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    Chiropractic Assistant

    Oregon Chiropractic Assistant Training Program

    This is a 12 hour course which contains 8 hours of online coursework and 4 hours of live Training for the Oregon CA Training Program. At the end of this online course, we will provide you with the training guide for the 4 hours of live training you will perform with a Licensed Oregon Doctor of Chiropractic. When completed, we will provide access to the post test for the live training and certificate of completion for the 4 hours of live traning (no additional fee).

    • Define common terminology used in the Chiropractic office
    • Identify terminology associated with specific conditions and their treatment
    • Describe locations on the body using appropriate anatomical terminology
    • List the major muscle and muscle groups of the body
    • Name the regions of the human spine and the parts of the vertebral motion unit
    • Define the Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR).
    • Demonstrate taking a complete patient history.
    • Define the Evaluation and Management examination for the musculoskeletal system.
    • Define Outcome Assessment.
    • Illustrate the P.A.R.T. format of documentation.
    • Define proper assessment for SOAP notes.
    • Discuss proper documentation of treatment performed on each visit.
    • Discuss proper documentation of treatment plans.
    • 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
    • Demonstrate the importance of communicating in an ethical manner and what that entails
    • Develop an understanding of what 'spin' is, why it is unethical and how to monitor and minimize/stop it
    • Evaluate the barriers to effective and ethical communication
    • Develop an understanding of exactly what takes place/needs to take place during the provider/client interaction
    • Discover what it is that patients want from their visits to a provider
    • Appraise how to deal with challenging clients and situations
    • 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
    • Review sexuality as it relates to the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • 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
    • Discuss ways to defuse attraction
    • Discuss the six factors for a safe practice
    • Describe the new partnership between healthcare providers and patients
    • Explain how to prepare for a medical emergency
    • Outline four emergency medical conditions: Stroke, Heart Attack, Difficulty Breathing, Diabetic Emergencies
    • Recognize the causes, symptoms and signs for these emergencies
    • Summarize how to provide the appropriate emergency treatments
    • Describe the general rules for the application of physical therapy modalities/procedures
    • Develop an understanding of the use of cryotherapy and hot moist packs
    • Explain the principals of therapeutic ultrasound
    • Summarize the types of electrical therapy modalities
    • List the contraindications and precautions to the use of electrical therapy
    • Recognize the appropriate application of low level laser therapy
    • Explain the therapeutic benefits of spinal traction
    • List the effects of soft tissue and cross friction massage
    • Identify common treatment procedures and modalities used in a chiropractic practice And recognize contraindications to them
    • Describe the steps to prepare a patient to have an x-ray examination
    • Define the terms Collimation, Filtration and Shielding
    • Explain the 10 day rule for taking x-rays of a woman
    • Discuss safety measurements when taking x-rays
    • Recognize the importance of explaining the x-ray procedure to the patient
    • List ways to protect the technician and chiropractic assistant when using x-rays
    • Identify the importance of wearing a film badge when near x-ray equipment


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    $179.00 USD

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