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Please click here for a listing of Online and Teleseminar continuing education courses specifically approved for Texas Chiropractic Physicians.

 

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  • Acupuncture 222
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Introduction

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-13152
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Acupuncture 222 - 228
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders

    7.0

    $140.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Acupuncture 222 through 228

    Course Group includes all  Acupunture Courses numbered 222 through 228

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-13152
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Acupuncture 223
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-13152
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Acupuncture 224
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Capsulitis and Mortons Metatarsalgia

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-13152
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Acupuncture 225
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Metatarsophalangeal Joint

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-13152
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Acupuncture 226
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Plantar Fascia Disorders

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-13152
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Acupuncture 227
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-13152
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Acupuncture 228
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Achilles Tendinopathy

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-13152
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Acupuncture 400

    Acupuncture Program Introduction to 104-hour Acupuncture Certification Course


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 400 - 420

    Basic Theory Course Group


    21.0

    $357.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Acupuncture 400 through Acupuncture 420

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 400 - 461
    104.0

    $1560.00 USD

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

    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 400 thru 461

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 401

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 402

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 403

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 404

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 405

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 406

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 407

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 408

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 409

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 410

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 411

    Spleen and Stomach: The Organs of Nourishment


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 412

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 413

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 414

    Kidney and Urinary Bladder: The Foundational Organs of the Body


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 415

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 416

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 417

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 418

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 419

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 420

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 421

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 421 - 436

    Acupuncture Points and Meridians Group


    16.0

    $288.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Acupuncture 421 through Acupuncture 436

    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 221 through 436

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 422

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 423

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 424

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 425

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 426

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 427

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 428

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-12288
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Acupuncture 429

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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    Acupuncture 430

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


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

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    Acupuncture 431

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


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

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    Acupuncture 432

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


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

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    Acupuncture 433

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


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

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    Acupuncture 434

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


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

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    Acupuncture 435

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


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

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    Acupuncture 436

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


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

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    Acupuncture 437

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


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

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    Acupuncture 437 - 440

    Acupuncture Microsystems Group


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    Acupuncture 438

    Microsystems II: Ear Acupuncture: Auricular Acupuncture Points and Techniques


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

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    Acupuncture 439

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


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

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    Acupuncture 440

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


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

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    Acupuncture 441

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


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

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    Acupuncture 441 - 446

    Acupuncture Techniques Group


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    Acupuncture 442

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


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

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    Acupuncture 443

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


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

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    Acupuncture 444

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


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

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    Acupuncture 445

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


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

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    Acupuncture 446

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


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

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    Acupuncture 447

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


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

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    Acupuncture 447 - 451

    Acupuncture for the Treatment of Pain Group


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    Acupuncture 448

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


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

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    Acupuncture 449

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


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

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    Acupuncture 450

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


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

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    Acupuncture 451

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


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

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    Acupuncture 452

    Yin and Yang: A Comprehensive Study of Yin and Yang


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    • Interpret phenomena in terms of Yin &Yang
    • Apply the theory of Yin-Yang to Chinese medicine
    • Describe the concepts of deficiency and excess of Yin & Yang
    • Identify phenomena according to the Five Elements
    • Apply the theory of Five Elements to Chinese medicine
    • Summarize the interrelationships of the Generating, Controlling, and Over-acting Cycles of the Five Elements  
    • Differentiate the origin, nature, & functions of Pre-Heaven Essences
    • Explain the functions of Qi in the body
    • Outline the relationship between Blood and Qi
    • Explain the relationship between Blood and Essence
    • Contrast and Compare Blood and Body Fluids
    • Identify the different aspects of the Mind as it is understood within Chinese medical theory

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    Acupuncture 452 - 461

    Foundations of Chinese Medicine Group


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    Acupuncture 453

    The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Study of Chinese Medical Thought


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    • Describe the functional activities of Qi and their associated physiological processes in the body
    • Explain the role of the Original Qi as the dynamic motive force for transformation
    • Analyze the interrelationship of the Essence and the Fire of the Gate of Life
    • Explain the process of the movement of Qi in the body
    • Summarize the role of the bones as one of the deepest energetic layers
    • Paraphrase how the entering and exiting of Qi from the space between the skin and  muscles regulates sweating
    • Describe how Qi enters and exits from the joints, and how this process can become interrupted
    • Explain the nature and functions of the Yin and Yang organs in general, and the essential differences between them
    • Infer how the Kidneys, as the foundation of Yin and Yang and the origin of Fire and Water in the body, impact the other Organs
    •  Give examples of how the role of the Stomach and Spleen as the “center,” impacts the body’s function
    •  Summarize the relationships between Heart and Blood
    • Outline how anger affects the Liver and how a Liver disharmony affects our moods

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    Acupuncture 454

    The Functions of the Organs: A Comprehensive Study of the Interrelationships of the Main Organs of TCM


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    • Describe the importance of the Pericardium channel in acupuncture treatment
    • Discuss the significance of the Triple Burner in the Qi mechanism
    • Match the Heart with various emotions, substances, & organs
    • Differentiate the relationships of Blood to the Heart, Liver, and Spleen
    • Recognize the various aspects of the soul, and the organs to which those aspects are most closely related
    • Give examples of how the Liver and Spleen interact in making and storing the Blood
    • Explain the significance of the descending of Lung-Qi and the ascending of Liver-Qi
    • Relate the free flow of Liver-Qi to the Spleen's function of transformation and transportation
    • Explain how a deficiency of Spleen-Qi, leading to the formation of Phlegm, affects the Lungs
    • Summarize the relationships between the Kidneys and the Spleen
    • Discuss the complexities of the relationship of Blood to Spleen, Heart and Liver
    • Distinguish the roles played by the Yin and Yang organs, in the management of fluids
    • Diagram the more significant interrelationships of the five Yin organs
    • Compare and Contrast the Extraordinary organs with the Yin & Yang organs

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    Acupuncture 455

    External Causes of Disease: A Comprehensive Study of the Endogenous and Exogenous Pathogens


