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Washington Chiropractic Continuing Education

Washington Accepts ChiroCredit.com / OnlineCE.com Online Courses

 

Washington Continuing Education Requirements: 25 hours every year (birthdate renewal)
Washington Accepts 12 hours of Online and/or TeleSeminar Continuing Education Courses

 

Please click here for a listing of subject material accepted for continuing education in Washington State.


Important update!  In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Washington Quality Assurance Commisions is allowing you to meet ALL of your continuing education requirements using online continuing education.

The vast majority of our courses are automatically accepted as they 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.


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 Requirement:

 

Requires 3 hours of suicide screening and assessment - See our Topic Suicide Assessment and take Washington State Suicide Assessment and Referral.  This course has been approved by the Washington Department of Health as an approved training program for the mandated Suicide Assessment CE requirement and is listed on the Model List of suicide training for health professionals

This one-time training must be completed by the end of the first full reporting period after January 1, 2016 or during the first full continuing education reporting period after initial licensure, whichever is later. These hours are to is included in the total CE hours due, not in addition to. See ChiroCredit.com topic: Suicide Assessment.

 

Reporting Requirements: Licensee affirms CE completion - additional documentation required if audited

 


State of Washington Continuing Education Requirements

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


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


 
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  • Abuse - Child 201

    Child Abuse and Mandatory Reporting


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    • Define abuse and neglect
    • Differentiate the various forms of abuse
    • Recognize who are mandatory reporters of abuse
    • Identify the reporting requirements for mandatory reporters
    • Cite resources for obtaining specific state laws and statutes pertaining to child abuse and neglect
    • List signs of abuse and neglect
    • Explain the appropriate history and examination components in cases of suspected abuse and neglect
    • Cite resources for patient education
    • Define Mandatory Reporter and Permissive Reporter
    • Explain the term perpetrator as it pertains to child abuse
    • Explain the reporting requirements of mandatory reporters
    • Differentiate Child Protective Services from General Protective Services
    • List the penalties for failure to report suspected child abuse by mandatory reporters

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Abuse - Child 201a
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    • Summarize the types of interviews: Forensic, Diagnostic, Therapeutic
    • Describe who is involved in the interview process
    • Explain the importance of the medical history
    • Identify reasons for non-disclosure of information by the victim
    • Recognize how family dynamics effect disclosure
    • Indicate how the age and developmental status of the child affects the interview process
    • Describe the proper use of open and closed ended questions
    • List components of the medical history
    • Summarize the responsibilities for disclosure of information
    • Identify safety issues related to the disclosure of confidential information

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Abuse - Elder 202

    Elder Abuse and Mandatory Reporting


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    • Define abuse and neglect
    • Differentiate the various forms of abuse and neglect
    • Identify the reporting requirements for mandatory reporters
    • Cite resources for obtaining specific state laws and statutes pertaining to elder abuse and neglect
    • Describe the concept of immunity and confidentiality as it relates to elder abuse and neglect
    • List signs of abuse and neglect
    • Explain the appropriate history and examination components in cases of suspected elder abuse and neglect
    • Cite resources for physician, caregiver and patient education

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Expires: 2023-12-31

    AIDS 106 - 108
    3.0

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    • Define HIV
    • Outline HIV epidemiology and symptoms
    • Discuss the effects of HIV on health and wellness
    • Review current facts about the HIV and AIDS epidemic both in the U.S. and worldwide
    • Discuss strategies for preventing HIV in the health care workplace
    • Outline universal precautions and additional precautions to prevent transmission of HIV by blood
    • Apply what to do when there has been a possible exposure to HIV infection
    • Define and discuss confidentiality laws covering the medical records of HIV/AIDS patients
    • Define and discuss behavioral interventions for HIV/AIDS patients
    • Outline the screening of HIV-infected persons for HIV transmission risk

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Allergy and Immunology 201
    A Primer of Cells, Signs, Symptoms, Testing, Development, Risk, Protection and Allergens

    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Indicate the immune system’s complexity as it fits into the body’s function
    • Give examples of various Interleukins involved in the immunity
    • List neurotransmitters, and vasoactive dilators
    • Contrast TH1 and TH2 immune cells and apply a working knowledge of their clinical phenotype.

    Hour 2

    • Discuss signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and current therapy.
    • List the major immune cells responsible for allergic reactions
    • Name the major receptor responsible for IgE sensitization, and what cells it is primarily found on.
    • Summarize the meaning of WAO.
    • List signs and symptoms of a typical allergic response after re-exposure to a sensitized allergen
    • List different methods of allergy testing and critique their strengths and weaknesses.
    • Give an example of a complicating factor that might skew an IgE(total) test result
    • Apply the terms sensitivity and specificity in lab tests
    • Categorize who is at risk of allergic sensitization.

    Hour 3

    • List 1-2 examples of research supporting IgE sensitization prevention.
    • List 1-2 examples of factors which may increase risk of IgE sensitization.
    • Explain the effect of smoking on IgE
    • Have working knowledge of the effect of SO2 on health, and its primary source.
    • Describe how and why it Ragweed is fast becoming worse of a problem throughout the US and worldwide.
    • Indicate a potential sequela of Rhinoconjunctivitis and why it is meaningful to treat
    • Identify and name a treatment backed by clinical evidence for Ragweed allergy and its meaning for natural therapy to be used by non-prescribing practitioners
    • Describe a potential problem with medical Sublingual allergy therapy, and then defend it.
    • Outline the major allergens in Ragweed.
    • Give an example of co-sensitivity
    • Define Pan allergen and give an example

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    Allergy and Immunology 202
    Histamine, Mimicry, Natural Therapy

    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • List the cells where histamine is predominantly found.
    • Describe the role of the Mast Cell.
    • Explain histamine’s function and recall what causes its release.
    • List the Histamine receptor types and where each are each found.
    • Summarize or give examples of symptoms in over activation of histamine receptors.
    • Many of our patients are on OTC Antihistamine medications.  List their effects, positive and negative.

    Hour 2

    • Quote what OAS stands for.
    • Define OAS and describe what happens to those with this problem.
    • Recognize at what age(s) OAS occurs.
    • Memorize, recognize and describe 1-5 OAS examples.
    • Educate your patient on how to deal with OAS.
    • Describe NFkB as a system
    • Describe NFkB’s role in canonical and non-canonical pathways
    • Explain what IκBα is and its potential role in downregulating inflammation

    Hour 3

    • Discuss how specific herbs, nutrients, and Vitamin E work to manage histamine at both a macro and microscopic level.
    • Be able to describe allergic inflammation
    • Discover how NSAIDs are being noted to reduce CNS diseases with inflammation and may help manage allergic disorder(s). 
    • Identify what particular NSAID is naturally occurring and available to us and your patients to help them manage their allergic inflammation.  Calculate its clinical dose and avoid its lethal dose.
    • List various SPMs (Specialized Proresolving Mediators)
    • Describe how SPMs can control IgE production and play a potential role in the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease.
    • Relate histamine’s role in IBS (Irritable Bowel), name and synthesize the type of 2 known GI receptors involved.

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    Anatomy 101

    Anterior Cervical Musculature


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    • Dissect and identify musculature of the anterior cervical spine.
    • Identify and learn the origin and insertion of specific musculature of the anterior cervical spine.
    • Describe the innervation of specific anterior cervical musculature.
    • Learn the anatomic relationship of anterior cervical spine musculature to other structures.

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 101 - 112
    12.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Anatomy 101 to Anatomy 112

    Course Group includes all Anatomy Courses numbered 101 thru 112

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 102

    Musculature of the Shoulder


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    • To dissect and identify musculature of the shoulder
    • Identify and learn the origin and insertion of specific musculature of the shoulder
    • Construct a list of differential diagnoses for Clinical Shoulder Pathologies
    • Learn the anatomic relationship of shoulder to other structures and correlate them to an MRI

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 103

    Bones and Joints of the Hand


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    • Locate and identify the various bones that make up the hand
    • Identify bony landmarks and the parts of the bones that make up the hand
    • Identify various joint structures within the hand
    • View the anatomic relationship of the bones of the hand to other bony and soft tissue structures

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 104

    Musculature of the Hip


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    • Dissect and identify musculature, nerve and vascular aspects of the hip
    • Identify and learn the origin and insertion of specific musculature of the hip
    • Describe the innervation of specific hip musculature.
    • Learn the anatomic relationship of hip musculature to other structures and their relationships on the MRI

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 105

    Anatomy of the Elbow


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    • Locate skeletal structures and landmarks of the elbow joint.
    • Identify ligamentous and neurovascular anatomy of the elbow complex.
    • Name the origin, insertion and innervation of musculature around the elbow.
    • Assess the relationship of bony and soft tissue structures around the elbow.

