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Missouri Chiropractic Continuing Education

Missouri Accepts ChiroCredit.com / OnlineCE.com Online Courses

 

Missouri Continuing Education Requirements: 48 hours biennially by 2/28 odd years
Missouri Accepts 48 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses from ChiroCredit.com that are categorized as Formal

Please click here for a listing of online continuing education courses specifically approved for Missouri Chiropractic Physicians.


All courses are sponsored by the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic and are listed under the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic on the approved course page on the Missouri Board Chiropractic website.

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

 

Special Notes: (1) Missouri Disclaimer: Approval of this course is not acknowledgment or ruling by the Board that the methods taught in this course are recognized by the Board as the appropriate practice of chiropractic as defined in Section 331.010, RSMo.

 

MTAA - 12 hours biennially in the area of Meridian Therapy, Acupuncture and Acupressure. This counts toward the 48 hour requirement.

 

Animal Chiropractic: Allows animal chiropractic treatment. No specific CE requirements but CE approved by the State Veterinary Board is acceptable towards 24 hours of General CE relicensure requirement.

 

New Licensee Information: A chiropractic physician issued a license within one (1) year of graduation from an approved chiropractic college shall be exempt from the continuing education requirements until the end of the first bienni-al licensure cycle following initial license issuance


Other info:  A chiropractic physician at least sixty-five (65) years old and licensed in this state for at least thirty-five (35) years shall complete at least twenty-four (24) hours of formal continuing education biennially.  The remaining biennial  hours  of  continuing  education  shall  be  waived.


Reporting Requirements: Licensee affirms CE completion on State form

 



State of Missouri Continuing Education Requirements

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


Continuing education courses offered on OnlineCE.com provide Online CEU for Missouri 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 Missouri 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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    2019001025
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 205

    Tongue Diagnosis


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Explain how needle manipulation works on a physiological basis and extrapolate as to when to apply these techniques
    • Summarize some of the more relevant literature surrounding the use of one of the most commonly used acupuncture points: Stomach 36
    • Describe the physiology of tongue color, shape, coating and spirit (movement)
    • Compare clinical examples of tongue appearance and identify key components of the tongue exam
    • Interpret the meaning of clinical findings during the tongue exam and correlate them to physiology

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    2019003714
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 206

    Homeostatic Acupuncture Points


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Identify the 3 types of acupuncture points and identify what a homeostatic point is
    • Describe the phases (latent, passive and active) of acupuncture points
    • Illustrate the anatomical characteristics that make up all acupuncture points
    • Outline the location of 25 commonly used homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Differentiate discrete anatomical characteristics that make up homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Explain the common indications and cautions for use of the homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Review the neuroanatomy of spinal nerves and explain how it relates to paravertebral (Bladder Shu) points
    • Discuss and demonstrate needling technique for the homeostatic acupuncture points
    • Demonstrate point location on live models

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    2019003715
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 207

    Neurology of Acupuncture


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Describe and summarize the mechanisms by which acupuncture exerts effect on pain modulation and musculoskeletal function
    • Describe joint and muscle mechanoreceptor anatomy and physiology and how they relate to acupuncture
    • Define and discuss the ascending and descending neurological pathways affected by acupuncture
    • Outline the importance of cortical representation and the sensory/motor homunculus and relate them to acupuncture points with examples
    • Demonstrate the importance of the cerebellum and its role in acupuncture treatment of musculoskeletal disorders

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    2019003716
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 208

    Needle Manipulation Technique


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify the layers of integument that you are piercing while doing acupuncture
    • Compare and contrast the physiological consequences of superficial, medium and deep needling
    • Differentiate which depth of needling is appropriate for the desired effect
    • Describe the neurological pathways involved with acupuncture needling
    • Explain the significance of needle retention time

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    2019003717
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 209

    Points and Acupuncture Points You Should Know


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify common acupuncture point classification groups
    • Compare the use of different point categories in clinical practice
    • Describe the point location for points within commonly used groups
    • Explain the local anatomy and neurology involved with key points
    • Outline indications for use of some points and point categories

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    2019003718
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 210

    The San Jiao: A Closer Look


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Describe the history of the San Jiao
    • Associate the San Jiao to Vagal Nerve function
    • Breakdown each of the 3 “burners” into their component parts
    • Review the salient points on the San Jiao Meridian
    • Summarize the function and indications of the Shu Points and apply that to the San Jiao channel

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    2019003719
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 211

    Qi and The Pertinent Pericardium


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Examine the origin of the Qi symbol
    • Define Qi Identify and describe the types of Qi
    • Explain Qi as it relates to triple warmer metabolism
    • Describe and compare the types of Qi pathology
    • Review the pertinent points on the Pericardium channel
    • Explain how the neurological development of the brachial plexus relates to the pericardium meridian function
    • Demonstrate the local anatomy of the pericardium channel in the upper extremity

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    2019003720
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 212

    The 8 Extra Vessels and Extraordinary Meridians


    1.0

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    • Describe the origins of the 8 extra vessels and review Chinese embryology
    • Review the locations and functions associated with each of the 8 extra vessels and extraordinary meridians
    • Discuss the meaning of moving Qi between the kidneys, Ming Men, Dan Tien, Ching Mai, Ren Mai, Du Mai, Dai Mai, Yin Qiao Mai, Yin Wei Mai, Yang Qiao Mai and Yan Wei Mai

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    2020003925
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 213

    Triple Warmer Metabolism and the Vital Substances


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Describe the functions of the 3 warmers/burners
    • Apply the influential points for each burner/warmer
    • Discuss the different types of Qi
    • Summarize the formation of Qi, Jing, Shen, blood and pure fluids, according to Chinese medicine

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    2020003926
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 214

    Ren Mai, Du Mai, Liver 14 and Pulse Diagnosis


    2.0

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    • Discuss the Ren Mai’s overall function
    • Introduce a selection of clinically useful points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel) meridian
    • Discuss the Du Mai’s overall function
    • Introduce a selection of clinically useful points on the Du Mai (Governing Vessel) meridian
    • Explore the anatomy and indications surrounding LV14

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    2020003927
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 221
    Acupuncture and Pain and Extremities & Migraine

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    Hour 1
    • Evaluate existing evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture in influencing the functional connectivity of the central nervous system in patients with musculoskeletal pain
    • Critically evaluate the current evidence for acupuncture as a treatment for acute low back pain
    • Determine the effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic pain conditions
    • Summarize the most current scientific evidence on the effectiveness of acupuncture on acute, subacute and chronic neck pain
    Hour 2
    • Assess the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture therapies for the management of upper and lower extremity musculoskeletal disorders
    • Compare differences in brain activation patterns in migraine patients before and after long-term treatment with real or sham acupuncture
    • Determine if true acupuncture is more effective than sham acupuncture for prevention of migraine attacks
    • Establish the time course of acupuncture effects in those with chronic pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    2020003934
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    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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    2019000995
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 441

    Acupuncture Techniques I: Introduction and CNT: In-depth Course in Clean Needle Technique and Handling


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify the various types of acupuncture needles
    • List the main formats for administering moxibustion
    • Set up and maintain a clean field
    • Recognize and take steps to avoid the main risks to acupuncture providers
    • Recognize and take steps to avoid the main risks to acupuncture patients

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019000996
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 442

    Acupuncture Techniques II: Needles and Needling: Foundational Information on Acupuncture Needle Types, Sizes, and Insertion Techniques


    1.0

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    • Identify the various sizes of acupuncture needles
    • Describe needle techniques to tonify and sedate acupuncture points
    • Demonstrate the common needle insertion angles
    • Compare and contrast the size of acupuncture needles with other common needles
    • Infer safe and appropriate needle depths for many common acupuncture points

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019000997
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 443

    Acupuncture Techniques III: Moxa and Moxibustion: Heat Therapy Using Traditional Herbal Methods


    1.0

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    • Identify the various grades of moxa
    • Describe various methods for applying indirect moxa
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering indirect moxa
    • Compare and contrast direct and indirect moxibustion
    • Determine appropriate methods for administering moxibustion in specific clinical

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019000998
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 444

    Acupuncture Techniques IV: Electro-Acupuncture: Microcurrent Stimulation of Acupuncture Needles


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify conditions which are amenable to treatment with electro-acupuncture
    • Distinguish between invasive and non-invasive electro-acupuncture devices and administrative practices.
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering electro-acupuncture
    • Compare and contrast milliamp stimulation with microamp stimulation
    • Determine appropriate frequency and intensity settings for administering electro-acupuncture, based on clinical findings

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019000999
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 445

    Acupuncture Techniques V: Cupping and Gua Sha: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation Using Traditional Tools and Methods


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify conditions which are amenable to treatment with cupping and gua sha
    • Identify various types of cups and gua sha instruments
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering gua sha
    • Describe post-treatment recommendations and procedures for gua sha & cupping
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering cupping with both fire silicone cups

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019001000
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 446

    Acupuncture Techniques VI: Laser and TDP: Treating With Far-Infared Heat and Cold Laser


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify conditions which are amenable to treatment with Laser and TDP Lamp.
    • Identify various types and wavelengths of lasers employed in acupuncture
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering laser acupuncture
    • Describe the physical mechanisms associated with photobiology
    • Demonstrate safe procedures for administering TDP Lamp

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019001001
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 447