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    • Explain how climatic factors can become a cause of disease
    • Assess the influence of the constitution on predisposition to health or disease
    • Compare diagnostic signs of a strong or weak constitution
    • Discuss how excessive physical work and exercise can cause disease
    • Relate the significance of poor diet and eating habits as a cause of disease
    • Summarize the importance of paying attention to a patient's constitutional type
    • Interpret clinical meaning of changes in the tissues and other parts of the body
    • Recognize the importance of the tongue as a pillar of diagnosis
    • Integrate tongue and pulse diagnosis to confirm suspected patterns and indicate the presence of patterns not evident from other signs and symptoms
    • Recognize the frequency of tiredness as a complaint in Western patients, and utilize  methods of questioning to ascertain appropriate patterns of disharmony
    • Differentiate the clinical significance of feelings of cold, heat, and fever, and their different clinical significance in exterior and interior conditions
    • Justify the importance of questioning and observing the patient's emotional state
    • Recognize the significance of asking about menstruation, leucorrhoea, pregnancy, and childbirth
    • Examine children's symptoms, in the areas of digestion, respiration, sleep and immunization

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    Acupuncture 456

    Diagnosis by Palpation: A Comprehensive Study on Palpation, Focusing on the Radial Pulse


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    • Describe the role of the radial pulse in diagnosis
    • Give examples of the problems inherent in pulse diagnosis
    • Discuss the clinical significance of the three levels of the pulse
    • List the factors to take into account when evaluating the pulse
    • Recognize signs from palpating the temperature, moisture, and texture of the skin
    • Explain how palpation of the abdomen provides valuable diagnostic information
    • Recognize the various forms taken by 'Excess of Yang' and 'Deficiency of Yang'
    • Recognize the various forms taken by 'Excess of Yin' and 'Deficiency of Yin'
    • Summarize the diagnostic significance of the sounds of breathing, cough, vomiting, hiccup, borborygmi, sighing etc.
    • Analyze the implications of ascending/descending and entering/exiting of Qi
    • Point out the significance of the smell of bodily secretions
    • Identify the Full/Empty nature of a condition, according to the presence or absence of a pathogenic factor and the strength of the body's Qi

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    Acupuncture 457

    Identification of Patterns - Heart, Pericardium and Liver: A Comprehensive Study of These Organs and Their Relationships


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    • Identify the four pathological patterns of Qi disharmony
    • Defend the importance of distention as a characteristic of Qi stagnation
    • Identify the four Blood pathology patterns
    • Distinguish between various types of Blood stasis in the Liver, Heart, Lungs, Stomach, Intestines and Uterus
    • Recognize the causes of Blood stasis
    • Identify the three types of pathological Body Fluid patterns
    • Give examples of Phlegm in Chinese medicine
    • Outline the role of the Spleen, Lungs and Kidneys in the production of Phlegm
    • Differentiate between the various Heart pathologies
    • Discuss how pathologies of the Pericardium differ from those of the Heart
    • List the general characteristics of Liver pathology
    • Differentiate between the various Liver pathologies

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    Acupuncture 458

    Identification of Patterns - Lung, Spleen, Kidney and Stomach: A Comprehensive Study of These Organs and Their Relationships


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    • Describe how exterior Wind (combined with Heat or Cold) can invade the Lung Exterior portion to cause exterior patterns
    • Discuss and differentiate the effects of Dryness and Dampness on the Lungs
    • Recognize Lung Deficiency patterns
    • Identify Lung Excess patterns
    • Differentiate Lung Phlegm patterns
    • Describe and differentiate Spleen Deficiency Patterns
    • Compare and contrast Spleen Cold-Dampness and Damp-Heat in the Spleen
    • Analyze the significance of the duality of Kidney-Yin and Kidney-Yang in Kidney pathology
    • Point out the differences and similarities associated with Yin, Yang, and Jing Deficiencies in the Kidneys
    • Outline the importance of heredity in determining the strength of a child's Kidneys
    • Apply the significance of Stomach-Qi in prognosis
    • Illustrate how Stomach-Qi manifests on tongue and pulse

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    Acupuncture 459

    Identification of Patterns - Small/Large Intestine, Gall Bladder, Bladder, Six Stages and Four Levels: A Comprehensive Study of These Organs and an Introduction to the Progression of Disease


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    • List the main functions of the Small Intestine
    • Describe the main functions of the Large Intestine
    • Summarize the role of diet in Large Intestine pathology
    • Discuss the importance of the Gall Bladder's function of storing bile
    • Relate the pathology of Gall Bladder pathology to that of the Liver
    • Outline the main Bladder function of transforming and excreting fluids
    • Explain why the Kidneys do not have Full patterns
    • Differentiate Damp-Heat in the Bladder from Damp-Cold in the Bladder
    • Give examples of symptoms of the stages of external Wind invasion
    • Identify the main clinical manifestations of the emergence of Latent Heat
    • Recognize Damp-Heat in the Gall Bladder and Liver
    • Distinguish between Bright Yang, Greater Yang, Lesser Yang, Greater Yin, Lesser Yin, and Terminal Yin patterns
    • Distinguish between Wei, Qi, Ying and Blood Level patterns

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    Acupuncture 460

    Patterns According to the Three Burners, 12 Channels and Eight Extraordinary Vessels; Shu Points and Categories of Points: A Comprehensive Study of Pattern Discrimination in TCM


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    • Identify patterns according to the Three Burners
    • Relate patterns according to the Three Burners to those of the Four Levels
    • Integrate the relationship between the channels and the organs in disease
    • List the causes of channel problems
    • Diagnose channel patterns 
    • Identify the Generating and Overacting sequence patterns
    • Relate the Qi of the channels to a flow of water
    • Explain the importance of the Transporting Points in clinical practice
    • Describe the connection between the channels and the environment
    • Summarize the dynamism of points at the end and beginning of the channels
    • Outline the significance of the regulating, balancing and integrating functions of the extraordinary vessels
    • List the different ways that opening and coupled points can be used to open the Vessels
    • Determine when to use the extraordinary vessels

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    Acupuncture 461

    The Eight Extraordinary Vessels; Principles of Treatment and Combination of Points: A Comprehensive Study on Crafting Acupuncture Treatment Strategies.


