (2) of the following categories:

  • Diagnostic imaging (X ray)
  • Differential or physical diagnosis or both
  • Record keeping and/or Subjective Objective Assessment Plan (SOAP) notes
  • Principles, techniques, and/or adjunctive procedures; or
  • Meridian therapy/acupressure/acupuncture (MTAA); or Insurance Consultant Certification.



Special Notes: (1) Missouri Disclaimer: Approval of this course is not acknowledgment or ruling by the Board that the methods taught in this course are recognized by the Board as the appropriate practice of chiropractic as defined in Section 331.010, RSMo.

 

MTAA - 12 hours biennially in the area of Meridian Therapy, Acupuncture and Acupressure. This counts toward the 48 hour requirement.

 

Animal Chiropractic: Allows animal chiropractic treatment. No specific CE requirements but CE approved by the State Veterinary Board is acceptable towards 24 hours of General CE relicensure requirement.

 

New Licensee Information: A chiropractic physician issued a license within one (1) year of graduation from an approved chiropractic college shall be exempt from the continuing education requirements until the end of the first bienni-al licensure cycle following initial license issuance


Other info:  A chiropractic physician at least sixty-five (65) years old and licensed in this state for at least thirty-five (35) years shall complete at least twenty-four (24) hours of formal continuing education biennially.  The remaining biennial  hours  of  continuing  education  shall  be  waived.


Reporting Requirements: Licensee affirms CE completion on State form

 



State of Missouri Continuing Education Requirements

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


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


 
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  • Acupuncture 205

    Tongue Diagnosis


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000717
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 206

    Homeostatic Acupuncture Points


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000718
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 207

    Neurology of Acupuncture


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000719
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 208

    Needle Manipulation Technique


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000720
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 209

    Points and Acupuncture Points You Should Know


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000721
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 210

    The San Jiao: A Closer Look


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000722
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 211

    Qi and The Pertinent Pericardium


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000723
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 212

    The 8 Extra Vessels and Extraordinary Meridians


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000724
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 213

    Triple Warmer Metabolism and the Vital Substances


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000725
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 214

    Ren Mai, Du Mai, Liver 14 and Pulse Diagnosis


    2.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000726
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 215

    Functional Neurology and Trigger Point Dry Needling


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Review and expand on, from a Western perspective, the neurophysiological basis of acupuncture
    • Outline the pain pathway from the periphery to the central nervous system
    • Review excitation/contraction coupling and muscle contraction theory
    • Discuss the functions and distribution of alpha and gamma motor neurons

    Hour 2:

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000824
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 216

    The Physiological Effects of Dry Needling


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000825
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 217

    Mechanisms of Analgesia in Dry Needling


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000826
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 218

    Needle Manipulation Technique in Dry Needling and Acupuncture


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000827
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 219

    Needle Sterilization, Contraindication and Complications of Needling


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    2021000828
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 220

    Trigger Points: Search, Find and Treat


    1.0

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    • Outline current concepts in trigger point theory
    • Discuss the neurophysiology of current concepts in trigger point theory
    • Distinguish between sclerotomes, dermatomes, myotomes and discuss their importance and trigger point diagnosis
    • Discuss objective findings present in trigger point diagnosis
    • Explain the importance of segmental relationships and acupuncture

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000829
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 221
    Acupuncture and Pain and Extremities & Migraine

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Evaluate existing evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture in influencing the functional connectivity of the central nervous system in patients with musculoskeletal pain
    • Critically evaluate the current evidence for acupuncture as a treatment for acute low back pain
    • Determine the effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic pain conditions
    • Summarize the most current scientific evidence on the effectiveness of acupuncture on acute, subacute and chronic neck pain
    Hour 2
    • Assess the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture therapies for the management of upper and lower extremity musculoskeletal disorders
    • Compare differences in brain activation patterns in migraine patients before and after long-term treatment with real or sham acupuncture
    • Determine if true acupuncture is more effective than sham acupuncture for prevention of migraine attacks
    • Establish the time course of acupuncture effects in those with chronic pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    2021000727
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 222
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Introduction

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002788
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 223
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002789
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 224
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Capsulitis and Mortons Metatarsalgia

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002790
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 225
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Metatarsophalangeal Joint

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002791
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 226
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Plantar Fascia Disorders

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002792
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 227
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002793
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 228
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Achilles Tendinopathy

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002794
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 400

    Acupuncture Program Introduction to 104-hour Acupuncture Certification Course


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000846
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 400 - 461
    104.0

    $1560.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Acupuncture 400 through Acupuncture 461

    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 400 thru 461

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course
    Multiple Formats
    Text

    2021000728
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 401

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000847
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 402

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000848
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 403

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000849
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 404

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000850
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 405

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000851
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 406

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000852
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 407

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000853
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 408

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000854
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 409

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000855
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 410

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000856
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 411

    Spleen and Stomach: The Organs of Nourishment


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000857
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 412

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000858
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 413

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000859
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 414

    Kidney and Urinary Bladder: The Foundational Organs of the Body


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000860
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 415

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000861
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 416

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000913
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 417

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000862
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 418

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000863
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 419

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000864
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 420

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000865
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 421

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000866
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 422

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000867
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 423

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000868
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 424

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000869
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 425

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000870
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 426

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000871
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 427

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000872
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 428

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000873
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 429

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000874
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 430

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000875
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 431

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000876
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 432

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000877
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 433

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000878
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 434

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000879
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 435

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000880
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 436

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000881
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 437

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000882
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 438

    Microsystems II: Ear Acupuncture: Auricular Acupuncture Points and Techniques


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000883
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 439

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000884
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 440

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000885
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 441

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000729
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 442

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000730
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 443

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000731
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 444

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000732
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 445

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000733
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 446

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000734
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 447

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000735
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 448

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000736
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 449

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000737
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 450

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000738
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Acupuncture 451

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000739
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    8.0

    $199.00 USD

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    Musculoskeletal

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

    Nutrition

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

    Dehydration

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

    Concussion

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

    This course provides 8 hours of CE for Relicensure (subject to state approval) AND meets course requirements to become TIPS-Certified.