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 106

    Osteology, Ligaments, and Prime Movers of the Shoulder


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the humerus
    • Locate attachments of prime movers of the shoulder joint
    • Identify ligaments of the shoulder joint
    • Identify bursae of the shoulder joint
    • Recognize pathologies associated with shoulder joint anatomy

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 107

    Neurovascular Structures of the Shoulder


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    • Locate and identify major nerve structures of the shoulder area
    • Locate and identify arteries of the shoulder area
    • Locate and identify veins of the shoulder area
    • Locate and identify lymphatics of the shoulder area

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 108

    Osteology of the Anterior Aspect of the Knee


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the tibia
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the patella
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the fibula
    • Correlate bony landmarks of the knee with clinical conditions that affect them

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 109

    Muscle Attachment Sites of the Knee


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    • Identify attachment sites of muscles around the knee joint
    • Identify attachment sites of ligaments of the knee joint
    • Identify attachment sites of cartilage of the knee joint
    • Correlate the clinical aspects of the structures identified in this course

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 110

    Ligaments and Menisci of Knee


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    • Identify the ligaments that support the knee joint
    • Identify the cartilaginous structures of the knee
    • Correlate clinical conditions of identified knee structures with the anatomy studied
    • Compare and contrast MRI images with the dissection images of the knee

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 111

    Neurovascular Structures of the Knee


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    • Locate and identify arteries which supply the area around the knee
    • Locate and identify nerves which supply the area around the knee
    • Locate and identify veins which drain the area around the knee
    • Outline the anatomical course followed by the neurovascular structures as they pass through the area of the knee

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 112

    Muscles of the Knee


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    • Locate and identify the muscles act on the knee joint
    • Identify origins and insertions of muscles that act on the knee joint
    • Recognize the peripheral nerves which supply the muscles that act on the knee joint
    • Correlate clinical conditions of the muscles that act on the knee joint with their anatomy

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 113

    Osteology of Anterior Aspect of Foot and Ankle


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the tibia
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the fibula
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the tarsals
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the metatarsals and phalanges

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 113 - 124
    12.0

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Anatomy 113 to Anatomy 124 

    Course Group includes all Anatomy Courses numbered 113 thru 124

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 114

    Ligaments of the Ankle and Foot


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    • Identify the ligaments of the ankle and foot
    • Identify the attachment sites of the ligaments of the ankle and foot
    • Describe the structures supported by the ligaments of the ankle and foot
    • Correlate the anatomy with clinical conditions of the ligaments of the ankle and foot

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 115

    Muscles of the Foot and Ankle


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    • Identify muscles of the foot and ankle
    • Locate origin and insertions of the muscles of the foot and ankle
    • Identify the nerve supply of the muscles of the foot and ankle
    • Correlate clinical conditions with the anatomy of the muscles of the foot and ankle

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 116

    Neurovascular Structures of the Foot and Ankle


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    • Locate and identify arteries which supply the ankle and foot
    • Locate and identify nerves which supply the ankle and foot
    • Locate and identify veins which drain the ankle and foot
    • Outline the anatomical course followed by the neurovascular structures as they pass through the area of the ankle and foot
    • Correlate clinical conditions of neurovascular structures of the ankle and foot with the anatomy

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 117

    Osteology of the Pelvis


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the sacrum and coccyx
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the ischium
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the ilium
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the pubis
    • Correlate bony landmarks of the pelvis with clinical conditions that affect them

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 118

    Ligaments and Deep Muscles of the Pelvis


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    • Identify ligaments of the pelvis
    • Correlate anatomical relationships of the ligaments of the pelvis
    • Identify deep muscles of the pelvis
    • Locate origin and insertions of the deep muscles of the pelvis
    • Identify the nerve supply and actions of the deep muscles of the pelvis

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 119

    Neurological Structures of the Pelvis


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    • Identify nerve structures of the pelvis
    • Locate the anatomical course of the nerves of the pelvis
    • Identify structures supplied by nerves of the pelvis
    • Identify nerve root levels that supply the peripheral nerves of the pelvis

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 120

    Vascular Structures of the Pelvis


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    • Identify the arteries and veins of the pelvis
    • Locate the anatomical course of arteries and veins of the pelvis
    • Describe the anatomical areas supplied by the arteries of the pelvis
    • Describe the anatomical areas drained by the veins of the pelvis

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 121

    Osteology of Lumbar Spine


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of a typical lumbar vertebra
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of an atypical lumbar vertebra
    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the sacrum
    • Identify bony attachment sites of selected muscles and ligaments of the lumbar spine

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Interactive Dissection

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    Anatomy 122

    Ligaments and Deep Muscles of Lumbar Spine


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    • Identify ligaments of the lumbar spine
    • Correlate anatomical relationships of the ligaments of the lumbar spine
    • Identify deep muscles of the lumbar spine
    • Locate origin and insertions of the deep muscles of the lumbar spine
    • Identify the nerve supply and actions of the deep muscles of the lumbar spine

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Interactive Dissection

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    Expires: 2023-12-31

    Anatomy 123

    Muscles of the Posterior Vertebral Column


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    • Identify the muscles of the posterior vertebral column
    • Locate the attachments of the muscles of the posterior vertebral column
    • Describe the actions of the muscles of the posterior vertebral column
    • Identify the nerve supply of the muscles of the posterior vertebral column.

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 124

    Anatomy of the Brainstem and Spinal Cord


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    • Identify neural structures of the brain stem and spinal cord
    • Identify structures of the meninges
    • Describe the function of the structures of the brain stem and spinal cord
    • Describe anatomical relationships between structures of the brain stem, spinal cord and meninges

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 125

    Cross Sectional Anatomy and Vascular Supply of Spinal Cord


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    • Locate and identify anatomical structures of the spinal cord
    • Locate and identify the columns and tracts of the spinal cord
    • Describe the functions of the columns and tracts of the spinal cord
    • Locate and identify the vascular structures that supply the spinal cord

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 125 - 136
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Anatomy 125 to Anatomy 136 

    Course Group includes all Anatomy Courses numbered 125 thru 136

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Interactive Dissection

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    Anatomy 126

    Anatomical Considerations of the Lumbar Plexus


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    • Locate and identify the rami, anterior and posterior divisions of the lumbar plexus
    • Locate and identify the peripheral nerves that arise from the lumbar plexus
    • Recognize anatomical landmarks that surround the lumbar plexus
    • Identify the structures supplied by the nerves of the lumbar plexus

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 127

    Osteology of the Cranium


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    • Locate and identify the bones of the cranium
    • Identify anatomical landmarks on the bones of the cranium
    • Identify the sutures of the cranium
    • Describe the structures passing through the foramina of the cranium

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 128

    Deep Muscles of Cranium and Pharynx


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    • Locate and identify the extraoccular muscles
    • Locate and identify deep muscles of the face and pharynx
    • Describe nerve the supply of muscles identified
    • Describe the actions of the muscles identified

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 129

    Intermediate Muscles of Cranium and Pharynx


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    • Locate and identify intermediate muscles of the face and pharynx
    • Describe nerve the supply of muscles identified
    • Describe the actions of the muscles identified
    • Locate origins and insertions of the muscles identified

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 130

    Superficial Muscles of Cranium and Pharynx


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    • Locate and identify superficial muscles of the face and pharynx
    • Describe nerve the supply of muscles identified
    • Describe the actions of the muscles identified
    • Locate origins and insertions of the muscles identified

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 131

    Neurovascular Structures of Face and Head


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    • Identify the arteries that supply the face and head
    • Identify the nerves that supply the face and head
    • Describe the structures innervated by the nerves of face and head
    • Identify the veins that drain the face and head

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 132

    Structures of Orbit and Eye


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    • Locate identify muscles of the eye and orbit
    • Locate and identify blood vessels of the eye and orbit
    • Locate and identify connective tissue structures of the orbit
    • Describe location and innervation of the lacrimal glands

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Anatomy 133

    Structures of the Orbit: A Superior Axial View


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    • Locate the major anatomical landmarks of the orbit
    • Describe anatomical relationships between structures of the orbit
    • Correlate functions of the structures of the orbit with the anatomy
    • Identify the nerves, muscles and blood vessels of the orbit

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    Anatomy 134

    Internal Structures of the Eyeball


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    • Identify the structures of the interior structures of the eyeball
    • Explain the function of the interior structures of the eyeball
    • Correlate anatomical relationships between interior structures of the eyeball
    • Explain the actions of the extraoccular muscles

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    Anatomy 135

    Anatomy of the Ear


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks of the ossicles of the ear
    • Locate and identify the organs of hearing in the ear
    • Explain the transmission of sound in the ear
    • Locate and identify the organs of balance in the ear

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    Anatomy 136

    Anatomical Considerations of the TMJ


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    • Identify anatomical landmarks pertaining to osteology of the temporomandibular joints
    • Locate and identify the soft tissue structures of the temporomandibular joint
    • Correlate specific muscles with the possible movements of the temporomandibular joint
    • Locate attachment sites of the structures of the temporomandibular joint

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    Anatomy 225

    Trigger Point Therapy: Neck


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the neck
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the trigger points of the neck
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point of the neck
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the neck
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the neck

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    Anatomy 225 - 230
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    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Anatomy 226

    Trigger Point Therapy: Muscles of Mastication


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of mastication
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the trigger points of the muscles of mastication
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point of the muscles of mastication
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of mastication
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of mastication

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    Anatomy 227

    Trigger Point Therapy: Upper Limb 1


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles connecting the shoulder to the torso
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles connecting the shoulder to the torso
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles connecting the shoulder to the torso
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 228

    Trigger Point Therapy: Upper Limb 2


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the shoulder and arm
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the shoulder and arm
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the shoulder and arm
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the shoulder and arm
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 229

    Trigger Point Therapy: Upper Limb 3


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the Forearm and hand
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the forearm and hand
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the forearm and hand
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the forearm and hand
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 230

    Trigger Point Therapy: Trunk


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the abdominal wall and back
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the trunk
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the abdominal wall and back
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the trunk
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 231

    Trigger Point Therapy: Lower Limb 1


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    • Identify the trigger points for selected muscles in the posterior and medial compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the hip and thigh
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles in the posterior and medial compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles in the posterior and medial compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 231b

    Trigger Point Therapy: Lower Limb 2


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    • Identify the trigger points for selected muscles in the gluteal region and the anterior and lateral compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the hip and thigh
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles in the gluteal region and the anterior and lateral compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles in the gluteal region and the anterior and lateral compartment of the hip and thigh
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Anatomy 232

    Trigger Point Therapy: Lower Limb 3


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the leg
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the leg
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the leg
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the leg
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anatomy 233

    Trigger Point Therapy: Lower Limb 4


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    • Identify the trigger points for the selected muscles of the foot
    • Label the primary and secondary referral patterns for the identified trigger points
    • Summarize the differential diagnoses associated with each trigger point in the foot
    • Indicate the proximal and distal attachments of the selected muscles of the foot
    • Describe the action of the selected muscles of the foot
    • Recognize when muscles are acting agonistically and antagonistically

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    Anti Aging Certificate Program
    12.0

