Texas Chiropractic Continuing Education

Texas Accepts ChiroCredit.com Online Courses

 

Texas Continuing Education Requirements: 16 hours per year by the first day of your birth month
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 School of Chiropractic, a CCE accredited College. Scroll down to view Online courses and the TBCE approval codes. 


When logged in, as long as your licenses are entered on your account, each course is clearly identified as being approved or not approved.  Please see our Teleseminar page for TBCE approved Teleseminars.

 

Specific Requirements:

Yearly Mandatory Documentation/Ethics/Risk

Each renewal perriod, the TBCE 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.

Human Trafficking 

Health care practitioners who provide direct patient care must complete an approved human trafficking prevention training course in order to renew their license/  ChiroCredit.com/ChiroCredit.com offers a course to meet this requirement that has been approved by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and meets all required HHSC Human Trafficking Training Standard.  This training must be completed by the first license renewal starting with September 1, 2020.  This requirement is for each renewal period.

See our topic: Human Trafficking and select the course titled "Human Trafficking 205 - Human Trafficking Affecting Texas
This course meets the State TX Human Trafficking requirement but does not provide TBCE Continuing Education credit.

 

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.

 

Reporting Requirements: CE Sponsor Reports to State Board within 30 days.  Please check with your licensing board for licensee reporting requirements.

 


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 ChiroCredit.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.ChiroCredit.com


 
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  • Acupuncture 222
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Introduction

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14142
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Acupuncture 222 - 228
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders

    7.0

    $140.00 USD

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

    Course Group includes all  Acupunture Courses numbered 222 through 228

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14142
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Acupuncture 223
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Sinus Tarsi Syndrome

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14142
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Acupuncture 224
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Capsulitis and Mortons Metatarsalgia

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14142
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Acupuncture 225
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Metatarsophalangeal Joint

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14142
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Acupuncture 226
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Plantar Fascia Disorders

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14142
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Acupuncture 227
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14142
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Acupuncture 228
    Acupuncture for Foot Disorders - Achilles Tendinopathy

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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

    Scott R Smith, L.OM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14142
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Acupuncture 400

    Acupuncture Program Introduction to 104-hour Acupuncture Certification Course


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 400 - 420

    Basic Theory Course Group


    21.0

    $357.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 400 - 461
    104.0

    $1560.00 USD

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

    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 400 thru 461

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 401

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 402

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 403

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 404

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 405

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 406

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 407

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 408

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 409

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 410

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 411

    Spleen and Stomach: The Organs of Nourishment


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 412

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 413

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


    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 414

    Kidney and Urinary Bladder: The Foundational Organs of the Body


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 415

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 416

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 417

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 418

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 419

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 420

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 421

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 421 - 436

    Acupuncture Points and Meridians Group


    16.0

    $288.00 USD

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

    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 221 through 436

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 422

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 423

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 424

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 425

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 426

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 427

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 428

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Acupuncture 429

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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    Acupuncture 430

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


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

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    Acupuncture 431

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


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

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    Acupuncture 432

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


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

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    Acupuncture 433

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


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

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    Acupuncture 434

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


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

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    Acupuncture 435

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


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

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    Acupuncture 436

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


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

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    Acupuncture 437

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


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

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    Acupuncture 437 - 440

    Acupuncture Microsystems Group


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    Acupuncture 438

    Microsystems II: Ear Acupuncture: Auricular Acupuncture Points and Techniques


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

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    Acupuncture 439

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


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

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    Acupuncture 440

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


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

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    Acupuncture 441

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


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

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    Acupuncture 441 - 446

    Acupuncture Techniques Group


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    Acupuncture 442

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


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

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    Acupuncture 443

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


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

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    Acupuncture 444

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


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

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    Acupuncture 445

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


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

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    Acupuncture 446

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


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

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    Acupuncture 447

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


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

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    Acupuncture 447 - 451

    Acupuncture for the Treatment of Pain Group


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    Acupuncture 448

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


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

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    Acupuncture 449

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


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

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    Acupuncture 450

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


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

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    Acupuncture 451

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


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

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    Acupuncture 452

    Yin and Yang: A Comprehensive Study of Yin and Yang


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

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    Acupuncture 452 - 461

    Foundations of Chinese Medicine Group


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    Acupuncture 453

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


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

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    Acupuncture 454

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


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

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    Acupuncture 455

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


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

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    Acupuncture 456

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


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

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    Acupuncture 457

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


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

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    Acupuncture 458

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


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

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    Acupuncture 459

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


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

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    Acupuncture 460

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


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

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    Acupuncture 461

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


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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    AO07-14336
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    Acupuncture National Exam Prep Course

    Board Review for Those Taking the NBCE or ABCA Exam


    2.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    AO07-14336
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    Athletic TIPS Certification Seminar
    Musculoskeletal Injuries, Nutrition, Dehydration and Concussion

    8.0

    $199.00 USD

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    Musculoskeletal

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

    Nutrition

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

    Dehydration

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

    Concussion

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

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

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    O07-14682
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    Breathing Essentials 201

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


    1.0

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


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

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14781
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    Breathing Essentials 201 - 207
    9.0

    $180.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Breathing Essentials 201 through Breathing Essentials 207

    Course Group includes all Breathing Essentials Courses numbered 201 through 207

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

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    O07-14781
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    Breathing Essentials 202

    Function of Respiration


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


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

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14781
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    Breathing Essentials 203

    Altered Breathing Patterns and Their Consequences


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


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

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14781
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    Breathing Essentials 204

    Sleep Apnea


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


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

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    O07-14781
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    Breathing Essentials 205

    Athletic Performance


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


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

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    O07-14781
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    Breathing Essentials 206

    Diaphragm in Critical Care


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


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

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14781
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    Dry Needling 201
    Introduction

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14335
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Dry Needling 201 - 206
    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Course Group includes all Dry Needline Courses numbered 201 thru 206

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14335
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Dry Needling 202
    Clean & Safe Needle Handling

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14335
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    Dry Needling 203
    Needles & Needling

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14335
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    Dry Needling 204
    Trigger Points & Patterns

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    O07-14335
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    Dry Needling 205
    Treatment of Myofascial Stress Patterns

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14335
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    Dry Needling 206
    Treating Specific Bodily Regions

    1.0

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14335
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 201
    GI Health from a Functional Perspective

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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

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

    Thomas Fabian, PhD, CNTP

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

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

    21.0

    $795.00 USD

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

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

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

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    O07-14141
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 202
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity

    2.0

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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 203
    Detoxification and Environmental Health

    2.0

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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    O07-14141
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 204
    Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health

    2.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Oscar Coetzee, MS, DCN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 205
    Functional Endocrinology

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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

    Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, CNS

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 206
    Mitochondrial Health and Energy Metabolism

    2.0

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

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

    Todd LePine, MD

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 207
    Mental Health from a Functional Perspective

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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

    Oscar Coetzee, MS, DCN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

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

    2.0

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

    Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, CNS

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

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

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Mark J. Smith, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 210
    Food As Medicine

    2.0

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

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

    Eleonora Gafton, MS, DCN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

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

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2 

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

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

    Sarah LoBisco, ND, IFMCP

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 212
    Fibromyalgia Global Pain and Fatigue

    4.0

    $190.00 USD

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

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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 213
    Functional Approach to Pediatrics

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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

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

    multiple

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 214
    Nutritional Genomics Foundations

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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


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

    Robert Brody ND, MS

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

    Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 215
    Optimized Exercise & Fitness

    2.0

    $95.00 USD

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

    Hour 2

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

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

    Mark J. Smith, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14141
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-09-30

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

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14027
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-07-31

    Got Documentation 201 - 204
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    Hours 1 - 3

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14027
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-07-31

    Got Documentation 202
    Medical Necessity - Determining the Justification of Treatment

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14027
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-07-31

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

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14027
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-07-31

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

    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14027
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-07-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14334
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14334
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14334
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14334
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14334
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14334
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14334
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ty Talcott, DC, CHPSE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14334
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-12-31

    Human Trafficking 205 - Human Trafficking Affecting Texas
    1.0

    $19.00 USD

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    HTO07-14026
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-07-31

    Laser 201
    Revolutionary Wellness - An Integrative Approach to Health

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

  • Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14732
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2025-04-01

    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14732
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2025-04-01

    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Jerome Rerucha DC, CSCS, CHPS

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14732
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2025-04-01

    Laser 205
    Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Marc Funderlich Jr, BPS, DC, CCS

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14732
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2025-04-01

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14732
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2025-04-01

    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Andre J Camelli, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14732
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2025-04-01

    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14732
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2025-04-01

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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

    6.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Hour 5

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

    Hour 6

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

    Kristin Hieshetter, DC

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

    8.0

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

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    Laser 214
    The Neuro-Orthopedic Cascade of Trauma and Whiplash

    4.0

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    Hour 1

    • Discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, and symptoms of trauma and post-auto whiplash.
    • Translate how low-level laser impacts inflammation and trauma.
    • Explain modern neuron theory and how low-level laser can optimize cellular communication within the PNS/CNS.
    • Conceptualize how to change the brain and body by using low-level laser and sensory inputs to modify central circuitry.

