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Texas Accepts ChiroCredit.com / OnlineCE.com Online Courses

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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


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


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

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Hour 3:

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

    Michael Megehee, DC

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

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

    $349.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

     

    Hour 2:

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

     

    Hour 3:

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

     

    Hour 4:

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

     

    Hour 5

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

     

    Hour 6:

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

     

    Hour 7:

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

     

    Hour 8:

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

     

    Hour 9:

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

     

    Hour 10:

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

     

    Hour 11:

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

     

    Hour 12:

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


    Michael Megehee, DC

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

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

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Hour 3:

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

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

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

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

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Hour 3:

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

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

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

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

    $87.25 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Hour 3:

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

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    AudioVisual Course

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

    Acupuncture 205

    Tongue Diagnosis


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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

    Acupuncture 205 - 211
    12.0

    $216.00 USD

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

    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 205 thru 211

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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

    Acupuncture 206

    Homeostatic Acupuncture Points


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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

    Acupuncture 207

    Neurology of Acupuncture


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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

    Acupuncture 208

    Needle Manipulation Technique


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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

    Acupuncture 209

    Points and Acupuncture Points You Should Know


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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

    Acupuncture 210

    The San Jiao: A Closer Look


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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

    Acupuncture 211

    Qi and The Pertinent Pericardium


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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

    Acupuncture 212

    The 8 Extra Vessels and Extraordinary Meridians


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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

    Acupuncture 213

    Triple Warmer Metabolism and the Vital Substances


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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

    Acupuncture 214

    Ren Mai, Du Mai, Liver 14 and Pulse Diagnosis


    2.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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

    Acupuncture 215

    Functional Neurology and Trigger Point Dry Needling


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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

    Acupuncture 216

    The Physiological Effects of Dry Needling


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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

    Acupuncture 217

    Mechanisms of Analgesia in Dry Needling


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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

    Acupuncture 218

    Needle Manipulation Technique in Dry Needling and Acupuncture


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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

    Acupuncture 219

    Needle Sterilization, Contraindication and Complications of Needling


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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

    Acupuncture 220

    Trigger Points: Search, Find and Treat


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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

    Acupuncture 221
    Acupuncture and Pain and Extremities & Migraine

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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

    Acupuncture 400

    Acupuncture Program Introduction to 104-hour Acupuncture Certification Course


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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

    Acupuncture 400 - 420

    Basic Theory Course Group


    21.0

    $357.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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

    Acupuncture 400 - 461
    104.0

    $1560.00 USD

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

    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 400 thru 461

    James Ventresca, DOM

    AudioVisual Course
    Downloadable Course in PDF
    Multiple Formats
    Text

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

    Acupuncture 401

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


    1.0

    $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

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

    Acupuncture 402

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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

    Acupuncture 403

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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

    Acupuncture 404

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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

    Acupuncture 405

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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

    Acupuncture 406

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    James Ventresca, DOM

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

    Acupuncture 407

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

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    Acupuncture 408

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


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

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    Acupuncture 409

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


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

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    Acupuncture 410

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


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

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    Acupuncture 411

    Spleen and Stomach: The Organs of Nourishment


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

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    Acupuncture 412

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


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

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    Acupuncture 413

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


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

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    Acupuncture 414

    Kidney and Urinary Bladder: The Foundational Organs of the Body


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

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    Acupuncture 415

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


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

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    Acupuncture 416

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


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

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    Acupuncture 417

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


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

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    Acupuncture 418

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


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

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    Acupuncture 419

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


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

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    Acupuncture 420

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


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

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    Acupuncture 421

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


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

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    Acupuncture 421 - 436

    Acupuncture Points and Meridians Group


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    Acupuncture 422

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


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

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    Acupuncture 423

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


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

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    Acupuncture 424

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


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

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    Acupuncture 425

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


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

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    Acupuncture 426

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


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

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    Acupuncture 427

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


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

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    Acupuncture 428

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


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

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    Acupuncture 429

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


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

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    Acupuncture 430

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


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

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    Acupuncture 431

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


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

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    Acupuncture 432

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


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

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    Acupuncture 433

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


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

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    Acupuncture 434

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


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

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    Acupuncture 435

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


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

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    Acupuncture 436

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


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

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    Acupuncture 437

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


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

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    Acupuncture 437 - 440

    Acupuncture Microsystems Group


    4.0

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    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 237 through 440

