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Oregon Accepts 6 hours of Online Chiropractic Assistant Continuing Education Courses 


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Cultural Competency = 1 hour (see our topic:  Cultural Competency);
General continuing education - 5 hours
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers – up to 6 hours accepted towards General requirement


New CA Licensee Information: By their FIRST license renewal date a new licensee must complete a total of six CE hours including two hours of vitals training (see our topic:  CA Certification - Vital Signs), one hour of Cultural Competency (see our topic:  Cultural Competency and take course 201).  Must include maintenance of BLS/CPR/AED Certification.  

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Oregon Chiropractic Assistant Initial Certification:

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State of Oregon Chiropractic Assistant Education and Continuing Education Requirements

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  • Abuse - Child 201
    Child Abuse and Mandatory Reporting

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    • Define abuse and neglect
    • Differentiate the various forms of abuse
    • Recognize who are mandatory reporters of abuse
    • Identify the reporting requirements for mandatory reporters
    • Cite resources for obtaining specific state laws and statutes pertaining to child abuse and neglect
    • List signs of abuse and neglect
    • Explain the appropriate history and examination components in cases of suspected abuse and neglect
    • Cite resources for patient education
    • Define Mandatory Reporter and Permissive Reporter
    • Explain the term perpetrator as it pertains to child abuse
    • Explain the reporting requirements of mandatory reporters
    • Differentiate Child Protective Services from General Protective Services
    • List the penalties for failure to report suspected child abuse by mandatory reporters

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Abuse - Child 201a
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    • Summarize the types of interviews: Forensic, Diagnostic, Therapeutic
    • Describe who is involved in the interview process
    • Explain the importance of the medical history
    • Identify reasons for non-disclosure of information by the victim
    • Recognize how family dynamics effect disclosure
    • Indicate how the age and developmental status of the child affects the interview process
    • Describe the proper use of open and closed ended questions
    • List components of the medical history
    • Summarize the responsibilities for disclosure of information
    • Identify safety issues related to the disclosure of confidential information

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Abuse - Elder 202

    Elder Abuse and Mandatory Reporting


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    • Define abuse and neglect
    • Differentiate the various forms of abuse and neglect
    • Identify the reporting requirements for mandatory reporters
    • Cite resources for obtaining specific state laws and statutes pertaining to elder abuse and neglect
    • Describe the concept of immunity and confidentiality as it relates to elder abuse and neglect
    • List signs of abuse and neglect
    • Explain the appropriate history and examination components in cases of suspected elder abuse and neglect
    • Cite resources for physician, caregiver and patient education

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Acupuncture CA40

    Intro to Acupuncture


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    • Discuss the history and philosophy of acupuncture
    • Identify and differentiate the three founders of Chinese Medicine
    • Differentiate the three pillars (three central influences of Chinese thought)
    • Identify the first material used to make acupuncture needles
    • Identify acupunctures struggle to survive and become recognized and accepted
    • Recognize the most influential scripts and texts used in early acupuncture history
    • Discuss the most significant events in acupuncture history from the early 20th century to the present time
    • Discuss acupuncture theory (Yin/Yang, Qi and Five Elements)
    • Differentiate Yin/Zang organs and Yang/Fu organs
    • Differentiate the different types of Qi
    • Identify the Five Elements/Phases
    • Differentiate the four interactions of the Five Elements/Phases
    • Identify the Five Shu (Transporting) Points

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    AIDS 106

    HIV Facts and Information


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    • Define HIV
    • Outline HIV epidemiology and symptoms
    • Discuss the effects of HIV on health and wellness
    • Review current facts about the HIV and AIDS epidemic both in the U.S. and worldwide


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    AIDS 106 - 108
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    • Define HIV
    • Outline HIV epidemiology and symptoms
    • Discuss the effects of HIV on health and wellness
    • Review current facts about the HIV and AIDS epidemic both in the U.S. and worldwide
    • Discuss strategies for preventing HIV in the health care workplace
    • Outline universal precautions and additional precautions to prevent transmission of HIV by blood
    • Apply what to do when there has been a possible exposure to HIV infection
    • Define and discuss confidentiality laws covering the medical records of HIV/AIDS patients
    • Define and discuss behavioral interventions for HIV/AIDS patients
    • Outline the screening of HIV-infected persons for HIV transmission risk

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    AIDS 107

    Information for Health Care Workers


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    • Discuss strategies for preventing HIV in the health care workplace
    • Outline universal precautions and additional precautions to prevent transmission of HIV by blood
    • Apply what to do when there has been a possible exposure to HIV infection


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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

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    • Define and discuss confidentiality laws covering the medical records of HIV/AIDS patients
    • Define and discuss behavioral interventions for HIV/AIDS patients
    • Outline the screening of HIV-infected persons for HIV transmission risk


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Anatomy 101

    Anterior Cervical Musculature


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    • Dissect and identify musculature of the anterior cervical spine.
    • Identify and learn the origin and insertion of specific musculature of the anterior cervical spine.
    • Describe the innervation of specific anterior cervical musculature.
    • Learn the anatomic relationship of anterior cervical spine musculature to other structures.

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 101 - 112
    12.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Anatomy 101 through 112

    Course Group includes all Anatomy Courses numbered 101 thru 112

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 102

    Musculature of the Shoulder


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    • To dissect and identify musculature of the shoulder
    • Identify and learn the origin and insertion of specific musculature of the shoulder
    • Construct a list of differential diagnoses for Clinical Shoulder Pathologies
    • Learn the anatomic relationship of shoulder to other structures and correlate them to an MRI

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 103

    Bones and Joints of the Hand


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    • Locate and identify the various bones that make up the hand
    • Identify bony landmarks and the parts of the bones that make up the hand
    • Identify various joint structures within the hand
    • View the anatomic relationship of the bones of the hand to other bony and soft tissue structures

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 104

    Musculature of the Hip


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    • Dissect and identify musculature, nerve and vascular aspects of the hip
    • Identify and learn the origin and insertion of specific musculature of the hip
    • Describe the innervation of specific hip musculature.
    • Learn the anatomic relationship of hip musculature to other structures and their relationships on the MRI

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 105

    Anatomy of the Elbow


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    • Locate skeletal structures and landmarks of the elbow joint.
    • Identify ligamentous and neurovascular anatomy of the elbow complex.
    • Name the origin, insertion and innervation of musculature around the elbow.
    • Assess the relationship of bony and soft tissue structures around the elbow.

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 106

    Osteology, Ligaments, and Prime Movers of the Shoulder


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the humerus
    • Locate attachments of prime movers of the shoulder joint
    • Identify ligaments of the shoulder joint
    • Identify bursae of the shoulder joint
    • Recognize pathologies associated with shoulder joint anatomy

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 107

    Neurovascular Structures of the Shoulder


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    • Locate and identify major nerve structures of the shoulder area
    • Locate and identify arteries of the shoulder area
    • Locate and identify veins of the shoulder area
    • Locate and identify lymphatics of the shoulder area

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 108

    Osteology of the Anterior Aspect of the Knee


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the tibia
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the patella
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the fibula
    • Correlate bony landmarks of the knee with clinical conditions that affect them

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 109

    Muscle Attachment Sites of the Knee


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    • Identify attachment sites of muscles around the knee joint
    • Identify attachment sites of ligaments of the knee joint
    • Identify attachment sites of cartilage of the knee joint
    • Correlate the clinical aspects of the structures identified in this course

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 110

    Ligaments and Menisci of Knee


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    • Identify the ligaments that support the knee joint
    • Identify the cartilaginous structures of the knee
    • Correlate clinical conditions of identified knee structures with the anatomy studied
    • Compare and contrast MRI images with the dissection images of the knee

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 111

    Neurovascular Structures of the Knee


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    • Locate and identify arteries which supply the area around the knee
    • Locate and identify nerves which supply the area around the knee
    • Locate and identify veins which drain the area around the knee
    • Outline the anatomical course followed by the neurovascular structures as they pass through the area of the knee

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 112

    Muscles of the Knee


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    • Locate and identify the muscles act on the knee joint
    • Identify origins and insertions of muscles that act on the knee joint
    • Recognize the peripheral nerves which supply the muscles that act on the knee joint
    • Correlate clinical conditions of the muscles that act on the knee joint with their anatomy

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 113

    Osteology of Anterior Aspect of Foot and Ankle


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the tibia
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the fibula
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the tarsals
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the metatarsals and phalanges

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 113 - 124
    12.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Anatomy 113 to Anatomy 124 

    Course Group includes all Anatomy Courses numbered 113 thru 124

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 114

    Ligaments of the Ankle and Foot


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    • Identify the ligaments of the ankle and foot
    • Identify the attachment sites of the ligaments of the ankle and foot
    • Describe the structures supported by the ligaments of the ankle and foot
    • Correlate the anatomy with clinical conditions of the ligaments of the ankle and foot

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 115

    Muscles of the Foot and Ankle


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    • Identify muscles of the foot and ankle
    • Locate origin and insertions of the muscles of the foot and ankle
    • Identify the nerve supply of the muscles of the foot and ankle
    • Correlate clinical conditions with the anatomy of the muscles of the foot and ankle

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 116

    Neurovascular Structures of the Foot and Ankle


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    • Locate and identify arteries which supply the ankle and foot
    • Locate and identify nerves which supply the ankle and foot
    • Locate and identify veins which drain the ankle and foot
    • Outline the anatomical course followed by the neurovascular structures as they pass through the area of the ankle and foot
    • Correlate clinical conditions of neurovascular structures of the ankle and foot with the anatomy

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 117

    Osteology of the Pelvis


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the sacrum and coccyx
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the ischium
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the ilium
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the pubis
    • Correlate bony landmarks of the pelvis with clinical conditions that affect them

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 118

    Ligaments and Deep Muscles of the Pelvis


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    • Identify ligaments of the pelvis
    • Correlate anatomical relationships of the ligaments of the pelvis
    • Identify deep muscles of the pelvis
    • Locate origin and insertions of the deep muscles of the pelvis
    • Identify the nerve supply and actions of the deep muscles of the pelvis

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 119

    Neurological Structures of the Pelvis


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    • Identify nerve structures of the pelvis
    • Locate the anatomical course of the nerves of the pelvis
    • Identify structures supplied by nerves of the pelvis
    • Identify nerve root levels that supply the peripheral nerves of the pelvis

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 120

    Vascular Structures of the Pelvis


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    • Identify the arteries and veins of the pelvis
    • Locate the anatomical course of arteries and veins of the pelvis
    • Describe the anatomical areas supplied by the arteries of the pelvis
    • Describe the anatomical areas drained by the veins of the pelvis

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 121

    Osteology of Lumbar Spine


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of a typical lumbar vertebra
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of an atypical lumbar vertebra
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the sacrum
    • Identify bony attachment sites of selected muscles and ligaments of the lumbar spine

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 122

    Ligaments and Deep Muscles of Lumbar Spine


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    • Identify ligaments of the lumbar spine
    • Correlate anatomical relationships of the ligaments of the lumbar spine
    • Identify deep muscles of the lumbar spine
    • Locate origin and insertions of the deep muscles of the lumbar spine
    • Identify the nerve supply and actions of the deep muscles of the lumbar spine

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 123

    Muscles of the Posterior Vertebral Column


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    • Identify the muscles of the posterior vertebral column
    • Locate the attachments of the muscles of the posterior vertebral column
    • Describe the actions of the muscles of the posterior vertebral column
    • Identify the nerve supply of the muscles of the posterior vertebral column.

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 124

    Anatomy of the Brainstem and Spinal Cord


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    • Identify neural structures of the brain stem and spinal cord
    • Identify structures of the meninges
    • Describe the function of the structures of the brain stem and spinal cord
    • Describe anatomical relationships between structures of the brain stem, spinal cord and meninges

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 125

    Cross Sectional Anatomy and Vascular Supply of Spinal Cord


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    • Locate and identify anatomical structures of the spinal cord
    • Locate and identify the columns and tracts of the spinal cord
    • Describe the functions of the columns and tracts of the spinal cord
    • Locate and identify the vascular structures that supply the spinal cord

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 125 - 136
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Anatomy 125 to Anatomy 136 

    Course Group includes all Anatomy Courses numbered 125 thru 136

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 126

    Anatomical Considerations of the Lumbar Plexus


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    • Locate and identify the rami, anterior and posterior divisions of the lumbar plexus
    • Locate and identify the peripheral nerves that arise from the lumbar plexus
    • Recognize anatomical landmarks that surround the lumbar plexus
    • Identify the structures supplied by the nerves of the lumbar plexus

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 127

    Osteology of the Cranium


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    • Locate and identify the bones of the cranium
    • Identify anatomical landmarks on the bones of the cranium
    • Identify the sutures of the cranium
    • Describe the structures passing through the foramina of the cranium

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 128

    Deep Muscles of Cranium and Pharynx


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    • Locate and identify the extraoccular muscles
    • Locate and identify deep muscles of the face and pharynx
    • Describe nerve the supply of muscles identified
    • Describe the actions of the muscles identified

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 129

    Intermediate Muscles of Cranium and Pharynx


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    • Locate and identify intermediate muscles of the face and pharynx
    • Describe nerve the supply of muscles identified
    • Describe the actions of the muscles identified
    • Locate origins and insertions of the muscles identified

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 130

    Superficial Muscles of Cranium and Pharynx


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    • Locate and identify superficial muscles of the face and pharynx
    • Describe nerve the supply of muscles identified
    • Describe the actions of the muscles identified
    • Locate origins and insertions of the muscles identified

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 131

    Neurovascular Structures of Face and Head


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    • Identify the arteries that supply the face and head
    • Identify the nerves that supply the face and head
    • Describe the structures innervated by the nerves of face and head
    • Identify the veins that drain the face and head

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 132

    Structures of Orbit and Eye


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    • Locate identify muscles of the eye and orbit
    • Locate and identify blood vessels of the eye and orbit
    • Locate and identify connective tissue structures of the orbit
    • Describe location and innervation of the lacrimal glands

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 133

    Structures of the Orbit: A Superior Axial View


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    • Locate the major anatomical landmarks of the orbit
    • Describe anatomical relationships between structures of the orbit
    • Correlate functions of the structures of the orbit with the anatomy
    • Identify the nerves, muscles and blood vessels of the orbit

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 134

    Internal Structures of the Eyeball


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    • Identify the structures of the interior structures of the eyeball
    • Explain the function of the interior structures of the eyeball
    • Correlate anatomical relationships between interior structures of the eyeball
    • Explain the actions of the extraoccular muscles

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 135

    Anatomy of the Ear


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks of the ossicles of the ear
    • Locate and identify the organs of hearing in the ear
    • Explain the transmission of sound in the ear
    • Locate and identify the organs of balance in the ear

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 136

    Anatomical Considerations of the TMJ


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the temporomandibular joints
    • Locate and identify the soft tissue structures of the temporomandibular joint
    • Correlate specific muscles with the possible movements of the temporomandibular joint
    • Locate attachment sites of the structures of the temporomandibular joint

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 137
    Wrist and Forearm Surface Anatomy

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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to surface anatomy of the wrist and forearm
    • Locate the surface landmarks of prime movers of the wrist
    • Identify locations where major structures of the wrist may be palpated of the wrist
    • Identify when and where deep structures may be visible at the surface of the wrist and forearm

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 225 - 230
    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Anatomy 225 through Anatomy 230

    Course Group includes all Anatomy Courses numbered 225 thru 230

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Anatomy 231b

    Trigger Point Therapy: Lower Limb 2


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    • Identify the trigger points for selected muscles in the gluteal region and the anterior and lateral compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the hip and thigh
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles in the gluteal region and the anterior and lateral compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles in the gluteal region and the anterior and lateral compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Anatomy 233

    Trigger Point Therapy: Lower Limb 4


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the foot
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the foot
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the foot
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the foot
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Anatomy and Terminology CA130

    Anatomy and Terminology for the CA


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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Biomechanics 201

    Introduction to Gait: Pedographs and Gait Analysis


    4.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 201 - 216
    21.0

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    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 202

    Foot Function and the Effects on the Core and Body Dynamics


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 203

    Gait Analysis: Normal and Abnormal Gait and Factors Affecting Them


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 204

    Shoe Selection and the Effect and Impact on Gait


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    • Describe and identify how the parts of a running shoe affect running biomechanics
    • Compare and contrast different shoe constructions to the biomechanical needs of an individual
    • Determine the appropriate last shape for different foot types
    • Discuss the biomechanical consequences of improper vs. proper selection of last types
    • Predict which features in a shoe are necessary to correct faulty gait patterns

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 205

    Barefoot Running and Gait: What You Need To Know


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    • Explore barefoot running from a position of biomechanical efficiency
    • Contrast the differences in shod vs unshod running
    • Predict problems that can arise from shod and barefoot running
    • Apply visual analysis skills to barefoot running technique
    • Describe how to introduce barefoot running to your patient population

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 216

    Focus on The Forefoot


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 217
    The Problematic Crossover Gait

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 218

    A Closer Look at Arm Swing in Gait


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 219

    The Biomechanics of Running Relative to Shoe Choice


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    • Define minimal vs. neutral vs. guidance vs. motion control shoes
    • Contrast minimal vs. neutral vs. guidance vs. motion control shoes
    • Discuss current shoe trends
    • Discuss ramp delta and its implications in shoes and shoe fit

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 220

    Common Cycling Injuries Related to Bike Fit


    1.0

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    • Review the injuries associated with an improperly fitting bike frame and how to properly size a frame to a person
    • Discuss how cleat position can lead to biomechanical problems and injuries related to power loss.
    • Demonstrate how to properly place cleats on shoes to avoid injury and increase power transfer
    • Discuss injuries that stem from inappropriate seat height, saddle for and aft position and handlebar reach and explain how to determine appropriate seat height, fore and aft saddle position and handlebar reach.

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 222 - 225
    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Discuss the gait cycle and gait cycle biomechanics
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy etiologies
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy gait abnormalities
    • Propose rehabilitation strategies for abnormalities commonly seen in many neurological disorders
    Hour 2
    • Review the anatomical and functional causes of  leg length discrepancies
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of leg length discrepancies during the gait cycle.
    • View and discuss several new case studies looking at anatomical leg length discrepancies and the impact of compensations to accommodate the fixed changes. 
    • Discuss examination procedures to facilitate understanding of the pathomechanics resulting from a leg length discrepancy. 
    • Propose intrinsic and extrinsic remedies for the gait abnormalities seen.
    Hour 3
    • Provide an overview of orthotic therapy
    • Review orthotic casting processes and contrast differences and potential pitfalls in them
    • Discuss common problems arising from orthotic prescription (blisters, pain during use, pressure spots, etc)
    • Propose mechanisms for why problems occur biomechanically
    • Present remedies for common problems that arise
    Hour 4
    • 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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    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

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    Boundary Training 101
    Gender Roles and Traits

    1.0

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    • Discuss the concept of Gender as it relates to society, language and culture
    • Identify Gender roles in Western Society
    • Recognize innate gender traits in males and females
    • Summarize socially imposed gender traits


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 101 - 112
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 102
    Gender, Power and the Doctor Patient Relationship

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    • Identify aspects of male and female psychological development
    • Relate basic concepts of Gender and Power
    • List female and male leadership factors
    • Discuss gender and the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Identify the ways which gender affects the Doctor/Patient relationship


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 103
    Sexuality and the Doctor Patient Relationship

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    • Describe what accounts for the differences, in practice style and patient care, between males and females healthcare providers
    • Define differing sexualities in western culture
    • Review sexuality as it relates to the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Identify misconceptions in personal definitions of male, female, power and sexuality
    • Recognize when Power is misused and becomes a threat


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 104

    Touch and the Doctor Patient Relationship


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    • Define Touch as it relates to perception, gender and culture
    • Discuss the giving up of power as it relates to patients and touch
    • Recognize the perception, intention, and uses of touch
    • Perform an analysis of individual conceptions of gender and sexuality


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 105
    Practical Applications Gender, Sexuality, Touch, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

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    • Perform an exercise to identify personal concepts of touch
    • Create practical applications for healthcare practitioners with regard to gender, touch, and sexuality
    • Define sexual misconduct
    • Recognize the difference between sexual misconduct and sexual harassment
    • Critique different models of misconduct


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 106
    Examples and Common Fears About Sexual Misconduct; Caring for the Abused Patient

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    • Describe how misconduct occurs
    • Distinguish between different types of offenders
    • Give examples of case studies in sexual misconduct
    • Identify common fears and misconceptions of sexual misconduct
    • Specify important concepts of treated a patient who has a history of abuse


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 107

    Consent, Power Issues, Adherence vs.Compliance, Risk Levels One Faces as A Healthcare Provider


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    • Define professional boundaries and relate the issue of consent
    • Describe the three types of power, the three patterns of power, and how power is used
    • Discuss the differences between adherence vs. compliance and transference vs. countertransference
    • Identify anatomical risk levels for touch


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 108
    Safe Touch Guidelines and Strategies For Safe Touching

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    • Develop safe touch guidelines
    • Create a set of office based interventions and patient based interventions in the development of safe practice strategies
    • Define educational interventions for safe practice strategies
    • Define the basics of the supervision for a safe practice strategy


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 109
    Safe Practice Analysis; Risk Factor Analysis - Self Assessments

    1.0

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    • Develop and outline for safe practice analysis
    • Perform a risk factor analysis
    • Execute a healthcare provider questionnaire
    • Create a staff evaluation to implement at the office


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 110
    Buddy and Supervisor Evaluations

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    • Develop and implement a buddy/supervisor evaluation of the healthcare provider and staff
    • Develop and implement a patient evaluation of the healthcare provider and staff
    • Create a system of analysis for the buddy/supervisor, healthcare provider, staff and patient evaluations


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 111

    Making Necessary Changes in One's Office/Practice; Diffusing Attractions


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


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 112
    Dealing with Attractions; Creating A Safe Practice

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    • Develop guidelines of dealing with a patient who is attracted to you
    • Develop guidelines of dealing with feeling an attraction
    • Discuss the six factors for a safe practice
    • Describe the new partnership between healthcare providers and patients


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 113

    Issues of Sexual Misconduct and Gender Sensitivity


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    • Define and discuss professional boundaries
    • Define and discuss sexual misconduct
    • Sensitize The D.C. To Issues Relating to Sexual Interaction With The Patient
    • Discuss the problem of sexual misconduct, either real or perceived
    • Define and discuss specific examination procedures
    • Provide methods for recording examinations and incidents
    • Discuss case of alleged sexual misconduct
    • Discuss strategies to avoid misunderstandings that may lead to charges of sexual misconduct

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Boundary Training 117
    Professional Boundaries in the Disbility Commnity

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    • Recognize disability in your practice.  Today one in five Americans has a disability and this percent will continue to increase because of medical advances and the aging of our population.
    • Become familiar with the range of disabilities including those involving mobility, hearing, speech, vision as well as the wide range of non-apparent disabilities.
    • Integrate the course's Seven Themes for Setting Appropriate Boundaries with the Disability Community into your everyday practice.
    • Avoid limiting beliefs about what people with disability can or cannot do.  Today people with disability have access to technological and other adaptive techniques that make full inclusion possible.
    • Gain disability competence through skillful navigation of physical boundaries as well as psychological, emotional and social boundaries.