    Acupuncture for the Treatment of Pain I - Introduction to Pain Management with Classical Chinese Techniques


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Differentiate most painful conditions according to TCM theory
    • Compare and contrast pain associated with Cold, Heat, Damp, Qi, & Blood Stagnation
    • Assess local, distal and adjacent points for the treatment of pain
    • Select appropriate modalities for various painful conditions
    • Formulate meridian based treatment strategies for many painful conditions

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019001002
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 448

    Acupuncture Treatment of Pain II - Points, Meridians, and Techniques for the Treatment of Pain


    1.0

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    • Identify many primary points for the treatment of pain
    • Describe the relationships of the individual meridians within yangming, shaoyang, and taiyang classifications
    • Formulate treatment strategies based on the 6 Divisions
    • Compare and contrast yangming, shaoyang, and taiyang areas of influence
    • Choose appropriate techniques for treating trigger points

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019001003
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 449

    Acupuncture Treatment of Pain III - Sinew Meridians and Zonal Treatment for Pain: Specific techniques for treating pain using the Anterior, Lateral and Posterior Zones


    1.0

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    • Describe the special pathways of the sinew meridians relevant to the treatment of pain
    • Identify Jing points for the treatment of pain according to main and sinew meridian pathways
    • List the points used to activate the anterior, posterior, lateral and medial  treatment zones
    • Compare and contrast posterior, lateral and medial zones as they relate to acupuncture treatment
    • Describe the procedure using zonal treatment for treating pain

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019001004
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 450

    Acupuncture Treatment of Pain IV - Treating Pain in the Head, Neck, Trunk and Upper Extremity: Specific Techniques for Treating Pain in the Upper Body


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify the most common painful disorders of the head and neck that can be treated effectively with acupuncture
    • Choose effective points for treating many painful disorders of the head and neck
    • Identify the most common painful disorders of the upper extremity and trunk that can be treated effectively with acupuncture
    • Choose effective points for treating many painful disorders of the upper extremity and trunk
    • Determine appropriate treatment modalities for common painful conditions of the upper body

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019001005
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Acupuncture 451

    Acupuncture Treatment of Pain V - Treating Pain in the Back and Lower Extremity: Specific Techniques for Treating Pain in the Lower Body


    1.0

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    • Identify the most common painful disorders of the back and lower extremity that can be treated effectively with acupuncture
    • Choose effective points for treating many painful disorders of the back and lower extremity
    • Compare and contrast the Bladder and Gall Bladder Meridians an their influences on the lower back
    • Compare and contrast the zones and meridians associated with the back and leg
    • Choose appropriate treatment modalities for painful conditions of the back and leg

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    2019001006
    Formal: Meridian RX/Acupressure
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    AIDS 109

    AIDS: Clinical Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Assess the historical characteristics and epidemiology of HIV/AIDS
    • Describe how HIV is spread and how it may be prevented
    • Summarize the pathophysiology of HIV infection and AIDS
    • Outline the natural history, diagnosis, and stages of HIV infection
    • Illustrate the current treatment strategies for HIV infection and discuss common opportunistic infections associated with HIV


    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    2019001791
    Formal: HIV
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    AIDS 110

    HIV and Nutrition


    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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    • Explain the difference between HIV infection and AIDS
    • Outline the methods of transmission of HIV
    • Explain why early treatment of HIV infection is advantageous
    • Discuss the basic factors in treatment
    • Assess the individual HIV-AIDS patient for nutritional needs
    • Explain the basic nutritional guidelines for the HIV infected patient.
    • Discuss the classification of nutrients and their sources
    • List some tools that may be used to do a nutritional analysis.
    • Recognize AIDS nutritional deficient syndromes and other co morbidities
    • Suggest some food plans/food treatments for nutritional deficiencies caused by the HIV infection or other opportunistic infections.
    • Discuss  the steps to good nutritional counseling
    • Discuss some nutritional problems that may face the HIV patient and list some remedies for these issues.


    Virginia Norris-Schafer, DC, MD

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    2019001792
    Formal: HIV
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

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

    8.0

    $199.00 USD

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    Musculoskeletal

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

    Nutrition

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

    Dehydration

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

    Concussion

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

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

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    2019001053 2 hrs Formal: Physical Dx
    2019001054 3.5 hours Nutrition
    2019001055 2.5 hours Physical Dx
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Boundary Training 120
    Boundaries for Health Care Providers - Part 1

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Identify the purpose of professional boundaries
    • Differentiate between boundary violations and boundary crossings
    • Identify the various factors related to dual relationships
    • Identify issues related to bartering, gifts and boundaries

    Kathleen Boland, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

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    2020001918
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Boundary Training 121
    Boundaries for Health Care Providers - Part 2

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Recognize the challenges of social networking and boundaries
    • Evaluate issues specific to boundaries
    • Clarify guidelines for maintaining professional boundaries
    • Reflect on the maintenance of professional boundaries

    Kathleen Boland, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

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    2020001919
    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Breathing Essentials 201

    Mechanics of the Region: Biomechanics of the Cervical, Thoracic/Thorax and Shoulder Girdle


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Describe the biomechanics of rotation of a thoracic ring at the levels T1-T7.
    • Describe the biomechanics of the Cervical spine, Thoracic spine, ribs, clavicle and manubrium with elevation of the right or left shoulder.
    • Describe the biomechanics of flexion and extension at the Costotransverse joint at T9.
    • Describe the differences in motion of the mobile segments between T3 -T7 with side flexion occurring first in the Thoracic spine.


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

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    2019003721
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    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Breathing Essentials 202

    Function of Respiration


    2.0

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    • Describe the physiology of breathing and how altered pH can affect the body.
    • Describe two functions of the diaphragm.
    • Identify limited chest expansion and Bradcliff angles and ski jumps
    • Identify limited lateral costal breathing and how to facilitate normal lateral costal breathing


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

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    2019003722
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    Breathing Essentials 203

    Altered Breathing Patterns and Their Consequences


    2.0

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    • Describe how altered breathing patterns can alter pH and how this can affect the body.
    • Describe the autonomic nervous system and function.
    • Name three physiological consequences of respiratory alkalosis.
    • Describe suboptimal breathing patterns and their effect on the cervical spine and chronic pain.


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

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    2019003723
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    Breathing Essentials 204

    Sleep Apnea


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    • Name and describe the different types of sleep apnea.
    • Describe the three levels of Apnea-hypopnea index AHI.
    • List five symptoms of sleep apnea.
    • List two treatments for sleep apnea.


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

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    2019003724
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    Breathing Essentials 205

    Athletic Performance


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    • Describe the physiological response of aerobic exercise on the respiratory system.
    • Describe the effect of running on the viscera and the diaphragm.
    • Describe the response to inspiratory muscle fatigue on the body.
    • List one device than may increase endurance of the respiratory muscles.


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

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    2019003725
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    Breathing Essentials 206

    Diaphragm in Critical Care


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    • Describe the anatomical structure of the diaphragm including innervation and blood supply.
    • List four causes that may damage the innervation to the diaphragm and effect normal function.
    • Describe the factors involved in Intensive Care Unit Acquired Weakness.
    • Be able to describe the pros and cons of early mobilization in the ICU.


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

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    2019003726
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    Breathing Essentials 207

    Breathing Retraining Theories


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    • List two theories of breathing retraining methods.
    • Describe the theory of Resonant Frequency Breathing.
    • Describe the theory and design of Kolar’s Neurodynamic Muscular Stabilization program.
    • Describe the concept of Linda Joy Lee’s Thoracic Ring Approach.


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

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    2019003727
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    Core Stability 201

    Foundation Form and Function


    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1 and 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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


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

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    2019003728
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    Diagnostic Imaging 201
    The Basics of Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

    1.0

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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. 

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    2019003729
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    Diagnostic Imaging 202
    The Basics of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound of the Shoulder

    1.0

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    • 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 

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    2019003730
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    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Documentation 179

    Documentation Nuances for All Interested Parties


    1.0

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    • Awareness of the value of orderly documentation to you and others
    • Ability to duplicate key documentation components that auditors and reviewers expect
    • Steps necessary to address how poor documentation can turn a simple record review into a full audit
    • Ability to identify commonly missed links connecting documentation to treatment

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    2019002239
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    Documentation 180

    Evaluation and Management Documentation Guidelines Made Simple Part 1


    1.0

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    • Recognize and apply E/M documentation requirements for history and consultation
    • Properly execute the four sub-components of history to be documented for new and established patient documentation
    • Properly execute the appropriate documentation for chiropractic examination components necessary to meet E/M documentation requirements
    • Reproduce quality documentation components within history and examination for new and established patients
    • Distinguish necessary elements of E/M documentation guidelines necessary for various levels of coding

    In Florida - these count towards General Hours

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    2019002240
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    Documentation 181

    Evaluation and Management Documentation Guidelines Made Simple Part 2


    1.0

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    • Recognize and apply E/M documentation requirements for medical decision making, to include levels of risk, problem points, and data points.
    • Calculate the appropriate levels of medical decision making based on complexity tables
    • Properly execute the appropriate documentation medical decision-making components necessary to meet E/M documentation requirements
    • Reproduce quality documentation elements necessary in new and established patient documentation
    • Compute, using appropriate algorithms, the levels of E/M coding based on documentation

    In Florida - these count towards General Hours

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    2019002241
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    Documentation 182
    The 5 Documentation Mistakes You're Probably Making