    Hour 2

    • Discuss the interplay between the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems.
    • Explain how changes in autonomic function affect the brain and body following trauma.
    • Share relevant research about the gut/brain connection.
    • Give an overview of the neuroinflammatory cascade of trauma and how low-level laser impacts inflammatory processes.

    Hour 3

    • Discuss the anatomy/physiology of the cerebellum and it’s integration with the cervical spine.
    • Outline how changes in cerebellar function and the cervical spine affect the brain and body following trauma
    • Explain how low-level laser therapy can optimize structural, neurological, and metabolic parameters following trauma.
    • Create a greater understanding for providers to know how to utilize their skillset to treat complex cases.

    Hour 4

    • Discuss the anatomy and physiology of the visual and vestibular systems.
    • Identify how changes in the visual and vestibular system affect the brain and body following trauma.
    • Share mechanisms and treatment applications for utilizing low-level laser therapy.
    • Create awareness around the modern utilization of structural, neurological, and metabolic treatment paradigms for complex cases.

    Erik Reis, DC, DACNB

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    Laser 215
    A Comprehensive Analysis of Todays Healthcare Topics

    8.0

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Hour 3:

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

    Hour 4:

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

    Hour 5:

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

    Hour 6:

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

    Hour 7:

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

    Hour 8:

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Laser 215 - 216
    12.0

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    Laser 216
    Joint and Biomechanical Restoration: Stopping the Pain Cycle

    4.0

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    Hour 1

    • Discuss the physiology associated with laser therapy
    • Describe the electron transport chain
    • Examine common cervical and plexus pathologies through orthopedic and soft tissue testing
    • Treat the scapular area using non-thermal lasers
    • Outline a description of electron volts

    Hour 2

    • Summarize important factors regarding wavelengths relative to using laser therapy
    • Describe mitochondiral function
    • Recognize damage to mitochondria and appreciate its role in disease
    • Examine patients with potential upper extremity nerve entrapments using orthopedic testing, soft tissue testing 

    Hour 3

    • Discuss neuron receptors
    • Explain pain to patients
    • Identify soft tissue structures
    • Summarize the function of progenitor cells

    Hour 4

    • Perform an evaluation of the shoulder
    • Perform an evaluation of the elbow
    • Perform an evaluation of the wrist and the hand
    • Perform an evaluation of the lower extremities

    Brandon Brock, DC, DACNB

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    Laser 217
    Advanced Pain Solutions with Next Gen Laser Therapy

    1.0

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Laser 218
    Building a Powerful Modern Practice through Lasers and Compliance

    4.0

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

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

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    Laser 219
    Practical Personal Injury

    6.0

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    Hour 1:   

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

    Hour 2:  

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

    Hour 3: 

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

    Hour 4:  

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

     Hour 5:  

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

    Hour 6:  

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Management of Common Conditions 201

    Lumbar Disc Management I


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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 202

    Lumbar Disc Management II


    3.0

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 203

    Concussion Management - Part 1


    2.0

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 203b

    Concussion Management - Part 2


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

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    O07-14028
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    Management of Common Conditions 204

    Cervical Disc Management 1


    3.0

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    O07-14028
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    Management of Common Conditions 204 - 209
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    Course Group includes all Management of Common Conditions Courses numbered 204 thru 209

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    Management of Common Conditions 205

    Cervical Disc Management II


    3.0

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    O07-14028
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    Management of Common Conditions 206

    Evaluation of the Adolescent Overhead Athlete


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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 207

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


    1.0

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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 208

    Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Scapula Dyskinesia


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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 208 - 211
    6.0

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    Course Group includes all Management of Common Conditions Courses numbered 208 thru 211

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    Management of Common Conditions 209

    Evaluation and Management of the TMJ


    3.0

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 210

    Upper Extremity I


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 210 - 215
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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

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    Management of Common Conditions 211

    Lyme Disease


    1.0

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    • Understand the basics of Lyme disease
    • Review the literature and studies available in summarized format
    • Understand the current complications with testing procedures
    • Recognize cases that may present as chronic neuromusculoskeletal conditions may have an additional differential diagnosis of Lyme disease
    • Apply non-prescription nutritional supplement recommendations to patients with acute or chronic Lyme disease

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Management of Common Conditions 212

    Concussion Rehabilitation


    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Determine appropriate protocols for patient progress.
    • Discuss tools to reduce vertigo symptoms.
    • Incorporate nutritional support for better brain function.
    • Utilize brain therapy programs to improve cognition.
    • Apply traction therapy to reduce intrathecal pressure.
    • Introduce vision evaluation testing tools.

    Hour 2

    • Incorporate gaze stabilization exercises for oculomotor function. Evaluate balance and stability with a variety of tools.
    • Demonstrate balance exercises to improve proprioception.
    • Discuss cardio exercise to stimulate blood flow and neogenesis.
    • Apply cervical strength protocols using graduated isometrics.

    Hour 3

    • Apply jaw exercises to reduce TMJ symptoms.
    • Discuss post-exercise therapy recovery strategies.
    • Demonstrate mobility exercises to improve joint function.
    • Integrate therapeutic stretching protocols to improve agility.
    • Illustrate self release techniques to enhance mobility.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    O07-14028
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    Management of Common Conditions 213

    Conservative Management of Parkinson's Disease


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 214

    Shoulder Pain


    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 215

    Concussion: Return to Play Guidelines


    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    O07-14028
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    Management of Common Conditions 216

    Evaluation and Management of Common Upper and Lower Extremity Conditions


    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 216 - 221
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    Management of Common Conditions 217

    Acute Concussion Management


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 218
    Cervicogenic and Tension Headache Research

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 219

    Evaluation and Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis


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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 220

    Pelvic Crossed Syndrome


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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 221
    Autonomic Nervous System Response to Injury

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DIBAK

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    Management of Common Conditions 223
    Cerebellar Response to Injury

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DIBAK

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    Management of Common Conditions 224

    Identification and Treatment of Scoliosis


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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 225

    Shoulder Crossed Syndrome


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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 226
    Soft Tissue Treatment Adhesive Capsulitis

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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

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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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

    2.0

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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 229
    Neck Pain & Whiplash

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 231
    Soft Tissue Treatment - Plantar Fasciitis

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 233
    Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 234
    Fibromyalgia Assessment and Conservative Management

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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

    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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


    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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

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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 239
    Cervical Spinal Stenosis Management

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    • Relate the effects of posture on compression of the cervical cord and nerve roots and use this knowledge to develop decompression exercises for their cervical stenosis patients.
    • Decompress the cervical spine utilizing the Cervico 2000 ambulatory traction device.
    • Implement a strategy of upper extremity peripheral nerve stimulation to relieve symptoms of cervical spinal stenosis.
    • Develop and institute a comprehensive cervical spinal stenosis rehabilitation protocol as a potential alternative to surgery. 

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Management of Common Conditions 240
    Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Neurological Rehabilitation

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    Hour 1
    • Relate the effects of spinal stenosis in the development of intermittent claudication.
    • Utilize a treadmill and a stopwatch, to quantify both the effects of stenosis on functional ability of patients and the effectiveness of treatment of spinal stenosis.
    • Apply TENs over acupuncture points known to increase nerve blood supply and how to reverse the pathophysiology of lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Utilize dynamic imaging techniques, to gain a full appreciation of the changes in compression of the neural elements in different postures and spinal positions.
    Hour 2
    • Apply an evidence based protocol of spinal decompression utilizing flexion-distraction techniques for spinal stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis.
    • Utilize therapeutic ultrasound to reduce congestion and inflammation of the compressed nerve roots in patients suffering from spinal stenosis.
    • Apply the neurophysiology of acupuncture, without needles, to reduce pain and promote proper nerve function in of lumbar spinal stenosis.
    Hour 3
    • Utilize, best evidence, related to the use of lumbosacral support and back braces in their patients suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Utilize the  Vertetrac ambulatory decompression belt as the treatment for patients suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Implement a dynamic decompression exercise program for patients suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis, based on best evidence.
    • Understand the pathophysiology of lumbar spinal stenosis and implement nutritional strategies that may potentially modify the course of the condition.
    • Utilize trans-spinal direct current stimulation as a form of noninvasive neuromodulation for patients suffering from intermittent claudication and spinal stenosis.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Management of Common Conditions 241
    Migraine Headache

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    • Summarize the available literature and assess the effect of aerobic exercise on the number of headache days, duration and pain intensity in patients with migraine headache.
    • Explore the efficacy of manual acupuncture and quantify the true placebo response in the prophylaxis of episodic migraine without aura.
    • Outline the existing evidence and theories pertaining to the evolutive nature of migraine headaches for most patients.
    • Assess the impact of spinal manipulation on pain and disability associated with migraine headache.
    • Critically review the prevalence and patient-related factors associated with the use of manual therapy for treatment of chronic recurrent headaches.