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    Boundary Training 118
    Culture and Needs of Different Disabilities the Journey Toward Inclusion: Language, Law, Technology Medicine

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    • Appreciate how your patients with disability have learned to adapt so you can work with their adaptive techniques and compensatory skills.
    • Integrate do’s and don’ts about how to respond to specific disabilities.
    • Surface – and learn to overcome – your hidden prejudices and stereotypes.
    • Recognize how non-apparent disabilities can impact effective communication, compliance and other important health care outcomes.
    • Familiarize yourself with legislative and technological breakthroughs that can support your patients during healing and recovery.


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    Boundary Training 119

    Inclusive Employment in the Growing Health Care Sector Creating an Inclusive Environment Anxiety, Pity and Other Uncomfortable Feelings


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    • Recognize the barriers that people with disability face in securing employment and aim to dismantle those barriers whenever you can.
    • Become familiar with specific workplace accommodations for employees with disability.  These can be easy to execute and inexpensive.
    • Commit to making your own workplace more inclusive by adopting simple changes to aid employees as well as patients.
    • Accept your own uncomfortable feelings about disability in order to move beyond their grip.


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    Boundary Training 120
    Boundaries for Health Care Providers - Part 1

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

    Kathleen Boland, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

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    Boundary Training 121
    Boundaries for Health Care Providers - Part 2

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

    Kathleen Boland, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

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    Breathing Essentials 201 - 207
    9.0

    $180.00 USD

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    Course Group includes all Breathing Essentials Courses numbered 201 through 207

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

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    CBD 201
    CBD and Manual Therapy: The Unspoken Symbiosis

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    • Discuss the place cannabis products have in healthcare.
    • Recall the historic relevance cannabidiol (CBD) has in patient care.
    • Analyze which manual therapeutic modalities best compliment CBD usage and apply it to their practice.
    • Discuss federal and state laws that apply to CBD use within their practice.
    • Assess and differentiate between different CBD products to find that best suits their personal/ professional use.

    Jodi Jacobs, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201 - 207
    10.0

    $200.00 USD

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    Course Group includes all Chiropractic and Pregnancy Courses numbered 201 thru 207

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 208 - 212
    6.0

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    Course Group includes all Chiropractic and Pregnancy Courses numbered 208 thru 212

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

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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

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    Chiropractic Principles CA125

    Philosophy for the CA


    2.0

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

    Robert Affolter, DC

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    Chiropractic Principles CA126

    Philosophy for the CA


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

    Robert Affolter, DC

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    Compliance 103
    Medicare Documentation for Physical and Occupational Therapy

    1.0

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    • List and describe each Medicare required document, content requirements and timing rules
    • Summarize and explain Medicare’s documentation requirements and how to comply with those requirements to improve patient care
    • Examine and review how Medicare reviews PT and OT documentation
    • Describe how to demonstrate and document medical necessity in order to treat patients and prepare for a potential appeal


    Zachary Edgar JD, LLM

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    Compliance 202

    State and National Requirements for Office Policy and Procedure


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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Compliance 204

    Improved Compliance via Self Audit


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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Compliance 205

    Compliance Factors to Consider with Insurance Billing and Follow Up


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Compliance 206

    Year End Financial Compliance


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Compliance 207

    Patient Financial Standard Operating Procedure


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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Compliance 208
    The Eight Steps to OIG Compliance Simplified

    1.0

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

  • Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Cultural Competency 201

    Developing the Knowledge and Skills in Caring for Those From Other Races and Cultures


    1.0

    $22.00 USD

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    • Develop an appreciation of the impact of culture group, minority group and racial group on the health care relationship
    • Increase sensitivity, knowledge and skills to promote effective intercultural interactions
    • Identify the professional's own cultural identity/judgments /biases and their impact on their behavior and how they are perceived by clients and patients
    • Recognize cultural variables that appear in verbal and non-verbal communication
    • Examine the influence of culture in our patient population
    • Differentiate the provider's culture

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Cultural Competency 202

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


    1.0

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    • Examine the historical background of the various Latino/Hispanic groups in the U.S.
    • Develop the skills needed to care for people from Spanish speaking parts of the world
    • Increase our understanding of the cultural traits of Latino/Hispanic groups in the U.S.
    • Summarize specific traits of various Latino/Hispanic groups
    • Recognize how we can narrow the gap between us

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Cultural Competency 203

    Become a Culturally Competent Provider - Caring for: Asians, Blacks, Middle Easterners, etc.


    1.0

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    • Develop an appreciation of the impact of culture group, minority group and racial group on the health care relationship.
    • Increase sensitivity, knowledge and skills to promote effective intercultural interactions.
    • Identify our own provider culture/judgments /biases and their impact.
    • Examine characteristics of Asians, Blacks and Middle Easterners.
    • Summarize how to care for patients of these three ethnic/racial groups and how to narrow the gap between us
    • Develop an understanding/plan of how to reach out to these populations.

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Cultural Competency 204

    Understanding Cultural Competence in Health Care


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    • Describe cultural diversity
    • Recognize the need for cultural competence in health care
    • Explain the concept of health disparity
    • Define culture and cultural competence
    • Differentiate between the concepts of culture, race, ethnicity, diversity, and minority
    • Describe the Cultural Competence Continuum
    • Discuss the interdependency between the levels of cultural competence

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cultural Competency 205

    Culture: Perspectives, Myths, and Misconceptions


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    • Discuss the evolution of multicultural policy
    • Describe the phases of multiculturalism
    • Discuss three major perspectives on culture and diversity that have influenced healthcare literature and practice
    • Identify the common myths and misconceptions associated with culture
    • Recognize the paradoxical dilemmas associated with cultural competence

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cultural Competency 206
    The case for cultural competence in Health Care

    1.0

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

    Jodi Jacobs, DC

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

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

    Jodi Jacobs, DC

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    Cultural Competency 208
    1.0

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

    Jodi Jacobs, DC

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

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

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


    Jodi Jacobs, DC

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    Cultural Competency CA101

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


    1.0

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    • Develop an appreciation of the impact of culture group, minority group and racial group on the health care relationship
    • Increase sensitivity, knowledge and skills to promote effective intercultural interactions
    • Identify the professional's own cultural identity/judgments /biases and their impact on their behavior and how they are perceived by clients and patients
    • Recognize cultural variables that appear in verbal and non-verbal communication
    • Examine the influence of culture in our patient population
    • Differentiate the provider's culture

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Cultural Competency CA102

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


    1.0

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    • Examine the historical background of the various Latino/Hispanic groups in the U.S.
    • Develop the skills needed to care for people from Spanish speaking parts of the world
    • Increase our understanding of the cultural traits of Latino/Hispanic groups in the U.S.
    • Summarize specific traits of various Latino/Hispanic groups
    • Recognize how we can narrow the gap between us

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Documentation CA60

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


    2.0

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 101

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


    2.0

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 102

    Medicare Documentation - Part 1


    4.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 103

    Medicare Documentation - Part 2


    4.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 104
    Documenting Medical Necessity

    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Define standard of care.
    • Examine the requirements of Chiropractic documentation.
    • Evaluate Chiropractic care and the functional relationship.
    • Review state specific examples of documentation requirements.
    • Discuss what is mean by episode of care.

     Hour 2

    • Establish the baseline of care.
    • Identify the inadequacies of intake forms.
    • Comply with the requirements of the initial encounter report.
    • Review the consultation documentation in various case scenarios.
    • Apply appropriate medical decision-making processes and documentation.

     Hour 3

    • Examine the Documentation Requirements of a SOAP Note.
    • Utilize PART in documentation.
    • Utilize outcome assessment tests in documenting medical necessity of care.
    • Identify Assessment and its relationship to medical necessity.
    • Solidify elements of the treatment plan to support medical necessity.
    • Apprise utilization management and review analysis of documentation.

    Mario Fucinari, DC, CPCO, CPPM, CIC

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    Documentation 149
    Avoiding Pitfalls with Evaluation & Management Services

    1.0

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    • Demonstrate understanding of the key elements of revised E/M services
    • 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
    • Apply the new algorithm to appropriately code for E/M services under the 2021 model
    • Discover how to still demonstrate Medical Necessity with the revised E/M codes
    • Determine why history and examination are still needed

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 153
    Documenting Bodily/Personal Injury Cases

    4.0

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

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

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    Documentation 154

    Risk Management Considerations for Documentation


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    • Develop the skills for medical documentation record-keeping for proper patient care
    • Recognize the importance and benefits of documentation methodology from the standpoint of risk management
    • Identify selected documentation problems and errors
    • Summarize recommendations for improving patient care documentation for those Doctors not using an EHR

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

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    Documentation 157

    Clinical Documentation


    2.0

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Documentation 158

    ICD-10


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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Documentation 160

    ICD-10: Navigating the Coding Maze


    1.0

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 161

    Keys to Clinical Documentation


    2.0

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 162

    Regs and Risk Management with Maintenance Care


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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 163

    Documenting for Medical Necessity of Manual Therapies


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 164

    Compliance with Federal Guidelines for Timed Physical Medicine Procedures


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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 165

    Compliant Coding and Documentation for all Chiropractic Techniques


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 167

    The Life Cycle of a Patients Chart


    1.0

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

    Colleen Auchenbach, DC

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    Documentation 168

    The Secrets of Chiro-Compliant Coding


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 169

    Triage Your Patients with Compliant Treatment


    1.0

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

    April Lee, DC, CPCO

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    Documentation 170

    Medicare and the Quality Payment Program


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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 171

    Ancillary Services: Yes, You Have to Document Those Too


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 172

    In-Processing Federal Patients: Active or Maintenance


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 173

    Why Render A Prognosis? Defining the Problem


    5.0

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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Documentation 173 - 174
    6.0

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    Hour 1 - 5

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

    Hour 6

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

    Course Group includes all Documentation Courses numbered 173 thru 174

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    Documentation 174

    Compliant Documentation for Adjusting Multiple Spinal Regions


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 176

    Document Clinical Rationale for Active Care Rehab


    1.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 177

    The Ideal Documentation for an Episode of Care


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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 178

    Documenting and Coding for Unproven, Investigational or Experimental Procedures


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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 179

    Documentation Nuances for All Interested Parties


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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 182
    The 5 Documentation Mistakes You're Probably Making

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 184
    Minimize Medicare Risk for Peace of Mind

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 185
    Managing Risk through Compliant Documentation and Coding

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

    Colleen Auchenbach, DC

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    Documentation 186
    Medicare Billing Compliance Made Simple

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 186 - 188
    4.0

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 188
    Documentation and Coding of Exercise Services

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 189
    The Art and Science of Diagnosis Coding

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

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    Documentation 192
    Medicare Mastery Part 1 Medicare Fundamental Regulations

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 193
    Medicare Mastery Part 2 Complicated Compliance in Medicare

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

  • Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 194
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    • Recognize the key documentation requirements and components required to be eligible to treat Veterans Administration referrals
    • Compose documentation that meets these required VA elements, while avoiding missteps most commonly found in denials and audits
    • Appraise and self-audit the VA process from referral through discharge,
    • Determine key factors known to be often missing, and understand what to do to correct the deficiency
    • Demonstrate the proactive steps to take in treating VA patients from clinical and financial submisisons

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 195
    Documenting Compliantly for Your Audience

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 197
    The Clinical and Written Diagnosis Process

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 198
    Routine Visits are Often Far from Routine

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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

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    Hour One: Documentation and Compliance Overview, Rules and Regulations

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

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

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

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

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

     Hour Four: The Risks Associated Billing and Financial Compliance Regulations

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 200
    ICD 10 Documentation

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

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    Emergency Procedures 101

    Preparing for Common Medical Emergencies


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    • Know how to prepare for a medical emergency
    • Review four emergency medical conditions: Stroke, Heart Attack, Difficulty Breathing, Diabetic Emergencies
    • Recognize the causes, symptoms and signs for these emergencies
    • Understand how to provide the appropriate emergency treatments

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Emergency Procedures 102

    Developing an Emergency Preparedness Manual for Your Office and Review CPR Changes


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    • Gain the knowledge to develop an Emergency Preparedness Manual for your office
    • Define crisis management procedures in advance for fires, child abduction, workplace violence, bomb threats and other situations
    • Explain the importance of an emergency continuity plan
    • Recognize why CPR was changed and compare the new rules
    • Perform more effective CPR even before you refresh your certification

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Emergency Procedures 103

    Preparing for Altered Mental Status, Burns and Allergic Reactions


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    • Recognize Altered Mental Status and apply the appropriate emergency response
    • Distinguish types of Burns, their mechanisms of injury and pathophysiology
    • Plan for the treatment of burns and the appropriate emergency response
    • Apply and use the Rule of Nines
    • Recognize Allergic Reactions, discuss their pathophysiology and the proper emergency response

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Emergency Procedures 104

    Reacting to Emergencies Outside your Office


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    • Identify the most common emergencies that occur on airline flights
    • Describe what may be expected of you in caring for a patient at high altitude
    • Describe what resources and equipment may be available to you as an in flight medical provider
    • Observe important clinical differences seen on examination of patients on airplanes
    • Demonstrate to patients skills to prevent medical emergencies during air travel

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Emergency Procedures CA10

    Preparing for Common Emergencies


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    • Know how to prepare for a medical emergency
    • Review four emergency medical conditions: Stroke, Heart Attack, Difficulty Breathing, Diabetic Emergencies
    • Recognize the causes, symptoms and signs for these emergencies
    • Understand how to provide the appropriate emergency treatments

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Ethics 101

    Ethical Communications


    2.0

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


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Ethics 102

    The Ethics Of The Doctor/Patient Connection - Getting it Right!


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    • Determine how critical it is for us to take excellent are of ourselves
    • Indicate the ways in which we can stay healthy physically, mentally and emotionally
    • Examine the impact of stress on providers
    • Recognize the issue of burnout
    • Demonstrate the fiduciary duty that providers have

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Ethics 103
    Avoiding Inappropriate Contact with Patients

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

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    Ethics 104
    Professional Boundaries and Ethics for the Business

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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Ethics 105
    Ethics of Patient Encouragement - The Placebo Effect

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

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Ethics 106
    Dealing with the Inappropriate Patient Ethically and Effectively

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

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Ethics 107
    Ethics and Law

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    Hour 1

    • Define Ethics
    • Review various ethical issues recently reported on
    • Identify ethics as related to the whistleblower
    • Discuss Ethical standards specific to laws in various states

    Hour 2

    • Discuss Ethical standards specific to laws in various states (cont’d)
    • Summarize awareness related to anti-discrimination
    • Classify various aspects of professional boundaries and sexual misconduct

    Mario Fucinari, DC, CPCO, CPPM, CIC

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    Ethics for Professionals 101

    Morality and Ethics in Professional Practice


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


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Ethics for Professionals 102

    Ethical Problems, Ethical Distress and Ethical Dilemma's


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


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Ethics for Professionals 103

    The Analysis of Ethical Problems in Professional Life


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


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Ethics for Professionals 104

    Ethics of Confidential Information


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


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Ethics for Professionals 105

    Informed Consent


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


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Exploring Subluxation Neurology Part 1
    Bridging the Gap Part 1

    8.0

    $240.00 USD

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    • Explore contemporary healthcare issues from the perspective of Robert Lustig, MA and John Abramson, MD.
    • Integrate the relevance of these issues to the chiropractic profession.
    • Evaluate at the concept of evidence-based “medicine,” especially the “randomized controlled trial,” and describe how it applies to the chiropractic profession.
    • Discriminate recent examples of “randomized controlled trials,” especially as related to pain syndromes and opioid drugs.Discusss the importance of the 2021 Nobel Prize for the chiropractic profession and mechanical-based care.
    • Detail the physiology of the Piezo1 mechanical receptor.
    • Introduce the concepts of mechanical function and mechanical neurology.
    • Integrate the importance of the cerebellum to mechanical integrity and mechanical based care.
    • Explain a randomized clinical trial that supports mechanical-based chiropractic care for visceral physiology.
    • Distinguish the basic physiology of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine.
    • State the basic physiology of the neurotransmitter dopamine.
    • Outline the basic physiology of the neurotransmitter serotonin.
    • Integrate the balance of the neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin.
    • Recite the relationship between the neurotransmitters dopamine, epinephrine and norepinephrine.
    • Explore the concept of Heart Rate Variability (HRV).
    • Integrate upper cervical chiropractic care, spinal chiropractic care, and HRV.

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Gender and Sensitivity 101

    Professional Boundaries in Healthcare Relationship; Harassment vs. Misconduct


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    • Examine the impact of sexual boundaries on the health care relationship
    • Recognize the most common misconceptions about sexual boundaries
    • Distinguish between sexual misconduct and sexual harassment
    • Demonstrate the need for providing safety for patients
    • Identify the inherent dangers of being in a power position

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Gender and Sensitivity 102

    Caring for Those Who Have Been Sexually Abused; Patient Protection Protocol


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    • Define sex abuse
    • Identify the characteristics of an abused individual
    • Appraise the effects of abuse on the health care relationship
    • Create an individualized Patient Protection Protocol
    • Develop office procedures and policies that will create a safe and comfortable environment for all patients

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Geriatrics 103 - 106
    12.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Geriatrics 103 through 106

    Course Group includes all Geriatrics Courses numbered 103 through 106

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

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    Geriatrics 107

    Clinical Care and Risk of Falls


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    • Review evidence-based recommendations regarding best practices for chiropractic care of older adults
    • Outline the relationship between individual sagittal posture and risk falling in an elderly back pain population
    • Explore the cost impact of utilizing chiropractic in older patients with chronic low back pain and multiple comorbidities
    • Examine the effectiveness of nonpharmacological therapies for dizziness in older people
    • Assess the impact of chiropractic care on measures of sensorimotor function associated with the risk of falls in older adults

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Geriatrics 108
    Older & Bolder: Chiropractic Care for Healthy Aging

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    • Summarize the United Nations (UN) Decade of Healthy Aging and its initiatives
    • Describe challenges specific to conducting clinical research on older patients
    • Examine epidemiological trends and opportunities related to an aging population
    • Define agism and elderspeak
    • Explore relevant concepts of, and goals for, healthy aging
    • Outline relevant clinical considerations for aging patients in a chiropractic practice
    • Specify red flags in older patients that would warrant clinical referral
    • Assess general function in elderly patients using simple clinical tests
    • Examine our unique clinical opportunities (and challenges) relating to providing chiropractic care for older patients
    • Recognize the clinical impact of multi-site pain in elderly patients
    • Cite existing data on chiropractic care patterns for older patients
    • Summarize and critique the existing body of research on chiropractic care for spinal conditions in older patients
    • Explore the relationship between hip and spine function in elderly patients
    • Integrate existing literature pertaining to the patient experience and understand what matters to them
    • Summarize best practices for providing chiropractic care for older patients
    • Discuss the rational use of imaging in chiropractic practice
    • Define osteoarthritis and review the societal impact of this condition
    • Identify risk factors for the development of osteoarthritis
    • Outline our current state of knowledge on the pathophysiology and diagnosis of osteoarthritis
    • Appraise the state of the evidence regarding general treatment recommendations for osteoarthritis
    • Explore the scientific literature regarding various treatment modalities for osteoarthritis
    • Recognize the value of exercise for managing osteoarthritis
    • Critique the literature regarding common medical interventions for osteoarthritis
    • Define lumbar spinal stenosis and review the societal impact of this condition
    • Classify pathognomonic signs and symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Differentiate lumbar spinal stenosis from other clinical conditions
    • Breakdown the evolving evidence relating to the management of lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Discover the important role chiropractic can play in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Outline our current state of knowledge on the pathophysiology and diagnosis of degenerative cervical (spondylotic) myelopathy
    • Recognize the importance of identifying this pathology in aging patients to facilitate appropriate care

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Got Documentation 201
    The Problem Oriented Medical Record - Taking a Great History

    3.0

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 201 - 204
    12.0

    $216.00 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

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    Got Documentation 202
    Medical Necessity - Determining the Justification of Treatment

    3.0

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

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 203
    Assessment and Plan - The required elements of an Assessment and justification of therapeutic procedures, including CMT

    3.0

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 204
    Personal Injury - How to properly and ethically manage a traumatically injured patient

    3.0

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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

    1.0

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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

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    Government HIPAA and Cybersecurity Compliance 201 - 208
    8.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed in Government HIPAA and Cybersecurity Compliance 201 - 208

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

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

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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

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    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

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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

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

    1.0

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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