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    • Explain basic concepts of health
    • Identify the health spectrum
    • Recognize the various facts associated with aging
    • Determine the difference between sickly aging and normal aging
    • Recognize the various theories of aging
    • Recognize the most common theory of aging
    • Determine the risks associated with being sedentary
    • Identify the effect of exercise on the cardiovascular system
    • Describe how exercise affects cholesterol and cancer
    • Examine the various components of an exercise program
    • Identify which exercises are best for health and longevity
    • Recognize the relationship between exercise and antioxidants
    • Recognize basic concepts of stress
    • Establish how stress and other emotions can cause disease and ill health
    • Determine the relationship between nutrition and stress
    • Differentiate the relationship between various stress reducing techniques
    • Identify how social relationships, religion and prayer can affect health and aging
    • Recognize the negative and positive factors from consuming alcohol
    • Recognize how alcohol affects nutrition
    • Identify how smoking affects health
    • Identify the relationship between nutrition and smoking
    • Recognize the relationship between second hand smoke and nutrition
    • Identify various smoking cessation techniques
    • Identify the role of antioxidants and free radicals
    • Examine the relationship between antioxidants and heart disease
    • Determine the relationship between diet, cancer, and the environment
    • Identify various antioxidants that can affect cancer
    • Describe how caloric restriction affects longevity
    • Explore basic concepts of weight control and obesity
    • Recognize how obesity affects overall health and promotes disease
    • Identify various dietary patterns and habits
    • Determine how diet patterns affect health and promote disease
    • Explore the typical American diet pattern
    • Review the vegetarian diet pattern
    • Analyze the Mediterranean diet pattern and its components
    • Identify why fruits and vegetables are anti-aging foods
    • Determine how fruits and vegetables offer health benefits
    • Select what components of fish have positive effects on health
    • Recognize how fish affects cardiovascular disease and cancer
    • Identify how garlic affects health and inhibits disease
    • Demonstrate the role grains have in health and longevity
    • Explain the basics of fiber and how it can affect health and disease
    • Identify how nuts can positively affect health and decrease disease
    • Recognize how legumes and soy can affect heart disease
    • Relate how legumes and soy can affect cancer
    • Recognize the beneficial components of yogurt
    • Identify how yogurt can affect the immune system
    • Define what prebiotics are and how they affect health
    • Describe how chocolate can promote health and longevity
    • Explore how tea can positively affect health and decrease disease risk
    • Identify what the beneficial components of wine are
    • Determine the how and when of wine consumption
    • Explain basic concepts of water and signs of dehydration
    • List how water affects disease and promotes health
    • Identify who is susceptible to nutrient deficiencies
    • Determine the relationship between a daily multiple vitamin and health
    • Analyze how growth hormone can promote health and possibly slow aging
    • Explain the risk versus benefit of using testosterone and melatonin
    • Recognize the role of DHEA and DHEA-S on health and longevity
    • Identify the main concepts of an anti-aging strategy

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

    8.0

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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.

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    Biomechanics 201

    Introduction to Gait: Pedographs and Gait Analysis


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    • Explain the phases of human walking gait
    • Discuss the biomechanical events associated with stance phase of gait
    • Discuss the biomechanical events associated with swing phase of gait
    • Explain biomechanically what is happening during each phase of gait in the foot, ankle, knee and hip
    • Discuss the 3 rockers of the foot and how they apply to the gait cycle
    • Understand the calcaneocuboid locking mechanism and defend it's importance in the stance phase of gait
    • Summarize the ranges of motion of the foot, ankle, knee and hip and their importance in normal gait
    • Explain how stance phase abnormalities would impact the gait cycle
    • Demonstrate competency in obtaining a reproducible Pedograph print
    • Interpret rearfoot, midfoot and forefoot mechanics as seen on a pedograph print
    • Identify and interpret problem areas in a pedograph print
    • Identify stance phase abnormalities on a Pedograph print
    • Extrapolate pathomechanics which would occur rostrally in the kinetic chain during pathomechanics occurring in the gait cycle
    • Evaluate the impact of gait abnormalities on human locomotion

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    Biomechanics 201 - 216
    21.0

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    Biomechanics 202

    Foot Function and the Effects on the Core and Body Dynamics


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    • Describe how the motor and sensory homunculus relate to the foot and are integral to training and rehabilitation
    • Discuss the 3 rockers of the foot
    • Give examples of problems that result from a loss of the 3 rockers of the foot
    • Explain the concept of pelvis neutrality and its effect on training
    • Describe and examine the tripod of the foot
    • Breakdown most movement into 2 basic rules or tenets
    • Give examples of the problems which can arise if the 2 basic rules or tenets of movement are not followed
    • Discuss the clinical consequences of loss of the medial and lateral tripods of the foot

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    Biomechanics 203

    Gait Analysis: Normal and Abnormal Gait and Factors Affecting Them


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    • Discuss the normal walking gait cycle
    • Apply the biomechanics of the pelvis and lower kinetic chain during walking to clinical practice
    • Predict and discuss problems and clinical strategies that can arise from altered lower extremity biomechanics
    • Apply visual analysis skills
    • Evaluate case studies in gait analysis
    • Clinically apply solutions for gait abnormalities

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    Biomechanics 204

    Shoe Selection and the Effect and Impact on Gait


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    • Describe and identify how the parts of a running shoe affect running biomechanics
    • Compare and contrast different shoe constructions to the biomechanical needs of an individual
    • Determine the appropriate last shape for different foot types
    • Discuss the biomechanical consequences of improper vs. proper selection of last types
    • Predict which features in a shoe are necessary to correct faulty gait patterns

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    Biomechanics 205

    Barefoot Running and Gait: What You Need To Know


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    • Explore barefoot running from a position of biomechanical efficiency
    • Contrast the differences in shod vs unshod running
    • Predict problems that can arise from shod and barefoot running
    • Apply visual analysis skills to barefoot running technique
    • Describe how to introduce barefoot running to your patient population

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    Biomechanics 206

    A Case Study in Gait Analysis


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    • Discuss the salient points of conducting a visual gait analysis
    • Review the gait cycle and associated kinetics and kinematics
    • Discuss step length, stride length and how they are affected in a case of a person with posterior compartment weakness
    • Review the biomechanics associated with heel rise
    • Propose rehabilitation strategies for specific cases that were reviewed

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    Biomechanics 207

    A Case Study in Gait Analysis: Focus on Torsions and Versions


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    • Discuss the pitfall of video assessment of gait cases
    • Review the gait cycle with respect to stance phase abnormalities in a gait case
    • Differentiate between step length and stride length
    • Review heel rise and the windlass mechanism
    • Discuss the function of the long flexors of the toes in gait
    • Evaluate pelvic posturing as it relate to a gait case
    • Discuss the gait pathomechanics that result from a herniated disc

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    Biomechanics 208

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Challenges to the Knee During Gait


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    • Review the pertinent anatomy of the knee
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of knee function during the gait cycle
    • View and discuss case studies involving knee function
    • Predict pathomechanics that will arise from the gait abnormalities presented
    • Propose remedies for the gait abnormalities seen

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    Biomechanics 209

    Focus on the Hip


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    • Review the pertinent anatomy of the hip
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of hip function during the gait cycle
    • View and discuss case studies involving hip function and common clinical scenarios
    • Predict pathomechanics that will arise from the gait abnormalities presented
    • Propose remedies for the gait abnormalities seen

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    Biomechanics 210

    Running vs. Walking - Key Differences in Gait Analysis


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

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    Biomechanics 211

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on the Short Leg


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    • Review anatomical vs functional short leg
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of the short leg during the gait cycle
    • View and discuss case studies looking at functional and anatomical short legs
    • Predict pathomechanics that will arise from a short leg
    • Propose remedies for the gait abnormalities seen

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    Biomechanics 211 - 222
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    Biomechanics 212

    Case Studies in Gait Analysis: The Rearfoot


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    • Review fore foot to rearfoot relationships
    • Review the different rear foot types
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of rear foot function during the gait cycle
    • View and discuss case studies involving different rear foot types
    • Predict pathomechanics that will arise from gait abnormalities presented
    • Propose remedies for the gait abnormalities seen

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    Biomechanics 213

    A Closer Look at Gait Analysis


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

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    Biomechanics 214

    A Closer Look at Foot Types


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

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    Biomechanics 215

    Pedograph Use and Interpretation


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    • Briefly describe the history of the pedograph
    • Compare pedographs with other technologies available for foot imprinting
    • Explain how to obtain a reproducible pedograph
    • Discuss pedograph interpretation and what it means clinically

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    Biomechanics 216

    Focus on The Forefoot


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    • Review the pertinent anatomy of the foot
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of foot function during the gait cycle
    • View and discuss case studies involving foot function and common pathomechanics
    • Predict pathomechanics that will arise from the gait abnormalities presented
    • Propose remedies for the gait abnormalities seen

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    Biomechanics 217
    The Problematic Crossover Gait

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    • Define the crossover gait
    • Visually identify the crossover gait
    • Explain the biomechanical elements of the crossover gait
    • Analyze the cross over gait
    • Give examples of the cross over gait
    • Integrate your knowledge of the cross over gait to formulate an appropriate treatment plan
    • Outline some common exercises for cross over gait remediation

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    Biomechanics 218

    A Closer Look at Arm Swing in Gait


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    • Examine how arm swing correlates and integrates with the gait cycle
    • Visually identify arm swing
    • Explain the biomechanical elements of arm swing
    • Analyze arm swing
    • Give examples of normal and abnormal arm swing
    • Integrate your knowledge of arm swing to formulate an appropriate treatment plan

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    Biomechanics 219

    The Biomechanics of Running Relative to Shoe Choice


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    • Define minimal vs. neutral vs. guidance vs. motion control shoes
    • Contrast minimal vs. neutral vs. guidance vs. motion control shoes
    • Discuss current shoe trends
    • Discuss ramp delta and its implications in shoes and shoe fit

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    Biomechanics 220

    Common Cycling Injuries Related to Bike Fit


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    • Review the injuries associated with an improperly fitting bike frame and how to properly size a frame to a person
    • Discuss how cleat position can lead to biomechanical problems and injuries related to power loss.
    • Demonstrate how to properly place cleats on shoes to avoid injury and increase power transfer
    • Discuss injuries that stem from inappropriate seat height, saddle for and aft position and handlebar reach and explain how to determine appropriate seat height, fore and aft saddle position and handlebar reach.

