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Texas Continuing Education Requirements: 16 hours per year
Texas Accepts 10 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses
Texas Accepts 16 hours of TeleSeminar Continuing Education Courses

 

You can meet all your requirements by taking 10 hours of Online Courses and 6 hours of TeleSeminars.

 

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

 

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


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Specific Requirements: The TBCE now requires the following four mandatory hours each renewal: 3 hours of Documentation/Ethics, and 1 hour Risk Management These will all need to be done live via our Teleseminars. ChiroCredit.com offer a four hour TeleSeminar on one Saturday each month to meet this requirement.

 

New Licensee Information: A licensee who is first licensed within the 12 months immediately preceding the annual renewal date is exempt from the continuing education requirement.

8 hours of Medicare Documentation required within a year of the initial licensing date. ChiroCredit.com offers Chiropractic Teleseminar Medicare Documentation 301 and 302 (4 hours each) periodically throughout the year. Please see our Teleseminar listing.

 

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State of Texas Continuing Education Requirements

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


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


 
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  • Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 301
    3.0

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Identify the requirements to become a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner
    • Report Completed CDL Exams to the National Registry
    • Obtain a CLIA Certificate of Waiver
    • Specify Commercial Driving Licenses, vehicles, commerce, standards and medical guidance requirements and definitions

    Hour 2:

    • Summarize the Medical Examiner Role and Responsibilities
    • Assist Drivers in filling out the driver portions of the Medical Exam Report Form
    • Complete and review the Medical Exam Report Form
    • Issue a Medical Examiner’s Certificate

    Hour 3:

    • Review medication use by drivers
    • Assess driver general health and wellness factors and medical condition health risk
    • Perform the physical examination of a driver of commercial vehicles
    • Evaluate Vision disorders related to driving a commercial vehicle

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    O07-11223
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 301 - 304
    12.0

    $349.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Identify the requirements to become a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner
    • Report Completed CDL Exams to the National Registry
    • Obtain a CLIA Certificate of Waiver
    • Specify Commercial Driving Licenses, vehicles, commerce, standards and medical guidance requirements and definitions

     

    Hour 2:

    • Summarize the Medical Examiner Role and Responsibilities
    • Assist Drivers in filling out the driver portions of the Medical Exam Report Form
    • Complete and review the Medical Exam Report Form
    • Issue a Medical Examiner’s Certificate

     

    Hour 3:

    • Review medication use by drivers
    • Assess driver general health and wellness factors and medical condition health risk
    • Perform the physical examination of a driver of commercial vehicles
    • Evaluate Vision disorders related to driving a commercial vehicle

     

    Hour 4:

    • Calculate ANSI, ISO, and Whisper hearing testing values
    • Perform external and otoscopic evaluation related to driving requirements
    • Appraise driver ear disorders that affect safe driving
    • Evaluate drivers with hypertension for driving a commercial vehicle

     

    Hour 5

    • Perform the cardiovascular examination for drivers
    • Assess cardiovascular disease in drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Determine acceptable cardiovascular safe driving risk for drivers
    • Assign medical certificate duration for drivers with cardiovascular disease

     

    Hour 6:

    • Evaluate drivers with Cardiac Arrhythmias, pacemakers, implanted defibrillators
    • Recall driving requirements for arrhythmias, syncope, transplants
    • Distinguish cardiovascular medication effects that are a risk to safe driving
    • Determine driving status and duration for safe driving

     

    Hour 7:

    • Apply Respiratory guidance for drivers with respiratory disease
    • Conduct the respiratory and sleep apnea exam and evaluation
    • Determine which drives must be tested and treated for OSA
    • Assess Obstructive Sleep Apnea safety risk in drivers

     

    Hour 8:

    • Assess the drivers neurological history
    • Determine neurological driving safety risk according to FMCSA guidance
    • Explain severity’s affect on driving status from cerebrovascular, head trauma and spinal cord injuries on driving status
    • Assess driver eligibility for a Federal Seizure disorder exemption.