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

    1.0

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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

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

    1.0

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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

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    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

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

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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

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

    1.0

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

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

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    HIPAA 202

    Security Risk Management- A HIPAA Requirement


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

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

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    HIPAA 203

    Getting a Handle on HIPAA Privacy


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

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

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

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

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

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    HIPAA Made Simple

    HIPAA Protocols and Compliance Standards


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    • Discuss the history of HIPAA and its application to the Chiropractic office
    • Interpret the terminology of HIPAA i.e.: PHI, IIHI, NPP, TPO, NPI, EIN, EDI, etc.
    • Contrast covered entities vs. non-covered entities
    • Create a HIPAA compliant practice
    • Utilize appropriate Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), code sets, identifiers, security and privacy
    • Apply the Privacy Rule, Patient Consent Form, Notice of Privacy Practices, Patient Authorization, Business Associate Agreements, Appointments of Privacy Officers and Staff training
    • Provide patient their proper rights as it pertains to access of their medical information, records and your practice etc

    • NOTE:  This program includes a compliance manual and the forms you need to make your office HIPAA compliant

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    HIPAA Training CA62
    2.0

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    History Taking CA70
    Taking a Proper History

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Hydrotherapy and Spa Applications
    1.0

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

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    IASTM 201 - 203

    Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations to the Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity and the Spine


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1

    • List 3 factors which impact the mechanical properties of fascia
    • Recall 3 important functions of fascia
    • Cite 3 negative biological effects of fibrosis
    • Describe 3 proposed neurophysiological effects of IASTM
    • Itemize three biological effects of IASTM

    Hour 2

    • Cite 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
    • Provide 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
    • Enumerate 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
    • when using IASTM for musculoskeletal disorders.
    • List 2 features of IASTM tools and the effect that these features have on the treatment effect (tissue penetration)
    • Summarize 5 IASTM basic stroke techniques
    • Apply IASTM techniques for over 30 common upper quarter musculoskeletal conditions

    Hour 3

    • Outline 3 general purposes for using instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilizations (IASTM) for lower quarter musculoskeletal disorders.
    • Recall 3 clinical indications for using IASTM to the hip
    • State 3 clinical indications for providing IASTM to the lumbar spine
    • Present 3 clinical indications for using IASTM for knee-related musculoskeletal disorders
    • Itemize 3 clinical conditions of the lower leg and foot for which IASTM would be appropriate

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Implicit Bias
    The Connection of Implicit Bias: Barriers to Care and Disparities in Access to and the Delivery of Health Care

    2.0

    $19.00 USD

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    • Define the concepts of implicit bias and equitable access to health care
    • Describe historical factors impacting trust in the medical system
    • Recognize and understand the impact of implicit bias on perception, judgment, and actions that may result in inequitable decision making, failure to effectively communicate, and barriers or disparities in access to and the delivery of health care services
    • Identify appropriate methods of addressing implicit bias
    • Identify strategies to ensure that healthcare providesr are enhancing access to care and reducing disparities in the access to and delivery of healthcare services (e.g., understanding differences in needs of diverse population, establishing diversity and inclusion initiatives, and working to enhance personal cultural sensitivity)

    NCCAOM Approved for 2 hours of Ethics:  By registering for this course, I understand that the information in this course presented by the Provider and/orInstructor(s) is for educational purposes only and should only be applied with appropriateclinical judgment and used by a trained and licensed practitioner. Governmental laws andregulations vary from region to region and the contents of this course vary in permissibleusage. The participant is required to check their local, state, and federal laws and regulationsregarding the practice requirements and scope of practice issues and the use of theinformation of this course including, but not limited to, theory, herbal medicine, andacupuncture. I acknowledge that NCCAOM does not endorse any specific treatment regimensof any kind. Furthermore, if I use any modalities or treatments taught in this course, I agree towaive, release, indemnify, discharge, and covenant not to sue NCCAOM from and against anyliability, claims, demands, or causes of action whatsoever, arising out of any injury, loss, ordamage that a person may sustain related to the use of the information in this course. I understand that this Release is governed by the laws of District of Columbia, U.S.A. and shallsurvive the termination or expiration of this course.


    This course is being offered in partnership with OnlineCE.com, ChiroCredit.com, and PharmCon; divisions of Knowfully Learning Group

    Jeanine Abrons, PharmD, MS

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    Infectious Disease 101
    Evidence Based Decontamination for Manual Providers

    1.0

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    • Define the terminology of decontamination, disinfection and sterilization in a clinical setting.
    • Explain the basis of universal precautions and its implementation
    • Discuss the latest research and evidence for risk of treatment table contamination in chiropractic and manual therapy offices.
    • Learn the recommended evidence based disinfection methods of clinician hands, tables and equipment for manual providers.
    • Identify the Spaulding Classification System for disinfection and sterilization of patient care items and equipment.


    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Intro to Hormones 101a

    Overview of All Hormones With Special Focus on Estrogen Dominance, Metabolic Syndrome, Adrenal Fatigue


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    • Recall and integrate the function of the individual endocrine organs and all hormones into the diagnosis and treatment plan
    • Identify the causative factors present in the patient that led to a hormonal imbalance
    • Discuss Estrogen Dominance and thus educate the patient
    • Diagnose Metabolic Syndrome
    • Differentiate Adrenal Fatigue from menopause and perimenopause
    • Explain lifestyle modifications to the patient
    • Prepare for the intricacies of treating the hormonally imbalanced patient

    Robin Mayfield, DC

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    Laser 215 - 216
    12.0

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    Laser 219
    Practical Personal Injury

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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

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

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 206

    Evaluation of the Adolescent Overhead Athlete


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    • Summarize the relationship between glenohumeral internal rotation deficit (GIRD), SLAP tears, posterior impingement, scapula dyskinesis and shoulder micro-instability
    • Effectively diagnose SLAP tears, posterior impingement, scapula dyskinesis and shoulder mico-instability using screening and clinical tests.
    • Cite common pitching pathomechanics and describe their association with specific elbow injuries.
    • Paraphrase the peel back model for SLAP tears
    • Relate proper pitching biomechanics with injury prevention strategies for the adolescent overhead athlete

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 207

    Joint and Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques for the Shoulder-Scapula Complex


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    • Define and differentiate the anatomical relationship between the rotator cuff muscles and the glenohumeral joint capsule
    • Gain deeper insight into the causes and treatment of scapula dyskinesia
    • Describe and perform contemporary scapula mobilization techniques
    • Apply innovative soft tissue mobilization techniques to patients with shoulder hypomobility
    • Perform soft tissue mobilization techniques for sub deltoid bursitis

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 208

    Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Scapula Dyskinesia


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    • Classify functional anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder - scapula complex
    • Apply current strategies for the evaluation of patients with scapular disorders
    • Perform innovative  scapular mobilization techniques for the patient with scapular dyskinesia
    • Differentiate the relationship between scapular dyskinesia, soft tissue/muscle tightness, and shoulder pathology
    • Integrate a systematic scapular muscle training program / protocol for patients with scapular dyskinesia

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 209

    Evaluation and Management of the TMJ


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    • Discuss the prevalence and etiology of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD)
    • Define the anatomy of the TMJ and surrounding facial structures.
    • Recognize the three most common causes of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) seen within the chiropractic practice.
    • Outline various types of pain referral sources to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
    • Evaluate the TMJ using physical examination procedures
    • Compare and contrast TMJ synovitis and capsulitis
    • Distinguish the difference between anterior disc displacements with and without reduction
    • Describe standard imaging processes ordered for specific TMJ conditions
    • Outline various conservative management options for temporomandibular disorders
    • Construct a treatment plan for a typical patient with temporomandibular dysfunction
    • Apply specific myofascial techniques for the muscles of mastication
    • Define the co-management care of a dental professional with patients presenting temporomandibular joint dysfunction

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 210

    Upper Extremity I


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    • Discuss the state of the literature on common treatment options for adhesive capsulitis
    • Apply an effective and streamlined exercise program in the management of subacromial impingement
    • Recognize the value of radial nerve mobilization in patients with thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis
    • Appraise the potential value of adding low-level laser therapy to other interventions for subacromial impingement
    • Summarize the state of the literature regarding Kinesiotape for preventing sports injuries

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 210 - 215
    12.0

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    Course Group includes all Management of Common Conditions Courses numbered 210 thru 215

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    Management of Common Conditions 213

    Conservative Management of Parkinson's Disease


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    • Present literature based dietary recommendations for Parkinson’s disease symptom management
    • Discuss literature based exercise recommendations for Parkinson’s disease symptom management, with an emphasis on aerobic exercise
    • Review the literature regarding acupuncture for Parkinson’s disease symptom management
    • Discuss lifestyle modifications that can be helpful with Parkinson’s disease symptom management

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 214

    Shoulder Pain


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    Hour 1

    • Discuss shoulder anatomy.
    • Differentiate the causes of shoulder pain
    • Assess joint mobility and muscle function.
    • Apply manual manipulation to reduce shoulder dysfunction.
    • Incorporate rehab techniques to restore strength and flexibility.

    Hour 2

    • Discuss scapulo-thoracic anatomy.
    • Define the causes of scapulo-thoracic pain.
    • Assess joint mobility and muscle function.
    • Apply manual manipulation to reduce scapular dysfunction.
    • Introduce rehab techniques to restore strength and mobility.

    Hour 3

    • Discuss gleno-humeral anatomy.
    • Define the causes of gleno-humeral pain.
    • Assess joint mobility and muscle function.
    • Apply manual manipulation to reduce joint dysfunction.
    • Introduce rehab techniques to restore strength and mobility.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 215

    Concussion: Return to Play Guidelines


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    Hour 1

    • Discuss concussion causes and pathophysiology.
    • Introduce return to play guidelines.
    • Explore other return to lifestyle guidelines.
    • Understand modifying factors for RTP.
    • Examine concussion grading procedures.

    Hour 2

    • Review tools for concussion evaluation.
    • Understand the health concerns of pediatric athletes.
    • Incorporate strategies for pediatric patients.
    • Apply pediatric RTP guidelines for football.

    Hour 3

    • Investigate medico-legal issues of RTP.
    • Explore appropriate documentation standards.
    • Read state concussion law development.
    • Compare professional Position Papers.
    • Discuss the role of Chiropractors.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 216

    Evaluation and Management of Common Upper and Lower Extremity Conditions


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    Hour 1

    • Describe techniques and principles of examination for peripheral joints
    • Identify important surface anatomy of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand
    • Identify normal range of motion of the joints of the upper extremity
    • Describe how to perform an examination of the upper extremity
    • Recognize common musculoskeletal abnormalities 

    Hour 2

    • Outline special maneuvers for the evaluation of carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Outline special maneuvers for the evaluation of shoulder impingement syndrome
    • Identify important landmarks necessary for the exam of lower extremities
    • Describe the physical examination technique for the lower extremities
    • Interpret normal findings, including range of motion of the hip, knee and ankle
    • Recognize some common abnormal findings through physical examination
    • Describe some special maneuvers for examination of the hip, knee and ankle

    Hour 3

    • Outline special maneuvers for the evaluation of knee instability.
    • Outline special maneuvers for the evaluation of an inversion ankle sprain
    • Distinguish the differences between anterior interosseous membrane syndrome and tibial stress fracture.
    • Design a treatment plan for acute patients with myofascial dysfunction for the upper and lower extremities.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 217

    Acute Concussion Management


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    Hour 1

    • Describe pathophysiology as it relates to concussions. 
    • Discuss the diagnosis and prognosis of concussions.
    • Review concussion red flags and dangers of manipulation.
    • Understand the health concerns of pediatric athletes.
    • Explore diagnostic tests to evaluate concussion status.

    Hour 2

    • Demonstrate non-thrust treatment techniques.
    • Introduce the half-somersault maneuver for vertigo relief.
    • Address cranial nerve lesions with manipulation techniques.
    • Explore sleep strategies for concussed patients.
    • Incorporate nutritional support for better brain function.
    • Discuss cardio exercise to stimulate blood flow to the brain.

    Hour 3

    • Apply mobility exercises to improve musculoskeletal function.
    • Integrate PreActive StretchingSM protocols to improve agility.
    • Explain return to lifestyle guidelines.
    • Understand modifying factors for RTP.
    • Compare professional Position Papers.
    • Discuss the role of Chiropractors and concussions.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 218
    Cervicogenic and Tension Headache Research

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    • Update the findings of the Neck Pain Task Force (NPTF) and examine the effectiveness of interventions for the management of headache in patients with neck pain
    • Assess the effectiveness of conservative interventions for cervicogenic headache
    • Examine the extent to which changes in specific cervical spine impairments contribute to the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of treatment for chronic tension-type headache
    • Evaluate existing evidence regarding the reliability and diagnostic accuracy of physical examination tests used for diagnosing cervicogenic headache (CGH)
    • Outline the clinical relevance of the cervical myodural bridge

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 219

    Evaluation and Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis


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    • Recall the clinical definition of adhesive capsulitis, based on shoulder range of motion measurements.
    • List 5 risk factors for adhesive capsulitis.
    • Enumerate the 4 pathophysiological stages of adhesive capsulitis.
    • List and define the 3 sub-components of the tissue-response classification system for adhesive capsulitis.
    • Provide 2 clinical findings for each of the 3 sub-components of the tissue-response classification system for adhesive capsulitis.
    • State 3 treatment guidelines for each of the 3 sub-components of the tissue-response classification system for adhesive capsulitis.
    • Summarize the grades of evidence for common physical therapy interventions (i.e. therapeutic exercise, joint mobilizations, modalities and patient education) for adhesive capsulitis

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 221
    Autonomic Nervous System Response to Injury

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    Hour 1

    • Discuss a functional overview of the Autonomic nervous System
    • Describe Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction specifically associated with neuromusculoskeletal injury
    • Identify the role of the Vagus Nerve in Controlling the Inflammatory cascade with neuromusculoskeletal injury

    Hour 2

    • Include physical examination procedures specific to autonomic nervous system and vagus nerve dysfunction
    • Perform neurological exam procedures specific to autonomic nervous system and vagus nerve dysfunction
    • Perform chiropractic exam procedures specific to autonomic nervous system and vagus nerve dysfunction

    Hour 3

    • Describe therapeutic Protocols for musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system
    • Discuss structural chiropractic treatment protocols of musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system
    • Present phytonutrient protocols for musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DIBAK

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    Management of Common Conditions 223
    Cerebellar Response to Injury

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    Hour 1

    • Discuss a functional overview of the Cerebellar dysfunction
    • Describe Cerebellar Dysfunction specifically associated with neuromusculoskeletal injury
    • Identify the role of the Cerebellum in balance disorders associated with neuromusculoskeletal injuries

    Hour 2

    • Include physical examination procedures specific to the cerebellar system
    • Perform neurological exam procedures specific to the cerebellar system
    • Perform chiropractic exam procedures specific to the cerebellar system

    Hour 3

    • Describe therapeutic Protocols for musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the cerebellum
    • Discuss structural chiropractic treatment protocols of musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the cerebellum
    • Present phytonutrient protocols for musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the cerebellum

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DIBAK

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    Management of Common Conditions 227
    Evaluation and Treatment of Non-Surgical SLAP Lesions

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    • Describe the relationship among SLAP tears, posterior shoulder tightness and scapula dyskinesis  
    • Explain how to perform the modified dynamic labral shear test and summarize the clinical usefulness of this test
    • Cite the clinical prediction rule (CPR) for favorable outcome in patients undergoing conservative management for SLAP lesions
    • Paraphrase the efficacy of conservative treatment for patients with SLAP disorders.
    • List one indication for performing an anterior to posterior mobilization of the humerus on the glenoid (posterior shoulder mobilization) 
    • Identify one appropriate intervention (specific manual technique or exercise) for phase I, phase II and phase III   SLAP rehabilitation program.

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 228
    Evaluation and Treatment of Shoulder Instability: Non-Surgical and Surgical Conditions

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    • Describe the relationship among shoulder micro-instability, scapula dyskinesis and hyperlaxity  
    • Explain how to perform the surprise test and summarize the clinical usefulness of this test
    • Paraphrase the efficacy of conservative treatment for patients with atraumatic shoulder instability.
    • Contrast the difference between a capsule reconstruction/ shift and a capsular repair.
    • Cite 2 major precautions, and corresponding time frames following an anterior capsule reconstruction or repair (during the first 12 weeks)
    • Identify one appropriate intervention (exercise) for phase I, phase II and phase III   post- rehabilitation program following capsular shift / reconstruction or repair

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 229
    Neck Pain & Whiplash

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    • Compare active cervical range of motion in patients with neck pain to those with whiplash or no neck pain
    • Critically appraise and synthesize recommendations of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for the management of common conditions related to traffic collisions
    • Investigated the possibility of posttraumatic cervical artery dissections (including those involving the vertebral artery) in patients who have sustained a whiplash injury in a motor vehicle collision
    • Update findings from the Neck Pain Task Force regarding the effectiveness of manual therapies, passive physical modalities, and acupuncture for the management of whiplash and neck pain
    • Determine which treatments or combinations of treatments are most effective for the management of neck pain- (NAD) and whiplash-associated disorders (WAD)

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 230
    Soft Tissue Treatment - Iliotibial Band Syndrome at the Hip

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    • Discuss the specific pattern of fibrosis development around and within the iliotibial band found with Iliotibial Band Syndrome at the Hip.
    • Discern the effects of the fibrosis and adhesions on the iliotibial band, associated soft tissues and the functional biomechanics of the region.
    • Understand the rules of treatment specific to Iliotibial Band Syndrome at the Hip.
    • Apply modalities and manual methods to treat fibrosis and adhesions in the soft tissue structures around and within the iliofemoral joint as well as associated contracted muscle tissue.
    • Rehabilitate weak and atrophied muscles using stretching, exercise and modalities.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 231
    Soft Tissue Treatment - Plantar Fasciitis

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    • Discuss the specific pattern of fibrosis development around and within the plantar myofascia of the foot.
    • Discern the effects of the fibrosis and adhesions on the plantar fascia, associated soft tissues and the functional biomechanics of the region.
    • Understand the rules of treatment specific to Plantar Fasciitis of the Foot.
    • Apply modalities and manual methods to treat fibrosis and adhesions in the soft tissue structures around and within the foot and ankle joint as well as associated contracted muscle tissue.
    • Rehabilitate weak and atrophied muscles using stretching, exercise and modalities.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 232
    Clinical Research of the Elbow and Shoulder

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    • Justify examination of the cervico-thoracic spinal regions for dysfunction in lateral epicondylalgia patients
    • Explain and identify posterolateral rotary instability (PLRI) of the elbow
    • Optimize clinical assessment and diagnosis for the long head of biceps complex
    • Explore the potential pathological commonalities amongst adhesive capsulitis, metabolic syndrome and low-grade inflammation
    • Discuss current neuroanatomical and biochemical theories as they pertain to shoulder pain and its clinical management

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 233
    Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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    • Assess the effectiveness of three nonsurgical interventions on symptoms, physical function, and physical activity in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Compare the effectiveness of a structured, comprehensive conservative treatment program with a focus on self-management and improved walking ability (including lumbar manipulation, exercise and education) to a self-directed program in patients with neurogenic claudication due to lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Summarize the 2013 North American Spine Society (NASS) clinical guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Examine the literature pertaining to the diagnostic accuracy of available tests for lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Analyze the effectiveness of the 6-week Boot Camp Program for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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

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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

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    Management of Common Conditions 245
    PatelloFemoral Pain Syndrome

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    • Discuss up to date research on the etiology of PatelloFemoral Pain Syndrome
    • Differentiate the diagnosis of patellofemoral pain syndrome from other painful diagnosis of the knee
    • Discuss what interventions are effective in managing patellofemoral pain syndrome
    • Integrate manual techniques with rehabilitative techniques for optimal outcomes in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    • Summarize optimal treatment strategies and plans for the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome

    Nicholas Hedges DC, MS, CCSP

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    Management of Common Conditions 246
    Making Sense of Hip Pain

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    Hour One:

    • List three non-musculoskeletal diagnoses that can affect the hip with referred pain.
    • Describe two symptoms of axial spondyloarthropathy that may mimic posterior gluteal pain
    • Describe sacral insufficiency.
    • List three risk factors of statin involved muscle pain.

     Hour Two:

    • Describe the key features of soft tissue posterior buttock pain.
    • Describe the key features of peripheral nerve related posterior buttock pain.
    • List three variable in the proposed CPR for lumbar radiculopathy.
    • Describe the referral pattern of thoracolumbar involvement.

