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

 

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

 

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

 

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


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

 

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

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

 

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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    O07-10236
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    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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    O07-10236
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    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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    O07-10236
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    Expires: 2020-12-31

    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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    O07-10236
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    Expires: 2020-12-31

    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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    O07-10236
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2020-12-31

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Acupuncture 211

    Qi and The Pertinent Pericardium


    1.0

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Acupuncture 215

    Functional Neurology and Trigger Point Dry Needling


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    Hour 1:

    • Review the neurophysiological basis of dry needling
    • 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 dry needling
    • Contrast slow versus fast stretch
    • Introduce the concept of the “central integrated state”
    • Emphasize the relevance of cerebellar function to dry needling

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 216

    The Physiological Effects of Dry Needling


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 217

    Mechanisms of Analgesia in Dry Needling


    1.0

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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 dry needling and acupuncture affect these pain pathways

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    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 needling
    • Review the neurological pathways involved with needling
    • Summarize the local, segmental and cortical effects of needling
    • Contrast the physiological effects of depth of insertion and retention time of needling

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 219

    Needle Sterilization, Contraindication and Complications of Needling


    1.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 220

    Trigger Points: Search, Find and Treat


    1.0

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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 needling

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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

    8.0

    $199.00 USD

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    Musculoskeletal

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

    Nutrition

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

    Dehydration

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

    Concussion

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

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

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    O07-10234
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201

    The Five Common Neurological Complaints of Pregnancy


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

    AudioVisual Course

    O07-10623
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201 - 207
    10.0

    $200.00 USD

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

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 202

    Case Management of Common Pregnancy Related Complaints


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 203

    Herbs and Homeopathy During Pregnancy


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 204

    Dietary and Exercise Concerns During Pregnancy


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 205

    Preventing Birth Trauma with Proper Pre-Natal Care


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 206

    Common Tests and Procedures - Risks and Benefits


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 207

    Case Studies of Breech Presentation and Various Common Complaints of Pregnancy


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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

    1.0

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 209

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


    1.0

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 210
    Chiropractic Care - Immediate Postpartum Period

    1.0

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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

    2.0

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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    O07-10623
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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 212

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


    1.0

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 213

    Essential Oils for Pregnancy and Labor


    1.0

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 214
    The Pregnant Chiropractic Patient. Now What

    3.0

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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

    3.0

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

    Matt Rushford, DC

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    Core Stability 201

    Foundation Form and Function


    4.0

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    Hour 1 and 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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


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

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    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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    Laser 201
    Revolutionary Wellness - An Integrative Approach to Health

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

  • Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

    8.0

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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

    8.0

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

    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

    6.0

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

    Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN

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    Laser 205
    Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

    6.0

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

    Marc Funderlich Jr, BPS, DC, CCS

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

    6.0

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

    Trevor Berry, DC, DACNB

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

    6.0

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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

    6.0

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

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

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    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

    6.0

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

    Andre J Camelli, DC

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    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

    6.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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    Neurology 206 c110c137

    Electrodiagnosis Case: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206 c129

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


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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206 c131

    Video Case: Pain, Weakness and Unsteadiness


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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206 c132

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


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

     


    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206 c133

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


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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206a1

    Electrodiagnostic Testing I


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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206a2

    Electrodiagnostic Testing II


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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 206a3

    Electrodiagnostic Testing III


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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Nutrition 148

    Sugar Imbalances: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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

    Course Group includes all Nutrition courses numbered 148 thru 154

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    Nutrition 149

    Clinical Nutrition - 10 Common Pathologies Patients Present With


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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 153

    Nutrition and the GenitoUrinary System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 154

    Nutrition and the Muscular System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 155
    Nutrition and Arthritis

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 156
    Nutrition and Heart Disease

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 157
    Flavanoids

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

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    Nutrition 158
    Common Herbal and Prescription Drug Interactions

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 159
    Innate Nutrition for the Practicing Chiropractor

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    Hour 1: Evolutionary Biology Influence on Clinical Physiology