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    Acupuncture 438

    Microsystems II: Ear Acupuncture: Auricular Acupuncture Points and Techniques


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

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    Acupuncture 439

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


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

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    Acupuncture 440

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


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

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    Acupuncture 441

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


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

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    Acupuncture 441 - 446

    Acupuncture Techniques Group


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    $120.00 USD

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    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

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    Acupuncture National Exam Prep Course

    Board Review for Those Taking the NBCE or ABCA Exam


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

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

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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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    Biomechanics 201

    Introduction to Gait: Pedographs and Gait Analysis


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

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    Biomechanics 201 - 216
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    Biomechanics 202

    Foot Function and the Effects on the Core and Body Dynamics


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

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    Biomechanics 203

    Gait Analysis: Normal and Abnormal Gait and Factors Affecting Them


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

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    Biomechanics 204

    Shoe Selection and the Effect and Impact on Gait


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

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    Biomechanics 205

    Barefoot Running and Gait: What You Need To Know


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

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    Biomechanics 206

    A Case Study in Gait Analysis


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

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    Biomechanics 207

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


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

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    Biomechanics 208

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


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

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    Biomechanics 209

    Focus on the Hip


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

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    Biomechanics 210

    Running vs. Walking - Key Differences in Gait Analysis


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

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    Biomechanics 211

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on the Short Leg


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

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    Biomechanics 211 - 222
    12.0

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    Biomechanics 212

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: The Rearfoot


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

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    Biomechanics 213

    A Closer Look at Gait Analysis


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 214

    A Closer Look at Foot Types


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 215

    Pedograph Use and Interpretation


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 216

    Focus on The Forefoot


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 217
    The Problematic Crossover Gait

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 218

    A Closer Look at Arm Swing in Gait


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 219

    The Biomechanics of Running Relative to Shoe Choice


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 220

    Common Cycling Injuries Related to Bike Fit


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 221

    Static Assessment and the Glass Pedograph


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 222

    Advanced Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on Neurological Disorders


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

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 223

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


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 224

    How to Address Common Problems Associated With Prescribing Orthotics


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 225

    Current Concepts in Gait and Rehabilitation


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 226

    Gait Analysis


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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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

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


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



    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 228
    Understanding the Glutes: A Literature Update

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

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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

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


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



    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 231
    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Diagnostic Imaging 201
    The Basics of Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    Diagnostic Imaging 202
    The Basics of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound of the Shoulder

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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

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

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    FAA BasicMed Physician Training
    2.0

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

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    Got Documentation 201
    3.0

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 201 - 204
    12.0

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    Hour 1 - 3

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

    Hour 4 - 6

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

    Hour 7 - 9

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

    Hours 10 - 12

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 202
    3.0

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

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 203
    3.0

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Got Documentation 204
    3.0

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

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

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Human Trafficking 205 - Human Trafficking Affecting Texas
    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2023-03-24

    Laser 201
    Revolutionary Wellness - An Integrative Approach to Health

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

  • Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

    8.0

    $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

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    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

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

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

    Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN

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    Laser 205
    Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

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

    Marc Funderlich Jr, BPS, DC, CCS

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

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

    Trevor Berry, DC, DACNB

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    Laser 206 - 207
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    Laser 207
    Get Back in the Game Body Recalibration through Laser Therapy

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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

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

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

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    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

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

    Andre J Camelli, DC

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    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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

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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

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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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    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


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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


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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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    Management of Common Conditions 204

    Cervical Disc Management 1


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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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    Management of Common Conditions 204 - 209
    12.0

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    Management of Common Conditions 205

    Cervical Disc Management II


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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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    Management of Common Conditions 206

    Evaluation of the Adolescent Overhead Athlete


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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 207

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


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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 208

    Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Scapula Dyskinesia


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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 208 - 211
    6.0

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    Management of Common Conditions 209

    Evaluation and Management of the TMJ


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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 210

    Upper Extremity I


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 210 - 215
    12.0

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    Management of Common Conditions 211

    Lyme Disease


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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


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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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    Management of Common Conditions 213

    Conservative Management of Parkinson's Disease


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 214

    Shoulder Pain


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 215

    Concussion: Return to Play Guidelines


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 216

    Evaluation and Management of Common Upper and Lower Extremity Conditions


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

     


    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 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, DICAK

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    Management of Common Conditions 222
    Return to Participation Guidelines