     

    Hour 9:

    • Appraise diabetes in drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Determine driving status and duration according to FMCSA guidance for drivers with diabetes
    • Evaluate risk to safe driving for drivers with other endocrine disorders and other diseases without specific FMCSA guidelines in drivers
    • Recall classifications of hypoglycemic medications and their impact on safe driving

     

    Hour 10:

    • Differentiate between psychological disorders affecting drivers
    • Identify medical treatment and therapy for psychological disorders
    • Recall disqualifying psychological disorders for drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Appraise medications for psychological disorders for safe driving risk

     

    Hour 11:

    • Discuss the FMCSA musculoskeletal standard and guidelines
    • Determine those drivers eligible for a Special Performance Examination
    • Apply the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol testing to drivers and motor carriers
    • Asses drivers to refer for substance abuse professional evaluation

     

    Hour 12:

    • Review FMCSA provided practice scenarios
    • Derive FMCSA evaluation procedure as provided in practice scenarios
    • Apply FMCSA evaluation concepts to drivers as contained in FMCSA practice scenarios
    • Prepare for the FMCSA Certification Test


    Michael Megehee, DC

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    O07-11223
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 302
    3.0

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Calculate ANSI, ISO, and Whisper hearing testing values
    • Perform external and otoscopic evaluation related to driving requirements
    • Appraise driver ear disorders that affect safe driving
    • Evaluate drivers with hypertension for driving a commercial vehicle

    Hour 2:

    • Perform the cardiovascular examination for drivers
    • Assess cardiovascular disease in drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Determine acceptable cardiovascular safe driving risk for drivers
    • Assign medical certificate duration for drivers with cardiovascular disease

    Hour 3:

    • Evaluate drivers with Cardiac Arrhythmias, pacemakers, implanted defibrillators
    • Recall driving requirements for arrhythmias, syncope, transplants
    • Distinguish cardiovascular medication effects that are a risk to safe driving
    • Determine driving status and duration for safe driving

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    O07-11223
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 303
    3.0

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Apply Respiratory guidance for drivers with respiratory disease
    • Conduct the respiratory and sleep apnea exam and evaluation
    • Determine which drives must be tested and treated for OSA
    • Assess Obstructive Sleep Apnea safety risk in drivers

    Hour 2:

    • Assess the drivers neurological history
    • Determine neurological driving safety risk according to FMCSA guidance
    • Explain severity’s affect on driving status from cerebrovascular, head trauma and spinal cord injuries on driving status
    • Assess driver eligibility for a Federal Seizure disorder exemption.

    Hour 3:

    • Appraise diabetes in drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Determine driving status and duration according to FMCSA guidance for drivers with diabetes
    • Evaluate risk to safe driving for drivers with other endocrine disorders and other diseases without specific FMCSA guidelines in drivers
    • Recall classifications of hypoglycemic medications and their impact on safe driving

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    O07-11223
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Accredited Training for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners 304
    3.0

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Differentiate between psychological disorders affecting drivers
    • Identify medical treatment and therapy for psychological disorders
    • Recall disqualifying psychological disorders for drivers of commercial vehicles
    • Appraise medications for psychological disorders for safe driving risk

    Hour 2:

    • Discuss the FMCSA musculoskeletal standard and guidelines
    • Determine those drivers eligible for a Special Performance Examination
    • Apply the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol testing to drivers and motor carriers
    • Asses drivers to refer for substance abuse professional evaluation

    Hour 3:

    • Review FMCSA provided practice scenarios
    • Derive FMCSA evaluation procedure as provided in practice scenarios
    • Apply FMCSA evaluation concepts to drivers as contained in FMCSA practice scenarios
    • Prepare for the FMCSA Certification Test

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

    O07-11223
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Acupuncture 205

    Tongue Diagnosis


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 205 - 211
    12.0

    $216.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Acupuncture 205 through Acupuncture 211

    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 205 thru 211

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 206

    Homeostatic Acupuncture Points


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 207

    Neurology of Acupuncture


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 208

    Needle Manipulation Technique


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 209

    Points and Acupuncture Points You Should Know


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 210

    The San Jiao: A Closer Look


    3.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 211

    Qi and The Pertinent Pericardium


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 212

    The 8 Extra Vessels and Extraordinary Meridians


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 213

    Triple Warmer Metabolism and the Vital Substances


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    AO07-11171
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    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 214