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    • Cite the clinical applications of the Governing Vessel
    • Recall the clinical applications of the Directing Vessel
    • Distinguish the five branches of the Penetrating Vessel
    • Relate the clinical applications of the Girdle Vessel
    • Give examples of the clinical applications of the Yang Stepping Vessel
    • Discuss how the Yin and Yang Stepping Vessels combine in Pathology
    • Recognize the importance of adopting the correct treatment principle
    • Point out how the Root and Manifestation relate to each other
    • Describe how a Manifestation can become a Root of further Manifestations
    • Explain the importance of tracing clinical manifestations back to their Roots
    • Summarize the importance of knowing when to tonify Qi or expel pathogenic factors
    • Recognize the importance of being aware of residual pathogenic factors
    • Compare herbal treatment and acupuncture

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    AO07-12288
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    Acupuncture National Exam Prep Course

    Board Review for Those Taking the NBCE or ABCA Exam


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Compare and contrast Yin and Yang as they relate to Acupuncture theory, diagnosis and treatment
    • Explain the 8 Principles and apply them to Acupuncture diagnosis
    • Describe the interrelationships of the Five Elements, and explain their significance in acupuncture theory
    • Recall the daily time allotments associated with each organ and meridian according to the Horary Cycle
    • Distinguish the main functions and pathologies of the Yin organs
    • Recognize the main points in point prescriptions used to treat many common disharmonies of the organs
    • Identify the functions and pathologies associated with Qi, Jing, Blood, Shen and Fluids
    • List the 71 Meridians of acupuncture
    • Reproduce a chart of the most important acupuncture points.
    • Identify areas of further study needed by the student for successful performance on a national board exam in acupuncture.

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    AO07-12288
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    Athletic TIPS Certification Seminar
    Musculoskeletal Injuries, Nutrition, Dehydration and Concussion

    8.0

    $199.00 USD

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    Musculoskeletal

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

    Nutrition

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

    Dehydration

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

    Concussion

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

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

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    O07-12523
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    Cultural Competency 201

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


    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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    O07-12391
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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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    O07-12391
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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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    O07-12391
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    Cultural Competency 204

    Understanding Cultural Competence in Health Care


    1.0

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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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    O07-12391
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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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    O07-12391
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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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    O07-12391
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    Cultural Competency 207
    Cultural competence: Behaviors in health care - Ethnic Disparities

    1.0

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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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    O07-12391
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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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    O07-12391
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    Cultural Competency 209
    Standards and Expectations of a Culturally Competent Healthcare Provider

    1.0

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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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    O07-12391
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    Dry Needling 201
    Introduction

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12551
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    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Dry Needling 201 - 206
    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Dry Needling 201 through 206

    Course Group includes all Dry Needline Courses numbered 201 thru 206

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    O07-12551
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    Dry Needling 202
    Clean & Safe Needle Handling

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    O07-12551
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    Dry Needling 203
    Needles & Needling

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    O07-12551
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    Dry Needling 204
    Trigger Points & Patterns

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    O07-12551
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    Dry Needling 205
    Treatment of Myofascial Stress Patterns

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    O07-12551
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    Dry Needling 206
    Treating Specific Bodily Regions

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    O07-12551
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    Expires: 2022-12-31

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

    2.0

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

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

    Thomas Fabian, PhD, CNTP

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 201 - 210
    10-Course Basic Certificate Program

    21.0

    $795.00 USD

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    • This course contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 201 through 210

    This package course includes a FREE 1 hour Bonus course:  The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity: Case Studies

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    O07-13153
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 202
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity

    2.0

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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    O07-13153
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 203
    Detoxification and Environmental Health

    2.0

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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    O07-13153
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    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 204
    Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Oscar Coetzee, MS, DCN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 205
    Functional Endocrinology

    2.0

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

    Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, CNS

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

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

    2.0

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

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

    Todd LePine, MD

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    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

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

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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

    Oscar Coetzee, MS, DCN

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    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

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

    2.0

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

    Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, CNS

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    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

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

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Mark J. Smith, PhD

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    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 210
    Food As Medicine

    2.0

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

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

    Eleonora Gafton, MS, DCN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

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

    2.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2 

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

    Sarah LoBisco, ND, IFMCP

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    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

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

    4.0

    $190.00 USD

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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 213
    Functional Approach to Pediatrics

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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

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    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 214
    Nutritional Genomics Foundations

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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


    Robert Brody ND, MS

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 215
    Optimized Exercise & Fitness

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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

    Hour 2

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

    Mark J. Smith, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13153
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-09-30

    Got Documentation 201
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13044
    Approved for General Hours ONLY
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Got Documentation 201 - 204
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    Hours 1 - 3

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13044
    Approved for General Hours ONLY
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Got Documentation 202
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13044
    Approved for General Hours ONLY
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Got Documentation 203
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13044
    Approved for General Hours ONLY
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Got Documentation 204
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13044
    Approved for General Hours ONLY
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-07-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12406
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12406
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12406
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12406
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12406
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12406
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12406
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12406
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Human Trafficking 205 - Human Trafficking Affecting Texas
    1.0

    $19.00 USD

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    • Cite the statistics on the prevalence of human trafficking nationally and in the State of Texas
    • Define Human Trafficking
    • Summarize Texas law concerning human trafficking
    • Describe the personal and social behaviors, work conditions and immigration status that can indicate human trafficking
    • Give examples of interview questions that can help determine if a person is a victim of trafficking
    • Explain the special considerations necessary during the patient interview
    • List medical indicators of trafficking victims
    • List steps to be taken in reporting adult victims of human trafficking
    • Cite the reporting requirements for minor victims