    1.0

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    • Differentiate and document for the difference between medical necessity and clinical appropriateness
    • Execute a complete and compliant treatment plan that includes all required elements
    • Properly record the elements necessary to justify the full-spine adjustment
    • Command the mechanics of properly documenting clinical rationale for ordered diagnostics and treatment
    • Ensure the inclusion of diagnostic assessment and doctor’s rationale in routine daily visit notes

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    2019002242
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    Documentation 183
    The Established Patient Evaluation - Who, What, When and How

    1.0

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    • Evaluate the necessary elements to properly document established patient re-evaluations of all types
    • Deliver appropriate evaluation and management services to justify continued care, assess progress, and discharge from this active care when the time is right
    • Report the necessary components of documenting the transitional diagnosis and treatment plan after a periodic re-evaluation
    • Complete the fundamentals of documenting the assessment of change since the last evaluation as it applies to federal regulations in Medicare

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    2019003934
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    Formal: Record Keeping
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Documentation 184
    Minimize Medicare Risk for Peace of Mind

    1.0

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    • Recognize the mandatory enrollment guidelines for chiropractors and apply the rules to daily practice
    • Distinguish between active and maintenance care and employ proper procedure to administrate both types of care
    • Complete and document required elements of documentation of active treatment
    • Prepare patients to best differentiate care that Medicare considers medically necessary from care that the patient is expected to pay for
    • Apply the Medicare standard of financial transactions with patients in order to stay within the Federal collection guidelines

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    2019003935
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    Documentation 185
    Managing Risk through Compliant Documentation and Coding

    1.0

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    • Discover how proper documentation impacts the revenue cycle and profitability of your office
    • Distinguish between Medically Necessary and Clinically Appropriate Care
    • Demonstrate how your office compliance program either leaves you vulnerable or reduces your risk
    • Develop understanding of compliant fee systems
    • Evaluate federal guidelines regarding discounting and/or hardship

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    2019003936
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    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Documentation 188
    Documentation and Coding of Exercise Services

    1.0

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    • Cite the difference between Therapeutic Exercise and Therapeutic Activities
    • Properly document all aspects required when utilizing timed therapy services
    • Assimilate payer policy details to ensure proper code utilization
    • Discuss common errors when documenting and billing exercise therapy services

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    2019003939
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    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Ethics 101

    Ethical Communications


    2.0

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    • 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
    • Discover how to become a skilled helper by studying the tools of communication
    • Apply listening skills to the provider's repertoire
    • Demonstrate the importance of the impact of nonverbal communication on the caregiver/client relationship
    • Develop, analyze and apply the verbal and nonverbal skills that will help to gather information and support the patient effectively
    • Write an Ethical Communication Protocol (EPC) for your practice


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    2019002236
    Formal: Ethical Practices
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Ethics 102

    The Ethics Of The Doctor/Patient Connection - Getting it Right!


    2.0

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    • Determine how critical it is for us to take excellent are of ourselves
    • Indicate the ways in which we can stay healthy physically, mentally and emotionally
    • Examine the impact of stress on providers
    • Recognize the issue of burnout
    • Demonstrate the fiduciary duty that providers have

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    2019002237
    Formal: Ethical Practices
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Ethics 103
    Avoiding Inappropriate Contact with Patients

    1.0

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    • Differentiate between assault and battery
    • Outline various kinds of legal problems that may result from sexual impropriety claims
    • Identify and describe distinctions between innocent flirtatious behavior and sexual misconduct
    • Evaluate possible defenses to sexual misconduct Disciplinary complaints
    • Discuss the applicability of the transference phenomenon to Doctors of Chiropractic

    Jacob Ladenheim, JD

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    2019002238
    Formal: Ethical Practices
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    FAA BasicMed Physician Training
    2.0

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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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    2019002036
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    Functional Medicine 201
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What Are the Connections and Do They Matter? Part 1

    1.0

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    • Appreciate the current epidemiologic trends in autoimmune incidence, morbidity and mortality in the Western industrialized countries versus the under-developed world.
    • Acknowledge the importance placed in human biology on mucosal immunity and the massive amount of immune tissue and functional resources dedicated to GI mucosal immune surveillance.
    • Comprehend the linkage and association between autoimmune disease prevalence and factors including the GI microbiota composition, stealth infections, and molecular mimicry.
    • Apply clinical laboratory testing related to autoimmune disease risk assessment and diagnosis, including qPCR molecular-based evaluation of the GI microbiota.

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    2019003731
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    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Functional Medicine 202
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What Are the Connections and Do They Matter? Part 2

    1.0

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    • Identify the differences in methodology and application between quantitative molecular testing (qPCR) versus next-generation sequencing of the GI microbiota in the support of clinical decision making.
    • Synthesize the available evidence-based integrative and complementary therapeutic GI antimicrobial interventions for treating GI dysbiosis, including in subjects with autoimmune disorders.
    • Explore the linkage and association between autoimmune disease prevalence and food immune reactions and sensitivities.
    • Apply the available evidence-based integrative and complementary therapeutic interventions using pro and pre-biotics for improving the GI ecology in subjects with autoimmune disorders.

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    2019003732
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    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Functional Medicine 203
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What Are the Connections and Do They Matter? Part 3

    1.0

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    • Identify the linkage and association between autoimmune disease prevalence and factors including lack of early diverse antigen exposure (i.e., the hygiene hypothesis).
    • Interpret the available predictive autoantibody test options for autoimmune disorders.
    • Learn to determine when to order the available clinical laboratory testing related to autoimmune disease risk assessment, diagnosis, and clinical management, including qPCR molecular-based evaluation of the GI microbiota, various food sensitivity assays, and predictive autoantibody tests.
    • Apply evidence-based integrative and complementary therapeutic interventions for improvement of the GI mucosal health and barrier function (i.e., leaky-gut syndrome) in autoimmune disorders. 

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    2019003733
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    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Functional Medicine 204
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What Are the Connections and Do They Matter? - Case Studies

    1.0

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    • Utilize clinical decision making related to the linkage and association between autoimmune disease prevalence and individual factors, including the GI microbiota composition, food immune reactions, stealth infections, molecular mimicry, and lack of early diverse antigen exposure, in practical clinical cases.
    • Interpret the available clinical laboratory testing related to autoimmune disease risk assessment, diagnosis, and clinical management, including qPCR molecular-based evaluation of the GI microbiota and predictive autoantibody tests in specific practical clinical case scenarios.
    • Apply the available evidence-based integrative and complementary therapeutic interventions for autoimmune disorders in specific practical clinical case scenarios.
    • Refer to other medical specialists and collaborative care opportunities in complex autoimmune disease clinical case scenarios.

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    2019003734
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    Got Documentation 201
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Discuss ethical standards of insurance reporting and coding
    • Define the Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR)
    • Describe the P.A.R.T. format of documentation
    • Define the P of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Define the A of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Demonstrate the POMR and the P and A of P.A.R.T. formats for the initial patient encounter
    • Describe the concept of outcome assessments in clinical practice
    • Distinguish between subjective and objective outcome assessments Illustrate methods of proving medical necessity
    • Develop a strategy to justify treatment

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    2020003426
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    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    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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    2020003430
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    Got Documentation 202
    3.0

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    • Define the R of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Illustrate the different methods of evaluating spinal range of motion
    • Define the T of P.A.R.T. from Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services
    • Describe the timing of the first re-exam
    • Demonstrate proper coding for range of motion measurements
    • Illustrate different outcome assessments for the T of P.A.R.T
    • Demonstrate the POMR and P.A.R.T. formats for the initial patient encounter
    • Integrate the POMR and P.A.R.T. formats for subsequent patient encounters
    • Define proper Assessments
    • Illustrate the two types of Plan
    • Demonstrate proper documentation for timed codes
    • Define the short, moderate and long-term diagnoses for Medicare

    Recommend to take course 201 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    2020003427
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    Got Documentation 203
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Illustrate the legal definition of medical necessity
    • Describe the red flags of a record review
    • Demonstrate the determination of causation for a motor vehicle collision
    • Discuss the different mechanisms of injury for motor vehicle collisions
    • Demonstrate the key value drivers of Colossus
    • Discuss the difference between impairment and disability
    • Illustrate the determination of the end of justifiable treatment
    • Define the main components of an impairment evaluation
    • Illustrate Duties Under Duress and Loss of Enjoyment

    Recommend to take courses 201 and 202 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    2020003428
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    Got Documentation 204
    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Illustrate the important diagnoses for personal injury cases
    • Define the 5 Colossus prognoses
    • Demonstrate the 5 grades of injury severity for the Croft Guidelines for the Treatment of CAD Injuries
    • Illustrate the Croft Treatment Guidelines
    • Discuss the complicating factors for the Croft Guidelines
    • Define the critical points for documentation of personal injury cases
    • Discuss the concepts that personal injury attorneys look for in our documentation

    Recommend to take courses 201, 202 and 203 prior to this course.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    2020003429
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    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    IASTM 201 - 203

    Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations to the Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity and the Spine


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    Hour 1

    • List 3 factors which impact the mechanical properties of fascia
    • Recall 3 important functions of fascia
    • Cite 3 negative biological effects of fibrosis
    • Describe 3 proposed neurophysiological effects of IASTM
    • Itemize three biological effects of IASTM

    Hour 2

    • Cite 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
    • Provide 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
    • Enumerate 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
    • when using IASTM for musculoskeletal disorders.
    • List 2 features of IASTM tools and the effect that these features have on the treatment effect (tissue penetration)
    • Summarize 5 IASTM basic stroke techniques
    • Apply IASTM techniques for over 30 common upper quarter musculoskeletal conditions

    Hour 3

    • Outline 3 general purposes for using instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilizations (IASTM) for lower quarter musculoskeletal disorders.
    • Recall 3 clinical indications for using IASTM to the hip
    • State 3 clinical indications for providing IASTM to the lumbar spine
    • Present 3 clinical indications for using IASTM for knee-related musculoskeletal disorders
    • Itemize 3 clinical conditions of the lower leg and foot for which IASTM would be appropriate

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    2019003735
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Infectious Disease 101
    Evidence Based Decontamination for Manual Providers

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Define the terminology of decontamination, disinfection and sterilization in a clinical setting.
    • Explain the basis of universal precautions and its implementation
    • Discuss the latest research and evidence for risk of treatment table contamination in chiropractic and manual therapy offices.
    • Learn the recommended evidence based disinfection methods of clinician hands, tables and equipment for manual providers.
    • Identify the Spaulding Classification System for disinfection and sterilization of patient care items and equipment.