     Hour Three:

    • List three symptoms of a labral defect of the hip.
    • List two variables for the CPR of Osteoarthritis of the hip.
    • List four factors documented in the clinical presentation of Gluteal tendinopathy.
    • Describe four aspects of the pathomechanics for gluteal tendinopathy


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

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    Management of Common Conditions 247
    Soft Tissue Injuries of the Cervical Spine

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    • Explain the biomechanics of the cervical spine
    • Demonstrate examination of the cervical spine
    • Explain the mechanism of acceleration/deceleration impact
    • Describe pathological conditions of the cervical spine
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for pathological conditions of the cervical spine

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 249
    Chiropractic Checkup from the Neck Up

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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

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    Management of Common Conditions 250
    Soft Tissue Injury of the Elbow Wrist and Hand

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    • Explain the biomechanics of the elbow, wrist and hand.
    • Administer thorough examination of the elbow, wrist and hand.
    • Differentially diagnose the pathological conditions of the elbow, wrist and hand.
    • Perform soft tissue treatments for the elbow, wrist and hand.
    • Apply functional relationships of the elbow, wrist and hand to associated regions for thorough evaluation and treatment.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 251
    Thoracic spine and ribs

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    • Explain the biomechanics of the thoracic spine and ribs 
    • Describe the examination of the thoracic spine and ribs 
    • Describe the pathological conditions of the thoracic spine and ribs 
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for pathological conditions of the thoracic spine and ribs 
    • Define functional relationships of the thoracic spine and ribs with associated regions

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 252
    Chiropractic & Healthy Aging

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    • Investigate the association between brain age and chronic low back pain duration and pain severity 
    • Compare Medicare expenditures over time in older adults with chronic low back pain who initially receive opioid analgesic therapy versus spinal manipulation 
    • Recognize the impact of spinal manipulation on escalation of care and risk of adverse drug events among older Medicare patients with chronic low back pain 
    • Summarize existing clinical practice guidelines on fall prevention and management for older adults 
    • Outline the neuroinflammatory contribution to the development of tissue damage and joint-related pain in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 253
    Injuries in rock climbers

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    • Discuss relevant anatomy associated with specific injuries to climbers
    • Summarize common climbing movements and grip types
    • Apply knowledge of relevant anatomy, movement, and grip types in discussing etiology of climbing injuries
    • Differentiate common presentations of injuries in rock climbers
    • Determine which presentations and etiologies require further interventions such as imaging, surgical consult etc..
    • Briefly describe active management strategies and treatment plans for rock climbing injuries

    Nicholas Hedges DC, MS, CCSP

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    Management of Common Conditions 254
    Low Back Pain Treatment Updates

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    • Summarize the recent NASS clinical guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain 
    • Assess the literature to determine which mode(s) of exercise is/are best for treating chronic low back pain 
    • Discuss the comparative effectiveness of currently available treatments for acute and subacute mechanical non-specific low back pain 
    • Explore how clinicians can optimally facilitate self-management in patients with back pain 
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of Foot Levelers shoe orthotics with and without chiropractic treatment for chronic low back pain as compared with no treatment

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 255
    Hamstrings, Achilles Tendinopathy, Ankle Sprains & Plantar Heel Pain

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    • Explain current best practices for the diagnosis and management of Achilles tendinopathy 
    • Synthesize the evidence from randomized controlled trials to determine the clinical effectiveness of shockwave therapy, either as a monotherapy or part of a multimodal package of care for chronic mid- and insertional-Achilles tendinopathy 
    • Appraise an international, multi-disciplinary consensus statement on return to sport decisions after lateral ankle injuries 
    • Outline best practices in the management of plantar heel pain based on the latest evidence 
    • Establish the effectiveness of the Nordic Hamstring Exercise for preventing hamstring injuries in athletes

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 257 - 259
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    Hour 1:  The TMJ
    • Explain the biomechanics of the TMJ
    • Describe the examination of the TMJ
    • Describe the pathological conditions of the TMJ
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for pathological conditions of the TMJ
    • Define functional relationships of the TMJ with associated regions
    Hour 2:  Soft Tissue Injury and Treatment
    • Explain injury and healing of soft tissues
    • Perform somatic technique and strain/counterstrain
    • Utilize friction massage and post isometric relaxation
    • Perform active release and myofascial release
    • Apply trigger point ultrasound, exercise, stretching and manipulation
    Hour 3 - 6:  The TMJ:  Examination and Treatment
    • Distinguish the anatomical structures involved in TMJ dysfunction, including the temporomandibular joint, mandible, and associated muscles and the different types of jaw movements and their biomechanical implications.
    • Interpret the normal biomechanics of the temporomandibular joint during various jaw movements.
    • Identify the key ligaments and soft tissues supporting the temporomandibular joint and the factors that can lead to abnormal biomechanics and dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint.
    • Explain the role of muscle imbalances and joint misalignments in TMJ dysfunction.
    • Differentiate the relationship between the temporomandibular joint and adjacent anatomical structures.
    • Appraise the various assessment tools used in evaluating TMJ dysfunction, such as patient history, physical examination, and imaging studies.
    • Arrange a comprehensive physical examination of the temporomandibular joint, including range of motion assessment, palpation, loading, stressing, and compressing.
    • Demonstrate the ability to perform a comprehensive evaluation of TMJ dysfunction and posture, including assessing range of motion, muscle strength, joint stability, and postural alignment.
    • Discriminate the indications of differential diagnoses for TMJ dysfunction.
    • Analyze the findings from a TMJ dysfunction and posture assessment to formulate an accurate clinical diagnosis.
    • Develop a holistic approach to managing TMJ dysfunction, considering both conservative and interventional treatment options.
    • Apply specific chiropractic techniques and adjustments aimed at restoring normal joint alignment and function of the temporomandibular joint and about occlusal splints and their use in managing TMJ dysfunction.
    • Propose a role of therapeutic exercises and stretching in improving jaw mobility and strengthening supporting muscles and the importance of patient education and lifestyle modifications in the management of TMJ dysfunction.
    • Develop a treatment plan for patients with TMJ dysfunction and posture issues, incorporating therapeutic exercises, manual therapy techniques, postural re-education, and other appropriate interventions.
    • Evaluate the efficacy of potential benefits and risks associated with various treatment modalities for TMJ dysfunction and posture problems, considering evidence-based practices and patient-specific factors
    • Develop effective communication skills to educate patients about TMJ dysfunction, its causes, and treatment options.
    • Establish efficient and patient-centered procedures for the assessment and management of TMJ dysfunction in a chiropractic practice.
    • Recognize the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in managing complex cases of TMJ dysfunction specific to the role of dentists in assessing and managing occlusal factors contributing to TMJ dysfunction.
    • Foster collaborative relationships with other healthcare providers involved in the management of TMJ dysfunction to ensure coordinated and comprehensive patient care.
    • Stay updated with current research and advancements in the field of TMJ dysfunction and posture, fostering a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development.

    This course contains the same content as found in the individual courses Management of Common Conditions 257, 258 and 259

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    Management of Common Conditions 260
    Soft Tissue Injury of the Ankle and Foot

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    • Explain the biomechanics of the ankle and foot.
    • Administer thorough examination of the ankle and foot.
    • Differentially diagnose the pathological conditions of the ankle and foot.
    • Perform soft tissue treatments for the ankle and foot.
    • Apply functional relationships of the ankle and foot to associated regions for thorough evaluation and treatment.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 261
    Headaches: Classifications and Conditions

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    • Compare headache criteria and classifications from the World Health Organization, International Headache Society and Cleveland Clinic for chronic, acute and traumatic headaches. 
    • Explain primary and secondary headaches for patient comprehension and communication of their condition with other healthcare practitioners. 
    • Devise appropriate history, examination and treatment protocols for your adult and child headache patient.
    • Utilize Headache categories and criteria to accurately diagnose your patient’s condition for migraines, cluster headaches, tension headaches, medication induced headaches, traumatic headaches and more. 
    • Determine headache sequela that may be emergencies for adult and youth headache sufferers.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 262
    Soft Tissue Treatment of the Shoulder

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    • Explain the biomechanics of the shoulder
    • Describe the examination of the shoulder
    • Describe the pathological conditions of the shoulder
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for pathological conditions of the shoulder
    • Define functional relationships of the shoulder with associated regions 

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 263
    Craniopathy and Headaches

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    • Interpret cranial bone, suture and meninges anatomy applicable to the practice of Craniopathy treatment.
    • Relate the principles of Craniopathy and cranial faults to their effect on the brain regarding headaches and other conditions.
    • Assess the temporomandibular joint, cranial faults and the cervical spine as they interrelate for effective headache treatment protocols.
    • Examine cranial bones and sutures using Applied Kinesiology.
    • Apply treatment protocols using Craniopathy for cranial bones and sutures, and manipulative therapeutics and manual methods for treating the TMJ and cervical spine.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 265
    Association Between Sitting & Low Back Pain

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    • Discuss the immediate effect of different sitting postures during a standardized computer task on perceived pain in healthy participants 
    • Analyze the immediate and short-term effects of three common sitting postures (slouched, upright and supported sitting with a backrest) on pain, lumbar range of motion, proprioception and trunk muscle activity in asymptomatic subjects
    • Summarize the evidence regarding the association between objectively measured sitting time and immediate increases in perceived low back pain 
    • Compare the effectiveness of the Smart Work and Life (SWAL) intervention, with and without a height adjustable desk, on daily sitting time during and outside of work

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Mgmt of Common Conditions CA80
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    • Construct examination/radiographic criteria for Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Dissect the elbow as it relates to lateral epicondylitis
    • Develop a diagnostic and treatment approach for adhesive capsulitis
    • Review possible causes of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
    • Create a list of differential diagnoses of foot pain
    • Identify common causes of patellofemoral syndrome
    • Understand knee mechanics relative to patellofemoral syndrome
    • Differentially diagnose patellofemoral syndrome from other knee conditions
    • Define an appropriate treatment program for patellofemoral syndrome
    • Identify common causes of shoulder syndrome
    • Understand functional mechanics of the shoulder relative to impingement syndrome
    • Differentially diagnose shoulder impingement from other shoulder conditions
    • Define an appropriate treatment program for impingement syndrome.
    • Identify common risk factors and causes for CTS
    • Define tests and examination procedures to diagnose CTS
    • List the common conditions important in the differential diagnosis of CTS
    • Develop a chiropractic treatment plan for CTS

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Neurology 116

    Neuropathy - Treatment Applications


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    • Contrast historical versus neuroanatomical theories of acupuncture
    • Describe the 4 basic mechanisms of acupuncture analgesia.
    • Identify and utilize the local, segmental and central effects of acupuncture for neuropathy pain control
    • Combine nutraceutical substances that may enhance the effectiveness of acupuncture
    • Prepare a comprehensive acupuncture point prescription for maximum analgesic effects in patients suffering from neuropathy 
    • Contrast real versus placebo acupuncture and discuss the pitfalls in placebo controlled trials
    • Utilized knowledge of the effects of acupuncture on GABA, Glutamate & 5HTP to maximize acupuncture analgesia in neuropathy patients
    • Utilize basic pharmacognosy to support and enhance the neurotransmitter effects of acupuncture
    • Apply sensory stimulation techniques to promote Neurotrophic factors in nerve repair and regeneration
    • Apply the basic science of acupuncture as a bridge to non-invasive neuromodulation in neuropathy patients

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 214e2

    Bedside Neurological Examination Review


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    • Identify the areas of proper placement of the stethoscope bell in order to auscultate various arteries and other vascular structures available in the head and neck.
    • Perform palpation of the thyroid gland.
    • Perform an examination of the cranial nerves.
    • Evaluate the head and neck for signs of nervous system trauma.
    • Draw out the visual pathways from retina to striate cortex of the occipital lobe.
    • Associate patterns of visual field losses with various portions of optic pathway disease.
    • List retinal areas to evaluate and associated parameters during the fundoscopic examination.
    • Correlate disorders of eye position and movement with peripheral cranial nerve disease, internuclear ophthalmoplegia and gaze palsy’s.
    • List current vertebrobasilar risk assessment options as well as the value and limitations of each.
    • Outline the position of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC) in regard to vertebrobasilar ischemia (VBI) provocative testing in the chiropractic office.
    • Identify suggested effects of elevated homocystine levels above 7.2 umol/L.
    • Perform procedures recommended by the author to evaluate candidates for manipulative therapy.
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions involving the cranial nerves or their central connections.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Nutrition 101
    Resistance Exercise and Lipoprotein, and the Effects of Boswelia and Green Tea

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    • Identify the correlation of resistance exercise and lipoprotein Patterns
    • Discuss the effect of boswelia on arthritis
    • Review the effect of green tea on weight loss
    • Establish the relationship of exercise and water replacement
    • Identify the relationship of red wine and the cardiovascular system

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 102

    Blood Lipids, Probiotics and the Effects of Bromelain and Tea Tree Oil


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    • Distinguish how orange juice can improve blood lipid profiles
    • Discuss dietary aspects for the vegetarian athlete
    • Identify the relationship between bromelain and acute inflammation
    • Develop the anti-septic activity of tea tree oil
    • Describe Probiotics

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 103

    Antioxidants, Vitamin E, Silymarin, Magnesium and Whole Grains


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    • Review aspects of antioxidants and free radicals
    • Discuss how silymarin can improve an alcohol-damaged liver
    • Describe the connection/mechanism between atherosclerosis and vitamin E
    • Identify research evidence between whole grains and disease
    • Delineate the relationship of magnesium and hypertension

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 104

    Nutritional Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease


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    • Identify risk factors of cardiovascular disease
    • Construct a list of appropriate food and food groups associated with cardiovascular disease prevention
    • Evaluate various supplements that are beneficial in prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
    • Differentiate various diets in regard to cardiovascular disease

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 105

    Nutritional Treatment for Hypertension, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Other CV Conditions


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    • Discuss various diet and lifestyle factors involving hypertension
    • Recognize the relationship between various minerals and hypertension
    • Distinguish the nutritional aspects of various related cardiovascular conditions
    • Identify the relationship between various herbs and peripheral vascular diseases

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 106

    Herbal Therapies I


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    • Discuss the basics of herbal medicine
    • Identify the conditions treated with herbs
    • List the effects, indications and dosages for T Bilberry and Black Cohosh

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 107

    Herbal Therapies II


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    • Identify the conditions treated with specific herbs
    • List the effects, indications and dosages for Boswellia, Burdock Root, Bromelain, Calendula, Cascara sagrada, Cayenne, CBD (cannabis), Chamomile, Echinacea

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 108

    Herbal Therapies III


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    • Discuss the mechanism and effects of Feverfew, Garlic, Ginger, Ginkgo Biloba, Ginseng, Goldenseal, Gugulipid, Gymnena Sylvestre, Horse Chestnut, Lemon Balm, Licorice, Milk Thistle, Nettle, Passionflower, Psyllium, Pygeum, Senna, Shiitake, St. Johns Wort, Saw Palmetto, Tea Tree Oil, Tumeric, Valerian Root, and White Willow

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 109

    Nutrition and the Elderly


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    • Identify changes in vitamin needs and status that occurs with aging and in the elderly
    • List changes in mineral needs and status that occurs with aging and in the elderly
    • Demonstrate an understanding of protein, fiber and water needs of the elderly
    • Identify important antioxidants in the elderly and the interactions that exist between them
    • Create a list of nutritional deficiencies and how they can lead to disease and illness in the elderly

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 110

    Female Nutrition - Osteoporosis, Pregnancy and Lactation


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    • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of calcium and other minerals in osteoporosis
    • Design a treatment protocol for the osteoporotic patient
    • Create nutritional guidelines for the pregnant female
    • Identify changes in vitamin and mineral requirements in pregnancy
    • Review the nutritional changes that occur with lactation

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 111

    Childhood Nutrition - Vitamins, Minerals, Fiber, Growth and Obesity


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    • Understand proper growth rates and weight gain in early childhood
    • Identify specific minerals involved in childhood nutrition
    • Explain the stages of obesity development in childhood
    • Review the importance and problems associated with childhood obesity
    • Evaluate the role of fiber in childhood

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 112

    Obesity - Calculations, Body Composition, Diet, and Exercise


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    • Identify the link between obesity and disease
    • Understand body composition and assessment methods
    • Design a practical weight loss diet program
    • Perform obesity related calculations quick and easily in the office
    • Recognize the role of exercise and other lifestyle factors that can influence obesity.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 113

    Case Studies in Nutritional and Functional Medicine - Chronic GI Disorders and Fatigue


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    • Identify the challenges inherent in the diagnosis and management of patients with complex and chronic multi-factorial problems
    • Associate a multitude of common symptomatic complaints with foundational metabolic disorders such as elevated total toxic load and "leaky gut"
    • Apply a systematic approach to functional laboratory diagnostics and associate the findings with the need for specific therapeutic strategies using nutrients, botanical medicines, and nutraceutical compounds
    • Demonstrate an ability to institute life-style modifications, such as dietary changes, stress management techniques, and exercise in the management of patients with complex chronic illness
    • Measure your ability to assess, diagnose, and treat patients with fatigue-related disorders, vague gastrointestinal complaints, cognitive dysfunction, thyroid-adrenal problems, food intolerance, and more

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 114

    Case Studies in Nutritional and Functional Medicine - Hypertension and Food Allergy


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    • Identify the challenges inherent in the diagnosis and management of patients with complex and chronic multi-factorial problems
    • Associate findings such systemic skin problems with foundational metabolic disorders
    • Apply a systematic approach to functional laboratory diagnostics and associate the findings with the need for specific therapeutic strategies
    • Discuss the modification of your approach to case management based on outcome-assessment
    • Assess, diagnose, and treat patients with serious food allergy and sensitivity, dermatologic disorders, immune dysfunction, and persistent serious hypertension

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 115

    Clinical Detoxification: Part 1


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    • Identify the sources of toxic exposure in modern industrial society, the prevalence of exposure, and the health ramifications of elevated total toxic body burden
    • Associate a multitude of common symptomatic complaints (ie: fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, skin problems, global pain, etc.) with foundational metabolic disorders related to issues such as elevated total toxic load and "leaky gut"
    • Discover the specific biochemical methodology utilized by human metabolism to render toxins harmless and excrete them from the body
    • Explain the inherent complications within the normal detoxification process related to the formation of toxic intermediates and the increase in oxidative stress
    • Explore the effect of elevated oxidative stress on mitochondrial function and cellular energy production

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 116

    Clinical Detoxification: Part 2


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    • Identify various pathologies associated with increased toxicity and total oxidative stress
    • Outline specific strategies of patient assessment to determine toxic load and individual hepatic detoxification capacity
    • Discriminate between the various pathways of hepatic detoxification biochemistry and objectively assess each pathway
    • Explain the use of specific nutrients, nutraceutical compounds, botanical medicines, and foods to lower oxidative stress
    • Explore the benefits and complications of adjunctive therapies in the management of patients with elevated toxic load and poor detoxification capacity

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 117

    Drug, Herb and Nutrient Interactions and Toxicity


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 118

    Co Q10: Functions, Use in Performance, Parkinson Disease and Migraines


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    • Identify some of the functions of Co Q10
    • Use Co Q10 for as appropriate as a supplement
    • List the issues of performance changes with Co Q10
    • Discuss the reasons for, and application of, Co Q10 for patients with Parkinson Disease and migraines

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 119

    Natural Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Agents


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    • Identify how free radicals are formed and what parts of the body are affected.
    • Determine the relationship between antioxidants and cardiovascular disease and cancer
    • Discuss the role that vitamins, amino acids and herbs have in pain control.
    • Examine inflammation and the pro-inflammatory state.
    • Construct an anti-inflammatory diet
    • Determine which vitamins, minerals and herbs are useful as natural anti-inflammatories.
    • Identify the role of Proteolytic enzymes and inflammation and review sources of fatty acids.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 120

    Management of Functional GI Disorders


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    • Frame the problem and basic epidemiology of chronic G.I. disorders
    • Present evidence of linkage between chronic G.I. disorders with other common medical conditions
    • Discuss the current hypothesis of associations between intestinal hyperpermeability and systemic illnesses
    • Review cutting edge assessment tools and tests for G.I. disorders
    • Outline and suggest rational and efficacious cutting-edge non-drug treatment interventions for functional G.I. disorders.

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 121

    Nutrition and Exercise, Muscle Physiology, Training Methods, Weight Training


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    • Understand how muscle contraction occurs
    • Review practical muscle physiology
    • Determine how the body responds to exercise
    • Discuss the role of hormones in regards to muscle
    • Identify the components of proper assessment for physical fitness
    • Review the main components of a weight training exercise program
    • Identify various exercise training methods
    • Discuss the practical aspects of body composition
    • Review basic nutrition and how it relates to sport and exercise
    • Determine the energy needs and energy balance of the athlete

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 122

    Nutritional Support for Alzheimer's Disease


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    • Discuss the causes and genetics of Alzheimer's Disease
    • Review the diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease, including symptoms, incidence, course, and risk factors
    • Understand conventional lab tests for Alzheimer's Disease
    • Review the conventional treatment options for Alzheimer's disease, including drug therapies
    • Understand new drug research and innovative drug strategies for Alzheimer's disease
    • Utilize nutritional strategies for Alzheimer's disease, including vitamin, mineral and herbal therapies
    • Discuss and define drug-vitamin-herb interactions for nutritional supplements recommended for Alzheimer's disease

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 123

    Nutritional Support for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)


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    • Define the common signs and symptoms leading to the diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    • Utilize conventional and alternative lab test for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    • Learn about the conventional treatment options for ALS, including drug therapies and new drug research
    • Utilize nutritional support strategies for ALS, including diet, and nutritional supplements
    • Coordinate care with the Medical Profession for innovative drug strategies for ALS

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 123 - 125
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    • Define the common signs and symptoms leading to the diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    • Utilize conventional and alternative lab test for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    • Learn about the conventional treatment options for ALS, including drug therapies and new drug research
    • Utilize nutritional support strategies for ALS, including diet, and nutritional supplements
    • Coordinate care with the Medical Profession for innovative drug strategies for ALS
    • Review Age-Associated Mental Decline, including its symptoms, causes and innovative drug therapies
    • Discuss and define nutritional support strategies for Age-Associated Mental Decline, including vitamins, hormones and antioxidants
    • Outline innovative drug strategies for cognitive enhancement
    • Apply nutritional support strategies for cognitive enhancement
    • Discuss the interactions between nutritional supplements and diuretics, statins and anticoagulant drugs
    • Discuss the interactions between nutritional supplements and antidepressants, antidiabetic medications, and antibiotics
    • Discuss the interactions between drugs and the B vitamins, fat soluble vitamins
    • Discuss the interactions between drugs and vitamin C, folic acid, PABA, progesterone, tyrosine, phenylalanine, and therapeutic oils

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 124
    Nutritional Support for Cognitive Enhancement and Mental Decline

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    • Review Age-Associated Mental Decline, including its symptoms, causes and innovative drug therapies
    • Discuss and define nutritional support strategies for Age-Associated Mental Decline, including vitamins, hormones and antioxidants
    • Outline innovative drug strategies for cognitive enhancement
    • Apply nutritional support strategies for cognitive enhancement

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 125

    Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


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    • Discuss the interactions between nutritional supplements and diuretics, statins and anticoagulant drugs
    • Discuss the interactions between nutritional supplements and antidepressants, antidiabetic medications, and antibiotics
    • Discuss the interactions between drugs and the B vitamins, fat soluble vitamins
    • Discuss the interactions between drugs and vitamin C, folic acid, PABA, progesterone, tyrosine, phenylalanine, and therapeutic oils

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 128

    Nutritional Support for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


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    • Define the criteria for diagnosing chronic fatigue syndrome
    • Outline the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome
    • Summarize the relationship between chronic fatigue syndrome and the endocrine system
    • Discuss natural therapies that may be helpful for CFS patients
    • Describe the relationship between neurotransmitters and chronic fatigue syndrome

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 129

    Nutritional Support for Obesity and Weight Loss - Part 1


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    • Define obesity, including its symptoms, epidemiology and effects on health and wellness.
    • Review conventional treatments for obesity
    • Discuss popular diets for obesity and weight loss, and the macronutrients: carbohydrates, protein, and fats
    • Review nutritional support strategies for weight loss.