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    AudioVisual Course

    2021000740 and 2021000742 for 4.5 hours of Formal: Diff/PDX and 2021000741 Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Biomechanics 225 - 228
    4.0

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    • Discuss retraining CNS sensory and motor patterns
    • Present several key concepts in visual gait analysis
    • Introduce lesser known anatomical points of interest in the sacroiliac joint
    • Discuss some rehabilitation strategies for the sacroiliac joint
    • Discuss the ideal kinetics and kinematics of the walking gait cycle
    • Present the normal lower extremity parameters/ontogeny surrounding the requisites for gait
    • Explore the impact of lower extremity torsions on foot progression angle
    • Highlight the differences between tibial and femoral leg length discrepancies
    • View video examples of different aspects of gait
    • Review the mechanics of the bridge exercise
    • Discuss the current indexed literature surrounding the bridge exercise
    • Describe potential pitfalls in performing and prescribing the bridge exercise
    • Point out the differences of maintaining a "neutral spine" versus an increased or decreased lumbar lordosis
    • Identify potential ways to correct faulty mechanics and optimize performance of the bridge exercise
    • describe a new, novel test to diagnose gluteus medius tears
    • explain the various functions of the gluteus maximus and medius
    • explore the effects of a resistance band around the knees on the gluteus maximus, quadricep and valgus angles on the knees during a back barbell squat
    • contrast gluteus medius resistance and rehabilitation exercises with respect to maximal recruitment
    • discuss electromyographic activity in the gluteus medius, gluteus maximus, biceps femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and rectus femoris during the Monopodal Squat, Forward Lunge and Lateral Step-Up exercises

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000710
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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


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



    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000757
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Biomechanics 228
    Understanding the Glutes: A Literature Update

    1.0

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

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000758
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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


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



    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000759
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Biomechanics 230
    Gait - Split Treadmill

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000760
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Biomechanics 231
    Advanced Concepts in Gait

    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000761
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Childhood Developmental Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders Certification 301
    Physical Exam for the Newborn & Infant

    22.0

    $600.00 USD

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    • Extrapolate the root cause(s) of neurodevelopmental disorders in children, adolescents and event adults from a neurological perspective.
    • Discuss what a brain imbalance is, how to identify it and most importantly how to rehabilitate it
    • Explain the research pertaining to neurodevelopmental disorders
    • Cite the overwhelming statistics for neurodevelopmental disorders disorders in today’s society. 
    • Outline how environmental stimulus affects the attentional network and how the brain processes the information
    • Summarize the cause and effect of environmental stimulus on children's development.
    • Differentiate how untreated disorders in children can lead to attention disorders, general anxiety disorder, and other health issues in adults
    • Compare the impact the family environment has on children's brain development and ultimately, the impact on adolescent brain health
    • Explain childhood neurodevelopmental disorders from the beginning of the development of the brain
    • Utilize the tools and knowledge in brain development
    • Recognize the brain network and connections and how these are affected in children with neurodevelopmental disorders and overall brain imbalances
    • Identify brain imbalances during examination. 
    • Support the true nutritional component of children with neurodevelopmental disorders and how the food they eat can play a significant role in their signs and symptoms. 
    • Explain the effect of food sensitivities, allergies and environmental stimuli
    • Discuss the family environment and how it may positively or negatively impact a child with learning disorders
    • Outline the gut-brain connection in children from infancy through adolescence and determine what is needed for these systems to correctly develop
    • Introduce appropriate foods and outline what foods to avoid 
    • Recommend nutritional and supplement recommendations to families to increase the success of treating children with neurodevelopmental disorders and learning disability
    • Discuss the history of Chiropractic and how it is important in understanding the concept in brain health. 
    • Summarize how Chiropractic with Functional Neurology is used to treat brain imbalances 
    • The course will discuss how the brain controls things like muscle tone and if an asymmetry is seen in muscle tone, how does this relate to the brain itself and most importantly, how can it be addressed.
    • Outline all of the stages of brain development from birth through adulthood and provide normative data for examination reference. 
    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of delays in brain development during examination
    • Identify the stages of visual examination for children and discover areas of the brain that maybe impacted
    • Perform a newborn and infant examination for early detection of neurodevelopmental disorders that can be predictive of learning disabilities or behavioral disorders. 
    • Test primitive reflexes in infants and identify when they are to be inhibited. 
    • Use methods to inhibit the reflexes to assist in balancing out the 2 hemisphere's of the brain
    • Test for primitive reflexes in children of all ages and outline the normal findings for milestone ages. 
    • Relate primitive reflexes to specific brain networks and connections and diagnosis a specific location in the brain that might be imbalanced and not functioning properly. 
    • Explain how the brain is essential in re-mediating primitive reflexes and where each primitive reflex is controlled in the brain.
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    • Utilize appropriate techniques in examining infants including testing primitive reflexes, properly interacting and controlling the exam of an infant child. 
    • Discuss what drives behavior in adults and how this relates to brain development of a child and ultimately, the brain health of an adult. 
    • Outline the different types of attachment styles in children and adults and the science behind each of them and how they can be altered/controlled in the brain.

    Robert Melillo, DC, DABCN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000762
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Childhood Developmental Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders Certification 302
    ADHD, OCD and Tourette's Part 1

    15.0

    $500.00 USD

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    • Extrapolate the root cause(s) of neurodevelopmental disorders in children, adolescents and event adults from a neurological perspective.
    • Discuss why brain development is important and how to identify it and how it can impact children and adults.
    • Explain the research pertaining to ADD/ADHD 
    • Summarize the various cognitive and academic testing that is used for the evaluation and diagnosis of ADD/ADHD. 
    • Cite the networks of the brain that are used based upon the results of cognitive and academic testing.  
    • Outline how academic testing can be interpreted to identify a neurological imbalance in the brain. 
    • Compare the different stages of evolution, the evolution of the brain and movement 
    • Differentiate how the the brain evolved into a complex brain with complex movements and what that means
    • Compare the stages of cognitive and academic childhood development 
    • Cement the concept of Hemisphere imbalances with ADHD by showing research studies.
    • Identify and score primitive reflexes in infants and children
    • Identify when each primitive reflex should be inhibited and the therapy necessary to inhibit PR's found to still be present on the examination
    • Techniques and methods to evaluate primitive reflexes during an examination.
    • Identity through examination the primitive reflexes normative values and also deficits in children with neurodevelopmental disorders
    • How the PR's can play a significant role in their signs and symptoms. 
    • summarize how functional measurements and functional assessments can be used for a complete picture of neurodevelopmental disorders.
    • Identify the tools needed to put together a complete treatment program based upon the findings from the functional measurements and assessments.
    • Discuss the family environment and how it may positively or negatively impact a child with learning disorders
    • Outline all of the networks and pathways in children with neurodevelopmental disorders 
    • Demonstrate all of the core stability exercises and the levels of testing for each
    • Introduce appropriate therapies and treatments to strengthen core and postural muscles
    • Recommend normative data for all testing and setting up a treatment program.  
    • Discuss the benefits Chiropractic and how the postural muscles and spine is important in understanding the concept in brain health. 
    • Summarize how Chiropractic with Functional Neurology is used to treat brain imbalances 

    Robert Melillo, DC, DABCN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000763
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 214
    The Pregnant Chiropractic Patient. Now What

    3.0

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000764
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 215
    The History, Science, Pathologization of Medicalized and Natural Childbirth and the Anatomy of Natural Childbirth