    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    2019001793
    Formal: HIV
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Laser 201
    Revolutionary Wellness - An Integrative Approach to Health

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

  • Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    20200002644
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    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

    8.0

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

    Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    20200002645
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    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

    8.0

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

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    Jerome Rerucha DC, CSCS, CHPS

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    20200002646
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    Laser 204
    Energize Your Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice using Non-Thermal and Clinical Nutrition

    6.0

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

    Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN

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    20200002647
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    Laser 205
    Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

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

    Marc Funderlich Jr, BPS, DC, CCS

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    20200002648
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    Laser 206
    Dealing with Americas Health Epidemic from a Neurological Point of View

    6.0

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

    Trevor Berry, DC, DACNB

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    20200002649
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    Laser 207
    Get Back in the Game Body Recalibration through Laser Therapy

    6.0

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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    20200002650
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    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Laser 208
    The Scientific Underpinning of Non-Thermal Low-Level Lasers

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

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

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    20200002787
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    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

    6.0

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

    Andre J Camelli, DC

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    20200002897
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    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

    6.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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    20200002898
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    Laser 211
    Get Back in the Game Body Recalibration through Laser Therapy Part 2

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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    20200002899
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    Management of Common Conditions 219

    Evaluation and Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis


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    • Recall the clinical definition of adhesive capsulitis, based on shoulder range of motion measurements.
    • List 5 risk factors for adhesive capsulitis.
    • Enumerate the 4 pathophysiological stages of adhesive capsulitis.
    • List and define the 3 sub-components of the tissue-response classification system for adhesive capsulitis.
    • Provide 2 clinical findings for each of the 3 sub-components of the tissue-response classification system for adhesive capsulitis.
    • State 3 treatment guidelines for each of the 3 sub-components of the tissue-response classification system for adhesive capsulitis.
    • Summarize the grades of evidence for common physical therapy interventions (i.e. therapeutic exercise, joint mobilizations, modalities and patient education) for adhesive capsulitis

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    2019001794
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    Management of Common Conditions 220

    Pelvic Crossed Syndrome


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    • Discuss the specific pattern of contracted and weak muscles found with Pelvic Crossed Syndrome.
    • Discern the effects on the spine and pelvis from the spastic and weak muscle pattern.
    • Apply modalities and manual methods to treat weak and contracted muscles.
    • Rehabilitate weak and atrophied muscles using stretching and exercise.
    • Determine spinal and pelvic effects of the abnormal muscular patterns found with Pelvic Crossed Syndrome and apply treatment protocol.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019001795
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    Management of Common Conditions 224

    Identification and Treatment of Scoliosis


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    • Discuss the histological features of Scoliosis
    • Discern Structural vs. Functional Scoliosis and their primary causes
    • Coordinate treatment protocols to cervical, thoracic and lumbopelvic spine, rib cage and scapula for Scoliosis curvature
    • Utilize modalities and soft tissue treatment methods to address functional changes resulting in a Scoliosis curvature
    • Advise the Scoliosis patient in effective methods of stretching and exercise

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019001796
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    Management of Common Conditions 226
    Soft Tissue Treatment Adhesive Capsulitis

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    • Discuss the specific pattern of fibrosis development around and within the glenohumeral joint found with Adhesive Capsulitis.
    • Discern the effects of the fibrosis and adhesions on the glenohumeral joint and associated soft tissues.
    • Understand the rules of treatment specific to Adhesive Capsulitis.
    • Apply modalities and manual methods to treat fibrosis and adhesions in the soft tissue structures around and within the glenohumeral joint as well as associated contracted muscle tissue.
    • Rehabilitate weak and atrophied muscles using stretching, exercise and modalities.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019003736
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
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    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Management of Common Conditions 227
    Evaluation and Treatment of Non-Surgical SLAP Lesions

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    • Describe the relationship among SLAP tears, posterior shoulder tightness and scapula dyskinesis  
    • Explain how to perform the modified dynamic labral shear test and summarize the clinical usefulness of this test
    • Cite the clinical prediction rule (CPR) for favorable outcome in patients undergoing conservative management for SLAP lesions
    • Paraphrase the efficacy of conservative treatment for patients with SLAP disorders.
    • List one indication for performing an anterior to posterior mobilization of the humerus on the glenoid (posterior shoulder mobilization) 
    • Identify one appropriate intervention (specific manual technique or exercise) for phase I, phase II and phase III   SLAP rehabilitation program.

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    2019003737
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
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    Management of Common Conditions 228
    Evaluation and Treatment of Shoulder Instability: Non-Surgical and Surgical Conditions

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    • Describe the relationship among shoulder micro-instability, scapula dyskinesis and hyperlaxity  
    • Explain how to perform the surprise test and summarize the clinical usefulness of this test
    • Paraphrase the efficacy of conservative treatment for patients with atraumatic shoulder instability.
    • Contrast the difference between a capsule reconstruction/ shift and a capsular repair.
    • Cite 2 major precautions, and corresponding time frames following an anterior capsule reconstruction or repair (during the first 12 weeks)
    • Identify one appropriate intervention (exercise) for phase I, phase II and phase III   post- rehabilitation program following capsular shift / reconstruction or repair

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    2019003738
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
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    Management of Common Conditions 229
    Neck Pain & Whiplash

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    • Compare active cervical range of motion in patients with neck pain to those with whiplash or no neck pain
    • Critically appraise and synthesize recommendations of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for the management of common conditions related to traffic collisions
    • Investigated the possibility of posttraumatic cervical artery dissections (including those involving the vertebral artery) in patients who have sustained a whiplash injury in a motor vehicle collision
    • Update findings from the Neck Pain Task Force regarding the effectiveness of manual therapies, passive physical modalities, and acupuncture for the management of whiplash and neck pain
    • Determine which treatments or combinations of treatments are most effective for the management of neck pain- (NAD) and whiplash-associated disorders (WAD)

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    2019003739
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
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    Management of Common Conditions 230
    Soft Tissue Treatment - Iliotibial Band Syndrome at the Hip

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    • Discuss the specific pattern of fibrosis development around and within the iliotibial band found with Iliotibial Band Syndrome at the Hip.
    • Discern the effects of the fibrosis and adhesions on the iliotibial band, associated soft tissues and the functional biomechanics of the region.
    • Understand the rules of treatment specific to Iliotibial Band Syndrome at the Hip.
    • Apply modalities and manual methods to treat fibrosis and adhesions in the soft tissue structures around and within the iliofemoral joint as well as associated contracted muscle tissue.
    • Rehabilitate weak and atrophied muscles using stretching, exercise and modalities.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019003740
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
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    Neurology 205 c112

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 112


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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting with an acute onset of headache and facial paralysis
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with an acute onset of headache and facial paralysis
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient with an acute onset of headache and facial paralysis
    • Differentially diagnose patients with acute onset of headache and facial paralysis

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2019001014
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c113

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 113


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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting with an acute onset of post traumatic headache
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with an acute onset of post traumatic headache
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient with an acute onset of post traumatic headache
    • Differentially diagnose patients with acute onset of post traumatic headache

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

    2019001015
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c114

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 114


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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting with an acute onset of post traumatic neck pain and unusual “burping” upon neck manipulation
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with an acute onset of post traumatic neck pain and unusual “burping” upon neck manipulation
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient with an acute onset of post traumatic neck pain and unusual “burping” upon neck manipulation
    • Differentially diagnose patients with acute onset of post traumatic neck pain and unusual “burping” upon neck manipulation

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

    2019001016
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c115

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 115


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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting with a shoulder complaint
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with a shoulder complaint
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient with a shoulder complaint
    • Differentially diagnose patients with a shoulder complaint

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

    2019001017
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c116

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 116


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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting with a sudden onset of dizziness, sensory complaints and ataxia
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with a sudden onset of dizziness, sensory complaints and ataxia
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient with a sudden onset of dizziness, sensory complaints and ataxia
    • Differentially diagnose patients with a sudden onset of dizziness, sensory complaints and ataxia

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    2019001018
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c117

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 117


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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting with shoulder and arm pain.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with shoulder and arm pain.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings in a patient with shoulder and arm pain.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient with shoulder and arm pain.
    • Differentially diagnose patients with shoulder and arm pain.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Diplomate Level;