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    Biomechanics 221

    Static Assessment and the Glass Pedograph


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    • Review static postural foot assessment as it relates to a case study
    • Describe muscular compensations that may occur as the result leg length differences
    • Compare muscular action vectors and their changes with aberrant foot mechanics
    • Discuss the concept of flexor dominance and how it relates to the long flexors of the toes

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    Biomechanics 222

    Advanced Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on Neurological Disorders


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    • Discuss the gait cycle and gait cycle biomechanics
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy etiologies
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy gait abnormalities
    • Propose rehabilitation strategies for abnormalities commonly seen in many neurological disorders

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    Biomechanics 222 - 225
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    Hour 1
    • Discuss the gait cycle and gait cycle biomechanics
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy etiologies
    • Discuss Tetrasomy 18 and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy gait abnormalities
    • Propose rehabilitation strategies for abnormalities commonly seen in many neurological disorders
    Hour 2
    • Review the anatomical and functional causes of  leg length discrepancies
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of leg length discrepancies during the gait cycle.
    • View and discuss several new case studies looking at anatomical leg length discrepancies and the impact of compensations to accommodate the fixed changes. 
    • Discuss examination procedures to facilitate understanding of the pathomechanics resulting from a leg length discrepancy. 
    • Propose intrinsic and extrinsic remedies for the gait abnormalities seen.
    Hour 3
    • Provide an overview of orthotic therapy
    • Review orthotic casting processes and contrast differences and potential pitfalls in them
    • Discuss common problems arising from orthotic prescription (blisters, pain during use, pressure spots, etc)
    • Propose mechanisms for why problems occur biomechanically
    • Present remedies for common problems that arise
    Hour 4
    • Discuss retraining CNS sensory and motor patterns
    • Present several key concepts in visual gait analysis
    • Introduce lesser known anatomical points of interest in the sacroiliac joint
    • Discuss some rehabilitation strategies for the sacroiliac joint

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    Biomechanics 223

    New Case Studies of Fixed Leg Length Discrepancies and the Compounding Biomechanical Compensations that Produce Pain


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    • Review the anatomical and functional causes of  leg length discrepancies
    • Review the kinematics and kinetics of leg length discrepancies during the gait cycle.
    • View and discuss several new case studies looking at anatomical leg length discrepancies and the impact of compensations to accommodate the fixed changes. 
    • Discuss examination procedures to facilitate understanding of the pathomechanics resulting from a leg length discrepancy. 
    • Propose intrinsic and extrinsic remedies for the gait abnormalities seen.

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    Biomechanics 224

    How to Address Common Problems Associated With Prescribing Orthotics


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    • Provide an overview of orthotic therapy
    • Review orthotic casting processes and contrast differences and potential pitfalls in them
    • Discuss common problems arising from orthotic prescription (blisters, pain during use, pressure spots, etc)
    • Propose mechanisms for why problems occur biomechanically
    • Present remedies for common problems that arise

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    Biomechanics 225

    Current Concepts in Gait and Rehabilitation


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    • Discuss retraining CNS sensory and motor patterns
    • Present several key concepts in visual gait analysis
    • Introduce lesser known anatomical points of interest in the sacroiliac joint
    • Discuss some rehabilitation strategies for the sacroiliac joint

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 226

    Gait Analysis


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    • Discuss the ideal kinetics and kinematics of the walking gait cycle
    • Present the normal lower extremity parameters/ontogeny surrounding the requisites for gait
    • Explore the impact of lower extremity torsions on foot progression angle
    • Highlight the differences between tibial and femoral leg length discrepancies
    • View video examples of different aspects of gait

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    Biomechanics 227
    Building a Better bridge: A critical look at the bridging exercise

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    • Review the mechanics of the bridge exercise
    • Discuss the current indexed literature surrounding the bridge exercise
    • Describe potential pitfalls in performing and prescribing the bridge exercise
    • Point out the differences of maintaining a "neutral spine" versus an increased or decreased lumbar lordosis
    • Identify potential ways to correct faulty mechanics and optimize performance of the bridge exercise


    The bridge exercise has been a staple amongst conditions seeking to rehabilitate everything from lower back pain to gait abnormalities. Traditionally, this is predominantly a gluteus maximus exercise however we often find that it is dominated by the hamstrings. This presentation goes through the recent research surrounding this exercise as well as ways to optimize its efficacy and clinical utility.



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    Biomechanics 228
    Understanding the Glutes: A Literature Update

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    • describe a new, novel test to diagnose gluteus medius tears
    • explain the various functions of the gluteus maximus and medius
    • explore the effects of a resistance band around the knees on the gluteus maximus, quadricep and valgus angles on the knees during a back barbell squat
    • contrast gluteus medius resistance and rehabilitation exercises with respect to maximal recruitment
    • discuss electromyographic activity in the gluteus medius, gluteus maximus, biceps femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and rectus femoris during the Monopodal Squat, Forward Lunge and Lateral Step-Up exercises.

    This presentation covers some of the prominent current research on the gluteal muscles expanding on the anatomy, physiology, neurology, bio and neuromechanics of this fascinating muscle group.

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    Breathing Essentials 201

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


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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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    Breathing Essentials 201 - 204
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    Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

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    Breathing Essentials 201 - 207
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    Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

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    Breathing Essentials 202

    Function of Respiration


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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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    Breathing Essentials 203

    Altered Breathing Patterns and Their Consequences


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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Childhood Developmental Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders Certification 301
    Physical Exam for the Newborn & Infant

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    • Extrapolate the root cause(s) of neurodevelopmental disorders in children, adolescents and event adults from a neurological perspective.
    • Discuss what a brain imbalance is, how to identify it and most importantly how to rehabilitate it
    • Explain the research pertaining to neurodevelopmental disorders
    • Cite the overwhelming statistics for neurodevelopmental disorders disorders in today’s society. 
    • Outline how environmental stimulus affects the attentional network and how the brain processes the information
    • Summarize the cause and effect of environmental stimulus on children's development.
    • Differentiate how untreated disorders in children can lead to attention disorders, general anxiety disorder, and other health issues in adults
    • Compare the impact the family environment has on children's brain development and ultimately, the impact on adolescent brain health
    • Explain childhood neurodevelopmental disorders from the beginning of the development of the brain
    • Utilize the tools and knowledge in brain development
    • Recognize the brain network and connections and how these are affected in children with neurodevelopmental disorders and overall brain imbalances
    • Identify brain imbalances during examination. 
    • Support the true nutritional component of children with neurodevelopmental disorders and how the food they eat can play a significant role in their signs and symptoms. 
    • Explain the effect of food sensitivities, allergies and environmental stimuli
    • Discuss the family environment and how it may positively or negatively impact a child with learning disorders
    • Outline the gut-brain connection in children from infancy through adolescence and determine what is needed for these systems to correctly develop
    • Introduce appropriate foods and outline what foods to avoid 
    • Recommend nutritional and supplement recommendations to families to increase the success of treating children with neurodevelopmental disorders and learning disability
    • Discuss the history of Chiropractic and how it is important in understanding the concept in brain health. 
    • Summarize how Chiropractic with Functional Neurology is used to treat brain imbalances 
    • The course will discuss how the brain controls things like muscle tone and if an asymmetry is seen in muscle tone, how does this relate to the brain itself and most importantly, how can it be addressed.
    • Outline all of the stages of brain development from birth through adulthood and provide normative data for examination reference. 
    • Recognize the signs and symptoms of delays in brain development during examination
    • Identify the stages of visual examination for children and discover areas of the brain that maybe impacted
    • Perform a newborn and infant examination for early detection of neurodevelopmental disorders that can be predictive of learning disabilities or behavioral disorders. 
    • Test primitive reflexes in infants and identify when they are to be inhibited. 
    • Use methods to inhibit the reflexes to assist in balancing out the 2 hemisphere's of the brain
    • Test for primitive reflexes in children of all ages and outline the normal findings for milestone ages. 
    • Relate primitive reflexes to specific brain networks and connections and diagnosis a specific location in the brain that might be imbalanced and not functioning properly. 
    • Explain how the brain is essential in re-mediating primitive reflexes and where each primitive reflex is controlled in the brain.
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    • Utilize appropriate techniques in examining infants including testing primitive reflexes, properly interacting and controlling the exam of an infant child. 
    • Discuss what drives behavior in adults and how this relates to brain development of a child and ultimately, the brain health of an adult. 
    • Outline the different types of attachment styles in children and adults and the science behind each of them and how they can be altered/controlled in the brain.