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 242
    Foot & Ankle

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    • Investigate whether manipulations of the ankle joint complex increase the force production and muscle activation of the hip abductors on the affected limb in individuals with a history of ankle sprain
    • Summarize the latest evidence pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of insertional Achilles tendinopathy
    • Outline the association between ankle dorsiflexion and dynamic knee valgus
    • Discuss the state of the evidence pertaining to the clinical effects of joint mobilization on grades I and II ankle sprains
    • Describe how manual therapy can help alleviate symptoms of Cuboid Syndrome in spite of the presence of active bony pathology

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 243
    Patellofemoral Pain

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    • Compare the effectiveness of multiple interventions for patellofemoral pain.
    • Assess the literature on the effects of spinal or local joint manipulation or mobilization for patellofemoral pain syndrome.
    • Evaluate the efficacy of knee strengthening with or without hip strengthening for improving strength and decreasing pain in patients with patellofemoral pain.
    • Summarize the factors that contribute to the development of patellofemoral pain.
    • Investigate the influence of exerted state running on lower extremity kinematics during the stance phase in runners with patellofemoral pain.

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 244
    Conservative management of femoro-acetabular impingement

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    • Describe relevant anatomy, and the structural components of femoroacetabular impingement
    • Explain factors associated with development of femoroacetabular impingement
    • Discuss integration of manual therapies along with rehabilitation and lifestyle modification
    • Outline what a successful treatment plan may look like for the non-surgical management of femoroacetabular impingement
    • Analyze what factors my influence and necessitate modifications for treatment plans in individuals with femoroacetbular impingement syndrome

    Nicholas Hedges DC, MS, CCSP

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    Management of Common Conditions 244 - 247
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    Management of Common Conditions 245
    PatelloFemoral Pain Syndrome

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

    Nicholas Hedges DC, MS, CCSP

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    Management of Common Conditions 246
    Making Sense of Hip Pain

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    Hour One:

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

     Hour Two:

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

     Hour Three:

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


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

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

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 249
    Chiropractic Checkup from the Neck Up

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    O07-14028
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Management of Common Conditions 250
    Soft Tissue Injury of the Elbow Wrist and Hand

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

    Linda Simon, DC

    AudioVisual Course

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    Management of Common Conditions 251
    Thoracic spine and ribs

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

    Linda Simon, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14028
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    Management of Common Conditions 252
    Chiropractic & Healthy Aging

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 253
    Injuries in rock climbers

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

    Nicholas Hedges DC, MS, CCSP

    AudioVisual Course

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    Management of Common Conditions 254
    Low Back Pain Treatment Updates

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    O07-14028
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    Management of Common Conditions 256

    Soft Tissue Treatment Lumbopelvic Spine


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    • Explain the biomechanics of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Describe the examination of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Explain the mechanism of scoliosis
    • Describe the pathological conditions of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for pathological conditions of the lumbopelvic spine  

    Linda Simon, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14028
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    Management of Common Conditions 257
    The TMJ

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

    Linda Simon, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14028
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    Expires: 2024-07-31

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

    4.0

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13890
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    Expires: 2024-06-30

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

    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

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    O07-13890
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    NeuroFascial Integration 202
    Chronic Stress & Chiropractic: New Approaches for Better Outcomes Module 2

    4.0

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13890
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    Expires: 2024-06-30

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

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

    Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-13890
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2024-06-30

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

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14834
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    Expires: 2025-05-01

    Nutrition 102

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


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

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    Nutrition 103

    Antioxidants, Vitamin E, Silymarin, Magnesium and Whole Grains


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14834
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    Nutrition 104

    Nutritional Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14834
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    Nutrition 105

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


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14834
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    Nutrition 106

    Herbal Therapies I


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    O07-14834
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    Expires: 2025-05-01

    Nutrition 107

    Herbal Therapies II


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-14834
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    Expires: 2025-05-01

    Nutrition 108

    Herbal Therapies III


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    O07-14834
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    Nutrition 109

    Nutrition and the Elderly


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 110

    Female Nutrition - Osteoporosis, Pregnancy and Lactation


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 111

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


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 112

    Obesity - Calculations, Body Composition, Diet, and Exercise


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 113

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


    1.0

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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 114

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


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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 115

    Clinical Detoxification: Part 1


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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    O07-14834
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    Nutrition 116

    Clinical Detoxification: Part 2


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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    O07-14834
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    Nutrition 117

    Drug, Herb and Nutrient Interactions and Toxicity


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 118

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


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 119

    Natural Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Agents


    2.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 120

    Management of Functional GI Disorders


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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 121

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


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 122

    Nutritional Support for Alzheimer's Disease


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

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 123

    Nutritional Support for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)


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

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 124
    Nutritional Support for Cognitive Enhancement and Mental Decline

    3.0

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

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 125

    Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


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

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 128

    Nutritional Support for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


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

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 129

    Nutritional Support for Obesity and Weight Loss - Part 1


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

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    Nutrition 130

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


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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 131

    Gluten Sensitivity


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

    Dan Schlenger, DC

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    Nutrition 132

    Celiac Disease Mechanisms and Related Topics


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

    Dan Schlenger, DC

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    Nutrition 133

    When to Begin a Gluten Free Diet


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

    Dan Schlenger, DC

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    Nutrition 134

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


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 136

    Nutrition and the Gastrointestinal System, IBS, Constipation, IBD


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 137

    Vitamin D


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

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Nutrition 138

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


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 139

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


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 140

    Nutritional Support for Obesity and Weight Loss - Part 2


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

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

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 141

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


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 143

    IBS/SIBO


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

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Nutrition 143 - 149
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    Nutrition 144

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


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

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Nutrition 145

    Nutritional Health for Chronic Diseases


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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 145 - 146
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    Hour 1 - 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Course Group includes all Nutrition Courses numbered 145 thru 146

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    Nutrition 146

    Basic Clinical Concepts of Nutrition Therapy


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 147

    Basic Nutrition Assessment


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

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Nutrition 147 - 157
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    Nutrition 148

    Sugar Imbalances: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 148 - 154
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    Nutrition 149

    Clinical Nutrition - 10 Common Pathologies Patients Present With


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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 153

    Nutrition and the GenitoUrinary System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 154

    Nutrition and the Muscular System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 155
    Nutrition and Arthritis

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 156
    Nutrition and Heart Disease

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 157
    Flavanoids

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

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    Nutrition 157 - 158
    6.0

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    Nutrition 158
    Common Herbal and Prescription Drug Interactions

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 159
    Innate Nutrition for the Practicing Chiropractor

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    Hour 1: Evolutionary Biology Influence on Clinical Physiology

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

     Hour 2: Summarize Inflammation in both Pain and Disease

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

    Hour 3: Justification of Sleep Hygiene

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

    Hour 4: Define the Recently Discovered Glymphatic System

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

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

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

    Hour 6: Analyze the Science of a Healthy Diet

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

    Hour 7: Appraise Chiropractic Clinical Practice and Pain Management

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

    Hour 8: Detail the Benefits of Exercise

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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

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

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Nutrition 161
    Keto Diets

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

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Nutrition 162
    Nutrition and the Gastrointestinal System

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 163
    Nutrition: Inflammation and Natural Anti-Inflammatories

    3.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 164
    Nutrition and the Immune System

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 164 - 168
    6.0

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

    Hour 2 - 3  Ideal Nutrition for Optimal Health

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

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

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

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

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    Nutrition 165
    Ideal Nutrition for Optimal Health

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    Hour 1

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

     Hour 2 

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

    Tedd Koren, DC

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    Nutrition 166
    Nutrition and Osteoporosis

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 167
    Natural Anti-Inflammatories

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 168
    Nutrition and the Gastrointestinal System

