Continuing Education: TeleSeminars/Webinars

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Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 350

4 hrs by telephone
04-29-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation portion:

Hour 1 and 2

Educational Objectives:  Documentation

  • Discuss key items related to the OIG reports regarding chiropractic services
  • Discuss Executive Order issued by the White House titled reducing improper payments and eliminating waste in Federal Programs
  • Discuss what triggers an audit and key items to consider if audited
  • Discuss Medicare’s guidelines for necessity of chiropractic care as it relates to covered services, x-ray/diagnostic reimbursements, Quality Payment Program (QPP), diagnosis coding requirements and Medicare’s appeals process  
  • Discuss appropriate use of modifiers
  • Discuss Medicare’s documentation requirements when utilizing Medicare’s ABN (Advanced Beneficiary Notification) form
  • Recognize the key components regarding good documentation and record keeping
  • Identify the legal requirements of informed consent and the key elements of the informed consent process
  • Discuss why doctors are held to higher standards
  • Describe the 21 NCQA guidelines for record keeping
  • Document progress notes (SOAP) to meet insurance guidelines and medical necessity
  • Apply the PARTS system and its transformation utilizing a new method AIR S & M
  • Utilize CMT coding appropriately

Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Undertake methods of communication and documentation evidencing that patient provided voluntary and informed consent.
  • Comprehend the relationship between the relevant state scopes of practice and requirements for voluntary and informed patient consent.
  • Discuss issues relating to patient consent, its voluntariness, and the capacity of the patient to consent as a matter of law.
  • Understand the role minority plays in consent, as well as how treatment is both carried out and documented where the patient is a minor.
  • Administer treatment that is wholly compliant with the specifics of the consent provided by the patient or guardian.
  • Develop office systems for obtaining/waiving consent as it relates to patient information and to the administration of treatment.

Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Perform a review of marketing materials and initiatives ensuring compliance with relevant state rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Comprehend the limits of "commercial speech" in the arena of professional healthcare marketing and dissemination of information.
  • Develop office systems pertaining to the creation and maintenance of promotional and marketing initiatives and materials that comport with state rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Administer professional marketing such that it neither misleads, confuses nor exploits members of the public.
  • Discuss the restrictions HIPAA places on professional healthcare marketing efforts.

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TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation 357

1 hr by telephone
05-03-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Discuss Medicare’s new guidelines for documenting quality measures 
  • Discuss Medicare’s new Merit-Based Incentive Program (MIPS)
  • Identify and determine the eligibility requirements for MIPS
  • Identify and discuss the 4 categories under MIPS (Quality, Cost, Clinical Practice Improvement Activities (CPIA) and Advancing Care Information (ACI)
  • Recognize how Medicare calculates MIPS to determine payment adjustments

Sherman, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Geriatrics 301

3 hrs by telephone
05-06-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3.0

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Breakdown the biomechanical processes of spinal degeneration
  • Explain the biochemical processes that occur in the geriatric population
  • Differentiate between various diagnosis of structural and chemical conditions seen in geriatric patients
  • Analyze the radiological findings and how they influence clinical decisions
  • Explain Syndrome X and how it affects physiology
  • Differentiate trauma and its late effects on the body

Binkowski, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Physical Diagnosis 326

1 hr by telephone
05-10-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Recognize the elements and significance of the jugular venous pulse
  • Know the physiology and sound of S1 and S2
  • Know the physiology and sound of S3 and S4
  • Identify systole and diastole by palpation and listening
  • Describe heart murmurs
  •  Hear and understand the mechanism of two common systolic murmurs

Illes-Rector, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Coding and Documentation 301

3 hrs by telephone
05-13-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Discuss ethical standards of insurance reporting and coding
  • Define the Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR)
  • Describe the P.A.R.T. format of documentation
  • 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
  • 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

Friedman, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Biomechanics 312

1 hr by telephone
05-17-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Waerlop/Allen, DC

TeleSeminar

FREE NON CE Chiropractic Science Webinar

1 hr by VOiP
05-18-2017 2:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
0.0

$0.00 USD

Chiropractic Science: JOIN US for this FREE Webinar

The Free Webinar will be offered only using VoIP Option to connect (through your computers speakers). There will be no dial in offered.