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    Hour 1

    • Apply guidelines and recommendations for return to play associated with neuromusculoskeletal injuries
    • Discuss Return to Participation Criteria
    • Outline a Literature Review of How Primary Care Givers are performing in Return to participation

    Hour 2

    • Utilize the 6 steps necessary for Return to Participation
    • Identify limitations of the Return 2 Participation Guidelines
    • Discuss specific exam/diagnostic protocols that will influence when Return 2 Participation can be initiated

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DICAK

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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, DICAK

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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

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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

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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 238
    Fibromyalgia-Global Pain and Fatigue Syndromes: A Functional and Integrative Approach

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

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Manipulation 101

    Manipulation - Postural Considerations


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    • Review evidenced based research on Posture and use for proper adjusting technique
    • Discuss occupational issues Chiropractors face pertaining to providing manipulative care
    • Make changes regarding postural issues during provision of manipulative therapy to avoid injury
    • Outline common positioning errors during manipulative therapy and develop more appropriate postural performance

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Manipulation 102

    Technical Issues Involving Manipulation


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    • Discuss aspects of motor skills and forces associated with providing manipulative therapy
    • Develop a program of flexibility exercises and proprioceptive exercises to help the practicing Chiropractor avoid injury while providing manipulative therapy
    • Develop Chiropractic Arch Hand Skills
    • Develop the supine thenar contact

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Manipulation 103

    Manipulation Theories and Effects of Spinal Manipulation on Angina, Arm Pain, H-reflex


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    • Determine the effect of spinal manipulation on cervicobrachialgia (neck/arm pain)
    • Assess the effects of upper cervical spine manipulation on muscular and non-muscular structures of the motion segment
    • Determine the effect of spinal manipulation on angina pectoris
    • Review theories of the physiological effects of spinal manipulation
    • Assess the effects of spinal manipulation on H-Reflex amplitude in healthy and symptomatic subjects

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 103 - 114
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    Manipulation 104

    Chiropractic and Movement Time, Heart Rate Variability


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    • Determine the effect of chiropractic on movement time
    • Assess the effects of spinal manipulation and ultrasound on chronic low back pain
    • Describe heart rate variability as a measurement tool
    • Assess the effects of chiropractic on heart rate variability

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 105

    Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation and Cervicogenic Headaches, Autonomic Output


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    • Determine the effect of thoracic spine manipulation on autonomic output to the heart
    • Review criteria for the diagnosis of cervicogenic headaches
    • Describe a clinical assessment for cervicogenic headaches
    • Assess the effects of chiropractic and spinal manipulation on cervicogenic headaches

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 106

    Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation: Epidemiology, Cost-Effectiveness, Patient Outcomes, and Theories


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    • Describe spinal manipulation use by time, place, and person, identify predictors of the use of spinal manipulation
    • Review cost-effectiveness of SMT compared to other treatment options for people with spinal pain of any duration
    • Describe the current literature on patient-centered outcomes following a specific type of commonly used SM, high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA), in patients with LBP
    • Review the putative mechanical features of the subluxation and three theories that form the foundation for much of chiropractic practice

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 107

    Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation: Sensorimotor Integration and Neurophysiology, Human Performance, and Visceral Function


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    • Provide an overview of research on the effects of spinal manipulation on sensory processing, motor output, functional performance and sensorimotor integration
    • Examine performance based outcome measures used in an attempt to objectively measure the ramifications of spinal manipulation
    • Update knowledge regarding several physical characteristics of an applied SMT, and review what is known about the signaling characteristics of sensory neurons innervating the vertebral column in response to spinal manipulation
    • Review the physiological evidence that spinal manipulation can impact visceral function

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 108

    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Manipulation of the Lumbar Spine


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    • Distinguish the relationship between lumbar spinal manipulation, cavitation and zygapophyseal joint gapping
    • Clarify the role of spinal manipulative therapy in the care of acute LBP based on current evidence
    • Explain the state of the literature on utilizing spinal manipulation for radiculopathy
    • Compare spinal manipulation to microdiskectomy as treatments for sciatica based on a recent trial
    • Critique the proposed importance of spinal manipulation in altering the contractile thickness of the Transversus Abdominis

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 109
    Cervical Spine

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    • Outline the limitations of a recent trial on preventive treatments including spinal manipulation for neck pain and how they contribute to our interpretation of the results of the study
    • Interpret results of an important trial on spinal manipulation and exercise for neck pain
    • Discuss recent evidence comparing spinal manipulation to mobilization for recent onset neck pain
    • Use recent evidence to justify manipulating various spinal regions for patients with neck pain
    • Critique the potential for chest and neck mobilizations to affect spirometric performance (breathing)