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 169
    Nourishing the Brain & Hidden Triggers of Early Aging

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Erica Oberg, ND MPH

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    Nutrition 170
    Nutrition and the Neurological System

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 171
    Nutritional Considerations of Artificial Sweeteners

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    Hour 1
    • Identify behaviors associated with artificial sweeteners
    • Examine the main artificial sweeteners used in the United States
    • Determine why artificial sweeteners are used in the food industry
    • Summarize the general risks associated with artificial sweeteners
    • Evaluate the benefits and risks of Neotame and Advantame
    Hour 2
    • Identify the benefits and risks of Saccharin
    • Discover the benefits and risks of Acesulfame potassium
    • Summarize the benefits and risks of Sucralose
    • Differentiate Aspartame benefits and risks
    • Critique the current research on artificial sweeteners and cancer risk
    • Explain the effect of artificial sweeteners on the gastrointestinal environment
    • Interpret the research on artificial sweeteners and blood sugar
    Hour 3
    • Distinguish between the negative and positive effects on obesity, weight control and artificial sweeteners
    • Identify the natural sweeteners that are generally recognized as safe
    • Evaluate the effectiveness and safety of Stevia
    • Determine the effectiveness and safety of Luo han guo (Swingle fruit or monk fruit extract)
    • Analyze the effectiveness and safety of Thaumatin

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 172
    Nutrition and Exercise

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    • Review exercise physiology principles and techniques
    • Analyze various exercise prescription principles
    • Identify appropriate carbohydrate – fat – and protein recommendations
    • Develop meal timing and fluid guidelines for the athlete

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 173
    Restoring Gut Health and Brain Performance

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

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    Pain 105

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


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


    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Pain 106

    Pain, Inflammation, Back Pain, Fibromyalgia and Peripheral Neuropathy


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


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Pain 109

    Pain Management


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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Pain 111
    Chronic Pain

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Pain 112
    Clinical Pearls

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Pain 113
    Relevant Research for Chiropractors

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Pain 114
    Chiropractic and Interventional Pain Management

    2.0

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    Hour 1

    • Define interventional pain management and how it can be applied to help solve acute and chronic pain.
    • Outline and critique different pain theories.
    • Outline the Biopsychosocial model of chronic pain and explain why this model is the most comprehensive for acute and chronic pain management.
    • Summarize how to integrate interventional pain management with conservative care for acute and chronic pain.

    Hour 2:

    • Describe common interventional pain management procedures and how to integrate them into a comprehensive plan of care.
    • List the most utilized injections and when they are considered.
    • Identify when a spinal cord stimulator may be considered and how it can aid conservative management.
    • Explain the use of endoscopic procedures and when they may be utilized to treat acute and chronic pain.

    Travis Jewett, DC

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    Pain 115
    Patient Care Tips & Clinical Correlates

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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

    7.0

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

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    Pain 200 - 201
    13.0

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

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

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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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    Pediatrics 108

    Pediatric Research VIII


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    • Describe and utilize an effective but non-invasive treatment for warts
    • Understand the risk versus benefit of diagnostic imaging radiation in children
    • Recognize patterns of pain in children that might actually indicate malignancies
    • Develop an understanding of pediatric atlantooccipital dislocation
    • Be able to perform 5 minute infant physical examination to detect congenital anomalies of the musculoskeletal system

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 114

    Low Back Pain in Children and Adolescents


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    • Determine the epidemiology of low back pain in children and adolescents
    • Assess the risk factors associated with back pain in school children
    • Outline the effect of an intervention to improve sitting habits in schoolchildren
    • Assess the effects of reading a book or using a computer on neck and upper back muscle activity in children

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Pediatrics 115
    Varying Viewpoints on Vaccinations with Alternative Schedule and Homeopathic Remedies

    2.0

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    • Examine the allopathic approach to vaccinations, including recommended schedules from the medical community (This course does not address the COVID vaccine)
    • Assess potential side-effects seen in patients, both pediatric and adult
    • Discover the pharmaceutical industry’s interest in creating more vaccinations
    • Review historical political maneuvers behind many vaccination mandates
    • Explore varying philosophical viewpoints on vaccinations, including Religious beliefs, Ethical viewpoints, Schools’ needs.
    • Consider utilization of alternative and holistic healthier lifestyle approaches
    • Educate your patient on their choices for vaccination
    • Refer your patient to alternative options while maintaining your scope of practice
    • Identify and treat the common side effects of vaccinated children
    • Identify useful Homeopathic Nosodes and Remedies proven to be effective alternatives to vaccinations

    Robin Mayfield, DC

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    Pediatrics 116

    Evaluating and Correcting Retained Primitive Reflexes


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    Hour 1

    • Discover what primitive reflexes are and why we have them
    • Understand the various possible causes of retained primitive reflexes in a child
    • Outline common questions that would suggest retention of primitive reflexes
    • Identify and assess eight primitive reflexes that can be easily evaluated by a doctor of chiropractic, specifically the Moro, Grasp, Spinal Galant, Rooting, Asymmetrical Tonic Neck, Symmetrical Tonic Neck, Tonic Labyrinthine, and the Landau reflexes.

    Hour 2

    • Further identify and assess the remaining of the eight primitive reflexes not covered in the first hour
    • Detect the presence or absence of specific primitive reflexes
    • Recognize the need for intervention when a retained primitive reflex is demonstrated by a patient
    • Prescribe a specific course of treatment for each of the eight primitive reflexes if they are determined to be retained

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Pediatrics 116 - 119
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    Pediatrics 117
    An Introduction to the Pediatric Examination: Clinical Pearls and Tips Explored

    3.0

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    Hour 1:

    • Learn age-appropriate general health screening and health education for babies.
    • Analyze through evidence the use of chiropractic manipulation for pregnant women.
    • Identify normal growth, development and behavior and their assessment, as well as approaches to abnormalities for neonatals.
    • Describe a typical pediatric examination on a neonatal.

    Hour 2:

    • Learn age-appropriate general health screening and health education for toddlers.
    • Analyze through evidence the use of chiropractic manipulation for toddlers through young children.
    • Identify normal growth, development and behavior and their assessment, as well as approaches to abnormalities from infancy through toddlers.
    • Describe a typical pediatric examination on an infant 1-5 years old.

    Hour 3:

    • Learn age-appropriate general health screening and health education for adolescents.
    • Identify the signs and symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury (through accident and sport) in children.
    • Discuss and describe typical examination forms and outcome assessment tools used for the pediatric population.
    • Evaluate through clinical cases and it’s management.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Pediatrics 118
    Evidence-Based Chiropractic Care for Infants

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    Hour 1

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

    Joyce Miller, BSc, DC, DABCO, PhD

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

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    Hour 1 

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

     Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Pediatrics 120
    Clinical Considerations for Younger Patients

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Personal Injury 201
    Mitigating Risk and Liability with Acute Trauma Patients

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 201 - 202
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    Hour 1
    • Identify examples of traumatic spine, soft tissue and other commonly missed injuries
    • Develop a post-traumatic diagnostic imaging algorithm and protocol 
    • Recognize and develop an awareness for PI patient, carrier and attorney risks and liabilities
    • Discuss several areas of PI documentation scrutiny including the causation statement
    Hour 2
    • Create a protocol to consistently implement outcome assessments into PI cases
    • Recognize other options and opportunities available to humanize PI cases 
    • Identify common outcome assessments utilized in PI cases\
    • Improve awareness of clinical decisions that can be made from humanizing cases
    Hour 3
    • Recognize the key elements of Personal Injury case management
    • Explain the importance of using co-management and integrative care in PI cases
    • Develop a protocol for obtaining pre- and post-injury medical records
    • Demonstrate and utilize both passive and active therapeutics in acute trauma cases  

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 201 - 204
    12.0

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    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 202
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    Hour 1 - PI Case Management Part 1

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

    Hour 2 - PI Case Management Part 2

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

    Hour 3 - How to Humanize Your PI Cases

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 203
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    Hour 1 - Your Personal Injury History: Part 1

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

    Hour 2 - Your Personal Injury History: Part 2

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

    Hour 3 - Your Personal Injury Examination – Part 1

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

    Hour 4 - Your Personal Injury Examination – Part 2

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 205
    Introduction to Personal Injury Case Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 205 - 212
    Personal Injury Case Management Series

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

    Course Group includes all Personal Injury courses numbered 205 through 212

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 206
    Post-Injury Case Management

    1.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 207
    Physical Examination in Case Management

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

     


    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 208
    Conservative Care and Therapeutic Modalities

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 209
    Diagnostic Imaging and Case Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 210
    Humanizing Injuries in Case Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 211
    Personal Injury Co-Management

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 212
    Personal Injury Co-Management II

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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

    3.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber, DC, DABCO, CPC

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    Personal Injury 214
    Motor Vehicle Collisions

    1.0

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Therapy 101
    1.0

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

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Physical Therapy 102

    Physical Therapy Applications


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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Physical Therapy 103
    Ultrasound: An Underused Modality

    1.0

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

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

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    Physical Therapy 104

    Introduction to Low Level Lasers


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


    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Physical Therapy 105

    Treating Patients with Light Energy, LASERS, LEDs and UV


    3.0

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Therapy 106

    US, Cryotherapy, E-stim, Phonophoresis and Safety


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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Therapy 107

    Elastic Therapeutic Taping


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Therapy 108

    Patellofemoral Pain and Tendinopathy


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Therapy 109

    Low Level Laser Therapy - A Primer for the Clinician.