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 130

    Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment and Management: A Functional and Nutritional Perspective


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    • Adequately frame the problem and basic epidemiology of cardiovascular disorders (CVD)
    • Present evidence of the relationship between obesity, insulin resistance, inflammation, stress and CVD
    • Summarize the standard medical and laboratory evaluation techniques and why they may only screen for approximately 50% of people at significant risk for CVD
    • Appraise the latest laboratory evaluations, including Lp (a), Apo A1, Apo B, hs-CRP, homocysteine, fibrinogen, AA/EPA, LDL-subclass and others to determine CVD risk
    • Critique the current dietary, lifestyle, nutritional supplement, nutraceutical, and herbal strategies as therapeutic management options to reduce CVD risk and for the treatment of those who already have cardiovascular issues, including: high cholesterol and dyslipidemia, genetic susceptibilities, chronic inflammation, coagulation abnormalities, and insulin resistance-related risk factors

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 131

    Gluten Sensitivity


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    • Generate a list of disorders associated with gluten sensitivity
    • Describe to patients where gluten is likely to be found and which foods are generally safe for a gluten sensitive patient
    • Interpret journal articles or general publication articles in the light of the history of gluten sensitivity diagnosis
    • Critique articles and authors who claim that celiac disease is the only proven form of gluten reaction
    • Detect and differentiate chronic gluten reactions in patients from other causes of inflammation and disease

    Dan Schlenger, DC

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    Nutrition 132

    Celiac Disease Mechanisms and Related Topics


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    • Describe the historical context of celiac understanding
    • Document reasons why celiac disease is nearly always misdiagnosed
    • Present valid arguments from cited literature how celiac disease is an autoimmune condition
    • Defend recent scientific advances for the leaky gut syndrome
    • Discuss reasons why celiac disease is a global concern, not just an American issue.

    Dan Schlenger, DC

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    Nutrition 133

    When to Begin a Gluten Free Diet


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    • Defend the implementation of a gluten free diet in celiac and non-celiac gluten sensitive patients based on sound evidence from current literature
    • Document reasons why a first-degree relative of a known celiac should be gluten-free
    • Summarize the current rate of celiac diagnosis in the US
    • Contrast the expected findings of a celiac patient and non-celiac gluten intolerant patient
    • Recognize that neurological signs can result from gluten intolerance

    Dan Schlenger, DC

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    Nutrition 134

    Supplements for Exercise and Sport, Vitamins, Minerals, Fluids, Sport Drinks and Antioxidants - Part 1


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    • Identify which supplements are commonly used in exercise and sport
    • Determine the benefits and risks of individual ergogenic aids
    • Discuss the role that individual vitamins have in exercise and sport
    • Examine the role that individual minerals have in exercise and sport
    • Investigate the value of sport drinks
    • Ascertain when fluids are most beneficial in sport
    • Apply how exercise effects the immune system
    • Review the positive and negative effects of exercise
    • Identify the role of antioxidants in sport and exercise

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 136

    Nutrition and the Gastrointestinal System, IBS, Constipation, IBD


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    • Summarize the bowel protective mechanisms and their role in health and disease
    • Outline a treatment strategy for imbalanced gut flora/leaky gut
    • Identify common food allergies and determine appropriate nutritional therapy
    • Examine the role of fiber in gastrointestinal health
    • Create a treatment plan for common GI complaints of constipation and diarrhea
    • Determine appropriate nutritional treatments for ulcers
    • Theorize how diet can affect Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Understand how to successfully use nutrition to treat a variety of gastrointestinal disorders
    • Comprehend a rationale treatment protocol for Irritable bowel syndrome
    • Determine correct doses of supplements used for various gastrointestinal disorders
    • Ascertain the safety and risks associated with commonly prescribed gastrointestinal supplements

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 137

    Vitamin D


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    • Recognize health conditions that will benefit from optimal Vitamin D measurement
    • Assess Vitamin D blood work results
    • Diagnose Vitamin D deficiency
    • Support nutritional supplementation dose recommendations in your office
    • Interpret major research outcomes on several conditions common to a private health practice
    • Analyze further conditions and clinical applications by utilizing resources provided
    • Integrate new information into your patients education

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Nutrition 138

    Nutrition for Exercise and Sport, Carnitine, Glutamine, DHEA, Caffeine and Ribose - Part 2


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    • Identify which supplements are commonly used in exercise and sport
    • Ascertain the rationale of using specific individual sport supplements
    • Differentiate between fact and fiction of the supplement in relation to sport and exercise
    • Determine the practical use in sport for individual supplements
    • Determine the benefits of individual ergogenic supplements
    • Examine the risks associated with individual supplements
    • Investigate the value of specific supplements via studies
    • Define contraindications and interactions with the supplement
    • Recommend the correct dose of the supplement for sport and exercise

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 139

    Nutrition for Exercise and Sport, Bioenergetics, Fat/Carb/Protein Metabolism and Meal Timing - Part 3


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    • Identify various energy systems of the body and how they relate to exercise and sport
    • Theorize which energy system is used for a specific sport event/activity
    • Summarize the physiology of fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism and utilization in exercise and sport
    • Understand the relationship between the energy systems and various exercise parameters
    • Create a diet protocol for the athlete prior to their sport or exercise activity
    • Determine and understand the timing of meals in exercise and sport
    • Outline a useful program for a person to maximize carbohydrate stores
    • Theorize how glycemic index can affect exercise and sport activity
    • Ascertain differences between food variables and how they affect exercise and sport performance

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 140

    Nutritional Support for Obesity and Weight Loss - Part 2


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    • Review nutritional supplements useful for weight loss.
    • Discuss the research for conjugated linoleic acid for weight loss.
    • Outline the associations between thyroid function and weight loss.
    • Summarize dietary supplements that increase thermogenesis.

    • NOTE: Recommend but not required to first take Nutritional Support for Obesity and Weight Loss - Part 1, Nutrition 129

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    Nutrition 141

    Nutrition and Fitness Assessment, Body Fat, BMI and Fitness Tests


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    • Differentiate various nutrition assessment techniques.
    • Determine which body fat/composition technique is most appropriate for the individual.
    • Calculate essential measurements for weight loss patients.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 143

    IBS/SIBO


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    • Appraise the reviewed research studies for salient elements of bias.
    • Describe the sensitivity and specificity of common food sensitivity tests.
    • Identify the effect of common natural interventions for IBS.
    • Compare results of the low FODMAP diet to conventional dietary approach for IBS.
    • Differentiate between clinical and statistical significance in natural medicine interventions for IBS
    • Grade the magnitude of effect size for natural medicine interventions.
    • Interpret the effect size of an intervention as it relates to the numbers needed to treat for benefit.
    • Identify the risk of bias level for studies included in a systematic review on yoga for IBS.

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Nutrition 143 - 149
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    Nutrition 144

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


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

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Nutrition 145

    Nutritional Health for Chronic Diseases


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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 145 - 146
    4.0

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    Hour 1 - 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Course Group includes all Nutrition Courses numbered 145 thru 146

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    Nutrition 146

    Basic Clinical Concepts of Nutrition Therapy


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 147

    Basic Nutrition Assessment


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

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Nutrition 147 - 157
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    Nutrition 148

    Sugar Imbalances: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 148 - 154
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    Nutrition 149

    Clinical Nutrition - 10 Common Pathologies Patients Present With


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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 153

    Nutrition and the GenitoUrinary System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 154

    Nutrition and the Muscular System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 155
    Nutrition and Arthritis

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 156
    Nutrition and Heart Disease

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 157
    Flavanoids

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

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    Nutrition 157 - 158
    6.0

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    Nutrition 158
    Common Herbal and Prescription Drug Interactions

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 159
    Innate Nutrition for the Practicing Chiropractor

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    Hour 1: Evolutionary Biology Influence on Clinical Physiology

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

     Hour 2: Summarize Inflammation in both Pain and Disease

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

    Hour 3: Justification of Sleep Hygiene

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

    Hour 4: Define the Recently Discovered Glymphatic System

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

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

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

    Hour 6: Analyze the Science of a Healthy Diet

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

    Hour 7: Appraise Chiropractic Clinical Practice and Pain Management

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

    Hour 8: Detail the Benefits of Exercise

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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

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

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Nutrition 161
    Keto Diets

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

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Nutrition 162
    Nutrition and the Gastrointestinal System

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 163
    Nutrition: Inflammation and Natural Anti-Inflammatories

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    • Identify different types of natural anti-inflammatories.
    • Determine which anti-inflammatory is best for a particular patient.
    • Develop an anti-inflammatory diet.
    • Examine the concept of health and aging
    • Determine an appropriate lifestyle to increase the chances of living longer
    • Analyze various diets and dietary patterns that play a role in aging
    • Ascertain which foods are of greater benefit in regards to aging and longevity
    • Develop an appropriate anti-aging diet
    • Identify the risk factors associated with osteoporosis
    • Outline a beneficial diet for osteoporosis
    • Determine an appropriate supplement protocol
    • Examine the role of exercise in the treatment of osteoporosis

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 164
    Nutrition and the Immune System

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 164 - 168
    6.0

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    Hour 1  Nutrition and the Immune System
    • Analyze the role between diet and the immune system.
    • Design a nutrition supplement program to stimulate the immune system.
    • Develop a nutrition program for colds, flu, sore throat and infections.
    • Understand basic detoxification techniques.
    • Examine the role of nutrition and diet in regards to chronic fatigue syndrome.

    Hour 2 - 3  Ideal Nutrition for Optimal Health

    • Define and explain the chronic illnesses so prevalent in today’s society.
    • Recognize and calculate life expectancy statistics
    • Describe the difference between traditional and modern (commercial diets)
    • Distinguish the differences between raw and pasteurized milk
    • Recognize the difference between healthy and commercial butter and eggs
    • Discuss the difference between hydrogenated and non-hydrogenated fats/oils
    • Contrast the differences between lacto fermented and non-fermented soy (tofu, edamame)
    • Compare breast milk to soy formula
    • Identify the difference between sea salt and industrialized salt
    • Summarize the benefits of cholesterol
    • Explain the dangers of cholesterol lowering drugs
    • List the benefits of sunlight
    Hour 4  Nutrition and Osteoporosis
    • Identify the risk factors associated with osteoporosis
    • Outline a beneficial diet for osteoporosis
    • Determine an appropriate supplement protocol
    • Examine the role of exercise in the treatment of osteoporosis
    Hour 5  Natural Anti-Inflammatories

    • Identify different types of natural anti-inflammatories.
    • Determine which anti-inflammatory is best for a particular patient.
    • Develop an anti-inflammatory diet.
    Hour 6  Nutrition and the Gastrointestinal System

    • Develop an appropriate nutrition program for an ulcer
    • Identify the importance of diet in Celiac’s disease (non-tropical sprue)
    • Outline a nutrition program for a patient with lactose intolerance
    • Design a nutrition treatment program for GERD
    • Examine the role of nutrition and supplements in irritable bowel syndrome

    This course contains the same content as found in the individual courses Nutrition 164 through 168

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    Nutrition 165
    Ideal Nutrition for Optimal Health

    2.0

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    Hour 1

    • Define and explain the chronic illnesses so prevalent in today’s society.
    • Recognize and calculate life expectancy statistics
    • Describe the difference between traditional and modern (commercial diets)
    • Distinguish the differences between raw and pasteurized milk
    • Recognize the difference between healthy and commercial butter and eggs
    • Discuss the difference between hydrogenated and non-hydrogenated fats/oils

     Hour 2 

    • Contrast the differences between lacto fermented and non-fermented soy (tofu, edamame)
    • Compare breast milk to soy formula
    • Identify the difference between sea salt and industrialized salt
    • Summarize the benefits of cholesterol
    • Explain the dangers of cholesterol lowering drugs
    • List the benefits of sunlight

    Tedd Koren, DC

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    Nutrition 166
    Nutrition and Osteoporosis

    1.0

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    • Identify the risk factors associated with osteoporosis
    • Outline a beneficial diet for osteoporosis
    • Determine an appropriate supplement protocol
    • Examine the role of exercise in the treatment of osteoporosis

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 167
    Natural Anti-Inflammatories

    1.0

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    • Identify different types of natural anti-inflammatories.
    • Determine which anti-inflammatory is best for a particular patient.
    • Develop an anti-inflammatory diet.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 168
    Nutrition and the Gastrointestinal System

    1.0

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    • Develop an appropriate nutrition program for an ulcer
    • Identify the importance of diet in Celiac’s disease (non-tropical sprue)
    • Outline a nutrition program for a patient with lactose intolerance
    • Design a nutrition treatment program for GERD
    • Examine the role of nutrition and supplements in irritable bowel syndrome

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 169
    Nourishing the Brain & Hidden Triggers of Early Aging

    2.0

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    Hour 1

    • Recognize normal cognitive and memory lapses and signs of declining cognition.
    • Differentiate the assessment tools and the pros & cons of each
    • Review evidence-based dietary patterns and specific foods that impact cognition
    • Review additional evidence-based lifestyle factors that contribute to cognition
    • Summarize dietary supplements which may impact cognition

    Hour 2

    • Recognize 5 categories of early aging
    • Identify nutrient deficiencies associated with aging
    • Examine epigenetics in aging, specifically COMT and MTHFR
    • Review stress physiology and its contribution to aging
    • Review contributions of microbiome to healthy physiology and aging

    Erica Oberg, ND MPH

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    Nutrition 170
    Nutrition and the Neurological System

    1.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 173
    Restoring Gut Health and Brain Performance

    4.0

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    • Review the signs and symptoms of neuroinflammation and the processes that drive neurodegeneration.
    • Identify the neurological signs and symptoms of long COVID and apply research-based protocols.
    • Utilize dietary improvements and selected supplements to reduce neuroinflammation.
    • Treatment protocols on testing to identify gut barrier and gut-brain axis imbalances.
    • Recognize that neuroplasticity plays a fluctuating but essential role in health and trauma.
    • Understand the effect of bacterial toxins originating in the gut on the gut-brain axis as a key to neurological disorders pathogenesis.
    • Assess intestinal and blood-brain barrier dysfunction for better managing chronic neurological disorders.
    • Understand new functional nutritional strategies for longevity.
    • Incorporate leading-edge protocols for extending healthspan and longevity.
    • Clarify the effects of intermittent fasting on immunity and longevity.
    • Recognize that neuroplasticity plays a fluctuating but essential role in health and trauma.
    • Integrate optimal lifestyle adaptations in diet, exercise, and supplement protocols to enhance neuroplasticity and improve quality of life.

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    Nutrition 174
    Health and Aging

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    • Understand basic concepts of health
    • Identify the health spectrum
    • Investigate the various facts associated with aging
    • Investigate the various theories of aging

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 201

    The Facts of Life Extension and Aging Theories


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    • Explain basic concepts of health
    • Identify the health spectrum
    • Investigate the various facts associated with aging
    • Determine the difference between sickly aging and normal aging
    • Investigate the various theories of aging

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 201 - 212
    12.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Nutrition 201 to Nutrition 212

    Course Group includes all Nutrition Courses numbered 201 thru 212

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 202

    The Relationship Between Exercise, Health and Aging


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    • Recognize the most common theory of aging
    • Determine the risks associated with being sedentary
    • Identify the effect of exercise on the cardiovascular system
    • Describe how exercise affects cholesterol and cancer
    • Examine the various components of an exercise program

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 203

    How Stress Affects Health and Aging


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    • Identify which exercises are best for health and longevity
    • Investigate the relationship between exercise and antioxidants
    • Recognize basic concepts of stress
    • Explain how stress and other emotions can cause disease and ill health
    • Determine the relationship between nutrition and stress

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 204

    Aging and Social Relationships, Alcohol and Smoking


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    • Differentiate the relationship between various stress reducing techniques
    • Identify how social relationships, religion and prayer can affect health and aging
    • Investigate the negative and positive factors from consuming alcohol
    • Recognize how alcohol affects nutrition
    • Identify how smoking affects health

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 205

    Smoking, Aging, Antioxidants and Cardiovascular Disease


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    • Identify the relationship between nutrition and smoking
    • Investigate the relationship between second hand smoke and nutrition
    • Identify various smoking cessation techniques
    • Identify the role of antioxidants and free radicals
    • Examine the relationship between antioxidants and heart disease

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 206

    Antioxidants and Cancer - Food Quantity and Control and How it Affects Aging


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    • Determine the relationship between diet, cancer, and the environment
    • Identify various antioxidants that can affect cancer
    • Describe how caloric restriction affects longevity
    • Explore basic concepts of weight control and obesity
    • Recognize how obesity affects overall health and promotes disease

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 207

    Diet Patterns, Types and Habits and How They Affect Health and Aging


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    • Identify various dietary patterns and habits
    • Determine how diet patterns affect health and promote disease
    • Explore the typical American diet pattern
    • Review the vegetarian diet pattern
    • Analyze the Mediterranean diet pattern and its components

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 208

    The Antiaging foods; Fish, Fruits and Vegetables and Garlic


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    • Identify why fruits and vegetables are anti-aging foods
    • Determine how fruits and vegetables offer health benefits
    • Select what components of fish have positive effects on health
    • Investigate how fish affects cardiovascular disease and cancer
    • Identify how garlic affects health and inhibits disease

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 209

    The Antiaging Foods; Grains, Nuts, Soy and Legumes


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    • Demonstrate the role grains have in health and longevity
    • Explain the basics of fiber and how it can affect health and disease
    • Identify how nuts can positively affect health and decrease disease
    • Investigate how legumes and soy can affect heart disease
    • Relate how legumes and soy can affect cancer

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 210

    The Antiaging Foods; Yogurt, Chocolate and Tea


    1.0

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    • Recognize the beneficial components of yogurt
    • Identify how yogurt can affect the immune system
    • Define what prebiotics are and how they affect health
    • Describe how chocolate can promote health and longevity
    • Explore how tea can positively affect health and decrease disease risk

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 211

    The Antiaging Foods; Wine and Water. Nutrient Deficiencies and Aging


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    • Identify what the beneficial components of wine are
    • Determine the how and when of wine consumption
    • Explain basic concepts of water and signs of dehydration
    • List how water affects disease and promotes health
    • Identify who is susceptible to nutrient deficiencies

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 212

    Antiaging Hormones; DHEA, Testosterone, Growth Hormone and Melatonin


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    • Determine the relationship between a daily multiple vitamin and health
    • Analyze how growth hormone can promote health and possibly slow aging
    • Explain the risk versus benefit of using testosterone and melatonin
    • Recognize the role of DHEA and DHEA-S on health and longevity
    • Identify the main concepts of an anti-aging strategy

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Opioid Management 203
    Impact of Chiropractic Care

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    • Assess the association between opioid use and chiropractic treatment for LBP
    • Demonstrate the potential for chiropractic care to reduce the use of prescription opioids in patients with spinal pain
    • Summarize two papers exploring the effects of utilization and availability of chiropractic services on opioid usage and medical services
    • Evaluate the impact of chiropractic utilization on the use of prescription opioid use in Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and over with spinal pain
    • Describe the comparative risk of treatment escalation in patients with neck pain between recipients of spinal manipulation and nonrecipients of spinal manipulation

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Oregon Chiropractic Assistant Training Program
    8.0

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    This is a 12 hour course which contains 8 hours of online coursework and 4 hours of live Training for the Oregon CA Training Program. At the end of this online course, we will provide you with the training guide for the 4 hours of live training you will perform with a Licensed Oregon Doctor of Chiropractic. When completed, we will provide access to the post test for the live training and certificate of completion for the 4 hours of live traning (no additional fee).