    Ren Mai, Du Mai, Liver 14 and Pulse Diagnosis


    2.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 215

    Functional Neurology and Trigger Point Dry Needling


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 216

    The Physiological Effects of Dry Needling


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 217

    Mechanisms of Analgesia in Dry Needling


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 218

    Needle Manipulation Technique in Dry Needling and Acupuncture


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 219

    Needle Sterilization, Contraindication and Complications of Needling


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 220

    Trigger Points: Search, Find and Treat


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    Acupuncture 221
    Acupuncture and Pain and Extremities & Migraine

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    AO07-11171
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-09-30

    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

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    AO07-11509
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    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

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    AO07-11509
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    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

    AudioVisual Course
    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Multiple Formats
    Text

    AO07-11509
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Acupuncture 401

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


    1.0

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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

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    AO07-11509
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    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

    $20.00 USD

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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

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    AO07-11509
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Acupuncture 403

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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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

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    AO07-11509
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Acupuncture 404

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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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

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    AO07-11509
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    Expires: 2021-12-31

    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

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    AO07-11509
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    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

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    AO07-11509
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    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

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    AO07-11509
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    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

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    Acupuncture 409

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


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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

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    Acupuncture 410

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


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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

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    Acupuncture 411

    Spleen and Stomach: The Organs of Nourishment


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

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    Acupuncture 412

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


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

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    Acupuncture 413

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


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

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    Acupuncture 414

    Kidney and Urinary Bladder: The Foundational Organs of the Body


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

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    Acupuncture 415

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


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

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    Acupuncture 416

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


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

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    Acupuncture 417

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


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

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    Acupuncture 418

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


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

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    Acupuncture 419

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


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

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    Acupuncture 420

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


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

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    Acupuncture 421

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


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

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    Acupuncture 421 - 436

    Acupuncture Points and Meridians Group


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    Acupuncture 422

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


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

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    Acupuncture 423

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


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

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    Acupuncture 424

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


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

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    Acupuncture 425

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


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

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    Acupuncture 426

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


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

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    Acupuncture 427

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


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

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    Acupuncture 428

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


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

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    Acupuncture 429

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


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

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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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    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 237 through 440

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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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    $120.00 USD

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    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 441 through 446

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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


    5.0

    $100.00 USD

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    Acupuncture 448

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


    1.0

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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

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    Acupuncture National Exam Prep Course

    Board Review for Those Taking the NBCE or ABCA Exam


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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.

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    Biomechanics 201

    Introduction to Gait: Pedographs and Gait Analysis


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

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    Biomechanics 201 - 216
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    Biomechanics 202

    Foot Function and the Effects on the Core and Body Dynamics


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

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    Biomechanics 203

    Gait Analysis: Normal and Abnormal Gait and Factors Affecting Them


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

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    Biomechanics 204

    Shoe Selection and the Effect and Impact on Gait


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

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    Biomechanics 205

    Barefoot Running and Gait: What You Need To Know


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

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    Biomechanics 206

    A Case Study in Gait Analysis


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

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    Biomechanics 207

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


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

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    Biomechanics 208

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


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

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    Biomechanics 209

    Focus on the Hip


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

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    Biomechanics 210

    Running vs. Walking - Key Differences in Gait Analysis


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

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    Biomechanics 211

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on the Short Leg


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

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    Biomechanics 211 - 222
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    Biomechanics 212

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: The Rearfoot


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

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    Biomechanics 213

    A Closer Look at Gait Analysis


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

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    Biomechanics 214

    A Closer Look at Foot Types


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

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    Biomechanics 215

    Pedograph Use and Interpretation


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

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    Biomechanics 216

    Focus on The Forefoot


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

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    Biomechanics 217
    The Problematic Crossover Gait

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 218

    A Closer Look at Arm Swing in Gait


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 219

    The Biomechanics of Running Relative to Shoe Choice


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 220

    Common Cycling Injuries Related to Bike Fit


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    O07-11224
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    Biomechanics 221