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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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

    1.0

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Therapy 111
    Micro Current Therapy

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

    Michael Epitropoulos, DC

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    Rehab 135
    The Overhead Athlete: Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation & Performance Training

    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Recall 2 pathological pitching mechanical patterns that may lead to injury
    • List 3 injury risk factors in in the overhead athlete
    • Provide 4 injury prevention screening tests for the overhead athlete
    • With respect to shoulder strength, cite 3 metrics  that can be used as red flags to identify players who are at higher risk for incurring an injury to the shoulder /elbow
    Hour 2
    • Describe 1 clinical test to evaluate anterior and posterior shoulder instability
    • List the 3 components of an evidence -based test cluster  to assess rotator cuff pathology in the overhead athlete
    • Identify 2 components in the rehabilitation program for shoulder instability
    • List and define the 3 types of shoulder impingement
    Hour 3
    • Recall 2 Performance factors in pitching
    • Cite 2 return to play criteria for the overhead athlete
    • Identify one advantage of weighted ball holds
    • Identify one disadvantage of weighted ball programs


    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 135 - 136
    6.0

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

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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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


    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 137
    Fascial Resiliency and Performance

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    Hour 1
    • Recall two important functions of the fascial system.
    • Cite 3 factors which impact the mechanical properties of fascia.
    • State one structural/ anatomical difference between the fascia of young vs. older individuals.
    • List two ways that fascial training can cause remodeling of the fascia.
    Hour 2
    • Provide 2 indications for applying IASTM to the quadratus lumborum.
    • Enumerate 2 indications for applying IASTM to the posterior iliotibial band.
    • Identify 2 indications for applying IASTM to the lateral compartment of the lower leg.
    • Provide 2 indications for applying IASTM to the vastus lateralis- Iliotibial band junction.
    Hour 3
    • Provide 2 indications for applying IASTM to the latissimus dorsi.
    • Enumerate 2 indications for applying IASTM to the posterior upper trapezius.
    • Identify 2 indications for applying IASTM to the lateral compartment of the lower leg.
    • Provide 2 indications for applying IASTM to the vastus lateralis- Iliotibial band junction.


    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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

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

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 101

    Soft Tissue Injury: The Neglected Cause of Musculoskeletal Disorders


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

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 101 - 104
    10.0

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    Course Group includes all Soft Tissue Injuries Courses numbered 101 thru 104

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 103

    Comprehensive Introduction to Soft tissue Injury and Treatment


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

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 104

    The Shoulder: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment


    4.0

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

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 105

    Elbow, Wrist and Hand: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment


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    • Explain the structural anatomy of the elbow, wrist, and hand and associated soft tissue
    • Explain the functional anatomy of the elbow, wrist, and hand and associated soft tissue
    • Demonstrate the passive examination of the elbow, wrist, and hand and associated soft tissue
    • Demonstrate the active examination of the elbow, wrist, and hand and associated soft tissue
    • Describe pathological conditions of the bony structures, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, fascia, bursa and nerves of the elbow, wrist, and hand
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for pathological conditions of the bony structures of the elbow, wrist and hand
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, fascia, bursa and nerves of the elbow, wrist and hand
    • Define functional relationships between the elbow, wrist and hand and with other regions

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 105 - 107
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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Soft Tissue Injuries 105 to Soft Tissue Injuries 107 

    Course Group includes all Soft Tissue Injuries Courses numbered 105 thru 107

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 106

    The Cervical Spine: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment


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    • Explain the structural anatomy of the bones and joints of the cervical spine, ligaments and muscles of the cervical spine and the nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the cervical spine
    • Explain the functional anatomy of the bones and joints of the cervical spine, the ligaments and muscles of the cervical spine and the nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the cervical spine
    • Demonstrate the passive examination of the bones and joints of the cervical spine, the ligaments and muscles of the cervical spine and the nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the cervical spine
    • Demonstrate the active examination of the bones and joints of the cervical spine, the ligaments and muscles of the cervical spine and the nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the cervical spine
    • Discuss imaging of the cervical spine
    • Discuss advanced testing of the soft tissue of the cervical spine
    • Describe pathological conditions of the bony structures, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the cervical spine
    • Explain the mechanism of acceleration/deceleration impact
    • Explain the effects on the cervical spine from acceleration/deceleration injury, and specifically the effects on the soft tissues structures
    • Explain the grading system for acceleration/deceleration injury
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the pathological conditions of the bony structures, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, blood vessels, nerves and fascia of the cervical spine
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the sequela of acceleration/deceleration injury
    • Define relationships of the cervical spine with other regions

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 107

    The TMJ: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment


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    • Explain the structural anatomy of the TMJ and its soft tissue
    • Explain the functional anatomy of the TMJ and its soft tissue
    • Demonstrate the passive examination of the TMJ and soft tissue
    • Demonstrate the active examination of the TMJ and soft tissue
    • Describe pathological conditions of the bony structures of the TMJ
    • Describe pathological conditions of the joints of the TMJ
    • Describe pathological conditions of the ligaments of the TMJ
    • Describe pathological conditions of the muscles of the TMJ
    • Describe injuries to the nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the TMJ
    • Describe injuries from acceleration/deceleration impact to the TMJ
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the joints of the TMJ
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the ligaments of the TMJ
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the muscles of the TMJ
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the TMJ
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for acceleration/deceleration injury to the TMJ
    • Define functional relationships of the TMJ with associated regions

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 108

    Thoracic Spine and Rib Cage: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment


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    • Explain the structural anatomy of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the thoracic spine and rib cage
    • Explain the functional anatomy of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the thoracic spine and rib cage
    • Demonstrate the passive examination of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the thoracic spine and rib cage
    • Demonstrate the active examination of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the thoracic spine and rib cage
    • Discuss imaging of the thoracic spine and rib cage
    • Describe pathological conditions of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the thoracic spine and rib cage
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the thoracic spine and rib cage
    • Discuss relationships of the thoracic spine and ribs with other regions

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 109

    Lumbopelvic Spine: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment


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    • Explain the structural anatomy of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Explain the functional anatomy of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Explain biomechanics of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Demonstrate the passive examination of bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Demonstrate the active examination of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Discuss radiographic imaging of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Discuss advanced testing of the soft tissue of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Describe pathological conditions of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the pathological conditions of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the lumbopelvic spine
    • Define relationships of the lumbopelvic spine with other regions

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 110

    Hip and Knee: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment


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    • Explain the structural anatomy of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the hip and knee
    • Explain the functional anatomy of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the hip and knee
    • Explain biomechanics of the hip and knee
    • Demonstrate the passive examination of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the hip and knee.
    • Demonstrate the active examination of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the hip and knee
    • Discuss radiographic imaging of the hip and knee
    • Discuss advanced testing of the soft tissue of the hip and knee
    • Describe pathological conditions of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the hip and knee
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the pathological conditions of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the hip and knee
    • Define relationships of the hip and knee with other regions

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 111
    Ankle and Foot: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment

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    • Explain the structural anatomy of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the ankle and foot
    • Explain the functional anatomy of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the ankle and foot
    • Explain biomechanics of the ankle and foot
    • Demonstrate the passive examination of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the ankle and foot
    • Demonstrate the active examination of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the ankle and foot
    • Discuss radiographic imaging of the ankle and foot
    • Discuss advanced testing of the soft tissue of the ankle and foot
    • Describe pathological conditions of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the ankle and foot
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the pathological conditions of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the ankle and foot
    • Define relationships of the ankle and foot with other regions.