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    HTO07-13043
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-07-31

    Laser 201
    Revolutionary Wellness - An Integrative Approach to Health

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

  • Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-03-31

    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-03-31

    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Jerome Rerucha DC, CSCS, CHPS

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-03-31

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-03-31

    Laser 205
    Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Marc Funderlich Jr, BPS, DC, CCS

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-03-31

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Trevor Berry, DC, DACNB

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-03-31

    Laser 206 - 207
    12.0

    $216.00 USD

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    • This includes all content in Laser 206 and 207. Please see educational objectives for those courses

    Course Group includes all Guidelines for Laser 206 and 207

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    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-03-31

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-03-31

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

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

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-03-31

    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Andre J Camelli, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2023-03-31

    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    O07-12674
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Laser 211
    Get Back in the Game Body Recalibration through Laser Therapy Part 2

    6.0

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Hour 5

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

    Hour 6

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

    Kristin Hieshetter, DC

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    O07-12674
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    Laser 213
    Super Highway to Health - Advanced Protocols for Clinical Success

    8.0

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

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    Laser 215
    A Comprehensive Analysis of Todays Healthcare Topics

    8.0

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Hour 3:

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

    Hour 4:

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

    Hour 5:

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

    Hour 6:

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

    Hour 7:

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

    Hour 8:

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    O07-12674
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    Laser 215 - 216
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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

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    Laser 216
    Joint and Biomechanical Restoration: Stopping the Pain Cycle

    4.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Brandon Brock, DC, DACNB

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    O07-12674
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    Laser 217
    Advanced Pain Solutions with Next Gen Laser Therapy

    1.0

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    • Integrate concepts in laser photon therapy: wavelength, frequency, speed of light, fluence, penetration, secondary and primary physiological influences
    • Contrast the differences between thermal and non-thermal laser therapy
    • Develop the relationship between mitochondria, free radicals, ATP, cytochrome c oxidase enzyme, and laser photon therapy
    • Discuss the physiology of applying laser therapy to both the anatomical part of injury/complaint and to the nerve roots that innervate that anatomical part
    • Explain the biphasic nature of laser photon therapy as related to evolutionary biology and current clinical applications

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Laser 218
    Building a Powerful Modern Practice through Lasers and Compliance

    4.0

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    • Ssummarize the volume of research that led to the USSR implementing laser by 1974 as standard care
    • Discuss the differences between LEDs and different classes of lasers
    • Identify which wavelength was preferred by the Soviets, and also has 18 of the 21 FDA clearances
    • Analyze case studies to identify that the effect is not a placebo
    • Prevent cyber attacks on your data
    • Create protocols to prevent willful neglect fines
    • Develop guidelines for patient rights to access their own information
    • Perform a self audit on your practice
    • Identify the most common HIPAA fines issued to doctors and create procedures to prevent them
    • Realize who gets investigated and how to lower your risk
    • Identify the documentation you will have to provide if investigated
    • Recognize what to do if you are investigated
    • Discuss the the results of the level 1, double blind study that showed a 635 nm class 2 laser was more effective than opioids for chronic low back pain of a minimum duration of 8 years
    • Integrate laser therapy into an existing practice for better patient outcomes
    • Contrast the difference in clearances and uses for a class 4 laser vs a class 2 laser for chronic condition for better implementation into treatment protocols
    • Analyze video’s and pictures in regard to treatment applications and contraindications

    Presented by:  Kirk Gair, DC, IDE & Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

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    Management of Common Conditions 249
    Chiropractic Checkup from the Neck Up

    8.0

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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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    O07-13143
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    Expires: 2023-07-31

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

    4.0

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

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    O07-13038
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    Expires: 2023-06-30

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

    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

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    O07-13038
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    NeuroFascial Integration 202
    Chronic Stress & Chiropractic: New Approaches for Better Outcomes Module 2

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

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    O07-13038
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    NeuroFascial Integration 203
    Chronic Stress & Chiropractic: New Approaches for Better Outcomes Module 3

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

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    O07-13038
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    Neurology 101

    The Neurological Aspects of Manipulation


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    • Identify the neurological aspects of manipulation
    • Review the basics of cellular physiology as it relates to manipulation
    • Discuss action potentials and synapses
    • Evolve an understanding of receptors
    • Describe nociception and effects of manipulation

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    O07-12390
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    Expires: 2022-12-31

    Neurology 102

    The Neurological Effects of Manipulation


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    • Further elucidate the neurological aspects of manipulation
    • Discuss nociceptive input to the spinal cord
    • Review mechanoreceptors and their fibers
    • Identify the relationship of mechanoreceptors with endorphin/enkephalin
    • Analyze the history of referred pain patterns

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    O07-12390
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    Neurology 103

    Inflammatory Neuropathy


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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    O07-12390
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    Neurology 104

    Differential Diagnosis with Nerve Conduction and EMG


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

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    O07-12390
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    Neurology 105

    Pathophysiological Mechanisms Underlying Muscular Tension and Pain


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

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    O07-12390
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    Neurology 106

    Modular Theory of Headache


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

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    O07-12390
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    Neurology 108

    Chiropractic and Motor Control, Theories, Assessment


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    O07-12390
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    Neurology 109

    Functional Symptoms in Neurology and Neuropathic Pain


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    O07-12390
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    Neurology 110

    Neuropathic Pain - Part I


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    • Explore current understanding of pain concepts, physiology and theories behind neuropathic pain
    • Discuss in detail the relevant neurological anatomy and functional neurology
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of relevant components of human nervous system as it relates to pain receptors and neural integration
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of relevant components of human nervous system as it relates to neural plasticity, articular neurology, and mechanisms of pain

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 111

    Neuropathic Pain - Part 2


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    • Explore current understanding of pain concepts, physiology and theories behind neuropathic pain and allodynia
    • Discuss the importance of the neurological implications of a nerve injury
    • Describe mechanisms of neural plasticity
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of relevant components of human nervous system as it relates to neural plasticity, articular neurology, and mechanisms of pain