Dr. Long and I will discuss the importance of statistics in the research process. Many practitioners do not fully understand at least some of the statistics in chiropractic research articles. Dr. Long and I will address the issues in our upcoming discussion. Dr. Cynthia Long is Director of Research, Professor and Director, Office of Data Management & Biostatistics Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research in Davenport, Iowa.  Dr. Long's interests are statistical applications in health-related research; statistical education in the health sciences; statistical consulting in CAM environments.  


  • Improved knowledge regarding Chiropractic Research
  • Stay up to date with developing reserach

Smith, DC, PhD

Webinar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 351

4 hrs by telephone
05-20-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation

Hour 1 and 2

  • List the various governing bodies and organizations which may impose requirements on your record keeping of the patient’s health chart.
  • Describe various types of patient encounters and levels of documentation, and determine how to properly document each encounter.
  • Identify key components of the office entry forms and relate the importance of follow up and systems review.
  • Compare and contrast various outcome assessment instruments, describe the importance of these tools and properly use and score various outcome assessment instruments.
  • Recite tests traditionally thought of as objective and tests traditionally thought of as subjective in the context of reliability and validity.
  • Define the characteristics of a good outcome assessment tool, and be able to properly implement it in clinical practice.
  • List the minimal record keeping requirements in the state or province in which you practice.
  • Compare and contrast the various types of electronic health records available.
  • Itemize the requirements of a “paperless” office.

Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Discriminate between ethical and non-ethical practice
  • Recognize the choices we have throughout our day to operate our practice in an ethical manner
  • Solve the dilemma of speaking the truth – both verbally and non-verbally
  • Identify strategies for creating an ethical practice
  • Demonstrate the importance of communicating in an ethical manner and what that entails

Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Identify potential problems associated with sharing fees with non-healthcare professionals.
  • Demonstrate anti-trust issues associated with setting professional fees
  • Explain connections between co-pay waivers and violations of the False Claims Act.
  • Relate the history of fee-splitting in American professional healthcare.
  • Assess parallels between fee-splits and principles of ostensible agency that can lead to malpractice liability.
  • Compare and contrast fee-splitting and the corporate practice of medicine.

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TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Xray 322
Problem solving approach to degenerative conditions of the spine

1 hr by telephone
05-24-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • 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


Martensen, DC, DACBR

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Neurology 304
Motor Control in chiropractic practice

1 hr by telephone
05-31-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Identify the domains of and concepts within motor control
  • Outline some research on chiropractic's influence on motor control
  • Discuss principles of motor control and rehabilitation applied to practice

Smith, DC, PhD

TeleSeminar

FREE NON CE Chiropractic Science Webinar

1 hr by VOiP
06-01-2017 11:30 AM (EASTERN TIME)
0.0

$0.00 USD

Chiropractic Science: JOIN US for this FREE Webinar

The Free Webinar will be offered only using VoIP Option to connect (through your computers speakers). There will be no dial in offered.

Donald R. Murphy, DC, FRCC

Dr. Murphy is Medical Director of the Spine Care Program for Care New England, a large multi-hospital system in Rhode Island where he oversees the development and implementation of an integrated spine care pathway. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Alpert Medical School of Brown University. His other faculty appointments include Professor, Part-Time University Faculty at Southern California University of Health Sciences and Adjunct Associate Professor of Research at New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Murphy has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors in the United Kingdom. Dr. Murphy has served on the Expert Panel for several spine care guidelines, including those of the American College of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, American College of Physicians and American Pain Society.

Dr. Murphy has 29 years experience practicing and teaching primary spine care and has nearly 100 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and book chapters. He is the lead instructor for the certification course for Primary Spine Practitioners offered by the University of Pittsburgh. His recent books, Clinical Reasoning in Spine Pain, Volume I and II serve as the required texts for that course. His consulting activities include assisting hospitals, healthcare systems and insurers implement high-value spine care services through Spine Care Partners, LLC.