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 112

    Strain/Counterstrain: Theory, Technique and Treatment


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    • Discuss the development of strain/counterstrain
    • Describe the theory of strain/counterstrain
    • Describe the physiology of neuromuscular function
    • Describe the diagnosis of tenderpoints and treatment  prioritization
    • Discuss the technique of strain/counterstrain
    • Explain tenderpoints
    • Discuss method to locate tenderpoints
    • Describe conditions that respond to strain/counterstrain
    • Discuss treatment for the spine, TMJ and extremities
    • Discuss treatment for craniosacral dysfunctions

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 113
    Therapeutic Stretching and Exercise Rehabilitation

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    • Discuss the benefits and protocols of stretching
    • Discuss the theory and protocols of exercise rehabilitation
    • Discuss the evaluation of posture
    • Demonstrate postural corrections for the whole body
    • Discuss proprioception in relation to core stability
    • Demonstrate stretching and strengthening for the core
    • Demonstrate balance work in relation to core strength
    • Demonstrate stretching and strengthening for the foot, ankle, anterior compartment,  hamstrings, quadratus femoris, tensor fascia lata, adductor group, gluteal group, and iliopsoas, lumbar spine, thoracic spine, ribs, chest, cervical spine, TMG, shoulder, arm, forearm, wrist and hand
    • Describe Yoga and Pilates for the whole body

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 114

    Deep Tissue Muscle and Fascial Release: Evaluation and Treatment


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    • Explain the function of soft tissues
    • Describe the development of scar tissue and adhesions in fascia, connective tissue, muscles, tendons, ligaments and joint capsules
    • Discuss the benefits of deep tissue muscle and fascial release
    • Define friction massage
    • Describe friction massage for the upper extremity, lower extremity, spine and TMJ
    • Define myofascial release
    • Describe myofascial release for the upper extremity, lower extremity, spine and TMJ
    • Define active release
    • Describe active release for the upper extremity, lower extremity, spine and TMJ
    • Define trigger point ultrasound
    • Describe trigger point ultrasound for the upper extremity, lower extremity, spine and TMJ

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 115
    Active Myofascial Rehabilitation

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    • Educate patients on the function of soft tissues and the benefits of deep tissue muscle and fascial release.
    • Describe the development of scar tissue and adhesions in fascia, connective tissue, muscles, tendons, ligaments and joint capsules.
    • Perform postfacilitation stretch to the upper extremity, lower extremity and spine
    • Perform somatic technique for the upper extremity, lower extremity and spine
    • Utilize active release with your patient population
    • Perform postisometric relaxation for the upper extremity, lower extremity and spine
    • Apply therapeutic exercise and rehabilitative stretching with patients

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 116

    Understanding Acceleration/Deceleration Impact: Crash Reconstruction, Research, Injury and Treatment


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    • Describe the kinematics of acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Comprehend the history and development of acceleration/deceleration research.
    • Defend injury manifestation using Whiplash guidelines and models.
    • Apply current model theories to better understand injury from acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Explain to the patient the effects on the body during front, rear and side collisions.
    • Educate the patient on variables such as vehicle size and direction and the effects on the human frame during acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Apply the variables of patient age, gender, size, etc during acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Express an understanding of incidence, prevalence, injury and risk factors associated with acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Describe the normal biomechanics of the cervical spine.
    • Discuss cervical spinal anatomy vulnerable to injury.
    • Define the nature of soft tissue structures; joints, ligaments, muscles, bursa, nerves, blood vessels and fascia.
    • Inform your patients of the symptoms and changes to soft tissue structures after acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Explain the differences between scleratomal, dermatomal and myofascial pain.
    • Discuss prognosis after acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Describe the normal biomechanics of the TMJ and associated soft tissue structures.
    • Discuss injury to the TMJ and associated soft tissue structures.
    • Explain the effects of trauma to the soft tissue of the spine, structures of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot after acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Describe the normal biomechanics of the thoracic spine and rib cage.
    • Describe the normal biomechanics of the lumbopelvic spine.
    • Educate the patient on complicating factors for treatment after acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Determine the necessity and value of imaging and advanced diagnostic imaging after acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Perform complete examination of the soft tissue structures of the cervical spine, TMJ, thoracic spine, rib cage, lumbopelvic spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot after acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Utilize treatment protocols for soft tissue damage after acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Perform soft tissue treatments such as strain/counterstrain, postisometric relaxation, postfacilitation stretch, somatic technique, active and myofascial release, exercise and stretch, mobilization, manipulation and modalities.
    • Utilize above mentioned soft tissue techniques to treat the cervical spine, TMJ, thoracic spine, rib cage, lumbopelvic spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot after acceleration/deceleration impact.
    • Communicate to your patients the late effects of soft tissue injury after acceleration/deceleration impact.

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 117
    Functional Kinesiology and Movement; Biomechanics, Pathology and Treatment

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    • Describe biomechanics of movement of the joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, bursa, nerves and fascia of the lower extremity, pelvis and spine, TMJ and upper extremity.
    • Explain weight distribution and movement of ligaments, muscle and fascia in relation to the feet as foundation.
    • Discuss soft tissue movement during standing, walking, running, twisting, bending, reaching and grasping.
    • Relate movement interactions and stresses on soft tissues from one body region to another.
    • Demonstrate to your patients, correct posture from the feet as foundation to the cervical spine.
    • Educate and demonstrate the correct use of the core in posture.
    • Show patients how to relax their shoulders using the thoracic spine as a lever.
    • Describe and demonstrate appropriate gait in relation to correct posture.
    • Explain to your patient how the soft tissue adapts to an unstable scoliosis.
    • Apply understanding of injury dynamics in individual soft tissue structures (ligament, musculotendon, bursa, nerve, fascia).
    • Interrelate soft tissue contractures from one region of the body to another.
    • Learn passive and active examination techniques for all soft tissue structures of the soft tissue structures mentioned in Educational Objective 1.
    • Review Applied Kinesiology as a tool for muscle isolation and clinical testing.
    • Differentiate muscle strength testing from the proprioception evaluation of Applied Kinesiology.
    • Integrate Applied Kinesiology examination and treatment into soft tissue evaluation and case management.
    • Clinical examination of soft tissue structures of the soft tissue structures mentioned in Educational Objective 1.
    • Apply examination findings into differentially diagnosing soft tissue fibrosis, scar tissue and adhesions, trigger points and pain radiation patterns.
    • Inter-relate different regions of the body with local soft tissue findings.
    • Discern appropriate clinical application for advanced imaging studies and soft tissue.
    • Apply treatment protocols for ice, heat, stretching, Somatic Technique, Strain/counterstrain, friction massage, post-isometric relaxation, modalities, massage techniques, myofascial release, active release, Neuromuscular therapy, cold laser, exercise rehabilitations, mobilization and manipulation.
    • Apply techniques mentioned in Educational Objective (above) as well as Applied Kinesiology to all joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, bursa, nerves and fascia of the lower extremity, pelvis and spine, TMJ, and upper extremity.
    • Relate treatments to improved movement locally, regionally and other affected regions and educate your patient to reasonable goals.
    • View the soft tissue structures of the body as a whole with recognizable patterns of dysfunction and treat these soft tissues for greater flexibility and function.

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 118

    Soft Tissue Injury Examination


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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

    Hour 5

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

    Hour 6

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

    Hour 7

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

    Hour 8

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

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

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Hour 3:

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

    Hour 4:

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

    Hour 5:

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

    Hour 6:

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

    Hour 7:

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

    Hour 8:

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

    Hour 9:

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

    Hour 10:

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

    Hour 11:

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

    Hour 12:

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

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 120
    Modalities: Theories, Application and Treatment

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

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    Soft Tissue Injuries 121

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


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

    Linda Simon, DC

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

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

    Linda Simon, DC

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    Xray 107

    LBP Origins and How Different Spine Conditions Could Affect Chiropractic Treatment


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    • Discuss a common origin of lumbar disc pain
    • Describe the orientation of lumbar facet joints
    • Identify the effect of lordosis on the position of the nucleus pulposis
    • Establish how injuries of the annulus fibrosus can cause nerve root changes
    • Identify the dynamic stenosis of the lumbar spine

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 108

    Pediatric and Adult Anterior Knee Pain


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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 112

    What is MRI with Indications and Contraindications for Use


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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 113

    Ligamentous and Osteochondral Injuries of the Knee


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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 114

    Differentiating Types of Calcification and Ossification on X-Ray


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 115

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


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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Xray 116

    Identifying Aneurysm on X-Ray


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 117

    Identifying the Three Most Common Cancers of Bone on Diagnostic Imaging


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 118

    Imaging of Musculoskeletal Trauma - An Overview


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

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 119

    Osteoporosis and the Use of DEXA for Diagnosis


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 119 - 127
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    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 123

    Diagnostic Imaging and the Diabetic Foot


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 124

    Ankylosing Spondylitis


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 124 - 146
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    Xray 125

    Gout: Diagnosis and Diagnostic Imaging


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 126

    Imaging and Conservative Management of Osteoarthritis


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 127

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


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 129

    Vertebral Compression Fractures


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 129 - 134
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    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 130

    Extremity Fractures


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 131

    Dislocations and Diagnostic Imaging


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 132

    Pediatric Safety Concerns with Diagnostic Imaging


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 133
    Diagnostic Imaging and the Fetus

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 133 - 144
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    Xray 134

    Pediatric Fractures


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 135
    Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scans)

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 136

    Tumor-Like Conditions Found on Plain Film Xray


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 137
    Ordering Proper Diagnostic Imaging for Common Chiropractic Conditions

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 138

    Imaging and Imaging Features Related to Back Pain


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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 139

    The Imaging of Upper Cervical Spine Trauma


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

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 140
    Chest X-Ray

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 141

    AP Open Mouth Projection - A Simple yet Complicated View.