    Static Assessment and the Glass Pedograph


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    • Review static postural foot assessment as it relates to a case study
    • Describe muscular compensations that may occur as the result leg length differences
    • Compare muscular action vectors and their changes with aberrant foot mechanics
    • Discuss the concept of flexor dominance and how it relates to the long flexors of the toes

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    O07-11224
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    Biomechanics 222

    Advanced Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on Neurological Disorders


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    • Discuss the gait cycle and gait cycle biomechanics
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy etiologies
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy gait abnormalities
    • Propose rehabilitation strategies for abnormalities commonly seen in many neurological disorders

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 222 - 225
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    Hour 1
    • Discuss the gait cycle and gait cycle biomechanics
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy etiologies
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy gait abnormalities
    • Propose rehabilitation strategies for abnormalities commonly seen in many neurological disorders
    Hour 2
    • Review the anatomical and functional causes of  leg length discrepancies
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of leg length discrepancies during the gait cycle.
    • View and discuss several new case studies looking at anatomical leg length discrepancies and the impact of compensations to accommodate the fixed changes. 
    • Discuss examination procedures to facilitate understanding of the pathomechanics resulting from a leg length discrepancy. 
    • Propose intrinsic and extrinsic remedies for the gait abnormalities seen.
    Hour 3
    • Provide an overview of orthotic therapy
    • Review orthotic casting processes and contrast differences and potential pitfalls in them
    • Discuss common problems arising from orthotic prescription (blisters, pain during use, pressure spots, etc)
    • Propose mechanisms for why problems occur biomechanically
    • Present remedies for common problems that arise
    Hour 4
    • Discuss retraining CNS sensory and motor patterns
    • Present several key concepts in visual gait analysis
    • Introduce lesser known anatomical points of interest in the sacroiliac joint
    • Discuss some rehabilitation strategies for the sacroiliac joint

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    O07-11224
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    Biomechanics 223

    New Case Studies of Fixed Leg Length Discrepancies and the Compounding Biomechanical Compensations that Produce Pain


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    • Review the anatomical and functional causes of  leg length discrepancies
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of leg length discrepancies during the gait cycle.
    • View and discuss several new case studies looking at anatomical leg length discrepancies and the impact of compensations to accommodate the fixed changes. 
    • Discuss examination procedures to facilitate understanding of the pathomechanics resulting from a leg length discrepancy. 
    • Propose intrinsic and extrinsic remedies for the gait abnormalities seen.

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    O07-11224
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    Biomechanics 224

    How to Address Common Problems Associated With Prescribing Orthotics


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    • Provide an overview of orthotic therapy
    • Review orthotic casting processes and contrast differences and potential pitfalls in them
    • Discuss common problems arising from orthotic prescription (blisters, pain during use, pressure spots, etc)
    • Propose mechanisms for why problems occur biomechanically
    • Present remedies for common problems that arise

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    O07-11224
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    Biomechanics 225

    Current Concepts in Gait and Rehabilitation


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    • Discuss retraining CNS sensory and motor patterns
    • Present several key concepts in visual gait analysis
    • Introduce lesser known anatomical points of interest in the sacroiliac joint
    • Discuss some rehabilitation strategies for the sacroiliac joint

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 225 - 228
    4.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    O07-11224
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    Biomechanics 226

    Gait Analysis


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    • Discuss the ideal kinetics and kinematics of the walking gait cycle
    • Present the normal lower extremity parameters/ontogeny surrounding the requisites for gait
    • Explore the impact of lower extremity torsions on foot progression angle
    • Highlight the differences between tibial and femoral leg length discrepancies
    • View video examples of different aspects of gait

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    O07-11224
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    Biomechanics 227
    Building a Better bridge: A critical look at the bridging exercise

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


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



    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 228
    Understanding the Glutes: A Literature Update

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

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    O07-11224
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    Biomechanics 229
    Sandals, Flip Flops and Open Back Footwear and their Biomechanics effects