    Robert Melillo, DC, DABCN

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    Childhood Developmental Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders Certification 302
    ADHD, OCD and Tourette's Part 1

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    • Extrapolate the root cause(s) of neurodevelopmental disorders in children, adolescents and event adults from a neurological perspective.
    • Discuss why brain development is important and how to identify it and how it can impact children and adults.
    • Explain the research pertaining to ADD/ADHD 
    • Summarize the various cognitive and academic testing that is used for the evaluation and diagnosis of ADD/ADHD. 
    • Cite the networks of the brain that are used based upon the results of cognitive and academic testing.  
    • Outline how academic testing can be interpreted to identify a neurological imbalance in the brain. 
    • Compare the different stages of evolution, the evolution of the brain and movement 
    • Differentiate how the the brain evolved into a complex brain with complex movements and what that means
    • Compare the stages of cognitive and academic childhood development 
    • Cement the concept of Hemisphere imbalances with ADHD by showing research studies.
    • Identify and score primitive reflexes in infants and children
    • Identify when each primitive reflex should be inhibited and the therapy necessary to inhibit PR's found to still be present on the examination
    • Techniques and methods to evaluate primitive reflexes during an examination.
    • Identity through examination the primitive reflexes normative values and also deficits in children with neurodevelopmental disorders
    • How the PR's can play a significant role in their signs and symptoms. 
    • summarize how functional measurements and functional assessments can be used for a complete picture of neurodevelopmental disorders.
    • Identify the tools needed to put together a complete treatment program based upon the findings from the functional measurements and assessments.
    • Discuss the family environment and how it may positively or negatively impact a child with learning disorders
    • Outline all of the networks and pathways in children with neurodevelopmental disorders 
    • Demonstrate all of the core stability exercises and the levels of testing for each
    • Introduce appropriate therapies and treatments to strengthen core and postural muscles
    • Recommend normative data for all testing and setting up a treatment program.  
    • Discuss the benefits Chiropractic and how the postural muscles and spine is important in understanding the concept in brain health. 
    • Summarize how Chiropractic with Functional Neurology is used to treat brain imbalances 

    Robert Melillo, DC, DABCN

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201

    The Five Common Neurological Complaints of Pregnancy


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    • Outline the most commonly encountered neurological complaints of pregnancy that a D.C. might encounter in practice
    • Differentiate between similar complaints to establish best course of care
    • Modify normal practices, techniques and methods to accommodate for the biomechanical changes of the pregnancy patient
    • Integrate other palliative therapies to relieve these complaints
    • Analyze and adjust according to the complaint and concomitant exam findings

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201 - 207
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    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 202

    Case Management of Common Pregnancy Related Complaints


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    • Outline eight commonly encountered complaints of pregnancy that a DC might encounter in practice
    • Differentiate between similar complaints to establish best course of care
    • Understand the various causes of each complaint and how to address these causes
    • Integrate other palliative therapies to relieve these complaints
    • Analyze and adjust according to the complaint and concomitant exam findings

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 203

    Herbs and Homeopathy During Pregnancy


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    • Outline the most common herbal and homeopathic remedies that may be useful to a DC who cares for pregnant patients
    • Differentiate between helpful remedies and those contraindicated for use during pregnancy
    • How and when to successfully integrate these palliative therapies to relieve common complaints of pregnancy
    • Recognize the basics of homeopathy, why and how it works, how to administer remedies and proper use and storage of remedies
    • Generalize the use and need for these remedies to accommodate the special needs and concerns of the pregnancy patient

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 204

    Dietary and Exercise Concerns During Pregnancy


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    • Outline necessary dietary requirements for the mother to be
    • Differentiate between safe and unsafe exercises that can be recommended to the expectant mother
    • Give examples of safe exercise practices to the pregnant patient
    • Identify the normal and customary weight gain during a healthy pregnancy
    • Offer dietary recommendations and healthy food choices to the pregnant patient

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 205

    Preventing Birth Trauma with Proper Pre-Natal Care


    2.0

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    • Identify the most common birth trauma(s) to a newborn
    • Assess the biomechanics of the pregnant pelvis
    • Recognize how certain maternal pelvic misalignments can lead to increased incidence of various birth traumas
    • Modify adjustive techniques and methods to better care for the pregnant patient
    • Reduce the prevalence of certain birth traumas due to distortions and misalignments in the maternal pelvis

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 206

    Common Tests and Procedures - Risks and Benefits


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    • Identify the most common medical tests and procedures performed on pregnant and laboring women
    • Recognize the risks of these tests and procedures
    • Assess the benefits of these tests and procedures
    • Effectively explain these risks and benefits to the pregnant patient
    • Assist in the preparation of a well thought out and defined birth plan for the pregnant patient

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 207

    Case Studies of Breech Presentation and Various Common Complaints of Pregnancy


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    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with a breech presentation
    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with various common complaints of pregnancy
    • Identify the various causes of a breech presentation and how to address these causes
    • Integrate or eliminate other palliative therapies to aid in the reversal of a breech presentation and common complaints of pregnancy
    • Analyze and adjust according to the patient history and concomitant exam findings

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 208
    Commonly Encountered Subluxation and Misalignment Patterns with Breech Presentations and Twin Breech Presentations

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    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with a breech presentation
    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with various common complaints of pregnancy
    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with a twin breech presentation
    • Integrate or eliminate other palliative therapies to aid in the reversal of a breech presentation and common complaints of pregnancy
    • Analyze and adjust according to the patient history and concomitant exam findings

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 209

    Correlating Pubic Bone Misalignment with Posterior Occiput Presentation of A Fetus and Round Ligament Pain During Pregnancy


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    • Outline commonly encountered misalignment and/or subluxation patterns that present with a breech presentation
    • Identify the correlation between a misaligned pubic bone and an occiput posterior presentation
    • Draw a parallel between a superior pubic bone misalignment and round ligament pain
    • Develop a pregnancy care plan based on exam findings and presenting complaints

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 210
    Chiropractic Care - Immediate Postpartum Period

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    • Outline commonly encountered postpartum complaints that a chiropractor might encounter in practice
    • Understand the various chiropractic causes of each complaint and how to address these causes.
    • Integrate other palliative therapies to relieve these complaints if applicable
    • Analyze and adjust according to the complaint and concomitant exam findings
    • Modify adjustive techniques and methods to better care for the postpartum patient

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 211
    Pregnancy and Pediatric Treatment Evidence, Adverse Events and Clinical Considerations

    2.0

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    Hour 1

    • Examine all reported cases of serious adverse events in infants and children receiving manual therapies from chiropractors as well as practitioners from other disciplines
    • Outline the connection between pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and biomechanical changes during pregnancy
    • Review differential diagnostic consideration for the important causes of back pain in children and adolescents
    • Analyze the design and results of a pragmatic study on chiropractic care for infant colic
    • Justify the chiropractic management of pregnant patients with low back or pelvic pain

    Hour 2

    • Outline the state of the literature on the treatment of childhood respiratory conditions with manual therapy
    • Evaluate the effect of supplementing various combinations and types of micronutrients on the course and outcomes of pregnancy
    • Examine whether a multimodal approach of musculoskeletal and obstetric management (MOM) was superior to standard obstetric care to relieve pain and reduce impairment and disability in the antepartum period
    • Assess the peer-reviewed literature on the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions in treating lumbopelvic pain during pregnancy
    • Summarize the results of a systematic review evaluating the evidence for the use of spinal manipulative therapy for pediatric conditions

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 212

    Acupuncture, Exercise, Pelvic Floor and Abdominal Function, Best Practices for Children


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    • Appraise the literature pertaining to the safety of acupuncture for pregnant women
    • Summarize consensus-based recommendations regarding best practices for the chiropractic care of children
    • Explore the association between exercise levels and types pre-pregnancy and pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy in nulliparous women
    • Assess alterations in pelvic floor function in pregnant women secondary to spinal manipulation
    • Compare the effectiveness of Kinesio taping combined with exercise on abdominal recovery in women post-caesarean section compared with exercise alone

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 213

    Essential Oils for Pregnancy and Labor


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    • Identify safety measures involved with essential oils
    • Understand the various possible reactions if safety measures are not followed properly 
    • Outline common methods of applications of various essential oils
    • Identify the essential oils commonly used during pregnancy and labor and the uses of each
    • Further identify essential oils that are contraindicated during pregnancy and labor

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 214
    The Pregnant Chiropractic Patient. Now What

    3.0

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    • Discuss the role of chiropractic manipulation and the evidence surrounding reduced back pain in pregnant women.
    • Discuss the role of chiropractic manipulation and the evidence surrounding musculoskeletal conditions related to pregnancy
    • Describe the somatovisceral reflex
    • Review options for conservative pain management for musculoskeletal conditions related to pregnancy
    • Interpret evidence-based data for safety of spinal manipulation of pregnant women.
    • Describe presentation of musculoskeletal conditions seen in postpartum patients
    • Perform evaluation of musculoskeletal conditions seen in postpartum patients
    • Discuss treatment options for musculoskeletal conditions seen in postpartum patients
    • Formulate a nutritional plan for women

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 215
    The History, Science, Pathologization of Medicalized and Natural Childbirth and the Anatomy of Natural Childbirth

    3.0

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    Hour 1
    • Utilize a more comprehensive knowledge of primitive birth practices and outcomes in a clinical consultation setting with a prenatal patient.
    • Integrate a deeper understanding of the contextual nature of women’s attitudes toward childbirth in the 17th Century as a continuum between more primitive and modern birth.
    • Describe the key environmental factors that negatively impacted childbirth outcomes in the 16-20th Centuries.
    • Describe the impact of the lithotomy position on birth outcomes.
    • Analyze the significance of the puerperal fever epidemic of the 19th Century and its iatrogenic origins.
    Hour 2
    • Describe the state of obstetrical practice and performance in the late 19th and early 20th Century.
    • Describe the state of midwifery practice and performance in the late 19th and early 20th Century.
    • Communicate the three elements of the DeLee protocols and how they each impacted childbirth outcomes in the early 20th Century.
    • Analyze the current state of maternity care in the United States in the context of the industrialized world.
    • Utilize the information concerning the history of the emergence of universally medicalized childbirth to empower patients to advocate for their optimal birth experience.
    Hour 3
    • Describe the three primary tangents from indigenous birth experiences that the development of agrarian and industrial societies generated.
    • Describe the origins of the early pioneers of natural childbirth in America in the 1940’s-1970’s.
    • Communicate the relationship between economic and industrial considerations and the development of universal obstetric intervention in childbirth in the U.S.
    • Analyze the concept of ‘pasmo’ as it relates to the effect of the external environment on a laboring woman.
    • Communicate the current evidence comparing home and hospital births in terms of safety and efficacy.

    Matt Rushford, DC

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    Clinical Justification 201

    Clinical Justification for Treatment of Low Back Pain


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    • Utilize the Official Disability Guidelines for Low Back Pain.
    • Apply the Official Disability Guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of low back pain.
    • Use the CCGPP Guidelines for the treatment of low back pain.
    • Integrate Outcome Assessments for clinical justification of chiropractic treatment low back pain.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Clinical Justification 202

    Clinical Justification for Treatment of Neck and Upper Back Pain


    1.0

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    • Utilize the Official Disability Guidelines for Neck Pain.
    • Apply the Official Disability Guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of neck and upper back pain.
    • Use the CCGPP Guidelines for the treatment of neck and upper back pain.
    • Integrate Outcome Assessments for clinical justification of chiropractic treatment for neck and upper back pain.