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

     Hour 2: Summarize Inflammation in both Pain and Disease

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

    Hour 3: Justification of Sleep Hygiene

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

    Hour 4: Define the Recently Discovered Glymphatic System

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

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

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

    Hour 6: Analyze the Science of a Healthy Diet

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

    Hour 7: Appraise Chiropractic Clinical Practice and Pain Management

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

    Hour 8: Detail the Benefits of Exercise

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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

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

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    Pain 200 - 201
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    • Explain the complex multidimensional and individual specific nature of pain
    • Present the theories and science for understanding pain
    • Define the terminology for describing pain and associated conditions
    • Describe the impact of pain on society
    • Explain how cultural, institutional, societal and regulatory influences affect assessment and management of pain  
    • Use valid and reliable tools for measuring pain and associated symptoms to assess and reassess outcomes as appropriate for the clinical context and population.
    • Describe patient, provider, and system factors that can facilitate or interfere with effective pain assessment and management
    • Assess patient preferences and values to determine pain-related goals and priorities
    • Demonstrate empathetic and compassionate communication during pain assessment
    • Demonstrate the inclusion of patient and others, in the education and shared decision-making process for pain care
    • Identify treatment options that can be assessed in a comprehensive pain management plan
    • Explain how health promotion and self-management strategies are important to the management of pain
    • Develop a pain treatment plan based on benefits and risks of available treatments
    • Monitor the effects of pain management approaches to adjust the plan of care as needed
    • Differentiate physical dependence, substance use disorder, misuse, tolerance, addiction, and nonadherence
    • Develop a treatment plan that accounts for the differences between acute pain, acute-on-chronic pain, chronic/persistent pain, and pain at end of life
    • Describe the unique pain assessment and management needs of special populations
    • Explain how to assess and manage pain across settings and transitions of care
    • Describe the role, scope of practice, and contribution of the different professions within a pain management care team
    • Implement an individualized pain management plan that integrates the perspectives of patients, their social support systems, and health care providers in the context of available resources
    • Describe the role of the clinician as an advocate in assisting patients to meet treatment goals

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

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

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    Pediatrics 101

    Pediatric Research I


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    • Identify the best method to take Pediatric Temperature
    • Review the relationship between television and aggressive behavior
    • Identify the link between childhood headaches and adult health
    • Develop Pediatric recommendations for beverage consumption
    • Survey aspects of a milk-free diet and relationship to nutrition

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 101 - 106
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    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 102

    Pediatric Research II


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    • Survey aspects of alternative medicine for children
    • Identify causes of intoeing gait in children
    • Develop differential diagnoses of back injuries in young athletes
    • Construct a physical examination of adolescents for sports participation
    • Review the medical view of pediatric Chiropractic

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 103

    Pediatric Research III


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    • Identify if visually impaired children have more scoliosis
    • Determine if bracing for scoliosis makes a difference
    • Discuss safe strength training for children
    • Identify aspects of chronic fatigue syndrome in children
    • Develop the relationship of asthmatic infants to furry pets

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 104

    Pediatric Research IV


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    • Prepare a list of four questions to diagnose pediatric asthma
    • Identify how family routines may help pediatric asthma
    • Determine the effect of breast feeding on pediatric asthma
    • Discuss how to measure a childs pain accurately
    • Identify aspects of calcium intake for children

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 105

    Pediatric Research V


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    • Discuss prevention of sudden infant death syndrome
    • Identify if breast feeding longer can make kids smarter
    • Develop an understanding of the Ottawa Knee Rule
    • State aspects of Seat Belt Syndrome in children
    • Determine the safety of scooters for children

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 106

    Pediatric Research VI


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    • Discuss potential dangers of OTC medications
    • Summarize the effects of vaccinations on infants immune systems
    • Assess the need for Cervical Spine X-Rays in Pediatric Cervical Injuries
    • Correlate the relationships of physical activity and diet as related to Pediatric Fractures