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Utilize a more comprehensive knowledge of primitive birth practices and outcomes in a clinical consultation setting with a prenatal patient.
    • Integrate a deeper understanding of the contextual nature of women’s attitudes toward childbirth in the 17th Century as a continuum between more primitive and modern birth.
    • Describe the key environmental factors that negatively impacted childbirth outcomes in the 16-20th Centuries.
    • Describe the impact of the lithotomy position on birth outcomes.
    • Analyze the significance of the puerperal fever epidemic of the 19th Century and its iatrogenic origins.
    Hour 2
    • Describe the state of obstetrical practice and performance in the late 19th and early 20th Century.
    • Describe the state of midwifery practice and performance in the late 19th and early 20th Century.
    • Communicate the three elements of the DeLee protocols and how they each impacted childbirth outcomes in the early 20th Century.
    • Analyze the current state of maternity care in the United States in the context of the industrialized world.
    • Utilize the information concerning the history of the emergence of universally medicalized childbirth to empower patients to advocate for their optimal birth experience.
    Hour 3
    • Describe the three primary tangents from indigenous birth experiences that the development of agrarian and industrial societies generated.
    • Describe the origins of the early pioneers of natural childbirth in America in the 1940’s-1970’s.
    • Communicate the relationship between economic and industrial considerations and the development of universal obstetric intervention in childbirth in the U.S.
    • Analyze the concept of ‘pasmo’ as it relates to the effect of the external environment on a laboring woman.
    • Communicate the current evidence comparing home and hospital births in terms of safety and efficacy.

    Matt Rushford, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000765
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Diagnostic Imaging 201 - 204
    Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

    4.0

    $80.00 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. 
    • Review normal anatomy of the shoulder 
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the shoulder 
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the shoulder 
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the shoulder 
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the shoulder 
    • Review normal anatomy of the ankle
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the ankle
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the ankle
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the ankle
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the ankle
    • Review normal anatomy of the knee
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the knee
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the knee
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the knee
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the knee

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000713
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Documentation 189
    The Art and Science of Diagnosis Coding

    1.0

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

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    AudioVisual Course

    2021000766
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000767
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Documentation 191
    How to Perform a Baseline Documentation Audit

    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000768
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Documentation 199
    Documentation and Risk Management - From Medical Necessity to Clinical Appropriateness

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour One: Documentation and Compliance Overview, Rules and Regulations

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

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

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

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

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

     Hour Four: The Risks Associated Billing and Financial Compliance Regulations

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2022002224
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Dry Needling 201
    Introduction

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Distinguish the meaning and implications of many important terms pertaining to the clinical practice of filiform needling therapies.
    • Categorize the most common types of trigger points.
    • Incorporate myofascial stress patterns into previously learned myofascial frameworks.
    • Compare & contrast the legal, theoretical & practical commonalities & differences associated with the filiform needling therapies of dry needling & acupuncture.

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021004233
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Dry Needling 202
    Clean & Safe Needle Handling

    1.0

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    • Demonstrate Clean & Safe needle handling, application, & disposal
    • Recognize and reduce risks To Dry Needle Providers
    • Recognize and reduce risks To Dry Needle Patients
    • Integrate Dry Needling into an Existing Practice
    • Document Dry Needling Diagnosis & Treatment

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021004234
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Dry Needling 203
    Needles & Needling

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify common filiform needle sizes and types.
    • Select appropriate filiform needles for various applications.
    • Integrate trigger point releasing concepts & practices.
    • Apply effective trigger point releasing needle techniques.
    • Outline common myofascial stress patterns.

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021004235
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Dry Needling 204
    Trigger Points & Patterns

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify Common Myofascial Stress Patterns.
    • Discuss the differences commonalities & differences associated with myofascial stress patterns and traditional acupuncture meridians.
    • Palpate & Locate Primary Points for Releasing Posterior Myofascial Stress Patterns.
    • Palpate & Locate Primary Points for Releasing Anterior Myofascial Stress Patterns.
    • Palpate & Locate Primary Points for Releasing Lateral Myofascial Stress Patterns.

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021004236
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Dry Needling 205
    Treatment of Myofascial Stress Patterns

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Diagnose & Treat Posterior Myofascial Stress Patterns & Related Trigger Points.
    • Diagnose & Treat Lateral Myofascial Stress Patterns & Related Trigger Points.
    • Diagnose & Treat Anterior Myofascial Stress Patterns & Related Trigger Points.
    • Diagnose & Treat Head & Neck Myofascial Stress Patterns & Related Trigger Points.

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021004237
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Dry Needling 206
    Treating Specific Bodily Regions

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Integrate information from previous 5 classes to efficiently diagnose painful myofascial conditions, create effective treatment plans, and locate effective trigger points in the head & neck regions.
    • Integrate information from previous 5 classes to efficiently diagnose painful myofascial conditions, create effective treatment plans, and locate effective trigger points in the Traps & Upper Back.
    • Integrate information from previous 5 classes to efficiently diagnose painful myofascial conditions, create effective treatment plans, and locate effective trigger points in the Shoulder, Arm, Chest, Elbow, Wrist, Hand.
    • Integrate information from previous 5 classes to efficiently diagnose painful myofascial conditions, create effective treatment plans, and locate effective trigger points in the Mid-Back, Lower Back, Hip/Thigh, Knee/Leg, Ankle, & Foot.

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    2021004238
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Evidence Based Outcomes 212
    A Primer for the Clinician

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Recognize the initiation and growth of evidence-based  (EBP) or evidence informed practice (EIP)
    • Interpret the need to utilize EBP
    • Define EBP.
    • Explain the levels of evidence and applications to practice
    • Contrast EBP/EIP with what is not EBP/EIP and relate to your clinical expertise.
    • Evaluate the research evidence for application to practice
    • Locate the literature that applies to the doctor’s patient
    • Integrate the literature research with their clinical expertise and the patient preferences
    • Recognize patient preferences
    • Distinguish your patients from the benchmarks of care
    • Distinguish the different types of evidence
    • Synthesize EBP/EIP into case studies
    • Implement EBP/EIP procedures to your practice for increased patient compliance,
    • Differentiate individual patient cases with similar diagnoses
    • Identify actions contingent upon the level of evidence

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000769
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine 205
    From outside-in, and Inside-out; The Environment-Intestine-Lung Axis

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    • Identify the risks and complications of long-term PPI (Proton Pump Inhibition) exposure, complicating factors increasing our risks and their correction, and “best practices” for prescribing this therapy.
    • Demonstrate a hiatal hernia correction technique with a Chiropractic Adjustment
    • Integrate and apply phytotherapy treatment of different causes of dysmotility (SIBO, SIFO, IBD, IBS, neuropathy) based upon identifying key colonocyte target receptors in both TH1 (autoimmune) VS TH2 (allergic) situations.
    • Identify and summarize Metabolic Inflammation, explain its’ triggers, resultant diseases and prescribe treatment for it.
    • Discuss inflammation in the Intestine-Lung axis, apply dietary and lifestyle preventative and corrective treatment.
    • Develop the use of therapeutic “biotics” for asthma, airway inflammation, and atopic disorders,
    • Associate GI and respiratory biodome imbalances with asthma and allergic disorders, and their relationship to allergic sensitization
    • Critique the interaction of the hygiene hypothesis and our “window of opportunity” to prevent asthma and allergic diseases
    • Apply home and office based environmental therapy to help limit daily allergic exposure, allergy and asthma reactions.

