South Dakota Chiropractic Assistant Training Program - Chiropractic Assistant

South Dakota Chiropractic Assistant Training Program

$249.00 USD

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  • Interview a patient using the skills of the patient-centered interview
  • Elicit from patients their stories of illness, while pursuing the broader life setting in which symptoms occur
  • Elicit from patients key information in their medical, family, and psychosocial histories
  • Recognize and respond appropriately to a patient’s emotions as they are expressed
  • Support and encourage expression of patients’ emotions
  • Critically assess one’s own performance and use of interviewing skill
  • Develop interpersonal skills enabling the establishment of long-term relationships with patients.
  • Discuss the History of HIPAA
  • Understanding Terminology of HIPAA i.e.: PHI, IIHI, NPP, TPO, NPI, EIN, EDI, etc.
  • Understand covered entities vs. non-covered entities
  • Understand what HIPAA truly means to a practice and does everyone have to comply
  • Understand what Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), code sets, identifiers, security and privacy
  • Understand the Privacy Rule, Patient Consent Form, Notice of Privacy Practices, Patient Authorization, Business Associate Agreements, Appointments of Privacy Officers and Staff training
  • Understand patient rights as it pertains to access of their medical information, records and your practice etc.
  • Understand and feel confident about HIPAA Guidelines
  • Discuss the concept of Gender as it relates to society, language and culture
  • Identify Gender roles in Western Society
  • Recognize innate gender traits in males and females
  • Summarize socially imposed gender traits
  • Identify aspects of male and female psychological development
  • Relate basic concepts of Gender and Power
  • List female and male leadership factors
  • Discuss gender and the Doctor/Patient relationship
  • Identify the ways which gender affects the Doctor/Patient relationship
  • Describe what accounts for the differences, in practice style and patient care, between males and females healthcare providers
  • Define differing sexualities in western culture
  • Review sexuality as it relates to the Doctor/Patient relationship
  • Identify misconceptions in personal definitions of male, female, power and sexuality
  • Recognize when Power is misused and becomes a threat
  • Define Touch as it relates to perception, gender and culture
  • Discuss the giving up of power as it relates to patients and touch
  • Recognize the perception, intention, and uses of touch
  • Perform an analysis of individual conceptions of gender and sexuality
  • Develop a basic understanding of muscle function, biomechanics, soft tissue repairs, bone injury and exercise physiology as it applies to the Chiropractic Assistant and the application of physical therapy modalities/procedures
  • Develop an understanding of the use of cryotherapy and hot moist packs
  • Utilize traction and electrical therapy modalities
  • Develop an understanding of the effects of soft tissue massage
  • Apply stretch programs to patients
  • Discuss spinal exercise programs with the treating doctor
  • Learn the applicability of isokinetic testing


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