    • Define common terminology used in the Chiropractic office
    • Identify terminology associated with specific conditions and their treatment
    • Describe locations on the body using appropriate anatomical terminology
    • List the major muscle and muscle groups of the body
    • Name the regions of the human spine and the parts of the vertebral motion unit
    • Define the Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR).
    • Demonstrate taking a complete patient history.
    • Define the Evaluation and Management examination for the musculoskeletal system.
    • Define Outcome Assessment.
    • Illustrate the P.A.R.T. format of documentation.
    • Define proper assessment for SOAP notes.
    • Discuss proper documentation of treatment performed on each visit.
    • Discuss proper documentation of treatment plans.
    • Discuss the History of HIPAA
    • Understanding Terminology of HIPAA i.e.: PHI, IIHI, NPP, TPO, NPI, EIN, EDI, etc.
    • Understand covered entities vs. non-covered entities
    • Understand what HIPAA truly means to a practice and does everyone have to comply
    • Understand what Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), code sets, identifiers, security and privacy
    • Demonstrate the importance of communicating in an ethical manner and what that entails
    • Develop an understanding of what 'spin' is, why it is unethical and how to monitor and minimize/stop it
    • Evaluate the barriers to effective and ethical communication
    • Develop an understanding of exactly what takes place/needs to take place during the provider/client interaction
    • Discover what it is that patients want from their visits to a provider
    • Appraise how to deal with challenging clients and situations
    • Identify the ways which gender affects the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Describe what accounts for the differences, in practice style and patient care, between males and females healthcare providers
    • Review sexuality as it relates to the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Define Touch as it relates to perception, gender and culture
    • Discuss the giving up of power as it relates to patients and touch
    • Recognize the perception, intention, and uses of touch
    • Discuss ways to defuse attraction
    • Discuss the six factors for a safe practice
    • Describe the new partnership between healthcare providers and patients
    • Explain how to prepare for a medical emergency
    • Outline four emergency medical conditions: Stroke, Heart Attack, Difficulty Breathing, Diabetic Emergencies
    • Recognize the causes, symptoms and signs for these emergencies
    • Summarize how to provide the appropriate emergency treatments
    • Describe the general rules for the application of physical therapy modalities/procedures
    • Develop an understanding of the use of cryotherapy and hot moist packs
    • Explain the principals of therapeutic ultrasound
    • Summarize the types of electrical therapy modalities
    • List the contraindications and precautions to the use of electrical therapy
    • Recognize the appropriate application of low level laser therapy
    • Explain the therapeutic benefits of spinal traction
    • List the effects of soft tissue and cross friction massage
    • Identify common treatment procedures and modalities used in a chiropractic practice And recognize contraindications to them
    • Describe the steps to prepare a patient to have an x-ray examination
    • Define the terms Collimation, Filtration and Shielding
    • Explain the 10 day rule for taking x-rays of a woman
    • Discuss safety measurements when taking x-rays
    • Recognize the importance of explaining the x-ray procedure to the patient
    • List ways to protect the technician and chiropractic assistant when using x-rays
    • Identify the importance of wearing a film badge when near x-ray equipment

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    Oregon Suicide Awareness
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    • Compare and contrast the profile of suicide in the US and the State of Oregon
    • Describe the etiology of suicidal behavior in terms of biological, psychosocial, societal and cultural factors
    • Explain the continuum of self-protective behavioral responses
    • List common myths about suicidal behaviors
    • Discuss the theories of suicidal motivation
    • Describe risk factors for suicide
    • Describe protective factors
    • Describe the role of screening in the health care practice
    • List common screening tools
    • List the NIMH 5 Action Steps

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ortho 102

    Posture: Biomechanics and Control, Relation to Injuries


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    • Identify differences between strength and balance training
    • Discuss the dynamic aspects of posture
    • Learn aspects of Postural control in chronic LBP patients
    • Understand relationship of posture and sports injuries
    • Review some concepts of posture, mobility and pain in children

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 103

    Cervical Spine Biomechanics and Whiplash, Muscle Adaptation to Stretching, Manipulation and EMG


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    • Review normal cervical biomechanics and apply to examination
    • Discuss some effects of manipulation on EMG/ROM
    • Recognize lumbar movements during mobilization
    • Discuss how whiplash invisibility is not evidence of absence of injury
    • Understand muscle adaptation through stretching

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 104

    Muscular Strength in Clinical Practice: Influence of Chiropractic, Assessment with Dynamometry, Training Principles and Guidelines


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    • Distinguish Chiropractic influences on muscular strength
    • Develop the use of hand-held dynamometry in chiropractic practice
    • Identify basic strength training principles for chiropractors
    • Construct basics of strength training guidelines for all ages

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 105

    Postural and Spinal Stability: Introduction, Changes with Posture and Strength Training


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    • Review an Introduction to the Clinical Biomechanics of Stability
    • Identify causes of select musculoskeletal injuries
    • Describe how LBP in golfers alters motor control
    • Describe spinal stability changes with posture
    • Distinguish how stability improves with resistance training

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 109

    Neck Pain and Dysfunction: Anticipatory Control, Fatigue, Rehabilitation Through Exercise


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    • Describe neck anticipatory control with pain
    • Describe lateralized fatigue with unilateral neck pain
    • Assess head and trunk motion during neck manipulation
    • Identify neuromuscular dysfunction in neck pain patients
    • Outline exercises for the rehabilitation of neck neuromuscular dysfunction

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 111

    Back Belts: Biomechanics, Recommendations and Use of, Affordances


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    • Discuss the biomechanical, physiological and psychological evidence for the use of back belts
    • Identify and describe recent recommendations and findings for the use of back belts.
    • Discuss the principle of affordances and how they relate to environmental constraints (such as a back belt) and posture.

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 112

    Low Back Pain and Disorders: Health Status and Risk, Lumbar Curvature, Movement Impairments


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    • Summarize the affects of low back health status on low back disorder risk
    • Discuss the relation between lumbar curvature and LBP risk factors during postural loading
    • Assess the relation between asymmetric lifting and spine loading
    • Describe the differences in spine kinematics between LBP patients and normal controls
    • Analyze the functional deficits that occur following low back disorders

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 113

    Backpacks: Research, Health Effects and Clinical Recommendations


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    • Summarize recommendations for backpack use
    • Appraise recent research on backpacks and human health
    • Discuss the effects of backpacks on musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal variables
    • Describe current studies on backpack use in children: perceptions, load, biomechanics, physiology

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 118
    Bone Healing - Everything You Need to Know

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    • Identify and describe the phases of bone healing
    • List and describe 3 objectives that serve as the foundation of fracture management and bone healing
    • Define and differentiate osteoblasts, osteoclasts, and osteocytes
    • Define and discuss Wolff’s law
    • Discuss 3 principles of stress deprivation, immobilization, and normal physiologic stress as they apply to fracture healing
    • Identify 3 complications of bone healing
    • Outline and describe 6 areas of descriptive organization of classifying fractures
    • Describe pathologic fractures and list 4 types
    • Discuss 2 ways how osteoporosis affects fractures
    • List 2 common methods of fracture fixation, fixation devices, and fracture classifications


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Ortho 119
    Muscle and Tendon Healing

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    • Describe and differentiate between the macrostructure and microstructure of muscle and tendon
    • List and describe the 2 main types of muscle fibers. List and describe the 3 mechanisms for a muscle injury
    • Describe the difference between a supraphysiologic and a sub-failure load and how each type may contribute to an injury
    • Define how a muscle strain differs from a ligament sprain
    • Describe the differences between a tendinitis and a tendinosis
    • Describe the effects of aging on tendons
    • Name and describe the 3 phases of connective tissue healing
    • Describe the effects of immobilization on connective tissue


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Ortho 120
    Lumbar Disc & Sciatica: Testing, Treatment & Outcomes

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    • Examine the association between chiropractic spinal manipulation for newly diagnosed lumbar disc herniation and/or lumbosacral radiculopathy and the odds of lumbar discectomy over 1-year and 2-year follow-up periods 
    • Evaluate the clinical outcomes and MRI changes in a cohort of patients who had surgery compared to conservative treatment for sequestered lumbar disc herniations 
    • Summarize existing evidence relating to the reliability of the straight leg raise (SLR) and crossed SLR test in patients with suspected lumbar radicular pain 
    • Establish the validity of the extended straight leg raise (ESLR) compared to findings on MRI 
    • Recognize the effectiveness of neural mobilization interventions in improving pain, disability, and function in adults with low back and radicular pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Ortho 121
    Utilizing Orthopedic Test Item Clusters: The Evidence-Based Orthopedic Examination

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    Hour 1

    • Describe four purposes for performing orthopedic tests
    • Describe three approaches to performing orthopedic tests
    • Discuss the clinical importance of pertinent negative findings when performing orthopedic tests
    • Discuss the concept of “Evidence Based Medicine”
    • Define “Orthopedic Test Item Cluster”
    • Describe several metrics used in the validation of orthopedic tests for inclusion in orthopedic test item clusters


     Hour 2

    • Describe three Orthopedic Test Item Clusters (OSTs) relevant to the evaluation of the sacroiliac region
    • Describe the five procedures included in the Laslett Cluster #2 for the assessment of sacroiliac pain
    • Describe the two primary types of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    • Discuss the clinical utility of the Bakody Test and the Reverse Bakody Test


     Hour 3

    • Describe four testing procedures included in Wainner’s Cluster for the assessment of cervical radiculopathy
    • Describe Cook’s Cervical Myelopathy Cluster
    • Discuss potential problems that may arise in the application of OST clusters
    • Discuss ways to minimize inappropriate application of OST clusters

    Gregory Priest, DC, DABCO

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    Pain 105

    Cancer: Pathology, Physical Activity, Nutrition, Massage Therapy and Acupuncture


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    • Outline the nature of and hallmarks of cancer
    • Summarize the relationship between physical activity and cancer
    • Summarize the relationship between nutrition and cancer
    • Summarize the relationship between massage therapy and cancer
    • Summarize the relationship between acupuncture and cancer
    • Summarize the relationship between manual therapy and cancer


    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Pain 106

    Pain, Inflammation, Back Pain, Fibromyalgia and Peripheral Neuropathy


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    • Summarize the assessment and diagnosis of pain
    • List and describe 5 common causes of back pain and how to prevent injury
    • Outline the causes of fibromyalgia
    • Illustrate the mechanisms of inflammation and pain
    • Discuss the pain of peripheral neuropathy


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Pain 108
    Pain Diagrams, Neuropathic Pain and Neuroplasticity, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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    • Evaluate the test-retest, intra- and inter-examiner reliability of the body pain diagram for determining pain distribution and location for musculoskeletal conditions
    • Summarize the current state of knowledge on neuropathic pain, with focus on how it differs from nociception
    • Review of the current literature regarding the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    • Explore central nervous system neuroplastic adaptations that may contribute to the pathophysiology of chronic conditions
    • Differentiate symptoms and signs of central sensitization, peripheral neuropathic pain and nociceptive pain in patients with low back pain (with or without leg pain)

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Pain 109

    Pain Management


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    • Gain insight into the different types of pain
    • Differentiate different sources of spinal pain
    • Summarize the societal and clinical challenges of the pain patient
    • Describe the difference between acute and chronic pain
    • Provide an initial appreciation of alternative treatment options
    • Understand the importance of chiropractic principles with the pain patient

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Pain 110
    Orthopedic Management of Pain and Pain Syndromes

    2.0

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    • Describe 3 ways how pain can be a burden to the patient and society
    • Describe 2 key components of the biopsychosocial model for treating pain
    • Describe how pain is a multisystem output
    • Describe the neuromatrix and how it relates to a person’s neural signature
    • List 3 medical terms that can influence a patient’s level of fear and anxiety
    • Describe 3 body systems that can be influenced by a persistent state of pain
    • Outline the 12 treatment principles in the context of therapeutic neuroscience education for patients with persistent pain


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    Pain 111
    Chronic Pain

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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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    Pain 112
    Clinical Pearls

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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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    Pain 113
    Relevant Research for Chiropractors

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    • Outline a recent clinical guideline on the chiropractic management of chronic musculoskeletal pain 
    • Identify a common set of recommendations from high-quality clinical guidelines that can be applied to a wide range of musculoskeletal pain conditions 
    • Explore which target concepts are important to patients who improved following a pain science education intervention for persistent pain 
    • Investigate whether untrained trait mindfulness is associated with differential responses to pain stimuli and whether these intrinsic differences reflect differential patterns of resting-state functional connectivity in the brain 
    • Characterize the pain-based mechanisms of thoracic spinal manipulation and advance the preliminary validation of brain-based models as potential clinical biomarkers of pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Pain 115
    Patient Care Tips & Clinical Correlates

    1.0

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    • Explore chiropractic patients’ perceptions of discomfort, pain, and stiffness to determine if and how they differentiate among the concepts 
    • Describe the relationship between the presence of an audible pop during spinal manipulative therapy and pain outcomes
    • Evaluate the effect of spinal manipulation on pressure pain thresholds in a real-world clinical setting 
    • Assess whether a 10-second one legged stance test can independently predict survival in middle and older aged men and women 
    • Illustrate the relationship between physical activity levels and pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Pain 116
    An Introduction to Central Pain Syndromes

    1.0

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    • Relate the different neurophysiologic mechanisms to the development of chronic pain states. 
    • Draw the pathways specific to Lamina I versus Lamina V sensory pathways.
    • Discuss basic science research that supports the main theories of chronic/central pain syndromes.  
    • Apply basic neurorehabilitation techniques to modulate chronic pain circuits.
    • Develop treatment plans for chronic pin patients consistent with current pain models.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Pain 117
    Interoception, sensation from inside the body and how it relates to the development and treatment of centrally generated chronic pain states

    1.0

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    • Relate the effects of interoceptive dysfunction to the development of chronic pain.
    • Draw the pathways specific to Lamina I versus Lamina V sensory pathways.
    • Discuss how the interoceptive nervous system may relate to Functional Neurologic Symptom Disorder.
    • Apply knowledge of how interoceptive dysfunction may negatively affect higher cortical functions.
    • Design and utilize strategies that normalize interoception to improve intractable patient symptoms.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Patient Communications 201

    Improving Patient-Provider Communications


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    • Determine why communication is imperative in clinical encounters
    • Classify rights and responsibilities of the patient -provider partnership
    • Recognize barriers and benefits regarding improved communication
    • Apply numerous strategies to improve and solidify patient interactions
    • Summarize how to fix the system so providers will provide better quality visits

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Patient Communications 202
    Age, Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status

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    • Identify the ways your conscious or unconscious bias toward patient characteristics may enter the clinical relationship
    • Outline ways to improve your clinical communication with patients who are elderly, poor or ethnic minorities.
    • Distinguish male and female patient communication styles and plan what to do when your patient wants a different gender provider
    • Compare the way Jewish, Irish, Italian, and other cultures present differently as patients and prepare your communication style appropriately
    • Internalize the seven ideal interpersonal traits patients want in their health care providers

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Patient Communications 203
    Detecting Dishonesty: Why Our Patients Lie and What To Do About It

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    • Recognize deceptive behaviors from other people and integrate these skills
    • Use tips garnered from former CIA officers to separate truth from lies
    • Determine motivations for patients to lie to health care providers
    • Strategize ways to avoid being lied to by your patients and staff
    • Assess the consequences of lying and how it compromises clinical relationships

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Patient Communications 204

    Four Habits of Highly Effective Clinicians: Evidence-Based Ways to Improve Your Bedside Manner


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    • Explain the Four Habits of Highly Effective Clinicians
    • Show the payoffs for each of the habits and provide examples
    • Demonstrate how to avoid “Door Knob Concerns” and uncover hidden problems
    • Specify barriers to patient communication and how to overcome them
    • Describe action steps to incorporate better communication habits into practice immediately

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Patient Communications 205

    Communicating Risk and Harms


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    • Modify explanations about risks, harms and benefits to avoid miscommunication to patients
    • Apply research concepts such as sensitivity and specificity to outcomes communications
    • Identify weak spots in clinical trials with regard to benefits and harms
    • Implement the best practitioner action to build trust in patients
    • Discover strategies for better communicating with low functional health literacy patients

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 120
    Clinical Considerations for Younger Patients

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    • Compare the effectiveness of chiropractic spinal manipulation versus sham manipulation in children aged 7-14 with recurrent headaches.
    • Outline current evidence on the functional changes associated with neck pain in adolescents.
    • Investigate the role of chronic physical illness, mental health disorders and psychological conditions as potential triggers or risk factors for low back pain in children, adolescents, and young adults.
    • Estimate whether carrying a heavier schoolbag (> 10% of bodyweight) is associated with a higher prevalence of low back pain in children between the ages 9 and 16.
    • Examine the changes that are occurring in young athlete’s development and implications on movement, performance, and injury.

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Personal Injury 201 - 202
    4.0

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

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 201 - 204
    12.0

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    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 205 - 212
    Personal Injury Case Management Series

    8.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Personal Injury 205 through Personal Injury 212

    Course Group includes all Personal Injury courses numbered 205 through 212

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 213
    5 Simple Steps to Improve Your Personal Injury Cases Immediately

    3.0

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    Hour 1
    • Recognize the importance the 5 steps represent in PI cases      
    • Develop a plan to identify common PI acute injuries and conditions
    • Design an in-office process to improve consistency of documentation
    • Identify and evaluate several acute injuries and conditions
    Hour 2
    • Discover specific opportunities to improve PI diagnoses  
    • Identify commonly over-looked PI diagnoses   
    • Apply methods for consistently capturing acute medical evidence
    • Recognize the clinical importance of acute objective biomarkers
    Hour 3
    • Detect and correct common PI med-legal disconnects        
    • Demonstrate how certain disconnects affect PI cases
    • Recognize the importance and clinical opportunities for integrative care
    • Support PI case success and outcomes through multi-disciplinary care

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 214
    Motor Vehicle Collisions

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    • Estimate the risk for an association between exposure to neck pain from a motor vehicle accident and future neck pain
    • Estimate the risk for an association between exposure to neck pain from a motor vehicle accident and future back pain
    • Appraise the validity of employing a biomechanical approach to assess injury risk from minimal damage traffic crashes
    • Assess which factors predict the risk of developing post-traumatic headache six months following a motor vehicle collision (MVC) in adult

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 152
    Chiropractic, Orthopedic, and Neurological Examination of the Shoulder for the Busy Clinician

    1.0

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

    Marc Lawson, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 159

    Recurrent Ankle Sprain, Plantarfascitis, Foot Orthoses, Ankle Evaluation


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 160

    DD of Low Back Pain and Prostate Patholgies with Case Studies


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

    Richard Powers, DC

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

    1.0

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

    Marc Lawson, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 162

    Shoulder - Adhesive Capsulitis and Cervical Spine Considerations


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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

    1.0

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

    Marc Lawson, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 165

    Genomic Medicine


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

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Physical Diagnosis 166

    Differential Diagnosis - Exposing Spinal Pain Imposters


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

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

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    Physical Diagnosis 166 - 169
    Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy

    4.0

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

    Course Group includes all Physical Diagnosis Courses numbered 166 through 169

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

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    Physical Diagnosis 167

    Cervical Spine Differential Diagnosis


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

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

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    Physical Diagnosis 168

    Thoracic Spine Differential Diagnosis


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

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

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    Physical Diagnosis 169

    Lumbar Spine, Pelvis and Hip Differential Diagnosis


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

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

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

    3.0

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 3:

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 171
    The Abdominal Examination Made Easy

    1.0

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 173
    Assessing Peripheral and Vascular Problems in Your Patients

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 173 - 175
    6.0

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    Physical Diagnosis 183
    4.0

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    Hour 1 

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

     Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

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    Physical Therapy 101
    1.0

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

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Physical Therapy 102

    Physical Therapy Applications


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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Physical Therapy 103
    Ultrasound: An Underused Modality

    1.0

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

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

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    Physical Therapy 104

    Introduction to Low Level Lasers


    1.0

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


    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Physical Therapy 105

    Treating Patients with Light Energy, LASERS, LEDs and UV


    3.0

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Therapy 106

    US, Cryotherapy, E-stim, Phonophoresis and Safety


    1.0

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Therapy 107

    Elastic Therapeutic Taping


    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Therapy 108

    Patellofemoral Pain and Tendinopathy


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Therapy 109

    Low Level Laser Therapy - A Primer for the Clinician.