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    O07-12390
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    Neurology 112

    Neuropathic Pain - Part 3


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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    O07-12390
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    Neurology 113

    Neck Adjustments and Stroke: Just the Facts


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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    O07-12390
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    Neurology 114

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


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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 115

    Neuropathy Advanced Labs - Chiropractic Applications


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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 115 - 116
    6.0

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    Course Group includes all Neurology Courses numbered 115 thru 116

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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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 116 - 124
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 117

    Neuropathy Management - Part 1


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    • Relate the effects of voltage gated sodium and calcium channels to the development of neuropathy
    • Draw the pathways specific of TRPs, NaV 1.8 and CaV 3.2 ion channels in the nervous system
    • Understand the application of selective NaV 1.8 and CaV 3.2 channel blockers in patients with neuropathy
    • Discuss basic science research that links ion channels with the signs and symptoms of neuropathy
    • Utilize the neurobiology of the Rubber Hand phenomena to treat patients with peripheral neuropathy.
    • Discuss various ion channels and their roles in neuron hyper-excitability related to neuropathy
    • Utilize natural substances that modulate ions channels related to neuropathy
    • Differentiate the roles of Protein Kinase C and Aldose Reductase  in neuropathy
    • Identify potential signaling pathways that are targets of neuromodulation through natural substances
    • Prepare a comprehensive natural-substance management strategy for patients with neuropathy

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 117 - 121
    6.0

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    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 118

    Pharmacognosy: Signaling Pathways in Neuropathy


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    • Discuss how insulin signaling abnormalities can directly and indirectly contribute to neuropathy
    • Utilize natural substances that modulate insulin signaling pathways
    • Differentiate the roles of Endocannabinoid receptors in pain processing versus recreation “High”
    • Create a strategy to modulation Endocannabinoids receptors with legal natural substances for pain relief
    • Understand the role of Nerve Growth Factors (NGF) in the development of symptoms of neuropathy and also the role of NGF promoting natural substances which may stimulate repair and regeneration.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 119

    Pharmacognosy: Neurotransmitters


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    • Utilize natural substances as neurotransmitter based treatments for neuropathy.
    • Identify GABA modulating substances and their effects on GABA metabolism and GABA receptors
    • Utilize natural substances that modulate Glutamate metabolism and receptors
    • Differentiate the roles of GABA, Glutamate and Glycine receptors in pain processing
    • Create a strategy to modulation neurotransmitter receptors using natural substances for pain relief

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 120

    Non-Invasive Neuromodulation in Neuropathy Treatment


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    • Compared and contrast usual transcutaneous nerve stimulation techniques (TENs) with techniques of non-invasive neuromodulation using High Voltage Pulsed Galvanic stimulation
    • Identify the anatomical location of electrode placement for central and peripheral non-invasive neuromodulation techniques
    • Differentiate various forms of peripheral versus central non-invasive neuromodulation techniques
    • Discuss the theory of application and be able to apply techniques of non-invasive neuromodulation in practice.
    • Create a strategy for neuromodulation of the patient suffering from neuropathy
    • Identify appropriate choices of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques for a patient suffering from neuropathy.
    • Breakdown risk versus benefits of neuromodulation and be able to discuss them with the patient suffering from neuropathy
    • Appraise a neuropathy patient and construct a comprehensive neuropathy treatment plan which includes non-invasive neuromodulation techniques
    • Breakdown and discuss the investigational nature of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques and understand the importance of obtaining written informed consent before proceeding with non-invasive neuromodulation in neuropathy patients
    • Comprehend the basic electronics of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 121

    Neuromodulation: Use of Transcutaneous Vagal Nerve Stimulation


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    • Discuss stimulation parameters for using High Voltage Galvanic stimulation for neuromodulation
    • Identify optimal ranges for pulse-width, milli-AMPs, phase and other parameters of electrical stimulation
    • Differentiate and choose optimal types of electrical stimulation (TENS vs. HVG) for clinician applications
    • Draw out the neuro-anatomical pathways of vagal nerve stimulation and use this information to guide appropriate use of vagal nerve stimulation in clinical practice
    • Discuss the investigational nature of tVNS, potential risk-benefits, with patients and construct a treatment plan using tVNS with a properly informed and consenting patient.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 122

    Trans-spinal Direct Current Stimulation (ts-DC)


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    • Understand the differences and similarities between TENs, low voltage and high voltage galvanic and be able to use this knowledge to select the most appropriate type to stimulation for use in ts-DC applications
    • Apply precautions, other safety considerations and informed consent when administering high voltage galvanic stimulation for non-invasive spinal cord stimulation.
    • Craft evidence-based treatment strategies using ts-DC stimulation for pain control and modulation of both ascending sensory and descending motor pathways based on recently published literature on central nervous systems effects of direct current stimulation.
    • Be able to select optimal electrode placement for ts-DC based on clinical presentation of the patient
    • Understand the basic technique for non-invasive Stellate Ganglion transcutaneous stimulation and its possible application for sympathetic maintained pain.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 123

    Neuromodulation with Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation (GVS)


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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 124

    Neuromodulation with tDC


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    • Communicate the risks, potential benefits and the investigational nature of tDC with a potential patient for the purpose of securing a written informed consent prior to treatment
    • Understand the similarities and differences between low voltage direct current and high voltage pulsed galvanic and how to apply knowledge of their polarity specific effects in clinical neuromodulation
    • Identify brain targets for neuromodulation and construct a therapeutic electrode montage, treatment protocol in terms of intensity, duration, frequency and dose of tDC 
    • Explain the theory of tDC as it relates to pain modulation based on contemporaneous scientific literature
    • Apply tDC  as an adjunct procedure to assist in intractable pain relief

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 125

    Neuromodulation and Balance


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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 126

    Neurological Conditions in Chiropractic Practice


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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Neurology 126 - 127
    6.0