    Grant Shapiro, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000770
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 201
    GI Health from a Functional Perspective

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Explain how beneficial commensal microbes support gastrointestinal health
    • Describe the major components of the intestinal barrier
    • Summarize the microbial composition of a typical stool sample
    • Explain the role of comprehensive stool testing in assessing gastrointestinal health

    Hour 2
    • Recognize the three most common types of microbial dysbiosis
    • Describe common factors that can reduce beneficial microbes and disrupt the intestinal barrier
    • Assess pathogens and opportunistic microbes identified with comprehensive stool testing
    • Discuss how the selection of microbial testing methodology may affect the identification of pathogens and opportunists
    • Outline therapeutic approaches that address common dysbiosis types identified via comprehensive stool testing

    Thomas Fabian, PhD, CNTP

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003255
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 202
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003256
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 203
    Detoxification and Environmental Health

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    • Describe the current common routes and mechanisms of toxic exposure for individuals living in the industrialized world.
    • Associate the linkage between chronic diseases, including mitochondrial dysfunction, obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, cancer and others with increased levels of exposure to various environmental and food toxins.
    • Examine the available clinical laboratory testing related to toxic load and related disease risk assessment, diagnosis, and clinical management using various lifestyle and nutritional approaches.
    • Explain the difference between the various methods to assess toxic burden and detoxification at the level of the individual in the support of clinical decision making.
    • Appraise the available evidence-based integrative and complementary therapeutic interventions for lowering toxic load and improving detoxification function.

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003258
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 204
    Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1

    • Describe the general diagnostic criteria of Metabolic Syndrome and CVD.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the enhanced diagnostic criteria and the importance of investigating these potential earlier markers.
    • Demystify the “Cholesterol and HDL hypothesis” and explain the compensation mechanisms of the body for this.
    • Recognize the biometric and physical signs of the progressive nature of CVD, CHD and MetS.
    • Investigate Lifestyle Modification Programs as the major intervention strategy for the reversal and stagnation of these comorbidities. 
    Hour 2
    • Describe the general dietary interventions of Metabolic Syndrome and CVD.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of sodium/salt as it relates to CVD/HTN.
    • Demystify the confusion of major supplements and foods as it relates to CVD/HTN. 
    • Recognize the associations between insomnia and CVD, CHD and MetS.
    • Investigate various peer reviewed studies and the outcomes of nutritional interventions.  

    Oscar Coetzee, MS, DCN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003259
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 205
    Functional Endocrinology

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    • Provide an understanding of the clinical applications of biochemical/metabolic evaluations to determine a patient’s hormonal status
    • Explain the differences between various assessments of hormonal status
    • Evaluate hormonal imbalances and disorders
    • Evaluate nutrient needs in metabolic disorders Plan and monitor nutrient interventions to correct abnormalities found by the tests

    Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, CNS

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003260
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 206
    Mitochondrial Health and Energy Metabolism

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1:
    • Describe the origin of mitochondria from an evolutionary perspective.
    • Understand the critical role that the thyroid plays in metabolism and how this relates to healthy mitochondrial function.
    • Explain how to test for mitochondrial function/dysfunction.
    • Show how living in a thermos neutral modern society contributes to obesity.
    • Recognize how antibiotics can damage mitochondria and how that can play a role in obesity.
    • Give examples of toxins/drugs that can adversely affect mitochondria.

    Hour 2:
    • Describe how common mitochondrial genetic problems are in the general population.
    • Explain how mitochondria are needed to produce glutathione and why glutathione is needed for healthy mitochondria.
    • Discover how oxidative stress can be both good and bad for the body.
    • Discuss how mitochondrial dysfunction plays a key role in a variety of diseases ranging from Parkinson’s, Cancer, NASH, Alzheimer’s, Autism and Diabetes.
    • Discover key ways to optimize mitochondrial function in patients.

    Todd LePine, MD

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003261
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 207
    Mental Health from a Functional Perspective

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Describe the associations of micronutrient deficiencies as it relates mental health disorders.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of major prescriptive medications and their negative influence on mental health disorders. 
    • Explain the overlap of certain pathophysiological conditions and mental health disorders.
    • Recognize the current lack of proper diagnosis of mental health disorder.
    Hour 2
    • Describe the associations of micronutrient and nutritional deficiencies as it relates mental health disorders.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the major biochemical pathways, their enzymes and nutritional elements as it relates to psychological issues.
    • Explain the importance of fatty acids in mental health disorders.
    • Recognize the current lack of proper nutritional interventions as it pertains to TBI, mTBI and PCS.

    Oscar Coetzee, MS, DCN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003262
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 208
    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Lab Testing

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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

    Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, CNS

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003263
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 209
    Sports, Nutrition, Exercise & Fitness

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1

    • Define and explain the difference between "calories in, calories out" versus the “carbohydrate-insulin model of obesity”. Discuss the causes of increased intestinal permeability in competitive athletes and identify strategies to combat the condition. Identify the energy intake athletes require by calculating their total energy expenditure.
    • Recall the quality and function of macronutrients and their role in physical performance.
    • Describe common micronutrient deficiencies seen in competitive athletes and identify strategies to prevent such occurrences.

    Hour 2

    • Summarize the physiological energy and macronutrient requirements of the sprint/power athlete and game-playing athlete. Identify supplement strategies to support the sprint/power athlete and game-playing athlete.
    • Summarize the physiological energy and macronutrient requirements of the endurance athlete.
    • Identify supplement strategies to support the endurance athlete.
    • Outline an effective whole food diet to support competitive athletes.

    Mark J. Smith, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003264
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 210
    Food As Medicine

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Describe the secondary metabolites in whole foods.
    • Understand the role of phytochemicals.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of how they interact with our cells.
    • Explain how to preserve them during cooking.

    Hour 2
    • Recognize the challenges caused by ultra-processed foods
    • Identify the compounds in the Brassicaceae family
    • Explain the health benefits of sulforaphane
    • Explain the importance of preserving secondary metabolites
    • Recognize the benefits of the fungal kingdom

    Eleonora Gafton, MS, DCN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003265
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 211
    Therapeutic Essential Oils Clinical Applications

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1

    • Describe the characteristics and mechanisms of actions of essential oils.
    • Explain several key controversies in aromatherapy and the implications.
    • Generalize the safety and quality issues surrounding the clinical use of essential oils.
    • Compare the various modes of applications of essential oils.
    • Summarize the pharmacology and biotransformation of essential oils and its constituents.
    • Recognize the potential interactions of essential oils with medications and nutraceuticals.