  • Improved knowledge regarding Chiropractic Research
  • Stay up to date with developing reserach

Smith, DC, PhD

Webinar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Coding and Documentation 302

3 hrs by telephone
06-03-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • 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

Friedman, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Soft Tissue Injuries 306

1 hr by telephone
06-07-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Explain injury and healing of soft tissues
  • Perform somatic technique and strain/counterstrain
  • Utilize friction massage and post isometric relaxation
  • Perform active release and myofascial release
  • Apply trigger point ultrasound, exercise, stretching and manipulation

Simon, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Geriatrics 302

3 hrs by telephone
06-10-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3.0

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Hour 1

  • Describe psychoneuroimmunology and its application to clinical diagnosis of geriatric patients
  • Apply psychoneuroimmunology to activities of daily living

Hour 2

  • Differentiate clinical approaches to managing psychoneuroimmunology
  • Measure clinical treatment outcomes

Hour 3

  • Relate what factors contribute to this field in the elderly patient
  • Incorporate hormonal balancing with nutrition in clinical treatment plans for Chiropractic Patients

Binkowski, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Biomechanics 313
A Closer Look at Gait Analysis

1 hr by telephone
06-14-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Waerlop/Allen, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 352

4 hrs by telephone
06-17-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation

Hour 1 and 2

  • 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.
Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Perform communication with patients and the public at large such that it informs, instructs and doesn't mislead.
  • Discuss the parallels between accurate communication and ethical conduct.
  • Administer healthcare practice compliant with HIPAA, state confidentiality statutes, and relevant rules, regulations and state court cases applicable to patient confidentiality.
  • Comprehend the commercial, regulatory, social and familial interests seeking to obtain and/or are served by the release of patient information.
  • Develop effective office systems and policies for securing and documenting patients'  informed consent
Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Assess court and Office of Inspector General rulings relating to anti-kickback restrictions.
  • Demonstrate how anti-kickback and Stark legislation is both viewed and enforced by relevant professional boards and state and federal enforcement agencies.
  • Explain the development of current anti-referral legislation, rules and holdings.
  • Identify specific conduct and activities within the practice of healthcare that violate a host of regulatory and statutory proscriptions relating to patient referral arrangements.
  • Assess the association between rapidly escalating costs of healthcare and patient referral restrictions.
  • Identify parallels between Stark self-referral laws and anti-kickback restrictions.

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TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Xray 316

1 hr by telephone
06-21-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Geriatrics 303

3 hrs by telephone
06-24-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3.0

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Implement nutrients that promote spinal and joint function to obtain positive clinical outcomes
  • Explain Ph., alkalinity and acidity as it impacts the physiology of the body in regards to healing
  • Categorize toxins in the environment that create clinical presentations of  geriatric patients clinical care
  • Utilize vitamins herbals and supplements to augment patients’ care
  • Factor nutritional aspects of protein, fats and carbs into clinical treatment plans to improve healing
  • Create treatment goals and nutritional plans

Binkowski, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Xray 317

1 hr by telephone
06-28-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Soft Tissue Injuries 304

1 hr by telephone
07-05-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Simon, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Geriatrics 304

3 hrs by telephone
07-08-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3.0

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Assess various treatment modalities
  • Implement treatment protocols as found in the latest research
  • Progress patients to incorporate wellness into their lifestyle
  • Perform postural evaluations and discuss clinical significance to the patient
  • Appropriately factor radiographic findings into diagnosis and clinical decision making of the geriatric patient
  • Examine physical findings and set specific and measurable patient treatment goals

Binkowski, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Nutrition 326

2 hrs by telephone
07-12-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
2.0

$38.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 2 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 2 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Italia, DC, PhD

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Risk Management 302

3 hrs by telephone
07-15-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Find and Analyze Chiropractic Malpractice Court Opinions
  • Justify referral protocols
  • Plan staff training to avoid "vicarious liability"
  • Interpret "lawyer-speak" like "vicarious liability"
  • Assess equipment risk
  • Differentiate between good PR & sexual harassment
  • Generate HIPAA compliance strategies w/o paranoia
  • Appraise partnership, independent contractor and doctor/associate risks
  • Implement Table safety procedures
  • Recognize "exposure events"

Ladenheim, JD

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Biomechanics 321
Advanced Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on Neurological Disorders

1 hr by telephone
07-19-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Review the gait cycle and gait cycle biomechanics
  • View and discuss case studies of gait
  • Assess actions of the lower kinetic chain during gait as they relate to the central and peripheral nervous systems
  • Predict pathomechanics and neuromechanics that will arise from gait abnormalities presented
  • Propose rehabilitation strategies for the gait abnormalities seen