    2019001019
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c118

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 118


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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting with a brachial plexus injury, severe arm pain and a “flail” upper extremity.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with a brachial plexus injury, severe arm pain and a “flail” upper extremity.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings in a patient with a brachial plexus injury, severe arm pain and a “flail” upper extremity.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient with a brachial plexus injury, severe arm pain and a “flail” upper extremity.
    • Differentially diagnose patients with a brachial plexus injury, severe arm pain and a “flail” upper extremity.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2019001020
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c119

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 119


    2.0

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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting with a tremor of the left upper extremity.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with a tremor of the left upper extremity.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings in a patient with a tremor of the left upper extremity.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient with a brachial plexus injury, severe arm pain and a tremor of the left upper extremity.
    • Differentially diagnose patients with a tremor of the left upper extremity.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2019001021
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c120

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 120


    2.0

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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting with chronic spasm of the muscles of the lower face and tongue.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with a oromandibular dystonia.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings in a patient with oromandibular dystonia.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient oromandibular dystonia.
    • Differentially diagnose patients with oromandibular dystonia.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2019001022
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c121

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 121


    2.0

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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting following treatment for a malignant nerve sheath tumor involving the L4 nerve root.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with a malignant nerve sheath tumor involving the L4 nerve root.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings in a patient with a malignant nerve sheath tumor involving the L4 nerve root.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient with a malignant nerve sheath tumor involving the L4 nerve root.
    • Consider the differential diagnosis of patients with a malignant nerve sheath tumor involving the L4 nerve root.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2019001023
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c122

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 122


    1.0

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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed real doctor/patient encounter of a patient presenting carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and chronic neck pain.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and chronic neck pain.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings in a patient with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and chronic neck pain.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of a patient with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and chronic neck pain.
    • Consider the differential diagnosis of patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and chronic neck pain.
    • Comprehend the principle of ongoing, medically necessary chiropractic treatment of a patient with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and chronic neck pain.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2019001024
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c123-125

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 123-125


    2.0

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    • Evaluate two unrehearsed, real doctor/patient encounter; the first of a patient presenting with simultaneous radiculopathy, polyneuropathy and mononeuropathy and the second of a patient presenting with migraine headache and related trigeminal neuralgia.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of patient’s presenting with radiculopathy, polyneuropathy and mononeuropathy, migraine headache and trigeminal neuralgia.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings of patient’s presenting with radiculopathy, polyneuropathy and mononeuropathy, migraine headache and trigeminal neuralgia.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of patient’s presenting with radiculopathy, polyneuropathy and mononeuropathy, migraine headache and trigeminal neuralgia.
    • Consider the differential diagnoses of patient’s presenting with radiculopathy, polyneuropathy and mononeuropathy, migraine headache and trigeminal neuralgia.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2019001011
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c126

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 126


    2.0

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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed, real doctor/patient encounter involving an elderly women presenting with a sudden onset of lower extremity paralysis.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of a patient presenting with a sudden onset of lower extremity paralysis.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings of patient’s presenting with a sudden onset of lower extremity paralysis.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of patient’s presenting with a sudden onset of lower extremity paralysis.
    • Consider the differential diagnoses of presenting with a sudden onset of lower extremity paralysis.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2019001012
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Neurology 205 c128-130

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 128 - 130


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Evaluate two unrehearsed, real doctor/patient encounters; the first case is that of an adult male patient with multiple sclerosis.  The second case is that of an adult male with cerebral palsy.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing an examination of patient’s presenting with multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings of patient’s presenting with multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of patient’s presenting multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy.
    • Consider the differential diagnoses of patient’s presenting with multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

    AudioVisual Course
    Case Studies
    Diplomate Level;

    2019001013
    Formal: Case Studies in Chiro
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 141

    Nutrition and Fitness Assessment, Body Fat, BMI and Fitness Tests


    1.0

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    • Differentiate various nutrition assessment techniques.
    • Determine which body fat/composition technique is most appropriate for the individual.
    • Calculate essential measurements for weight loss patients.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    2019001026
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 142
    Chronic Pain, Intermittent Fasting, Low Back Pain and Exercise Considerations

    1.0

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    • Examine the effects of various foods on immune cells and chronic pain
    • Summarize the best available human evidence on intermittent fasting and its proposed health benefits
    • Determine, clinically and biologically, whether glucosamine supplementation can help with low back pain, intervertebral and arthritic lumbar spine problems
    • Discuss the nutritional regulation and maximization of muscle protein synthesis when combined with resistance training
    • Investigate increasing energy intake as a potential compensatory response to exercise which may inhibit weight loss

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    2019001027
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 143

    IBS/SIBO


    2.0

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    • Appraise the reviewed research studies for salient elements of bias.
    • Describe the sensitivity and specificity of common food sensitivity tests.
    • Identify the effect of common natural interventions for IBS.
    • Compare results of the low FODMAP diet to conventional dietary approach for IBS.
    • Differentiate between clinical and statistical significance in natural medicine interventions for IBS
    • Grade the magnitude of effect size for natural medicine interventions.
    • Interpret the effect size of an intervention as it relates to the numbers needed to treat for benefit.
    • Identify the risk of bias level for studies included in a systematic review on yoga for IBS.

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    2019001028
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 144

    Clinical Considerations to Measure and Enhance the Aging Process: Telomeres, Inflamm-aging, and Natural Strategies


    1.0

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    • Understand current theories, physiology, and statistics associated with aging
    • Identify predisposing lifestyle factors that can cause poor or early aging
    • Utilize the gold standard biomarker to assess aging (in addition to other related options)
    • Assess which natural anti-aging strategies may be effective for your patients
    • Apply new ideas and strategies in contemporary anti-aging science

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    2019001029
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 145

    Nutritional Health for Chronic Diseases


    3.0

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    • 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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    2019001030
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 146

    Basic Clinical Concepts of Nutrition Therapy


    1.0

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    • Investigate the importance of nutrient deficiencies
    • Review the role of essential nutrients in human health
    • Analyze the interaction between nutrients and various illnesses
    • Ascertain the role herbs have in health and disease
    • Understand drug and nutrient interactions

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    2019001031
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 147

    Basic Nutrition Assessment


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Recognize key nutrition risk factors related to chronic disease
    • Collect anthropometric measurements 
    • Integrate symptom based questionnaires into nutrition assessment
    • Demonstrate a nutrition-focused physical exam
    • Perform and Interpret uses of body composition testing
    • Interpret basic lab markers relative to nutritional status

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    2019001032
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 148

    Sugar Imbalances: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia


    1.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    2019001033
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 149

    Clinical Nutrition - 10 Common Pathologies Patients Present With


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    2019001034
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 153

    Nutrition and the GenitoUrinary System


    1.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    2019001035
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 154

    Nutrition and the Muscular System


    1.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    2019001036
    Formal: Nutrition
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Nutrition 159
    Innate Nutrition for the Practicing Chiropractor

    8.0

    $240.00 USD

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    Hour 1: Evolutionary Biology Influence on Clinical Physiology

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

     Hour 2: Summarize Inflammation in both Pain and Disease

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

    Hour 3: Justification of Sleep Hygiene

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

    Hour 4: Define the Recently Discovered Glymphatic System

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

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

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

    Hour 6: Analyze the Science of a Healthy Diet

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

    Hour 7: Appraise Chiropractic Clinical Practice and Pain Management

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

    Hour 8: Detail the Benefits of Exercise

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

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    20200003235
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    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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    20200002556
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Pain 200 - 201
    13.0

    $234.00 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
    • Demonstrate the inclusion of patient and others, in the education and shared decision-making process for pain care
    • Identify treatment options that can be assessed in a comprehensive pain management plan
    • Explain how health promotion and self-management strategies are important to the management of pain
    • Develop a pain treatment plan based on benefits and risks of available treatments
    • Monitor the effects of pain management approaches to adjust the plan of care as needed
    • Differentiate physical dependence, substance use disorder, misuse, tolerance, addiction, and nonadherence
    • Develop a treatment plan that accounts for the differences between acute pain, acute-on-chronic pain, chronic/persistent pain, and pain at end of life
    • Describe the unique pain assessment and management needs of special populations
    • Explain how to assess and manage pain across settings and transitions of care
    • Describe the role, scope of practice, and contribution of the different professions within a pain management care team
    • Implement an individualized pain management plan that integrates the perspectives of patients, their social support systems, and health care providers in the context of available resources
    • Describe the role of the clinician as an advocate in assisting patients to meet treatment goals

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    20200002556, 20200002557
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

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

    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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

    multiple

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    20200002557
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Pediatrics 118
    Evidence-Based Chiropractic Care for Infants

    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1

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

    Joyce Miller, BSc, DC, DABCO, PhD

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    20200001493
    Formal: Principles, technique and/or adj proc
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 157

    The Heart Exam: Made Simple


    1.0

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    • 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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    2019001807
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 158

    Test for Spinal Dysfunction, Neck Injury and Future Neck Pain, Cervical ROM and Strength


    1.0

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    • Outline tests of high diagnostic utility for spinal disorders
    • Examine the association between work-related neck injury and future neck pain
    • Breakdown the proposed relationship between neck muscle strength, cervical range of motion and neck pain
    • Summarize recent Clinical Practice Guidelines on the chiropractic treatment of adults with neck pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    2019001808
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 159