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    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Clinical Justification 203

    Clinical Justification for Treatment of the Shoulder


    1.0

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    • Utilize the Official Disability Guidelines for Shoulder Pain
    • Apply the Official Disability Guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of shoulder pain
    • Illustrate sensitivity and specificity of orthopedic tests for the shoulder
    • Integrate Outcome Assessments for clinical justification of chiropractic treatment for neck and upper back pain

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Clinical Justification 204

    Clinical Justification for the Chiropractic Treatment of Headaches


    1.0

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    • Utilize the Official Disability Guidelines for Headaches.
    • Apply the Official Disability Guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of headaches.
    • Use the CCGPP Guidelines for the treatment of headaches.
    • Integrate Outcome Assessments for clinical justification of chiropractic treatment for headaches.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 201
    Cognitive Processes in CBT

    2.0

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    Hour 1
    • Describe the cognitive model
    • Distinguish suppressed memories and false memories
    • Explain the role of cognitive biases in mental disorders
    • Describe the bias measurement tools commonly employed
    Hour 2
    • Summarize the evidence for the efficacy of CBT
    • Outline several CBT therapies
    • Associate CBT therapies to specific disorders

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 201 - 204
    6.0

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    Course Group includes all Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Courses numbered 201 through 204

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 202
    Learning Principles in CBT

    1.0

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    • Summarize the learning principles of cognitive behavioral therapy
    • Explain the concepts of classical conditioning and extinction
    • Describe operant conditioning
    • Outline how constructivism, attribution, and metacognition interact in cognitive learning theory
    • Give examples of how social learning theories are incorporated into the treatment of behavioral disorders

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 203
    Treatment-Relevant Assessment in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

    2.0

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    Hour 1
    • Describe the benefits of evidence based assessment
    • Explain the importance of treatment monitoring
    • List important criteria when selecting an assessment instrument
    • Compare methods of assessing cognitive content, cognitive processes and schema
    Hour 2
    • Compare methods of assessing cognitive content, cognitive processes and schema
    • Summarize the issues associated with cognitive assessment
    • Describe priming
    • Indicate the stability of cognitive vulnerabilities

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 204

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Somatoform Disorders and Pain


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    • Define the term Somatic Symptom Disorder
    • Summarize the evidence for the etiologies of somatoform disorders
    • List several of the therapeutic tools used in treating somatoform disorders
    • Assess the evidence for CBT efficacy in somatoform disorders

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Compliance 202

    State and National Requirements for Office Policy and Procedure


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    • Interpret compliance advice and regulations directly from the Federal Office of Inspector General (OIG)
    • Identify and become compliant with other requirements from the state level through third-party payer contractual obligations
    • Review existing policy and procedure for compliance, including OIG compliance, HIPAA compliance, and other federal and state programs

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Compliance 203

    Audit Billing and Coding for Maximum Safety


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    • Use an E/M auditing tool to identify which level of E/M code is appropriate for the documentation provided
    • Code E/M services for both new and established patients
    • Audit E/M visits in the context of a compliance audit

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Compliance 204

    Improved Compliance via Self Audit


    1.0

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    • Apply guidelines for accurate coding and compliant billing practices
    • Install monitoring to ensure standards are met
    • Self-audit for compliance purposes
    • Create internal policy and procedure to improve compliance

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Compliance 205

    Compliance Factors to Consider with Insurance Billing and Follow Up


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    • Identify risk areas in the claim adjudication process and apply learned knowledge to prevent missteps
    • Discuss federal, state, and payer guidelines that govern billing activities
    • Avoid behaviors that violate the carrier contract and ensure compliance with regulations
    • Evaluate provider contracts and payer policy for complete clarification on claim process

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Compliance 206

    Year End Financial Compliance


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    • Utilize self-auditing methods to identify high risk areas of patient finance in the office
    • Develop systems for accountability and transparency in patient accounting
    • Apply appropriate fee schedule measures to ensure validity in account posting
    • Address federal and state guidelines for discounting to ensure compliance

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Compliance 207

    Patient Financial Standard Operating Procedure


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    • Apply the process for setting your fees legally and compliantly and according to Federal regulation
    • Know the policies of ALL your carriers to be compliant
    • Properly administer desired discounts without running afoul of the Federal and State regulations
    • Implement legal hardship discounts, if desired, using the Federal guidelines to appropriately verify hardship

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Concussion 201

    Concussion Inflammatory Cascade


    3.0

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    Hour 1

    • Discuss the Inflammatory Cascade
    • Identify the mechanics of concussion that results in inflammation
    • Describe the neuro-chemical cascade of concussion

    Hour 2

    • Perform physical exam protocols in inflammation as it relates to concussion
    • Perform Neurological exam protocols in inflammation as it relates to concussion
    • Perform Chiropractic exam protocols including incorporating AK exam
    • Apply Chiropractic exam protocols in inflammation
    • Utilize advanced examination protocols in inflammation

    Hour 3

    • Perform structural treatment protocols to treat inflammation related to concussion
    • Utilize phytonutrient protocols to treat inflammation related to concussion
    • Use specific therapeutic protocols to resolve inflammation with literature citations

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DICAK

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    Concussion 201 - 202
    6.0

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    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DICAK

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    Concussion 202

    Concussion Stress Cascade


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    Hour 1

    • Discuss the Selye Stress Response
    • Discuss the mechanics of concussion that results in the inflammatory response
    • Describe the cortisol cascade response associated with concussion

    Hour 2

    • Perform physical exam protocols in the stress response
    • Perform Neurological exam protocols in the cortisol cascade
    • Apply Chiropractic exam protocols in the cortisol cascade
    • Utilize advanced examination protocols in evaluating the stress response

    Hour 3

    • Perform chiropractic treatment protocols to treat the stress response
    • Utilize nutritional protocols to treat inflammation related to the stress response and concussion
    • Use evidenced based therapeutic protocols to address the cortisol cascade associated with concussion with literature citations

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DICAK

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    Core Stability 201

    Foundation Form and Function


    4.0

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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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    Cultural Competency 203

    Become a Culturally Competent Provider - Caring for: Asians, Blacks, Middle Easterners, etc.


    1.0

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    • Develop an appreciation of the impact of culture group, minority group and racial group on the health care relationship.
    • Increase sensitivity, knowledge and skills to promote effective intercultural interactions.
    • Identify our own provider culture/judgments /biases and their impact.
    • Examine characteristics of Asians, Blacks and Middle Easterners.
    • Summarize how to care for patients of these three ethnic/racial groups and how to narrow the gap between us
    • Develop an understanding/plan of how to reach out to these populations.

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Cultural Competency 204

    Understanding Cultural Competence in Health Care


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    • Describe cultural diversity
    • Recognize the need for cultural competence in health care
    • Explain the concept of health disparity
    • Define culture and cultural competence
    • Differentiate between the concepts of culture, race, ethnicity, diversity, and minority
    • Describe the Cultural Competence Continuum
    • Discuss the interdependency between the levels of cultural competence

    Richard Saporito, DC

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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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    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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    Diagnostic Imaging 203
    THE Basics of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound of the Ankle

    1.0

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    • Review normal anatomy of the ankle
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the ankle
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the ankle
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the ankle
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the ankle

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    Diagnostic Imaging 204
    THE Basics of Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound of the Knee

    1.0

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    • Review normal anatomy of the knee
    • Discuss the ultrasound examination scanning techniques of the knee
    • Recognize normal sonographic anatomy of the knee
    • List the complete standard sonographic protocol of the knee
    • Distinguish abnormal sonographic findings and pathologies of the knee

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    Documentation 101

    Documentation and Insurance Protocols Related to Medical Record Keeping, Billing and Coding


    2.0

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    • Develop the skills for medical documentation record keeping for proper patient care and adherence to insurance protocols
    • Summarize informed consent, Evidenced-based care, Medicare guidelines and NCQA guidelines
    • Identify common treatment procedures and modalities used in a chiropractic practice And recognize contraindications to them
    • designate specific items to consider when interpreting and/or taking plain film X-rays
    • Summarize the value of laboratory and diagnostic testing.
    • Recognize the importance of patient communication skills in order to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients
    • Modify procedures and forms to prevent the possibility of a legal malpractice action against the doctor

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    Documentation 102

    Medicare Documentation - Part 1


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    Hour 1

    • Utilize improved patient communication skills with Medicare Patients 
    • Apply appropriate risk management procedures to enhance patient communication
    • Identify the four elements of legal malpractice and recognize the key components to avoid a malpractice action  
    • Utilize key components of good documentation and record keeping
    • Integrate the legal requirements of informed consent in your informed consent process 

    Hour 2

    • Summarize why doctors are held to higher standards
    • Discuss the Do’s and Don’ts of record keeping
    • Use the 21 NCQA guidelines for appropriate medical record keeping and integrate the 3 key components of Evidence Based Practice (EBP)

    Hour 3

    • Assess Medicare’s mandatory Electronic Health Records (EHR) requirement        
    • Discuss key items related to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) reports regarding Medicare and chiropractic services
    • Summarize Executive Order issued by the White House titled reducing improper payments and eliminating waste in the Federal Programs

    Hour 4

    • Determine what triggers an audit and key items to consider if audited
    • Utilize a step by step approach to meet all Federal Medicare Documentation guidelines 
    • Summarize Medicare’s guidelines for necessity of chiropractic care and its covered services
    • Prepare treatment plans per Medicare’s regulation requirements
    • Recognize Medicare’s policy requirements pertaining to x-ray/diagnostic reimbursement
    • Determine if ordering vs. referred services meet Medicare’s policy when performed by a chiropractic physician