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 110

    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Efficacy of SMT


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    • Contrast Clinical Guideline-based care with usual medical care for acute low back pain
    • Recognize the potential benefit of adding exercise prescription to spinal manipulation for low back pain
    • Compare the effectiveness of spinal manipulation to McKenzie Method interventions for persistent low back pain
    • Outline factors that may help predict improvement in patients seeking chiropractic care for low back pain
    • Explain the benefits of evidence-based care for low back pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 111
    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Lumbar Manipulation

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    • Compare the efficacy of standard medical care (SMC) alone versus chiropractic spinal manipulation + SMC for acute low back pain patients
    • Discuss the value of a combined (pragmatic) chiropractic approach for treating low back pain
    • Analyze the state of the research literature directly comparing spinal manipulation, exercise and acupuncture as treatments for low back pain
    • Update your understanding of joint cavitation during side posture lumbar manipulation
    • Critique the only study (to date) on maintenance care for low back pain including spinal manipulation

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 112

    Efficacy and Factors Involved with Cervical Manipulation


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    • Develop evidence-based chiropractic treatment recommendations for nonspecific (mechanical) neck pain in adults
    • Discuss the clinical criteria justifying spinal manipulative therapy for neck pain
    • Assess the relative effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy and rehabilitative exercise for neck pain in seniors
    • Describe the working mechanism of manual therapy in participants with chronic tension-type headache
    • Examine the cerebrovascular hemodynamic response of cervical spine positions using MRI on the vertebral artery

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 113

    Disc Herniation, Radiculopathy and Chronic Neck Pain


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    • Critique the state of the evidence for manual therapy interventions in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy
    • Compare two common interventions – spinal manipulation and nerve root injection – for patients with MRI-confirmed lumbar disc herniation
    • Critique the state of the evidence for spinal manipulation (specifically) in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy
    • Interpret the results of a cohort study of MRI-confirmed symptomatic cervical disc herniation patients treated with cervical manipulation
    • Compare isolated cervical SMT versus a combination of cervical, cervico-thoracic and thoracic SMT in patients with chronic mechanical neck pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 114

    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Thorasic Manipulation and Hypertention


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    • Examine the effects of thoracic manipulation and non-thrust mobilization on pain sensitivity and intensity in patients with chronic mechanical neck pain
    • Summarize the state of the literature on the utility of spinal manipulation for managing hypertension
    • Critique a recent study on the importance of cavitation in the autonomic nervous system (ANS) effects of thoracic spinal manipulation
    • Evaluate the scientific literature on the validity and reliability of the common methods used by chiropractors to inform the choice regarding where spinal manipulation is to be applied once it is deemed an appropriate treatment
    • Explore biomechanical and neurophysiologic mechanisms of thoracic manipulation that might result in clinical benefit for patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 115

    How does Chiropractic Affect Your Patient?


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    • Describe the science behind chiropractic care
    • Translate the intent of manipulative therapy to patients and other healthcare providers
    • Describe the potential results of not having recommended chiropractic care
    • Outline the different theories of the subluxation complex
    • Justify the care you recommend based on electrodiagnostic, imaging, and laboratory studies

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Manipulation 116
    Cost Effectiveness, Clinical Efficacy, Effect on Pain and Range of Motion

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    • Compare the cost effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) to other treatment options for people with acute, subacute and chronic spinal pain
    • Evaluate the relative effectiveness of high-dose, supervised exercise with and without spinal manipulation and low-dose home exercise for chronic neck pain
    • Investigate whether spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) can reduce pain at the level of the treated spinal segment, in the broader region of the treatment and/or systemically
    • Outline a clinical prediction rule designed to identify patients with neck pain likely to benefit from spinal manipulative therapy
    • Examine the relative effectiveness of segment-specific and non-specific spinal joint mobilization on pain and range of motion
    • Determine which side of the upper cervical spine cavitates during a rotatory C1-2 HVLA thrust manipulation

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 117

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


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 119
    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

     Hour 2

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

     Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Manipulation 120
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    • Examine the effect of chiropractic manipulation on reaction and response time in combat-ready special operations forces qualified personnel
    • Assess the influence of chiropractic care on the strength, balance, and/or endurance in active-duty United States military personnel
    • Evaluate the impact of upper- vs lower-extremity chiropractic manipulation on postural sway and dual task performance
    • Provide an update regarding the mechanisms of action for manual therapy, the impact of manual therapy on pain management, health care conditions for which manual therapy may be beneficial and treatment plans