    Hour 2 

    • Generalize the various considerations for prescribing essential oils.
    • Calculate equivalent dosages of essential oils using several different units of measurement.
    • Apply the guidelines for appropriate prescribing the internal use of essential oils.
    • Determine the proper application and dosage for various essential oils used for digestive health.
    • Specify the usage and dose determination for essential oils for mental health.

    Sarah LoBisco, ND, IFMCP

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003277
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 212
    Fibromyalgia Global Pain and Fatigue

    4.0

    $190.00 USD

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    • Analyze the concept of central pain processing and the consequences of dysfunction of descending inhibition.
    • Associate FM with trauma and abuse, depression, anxiety, sleep disorder and pain processing disorders with emphasis on limbic system dysfunction, aberrant stress physiology, and ultimate failure of descending anti-nociception. 
    • Assess the difference between regionalized somatic pain and true central allodynia
    • Describe the accurate differential diagnosis of patients presenting with suspicion of FMS
    • Identify common subsets of clinical disorders that may lead to an erroneous diagnosis of FMS (i.e., “pseudo” FMS)

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003278
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 213
    Functional Approach to Pediatrics

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    • Describe and Identify the functional medicine approach to common pediatric problems
    • Develop a comprehensive functional medicine assessment and treatment of common pediatric problems such as constipation, headaches and migraines, upper respiratory infections and otitis media, food sensitivities, allergies, asthma and atopy
    • Examine the salient features of history, physical examination and laboratory testing to best implement functional medicine interventions to common pediatric problems
    • Utilize a functional medicine approach to assess what each child may need to get or get rid of to treat each of these common pediatric problems 
    • Summarize the literature supporting the use of functional medicine in pediatrics
    • Recognize the four pillars of a functional medical approach to chronic pediatric illness – gastroenterologic, immunologic, metabolic and neurologic
    • Classify and explain the importance of the genetic and genomic susceptibilities/predisposition and environmental triggers of chronic pediatric illnesses
    • Utilize a functional medicine approach to assessing and treating chronic pediatric disease such as ADHD, Autism, Autoimmune Encephalitis, Anxiety, Allergy and Atopy
    • Interpret the literature citations and develop protocols based on emerging evidence supporting a functional medicine approach to these chronic pediatric problems
    • Appraise the assessment and management of the importance of the microbiome in immune tolerance, allergy and autoimmunity.

    multiple

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003279
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 214
    Nutritional Genomics Foundations

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    • Discuss the catecholamine pathway will be presented in an organized fashion with emphasis on real world applications. 
    • Review clinical case studies. 
    • Assess different genetic mutations within the catecholamine pathway . 
    • Individualize treatment plans in practice. 
    • Demonstrate a basic road map of the catecholamine pathway. 
    • Use genetic parsing software and the tools attained form this course to highlight and modulate genes/SNPs of interest. 
    • Derive natural therapeutic agents to modulate epigenetic expression. 
    • Utilize basic nutrigenomic assessment and treatment knowledge in the catecholamine pathway.


    Robert Brody ND, MS

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003280
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 215
    Optimized Exercise & Fitness

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Define and explain the different terms that identify exercise intensity and their relationship to maximal oxygen uptake (VO2 max).
    • Discuss the history of exercise physiology and how technology influenced research and ultimately, exercise guidelines.
    • Differentiate the physiological responses to sprint interval training and to low-to-moderate intensity continuous training.
    • Reconstruct a lay explanation to patients and/or clients of why sprint interval training is an extremely effective strategy for improving overall health and fitness.
    • Summarize key research studies that support sprint interval training.

    Hour 2

    • Recognize additional research that supports sprint interval training.
    • Identify key physiological benefits of sprint interval training.
    • Recall important case study benefits.
    • Outline effective overall strategies for implementing sprint interval training.
    • Distinguish appropriate sprint interval exercises for differing populations.

    Mark J. Smith, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    2021003281
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Gastroenterology 204
    Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000771
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Got Documentation 201
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000744
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Got Documentation 201 - 204
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    Hours 1 - 3

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000748
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Got Documentation 202
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000745
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Got Documentation 203
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000746
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Got Documentation 204
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000747
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    2022000473
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    2022000474
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    2022000475
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    2022000476
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    2022000477
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    2022000478
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    2022000479
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    2022000480
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Infectious Disease 103
    Infectious Disease: Keeping Safe During COVID

    1.0

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

    Brett Kinsler, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000772
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Laser 201
    Revolutionary Wellness - An Integrative Approach to Health

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

  • Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000609
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000610
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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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

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000611
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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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

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000612
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Laser 205
    Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Marc Funderlich Jr, BPS, DC, CCS

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000613
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    6.0

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

    Trevor Berry, DC, DACNB

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000614
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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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

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000615
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

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

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000616
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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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

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000617
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

    6.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000618
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000619
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Hour 5

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

    Hour 6

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

    Kristin Hieshetter, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000620
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000621
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Laser 215
    A Comprehensive Analysis of Todays Healthcare Topics

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Hour 3:

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

    Hour 4:

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

    Hour 5:

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

    Hour 6:

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

    Hour 7:

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

    Hour 8:

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002222
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Laser 215 - 216
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Laser 215 through Laser 216

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    AudioVisual Course

    2022002824
    Formal: 8 hours Principles, technique and/or adj proc and 2022002825
    Formal: 4 hours Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Laser 216
    Joint and Biomechanical Restoration: Stopping the Pain Cycle

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Brandon Brock, DC, DACNB

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002223
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Laser 219
    Practical Personal Injury

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    Hour 1:   

    • Improve specific elements of the four PI office visits.
    • Outline the documentation steps of a causation statement.

    Hour 2:  

    • Identify med-legal considerations associated with PI documentation.
    • Develop an outline to create a PI final discharge report.

    Hour 3: 

    • Recognize and evaluate several commonly missed traumatic injuries.  
    • Create a to plan improve the capture of acute objective findings.

    Hour 4:  

    • Recognize LLLT versatility and benefits with PI-related conditions.   
    • Develop clinical protocols for LLLT application in PI cases.

     Hour 5:  

    • Identify and avoid inherent risks within PI case management.       
    • Create an algorithm for case management clinical decisions.

    Hour 6:  

    • Discover the importance and relevance of PI co-management.
    • Assess cases for co-management decisions and opportunities.

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2022002710 and 20220027101 for 3 hours of Formal: Record Keeping for 3 hours of Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Management of Common Conditions 234
    Fibromyalgia Assessment and Conservative Management

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000773
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Management of Common Conditions 235
    Viscerosomatic, Somatovisceral and Psychosomatic Reflexes: Diagnosis and Management of Common Patient Scenarios

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1

    • Define and apply viscerosomatic reflexes and influences.
    • Define and apply somatoviscera reflexes and influences.
    • Define and apply psychosomatic reflexes and influences.
    • Apply autonomic reflexes to clinical conditions including somatic dysfunction.