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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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

    1.0

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Therapy 111
    Micro Current Therapy

    1.0

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

    Michael Epitropoulos, DC

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    Physical Therapy CA90

    Introduction to PT Modalities


    12.0

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

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Physical Therapy CA91
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    • Summarize the types of electrical therapy modalities
    • List the contraindications and precautions to the use of electrical therapy
    • Recognize the appropriate application of low level laser therapy
    • Explain the principals of diathermy

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Professional Boundaries CA50
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    • Discuss the concept of Gender as it relates to society, language and culture
    • Identify Gender roles in Western Society
    • Recognize innate gender traits in males and females
    • Summarize socially imposed gender traits
    • Identify aspects of male and female psychological development
    • Relate basic concepts of Gender and Power
    • List female and male leadership factors
    • Discuss gender and the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Identify the ways which gender affects the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Describe what accounts for the differences, in practice style and patient care, between males and females healthcare providers
    • Define differing sexualities in western culture
    • Review sexuality as it relates to the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Identify misconceptions in personal definitions of male, female, power and sexuality
    • Recognize when Power is misused and becomes a threat
    • Define Touch as it relates to perception, gender and culture
    • Discuss the giving up of power as it relates to patients and touch
    • Recognize the perception, intention, and uses of touch
    • Perform an analysis of individual conceptions of gender and sexuality

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Professional Boundaries CA51
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    • Perform an exercise to identify personal concepts of touch
    • Create practical applications for healthcare practitioners with regard to gender, touch, and sexuality
    • Define sexual misconduct
    • Recognize the difference between sexual misconduct and sexual harassment
    • Critique different models of misconduct
    • Describe how misconduct occurs
    • Distinguish between different types of offenders
    • Give examples of case studies in sexual misconduct
    • Identify common fears and misconceptions of sexual misconduct
    • Specify important concepts of treated a patient who has a history of abuse
    • Define professional boundaries and relate the issue of consent
    • Describe the three types of power, the three patterns of power, and how power is used
    • Discuss the differences between adherence vs. compliance and transference vs. countertransference
    • Identify anatomical risk levels for touch
    • Develop safe touch guidelines
    • Create a set of office based interventions and patient based interventions in the development of safe practice strategies
    • Define educational interventions for safe practice strategies
    • Define the basics of the supervision for a safe practice strategy

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Professional Boundaries CA52
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    • Develop and outline for safe practice analysis
    • Perform a risk factor analysis
    • Execute a healthcare provider questionnaire
    • Create a staff evaluation to implement at the office
    • Develop and implement a buddy/supervisor evaluation of the healthcare provider and staff
    • Develop and implement a patient evaluation of the healthcare provider and staff
    • Create a system of analysis for the buddy/supervisor, healthcare provider, staff and patient evaluations
    • Develop a plan for change based on the risk factor analysis (RFA) and practice evaluation questionnaires
    • Identify areas of improvement for touch, consent, communciation and respect
    • Address concerns raised by staff and patients
    • Discuss ways to defuse attraction
    • Develop guidelines of dealing with a patient who is attracted to you
    • Develop guidelines of dealing with feeling an attraction
    • Discuss the six factors for a safe practice
    • Describe the new partnership between healthcare providers and patients

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Rehab 101

    Sensory Motor Control and Rehabilitation, Aerobic Exercise for Motor Performance and Back Pain


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    • Review sensory-motor control and rehabilitation
    • Discuss aerobic exercise for LBP patients
    • Describe muscle training of the hip, abdominal and paraspinal muscles
    • Identify how aerobic exercise improves motor performance in the elderly
    • Distinguish the effects of different training styles on the cross-sectional area of paraspinal muscles

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 102

    Spinal Rehabilitation - Hip Vs. Spinal Motion, Exercise for Neck Disorders, Neural Adaptations to Exercise


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    • Describe the contribution of hip vs. spinal motion
    • Distinguish poor motor patterns of hip and low back movements and what to do about it
    • Differentiate the role of exercise for neck disorders and determine what type of exercise works
    • Delineate the neural adaptations to exercise and apply towards rehabilitation
    • Describe current issues in low back rehabilitation (such as can low back tissues heal within a few weeks)

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 103

    Low Back Pain: Long Term Course, Movement Impairments, Sources of Pain


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    • Describe the long term course of LBP
    • Describe neuromuscular impairments following LBP
    • Differentiate the effects of pain on the neuromuscular system
    • Discuss the models that explain the nature of motor problems with pain
    • Differentiate and discuss the potential sources of LBP

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 104

    Strength Training


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    • Identify and describe the major factors influencing muscular strength
    • Assess the chiropractic influences on strength
    • Identify and discuss the strength training principles
    • Illustrate components of a training session
    • Apply training principles into a practical strength program

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 105

    Proprioception: Definition, Measurement, Clinical Rehabilitation


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    • Define proprioception and describe how it is measured
    • Discuss proprioception from a rehabilitative perspective
    • Examine ankle, knee and shoulder proprioception and rehabilitation
    • Examine spinal proprioception and sensorimotor training
    • Summarize rehabilitation recommendations for proprioceptive deficits

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 106

    Cardiovascular Exercise: Principles, Mechanisms, Training Effects


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    • Illustrate basic principles of cardiovascular exercise
    • Discuss the mechanisms of cardiovascular responses to exercise
    • Discuss the acute effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system
    • Discuss the training effects of exercise on the cardiovascular system

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 107

    Spinal Stabilization and Core Strength: Anatomy, Principles and Assessment


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    • Summarize the functional anatomy of core strength training
    • Discuss the principles of core strength
    • Develop an assessment of spinal stabilization
    • Distinguish specific evaluation tests for spinal stability

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 108

    Spinal Stabilization: Muscular Fatigue, Muscles Used in Exercise, Manipulation and Functional Restoration in Low Back Pain


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    • Summarize the effect of training on the fatigue of multifidi muscles
    • Discuss which muscles are involved in stabilization exercises
    • Assess the relation between low back pain and clinical instability
    • Describe a study implementing manipulation and stabilization exercises for chronic LBP
    • Introduce the concept of functional restoration vs. physical therapy for LBP

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 109

    Low Back Pain: Health Care Utilization, Predicting Outcomes with Spinal Stabilization, Spinal Kinematics


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    • Describe the early health care utilization for occupational low back pain
    • Determine which factors are important in predicting outcome after a spinal stabilization exercise program
    • Assess lumbar disc surgery rates before and after implementation of nonsurgical spine clinics
    • Determine whether kinematic compromise can be used to predict spine loading in low back pain (LBP) patients under realistic lifting efforts in a workplace
    • Determine the effects of subacute LBP and limitation of the straight leg raise on lumbar and hip kinematics during sit-to-stand and its reverse

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 110
    Whiplash and Neck Pain: Manipulation Vs. Mobilization, Effect on Muscle Strength, Thoracic Spine Manipulation

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    • Summarize the effect of whiplash on neck muscle strength
    • Discuss the effects of manipulation vs. mobilization on head and neck pain in whiplash patients
    • Assess the effects of thoracic manipulation in whiplash patients
    • Describe a study predicting the response of neck pain patients to neck strengthening exercise
    • Introduce the smooth pursuit neck torsion test and its application in whiplash disorders

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 111

    Spinal Cord and Head Injury Rehabilitation


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    • Identify the anatomy of upper motor neuron tract systems and discuss the functionality of upper motor neuron tract systems
    • Explain the effects of a spinal cord injury
    • Discuss the anatomy and functionality of regions of the brain
    • Describe complications post injury of brain and spinal cord injury
    • Describe standard treatment procedures prior to rehabilitation of brain and spinal cord injured patients
    • Explain the difference between neurological deficit rigidity versus disuse atrophy/spasm of spinal cord and head injured patients
    • Describe treatment options for rehabilitation of spinal cord and head injured patients
    • Explain treatment methods to transition C curve locomotion to S curve locomotion
    • Explain treatment methods for atrophy and spasm
    • Discuss most current curative research for spinal cord and head injured patients

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    Rehab 112

    Cervical Spine Proprioception: Anatomy, Clinical Use, Spinal Manipulation


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    • Outline the anatomy of cervical spine proprioception
    • Review clinical studies investigating cervical spine proprioception
    • Assess existing literature on the reliability of cervical spine joint position sense
    • Assess the effect of spinal adjustments/manipulation on cervical spine proprioception

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 113

    Muscle Metabolism in Health and Disease: Hormones, Maximizing Mass


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    • Summarize the central role of muscle protein in whole-body metabolism and muscle mass
    • Outline the role of skeletal muscle metabolism in health and disease (such as diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis)
    • Describe the role of hormones for influencing muscle metabolism and health
    • Identify the catabolic and anabolic mediators of muscle metabolism
    • Specify ways to maximize muscle mass and metabolism to promote wellness

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 114

    Performance Theories and Core Training Concepts


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    • Explain the anatomical constituents of the core musculature
    • Consider implications of weak or inadequate core muscles
    • Emphasize the importance of the gluteal muscle group in rehabilitation
    • Illustrate common compensation patterns when individuals have weak core musculature with clinical examples
    • Explain the concept of neural adaptation
    • Review reciprocal inhibition and it's clinical application
    • Discuss physiological overflow and its clinical application

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    Rehab 115

    Core Activation Training


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    • Discuss conventional situps and their pitfalls
    • Provide a logical rationale for core training
    • Explain and demonstrate a logical progression of exercises for core training, emphasizing skill, then endurance and strength

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Rehab 116

    Advanced Core Stabilization Concepts


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    • Recognize some of the common mistakes with conventional sit ups and how to correct them
    • View and narrate the ideal sit up
    • Recognize the importance of the brain and cortex in core training
    • Discuss how inhalation and exhalation affect muscular activity, and how to utilize this in training
    • Point out the pitfalls of abdominal hollowing and core training
    • Examine the importance of the thoracolumbar fascia
    • Analyze what cues to look for when evaluating a bench press exercise

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    Rehab 117

    Lunges, Squats, Advanced Squats and Gluteal Exercises


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    • Demonstrate the proper patient positioning for the lunge and squat exercises
    • Explain and show common problems with the lunge and squat exercises
    • Explain and show Dr cues for proper patient positioning of the lunge and squat exercises
    • Explain, evaluate, compare and demonstrate variations of the squat exercise, including ball squats, theraband squats, potty squats, squat shuffles
    • Explore and demonstrate how foot function and shoe type impacts squat and lunge activities
    • Introduce, explain and demonstrate proper and improper performance of additional, advanced gluteal activation exercises including the Texas walk, ball squats, drops, roman chair and 1 legged dead lifts

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Rehab 118

    Spinal Exercise and Rehab


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    • Apply core exercise to facilitate improved lower limb mechanics in women
    • Recognize the connection between improved lumbar multifidus function and clinical improvement after spinal manipulation
    • Discuss the potential of full kinetic chain manual therapy treatment for hip osteoarthritis
    • Assess muscle activation and spinal loading profiles during common Kettlebell exercises
    • Describe specific exercises that could improve hip strength and mechanics in women with patellofemoral pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 119
    Exercise and Rehab

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    • Describe the Nordic Hamstring exercise and its potential applications for hamstring injuries
    • Summarize the state of the literature on exercise interventions for adolescent scoliosis
    • Integrate strength training with flexibility training to improve patient progress
    • Appraise the potential role of yoga in managing spinal conditions
    • Grade and recognize the state of the literature on physical and rehabilitation interventions for chronic non-specific low back pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 120

    Exercise and Chronic Disease


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    • Compare slower treadmill walking on a moderate incline to faster walking with no incline for moderately obese adults patients
    • Summarize the current state of the literature on exercise interventions for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    • Explain the utility of interval training for patients with coronary artery disease
    • Support the inclusion of resistance training in exercise programs for aging patients based on existing scientific research
    • Appraise various types of exercise for patients with metabolic syndrome

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 121

    Neuroendocrine-Immune Responses to Exercise, Interval vs. Endurance, and other Training, Dehydration


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    • Outline the neuroendocrine-immune interactions and communication pertaining to exercise
    • Contrast sprint training with endurance training regarding performance adaptations and cardiac output
    • Identify the benefits and underlying mechanisms of agonist-antagonist paired set training for improving strength and power
    • Summarize the validity of dehydration signs, compared with body weight change, in marathon runners
    • Describe methods for developing maximal neuromuscular power

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 122

    ACL Rehab and Injury Prevention, Patellofemoral Pain, Quadriceps and OA


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    • Apply contemporary rehabilitation strategies for anterior cruciate ligament patients
    • Illustrate the importance of proximal stability and rehabilitation in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome
    • Outline the relationship between quadriceps strength, proprioception and knee osteoarthritis
    • Discuss the potential value of gait retraining for improving lower limb biomechanics in runners with patellofemoral pain
    • Contrast lower extremity kinematics & muscle activation in patients with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 123

    Active Rehabilitation and Exercise Prescription


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    • Discuss a proposed model for the logical sequence of active rehabilitation
    • Review ‘the core’, its healthy functional role and how it is commonly changed in people with spinal and pelvic girdle pain syndromes
    • Describe core muscle activity during physical fitness exercises
    • Provide an introduction to dynamic neuromuscular (core) stabilization and athletic performance
    • Introduce the basics of exercise prescription

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Rehab 124
    Spinal Stabilization and Rehabilitation Concepts

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    • Illustrate the effects of external pelvic compression on the passive, active and neuromotor control systems of the lumbopelvic region and thigh
    • Summarize the importance of core stability assessment and rehabilitation in lumbosacral radiculopathy cases
    • Assess the differences in torso motion and muscle activity between elliptical trainer use and treadmill walking
    • Discover how even small amounts of daily exercise can positively impact patients with neck and shoulder pain
    • Critique and apply periodization concepts to rehabilitation for patients with non-specific low back pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 130

    Evaluation and Treatment of Non-Surgical Rotator Cuff Disorders


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    • Recite 3 risk factors for developing rotator cuff tendonosis
    • State the purpose of the scapula reposition and scapula assistance test.
    • Explain how to perform the external rotation lag sign and recall the purpose of this test
    • Paraphrase one evidence - based test cluster for diagnosing a rotator cuff tear.
    • Recall two indications/goals for performing posterior glenohumeral joint mobilizations.
    • Cite the clinical prediction rule (CPR) for favorable outcome in patients undergoing conservative management for rotator cuff disorders
    • Identify two criteria for phase I rehabilitation exercises for rotator cuff disorders

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 131

    Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff Repair


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    • Recall 3 potential reasons, based on expert opinion, that may contribute to the high re-tear rate following rotator cuff repair.
    • Recite 4 factors that impact the rehabilitation program for patients following rotator cuff repair.
    • Summarize the DeOrio classification for rotator cuff tear size.
    • State 3 appropriate exercises during weeks 0-2 following rotator cuff repair
    • Provide 2 appropriate exercises during weeks 6-8 following rotator cuff repair
    • Name 3 appropriate exercises during weeks 8-12 following rotator cuff repair

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 132
    Rehabilitation of the Spine Made Easy

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    Hour 1:

    • Describe common biomechanically terminology related to rehabilitation such as work, force, mass, vector, strength and power.
    • Comprehend the functional biomechanics of the lunge, and squat.
    • Identify regressive and progressive nature to common squat and lunge exercises.
    • Describe the appropriate standard of care and the process associated with the doctor-patient encounter regarding the evaluation, and management of patients using rehabilitative exercises.   

    Hour 2:

    • Classify the “McGill Big 3,” and discuss their clinical significance with those with spinal pain.
    • Describe an appropriate hip hinge technique for your patients.
    • Describe the differences between abdominal bracing and hallowing techniques.
    • Review common evidence-based exercise procedures for spinal pain.
    Hour 3:
    • Apply the scientific foundations of neuromuscular re-education, and explore major guidelines and evidence-based practices for spinal pain.
    • Construct a treatment plan and exercise script for patient centered care.
    • Describe a case scenario involved spinal degeneration and how to create a treatment plan.
    • Synthesize the justification and efficacy of evidence-based exercises for different axial spine protocols.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Rehab 135 - 136
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    Hours 1 - 3:  The Overhead Athlete: Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation & Performance Training
    • Recall 2 pathological pitching mechanical patterns that may lead to injury
    • List 3 injury risk factors in in the overhead athlete
    • Provide 4 injury prevention screening tests for the overhead athlete
    • With respect to shoulder strength, cite 3 metrics  that can be used as red flags to identify players who are at higher risk for incurring an injury to the shoulder /elbow
    • Describe 1 clinical test to evaluate anterior and posterior shoulder instability
    • List the 3 components of an evidence -based test cluster  to assess rotator cuff pathology in the overhead athlete
    • Identify 2 components in the rehabilitation program for shoulder instability
    • List and define the 3 types of shoulder impingement
    • Recall 2 Performance factors in pitching
    • Cite 2 return to play criteria for the overhead athlete
    • Identify one advantage of weighted ball holds
    • Identify one disadvantage of weighted ball programs
    Hours 4 - 6:  The Athlete's Lumbar Spine: Evaluation and Treatment
    • Recall the most common types of lumbar spine injuries among athletes participating in different sports.
    • Identify one advantage and one disadvantage of the treatment-based classification system as it applies to the treatment of the athlete’s lumbar spine.
    • List 3 contemporary treatment models that can be applied to the management of lower back pain in the athlete.
    • Recall the definition and importance of red and yellow flags during the medical screening process.
    • Identify 3 red flags that may implicate a non-mechanical source of lower back pain.
    • List the difference between central and peripheral sensitization.
    • List one treatment goal in phase 2 rehabilitation of the athlete’s lumbar spine.
    • Cite one treatment principle in phase 3 rehabilitation of the athlete’s lumbar spine.
    • Summarize two variations of the squat exercises that can be used to decrease strain on the lumbar spine.
    • Recall three variations of the deadlift exercises that can be used to decrease strain on the lumbar spine.
    • Summarize the McGill core endurance ratio tests that can be used to guide the return to sport decision making processes

    This course contains the same content as found in the individual courses Rehab 135 and 136

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 136
    The Athlete's Lumbar Spine: Evaluation and Treatment

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    Hour 1

    • Recall the most common types of lumbar spine injuries among athletes participating in different sports.
    • Identify one advantage and one disadvantage of the treatment-based classification system as it applies to the treatment of the athlete’s lumbar spine.
    • List 3 contemporary treatment models that can be applied to the management of lower back pain in the athlete.

    Hour 2

    • Recall the definition and importance of red and yellow flags during the medical screening process.
    • Identify 3 red flags that may implicate a non-mechanical source of lower back pain.
    • List the difference between central and peripheral sensitization.

    Hour 3

    • List one treatment goal in phase 2 rehabilitation of the athlete’s lumbar spine.
    • Cite one treatment principle in phase 3 rehabilitation of the athlete’s lumbar spine.
    • Summarize two variations of the squat exercises that can be used to decrease strain on the lumbar spine.
    • Recall three variations of the deadlift exercises that can be used to decrease strain on the lumbar spine.
    • Summarize the McGill core endurance ratio tests that can be used to guide the return to sport decision making processes


    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 138
    History and Examination of the Knee Focusing on ACL and the Post-op Rehabilitation Process

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

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    Rehab 139
    ACL Rehab & OA Updates

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    • Outline the evidence regarding rehabilitation interventions following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) or meniscal injury
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions for patients who have undergone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery 
    • Examine the comparative effectiveness of surgery versus rehabilitation treatments after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture 
    • Compare the effectiveness of exercise therapy with non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) and opioids for the management of pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis 
    • Determine the patellofemoral joint reaction forces during everyday activities, therapeutic exercises, and physical interventions in healthy individuals and those with patellofemoral pain or osteoarthritis

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Research Trends 103

    Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: Epidemiology, Costs, Injury, Inflammatory Process


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    • Discuss the epidemiologic evidence and debate about work-related musculoskeletal disorders
    • Discuss the costs and financial burden associated with musculoskeletal disorders
    • Discuss the factors involved in strain-induced injury of skeletal muscles
    • Discuss the inflammatory process as related to musculoskeletal disorders

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Research Trends 120
    Low Back Pain Clinical Factors

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    • Assess the prognostic capabilities of the STarT Back Tool (SBT) and identify pragmatic factors associated with poor outcomes and a transition from acute to chronic low back pain
    • Examine the relationship between patients’ pain and functional outcomes over 3-months and their chiropractic visit frequency, visits to other provider types, and other characteristics
    • Explore the lived experiences of people with low back pain
    • Evaluate the association between depressive symptoms and health outcomes in patients with low back pain
    • Quantify the prevalence of facet joint pain in patients with chronic low back pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Research Trends 123
    Important Low Back Pain Papers

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    • Asses the differences in primary and secondary clinical outcomes between monodisciplinary chiropractic care and multidisciplinary integrative care for sub-acute and chronic low back pain 
    • Evaluate the expectations of patients with low back pain and compare these to the assumptions of physicians 
    • Compare the efficacy of thrust and non-thrust spinal manipulation in adults with subacute or chronic low back pain
    • Describe the prognosis, pain intensity and proportion of participants seeking care following an acute episode of low back pain in a community cohort 
    • Investigate the relationship between specific psychosocial factors and severe pain and functional limitation in patients with low back pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Research Trends 124
    Unraveling the Veil of Bias: Conflict of Interest in Research

    1.0

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    • Identify the impact of financial conflicts of interest on research outcomes: Understand how industry funding can influence the results and interpretations of clinical trials, and differentiate between industry-sponsored and non-industry funded studies.
    • Analyze the significance of transparency and disclosure in research: Examine the importance of transparent reporting of financial and non-financial relationships and activities, and assess how perceptions of conflict of interest can be just as crucial as actual conflicts.
    • Evaluate emerging approaches to address conflicts of interest: Explore new methodologies, such as Cochrane's guidance, designed to mitigate the risks of bias in research, and critically assess their potential effectiveness in promoting objectivity.
    • Apply ethical considerations in research practices: Examine real-world scenarios of potential conflicts of interest in research and apply ethical principles to discern the appropriate course of action, fostering an understanding of how researchers can uphold integrity and impartiality in their work.