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 121
    Extremity Adjustment - Foot and Ankle

    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

     Hour 2

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

     Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Neurology 209a

    Issues of Sexual Misconduct and Gender Sensitivity


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

    • NOTE:  This course contains the same content as Boundary 113

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 209b

    Considerations in Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


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    • Recite the incidence and prevalence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
    • Discuss the cost of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome on society.
    • Identify disorders and situations that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
    • Describe the common symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
    • Define the anatomical boarders of the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
    • Differentiate the methods of Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery.
    • Describe the scientific literature comparing different methods of Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 209c

    Professional Boundaries and Ethics - An Interactive Discussion


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    • Review items included in the State and American Chiropractic Association "Principles of Chiropractic Ethics".
    • Define and distinguish between principles of philosophy, ethics and morality. 
    • Explore the concept of "The Greater Good".
    • Differentiate general concepts of what is right and wrong, from personal decisions of what is right and wrong.
    • Define the term "Fiduciary Responsibility".
    • Give examples of "Ethical Dilemmas" that might face a doctor of chiropractic and provide discussion of alternative thoughts.
    • Discuss issues of “boundary crossings & violations” in regard to chiropractic practice.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 209d

    Upper Extremity Neurovascular Entrapment Syndromes


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    • Recite the types of Thoracic Outlet Syndromes and identify which types are “real” and which are disputed.
    • Demonstrate different clinical maneuvers designed to identify Thoracic Outlet Syndromes.
    • Identify the anatomical structures thought to be responsible for entrapment in the various Thoracic Outlet Syndromes.
    • Discuss the significance of the nine fibrous bands discussed by Roos.
    • Describe the anatomical and physiological changes that are thought to occur post-accident, resulting in a traumatic variety of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. 
    • Differentiate the compressive causes of upper extremity paresthesia using orthopedic and neurological testing.
    • Contrast and compare the resultant clinical profile expected with upper extremity compression of vascular structures versus compression of neural structures.
    • Define and perform orthopedic and neurological tests used to determine upper extremity compression of neurovascular structures.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 209e

    CVD Vessel Anatomy, Irrigation Areas and Related Agnosias, Apraxic and Aphasic Syndromes


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    • Outline topography and discuss internal anatomy of the cortex.
    • Illustrate and list functions of the various lobes of the brain.
    • Identify and describe anterior and posterior intracranial circulatory patterns.
    • Relate cortical anatomy with electrode placement when eliciting somatosensory evoked potentials.
    • Identify irrigation distribution of all major intracranial arteries.
    • Diagram irrigation to the levels of the spinal cord.
    • Describe intracranial venous drainage of the skull and differentiate between dural sinuses, boney sinuses and cerebral veins.
    • List areas of the cortex responsible for vision, hearing and touch and explain their interaction with the association cortex.
    • Give examples traits and characteristics which are associated with hemisphere dominance.
    • Define and differentiate the agnosias, such as apraxia, aphagia, etc.
    • Define constructional apraxia, and discuss the clinical significance.
    • Quantify the incidence of various types of neurovascular disease.
    • Contrast and compare strokes from a vascular anatomical and etiology viewpoint.
    • List and discuss choices for various forms of imaging based upon suspected stroke etiology.
    • Identify treatable, untreatable and possible risks for cerebrovascular accident. 
    • Identify medical and conservative options for treatment of cerebrovascular accident risk factors.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 209f

    Aspects of Lower Motor Neuron Paralysis, Anterior Poliomyelitis, Polio Vaccination and Chiropractic Treatment