Waerlop/Allen, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Management of Common Conditions 310
Evaluation and Management of Common Upper and Lower Extremity Conditions

3 hrs by telephone
07-22-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3.0

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Hour 1
  • Describe techniques and principles of examination for peripheral joints
  • Identify important surface anatomy of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand
  • Identify normal range of motion of the joints of the upper extremity
  • Describe how to perform an examination of the upper extremity
  • Recognize common musculoskeletal abnormalities

Hour 2


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

Hour 3

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

Illes-Rector, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Soft Tissue Injuries 303

1 hr by telephone
07-26-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Simon, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 353

4 hrs by telephone
07-29-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation portion:

Hours 1 and 2

  • Recognize the key components regarding good documentation
  • Identify the legal requirements of informed consent and the key elements of the informed consent process
  • Discuss why doctors are held to higher standards
  • Describe the 21 NCQA guidelines for record keeping
  • Document progress notes (SOAP) to meet insurance guidelines and medical necessity
  • Apply the PARTS system and its transformation utilizing a new method AIR S & M
  • Utilize  CMT coding appropriately
  • Utilize E/M (Evaluation/Management) coding appropriately to meet insurance guidelines and medical necessity
  • Identify the 3 categories and 2 subcategories of E/M codes
  • Identify the 5 levels of E/M services for new and established patients
  • Identify the 7 components (descriptors) used to determine the level of E/M service
  • Select the appropriate level of E/M services utilizing 6 simple steps

Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Develop an understanding of ethical pitfalls and solutions to deal with them
  • Understand sexual and non-sexual boundaries
  • Discuss ethical aspects of confidentiality
  • Summarize the various solutions to these pitfalls
  • Develop strategies for their prevention

Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Comprehend the association between the doctor-patient relationship and the charge of patient abandonment.
  • Evaluate the role voluntariness plays in the establishment of the doctor-patient relationship, in informed consent, and in abandonment as associated with the inappropriate termination of the professional relationship.
  • Contrast and compare "ostensible agency" with "voluntary association" for purposes of assessing potential patient malpractice liability.
  • Comprehend the requirement for the continued administration of healthcare for purposes of determining possible patient abandonment issues.
  • Carry out proper documentation as demonstrates non-existence of abandonment.
  • Effect policies that systematize screening of non-compliant patients and execute relevant medical record documentation to ensure no patient is legally "abandoned."

multiple

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Xray 328

1 hr by telephone
08-02-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Martensen, DC, DACBR

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Nutrition 357

3 hrs by telephone
08-05-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3.0

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Design an efficient and cost-effective approach to evaluating your patients’ underlying health challenges
  • Select key questions to ask your patients (consultation, history, questionnaires) to hone-in on their principal underlying imbalances
  • Discover in-office, economical evaluation tools to efficiently reveal key diagnostic clues
  • Create a systematic decision-making process that directs your testing recommendations
  • Devise a practical and effective formula to skillfully evaluate gut health (dysbiosis), adrenal imbalance, blood sugar dysregulation (dysglycemia); oxidative stress; methylation defects; thyroid insufficiency; and sex hormone imbalances
  • Generate a logical treatment sequence to competently treat the fundamental underlying conditions revealed in your evaluation
  • Differentiate which nutriceuticals best support and rebalance underlying physiological imbalances.

Powers, R, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Physical Diagnosis 325

2 hrs by telephone
08-09-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
2.0