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    • Point out the anatomy of the upper cervical spine and associated regional anatomy as seen on the APOM
    • Identify variants of anatomy on APOM, noting if they are clinically relevant in providing Chiropractic care
    • Differentially Diagnosis pathology noted in the region
    • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of imaging modalities for the upper cervical spine and maxillofacial region

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 142

    Differential Diagnosis of Musculoskeletal Conditions Mimicked by Sinus/Chest Conditions


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    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of patients entering the chiropractic with flu and sinusitis that may mimic musculoskeletal conditions
    • Identify radiographic features of sinusitis on standard chiropractic projections and differentially diagnose from other musculoskeletal conditions
    • Identify radiographic features of flu on standard chiropractic projections  and differentially diagnose from other musculoskeletal conditions
    • Examine basic treatment options within chiropractic scope of practice and when to refer

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 143

    Radiation Protection


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    • Analyze the debate between ALARA and AHARS with respect to the allowable amount of artificial radiation
    • Express the cost vs. benefit of using CT, the imaging modality with the highest radiation risk
    • Understand the added risk of radiation consequences in children
    • Identify the different types of ionizing radiation

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 144

    Imaging of Lower Cervical Spine Trauma


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    • Assess cervical radiographs to identify the radiographic signs of lower cervical spine trauma, recognizing which views are most diagnostic.
    • Recognize, differentiate, and classify cervical hyperflexion and hyperextension injuries with respect to spinal stability.
    • Identify and describe the imaging findings of neural arch trauma in the lower cervical spine.
    • Discuss and categorize the complications of lower cervical spine trauma.
    • Summarize the gravity as well as the evolving imaging and management protocols of penetrating neck injury.

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 145

    Abdominal Calcifications on Plain Film


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    • Identify plain film features of abdominal pathology that may present in the Chiropractic office, with an emphasis on calcifications
    • Differentiate cystic from solid mass lesions
    • Classify vascular calcifications
    • Recognize when calcifications need immediate medical referral

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 146

    The Imaging of Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma


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    • Summarize the radiographic findings of simple compression fractures and discuss how spinal biomechanics predispose to their occurrence.
    • Describe the radiographic signs and sequelae of burst fractures and differentiate them from simple compression fractures.
    • Identify the imaging findings of Chance type fractures and discuss their most common complications.
    • Recognize the common radiographic manifestations of posterior arch trauma.
    • Categorize the different types of intervertebral disc lesions and summarize their imaging findings.

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 147

    Imaging Sports Injuries


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    • Identify imaging modalities used in sports and musculoskeletal imaging
    • List indications for advanced imaging in the athlete
    • Explain why imaging of the weekend “athlete” could save your practice
    • Integrate imaging into treatment plans
    • Assess progress of care with imaging

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 150
    Common Surgical Hardware Seen on Plain Film Radiographs

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    • Examine common orthopedic hardware on plain film and what needs to be reported
    • Explain Xray findings which require Orthopedic referral and the various options
    • Determine when advanced imaging is appropriate and what modality to use
    • Discuss possible complications when finding orthopedic hardware

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 150 - 153
    4.0

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    Hour 1

    • Examine common orthopedic hardware on plain film and what needs to be reported
    • Explain Xray findings which require Orthopedic referral and the various options
    • Determine when advanced imaging is appropriate and what modality to use
    • Discuss possible complications when finding orthopedic hardware

    Hour 2

    • Discuss congestive heart failure: diagnosis, imaging, and treatment
    • Understand the imaging and treatment of multiple myeloma
    • Understand the nature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, specifically emphysema
    • Evaluate the use of DXA in the diagnosis of osteoporosis
    • Determining appropriate care for patients with osteoarthritis

    Hour 3

    • Determining common geriatric conditions that need special consideration in a patient assessment
    • Identifying diabetic foot complications, specifically Charcot's foot
    • Analyzing bone metastasis in the elderly, specifically carcinomas
    • Understanding thoracic and abdominal aorta aneurysms and aorta dissections
    • Explaining pneumonia, specifically community acquired pneumonia, from a clinical perspective

    Hour 4

    • Determining the risk factors, diagnostic imaging and pathophysiology of atherosclerosis
    • Assessing patient risk for developing hip fractures
    • Understanding prevention and diagnosis of lung cancer
    • Identifying normal anatomy of the disc and what goes wrong in degenerative disc disease
    • Reviewing common orthopedic hardware found in elderly patients

    Course Group includes all Xray Courses numbered 150 thru 153

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 151

    Geriatric Conditions Seen on Plain Film - Part 1


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    • Discuss congestive heart failure: diagnosis, imaging, and treatment
    • Understand the imaging and treatment of multiple myeloma
    • Understand the nature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, specifically emphysema
    • Evaluate the use of DXA in the diagnosis of osteoporosis
    • Determining appropriate care for patients with osteoarthritis

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    Xray 152
    Geriatric Conditions Seen on Plain Film - Part 2

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    • Determining common geriatric conditions that need special consideration in a patient assessment
    • Identifying diabetic foot complications, specifically Charcot's foot
    • Analyzing bone metastasis in the elderly, specifically carcinomas
    • Understanding thoracic and abdominal aorta aneurysms and aorta dissections
    • Explaining pneumonia, specifically community acquired pneumonia, from a clinical perspective

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 153
    Geriatric Conditions Seen on Plain Film - Part 3

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    • Determining the risk factors, diagnostic imaging and pathophysiology of atherosclerosis
    • Assessing patient risk for developing hip fractures
    • Understanding prevention and diagnosis of lung cancer
    • Identifying normal anatomy of the disc and what goes wrong in degenerative disc disease
    • Reviewing common orthopedic hardware found in elderly patients

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 154

    Cancer Metastasizing to Bone


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    • Explaining in layman’s terms the basics of cancer
    • Determining prognosis when skeletal metastasis is found on plain film
    • Identifying osteolytic versus osteoblastic metastasis on plain film and specifying what advanced imaging is appropriate based on the cancer’s radiographic appearance
    • Exploring current literature on emerging treatment options
    • Discussing pathophysiology of bone metastasis

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    Xray 154 - 158
    6.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Xray 154 to Anatomy 158

    Course Group includes all Xray Courses numbered 154 thru 158

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    Xray 155

    Conditions of the Middle Aged Adult


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

     


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    Xray 155 - 165
    12.0

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    Xray 156

    Pediatric Bone Scintigraphy - Common Indications


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

    Steven Weiner, MD, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 157

    Spondylolisthesis and Transitional Segments


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    • Review the pathophysiology of spondylolisthesis
    • Evaluate the two classifications of spondylolisthesis
    • Classify transitional segments
    • Determine necessity and efficacy of imaging of spondylolisthesis and transitional segments

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 158

    Ostepenia in Chiropractic Patients and its Relevance


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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 159

    Diagnostic Imaging of Breast Cancer and CAM


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 160
    Fractures with Surgical Repair

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

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    Xray 161
    Conditions Affecting the Vertebrae Seen on Plain Film Radiographs

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 162

    Spine Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 163

    Inflammatory Arthritis


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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 164
    Differentiating Common Arthritides

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 165

    Problem Solving Approach to Arthritis


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    • Learn a systematic approach to feature identification of arthritis
    • Identify radiographic features of arthritis
    • Develop a differential diagnosis of arthritis
    • Apply knowledge to classify unknown cases