    1.0

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


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



    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201

    The Five Common Neurological Complaints of Pregnancy


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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201 - 207
    10.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201 through Chiropractic and Pregnancy 207

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 202

    Case Management of Common Pregnancy Related Complaints


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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 203

    Herbs and Homeopathy During Pregnancy


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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 204

    Dietary and Exercise Concerns During Pregnancy


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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 205

    Preventing Birth Trauma with Proper Pre-Natal Care


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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 206

    Common Tests and Procedures - Risks and Benefits


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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 207

    Case Studies of Breech Presentation and Various Common Complaints of Pregnancy


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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 208
    Commonly Encountered Subluxation and Misalignment Patterns with Breech Presentations and Twin Breech Presentations

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 209

    Correlating Pubic Bone Misalignment with Posterior Occiput Presentation of A Fetus and Round Ligament Pain During Pregnancy


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    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with a breech presentation
    • Identify the correlation between a misaligned pubic bone and an occiput posterior presentation
    • Draw a parallel between a superior pubic bone misalignment and round ligament pain
    • Develop a pregnancy care plan based on exam findings and presenting complaints

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 210
    Chiropractic Care - Immediate Postpartum Period

    1.0

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    • Outline commonly encountered postpartum complaints that a chiropractor might encounter in practice
    • Understand the various chiropractic causes of each complaint and how to address these causes.
    • Integrate other palliative therapies to relieve these complaints if applicable
    • Analyze and adjust according to the complaint and concomitant exam findings
    • Modify adjustive techniques and methods to better care for the postpartum patient

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 211
    Pregnancy and Pediatric Treatment Evidence, Adverse Events and Clinical Considerations

    2.0

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    Hour 1

    • Examine all reported cases of serious adverse events in infants and children receiving manual therapies from chiropractors as well as practitioners from other disciplines
    • Outline the connection between pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and biomechanical changes during pregnancy
    • Review differential diagnostic consideration for the important causes of back pain in children and adolescents
    • Analyze the design and results of a pragmatic study on chiropractic care for infant colic
    • Justify the chiropractic management of pregnant patients with low back or pelvic pain

    Hour 2

    • Outline the state of the literature on the treatment of childhood respiratory conditions with manual therapy
    • Evaluate the effect of supplementing various combinations and types of micronutrients on the course and outcomes of pregnancy
    • Examine whether a multimodal approach of musculoskeletal and obstetric management (MOM) was superior to standard obstetric care to relieve pain and reduce impairment and disability in the antepartum period
    • Assess the peer-reviewed literature on the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions in treating lumbopelvic pain during pregnancy
    • Summarize the results of a systematic review evaluating the evidence for the use of spinal manipulative therapy for pediatric conditions

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 212

    Acupuncture, Exercise, Pelvic Floor and Abdominal Function, Best Practices for Children


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    • Appraise the literature pertaining to the safety of acupuncture for pregnant women
    • Summarize consensus-based recommendations regarding best practices for the chiropractic care of children
    • Explore the association between exercise levels and types pre-pregnancy and pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy in nulliparous women
    • Assess alterations in pelvic floor function in pregnant women secondary to spinal manipulation
    • Compare the effectiveness of Kinesio taping combined with exercise on abdominal recovery in women post-caesarean section compared with exercise alone

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 213

    Essential Oils for Pregnancy and Labor


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    • Identify safety measures involved with essential oils
    • Understand the various possible reactions if safety measures are not followed properly 
    • Outline common methods of applications of various essential oils
    • Identify the essential oils commonly used during pregnancy and labor and the uses of each
    • Further identify essential oils that are contraindicated during pregnancy and labor

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 214
    The Pregnant Chiropractic Patient. Now What

    3.0

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 215
    The History, Science, Pathologization of Medicalized and Natural Childbirth and the Anatomy of Natural Childbirth

    3.0

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

    Matt Rushford, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Core Stability 201

    Foundation Form and Function


    4.0

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    Hour 1 and 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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


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

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    O07-10626
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    Diagnostic Imaging 201
    The Basics of Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

    1.0

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    O07-11225
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    Diagnostic Imaging 201 - 204
    Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