$38.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 2 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 2 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Quantify the levels of intensity for manual techniques using the Tolerance, Incremental, Light or Energy Method categories when considering the patient’s medications to determine the proper treatment application. 
  • Differentiate the three types of precautions/contraindications (Permanent, Ongoing and Temporary) when categorizing the patient’s current and past medications to assist the clinician in diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Contrast the permanent nature of corticosteroids, depending upon dosage and delivery method, and how this alters the clinician’s differential diagnosis options and future treatment plans.
  • Compare and contrast the short and long-term effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, aspirin and acetaminophen, including specific discussion about the alteration of the patient’s musculoskeletal symptomatology during examination.
  • Discuss the alteration in the clinician’s palpation when the patient is under the influence of muscle relaxants, their half-life, and the necessary changes in treatment while influenced.
  • Interpret the symptomatology of the presenting patient with musculoskeletal symptoms when under the influence of bisphosphonates (and similar), as medications used to treat osteoporosis and osteopenia have significant side effects including hypocalcemia and severe musculoskeletal pain.
  • Determine the necessary pharmaceutical precautions when considering the side effects of medications used to control cholesterol (including statins and PCSK9 inhibitors), specifically those those that may mimic musculoskeletal symptoms during patient examination.
  • Recognize the potential side effects of the 7 most common cardiovascular medication classes that are important to consider in the differential diagnosis of the patient presenting symptoms.
  • Explain the pharmacodynamics of various types of blood pressure medications and detail which require limiting or avoiding the prone position to avoid complications with the clinician’s therapy.
  • Detail the procedure of BoNT injections for musculoskeletal conditions, and clarify the side effects and precautions that are significant to the clinician when determining diagnosis and treatment protocols.

Born, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Nutrition 327

Nutritional Health for Chronic Diseases


3 hrs by telephone
08-12-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3.0

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Illes-Rector, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Biomechanics 314
A Closer Look at Foot Types

1 hr by telephone
08-16-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Waerlop/Allen, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 350

4 hrs by telephone
08-19-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation portion:

Hour 1 and 2

Educational Objectives:  Documentation

  • Discuss key items related to the OIG reports regarding chiropractic services
  • Discuss Executive Order issued by the White House titled reducing improper payments and eliminating waste in Federal Programs
  • Discuss what triggers an audit and key items to consider if audited
  • Discuss Medicare’s guidelines for necessity of chiropractic care as it relates to covered services, x-ray/diagnostic reimbursements, Quality Payment Program (QPP), diagnosis coding requirements and Medicare’s appeals process  
  • Discuss appropriate use of modifiers
  • Discuss Medicare’s documentation requirements when utilizing Medicare’s ABN (Advanced Beneficiary Notification) form
  • Recognize the key components regarding good documentation and record keeping
  • Identify the legal requirements of informed consent and the key elements of the informed consent process
  • Discuss why doctors are held to higher standards
  • Describe the 21 NCQA guidelines for record keeping
  • Document progress notes (SOAP) to meet insurance guidelines and medical necessity
  • Apply the PARTS system and its transformation utilizing a new method AIR S & M
  • Utilize CMT coding appropriately

Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Undertake methods of communication and documentation evidencing that patient provided voluntary and informed consent.
  • Comprehend the relationship between the relevant state scopes of practice and requirements for voluntary and informed patient consent.
  • Discuss issues relating to patient consent, its voluntariness, and the capacity of the patient to consent as a matter of law.
  • Understand the role minority plays in consent, as well as how treatment is both carried out and documented where the patient is a minor.
  • Administer treatment that is wholly compliant with the specifics of the consent provided by the patient or guardian.
  • Develop office systems for obtaining/waiving consent as it relates to patient information and to the administration of treatment.

Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Perform a review of marketing materials and initiatives ensuring compliance with relevant state rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Comprehend the limits of "commercial speech" in the arena of professional healthcare marketing and dissemination of information.
  • Develop office systems pertaining to the creation and maintenance of promotional and marketing initiatives and materials that comport with state rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Administer professional marketing such that it neither misleads, confuses nor exploits members of the public.
  • Discuss the restrictions HIPAA places on professional healthcare marketing efforts.

multiple

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Soft Tissue Injuries 307

Soft Tissue Injury of the Elbow Wrist and Hand


1 hr by telephone
08-23-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

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

Simon, DC

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Risk Management 305

3 hrs by telephone
08-26-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
3.0