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 103

    Medicare Documentation - Part 2


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    Hour 1

    • Demonstrate the key elements pertaining to Medicare’s documentation requirements for initial and subsequent patient encounters  
    • Describe the three categories of chiropractic care covered through Medicare and the one category exempt from Medicare coverage
    • Apply Medicare’s x-ray requirements for documenting a subluxation
    • Utilize Medicare Advance Beneficiary Notification (ABN) form and its guidelines 
    • Use Medicare’s PARTS system to document a subluxation
    • Summarize the transformation of Medicare’s PARTS system utilizing the AIR S & M method               
    • Include proper Medicare documentation for daily progress notes (SOAP), in order to meet insurance guidelines and meet medical necessity 

    Hour 2

    • Integrate a 7 step approach to meet E/M (Evaluation/Management) coding requirements to meet Medicare’s guidelines

    Hour 3

    • Review Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MARCA) aka Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) and the Merit Based Incentive Payment Program (MIPS)                                                                    

    Hour 4

    • Apply the critical components of Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment (CMT) coding and Medicare’s requirements for documentation
    • Use diagnostic codes ICD-10 (primary subluxation M-codes biomechanical lesions and secondary medical codes) to meet Medicare’s diagnosis requirements
    • Recognize Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) codes and how it relates to the Medicare system
    • Utilize Medicare modifiers   
    • Identify some of the key items with regards to completing the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 1500 claim form   
    • Summarize Medicare’s mandatory claims submission policy                                   
    • Explain the five levels of Medicare appeals process
    • Distinguish between Medicare participating vs. non-participating provider requirements

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    Documentation 153
    Documenting Bodily/Personal Injury Cases

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    • Develop the skills for medical documentation record-keeping for proper patient care and adherence to insurance value based parameters
    • Recognize the importance, and benefits of thorough chart documentation from the standpoint of the patient, the provider, the profession and third-party payors
    • Show how outcome assessment documentation benefits the patient, the provider, the profession, and third-party payors
    • Demonstrate physical examination procedures that are the basis for diagnosis formulation and value based data
    • Examine skills necessary to incorporate an outcomes-based, evidenced-influenced approach to patient-centered health care in bodily injuries

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Documentation 154

    Risk Management Considerations for Documentation


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    • Develop the skills for medical documentation record-keeping for proper patient care
    • Recognize the importance and benefits of documentation methodology from the standpoint of risk management
    • Identify selected documentation problems and errors
    • Summarize recommendations for improving patient care documentation

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    Documentation 157

    Clinical Documentation


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    • Define the Problem Oriented Medical Record (POMR).
    • Demonstrate taking a complete patient history.
    • Define the Evaluation and Management examination for the musculoskeletal system.
    • Define Outcome Assessment.
    • Illustrate the P.A.R.T. format of documentation.
    • Define proper assessment for SOAP notes.
    • Discuss proper documentation of treatment performed on each visit.
    • Discuss proper documentation of treatment plans.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Documentation 158

    ICD-10


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    • Comprehend the reasons for transitioning from ICD9 to ICD10
    • Determine the critical differences with the new ICD10 codes
    • Utilize the proper alpha and numeric aspects of commonly used ICD10 codes for  Chiropractic
    • Observe the practicality of combining clinical documentation and the proper use of ICD10 codes.

    Gregg Friedman, DC

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    Documentation 160

    ICD-10: Navigating the Coding Maze


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    • Discuss the history of ICD-10-CM codes
    • Discuss the Official ICD-10-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
    • Identify and discuss the tools needed to navigate the ICD-10 codes
    • Discuss the General Equivalence Mappings (GEM’s) and their significance and how they relate to ICD-10-CM Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
    • Identify and discuss how to select the appropriate ICD-10 code to its highest specificity
    • Examples to be discussed

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    Documentation 161

    Keys to Clinical Documentation


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

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    Documentation 162

    Regs and Risk Management with Maintenance Care


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    • Differentiate between active and maintenance care in clinical documentation
    • Execute the use of advance notice in third party patients correctly and accurately
    • Identify and implement strategies to clarify the difference between active and maintenance care in documentation
    • Recognize and adopt best practices in proper notification about maintenance care vs. active treatment

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 163

    Documenting for Medical Necessity of Manual Therapies


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    • Properly document findings and recommendations around muscle therapies
    • Master the documentation necessary in daily visits to verify medical necessity
    • Identify and implement strategies the most important findings and rationale necessary to add muscle therapies to the treatment plan
    • Recognize how to differentiate between various manual therapies to meet the requirements of third-party payers' medical review policy

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    Documentation 164

    Compliance with Federal Guidelines for Timed Physical Medicine Procedures


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    • Differentiate between supervised modalities, constant attendance modalities, and therapeutic procedures
    • Properly document the time and service for any physical medicine modality and procedure
    • Clearly define the rationale for these services within the patient's medical record

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    Documentation 165

    Compliant Coding and Documentation for all Chiropractic Techniques


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    • Recognize the varying specific requirements for documenting unique adjusting techniques in regards to compliant records and risk management
    • Properly document patient encounters for medical necessity
    • Discuss the Medical Review Policy insurers use in reviewing medical documentation
    • Review case studies and examples to identify documentation errors during self-auditing

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 166

    Documentation and Coding of Therapeutic Activities


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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 therapy services

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    Documentation 167

    The Life Cycle of a Patients Chart


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    • Apply best practices for using abbreviations, addressing legibility, authentication of signatures, and managing the day-to-day flow of your patient records 
    • Clearly delineate the beginning and end of episodes of patient care, proper recording of these episodes, and boundary discussions with patients 
    • Locate and utilize the definitions of medically necessary care, and apply it as a differentiator from clinically appropriate care
    • Assess documentation across the life cycle of the patient’s chart from history to discharge and on through maintenance and wellness care based on live examples demonstrated
    • Identify the deficiencies that may be present in your documentation through the eyes of an auditor

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 168

    The Secrets of Chiro-Compliant Coding


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    • Utilize documentation requirements for the most commonly used CPT codes in the profession
    • Apply coding techniques and algorithms to ensure the proper code is selected to meet E/M documentation guidelines
    • Recognize the codes that carry the highest degree of risk and confirm that documentation meets the code requirements
    • Identify the mandatory elements of medical review policy for selected chiropractic codes

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 169

    Triage Your Patients with Compliant Treatment


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    • Compose Complete and Accurate Treatment Plans
    • Formulate multiple Standard Treatment Protocols for better compliance and efficiency
    • Differentiate patient care plans per Patient condition severity
    • Propose recommendations based on exam findings, not third party coverage

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 170

    Medicare and the Quality Payment Program


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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 171

    Ancillary Services: Yes, You Have to Document Those Too


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    • Know how to document exactly what’s required for initial visit treatment plans including physical medicine procedures
    • Apply sample language to include in each daily visit note that will meet documentation guidelines for these modalities and procedures, including properly recording time for timed services
    • Command the mechanics of how to authenticate documentation for services provided by auxiliary team members
    • Tie the patient’s diagnosis to the treatment plan for tissue-specific, physical medicine solutions
    • Tell a complete and coherent account of the patient’s daily visit journey, outlining the crucial language necessary to justify medical necessity for all services rendered

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 172

    In-Processing Federal Patients: Active or Maintenance


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    • Recognize and document the difference between active and maintenance care
    • Use a decision-making matrix to determine the reportability of active treatment, and to be able to help the patient understand the distinction
    • Apply the Medicare standard of recordkeeping to intake requirements to establish a baseline for episodes of care
    • Determine whether routine visits qualify as active treatment when presented with new and updated complaints

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 173

    Why Render A Prognosis? Defining the Problem


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    • Describe the need for prognosis
    • Summarize what a prognosis is
    • Demonstrate the use of prognostic tools
    • Appraise your individual patient’s outlook for recovery.
    • Measure the progress
    • Make evidence based clinical decisions
    • Substantiate your opinion for expert testimony.
    • Illustrate the evidence for care.
    • Prescribe evidence based care plans.
    • Properly document and code complicated cases
    • Improve the patient report of findings and discharge procedures

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Documentation 173 - 174
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    • Describe the need for prognosis
    • Summarize what a prognosis is
    • Demonstrate the use of prognostic tools
    • Appraise your individual patient’s outlook for recovery.
    • Measure the progress
    • Make evidence based clinical decisions
    • Substantiate your opinion for expert testimony.
    • Illustrate the evidence for care.
    • Prescribe evidence based care plans.
    • Increase your reimbursement for complicated cases.
    • Improve the patient report of findings and discharge

    Hour 6

    • Interpret in documentation, the difference between active, medically necessary care vs. clinically appropriate but possibly maintenance adjustments
    • Able to distinguish compensatory vs. primary subluxations and document them properly
    • Specify proper documentation techniques as a full spine adjuster
    • Demonstrate the ability to classify documentation for each chiropractic technique employed

    Course Group includes all Documentation Courses numbered 173 thru 174

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    Documentation 174

    Compliant Documentation for Adjusting Multiple Spinal Regions


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    • Interpret in documentation, the difference between active, medically necessary care vs. clinically appropriate but possibly maintenance adjustments
    • Able to distinguish compensatory vs. primary subluxations and document them properly
    • Specify proper documentation techniques as a full spine adjuster
    • Demonstrate the ability to classify documentation for each chiropractic technique employed

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 176

    Document Clinical Rationale for Active Care Rehab


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    • Perform functional testing to identify patients who will benefit from active care rehab
    • Correlate functional testing findings with a protocol-driven care plan customized to the patient’s diagnosis
    • Recognize and document preferred outcomes that result from properly executed active care techniques
    • Follow clinical algorithms to best understand the beginning, middle and end points of active care rehab
    • Properly document the clinical rationale for active care rehab by linking it to the diagnosis and treatment plan of initial visit documentation

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    Documentation 177

    The Ideal Documentation for an Episode of Care


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    • Discover all the elements necessary for appropriate documentation of an episode of care, from the initial visit through the discharge from active treatment
    • Have clearer delineation of the beginning and end of episodes of patient care
    • Decide when an active episode of care should turn into maintenance care, and document the decision making appropriately
    • Identify the required components of documentation as they are outlined in state board documentation requirements, Medicare documentation requirements and other entities’ regulations

