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Alabama Chiropractic Continuing Education

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Alabama Continuing Education Requirements: 18 hours per fiscal year 
Alabama Accepts 6 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses


IMPORTANT NOTICE:  DUE TO THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, LICENSEES MAY OBTAIN ALL 18 HOURS OF CONITNUING EDUCATION HOURS REQUIRED FOR RENEWAL VIA DISTANCE BASED LEARNING.  THE COURSES MUST BE COMPLETED BY 3/8/21 (THE CURRENT END DATE OF THE GOVERNORS COVID STATE OF EMERGENCY).  IF THE GOVERNOR EXTENDES THE STATE OF EMERGENCY, THE DATE WILL MOVE OUT WITH THE EXTENSION.


Special Requirements: All licensees must obtain two (2) hours per year in Alabama Law and Board Rules and Regulations as part of the minimum 18 per year. New licensees must obtain four (4) hours prior to first license renewal and 2 hours per year for each renewal after that. All clinic owners with a Non Licensed Practice Permit must obtain two (2) hours per year in Alabama Law as part of the permit renewal.

 

ChiroCredit.com is an FCLB Approved PACE Continuing Education Provider.  Scroll down to view courses and Alabama Board of Chiropractic approval codes.

When logged in, as long as your licenses are entered on your account, each course is clearly identified as being approved or not approved.

 

New Licensee Information: New licensees must complete four (4)hours of continuing education in Board approved courses on chiropractic regulation and compliance with the Alabama Chiropractic Practice Act and Board Rules as a condition of renewal for the year following their initial licensure. The continuing educational requirement for the purpose of license renewal for any person who has graduated from a recognized CCE chiropractic college within the licensure year immediately preceding the licensure year indicated on the license renewal form except for the four (4) hours required above, may be met through attendance at a recognized CCE chiropractic college (a minimum of 18 hours). This applies only to the first license renewal period after initial licensing.

 

Reporting Requirements: Licensee submits Certificates of Completion



State of Alabama Continuing Education Requirements

Alabama Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Alabama continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Alabama Chiropractic licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Alabama continuing education requirements.


Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Alabama 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 Alabama Chiropractic Physician registered users at www.OnlineCE.com

 
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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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    210046
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Acupuncture 400 - 461
    104.0

    $1560.00 USD

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

    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 400 thru 461

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    210046
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Alabama Chiropractic Law 201
    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Evaluate and apply the Alabama State Board of Chiropractic Examiners Chiropractic Practice Act
    • Cite the rights and duties of Chiropractors in Alabama
    • Perform acceptable advertising
    • Engage in the practice of acceptable care in the practice of Chiropractic in Alabama
    • Comprehend injunctive actions
    • Develop a working knowledge of the creation and composition of the Alabama Board of Chiropractic and its powers and duties
    • Discuss those actions which are grounds for disciplinary action by the Board
    • Review refusal, revocation and suspension of licenses by the Alabama Board of Chiropractic
    • Comprehend the administrative process of hearings as held by the Alabama Board of Chiropractic

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    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    210047
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Alabama Chiropractic Law 201 - 202
    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    • Evaluate and apply the Alabama State Board of Chiropractic Examiners Chiropractic Practice Act
    • Cite the rights and duties of Chiropractors in Alabama
    • Perform acceptable advertising
    • Engage in the practice of acceptable care in the practice of Chiropractic in Alabama
    • Comprehend injunctive actions
    • Develop a working knowledge of the creation and composition of the Alabama Board of Chiropractic and its powers and duties
    • Discuss those actions which are grounds for disciplinary action by the Board
    • Review refusal, revocation and suspension of licenses by the Alabama Board of Chiropractic
    • Comprehend the administrative process of hearings as held by the Alabama Board of Chiropractic
    • Discuss Alabama Administrative Code, Chapter 190-X-1 through Chapter 190-X-7 , Alabama State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    • Review the Administrative Code pertaining to Organization, Administration and Procedure
    • Appraise the requirements of licensure
    • Comprehend the requirements of specialty certification
    • Assess the Code as it pertains to Disciplinary Actions
    • Adhere to the rules of Professional Conduct •
    • Review the requirements for amendment of rules
    • Discuss the requirements of the preceptor and extern/intern program
    • Review a Professional Boundaries presentation given by the Alabama Board of Chiropractic

    Updated August 2018

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    210048
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Biomechanics 225 - 228
    4.0

    $48.00 USD

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    • Discuss retraining CNS sensory and motor patterns
    • Present several key concepts in visual gait analysis
    • Introduce lesser known anatomical points of interest in the sacroiliac joint
    • Discuss some rehabilitation strategies for the sacroiliac joint
    • Discuss the ideal kinetics and kinematics of the walking gait cycle
    • Present the normal lower extremity parameters/ontogeny surrounding the requisites for gait
    • Explore the impact of lower extremity torsions on foot progression angle
    • Highlight the differences between tibial and femoral leg length discrepancies
    • View video examples of different aspects of gait
    • Review the mechanics of the bridge exercise
    • Discuss the current indexed literature surrounding the bridge exercise
    • Describe potential pitfalls in performing and prescribing the bridge exercise
    • Point out the differences of maintaining a "neutral spine" versus an increased or decreased lumbar lordosis
    • Identify potential ways to correct faulty mechanics and optimize performance of the bridge exercise
    • describe a new, novel test to diagnose gluteus medius tears
    • explain the various functions of the gluteus maximus and medius
    • explore the effects of a resistance band around the knees on the gluteus maximus, quadricep and valgus angles on the knees during a back barbell squat
    • contrast gluteus medius resistance and rehabilitation exercises with respect to maximal recruitment
    • discuss electromyographic activity in the gluteus medius, gluteus maximus, biceps femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and rectus femoris during the Monopodal Squat, Forward Lunge and Lateral Step-Up exercises

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    210049
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Diagnostic Imaging 201 - 204
    Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

    4.0

    $48.00 USD

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    • Comprehend basic diagnostic ultrasound terminologies and definitions. 
    • Outline general diagnostic ultrasound equipment and image formation. 
    • Identify the normal sonographic appearance of muscle, tendon, ligament, bone, nerve and cartilage. 
    • Identify sonographic artifacts. 
    • Utilize diagnostic ultrasound in the assessments and diagnosis of common musculoskeletal conditions. 
    • Review normal anatomy of the shoulder 
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the shoulder 
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the shoulder 
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the shoulder 
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the shoulder 
    • Review normal anatomy of the ankle
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the ankle
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the ankle
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the ankle
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the ankle
    • Review normal anatomy of the knee
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the knee
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the knee
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the knee
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the knee

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    210050
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    FAA BasicMed Physician Training
    2.0

    $99.00 USD

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

    Michael Megehee, DC

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    210051
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Got Documentation 201 - 204
    12.0

    $216.00 USD

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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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    210052
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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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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    2100503br>PACE Approved Course
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    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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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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    210054
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Nutrition 157 - 158
    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed in Nutrition 157 and 158

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    210055
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

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

    7.0

    $140.00 USD

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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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    210056
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Physical Diagnosis 173 - 175
    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed in Physical Diagnosis 173 thru 175

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    210057
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31

    Physical Therapy 101
    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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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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    210059
    PACE Approved Course
    Expires: 2021-12-31