    Hour 2

    • Identify the general nature of pain and its mechanisms including the physiology and psychology of pain.
    • Describe the effect of somatic dysfunction on the autonomic nervous system and apply this knowledge to the use of manipulative therapy
    • State the definition, location, and identification of Chapman’s points on the body.
    • Express Chapman’s points in relation to the major organ systems of the body.


    Hour 3

    • Illustrate Chapman’s points of the cardiovascular system.
    • Illustrate Chapman’s points of the respiratory system.
    • Describe management of Chapman’s reflexes in a common clinical scenario.
    • Critically appraise, and utilize relevant scientific literature and information to assess and improve patient care practices; and, contribute to the ongoing scholarly development of the chiropractic profession

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000822
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    2.0

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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000774
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    2.0

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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000775
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Management of Common Conditions 249
    Chiropractic Checkup from the Neck Up

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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    • Explore the societal burden of headaches
    • Rank the prevalence of common headache types
    • Give examples of common lifestyle contributors to headache syndromes
    • Recognize the difference between primary and secondary headaches
    • Review clinical characteristics of common headache types
    • Differentiate cervicogenic headache from occipital neuralgia
    • Contrast trigeminal neuralgia and idiopathic facial pain
    • Summarize relevant clinical history questions for headache patients
    • Recognize red flags specific to headache patients
    • Define ‘dizziness’, ‘vertigo’ and other related terms
    • Review common differential diagnoses and assessment strategies for the dizzy or vertiginous patient
    • Utilize a TiTrATE approach to differentially diagnose and/or classify dizzy patients
    • Breakdown our contemporary understanding of cervicogenic dizziness
    • Summarize current diagnostic criteria for cervicogenic dizziness
    • Outline various physical examination procedures for evaluating cervical sensorimotor function
    • Define and outline the defining features of sports-related concussion
    • Outline the ‘neuro-metabolic cascade’ in concussion injuries
    • Summarize known risk factors for concussion
    • Contrast on-field versus in-clinic evaluation of concussion
    • Explore various clinical tools for evaluating concussion (ex. SCAT5, CRT, VOMS)
    • Identify and categorize common concussion symptoms
    • Recognize risk factors for prolonged recovery from concussion
    • Explore short- and long-term consequences of concussion
    • Summarize contemporary concussion management considerations for chiropractors
    • Appraise the reasons for concern relating to neck manipulation and stroke
    • Classify cervical artery strokes
    • Explore the epidemiology of cervical artery strokes
    • Summarize best-evidence relating to the association between spinal manipulation and cervical artery stroke
    • Outline relevant challenges and other factors relating to researching the relationship between neck manipulation and cervical artery stroke
    • Define protopathic bias and how it relates to stroke and neck manipulation
    • Critique potential mechanisms of injury relating to cervical manipulation and the cervical arteries
    • Integrate best practices into your clinical approach for ruling our emergent stroke in neck pain and headache patients
    • Review the HINTS examination as a mechanism to differentially diagnose acute vestibular syndrome
    • Review the evidence on the appropriateness and efficacy of manual therapy for treating headaches
    • Explore the literature pertaining to the complex interplay between cervical spine function and dizziness, persistent post-concussion symptoms, neck pain and headache
    • Critique the literature pertaining to the management of cervicogenic dizziness
    • Summarize existing evidence regarding the chiropractic management of concussion

    Shawn Thistle, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2022003054
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Manipulation 117

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


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Journal Article Review
    Text

    2022002816
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Manipulation 117 - 122
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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

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    2022002816 thru 2022002823, 2022003091
    Formal: 14 hours Diff/PDX and 8 hours Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Journal Article Review
    Text

    2021000776
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Manipulation 119
    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

     Hour 2

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

     Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000777
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Manipulation 120
    1.0

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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    2022003091
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Manipulation 121
    Extremity Adjustment - Foot and Ankle

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

     Hour 2

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

     Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2022002820
    Formal: 1 hour Diff/PDX
    2022002821
    Formal: 2 hour Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Manipulation 122
    Upper Extremities Manipulation - Hand, Wrist and Shoulder

    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2022002822
    Formal: 1 hour Diff/PDX
    2022002823
    Formal: 2 hour Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Mobilization 203
    Releasing Subluxations through Comfort and Ease

    2.0

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

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

    Ethan Feldman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021004231
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    4.0

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

    AudioVisual Course

    20220022635
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed for NeuroFascial Integration 201 - 203

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

    AudioVisual Course

    20220022635, 20220022636, 20220022637
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    NeuroFascial Integration 202
    Chronic Stress & Chiropractic: New Approaches for Better Outcomes Module 2

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

    AudioVisual Course

    20220022636
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    4.0

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

    AudioVisual Course

    20220022637
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000778
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000779
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000780
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000781
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000782
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    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

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001380
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    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

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001381
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 201a

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


    2.0

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

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001382
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 201b-c100

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 100


    1.0

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001383
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    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

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001384
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 201d

    Clinical Aspects of Spinal Cord Disease


    2.0

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001385
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202

    The Patient Interview, Cranial Nerves, Cervical Adjustments and Strokes: The Complete Story


    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    • Properly record a chief complaint
    • Demonstrate skills to properly perform a patient interview
    • Perform a neurological examination of the head and neck
    • Perform a mental status examination
    • Cite anatomy and function of the cranial nerves
    • Examine the twelve cranial nerves during a clinical examination
    • Discuss disorders of cranial nerves
    • Discuss, in detail, aspects of neural ischemia and Cervical Spinal Manipulation
    • Overview cerebrovascular anatomy and hemodynamics
    • Describe pathophyiological mechanisms in vascular injuries
    • Clinically test a patient to evaluate predisposition
    • Recognize postadjustment vertebrobasilar insufficiency and review case studies

    • NOTE: This course is the same content as Neurological Exam 101, 102 and Neurology 107

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    Diplomate Level;
    Text

    2021001386
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202-c101

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 101


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001387
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202-c102

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 102


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001388
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202-c103

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 103


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001389
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202-c104

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 104


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001390
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202-c105

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 105


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001391
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202a

    The Patient Interview


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001392
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202b

    The Assessment of Mental Status


    1.0

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001393
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202c

    Examination of the Head and Neck


    1.0

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001394
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202d

    Aspects of Functional Versus Organic Illness


    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001395
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202e

    The Ophthalmoscopic Examination


    3.0

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001396
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Neurology 202f

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


    5.0

    $100.00 USD

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Diplomate Level;

    2021001616
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Nutrition 157
    Flavanoids

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Grant Shapiro, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000783
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Nutrition 158
    Common Herbal and Prescription Drug Interactions

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000784
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Nutrition 159
    Innate Nutrition for the Practicing Chiropractor