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 107

    Pediatric Research VII


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    • Evaluate the effects of children eating low glycemic foods on later meals and to understand the Glycemic Index Ratings
    • Recommend an effective, natural treatment for constipation in children and to understand the efficacy of fiber on pediatric constipation
    • Recognize common and uncommon presentations of Lyme Disease in a child and know when to refer
    • Create specific recommendations to parents and children about bicycle helmet fitting and safety
    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of slipped capital femoral epiphysis and make the appropriate recommendations

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    Pediatrics 108

    Pediatric Research VIII


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

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 109

    Pediatric Research IX


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    • Discuss over-the-counter medications vs. placebo for cough in children and their effect on sleep quality
    • Discuss the implications of herbal remedies used to treat pediatric patients
    • Present case report of remission of ADHD associated with chiropractic treatment
    • Discuss the effect of migraine headaches on quality of life in children
    • Present case report of pediatric patient with myasthenia gravis treated with chiropractic care

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 112

    Pediatric Research XI


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    • Discuss a study involving the risk of adverse events for pediatric patients treated with spinal manipulation
    • Identify the limitations and critique the researcher's conclusions in this study
    • Examine different ways chiropractors manage pediatric patients with low back pain
    • Compare specific treatment protocols for pediatric patients with low back pain
    • Explore the possibility that children of parents with lower education levels have higher incidence of back pain

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 114

    Low Back Pain in Children and Adolescents


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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

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    • Examine the current allopathic approach to vaccinations, including recommended schedules
    • Assess potential side-effects seen in patients, both pediatric and adult, in your clinic daily
    • Uncover the pharmaceutical industry’s interest in creating more vaccinations
    • Analyze political maneuvers behind many vaccination mandates
    • Explore varying philosophical viewpoints on vaccinations, including Religious beliefs, Ethical viewpoints, Schools’ desires, and alternative/healthier lifestyle approaches
    • Educate your patient on their choices for vaccination
    • Create alternative vaccination schedules
    • Discover ways to identify and treat the common side effects of vaccinated children
    • Identify useful Homeopathic Nosodes and Remedies proven to be effective alternatives to vaccinations

    Robin Mayfield, DC

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    Pediatrics 116

    Evaluating and Correcting Retained Primitive Reflexes


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Hour 3:

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Pediatrics 118
    Evidence-Based Chiropractic Care for Infants

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    Hour 1

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

    Joyce Miller, BSc, DC, DABCO, PhD

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

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Physical Therapy 102

    Physical Therapy Applications


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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Physical Therapy 103
    Ultrasound: An Underused Modality

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

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Physical Therapy 104

    Introduction to Low Level Lasers


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


    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Physical Therapy 105

    Treating Patients with Light Energy, LASERS, LEDs and UV


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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Therapy 106

    US, Cryotherapy, E-stim, Phonophoresis and Safety


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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Physical Therapy 107

    Elastic Therapeutic Taping


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Physical Therapy 108

    Patellofemoral Pain and Tendinopathy


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Physical Therapy 109

    Low Level Laser Therapy - A Primer for the Clinician.


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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Rehab 124
    Spinal Stabilization and Rehabilitation Concepts

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 125

    Exercise and Brain Health: Neurobiology and Motor Performance


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 127

    Implement and Execute a Simple and Effective Active Rehab Program


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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Rehab 128

    Clinical Conditions of the Lower Extremity


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 129
    Hip Kinematics and General Rehab Considerations

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Rehab 130

    Evaluation and Treatment of Non-Surgical Rotator Cuff Disorders


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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 131

    Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff Repair


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

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Rehab 132
    Rehabilitation of the Spine Made Easy

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    Hour 1:

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

    Hour 2:

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Xray 171
    An Introduction to Various Abdominal Imaging Procedures

    2.0

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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    Xray 172
    Non-traumatic compression fracture

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 173
    Selecting imaging for head, neck and brain conditions

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    Xray 174
    Intra-Abdominal Calcifications

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

    Newsha Nanette Nargaski DC, DACBR, FCCR(c)

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

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    Hour One:

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

    Hour Two:

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

    Hour Three

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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Xray 176
    Problem Solving Approach to Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

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

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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