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    Hour 1 - 5

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

    Hour 6

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

    Course Group includes all Courses numbered 126 thru 127

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Neurology 127

    Trophic Subluxation Theory and How it Affects Your Patient


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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Neurology 128

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


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 128 - 129
    4.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

    • Perform an examination of the movement, balance and coordination systems, including tests of cerebellar function.
    • Demonstrate an examination flow and performing tests taking the patient from sitting to standing, to the supine and prone positions.
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions in various parts of the central nervous system.
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions in various parts of the peripheral nervous system.
    Hour 4
    • Identify the domains of and concepts within motor control
    • Outline some research on chiropractic's influence on motor control
    • Discuss principles of motor control and rehabilitation applied to practice

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    Neurology 129

    Motor Control in Chiropractic Practice


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Neurology 130
    Receptor Based Solutions for Your Edification

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

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

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    Neurology 130 - 132
    11.0

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Hour 5

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

    Hour 6

    • Explain the etiology of cortical release signs
    • Describe the determinant of posture
    • Outline the test for normal stance and gait and analyze the results
    Hour 7
    • Describe the types of muscle fibers and how they respond to deaffrentation
    • Outline the anatomy of the cerebellum
    • Explain the function of the various areas of the cerebellum

    Hour 8

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

    Hour 9

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

    Hour 10

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

    Hour 11

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

    Course Group includes all Neurology Courses numbered 130 thru 132

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

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    Neurology 131

    Receptor Based Solutions for Your Patients


    4.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

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

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    Neurology 132
    Receptor Based Solutions for Your Application

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Hour 5

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

     


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

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

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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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

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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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

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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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

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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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

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

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 138
    The Neurological Physiological Lesion

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    • Define physiological lesion & functional lesion
    • Differentiate an anatomical pathology from physiological pathology
    • Recognize the debate on it’s validity
    • Apply the defined lesions to current known brain pathologies
    • Illustrate the physiological lesion in known cord pathologies
    • Demonstrate how the lesions can be measured
    • Examine the applications to manipulative therapy
    • Investigate clinical application
    • Evaluate the validity of the theory to chiropractic applications.

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, 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


    1.0

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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 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


    3.0

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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

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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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
    12.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Nutrition 143 through Nutrition 149

    Course Group includes all Nutrition Courses numbered 143 through 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


    3.0

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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 148

    Sugar Imbalances: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia


    1.0

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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
    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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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

    1.0

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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

    3.0

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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

    8.0

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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

    1.0

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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

    1.0

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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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    Pain 104

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pain Management


    3.0

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    • Extrapolate the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMS) for Pain Management as it pertains to prevalence of use, safety and cost
    • Discuss the Epidemiology of Pain
    • Assess pain in patients
    • Classify pain by extrapolating the physiology and biochemistry of pain
    • Compare the sensation, attention and behavioral aspects of pain
    • Recognize the anthroposophic concepts of pain
    • Summarize concepts of pain in spiritual healing, homeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy and traditional Chinese medicine


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Pain 105

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


    1.0

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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 107

    Central Sensitization, Plasticity, Myofascial Pain


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    • Explain the concept of central sensitization and appreciate its relevance in clinical practice
    • Summarize the mechanisms of neural plasticity pertaining to pain perception in the central nervous system
    • Outline how proper training can positively influence neural plasticity in the motor cortex in low back pain patients
    • Highlight key components of motor-skill training that provide the greatest potential in rehabilitation
    • Describe the state of the literature on our knowledge about Myofascial Pain Syndrome

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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

    1.0

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

    7.0

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

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    Pain 200 - 201
    13.0

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

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    Pain 201
    Collaborative approaches to decision-making, diversity of treatment options, the importance of patient agency, risk management, flexibility in care, and treatment based on appropriate understanding of the clinical condition

    6.0

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    • Demonstrate the inclusion of patient and others, in the education and shared decision-making process for pain care
    • Identify treatment options that can be assessed in a comprehensive pain management plan
    • Explain how health promotion and self-management strategies are important to the management of pain
    • Develop a pain treatment plan based on benefits and risks of available treatments
    • Monitor the effects of pain management approaches to adjust the plan of care as needed
    • Differentiate physical dependence, substance use disorder, misuse, tolerance, addiction, and nonadherence
    • Develop a treatment plan that accounts for the differences between acute pain, acute-on-chronic pain, chronic/persistent pain, and pain at end of life
    • Describe the unique pain assessment and management needs of special populations
    • Explain how to assess and manage pain across settings and transitions of care
    • Describe the role, scope of practice, and contribution of the different professions within a pain management care team
    • Implement an individualized pain management plan that integrates the perspectives of patients, their social support systems, and health care providers in the context of available resources
    • Describe the role of the clinician as an advocate in assisting patients to meet treatment goals

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    Personal Injury 201
    Mitigating Risk and Liability with Acute Trauma Patients

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 201 - 204
    12.0

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    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 202
    3.0

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    Hour 1 - PI Case Management Part 1

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

    Hour 2 - PI Case Management Part 2

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

    Hour 3 - How to Humanize Your PI Cases

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 203
    4.0

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    Hour 1 - Your Personal Injury History: Part 1

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

    Hour 2 - Your Personal Injury History: Part 2

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

    Hour 3 - Your Personal Injury Examination – Part 1

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

    Hour 4 - Your Personal Injury Examination – Part 2

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 205
    Introduction to Personal Injury Case Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 205 - 212
    Personal Injury Case Management Series

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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    Course Group includes all Personal Injury courses numbered 205 through 212

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 206
    Post-Injury Case Management

    1.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 207
    Physical Examination in Case Management

    1.0

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

     


    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 208
    Conservative Care and Therapeutic Modalities

    1.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 209
    Diagnostic Imaging and Case Management

    1.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 210
    Humanizing Injuries in Case Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 211
    Personal Injury Co-Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Personal Injury 212
    Personal Injury Co-Management II

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    Physical Diagnosis 176
    Tremors