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Risk 103

    Introduction to Documentation Principles


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    • Construct a list of four specific compliance risk areas for physicians
    • Establish internal control mechanisms
    • Distinguish aspects of Quality Assurance
    • Develop Documentation Principles
    • Identify documentation warning signs and components of SNOCAMP

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

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    Risk 106

    How to Minimize Risks and Avoid Malpractice Actions


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    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to malpractice
    • Minimize risks and failure in malpractice actions
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets in avoiding malpractice actions
    • Identify action steps for minimizing risks of malpractice actions

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

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    Risk 107

    The Informed Consent Process and How to Avoid Malpractice Actions


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    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to informed consent
    • Minimize risks and failure in malpractice actions
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets in avoiding malpractice actions by utilizing properly executed informed consent
    • Identify action steps for minimizing risks of malpractice actions

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

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    Risk 108

    Identifying and Managing a Complication of Neural Injury From Manipulation


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    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to malpractice actions from neural injury
    • Minimize risks and failure in malpractice actions
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets in avoiding malpractice actions by utilizing proper manipulative procedures, recognizing post-operative complications and risks, and identifying and managing a complication.
    • Identify action steps for minimizing risks of malpractice actions from neural injury

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

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    Risk 110

    How to Review Legal Opinions


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    • Emphasize that each chiropractic provider must keep informed as to the laws and their interpretation in their particular state of practice
    • Identify various ingredients found in a typical judicial opinion
    • Discuss what each chiropractic provider should look for when they read an opinion
    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to legal opinions
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets in reading legal opinions by utilizing case method

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

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    Risk 112

    Fee-Splitting, Self Referrals and Kickbacks: Steering Clear of Prohibited Healthcare Arrangement


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

    • NOTE: This course is based on the same information as Risk 124 in a Text Format

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 113

    Avoiding Ethical Landmines and Criminality in Your Healthcare Employment Agreement


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    • Evaluate sample healthcare employment agreement
    • Explain the components of a well drafted healthcare employment agreement
    • Relate likely enforcement of provisions included in healthcare employment contract
    • Assess non-compete provisions through a judicial balancing test
    • Distinguish the various methods by which a court will rehabilitate certain contract provisions and selectively enforce others
    • Explain what kinds of contract provisions may run afoul of state and federal laws, including fee splitting and kickback prohibitions

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 114

    Selling a Healthcare Practice: Ethical, Legal, Financial and Tax Considerations


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    • Evaluate a sample sale agreement and sample letter issued to patients upon dissolution of practice
    • Explain components of any well drafted buy-sell agreement including non-competes
    • Identify how to handle patient records vis-à-vis the sale
    • Understanding forms and laws relating to the transfer of logos, trademarks and Internet Domain Names
    • HIPAA Considerations
    • Acquaint oneself with the tax consequences of particular types of practice sales
    • Discuss valuation methods used for determining an appropriate practice sales price
    • Identify legal concerns associated with the dissolution of a healthcare practice
    • Recognize how sales can trigger violations: fee splitting, patient abandonment, kickback, and anti-trust

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 115

    Administrative and Clinical Risk Management Protection Strategies


    3.0

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    • Identify "high risk" patients
    • Design protection strategies for telephone "advice."
    • List the "4 D's" of malpractice
    • Differentiate clinical from administrative malpractice risks
    • Distinguish malpractice from an adverse patient outcome
    • Describe how a non-office encounter can create a dr/patient relationship
    • Give examples of statutory duties beyond clinical care
    • Explain how you can be guilty of malpractice without being negligent
    • Assess office equipment hazards
    • Discuss malpractice cases where patient was never given an adjustment

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    Risk 116a

    Recordkeeping and Documentation Rules Part 1


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    • Discuss problems created by leaving blank spaces in records
    • Create practice appropriate SOAP note format to reduce risk exposures
    • Recognize Health Questionnaire “red flag” responses

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    Risk 116b

    Recordkeeping and Documentation Rules Part 2


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    • Integrate protective “rules for recordkeeping"
    • Monitor records release authorizations
    • Individualize pre-printed forms to conform with your practice and reduce risk exposures

    • NOTE: Recommend taking Risk 116a prior to this course

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    Risk 116c

    Recordkeeping and Documentation Rules Part 3


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    • Identify and document significant patient non-compliance
    • Generate appropriate X-ray warning labels
    • Identify “bad” forms
    • Incorporate protective letters-writing protocols

    • NOTE: Recommend taking Risk 116a and 116b prior to this course

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    Risk 117a

    Pretrial and Trial Preparation Part 1


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    • Recognize “exposure events” in area's of potential risk management
    • Discuss proper communication of a potential exposure event with a malpractice carrier
    • Maintain a healthy practice while in litigation
    • Prepare staff for dealing with the publicity of litigation

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    Risk 117b

    Pretrial and Trial Preparation Part 2


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    • Prepare for a deposition
    • Identify “informed consent” compliance
    • Analyze your website for potential risk management issues
    • Recognize deposition “tricks & traps”

    • NOTE: Recommend taking Risk 117a prior to this course

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    Risk 117c

    Pretrial and Trial Preparation Part 3


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    • Properly prepare for a trial
    • Prepare for lawyers questioning techniques
    • Avoid detrimental body language in front of a jury
    • Prepare for the phases of trial and the "down time" associated with trial

    • NOTE: Recommend taking Risk 117a and 117b prior to this course

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    Risk 118

    Business Structure and Other Risk Reduction Strategies


    3.0

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    • Find and Analyze Chiropractic Malpractice Court Opinions
    • Justify referral protocols
    • Plan staff training to avoid "vicarious liability"
    • Interpret "lawyer-speak" like "vicarious liability"
    • Assess equipment risk
    • Differentiate between good PR & sexual harassment
    • Generate HIPAA compliance strategies w/o paranoia
    • Appraise partnership, independent contractor and doctor/associate risks
    • Implement Table safety procedures
    • Recognize "exposure events"

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    Risk 119

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


    6.0

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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

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    Risk 121

    Nutritional Supplementation and Counseling: Tackling Some Legal Issues


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    • Assess how state scopes of practice affect chiropractic treatment of nutrition-related health problems.
    • Identify the roles the FDA and FTC play in the administration of nutritional healthcare.
    • Distinguish between a "food" and a "drug" for purposes of nutritional supplementation.
    • Demonstrate how the various states' ban against the practice of medicine affects other disciplines' approach to nutritional healthcare.
    • Explain aspects of nutrition labeling.
    • Identify issues associated with current performance-enhancing supplementation.
    • Explain the significance of distinguishing "treatment" from "informing" as it relates to nutritional counseling.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 125

    Introduction to Forensic Science


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    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to the practice of forensic science
    • Identify a new dimension of chiropractic practice that will minimize risks and failure in court appearances as a practitioner
    • Construct skill sets in forensic examination and document review

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

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    Risk 126

    Risks and Liabilities Encountered with Electronic Communications


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    • Acquire a current knowledge base relating to medicolegal issues
    • Identify risks and liabilities that may be encountered by examiners with electronic communications
    • Develop a level of understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to Junk Science

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

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    Risk 127

    Why Become an Ethical Expert Witness?


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    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to the ethical expert witness
    • Introduce a new dimension of chiropractic practice that will minimize risks and failure in court appearances as an ethical expert witness.
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets in forensic examination and appearing as an expert witness through certification.
    • Develop a level of understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to the ethical expert witness.

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

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    Risk 128

    Daubert Criteria and its Challenges


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    • Emphasize that each chiropractic provider must keep informed as to the laws and their interpretation in their particular state of practice
    • Identify Daubert criteria
    • Discuss what each chiropractic expert should look for when preparing for the opposing attorney
    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to Daubert challenges
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets in proving expert opinions

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

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    Risk 129

    An Introduction to the Basics of a Deposition


    1.0

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    • Emphasize that each chiropractic provider must keep informed as to the laws and their interpretation in their particular state of practice
    • Identify the basics of a deposition
    • Discusses the tricky question types and suggested responses
    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to the deposition process
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets in responding to questions posed in a deposition

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

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    Risk 130

    Legal and Regulatory Issues Associated with Healthcare Marketing


    2.0

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

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 138
    Self-Auditing: Making Your Documentation Work for You

    1.0

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    • Identify the expected standards of a compliant and complete patient medical record
    • Audit documentation to ensure the most important details are present
    • Analyze and correct for the four most commonly missed components of appropriate documentation
    • Apply the federal requirements for Medicare documentation and use this knowledge to initial and routine patient visit documentation

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Risk 140
    Good Samaritan Laws

    2.0

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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

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    Risk 147
    Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare: Move Over - AI is Here

    2.0

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    • Appreciate the significance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in transforming the healthcare industry.
    • Recognize the potential benefits of AI in improving diagnosis accuracy and treatment outcomes.
    • Identify how AI can streamline administrative processes, such as scheduling appointments, billing, forms, and managing patient records.
    • Explore compliance with laws and regulations when using AI and chatbots in advertising, including rules around data collection and use
    • Understand the challenges of determining who owns the copyright for content generated by AI systems
    • Evaluate the importance of keeping up-to-date with technological advancements in healthcare for quality patient care and practice management
    • Comprehend the challenges regarding patient data privacy and security associated with AI.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Risk 148
    Social Media & HIPAA Compliance- Identifying & Managing Risk

    1.0

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    • Recognize different forms of social media and how clinics can benefit from using social media
    • Appreciate the risks of using social media and how to avoid any pitfalls
    • Develop policy and procedures to protect patient information when using social media
    • Ability to identify commonly overlooked risks when communicating to patients on third-party software platforms

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

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    Risk 149
    Patient Complaints and Negative Reviews: Learn from them, Shape them, Defend against them

    2.0

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    • Distinguish Constitutionally-protected expression contributing to a healthy marketplace, from defamatory reviews that damage doctors and impede intelligent consumer activity.
    • Explain what triggers patient complaints and discuss how their constructive information improves healthcare services.
    • Identify how patient complaints can compromise doctors’ health, devastate their businesses, impede professional performance, and compromise patient outcomes.
    • Express how doctors may shape doctor-patient relationships so as to reduce the likelihood and frequency of patient complaints.
    • Illustrate how a doctor's proactive remedial behavior can mitigate the incidence and severity of formal disciplinary actions and litigation generally.
    • Explain the power traditionally ascribed to word-of-mouth recommendations and how current social media review systems leverage this power.
    • Discuss how the Consumer Review Fairness Act restricts prohibitions against posting negative reviews.
    • Describe how a complaint navigates a state Board disciplinary process and factors regarding appeal.
    • Illustrate the financial and reputational costs that attend doctors responding to negative complaints and/or initiating litigation against patients.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 118

    Soft Tissue Injury Examination


    8.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Hour 5

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

    Hour 6

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

    Hour 7

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

    Hour 8

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 119
    Treatments for Soft Tissues of the Musculoskeletal Frame

    12.0

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    Hour 1:

    • Comprehend the human frame as interrelated biomechanical systems.
    • Relate the functional anatomy of soft tissue structures to the movement of the human frame.
    • Discern the six types of soft tissue end feel for evaluation of injury.
    • Perform passive and active examination according to protocol developed by James Cyriax, MD.
    • Distinguish between the types of injury and their effects on the soft tissues.

    Hour 2:

    • Identify soft tissue changes associated with injury.
    • Discern which phase of healing is associated with the current presentation of injury.
    • Apply mechanisms of healing to treatment protocol.
    • Discuss diagnostic tools used to identify soft tissue injury.
    • Utilize appropriate ice, heat and stretch protocols in the treatment of soft tissue injury.

    Hour 3:

    • Explain and perform Somatic Technique and Strain/Counterstrain.
    • Understand friction anesthesia and palpatory methods for identifying trigger points.
    • Differentiate between Postisometric Relaxation and Postfacilitation Stretch.
    • Apply specific modalities for particular soft tissue injury patterns.
    • Perform soft tissue restriction release methods.

    Hour 4:

    • Discern between mobilization and manipulation.
    • Apply biomechanics of foot arch function to injury.
    • Explain dynamic changes of foot during weight bearing, and walking on even and uneven surfaces.
    • Utilize treatment protocols for common ankle sprains.
    • Perform osseous manipulation to the bones of the foot and ankle.

    Hour 5:

    • Perform Strain/Counterstrain on the foot and ankle as an effective tool to release spasm and fixations.
    • Discern and treat various pathological conditions related to the knee.
    • Utilize myofascial release techniques to treat entrapment syndromes of the lower extremity.
    • Explain functional movement of the hip.
    • Apply functional kinesiology to the evaluation and treatment of the muscles associated with the hip.

    Hour 6:

    • Utilize treatment methods for contracted soft tissues of the lateral hip.
    • Perform treatment protocols for the hamstrings/quadratus femoris.
    • Explain the dynamics of correct posture.
    • Recognize normal versus abnormal gait in patient observation.
    • Describe nutation and counternutation of the pelvis.

    Hour 7:

    • Understand the various movements and fixations patterns in the Sacroiliac joints.
    • Perform Strain/Counterstrain for the pelvis.
    • Utilize a disc pump correction for mild to moderate disc lesions.
    • Demonstrate James Cyriax MD protocol from manipulation of the low back.
    • Devise a treatment protocol for sprain of the iliolumbar ligament.

    Hour 8:

    • Apply movement dynamics of the lumbopelvic spine to soft tissue injury.
    • Utilize chest movement dynamics to help determine injury to the thoracic spine and rib cage.
    • Provide affective treatment of the rib cage specific to rib articulations.
    • Perform somatic Technique to the trapezius muscle for muscle awareness.
    • Apply treatments to soft tissues of the rib cage without using electric modalities.

    Hour 9:

    • Discuss cervical spine mechanics as it applies to soft tissue injury.
    • Create muscle awareness of the cervical extensor group with Somatic Technique.
    • Reduce pain and spasm in an acute cervical spine injury using Strain/Counterstrain.
    • Apply myofascial release to the soft tissues of the posterior cervico-thoracic spine.
    • Educate the patient on corrective scoliosis exercises.

    Hour 10:

    • Relate the functional anatomy of the TMJ to soft tissue injury.
    • Discern between Acute Closed lock and Acute Open Lock of the TMJ.
    • Apply soft tissue treatments to the muscles of the TMJ.
    • Use movement dynamics of the shoulder to better evaluate injury.
    • Utilize a variety of soft tissue treatment in the treatment of adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder.

    Hour 11:

    • Differentially diagnose acromioclavicular joint injury and apply treatment to grades 1-3.
    • Use soft tissue methods to treat the muscles of the rotator cuff.
    • Discern and treat soft tissue structures related to the scapula.
    • Perform a scapula mobilization technique to free up the functional scapulo-thoracic joint.
    • Apply mechanisms of throwing to soft tissue injury and treatment.

    Hour 12:

    • Describe various soft tissue treatments for the elbow, wrist and hand and related functional dynamics of injury.
    • Osseously manipulate the joints of the elbow, wrist and hand.
    • Perform soft tissue treatment methods for injury to the myofascia associated with the upper extremity.
    • Discern and treat all injured tendon sheath components of the wrist using soft tissue treatment methods.
    • Differentially diagnose and treat nerve entrapment syndromes for the upper extremity.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 120
    Modalities: Theories, Application and Treatment

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 121

    Posture; Normal Biomechanics, Pathology and Treatment for Scoliosis and Spinal Distortion Syndromes.


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    • Discuss the normal function of soft tissues for support and movement to relate soft tissue injuries to postural anomalies. 
    • Utilize the evaluation of the feet as a foundation for full body postural adaptations.
    • Relate normal biomechanics of the foot, ankle, knee, hip, pelvis, spine, TMJ and upper extremities to normal posture and movement.
    • Apply findings of injured soft tissues of the foot, ankle, knee, hip, pelvis, spine, TMJ and upper extremities to evaluation of normal and abnormal postural distortions.
    • Discuss dynamic muscle stabilizers in the pelvis and abdominal core in relation to normal movement and fixations in the hip and pelvis.
    • Relate the thoracic spine and rib cage to dynamic movement and postural adaptations in the spine, upper and lower extremities.
    • Evaluate cervical joint dynamics in relation to compensations from the thoracic spine and rib cage, upper extremity and TMJ.
    • Discern impact of TMJ function on cervical spine posture and head tilt.
    • Relate abnormal scapular, glenohumeral joint and rotator cuff function to specific spinal and upper extremity postural distortions.
    • Educate the patient in normal standing, seated, computer ergonomic, reclined, recumbent positions and normal gait to discern and recognize postural abnormalities.
    • Relate functional dynamics during Acceleration/Deceleration Impact to soft tissue injury and postural adaptations to those injuries.
    • Define causative factors for Scoliosis and relate muscle disparities of the multifidus to spinal, pelvic, rib cage and shoulder postural distortions for treatment protocol.
    • Educate on causes of shoulder rounding, shoulder elevation; and backpack, throwing, tennis, golf, swimming, overhead sports injuries and their effects on spinal posture for rehabilitation.
    • Understand and apply soft tissue treatment methods for the three posture types of Somatic Technique Theory: Red Light, Green Light and Dark Vise.
    • Use Strain/Counterstrain, Friction Massage and Postisometric Relaxation as an effective tool for soft tissue damage contributing to postural distortion.
    • Apply soft tissue treatment methods, modalities and rehabilitation to Pelvic Crossed Syndrome and Shoulder Crossed Syndrome.
    • Apply Yoga for full body and regional postural corrections.
    • Understand and explain proper postures for dance, martial arts, running, cycling, baseball, golf, tennis, standing, walking, sitting, computer ergonomics and sleeping.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 122
    Headaches: Classifications, Examination, Pathological Conditions and Treatments of the Cranial Bones, Temporomandibular Joints and Cervical Spine Complex

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    • Utilize the World Health Organization (WHO) definition and classifications of headache complexes.
    • Discern headache types using the International Headache Society definition and classifications of headache complexes.
    • Integrate the Cleveland Clinic Headache classifications, descriptions, causes and treatment protocols.
    • Compare efficacy in Cleveland Clinic treatment protocols of stress management, biofeedback, pharmaceuticals and prevention guidelines with manual medicine for outcome for your patients.
    • Explain headache complexes in children and adults.
    • Discuss Craniopathy and Cranial Osteopathy and its application in treating headaches.
    • Apply the three approaches for Cranial Osteopathy; meningeal, reflex and sutural.
    • Determine appropriate conditions indicated for use of Craniopathy and contraindications.
    • Examine cranial bone anatomy.
    • Integrate brain and spinal cord anatomy in relation to cranial bone anatomy and function.
    • Relate spinal dural anatomy to dural torque in the cervical spine and cranium and its relationship to headaches.
    • Collate signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injury into the evaluation of the cranium and headaches.  
    • Relate the function of the cranial bones with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
    • Utilize the structural and functional anatomy of the soft tissues of the TMJ for differential diagnosis of headaches and jaw dysfunction.
    • Apply functional anatomy of the TMJ to functional anatomy of the cranial bones and cervical spine in relation to headaches.
    • Demonstrate the evaluation of mandibular gait and disc condyle gait, normal and pathological.
    • Define muscles of the jaw and cranium and their interrelationship regarding headaches and cranial faults.
    • Relate the function of the cranial bones with the cervical spine.
    • Utilize the structural and functional anatomy of the cervical spine for examination of soft tissues and pathology related to headaches.
    • Determine which soft tissue structures when dysfunctional lead to headaches.
    • Discern soft tissue pathology from examination for the differential diagnosis of causative factors headaches.
    • Apply the functional anatomy of the TMJ and cervical spine to pathological conditions in these regions that can cause headaches.
    • Explain the history and definitions of Craniopathy from 1596 - present.
    • Explain the history and definition of Cranial Osteopathy and Craniosacral Therapy in Osteopathic Medicine.
    • Determine pathology in the TMJ through thorough history using passive and active examination procedures and relate findings to headaches.
    • Apply the VROM (vertical range of motion) scale to TMJ movement analysis.
    • Treat the TMJ using a variety of methods.
    • Perform Cranial Bone examination to find cranial faults using Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT) and relate findings to headaches.
    • Apply Mind Language to cranial bone evaluation for SOT Category I and II.
    • Perform Cranial Bone examination to find cranial faults using Applied Kinesiology (AK) and relate findings to headaches.
    • Demonstrate effective muscle testing techniques when applying AK for cranial bone examination.
    • Diagram the sequencing of Cranial Bone Examination using AK and its application during treatment.
    • Differentially diagnose individual cranial faults and their relationship to one another during examination and treatment.
    • Treat cranial bone faults using the methods discussed.
    • Determine soft tissue and joint pathology in the cervical spine using active and passive examination procedures as well as functional testing to relate findings to headaches.
    • Differentiate pain quality between the soft tissue structures (periosteum, joint, ligament, muscle, tendon, bursa, fascia, vascular and nerve).
    • Utilize motion palpation as a tool to determine cervical spine joint fixation and dysfunction.
    • Apply soft tissue palpation methods to evaluate the soft tissues of the cervical spine.
    • Assess the cervical spine soft tissue structures using passive and active functional testing.
    • Detect pathological conditions of the soft tissues of the TMJ as they relate to headaches.
    • Relate the mechanics of Acceleration Deceleration Impact of the TMJ as a causative factor in injury and relationship to headaches.
    • Assess pathological conditions of the soft tissue structures of the cervical spine (periosteum, joint, ligament, muscle, tendon, bursa, fascia, vascular and nerve) and relate the pertinent conditions to headaches.
    • Detect bony defects, osseous and congenital that alter function in the cervical spine with the potential causative factor for headaches.
    • Interpolate findings of scoliosis as a complicating factor in cervical spine dysfunction in relation to headaches.
    • Relate the mechanics of Acceleration Deceleration Impact of the cervical spine as a causative factor in soft tissue injury and relationship to headaches.
    • Apply treatment protocols for headaches using Craniopathy and Sacro-Occipital Technique (SOT) to address pathological conditions of the TMJ.
    • Apply treatment protocols for headaches using soft tissue methods, modalities and manipulation for the pathological conditions of the TMJ.
    • Apply treatment protocols for headaches using Craniopathy and SOT for the cranial bones and TMJ.
    • Apply treatment protocols for headaches using Craniopathy and Applied Kinesiology (AK).
    • Develop treatment sequencing practices and corrections for cranial faults in relationship to headaches.
    • Integrate sinus congestion corrections into treatment protocols for cranial faults and headaches.
    • Determine the effects of the rebound in the closed system of the cranium and apply the findings to cranial bone treatment.
    • Apply treatment protocols for headaches using soft tissue methods, modalities and manipulation for the pathological conditions of the cervical spine.
    • Determine pain radiation patterns of trigger points in the cervical spine in relation to head pain.
    • Evaluate the most conducive manual methods to determine the most affective soft tissue treatments of the soft tissues of the cervical spine including Strain Counterstrain, postfacilitation stretch, somatic technique, postisometric relaxation, modalities, massage, manipulation and mobilization.
    • Apply manual methods, modalities, mobilization and manipulation to pathological conditions cervical spine in relation to headaches.
    • Apply treatment protocols to scoliosis in relation to cervical spine dysfunction and headaches.
    • Relate treatment of the cervical spine after Acceleration Deceleration Impact to the treatment of headaches.
    • Review a case study on the use of cranial fault correction, manipulation, manual methods and modalities in a patient with Cluster Headaches.
    • Derive confidence in treating severe headache complexes using soft tissue treatments, Craniopathy, modalities and manual methods.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Spinal Decompression 101

    Science and Clinical Application


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    • Identify the goals, indications and contraindications of spinal traction and decompression
    • Predict responsive patient selection for spinal traction and decompression
    • Plot phases of traction and calculate the appropriate force, traction and hold times
    • Evaluate the validity of logarithmic pulls and disc targeting
    • Define ethical behavior for billing and marketing of non-surgical spinal decompression device

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Sports Medicine 101

    Golf: Overview of Injury Assessment and Rehab, Balance, Coordination


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    • Develop and overview of Adult Golf Injury Assessment and Rehab
    • Identify the nature of balance and applying balance assessment to golfers
    • Review and Understand the concepts of coordination as applied to golf

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Sports Medicine 102

    Golf: Muscles Used in the Swing, Chiropractic's Influence, Practical Swing Suggestions, Physical Conditioning


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