    Recurrent Ankle Sprain, Plantarfascitis, Foot Orthoses, Ankle Evaluation


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Justify the addition of manipulative therapy to rehabilitation in the management of recurrent ankle sprain with functional instability
    • Compare the effectiveness of plantar fascia-specific stretching to high-load strength training in patients with plantar fasciitis
    • Examine the biomechanical mechanisms that may be involved in the foot-to-low back relationship, and how foot orthoses might be used to manage low back pain
    • Outline the state of current clinical evidence regarding the use of manual therapies in the treatment of lateral ankle sprains
    • Summarize relevant concepts for the diagnosis and management of ankle syndesmosis injuries

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    2019001809
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 160

    DD of Low Back Pain and Prostate Patholgies with Case Studies


    3.0

    $60.00 USD

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    • Differentially diagnose prostate pathologies in individuals who present to your office with musculoskeletal pain,
    • Differentiate various types of common prostate pathologies
    • Expand understanding of prostate pathophysiology, including hormonal and biochemical implications
    • Identify prostate pathology risk factors
    • Identify the common pre-disposing factors for prostate pathologies that can ultimately mimic musculoskeletal complaints
    • Interpret conventional prostate diagnostic procedures and identify protocols to evaluate and monitor prostate health and/or pathology
    • Hone diagnostic skills by reviewing and analyzing patient case studies, inclusive of history, exam findings, lab test results for patients presenting with musculoskeletal complaints that may have underlying prostate pathologies

    Richard Powers, DC

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    2019001810
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Diagnosis 161
    Chiropractic, Orthopedic, and Neurological Examination of the Wrist and Hand for the Busy Clinician

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of a wrist and hand disorder
    • Be able to list appropriate exam procedures for a differential diagnosis of wrist and hand disorders
    • Outline the different elements of a wrist and hand exam
    • Discuss the importance of “red flags” in the exam and evaluation of wrist and hand complaints
    • Be able to summarize additional wrist and hand tests that can be performed and under what conditions to use them

    Marc Lawson, DC

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    2019001811
    Formal: Diff/PDX
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    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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    Interactive Dissection
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    2019001037
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Therapy 102

    Physical Therapy Applications


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    2019001038
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Therapy 103
    Ultrasound: An Underused Modality

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    2019001039
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Therapy 104

    Introduction to Low Level Lasers


    1.0

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


    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    2019001040
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Therapy 105

    Treating Patients with Light Energy, LASERS, LEDs and UV


    3.0

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    2019001041
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Therapy 106

    US, Cryotherapy, E-stim, Phonophoresis and Safety


    1.0

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    2019001042
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Therapy 107

    Elastic Therapeutic Taping


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    2019001043
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Therapy 108

    Patellofemoral Pain and Tendinopathy


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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    2019001044
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Physical Therapy 109

    Low Level Laser Therapy - A Primer for the Clinician.


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

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    2019001045
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Risk 132

    Protect Your Practice with Innovative Risk Management Techniques


    1.0

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    • Analyze charges and documentation on a daily or per visit basis to ensure accuracy and compliance
    • Compile accurate and comprehensive responses to documentation or record requests
    • Recognize and avoid confusing HIPAA privacy issues that can cost you time and money
    • Identify key areas that lack written policies causing increased risk in the practice
    • Evaluate your current written procedures and appraise the need for additional content

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    2019001798
    Formal: Ethical Practice
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
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    Risk 133

    Legal Do's and Don'ts All Chiropractors Should Know


    2.0

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    Hour 1

    • Identify various types of billing irregularities and impact on healthcare expenditures.
    • Distinguish upcoding from bundling within the context of irregular billing schemes.
    • Demonstrate how and when exceeding a state’s scope of practice becomes “the unauthorized practice of medicine.”
    • Explain the restrictions states’ scopes of practice place on healthcare providers’ authority to treat and diagnose patients.
    • Discuss how invoicing unrendered medical services impacts third-party payers.
    • Interpret chiropractic boards’ positions on testimonial advertising and how best to comply.

    Hour 2

    • Identify what constitute a false claim under the False Claims Act.
    • Discriminate a kickback from a self-referral.
    • Trace how anti-kickback legislation arose and examine its prohibitions.
    • Explain the enactment of Stark legislation arising on the heels of anti-kickback bans.
    • Assess providing nutritional counsel within the context of “the practice of medicine.”
    • Evaluate identity theft and its impact on patients, providers and the cost of healthcare.
    • Discriminate between illegal copayment waivers from proper hardship waivers.
    • Discuss court cases instancing successful prosecution of healthcare fraud.

    Peter Van Tyle, Esq

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    2019001799
    Formal: Ethical Practice
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Risk 134

    Risk Management - Social Media and Cloud Computing


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    • Understand what social media really is and what it means to your practice
    • Identify the benefits and the risks of social media
    • Find out what state boards and other governing entities have to say about social media being used in healthcare facilities
    • Recognize the boundaries of social media in healthcare
    • Learn how to implement an effective and appropriate social media policy to protect the provider, the employees and the patients
    • Improve your understanding of the “cloud” along with the benefits and risks of cloud computing
    • Apply your knowledge of the cloud as you make decisions and policies for your practice and all content stored or placed onto the cloud

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    2019001800
    Formal: Ethical Practice
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Soft Tissue Injuries 101

    Soft Tissue Injury: The Neglected Cause of Musculoskeletal Disorders


    2.0

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    • Explain the anatomy and functionality of healthy soft tissue components
    • Explain the effects of injury on soft tissue
    • Define effects of injured soft tissue on functionality of the spine and extremities
    • Discuss patterns of musculoskeletal relationships of recruiting other structures after injury and their effects on functionality
    • Describe various methods of treatment for dysfunctional soft tissue
    • Explain relationship of injured tissue to its surrounding structures, its effects and treatment
    • Explain compensation and recruitment of healthy tissue to the broader scope of complications and the effective treatment of primary and now secondary effects of injury
    • Describe rehabilitation exercises in relation to proprioception

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019001801
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Soft Tissue Injuries 103

    Comprehensive Introduction to Soft tissue Injury and Treatment


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    • Explain the types of soft tissue
    • Demonstrate and discuss diagnostic evaluation of soft tissue injury
    • Explain pain patterns of neurological injury for differential diagnosis
    • Discuss types of soft tissue injuries
    • Evaluate soft tissue changes associated with pain
    • Discuss the mechanisms of healing soft tissue injuries
    • Describe diagnostic tools in determining soft tissue injuries
    • Explain the use of ice and heat in soft tissue injuries
    • Demonstrate and discuss stretching; passive, active and postfacilitation
    • Demonstrate and discuss somatic technique
    • Demonstrate and discuss strain/counterstrain
    • Demonstrate and discuss friction massage
    • Demonstrate and discuss Postisometric relaxation
    • Demonstrate and discuss electrical muscle stimulation and ultrasound
    • Demonstrate and discuss triggerpoint ultrasound in treatment
    • Discuss massage therapy
    • Demonstrate and discuss myofascial release
    • Demonstrate and discuss active release
    • Demonstrate and discuss Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT)
    • Discuss cold laser therapy
    • Demonstrate and discuss exercise rehabilitation and muscle strengthening
    • Discuss mobilization and manipulation

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019001802
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Soft Tissue Injuries 104

    The Shoulder: Biomechanics, Pathology and Soft Tissue Treatment


    4.0

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    • Explain the structural anatomy of the shoulder and its soft tissue
    • Explain the functional anatomy of the shoulder and its soft tissue.
    • Demonstrate the active and passive examination of the shoulder and soft tissue.
    • Describe pathological conditions of the bony structures, joints, ligaments, tendons, bursa and muscles of the shoulder
    • Describe sports injures to the shoulder.
    • Describe injuries to the nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the shoulder.
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for pathological conditions of the bony structures, joints, ligaments, tendons, bursa and muscles of the shoulder.
    • Demonstrate soft tissue treatments for the nerves, blood vessels and fascia of the shoulder.
    • Define functional relationships of the shoulder with associated regions

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019001803
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Soft Tissue Injuries 118

    Soft Tissue Injury Examination


    8.0

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    Hour 1

    • Discuss the soft tissues of the body for examination protocol and differential diagnosis.
    • Correlate soft tissue pain radiation patterns and history to focus examination to appropriate soft tissues.
    • Explain to your patient the types of soft tissue pain and injuries related to their condition.
    • Identify soft tissue dysfunction consistent with injury.
    • Utilize passive examination techniques to accurately record the effects of soft tissue injury to local and regional soft tissues.

    Hour 2

    • Utilize active examination techniques to accurately record the effects of soft tissue injury to local and regional soft tissues.
    • Discern between neurological muscle strength testing, proprioceptive muscle strength testing using Applied Kinesiology and actual muscle fiber strength.
    • Apply biomechanics of the upper and lower extremities, spine and TMJ to soft tissue examination protocol.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the foot and ankle to associated soft tissues during evaluation.
    • Perform examination of the soft tissue structures of the foot and ankle as the biomechanical foundation of the body.

    Hour 3

    • Apply biomechanics of the entire lower extremity to soft tissue examination protocol.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the knee to associated soft tissues for evaluation.
    • Perform examination of the soft tissue structures of the knee.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the hip to associated soft tissues during evaluation.