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    • Compare and contrast chiropractors of the 1940s with modern day chiropractors.
    • Define neuropathy.
    • Recite the major points related to chiropractic physical rehabilitation of neuropathy.
    • Contrast and compare medical treatment of polio in the 1940s, to chiropractic treatment of polio at the same time.
    • List potential reasons related to public hygiene which may account for disease epidemics.
    • Discuss facts related to "Sister Kenny" in regard to her credentials, her claims, and her notoriety.
    • Itemize the early chiropractic colleges and discuss Willard Carver school of thought and the "mixers".
    • Critically evaluate the world health organization's campaign to eradicate polio.
    • Discuss the ethics of herd immunity.
    • Compare and contrast individual interests vs. societal interests.
    • Discuss the types, risks and benefits of the inactive polio virus (injected).
    • Discuss the risks and benefits of the oral polio virus (live, attenuated).
    • List the types of wild polio virus.
    • Define vaccine associated paralytic polio mile items (VAPP)
    • Define circulating vaccine derived polio virus.
    • Discuss the concepts of risk: benefit ratio.
    • Discuss the transmission and pathophysiology and list the presenting signs and symptoms of a polio virus infection.
    • List the different types of Polio virus infection.
    • Quantify the various affects of the polio virus on different groups of individuals.
    • Itemize ethical concerns regarding Dr. Jonas Salk.
    • Graph the incidence of polio cases after other vaccines were introduced and after the definition of a polio diagnosis was altered.
    • Discuss SV40 tainted vaccines.
    • Define acute flaccid paralysis as it relates to new “non-polio” outbreaks.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Nutrition 148

    Sugar Imbalances: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 148 - 154
    6.0

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

    Course Group includes all Nutrition courses numbered 148 thru 154

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    Nutrition 149

    Clinical Nutrition - 10 Common Pathologies Patients Present With


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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 153

    Nutrition and the GenitoUrinary System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 154

    Nutrition and the Muscular System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 155
    Nutrition and Arthritis

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 156
    Nutrition and Heart Disease

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 157
    Flavanoids

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

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    Nutrition 158
    Common Herbal and Prescription Drug Interactions

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 159
    Innate Nutrition for the Practicing Chiropractor

    8.0

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    Hour 1: Evolutionary Biology Influence on Clinical Physiology

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

     Hour 2: Summarize Inflammation in both Pain and Disease

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

    Hour 3: Justification of Sleep Hygiene

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

    Hour 4: Define the Recently Discovered Glymphatic System

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

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

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

    Hour 6: Analyze the Science of a Healthy Diet

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

    Hour 7: Appraise Chiropractic Clinical Practice and Pain Management

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

    Hour 8: Detail the Benefits of Exercise

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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

    7.0

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

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    Pain 200 - 201
    13.0

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

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

    6.0

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

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    O07-10844
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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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    O07-11222
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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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    O07-11222
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    Physical Therapy 103
    Ultrasound: An Underused Modality

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

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    O07-11222
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    Physical Therapy 104

    Introduction to Low Level Lasers


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


    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Physical Therapy 105

    Treating Patients with Light Energy, LASERS, LEDs and UV


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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    O07-11222
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    Physical Therapy 106

    US, Cryotherapy, E-stim, Phonophoresis and Safety


    1.0

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    O07-11222
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    Physical Therapy 107

    Elastic Therapeutic Taping


    3.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Therapy 108

    Patellofemoral Pain and Tendinopathy


    1.0

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    O07-11222
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    Physical Therapy 109

    Low Level Laser Therapy - A Primer for the Clinician.


    2.0

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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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    O07-11222
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    Whiplash and Spinal Trauma
    8.0

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Whiplash and the Development of Chronic Pain
    2.0

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    • Explain how the nervous system modulates pain.
    • Describe how primary, peripheral pain becomes secondary, central pain.
    • Demonstrate how to objectively test for peripheral vs central pain sensitisation.
    • Discuss why whiplash patients are prone to developing chronic pain.
    • Demonstrate how to assess and treat the sensorimotor control of the neck.
    • Discuss where to focus your efforts in treating whiplash.
    • Combine treatment modalities for greater benefit.
    • Talk through a case presentation of a young woman with whiplash and fibromyalgia.

    Jake Cooke, DC, DACNB

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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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    O07-11221
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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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    O07-11221
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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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    O07-11221
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    Xray 173
    Selecting imaging for head, neck and brain conditions

    1.0

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    O07-11221
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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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    O07-11221
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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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    O07-11221
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    Xray 176
    Problem Solving Approach to Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 177
    Conditions of the Teenager

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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    O07-11221
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    Xray 178
    Chest Radiology - Normal Series

    2.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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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

    1.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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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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    O07-11221
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    Xray 182
    Pleural Diseases

    1.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 183
    Lung Tumors, Cavities, Cysts

    1.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 184
    Pneumothorax, COPD and Pneumoconiosis

    1.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    O07-11221
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    Xray 185
    Chest: Granulomatous Diseases

    1.0

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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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    O07-11221
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