    8.0

    $240.00 USD

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    Hour 1: Evolutionary Biology Influence on Clinical Physiology

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

     Hour 2: Summarize Inflammation in both Pain and Disease

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

    Hour 3: Justification of Sleep Hygiene

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

    Hour 4: Define the Recently Discovered Glymphatic System

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

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

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

    Hour 6: Analyze the Science of a Healthy Diet

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

    Hour 7: Appraise Chiropractic Clinical Practice and Pain Management

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

    Hour 8: Detail the Benefits of Exercise

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000714
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000785
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Nutrition 161
    Keto Diets

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000786
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Pain 111
    Chronic Pain

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Evaluate the relationships among thoracic spinal stiffness, pain and muscle activity in healthy subjects and those with chronic thoracic pain
    • Summarize updated chronic pain classification updates from the ICD-11
    • Compare and contrast the clinical presentation and pathophysiology of Fibromyalgia (FM) and Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS)
    • Summarize a clinical framework to sub-categorize pain patients based on an individual’s dominant pain etiology 
    • Examine the effect of neural tissue management on pain and disability in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
    Text

    2021000787
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Pain 112
    Clinical Pearls

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Expand your application of the biopsychosocial model of chronic pain by exploring an enactive approach to pain
    • Recognize the clinical complexities involved in identifying malingering in chronic pain patients
    • Outline relevant factors pertaining to clinical presentation, pathophysiology and treatment of chronic neuropathic pain
    • Investigate the hypoalgesic effect of thoracic spinal manipulation on pain induced by temporal summation
    • Explore the potential brain mechanisms involved in pain relief achieved via Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) application

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
    Text

    2021000788
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    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

    multiple

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000706
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Pain 200 - 201
    13.0

    $234.00 USD

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    • Explain the complex multidimensional and individual specific nature of pain
    • Present the theories and science for understanding pain
    • Define the terminology for describing pain and associated conditions
    • Describe the impact of pain on society
    • Explain how cultural, institutional, societal and regulatory influences affect assessment and management of pain  
    • Use valid and reliable tools for measuring pain and associated symptoms to assess and reassess outcomes as appropriate for the clinical context and population.
    • Describe patient, provider, and system factors that can facilitate or interfere with effective pain assessment and management
    • Assess patient preferences and values to determine pain-related goals and priorities
    • Demonstrate empathetic and compassionate communication during pain assessment
    • Demonstrate the inclusion of patient and others, in the education and shared decision-making process for pain care
    • Identify treatment options that can be assessed in a comprehensive pain management plan
    • Explain how health promotion and self-management strategies are important to the management of pain
    • Develop a pain treatment plan based on benefits and risks of available treatments
    • Monitor the effects of pain management approaches to adjust the plan of care as needed
    • Differentiate physical dependence, substance use disorder, misuse, tolerance, addiction, and nonadherence
    • Develop a treatment plan that accounts for the differences between acute pain, acute-on-chronic pain, chronic/persistent pain, and pain at end of life
    • Describe the unique pain assessment and management needs of special populations
    • Explain how to assess and manage pain across settings and transitions of care
    • Describe the role, scope of practice, and contribution of the different professions within a pain management care team
    • Implement an individualized pain management plan that integrates the perspectives of patients, their social support systems, and health care providers in the context of available resources
    • Describe the role of the clinician as an advocate in assisting patients to meet treatment goals

    multiple

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000708
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    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

    multiple

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000707
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Pediatrics 116 - 119
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Pediatrics 116 through Pediatrics 119

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    AudioVisual Course
    Multiple Formats
    Text

    2022002830
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Pediatrics 118
    Evidence-Based Chiropractic Care for Infants

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Joyce Miller, BSc, DC, DABCO, PhD

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    2021000709
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1 

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

     Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000789
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 201
    Mitigating Risk and Liability with Acute Trauma Patients

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000790
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 202
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1 - PI Case Management Part 1

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

    Hour 2 - PI Case Management Part 2

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

    Hour 3 - How to Humanize Your PI Cases

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000791
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 203
    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1 - Your Personal Injury History: Part 1

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

    Hour 2 - Your Personal Injury History: Part 2

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

    Hour 3 - Your Personal Injury Examination – Part 1

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

    Hour 4 - Your Personal Injury Examination – Part 2

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000792
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000793 for 2 hours of Formal: Record Keeping and 2 hours 2021000794 for Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 205
    Introduction to Personal Injury Case Management

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002893 for 1 hour of Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 206
    Post-Injury Case Management

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002894 for 1 hour of Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 207
    Physical Examination in Case Management

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

     


    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002895 for 1 hour of Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 208
    Conservative Care and Therapeutic Modalities

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002896 for 1 hour of Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 209
    Diagnostic Imaging and Case Management

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002897 for 1 hour of Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 210
    Humanizing Injuries in Case Management

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002898 for 1 hour of Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 211
    Personal Injury Co-Management

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002899 for 1 hour of Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Personal Injury 212
    Personal Injury Co-Management II

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021002900 for 1 hour of Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 158 - 165
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Physical Diagnosis 158 through Physical Diagnosis 165

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    AudioVisual Course
    Multiple Formats
    Text

    2022002829
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 172
    Assessing the Thyroid

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000795
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 173
    Assessing Peripheral and Vascular Problems in Your Patients

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000796
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 174
    Nonspecific Spinal Pain

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

     Hour 2

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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000797
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

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

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000798
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 176
    Tremors

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Virginia Norris-Schafer, DC, MD

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Text

    2021000799
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 183
    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1 

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

     Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    multiple

    AudioVisual Course

    2022001915 and 2022001916
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    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

    AudioVisual Course
    Interactive Dissection
    Multiple Formats
    Text

    2021000749
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Therapy 102

    Physical Therapy Applications


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Robert Schwer, DC

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Text

    2021000750
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Therapy 103
    Ultrasound: An Underused Modality

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Text

    2021000751
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Therapy 104

    Introduction to Low Level Lasers


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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


    Brett Kinsler, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000752
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Therapy 105

    Treating Patients with Light Energy, LASERS, LEDs and UV


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000753
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Therapy 106

    US, Cryotherapy, E-stim, Phonophoresis and Safety


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Text

    2021000754
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Therapy 107

    Elastic Therapeutic Taping


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000755
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Therapy 108

    Patellofemoral Pain and Tendinopathy


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Journal Article Review
    Text

    2021000756
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Physical Therapy 109

    Low Level Laser Therapy - A Primer for the Clinician.