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

    Virginia Norris-Schafer, DC, MD

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

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

    Marc Lawson, DC

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

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

    James Strange, DC, MS

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    Physical Diagnosis 179
    Clinical Diagnosis

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 180
    Patient Expectations, Communication & Context

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 181
    Lumbar Disc & Sciatica

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 182
    Biology of Low Back Pain

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 183
    4.0

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    Hour 1 

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

     Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

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    Physical Therapy 101
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    • Discuss the use of electrotherapy to control pain
    • Establish parameters for wobble board rehabilitation of the ankle
    • Describe how SI manipulation affects anterior knee pain
    • Discuss the use of post-fracture manipulation
    • Construct therapeutic exercises for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Physical Therapy 102

    Physical Therapy Applications


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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Physical Therapy 103
    Ultrasound: An Underused Modality

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

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

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    Physical Therapy 104

    Introduction to Low Level Lasers


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


    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Physical Therapy 105

    Treating Patients with Light Energy, LASERS, LEDs and UV


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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Therapy 106

    US, Cryotherapy, E-stim, Phonophoresis and Safety


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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Therapy 107

    Elastic Therapeutic Taping


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Therapy 108

    Patellofemoral Pain and Tendinopathy


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    O07-12292
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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

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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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    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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    • Identify which trunk muscles are used in the golf swing
    • Review the Chiropractic influence on the golf swing
    • Construct practical swing suggestions for golf patients
    • Discuss fundamental conditioning concepts
    • Prepare physical conditioning to improve club speed

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Sports Medicine 103

    Golf: Fundamentals of the Swing and Ball Flight, Golf Injuries, Injury Prevention, Shoulder Muscles Used in the Swing


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    • Differentiate the basic fundamentals of the golf swing and ball flight
    • Understand the epidemiology of golf injuries in both professionals and amateurs
    • Discuss the factors that influence injury formation and prevention
    • Learn the shoulder muscles involved in the various phases of the golf swing and apply this knowledge to examination and rehabilitation
    • Learn about the relationship between back pain and elite golf mechanics
    • Determine the spinal and metabolic loading characteristics associated with golf

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Sports Medicine 105

    Cardiorespiratory Fitness: Assessment and Exercise Prescription


    1.0

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    • Illustrate basic principles of cardiorespiratory exercise
    • Outline health screening and physical fitness testing
    • Create cardiorespiratory and strength training exercise prescriptions

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Sports Medicine 107

    Clinical Aspects of Functional Lower Limb Injuries


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    O07-12291
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    Sports Medicine 109

    Caring for Golfers


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Sports Medicine 109 -113
    6.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Sports Medicine 109 through Sports Medicine 113


    Course Group includes all Sports Medicine courses numbered 109 through 113

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    Sports Medicine 110

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


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Sports Medicine 112
    Exercise Guidelines for Special Populations

    1.0

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    • Determine appropriate exercise recommendations
    • Design a proper fitness program for patients
    • Identify proper exercises for the osteoporotic patient
    • Review exercise guidelines with patients and encourage compliance

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Sports Medicine 113
    Rehab and Personal Training

    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Review basic concepts of exercise physiology
    • Understand the fitness training model
    • Identify various communication strategies
    • Determine appropriate behavior change techniques

    Hour 2

    • Identify the components of the client investigation stage
    • Review the various tests to determine functional ability of a client
    • Discuss the tests necessary to determine a clients physiological sport abilities
    • Analyze proper movement patterns through testing

    Hour 3

    • Design an appropriate resistance exercise program
    • Understand the components of an appropriate cardiovascular program
    • Determine various ways to progress in training
    • Review basic concepts of sport nutrition

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Xray 108

    Pediatric and Adult Anterior Knee Pain


    1.0

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    • Identify anatomical structures of the knee involved with anterior knee pain
    • Diagnose fat pad and bursitis syndromes
    • Establish pathologies of the patellar tendon in adults and children
    • Differentiate different causes of patellofemoral pain
    • Match clinical syndromes of knee pain with radiological appearances

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 110
    An Interactive, In-Depth Look at Anatomy of the Knee

    1.0

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 112

    What is MRI with Indications and Contraindications for Use


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    • Outline the physical basis of magnetic resonance imaging
    • Identify patients that are candidates for an MRI
    • Recognize categories of pathology in the spine that are imaged well with MRI
    • Recognize cases that require contrast
    • List contraindications for an MRI

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 113

    Ligamentous and Osteochondral Injuries of the Knee


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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 114

    Differentiating Types of Calcification and Ossification on X-Ray


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 115

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


    2.0

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Xray 116

    Identifying Aneurysm on X-Ray


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    • Alert your clinical consciousness to prevent complacency
    • Explain ways to identify the most common aneurysms clinically and on x-ray in the abdominal aorta, thoracic aorta, and splenic artery
    • Differentiate aneurysm from dissection and pseudoaneurysm

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 117

    Identifying the Three Most Common Cancers of Bone on Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Identify the source of metastatic lesions
    • Determine an advanced imaging protocol once a metastatic lesion is found
    • Discuss how to identify on radiographs the two most common primary malignancies of bone - multiple myeloma and osteosarcoma

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 118

    Imaging of Musculoskeletal Trauma - An Overview


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    • Discuss the fundamental role of trauma in musculoskeletal disease and the various diagnostic imaging techniques used to evaluate it
    • Identify, describe, and classify fractures by both direct & indirect radiographic signs
    • Review fractures of specific etiologies based upon imaging findings
    • Evaluate fracture alignment issues, complications, and healing
    • Identify non-accidental injury of childhood, as well as normal structures that mimic fractures

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 119

    Osteoporosis and the Use of DEXA for Diagnosis


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    • Understand Osteoporosis - (risk factors, incidence, prevalence, morbidity, etc.)
    • Understand the fundamentals of DEXA (dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry), the gold standard in bone density testing
    • Explain how to interpret the results
    • Investigate the advantages and limitations of DEXA
    • Investigate the indications and contraindications for utilization of DEXA

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 119 - 127
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    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 123