    4.0

    $48.00 USD

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    • Comprehend basic diagnostic ultrasound terminologies and definitions. 
    • Outline general diagnostic ultrasound equipment and image formation. 
    • Identify the normal sonographic appearance of muscle, tendon, ligament, bone, nerve and cartilage. 
    • Identify sonographic artifacts. 
    • Utilize diagnostic ultrasound in the assessments and diagnosis of common musculoskeletal conditions. 
    • Review normal anatomy of the shoulder 
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the shoulder 
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the shoulder 
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the shoulder 
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the shoulder 
    • Review normal anatomy of the ankle
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the ankle
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the ankle
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the ankle
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the ankle
    • Review normal anatomy of the knee
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the knee
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the knee
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the knee
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the knee

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    O07-11225
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    Diagnostic Imaging 202
    The Basics of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound of the Shoulder

    1.0

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    Diagnostic Imaging 203
    THE Basics of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound of the Ankle

    1.0

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    Diagnostic Imaging 204
    THE Basics of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound of the Knee

    1.0

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    FAA BasicMed Physician Training
    2.0

    $99.00 USD

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    • Recall Key Components of the FAA BasicMed regulation
    • Assess Pilots for FAA BasicMed medical exam eligibility
    • Aid Pilots with medical conditions to fly under the BasicMed program
    • Determine pilot flight safety using BasicMed
    • Recognize medication classifications that may be a risk to safety
    • Identify disqualifying medical conditions
    • Identify FAA Recommended Aeromedical Resources
    • Recall BasicMed eligible aircraft and flight restrictions

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    Got Documentation 201
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 201 - 204
    12.0

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    Hour 1 - 3

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

    Hour 4 - 6

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

    Hour 7 - 9

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

    Hours 10 - 12

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 202
    3.0

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

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 203
    3.0

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 204
    3.0

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    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

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    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

    8.0

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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

    8.0

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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

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    Jerome Rerucha DC, CSCS, CHPS

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

    6.0

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

    Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN

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    Laser 205
    Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

    6.0

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

    Marc Funderlich Jr, BPS, DC, CCS

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

    6.0

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

    Trevor Berry, DC, DACNB

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

    6.0

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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

    6.0

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

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

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    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

    6.0

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

    Andre J Camelli, DC

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    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

    6.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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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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    Neurology 206 c110c137

    Electrodiagnosis Case: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


    1.0

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    • List the electrodes necessary to perform in Electrodiagnosis nerve conduction study
    • Describe the placement of the various electrodes in conduction studies of the median nerve at the wrist
    • Draw a simple diagram of the carpal tunnel, defining the boundaries
    • Itemize parts of a thorough chiropractic management plan for carpal tunnel syndrome

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    O07-10624
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    Neurology 206 c129

    Cases in Neurology: Multiple Symptoms in a 35 Year Old Female


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    • List the differential diagnoses that may accompany various symptoms
    • Describe various essential elements of the history taking process
    • List several components of the mini mental status examination
    • Itemize and describe several tests of cerebellar function
    • Contrast and compare aspects of malingering and somatoform disorders
    • Use proper language and nomenclature when producing a report for referring physicians
    • Recognize aspects of functional illness

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    O07-10624
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    Neurology 206 c131

    Video Case: Pain, Weakness and Unsteadiness


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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed, real doctor/patient encounter; regarding a case of an adult female patient who complains of lower back pain; pain radiating down her left lower extremity to her heel; weakness in her thighs; and unsteadiness.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing a neurological examination of patient’s presenting with pain, weakness and unsteadiness.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings of patient presenting with pain, weakness and unsteadiness.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of patient’s presenting with pain, weakness and unsteadiness.
    • Consider the differential diagnoses of patient’s presenting with pain, weakness and unsteadiness.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206 c132

    Cases in Neurology: Numbness and Weakness in a 50 Year Old Male


    2.0

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    • List the differential diagnoses that may accompany various symptoms.  
    • Describe various essential elements of the history taking process.
    • List differential diagnoses for this and similar cases.
    • Itemize and describe several tests of lower extremity motor and reflex function.
    • Recognize a true extensor toe sign from an equivocal or false finding.
    • Contrast and compare aspects of various disorders causing cervical spine myelopathy.   
    • Use proper language and nomenclature when producing a report for referring physicians.
    • Recognize aspects of spinal cord disease.