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 166

    Metal in the Patient, Safety and Usage of Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Determine the safety of surgical clips with magnetic resonance imaging
    • Examine the safety and usage of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for patients with embedded bullets or shrapnel
    • Assess the major types of hip arthroplasty and the usefulness of computed tomography and plain film x-ray
    • Utilize different diagnostic imaging modalities for analysis of spinal fusion
    • Identify external fixators on plain film and advanced imaging

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 167
    Fractures Through the Ages

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    • Assess the signs of non-accidental trauma in infants.
    • Identify the unique childhood fracture known as the greenstick fracture.
    • Evaluate a young adult for potential cervical spine fracture after trauma.
    • Determine the work-up of a middle-aged patient with a Colles’ fracture.
    • Examine the osteoporosis vertebral compression fracture, and consider diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 168
    Case Reviews of Common Shoulder Pathologies Seen in Practice

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 169
    Problem Solving Approach to Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

    3.0

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    Hour one:

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

    Hour two:

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

    Hour three:

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 171
    An Introduction to Various Abdominal Imaging Procedures

    2.0

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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
    4.0

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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

    2.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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

    3.0

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    Hour One:

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

    Hour Two:

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

    Hour Three

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Xray 176
    Problem Solving Approach to Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

    1.0

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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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

    5.0

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    • Develop and consistently use a complete search pattern for chest radiographs. 
    • Recognize and describe the radiological features of a normal lung. 
    • Recognize and describe the radiological features of pathology on chest radiographs 
    • 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

    1.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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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.

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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

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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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    Xray 186
    Malignant tumors in the extremities

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    • Differentiate the presenting features of Ewing’s sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma and metastasis in the extremities.
    • Determine the appropriate diagnostic imaging and identify the characteristic features of Ewing’s sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma, and metastasis on diagnostic imaging.
    • Identify the treatment options and prognosis for patients with Ewing’s sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma or metastasis in the extremities.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 187
    Pathology of the foot seen with plain film x-ray

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    • Determine how a torus fracture looks on plain film radiographs and how to manage the fracture
    • Utilize the scoring criteria in the diagnosis and denoting the disease progression in the gout foot on plain film radiographs
    • Describe the most common primary tumors that result in foot metastasis
    • Explain the typical appearance of the rheumatoid foot on radiographs and how to assess and manage the condition
    • Evaluate how to diagnose and appropriate treatment methods for the Lisfranc fracture-dislocation.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 188
    Diagnostic Imaging and Pathology of the Hand

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    • Evaluate hand chondrosarcoma by identifying the following: diagnostic imaging features and treatment options.
    • Differentiate erosive osteoarthritis from other hand osteoarthritis cases and determine how to assess and treat them.
    • Identify the appearance on radiographs and treatment of the various finger dislocations.
    • Discuss how diagnostic imaging can help identify disease progression and symptoms in patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis in the hand.
    • Explain the most likely hand injuries in the child and athlete and the treatment options for each.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 189
    Hidden fracture to be on the lookout for with a sprained ankle

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    • Discuss the essential anatomy of the foot and ankle
    • List the potential mechanisms for ankle injuries
    • Identify possible fractures sites for each mechanism of injury
    • Outline examples of actual clinical cases

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 190
    Non-traumatic foot pain

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    • Discuss the pertinent anatomy of the fore, mid and rear foot
    • Differentially diagnose disorders of the fore, mid and rear foot pain
    • Assess examples of representative imaging cases
    • Quantify and assess different imaging modalities and gauge their use in evaluating foot pain

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 191
    Foot alignment - relevance and applications

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    • Discuss the pertinent anatomy of foot and ankle of adult and pediatric patient
    • Take alignment measurements of the foot and ankle
    • Discuss the relevance of alignment measurements to practice
    • Assess imaging examples of representative cases

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 192
    Diagnostic imaging and pathology of the head

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    • Examine the appearance and use of plain film, computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the evaluation of bullets to the head.
    • Identify Arnold-Chiari Type I malformation with magnetic resonance imaging.
    • Review CT, positron emission tomography (PET), and MRI findings for cerebral bleeds.
    • Evaluate stroke using different types of CT and MRI imaging.
    • Discuss what to look for clinically and radiographically in cases of child abuse induced head trauma.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 193
    Non-traumatic wrist pain

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    • Discuss the pertinent anatomy of the forearm, wrist and hand
    • Differentially diagnose disorders of each location of the wrist
    • Assess imaging findings of representative cases in the list of differential diagnosis
    • Quantify and access different imaging modalities and gauge their use in evaluating wrist pain

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 193 - 195
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    Hour 1:  Non-traumatic wrist pain
    • Discuss the pertinent anatomy of the forearm, wrist and hand
    • Differentially diagnose disorders of each location of the wrist
    • Assess imaging findings of representative cases in the list of differential diagnosis
    • Quantify and access different imaging modalities and gauge their use in evaluating wrist pain
    Hour 2:  Clinical Utility & Outcomes
    • Conduct and evidence-based assessment of the diagnostic, therapeutic and clinical utility of routine and repeat radiographs (without red flags) for the structural and functional assessment of the spine by chiropractors
    • Summarize the current evidence for the use of spinal x-rays within chiropractic practice, with consideration to the related risks and benefits
    • Determine if diagnostic imaging influences clinical outcomes in patients with low back pain presenting for chiropractic care
    • Analyze whether an association between vertebral endplate structural defects and back pain exists
    • Assess the relationship between movement-related pain in the shoulder and the number or severity of rotator cuff MRI findings
    Hour 3 - 6:  Diagnostic Imaging for Clinical Practice
    • Select the appropriate imaging modality for suspected foreign bodies
    • Identify foreign bodies on radiographs
    • Identify foreign bodies CT
    • Identify foreign bodies MRI
    • Identify foreign bodies Ultrasound
    • List various indications for radiographic evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • List various limitations for radiographic evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • Identify fracture patterns on radiographic imaging
    • Identify radiographic abnormalities within the soft tissues
    • List various indications for MRI and CT imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • List various limitations for MRI and CT imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • Identify osseous landmarks on MRI and CT imaging
    • Identify abnormalities within the bones and soft tissues on MRI and CT imaging
    • List various indications for ultrasound imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • List various limitations for ultrasound imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • Identify osseous landmarks on ultrasound imaging
    • Identify abnormalities within the bones and soft tissues on ultrasound imaging

    This course contains the same content as found in the individual courses Xray 193, 194 and 195

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    Xray 194
    Clinical Utility & Outcomes

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    • Conduct and evidence-based assessment of the diagnostic, therapeutic and clinical utility of routine and repeat radiographs (without red flags) for the structural and functional assessment of the spine by chiropractors
    • Summarize the current evidence for the use of spinal x-rays within chiropractic practice, with consideration to the related risks and benefits
    • Determine if diagnostic imaging influences clinical outcomes in patients with low back pain presenting for chiropractic care
    • Analyze whether an association between vertebral endplate structural defects and back pain exists
    • Assess the relationship between movement-related pain in the shoulder and the number or severity of rotator cuff MRI findings

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Xray 195
    Diagnostic Imaging for Clinical Practice

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    Hour 1

    • Select the appropriate imaging modality for suspected foreign bodies
    • Identify foreign bodies on radiographs
    • Identify foreign bodies CT
    • Identify foreign bodies MRI
    • Identify foreign bodies Ultrasound

    Hour 2

    • List various indications for radiographic evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • List various limitations for radiographic evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • Identify fracture patterns on radiographic imaging
    • Identify radiographic abnormalities within the soft tissues

     Hour 3

    • List various indications for MRI and CT imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • List various limitations for MRI and CT imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • Identify osseous landmarks on MRI and CT imaging
    • Identify abnormalities within the bones and soft tissues on MRI and CT imaging

     Hour 4

    • List various indications for ultrasound imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • List various limitations for ultrasound imaging evaluation in relationship to specific clinical scenarios
    • Identify osseous landmarks on ultrasound imaging
    • Identify abnormalities within the bones and soft tissues on ultrasound imaging

    Hector Rivera-Melo, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 196
    Meniscal Dysfunction

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    • Discuss meniscus anatomy with emphasis on collagen network.
    • Identify how collagen network can predict the type of tear and imaging manifestations.
    • State how root ligaments are involved in injury, pain and OA.
    • Correlate certain types of meniscal dysfunction to clinical presentation

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 197
    Anatomy and dysfunction of groin and hip pain

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    • Discuss the anatomy of hip and anterior pelvis.
    • Diagnose dysfunction and pathologies of the hip and anterior pelvic structures.
    • Order appropriate imaging and clinically correlate findings with conditions affecting the hip and anterior pelvis conditions.

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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