    Hour 4

    • Perform examination of the soft tissue structures of the hip.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the lumbopelvic spine to associated soft tissues for evaluation.
    • Describe the movement of the soft tissues of the lumbar spine and sacroiliac joints for better patient compliance.
    • Perform passive examination of the soft tissue structures of the lumbopelvic spine.

    Hour 5

    • Perform active examination of the soft tissue structures of the lumbopelvic spine.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the thoracic spine and rib cage to associated soft tissues for evaluation.
    • Describe the movement of the soft tissues of the thoracic spine and rib cage for better patient compliance.
    • Perform passive and active examination of the soft tissue structures of the thoracic spine and rib cage.

    Hour 6

    • Summarize biomechanics of the soft tissues of the cervical spine in their relation to the cranium.
    • Relate the biomechanical movement of the soft tissues of the cervical sp8ine to associated soft tissues for evaluation.
    • Perform soft tissue passive and active examination of the cervical spine.
    • Determine cervical soft tissue dysfunction and its effects on the trunk, upper extremity and TMJ.

    Hour 7

    • Explain to patients the biomechanics of the TMJ in relation to their pain; and jaw and cervical spine dysfunction.
    • Relate TMJ dysfunction in relation to biomechanical disturbances to the soft tissue of the cervical spine.
    • Perform examination of the soft tissues of the TMJ with objective measurements to determine, record and track dysfunction and improvement.
    • Describe the biomechanical movements of the shoulder.
    • Relate the biomechanical movements of the shoulder to associated soft tissue structures of the cervical spine and thoracic spine and rib cage.

    Hour 8

    • Summarize biomechanics of the soft tissues of the elbow, wrist and hand for the purposes of examination.
    • Relate the rotational movement of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand to determine soft tissue injury and dysfunction to associated soft tissue structures.
    • Perform examination of the soft tissues of the elbow, wrist and hand to determine injury and dysfunction.
    • Utilize appropriate advanced imaging methods for particular soft tissue structures.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019003741
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Soft Tissue Injuries 119
    Treatments for Soft Tissues of the Musculoskeletal Frame

    12.0

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    Hour 1:

    • Comprehend the human frame as interrelated biomechanical systems.
    • Relate the functional anatomy of soft tissue structures to the movement of the human frame.
    • Discern the six types of soft tissue end feel for evaluation of injury.
    • Perform passive and active examination according to protocol developed by James Cyriax, MD.
    • Distinguish between the types of injury and their effects on the soft tissues.

    Hour 2:

    • Identify soft tissue changes associated with injury.
    • Discern which phase of healing is associated with the current presentation of injury.
    • Apply mechanisms of healing to treatment protocol.
    • Discuss diagnostic tools used to identify soft tissue injury.
    • Utilize appropriate ice, heat and stretch protocols in the treatment of soft tissue injury.

    Hour 3:

    • Explain and perform Somatic Technique and Strain/Counterstrain.
    • Understand friction anesthesia and palpatory methods for identifying trigger points.
    • Differentiate between Postisometric Relaxation and Postfacilitation Stretch.
    • Apply specific modalities for particular soft tissue injury patterns.
    • Perform soft tissue restriction release methods.

    Hour 4:

    • Discern between mobilization and manipulation.
    • Apply biomechanics of foot arch function to injury.
    • Explain dynamic changes of foot during weight bearing, and walking on even and uneven surfaces.
    • Utilize treatment protocols for common ankle sprains.
    • Perform osseous manipulation to the bones of the foot and ankle.

    Hour 5:

    • Perform Strain/Counterstrain on the foot and ankle as an effective tool to release spasm and fixations.
    • Discern and treat various pathological conditions related to the knee.
    • Utilize myofascial release techniques to treat entrapment syndromes of the lower extremity.
    • Explain functional movement of the hip.
    • Apply functional kinesiology to the evaluation and treatment of the muscles associated with the hip.

    Hour 6:

    • Utilize treatment methods for contracted soft tissues of the lateral hip.
    • Perform treatment protocols for the hamstrings/quadratus femoris.
    • Explain the dynamics of correct posture.
    • Recognize normal versus abnormal gait in patient observation.
    • Describe nutation and counternutation of the pelvis.

    Hour 7:

    • Understand the various movements and fixations patterns in the Sacroiliac joints.
    • Perform Strain/Counterstrain for the pelvis.
    • Utilize a disc pump correction for mild to moderate disc lesions.
    • Demonstrate James Cyriax MD protocol from manipulation of the low back.
    • Devise a treatment protocol for sprain of the iliolumbar ligament.

    Hour 8:

    • Apply movement dynamics of the lumbopelvic spine to soft tissue injury.
    • Utilize chest movement dynamics to help determine injury to the thoracic spine and rib cage.
    • Provide affective treatment of the rib cage specific to rib articulations.
    • Perform somatic Technique to the trapezius muscle for muscle awareness.
    • Apply treatments to soft tissues of the rib cage without using electric modalities.

    Hour 9:

    • Discuss cervical spine mechanics as it applies to soft tissue injury.
    • Create muscle awareness of the cervical extensor group with Somatic Technique.
    • Reduce pain and spasm in an acute cervical spine injury using Strain/Counterstrain.
    • Apply myofascial release to the soft tissues of the posterior cervico-thoracic spine.
    • Educate the patient on corrective scoliosis exercises.

    Hour 10:

    • Relate the functional anatomy of the TMJ to soft tissue injury.
    • Discern between Acute Closed lock and Acute Open Lock of the TMJ.
    • Apply soft tissue treatments to the muscles of the TMJ.
    • Use movement dynamics of the shoulder to better evaluate injury.
    • Utilize a variety of soft tissue treatment in the treatment of adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder.

    Hour 11:

    • Differentially diagnose acromioclavicular joint injury and apply treatment to grades 1-3.
    • Use soft tissue methods to treat the muscles of the rotator cuff.
    • Discern and treat soft tissue structures related to the scapula.
    • Perform a scapula mobilization technique to free up the functional scapulo-thoracic joint.
    • Apply mechanisms of throwing to soft tissue injury and treatment.

    Hour 12:

    • Describe various soft tissue treatments for the elbow, wrist and hand and related functional dynamics of injury.
    • Osseously manipulate the joints of the elbow, wrist and hand.
    • Perform soft tissue treatment methods for injury to the myofascia associated with the upper extremity.
    • Discern and treat all injured tendon sheath components of the wrist using soft tissue treatment methods.
    • Differentially diagnose and treat nerve entrapment syndromes for the upper extremity.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019003742
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Soft Tissue Injuries 120
    Modalities: Theories, Application and Treatment

    4.0

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    • Explain the structural components of soft tissue.
    • Relate impact forces to functional movements of soft tissue and the development of scar tissue and adhesions.
    • Demonstrate diagnostic evaluation of soft tissue injury.
    • Differentially diagnose types of soft tissue injury.
    • Discuss the patterns of healing of soft tissue injuries.
    • Describe the diagnostic tools in determining soft tissue injuries.
    • Relate stress responses of soft tissues to development of structural and functional changes to injured tissues and their associated regions.
    • Perform diagnostic tests and order imaging to best determine injury to soft tissue.
    • Instruct the patient on correct application of ice and wet heat for soft tissue injury.
    • Perform and explain proper stretching; passive, active and postfacilitation of soft tissues.
    • Learn which therapy machines are best suited for your practice.
    • Utilize infrared and electrical muscle stimulation in soft tissue injury.
    • Apply appropriate contraindications of electric modalities to the individual patient’s care.
    • Discern between the various EMS options for each soft tissue and injury (Interferentail current, galvanic, microcurrent, sine wave, Russian stimulation).
    • Determine the most effective type of ultrasound for treatment of particular soft tissue injuries.
    • Learn the benefits and applications of cold laser therapy.
    • Understand the variety of massage therapy protocols and their applications.
    • Discuss the benefits of each form of modality with your patient.
    • Demonstrate and discuss exercise rehabilitation and muscle strengthening.
    • Apply a combination of modalities for specific conditions of the upper and lower extremities and the spine.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019003743
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Soft Tissue Injuries 121

    Posture; Normal Biomechanics, Pathology and Treatment for Scoliosis and Spinal Distortion Syndromes.


    12.0

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    • Discuss the normal function of soft tissues for support and movement to relate soft tissue injuries to postural anomalies. 
    • Utilize the evaluation of the feet as a foundation for full body postural adaptations.
    • Relate normal biomechanics of the foot, ankle, knee, hip, pelvis, spine, TMJ and upper extremities to normal posture and movement.
    • Apply findings of injured soft tissues of the foot, ankle, knee, hip, pelvis, spine, TMJ and upper extremities to evaluation of normal and abnormal postural distortions.
    • Discuss dynamic muscle stabilizers in the pelvis and abdominal core in relation to normal movement and fixations in the hip and pelvis.
    • Relate the thoracic spine and rib cage to dynamic movement and postural adaptations in the spine, upper and lower extremities.
    • Evaluate cervical joint dynamics in relation to compensations from the thoracic spine and rib cage, upper extremity and TMJ.
    • Discern impact of TMJ function on cervical spine posture and head tilt.
    • Relate abnormal scapular, glenohumeral joint and rotator cuff function to specific spinal and upper extremity postural distortions.
    • Educate the patient in normal standing, seated, computer ergonomic, reclined, recumbent positions and normal gait to discern and recognize postural abnormalities.
    • Relate functional dynamics during Acceleration/Deceleration Impact to soft tissue injury and postural adaptations to those injuries.
    • Define causative factors for Scoliosis and relate muscle disparities of the multifidus to spinal, pelvic, rib cage and shoulder postural distortions for treatment protocol.
    • Educate on causes of shoulder rounding, shoulder elevation; and backpack, throwing, tennis, golf, swimming, overhead sports injuries and their effects on spinal posture for rehabilitation.
    • Understand and apply soft tissue treatment methods for the three posture types of Somatic Technique Theory: Red Light, Green Light and Dark Vise.
    • Use Strain/Counterstrain, Friction Massage and Postisometric Relaxation as an effective tool for soft tissue damage contributing to postural distortion.
    • Apply soft tissue treatment methods, modalities and rehabilitation to Pelvic Crossed Syndrome and Shoulder Crossed Syndrome.
    • Apply Yoga for full body and regional postural corrections.
    • Understand and explain proper postures for dance, martial arts, running, cycling, baseball, golf, tennis, standing, walking, sitting, computer ergonomics and sleeping.