     


    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206 c133

    Cases in Neurology: Concussion. Assault on an 18 Year Old Female


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    • List the differential diagnoses that may accompany various symptoms. 
    • Describe various essential elements of the history taking process.
    • Use proper language and nomenclature when discussing brain injury.
    • Recognize aspects of so called “post concussion syndrome” or Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI).
    • Recite levels of consciousness.
    • Discuss scoring criterion when using the Glascow Coma Scale.
    • Identify abnormal imaging findings associated with concussion on diffusion tensor tractography.
    • Define and describe “myoclonic jerks”.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206a1

    Electrodiagnostic Testing I


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    • Compare and contrast neuronal cells from the neuroglial cells.
    • Identify various types of neurons of the peripheral and central nervous system.
    • Describe the types of neuroglial cells found in the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system.
    • Categorize the types of mammalian nerve fibers by neuron a diameter, conduction velocity and susceptibility to compression.
    • Describe the incidence and prevalence of dizziness as a complaint.
    • Define the term “motor unit” from a clinical perspective.
    • Compare and contrast type one and type two muscle fibers.
    • Identify anatomical components and describe physiological function of the cell membrane.
    • Define the terms summation and generator potentials.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206a2

    Electrodiagnostic Testing II


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    • Define the terms “electrodiagnosis, nerve conduction study, needle electrode examination, late responses and evoked potentials”.
    • Identify the various components of the action potential recording.
    • Compare and contrast synaptic versus electrical nerve stimulation.
    • Recite the components of the modern electromyographic machine.
    • Describe the different types of electrodes used in an electrodiagnostic examination and include the purpose and benefits/drawbacks to each type.
    • Categorize the types of electrodiagnostic testing.
    • Discuss performance and use of electrodiagnostic testing, including conduction studies and latencies, late responses (including the “H” reflex and “F” wave) and evoked potentials.
    • Properly order and interpret the results of electrodiagnostic testing.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206a3

    Electrodiagnostic Testing III


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    • Define the terms “spasm, interexaminar and intraexaminer reliability, global myoelectric activity and muscle fatigue”.
    • Identify the various components of the modern paraspinal electrode EMG machine. recording.
    • Compare and contrast the use of surface electrodes in the traditional electromyographic examination versus the paraspinal surface electrode electromyographic examination.
    • Recite several scientific studies regarding paraspinal surface electrode electromyographic, and strengths and weaknesses of each study.
    • Describe tissue filtering, best ways to overcome it, and explain its significance in obtaining useful data.
    • Recite the names of the paraspinal musculature organized by their depth, action and activation response.
    • Discuss performance and utility of the test for the “flexion relaxation” phenomenon.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Nutrition 148

    Sugar Imbalances: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 148 - 154
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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Nutrition 148 through 154

    Course Group includes all Nutrition courses numbered 148 thru 154

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    Nutrition 149

    Clinical Nutrition - 10 Common Pathologies Patients Present With


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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 153

    Nutrition and the GenitoUrinary System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 154

    Nutrition and the Muscular System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 155
    Nutrition and Arthritis

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 156
    Nutrition and Heart Disease

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 157
    Flavanoids

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

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    Nutrition 158
    Common Herbal and Prescription Drug Interactions

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 159
    Innate Nutrition for the Practicing Chiropractor

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    Hour 1: Evolutionary Biology Influence on Clinical Physiology

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

     Hour 2: Summarize Inflammation in both Pain and Disease

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

    Hour 3: Justification of Sleep Hygiene

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

    Hour 4: Define the Recently Discovered Glymphatic System

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

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

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

    Hour 6: Analyze the Science of a Healthy Diet

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

    Hour 7: Appraise Chiropractic Clinical Practice and Pain Management

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

    Hour 8: Detail the Benefits of Exercise

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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