    Diagnostic Imaging and the Diabetic Foot


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    • Use plain film to identify imaging findings of common diabetic foot fractures
    • Discuss foot ulcers and using diagnostic imaging to rule out secondary osteomyelitis
    • Identify diagnostic imaging findings of neuropathic osteoarthropathy (Charcot foot)

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 124

    Ankylosing Spondylitis


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    • Explain the clinical presentation, physical examination findings, orthopedic tests, laboratory findings, and radiographic findings associated with ankylosing spondylitis
    • Discuss the extraskeletal manifestations of ankylosing spondylitis
    • Explain the similarities and differences between the spondyloarthropathies
    • Discuss the surgical and pharmacological management
    • Discuss treatment that promotes spine mobility including the chiropractic adjustment

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 124 - 146
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    Xray 125

    Gout: Diagnosis and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Explain the origin and pathophysiology of gout
    • Understand how to prevent and monitor gout
    • Examine gout on plain film
    • Determine the clinical presentation of gout
    • Describe the differences between the crystal arthritides on plain film

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 126

    Imaging and Conservative Management of Osteoarthritis


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    • Describe the patients that are at risk for developing osteoarthritis
    • Summarize the pathophysiology behind the disease
    • Discuss what osteoarthritis looks like on plain film and which joints are most likely affected
    • Discuss the use of advanced imaging in osteoarthritis
    • Present the research on many conservative treatment options including: physiotherapy, physical therapy/exercise, diet, and acupuncture

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 127

    Disc Herniations and Degenerative Disc Disease: Clinical Findings and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Describe the anatomy of the disc and what causes the disc herniation
    • Discuss the clinical presentation and who is at risk for a disc herniation
    • Explain the diagnostic imaging findings for the disc herniation patient
    • Evaluate the treatment options for disc herniation patients

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 129

    Vertebral Compression Fractures


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    • Assess the clinical presentation and diagnostic imaging procedure for vertebral compression fractures
    • Discuss the use of plain film, CT, MRI, and DEXA
    • Discuss treatments for vertebral compression fractures
    • Identify other causes of vertebral fractures
    • Identify other fractures besides vertebral fractures

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 129 - 134
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    Xray 130

    Extremity Fractures


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    • Summarize the current literature on fracture prevention
    • Discuss diagnostic imaging and treatment of hip fractures
    • Evaluate common lower extremity fractures, including stress fractures
    • Discuss common upper extremity fractures, including the Colle's fracture and stress fractures
    • Demonstrate knowledge of fractures in special populations, including adolescents and the developmentally disabled

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    Xray 131

    Dislocations and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Evaluate the plain film images of upper and lower extremity dislocations
    • Determine the mechanism of action and clinical presentation for upper and lower extremity dislocations
    • Summarize the treatment options for the different upper and lower extremity dislocation
    • Use assessment tools to determine treatment outcomes for extremity dislocations

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 132

    Pediatric Safety Concerns with Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Determine the risk of MRI procedures and gadolinium contrast agents with respect to children
    • Discuss the consequences of ionizing radiation in plain film, computed tomography, nuclear medicine, and fluoroscopy
    • Demonstrate procedures to lessen the consequences of diagnostic imaging and discuss alternatives to the riskier modalities

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    Xray 133
    Diagnostic Imaging and the Fetus

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    • Determine the risks of ionizing radiation on the fetus
    • Demonstrate the usefulness and limitations of ultrasound with regards to the pregnant woman
    • Analyze the appropriate usage of magnetic resonance imaging in fetal diagnoses

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 133 - 144
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    Xray 134

    Pediatric Fractures


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    • Demonstrating the differences between pediatric fractures and adult fractures
    • Looking at the red flags for reporting non-accidental trauma (child abuse)
    • Identifying fractures in children with osteopenia
    • Discussing common upper extremity and lower extremity fractures
    • Assessing proper protocol in imaging pediatric fractures, namely the use of plain film, ultrasound, MRI and CT

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    Xray 135
    Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scans)

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    • Identifying bone and joint uses for PET
    • Discussing neurological uses of PET, focusing on Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis
    • Demonstrating the oncology use of PET
    • Comparing PET with other diagnostic imaging modalities

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 136

    Tumor-Like Conditions Found on Plain Film Xray


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    • Determine the skeletal manifestations of neurofibromatosis and Paget’s disease
    • Assess the diagnostic features of someone with neurofibromatosis or Paget’s disease
    • Identify benign and malignant tumors commonly associated with neurofibromatosis and Paget’s disease
    • Discuss the pathophysiology of neurofibromatosis and Paget’s disease

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    Xray 137
    Ordering Proper Diagnostic Imaging for Common Chiropractic Conditions

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    • Order proper diagnostic imaging for the lumbar spine
    • Determine appropriate imaging for various pediatric musculoskeletal complaints
    • Use plain film imaging for extremity complaints
    • Determine what advanced imaging is appropriate for different extremity pathology

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 138

    Imaging and Imaging Features Related to Back Pain


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    • Identify common causes of back pain
    • Assess pro and con of different imaging modalities related to back pain
    • Identify imaging features that may relate to back pain
    • Develop imaging strategy for back pain

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 139

    The Imaging of Upper Cervical Spine Trauma


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    • Recognize normal bony and soft tissue anatomy of the upper cervical spine.
    • Describe the direct and indirect signs of cervical trauma.
    • Identify the more common mimics to cervical spine trauma.
    • Summarize specific traumatic conditions affecting the upper cervical spine and their imaging findings.
    • Assess which traumatic conditions of the upper cervical spine are stable, which are unstable, and how to manage each.

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    Xray 140
    Chest X-Ray

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    • Determine the diagnostic imaging findings consistent with a diagnosis of emphysema
    • Discuss the plain film findings of congestive heart failure and conservative treatment options for these patients
    • Determine the stage of sarcoidosis on plain film
    • Identify the most common mediastinal masses of the chest
    • Analyze different diagnostic imaging manifestations of pneumonia

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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