    Linda Simon, DC

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    2019001804
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Stroke and Manipulation 104

    Cervical Spinal Manipulative Therapy (CSMT) and Vertebrobasilar Ischemia (VBI)


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    • Outline methods used and estimations as to the incidence of cervical spinal manipulative therapy and subsequent vertebrobasilar ischemia.
    • Review and describe cerebrovascular anatomy and hemodynamics.
    • Discuss proposed patho-physiological mechanisms believed responsible for subsequent vertebrobasilar ischemia.
    • Review and discuss past and present scientific literature to explore the evolution of what we think we know about the process of cervical spinal manipulative therapy and subsequent vertebrobasilar ischemia.
    • Identify radiographic signs of a vertebral artery dissection.
    • List and discuss the uses, pros and cons of current examination tools as they apply to vertebral artery dissection.
    • Explore issues and examination procedures related to patient assessment as well as vertebrobasilar ischemia recognition and proper diagnosis.
    • Define and contrast currently suggested procedures and develop a vertebrobasilar ischemia plan of action.
    • Explore various perspectives and reveal bias in both public media and biomedical journals.
    • Identify and define new theoretical concepts and prophylactic therapies.
    • Give multiple examples of anti-chiropractic bias in the biomedical literature
    • List and describe the most common red flags for a patient “at risk” for suffering Vertebrobasilar Ischemia following cervical manipulation.
    • Recite list of scientific studies relating to laboratory testing of plasma Homocystine levels and its relationship to Vertebrobasilar Ischemia from vertebral artery dissection.
    • List examples of bias against chiropractic cited in both the popular media as well as in biomedical journals.
    • Critically review landmark articles regarding the issue of cervical manipulation and vertebrobasilar distribution ischemia.
    • List studies suggesting that a high plasma homocystine level may be associated with vertebrobasilar dissection.
    • Cite studies suggesting that increasing folic acid intake can reduce plasma Homocystine levels.
    • Identify laboratory tests that may be useful in helping calculate an individual’s risk of suffering vertebrobasilar stroke following cervical manipulation.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    2019001805
    Formal: CVA and / or TIA
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Stroke and Manipulation 105
    Clinical Aspects of Cervical Artery Strokes

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    • Cite the strength of evidence about whether chiropractic neck manipulation causes cervical artery dissection (CAD) based on a systematic review, meta-analysis, and evaluation of the body of evidence as a whole
    • Summarize our current state of knowledge on cervical artery dissection and how it impacts the practice of cervical spinal manipulation
    • Outline the state of knowledge regarding bedside diagnosis and management of an acute vestibular syndrome, with the suspicion for stroke 
    • Describe the demographics, past health care utilization, and comorbidities of vertebrobasilar artery stroke patients in Ontario, Canada who consulted a chiropractor within one year prior to their stroke
    • Analyze the nature of internal carotid artery biomechanics and associated risk of injury during cervical spinal manipulation

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    2019001806
    Formal: CVA and / or TIA
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Whiplash and Spinal Trauma
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    • Emphasize the unique anatomy of the cervical spine as related to spinal trauma.
    • Point put the importance of the uncinate process joints as related do disc herniation, the nerve root, the vertebral artery, and the spinal cord.
    • Explain how cervical spine injury may manifest clinically as low back and leg pain.
    • Explain the role for sleep and sleep’s influence on the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Summarize the influence of sleep on brain neurochemistry.
    • Explain the influence of awareness on an impending collision and the muscles ability to protect joints.
    • Explain how being “caught by surprise” by a collision is related to a poor prognosis for full recovery.
    • Summarize the history of whiplash injuries, including mechanical mechanisms, biological mechanisms, pathology, diagnostics and management.
    • Define the issues that the early whiplash literature got wrong.
    • Emphasize the issues that early whiplash literature got correct.
    • Summarize recent advances in the understanding of whiplash injuries, emphasizing anatomy, diagnostics, pain production and pain suppression.
    • Integrate whiplash trauma, chronic pain, and chiropractic care.
    • Point out the mathematics of how a low speed vehicle to vehicle collision can result in passenger injury.
    • Explain why vehicle damage should not be used as a proxy for passenger injury.
    • Integrate the concepts of awareness, rotation, and pre-accident spondylosis in injury magnitude and prognosis.
    • Define the three phases of soft tissue healing and point out the time sequence for each phase.
    • Justify the clinical interventions that have a positive therapeutic influence on each phase of soft tissue injury healing.
    • Emphasize the concept of motion in the healing of injured soft tissues, especially spinal adjusting (specific manipulation) motion.
    • Quantify acute injury and ultimate recovery(prognosis) by using measurement outcomes.
    • Summarize the biology and published data on treatment frequency and duration for whiplash spinal trauma.
    • Point out published studies relating to recovery and prognosis.
    • Reference the incidence of acceleration of spondylosis in long-term studies following a whiplash injury.

    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    2020004155
    Formal: Diff/PDX
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    Womens Health 201
    Foundations in Core And Pelvic Floor Health

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    • Identify the bony landmarks in the pelvic region
    • Name the four layers of abdominal muscles and describe their orientation
    • Summarize core strength in relation to pelvic positioning and rib stability
    • Describe intra-abdominal pressure
    • List two major skeletal displacements the psoas can accomplish
    • Describe four types of pelvic floor dysfunction
    • Give two examples of when Kegels are contraindicated
    • Justify the role for a biopsychosocial model of health in pelvic floor rehabilitation
    • List three recommendations for Diastasis Rectus Abdominis related to pelvic positioning and functional movement

    Melissa LaPointe, MS, OTR/L

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    2019003744
    Formal: Soft Tissue Injury
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    Xray 161
    Conditions Affecting the Vertebrae Seen on Plain Film Radiographs

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    • Identifying vertebral characteristic features on plain film for the following diagnoses: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Neurofibromatosis-1, Multiple myeloma, Paget's disease of bone, and vertebral compression fractures.
    • Determining what advanced imaging might be warranted for each of the vertebral conditions.
    • Describing general features of each condition such as incidence, clinical presentation and treatment options.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    2019001046
    Formal: Diag Imaging
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    Xray 162

    Spine Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Determine the incidence and the characteristics of different spine pathology.
    • Demonstrate, with plain film radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging, characteristics of central nervous system tumors and metastasis, syringomyelia, disc herniation, and trauma.
    • Identify clinical features and treatment for various spine pathologies.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    2019001047
    Formal: Diag Imaging
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    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Xray 163

    Inflammatory Arthritis


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    • 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

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    2019001048
    Formal: Diag Imaging
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    Xray 164
    Differentiating Common Arthritides

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    • Differentiate Rheumatoid Arthritis from Ankylosing Spondylitis, the two most common inflammatory arthritides.
    • Differentiate Rheumatoid Arthritis from Erosive Osteoarthritis, both hand arthritides.
    • Differentiate Degenerative from Inflammatory arthritis.
    • Differentiate Osteoarthritis from Gout, the most common arthritide and the most common metabolic arthritide respectively.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    2019001049
    Formal: Diag Imaging
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    Expires: 2021-02-28

    Xray 165

    Problem Solving Approach to Arthritis


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    • Learn a systematic approach to feature identification of arthritis
    • Identify radiographic features of arthritis
    • Develop a differential diagnosis of arthritis
    • Apply knowledge to classify unknown cases

    Jan Martensen, DC, DACBR

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    2019001050
    Formal: Diag Imaging
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    Xray 166

    Metal in the Patient, Safety and Usage of Diagnostic Imaging


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    • Determine the safety of surgical clips with magnetic resonance imaging
    • Examine the safety and usage of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for patients with embedded bullets or shrapnel
    • Assess the major types of hip arthroplasty and the usefulness of computed tomography and plain film x-ray
    • Utilize different diagnostic imaging modalities for analysis of spinal fusion
    • Identify external fixators on plain film and advanced imaging

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    2019001051
    Formal: Diag Imaging
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    Xray 167
    Fractures Through the Ages

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    • Assess the signs of non-accidental trauma in infants.
    • Identify the unique childhood fracture known as the greenstick fracture.
    • Evaluate a young adult for potential cervical spine fracture after trauma.
    • Determine the work-up of a middle-aged patient with a Colles’ fracture.
    • Examine the osteoporosis vertebral compression fracture, and consider diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

    Melanie Osterhouse, DC, DACBR

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    2019001052
    Formal: Diag Imaging
    Course facilitated by University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
    Expires: 2021-02-28