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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
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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

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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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    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 and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    O07-11222
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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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    O07-11222
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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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    O07-11222
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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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    O07-11222
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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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    Rehab 124
    Spinal Stabilization and Rehabilitation Concepts

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    O07-10625
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    Rehab 125

    Exercise and Brain Health: Neurobiology and Motor Performance


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    • Outline the relationship between exercise and brain health
    • Describe the evidence for the links between physical activity/exercise and brain function across the lifespan
    • Discuss the neurobiology of exercise
    • Assess whether exercise is neuroprotective or not
    • Summarize the effect of exercise on motor performance

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 127

    Implement and Execute a Simple and Effective Active Rehab Program


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    • Recognize and document preferred outcomes that result from properly executed active care techniques
    • Establish rehab protocols for both cervical and lumbar conditions with suggested core exercise recommendations
    • Properly advance a patient through their customized exercise protocol in a systematized fashion
    • Identify and document progress on a routine visit basis for patients participating in active care rehab

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Rehab 128

    Clinical Conditions of the Lower Extremity


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 129
    Hip Kinematics and General Rehab Considerations

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    • Appreciate the role of hip strength in governing kinematic variables and muscle activation during single-leg tasks
    • Defend the use of resistance training in a rehabilitation context with regards to its potential effects on: maximal strength, functional ability, alleviation of pain, and quality of life parameters
    • Recognize the effects of resistance band placement on gluteal muscle activation during two common exercises
    • Outline hip rehabilitation exercises that best activate gluteal muscles without simultaneously activating the antagonistic Tensor Fascia Latae (TFL) 
    • Analyze the relationship between the hamstring length and patellofemoral joint stresses

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 130

    Evaluation and Treatment of Non-Surgical Rotator Cuff Disorders


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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 131

    Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff Repair


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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 132
    Rehabilitation of the Spine Made Easy

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Xray 171
    An Introduction to Various Abdominal Imaging Procedures

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 171 - 173
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    Hour 1
    • Develop and consistently use a complete search pattern for abdominal radiographs.
    • Select appropriate imaging or other diagnostic procedures based on the history and physical examination.
    • Identify different abdominal imaging procedure performed
    • Identify normal abdominal organs, their size, appearance and location
    Hour 2
    • Link the history and physical examination findings with the radiological abnormalities to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis or differential diagnosis.
    • Identify the various abnormal soft tissue densities within the abdomen and state their clinical relevance.
    • Identify abnormal abdominal gas patterns and locations
    • Know the indications for referral based on abnormal abdominal radiographic findings.
    • Select appropriate imaging or other diagnostic procedures based on the history and physical examination.
    Hour 3
    • Identify common causes of non-traumatic compression fracture
    • Identify some uncommon causes of non-traumatic compression fracture
    • Describe types of compression fracture
    • Differentiate benign and malignant compression
    • Integrate radiologic findings into clinical care
    Hour 4
    • Identify imaging modalities used for head and neck imaging
    • List imaging modalities available for neuro imaging
    • Contrast and compare CT and MRI in brain imaging
    • Indicate conditions suitable for advanced imaging
    • Use advanced imaging to justify treatment and referral

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    Xray 172
    Non-traumatic compression fracture

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 173
    Selecting imaging for head, neck and brain conditions

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 174
    Intra-Abdominal Calcifications

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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

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    Hour One:

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

    Hour Two:

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

    Hour Three

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Xray 176
    Problem Solving Approach to Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 177
    Conditions of the Teenager

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 178
    Chest Radiology - Normal Series

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 178 - 180
    Chest Radiology - Normal and Abnormal

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

    This course contains the same content as found in the individual courses Xray 178, 179 and 180

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 179
    Chest Radiology - Consolidation

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 180
    Chest Radiology - Interstitial/Infiltrative Diseases

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 181
    Hilum, Mediastinum, Diaphragm

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 182
    Pleural Diseases

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 183
    Lung Tumors, Cavities, Cysts

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 184
    Pneumothorax, COPD and Pneumoconiosis

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 185
    Chest: Granulomatous Diseases

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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