$57.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 3 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 3 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Assess state, federal and board rulings regarding fee discounts, particularly time-of-service discounts and hardship discounts, and the extent to which they may be impacted by anti-kickback legislation, insurance regulations, self-referral laws, marketing restrictions, and the tenets of unprofessional conduct..
  • Identify potential problems associated with routine approval of hardship discounts and the requirement for inquiry and documentation regarding qualifying for same.
  • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate/illegal marketing relating to fees and professional services.
  • Demonstrate how these discounts are regarded by relevant professional boards, and state and federal enforcement agencies.
  • Explain terms associated with time of service discounts and relevant factors associated in calculating an appropriate reduction in fees.
  • Identify specific conduct and activities within the practice of healthcare that violate a host of regulatory and statutory proscriptions relating to pre-paid fee arrangements.
  • Explain the development of current fee discounting legislation, rules and holdings.
  • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate/illegal marketing relating to fees and professional services.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge regarding the roles played by the various state and federal enforcement agencies as they related to fee splits and kickbacks.
  • Assess one’s working knowledge regarding the process by which state and federal rulings regarding fees impact a healthcare provider’s practice in light of marketing, fee-splitting and anti-kickback legislation, insurance regulations, self-referrals, and the tenets of unprofessional conduct generally.

Van Tyle, Esq

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Research Trends 302
Musculoskeletal Disorders Update

1 hr by telephone
08-30-2017 8:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)
1.0

$19.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

  • Outline research on the epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Outline economic impacts of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Discuss biomechanical and functional tolerances of tissues

Smith, DC, PhD

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 351

4 hrs by telephone
09-30-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation

Hour 1 and 2

  • List the various governing bodies and organizations which may impose requirements on your record keeping of the patient’s health chart.
  • Describe various types of patient encounters and levels of documentation, and determine how to properly document each encounter.
  • Identify key components of the office entry forms and relate the importance of follow up and systems review.
  • Compare and contrast various outcome assessment instruments, describe the importance of these tools and properly use and score various outcome assessment instruments.
  • Recite tests traditionally thought of as objective and tests traditionally thought of as subjective in the context of reliability and validity.
  • Define the characteristics of a good outcome assessment tool, and be able to properly implement it in clinical practice.
  • List the minimal record keeping requirements in the state or province in which you practice.
  • Compare and contrast the various types of electronic health records available.
  • Itemize the requirements of a “paperless” office.

Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Discriminate between ethical and non-ethical practice
  • Recognize the choices we have throughout our day to operate our practice in an ethical manner
  • Solve the dilemma of speaking the truth – both verbally and non-verbally
  • Identify strategies for creating an ethical practice
  • Demonstrate the importance of communicating in an ethical manner and what that entails

Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Identify potential problems associated with sharing fees with non-healthcare professionals.
  • Demonstrate anti-trust issues associated with setting professional fees
  • Explain connections between co-pay waivers and violations of the False Claims Act.
  • Relate the history of fee-splitting in American professional healthcare.
  • Assess parallels between fee-splits and principles of ostensible agency that can lead to malpractice liability.
  • Compare and contrast fee-splitting and the corporate practice of medicine.

multiple

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 352

4 hrs by telephone
10-14-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation

Hour 1 and 2

  • 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.
Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Perform communication with patients and the public at large such that it informs, instructs and doesn't mislead.
  • Discuss the parallels between accurate communication and ethical conduct.
  • Administer healthcare practice compliant with HIPAA, state confidentiality statutes, and relevant rules, regulations and state court cases applicable to patient confidentiality.
  • Comprehend the commercial, regulatory, social and familial interests seeking to obtain and/or are served by the release of patient information.
  • Develop effective office systems and policies for securing and documenting patients'  informed consent
Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Assess court and Office of Inspector General rulings relating to anti-kickback restrictions.
  • Demonstrate how anti-kickback and Stark legislation is both viewed and enforced by relevant professional boards and state and federal enforcement agencies.
  • Explain the development of current anti-referral legislation, rules and holdings.
  • Identify specific conduct and activities within the practice of healthcare that violate a host of regulatory and statutory proscriptions relating to patient referral arrangements.
  • Assess the association between rapidly escalating costs of healthcare and patient referral restrictions.
  • Identify parallels between Stark self-referral laws and anti-kickback restrictions.

multiple

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 353

4 hrs by telephone
11-04-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation portion:

Hours 1 and 2

  • Recognize the key components regarding good documentation
  • Identify the legal requirements of informed consent and the key elements of the informed consent process
  • Discuss why doctors are held to higher standards
  • Describe the 21 NCQA guidelines for record keeping
  • Document progress notes (SOAP) to meet insurance guidelines and medical necessity
  • Apply the PARTS system and its transformation utilizing a new method AIR S & M
  • Utilize  CMT coding appropriately
  • Utilize E/M (Evaluation/Management) coding appropriately to meet insurance guidelines and medical necessity
  • Identify the 3 categories and 2 subcategories of E/M codes
  • Identify the 5 levels of E/M services for new and established patients
  • Identify the 7 components (descriptors) used to determine the level of E/M service
  • Select the appropriate level of E/M services utilizing 6 simple steps

Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Develop an understanding of ethical pitfalls and solutions to deal with them
  • Understand sexual and non-sexual boundaries
  • Discuss ethical aspects of confidentiality
  • Summarize the various solutions to these pitfalls
  • Develop strategies for their prevention

Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Comprehend the association between the doctor-patient relationship and the charge of patient abandonment.
  • Evaluate the role voluntariness plays in the establishment of the doctor-patient relationship, in informed consent, and in abandonment as associated with the inappropriate termination of the professional relationship.
  • Contrast and compare "ostensible agency" with "voluntary association" for purposes of assessing potential patient malpractice liability.
  • Comprehend the requirement for the continued administration of healthcare for purposes of determining possible patient abandonment issues.
  • Carry out proper documentation as demonstrates non-existence of abandonment.
  • Effect policies that systematize screening of non-compliant patients and execute relevant medical record documentation to ensure no patient is legally "abandoned."

multiple

TeleSeminar

Chiropractic TeleSeminar Documentation, Ethics and Risk Management 350

4 hrs by telephone
12-02-2017 9:00 AM (EASTERN TIME)
4.0

$76.00 USD

This is a Chiropractic continuing education TeleSeminar.

This is a 4 hour Teleseminar Click here for printable instructions for taking our teleseminars.

If you arrive late and/or do not meet the requirements to receive 4 hours of CE for this teleseminar, a certificate for hours earned will be issued but no partial tuition refund will be given. If you register for the teleseminar and do not attend, we will place the tuition in your CE Bank or return the prepaid credits to your account so that you can apply them towards another teleseminar or online course.

Educational Objectives: for Documentation portion:

Hour 1 and 2

Educational Objectives:  Documentation

  • Discuss key items related to the OIG reports regarding chiropractic services
  • Discuss Executive Order issued by the White House titled reducing improper payments and eliminating waste in Federal Programs
  • Discuss what triggers an audit and key items to consider if audited
  • Discuss Medicare’s guidelines for necessity of chiropractic care as it relates to covered services, x-ray/diagnostic reimbursements, Quality Payment Program (QPP), diagnosis coding requirements and Medicare’s appeals process  
  • Discuss appropriate use of modifiers
  • Discuss Medicare’s documentation requirements when utilizing Medicare’s ABN (Advanced Beneficiary Notification) form
  • Recognize the key components regarding good documentation and record keeping
  • Identify the legal requirements of informed consent and the key elements of the informed consent process
  • Discuss why doctors are held to higher standards
  • Describe the 21 NCQA guidelines for record keeping
  • Document progress notes (SOAP) to meet insurance guidelines and medical necessity
  • Apply the PARTS system and its transformation utilizing a new method AIR S & M
  • Utilize CMT coding appropriately

Educational Objectives: for Ethics

Hour 3

  • Undertake methods of communication and documentation evidencing that patient provided voluntary and informed consent.
  • Comprehend the relationship between the relevant state scopes of practice and requirements for voluntary and informed patient consent.
  • Discuss issues relating to patient consent, its voluntariness, and the capacity of the patient to consent as a matter of law.
  • Understand the role minority plays in consent, as well as how treatment is both carried out and documented where the patient is a minor.
  • Administer treatment that is wholly compliant with the specifics of the consent provided by the patient or guardian.
  • Develop office systems for obtaining/waiving consent as it relates to patient information and to the administration of treatment.

Educational Objectives: for Risk Management

Hour 4

  • Perform a review of marketing materials and initiatives ensuring compliance with relevant state rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Comprehend the limits of "commercial speech" in the arena of professional healthcare marketing and dissemination of information.
  • Develop office systems pertaining to the creation and maintenance of promotional and marketing initiatives and materials that comport with state rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Administer professional marketing such that it neither misleads, confuses nor exploits members of the public.
  • Discuss the restrictions HIPAA places on professional healthcare marketing efforts.

multiple

TeleSeminar