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000757
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Risk 119

    Understanding the Legalities of Fee Discounts, Particularly Time-of-Service Discounts and Hardship Discounts - 6 Hour


    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    • Assess state, federal and board rulings regarding fee discounts, particularly time-of-service discounts and hardship discounts, and the extent to which they may be impacted by anti-kickback legislation, insurance regulations, self-referral laws, marketing restrictions, and the tenets of unprofessional conduct..
    • Identify potential problems associated with routine approval of hardship discounts and the requirement for inquiry and documentation regarding qualifying for same.
    • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate/illegal marketing relating to fees and professional services.
    • Demonstrate how these discounts are regarded by relevant professional boards, and state and federal enforcement agencies.
    • Explain terms associated with time of service discounts and relevant factors associated in calculating an appropriate reduction in fees.
    • Identify specific conduct and activities within the practice of healthcare that violate a host of regulatory and statutory proscriptions relating to pre-paid fee arrangements.
    • Explain the development of current fee discounting legislation, rules and holdings.
    • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate/illegal marketing relating to fees and professional services.
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge regarding the roles played by the various state and federal enforcement agencies as they related to fee splits and kickbacks.
    • Assess one’s working knowledge regarding the process by which state and federal rulings regarding fees impact a healthcare provider’s practice in light of marketing, fee-splitting and anti-kickback legislation, insurance regulations, self-referrals, and the tenets of unprofessional conduct generally.
    • Verify how certain discount practices may be legally actionable as “improper inducements.”
    • Evaluate federal Stark legislation and the discouragement of corruption in sound professional healthcare decision-making.
    • Identify distinctions between federal anti-kickback and the federal Stark legislation.
    • Critique state anti-kickback laws.
    • Recognize the role the FTC played, and continues to play, in discouraging the fraudulent marketing of discount health care programs.
    • Draw associations between co-pay requirements, consumer habits and federal healthcare expenditures.
    • Assess how "professional courtesy" discounts may raise enforcers' concerns under the federal anti-kickback statute.
    • Diagram how prepaid fee arrangements often resemble health insurance to unwitting patients.
    • Illustrate pitfalls that advertising discounts visit on the practitioner.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Text

    2022001656
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    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

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000800
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Risk 140
    Good Samaritan Laws

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Classify circumstances that trigger Good Samaritan laws for chiropractors.
    • Restate duties imposed upon people in the United States to render aid to others in dire circumstances.
    • Compare a doctor’s versus a lay person’s duty to render aid to someone in distress.
    • Explain principles and philosophical underpinning Good Samaritan laws.
    • Discuss the Bystander Effect.and scientific studies that unearth reasons why people are reluctant to render aid/assistance to others in emergency situations.
    • Summarize the role compensation, expecting to get paid, plays in the operation of Good Samaritan laws.
    • Locate states that impose a duty to render assistance, and those states that remove Good Samaritan law protection from hospitals.
    • Identify protections offered under various states’ Good Samaritan Laws.
    • Express the relaxation of professional standards, and what behaviors are shielded from liability, under Good Samaritan laws.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000801
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Stroke and Manipulation 101 - 104
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Stroke and Manipulation 101 through Stroke and Manipulation 104

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    AudioVisual Course
    Multiple Formats
    Text

    2022002826, 2022002827, 2022002828
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Stroke and Manipulation 103
    Risk, Association, Screening and Blood Flow

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Compare the risk of injury (via Medicare data) between two cohorts of patients treated by chiropractic spinal manipulation versus treatment by a primary care physician
    • Investigate the association between chiropractic manipulative treatment and vertebrobasilar artery stroke
    • Assess the level and quality of evidence regarding the potential association between cervical manipulation and cervical artery dissection/stroke
    • Evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of premanipulative vertebrobasilar tests in terms of sensitivity, specificity, predictive values and likelihood ratios in adults
    • Observe vertebral artery blood-flow after cervical manipulation and various head positions

    Shawn Thistle, DC

    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Journal Article Review
    Text

    2022002827
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Stroke and Manipulation 104

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


    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course

    2022002828
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Whiplash and Spinal Trauma
    8.0

    $240.00 USD

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000715
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Womens Health 202
    Examination and Diagnostic Considerations Unique to Women

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000802
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 168
    Case Reviews of Common Shoulder Pathologies Seen in Practice

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000811
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 169
    Problem Solving Approach to Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour one:

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

    Hour two:

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

    Hour three:

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000812
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

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

    1.0

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000813
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 171
    An Introduction to Various Abdominal Imaging Procedures

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000814
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 172
    Non-traumatic compression fracture

    1.0

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000815
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 173
    Selecting imaging for head, neck and brain conditions

    1.0

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000816
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 174
    Intra-Abdominal Calcifications

    2.0

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    • Develop and consistently use a complete search pattern for abdominal radiographs.
    • Link the history and physical examination findings with the radiological abnormalities to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis.
    • Identify the various soft tissue calcifications within the abdomen and state their clinical relevance.
    • Know the indications for referral based on abnormal abdominal radiographic findings.
    • Select appropriate imaging or other diagnostic procedures based on the history and physical examination.

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000817
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 175
    A Systematic Approach to Interpreting Plain Film X-rays of the Spine

    3.0

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    Hour One:

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

    Hour Two:

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

    Hour Three

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000818
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 176
    Problem Solving Approach to Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

    1.0

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000819
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 177
    Conditions of the Teenager

    1.0

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    • Analyze the risk factors and causes of the distal radius fracture in teenagers.
    • Utilize diagnostic imaging to assess the adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).
    • Describe the risk factors leading to a poor outcome for patients with osteosarcoma.
    • Evaluate the various ways Ewing sarcoma presents on x-ray.
    • Differentiate ganglioneuroma from other neurogenic tumors.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    2021000820
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 178
    Chest Radiology - Normal Series

    2.0

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    • Develop and consistently use a complete search pattern for chest radiographs. 
    • Recognize and describe the radiological features of a normal lung. 
    • Recognize and describe the radiological features of pathology on chest radiographs 
    • Link the history and physical examination findings with the radiological abnormalities to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis. 
    • Discuss the indications for referral based on abnormal chest radiographic findings. 
    • Select appropriate imaging or other diagnostic procedures based on the history and physical examination

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000803
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 179
    Chest Radiology - Consolidation

    2.0

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    • Develop and consistently use a complete search pattern for chest radiographs.
    • Compare, contrast and describe the radiographic signs of Atelectasis and Consolidation of the lungs.
    • Identify the various diseases that can result in Atelectasis and Consolidation.
    • Link the history and physical examination findings with the radiological abnormalities to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis.
    • Discuss the indications for referral based on abnormal chest radiographic findings.
    • Select appropriate imaging or other diagnostic procedures based on the history and physical examination.

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000804
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 180
    Chest Radiology - Interstitial/Infiltrative Diseases

    1.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000805
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 181
    Hilum, Mediastinum, Diaphragm

    1.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000806
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 182
    Pleural Diseases

    1.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000807
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 183
    Lung Tumors, Cavities, Cysts

    1.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000808
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 184
    Pneumothorax, COPD and Pneumoconiosis

    1.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000809
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28

    Xray 185
    Chest: Granulomatous Diseases

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

    AudioVisual Course

    2021000810
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-02-28