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    Documentation 178

    Documenting and Coding for Unproven, Investigational or Experimental Procedures


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    • Define and recognize common procedures that may be deemed unproven, investigational or experimental
    • Determine how individual state boards and payers view these various treatments
    • Recognize guidance or rulings from state boards that dictate the need for informed consent
    • Properly document the procedures in the medical record
    • Apply correct coding to describe the procedure provided
    • Personalize a sample Consent to Treat for the procedure provided

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 179

    Documentation Nuances for All Interested Parties


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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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    Documentation 180

    Evaluation and Management Documentation Guidelines Made Simple Part 1


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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

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    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 180 - 181
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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Documentation 180 through Documentation 181

    Course Group includes all Documentation Courses numbered 180 through 181

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 181

    Evaluation and Management Documentation Guidelines Made Simple Part 2


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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

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    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 182
    The 5 Documentation Mistakes You're Probably Making

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

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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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    Documentation 184
    Minimize Medicare Risk for Peace of Mind

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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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    Documentation 185
    Managing Risk through Compliant Documentation and Coding

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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

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    Documentation 186
    Medicare Billing Compliance Made Simple

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    Hour 1
    • Discern Part B from Part C and know the rules for each
    • Discuss mandatory enrollment necessary for Chiropractic specialty
    • Master the definition of medical necessity vs. clinical appropriateness and who pays in either case
    • Recognize the differences between acute, chronic, and maintenance car
    • Locate and understand the Medicare Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for your state including all the rules and guidelines
    • Identify CMT coding and how it is differentiated from maintenance in Medicare
    Hour 2
    • Review of statistical data that shows how risk is identified through data analysis
    • Engage in billing compliance and random auditing to meet OIG compliance guidelines
    • Avoid risk issues with proper use of the Medicare Advance Notice-Both Voluntary and Mandatory
    • Discuss the role of SOP and Policy in practice risk mitigation, especially with Federal patients

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    Documentation 187
    Creating the End to Every Story with Proper Patient Discharge

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    • Understand the difference between clinically appropriate and medically necessary care
    • Identify the clinical indications of when to initiate therapeutic withdrawal
    • Execute the components of a final discharge evaluation with proper documentation and recommendations
    • Learn how to transition a client from an active phase of care to maintenance as a part of your treatment plan

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Documentation 188
    Documentation and Coding of Exercise Services

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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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    Documentation 189
    The Art and Science of Diagnosis Coding

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    • Demonstrate why each and every digit of the DX tells the payer something important Distinguish the nuances of specialized DX coding rules for carriers such as Medicare.
    • Discover the importance of DX pointing, and which CPT codes are an absolute MUST to point to DX
    • Illustrate how to diagnose with a higher level of specificity and through proper hierarchy Identify the role of the diagnosis in the documentation process'

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Ergonomics 102

    Modern Ergonomics: Using Biomechanics, Feng Shui and Common Sense to Make Your Home and Workplace a Safer and More Productive Environment


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    • Define Ergonomics and summarize its evolution
    • Examine ergonomic guidelines, especially those for sitting at a computer
    • Assess potential patient/client problems in the workplaces commonly treated in Practice
    • Determine the value of modern sit/stand/ and treadmill desks
    • Educate the practitioner to protect him/herself from injury
    • Discuss variations for patients with special needs
    • Explain to the patient/client how to assess his/her own workspace
    • Demonstrate self-care and self-treatment to the patient/client
    • Educate the patient in proper self-treatments to enhance worker safety and health
    • Evaluate daily living situations for children to prevent future problems and reduce current complaints
    • Realize the underestimated value of Feng Shui, lighting and furniture placement for safety

    Robin Mayfield, DC

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    Ethics 104
    Professional Boundaries and Ethics for the Business and Doctor of Chiropractic

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    • Recognize the legal and ethical implications of billing, collections, fees, bartering, and financial gain
    • Navigate the tricky waters of appropriate interaction with vendors/suppliers.
    • Understand the fiduciary relationship that governs patient-doctor interactions.
    • Grade your role as the chiropractor in all professional inter-relationships, including staff, patients, peers.
    • Use self-assessment techniques to stay compliant in all areas of ethics and boundaries.

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Evidence Based Outcomes 201

    Outcomes Assessment in Chiropractic Practice - Reviewing the Current Literature


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    • Assess the current literature on outcomes assessment in chiropractic practice
    • Describe the psychometric properties outcome measures
    • Summarize the utility of patient related outcome measures
    • Outline the various domains of outcome assessments
    • Describe the clinical significance of common patient reported outcome measures
    • Identify guidelines and recommendations for use of outcomes measures in daily practice
    • Identify clinician driven outcome measures and discuss the strength of evidence supporting them along with their clinical significance and utility

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Evidence Based Outcomes 202

    Evidence Based Practice: Asking the Questions and Searching For Evidence


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    • Define Evidence Based Practice (EBP)
    • Identify problems/obstacles to EBP
    • Outline the process of EBP
    • Learn how to ask good clinical questions: PICO
    • Describe how to search PubMed and learn how PubMed translates a search query
    • Define MeSH terms and describe their use
    • Illustrate how to limit or broaden your search to find the appropriate content
    • Compare the results of boolean operators AND, OR and NOT

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Evidence Based Outcomes 204

    Practical Guide to Using Outcome Assessment (Measures) in Your Clinical Practice


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    • Provide a rationale for the use of outcome assessments in practice
    • Survey the recommended outcome assessment measures used by chiropractors and provide a copy or link to download them electronically
    • Describe the recommended outcome measures and provide instruction on how to score them
    • Detail the psychometric properties of the commonly used outcome measures to aid in determining clinically relevant change in patients
    • Indicate which outcome measures to use and when to use them

    • NOTE:  This course gives you licensed ability to 10 different outcome assessment forms to use in your office

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Evidence Based Outcomes 211

    Cold and Flu - Vaccinations, Green Tea, Zinc, Probiotics and Neti Pots


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    • Evaluate the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine in healthy adults and children 
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine in the elderly 
    • Evaluate the importance of influenza vaccination in those with recent cardiac events 
    • Explain the key elements in the "Tamiflu Controversy" 
    • Discuss limitations to the Tamiflu research base 
    • Discuss limitations to using zinc for the common cold 
    • Evaluate strengths of study design for pragmatic trials 
    • Discuss the effectiveness of using probiotics for the common cold 

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Evidence Based Outcomes 212
    A Primer for the Clinician

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    • Recognize the initiation and growth of evidence-based  (EBP) or evidence informed practice (EIP)
    • Interpret the need to utilize EBP
    • Define EBP.
    • Explain the levels of evidence and applications to practice
    • Contrast EBP/EIP with what is not EBP/EIP and relate to your clinical expertise.
    • Evaluate the research evidence for application to practice
    • Locate the literature that applies to the doctor’s patient
    • Integrate the literature research with their clinical expertise and the patient preferences
    • Recognize patient preferences
    • Distinguish your patients from the benchmarks of care
    • Distinguish the different types of evidence
    • Synthesize EBP/EIP into case studies
    • Implement EBP/EIP procedures to your practice for increased patient compliance,
    • Differentiate individual patient cases with similar diagnoses
    • Identify actions contingent upon the level of evidence

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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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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    Functional Medicine 201 - 204
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What Are the Connections and Do They Matter?

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    Hour 1
    • 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.
    Hour 2
    • 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.
    Hour 3
    • 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.
    Hour 4
    • 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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    Functional Medicine 201 - 205
    8.0

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

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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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    Functional Medicine 203
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What Are the Connections and Do They Matter? Part 3

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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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    Functional Medicine 204
    The GI Microbiome and Autoimmunity-What Are the Connections and Do They Matter? - Case Studies

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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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    Functional Medicine 205
    From outside-in, and Inside-out; The Environment-Intestine-Lung Axis

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    • Identify the risks and complications of long-term PPI (Proton Pump Inhibition) exposure, complicating factors increasing our risks and their correction, and “best practices” for prescribing this therapy.
    • Demonstrate a hiatal hernia correction technique with a Chiropractic Adjustment
    • Integrate and apply phytotherapy treatment of different causes of dysmotility (SIBO, SIFO, IBD, IBS, neuropathy) based upon identifying key colonocyte target receptors in both TH1 (autoimmune) VS TH2 (allergic) situations.
    • Identify and summarize Metabolic Inflammation, explain its’ triggers, resultant diseases and prescribe treatment for it.
    • Discuss inflammation in the Intestine-Lung axis, apply dietary and lifestyle preventative and corrective treatment.
    • Develop the use of therapeutic “biotics” for asthma, airway inflammation, and atopic disorders,
    • Associate GI and respiratory biodome imbalances with asthma and allergic disorders, and their relationship to allergic sensitization
    • Critique the interaction of the hygiene hypothesis and our “window of opportunity” to prevent asthma and allergic diseases
    • Apply home and office based environmental therapy to help limit daily allergic exposure, allergy and asthma reactions.

    Grant Shapiro, DC

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    Gastroenterology 201
    Fecal Microbial Transplant Research Review

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    • Summarize the current state of legal status and research on fecal microbial transplants (FMT)
    • Describe the state of research of FMT for irritable bowel syndrome
    • Describe the state of research of FMT for hepatic encephalopathy
    • Describe the state of research of FMT for antibiotic associated diarrhea/dysbiosis
    • Describe the state of research of FMT for ulcerative colitis
    • Describe the state of research of FMT for Clostridium difficile infection
    • Describe the state of research of FMT for autism



    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Gastroenterology 202
    Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrown

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    • Define Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
    • List common causes of SIBO
    • Describe the common tests used to make the diagnosis (aspirate cultures and breath tests)
    • List common conventional and natural interventions for SIBO
    • Explain the prognosis and recurrence rate of SIBO
    • Identify key controversies in the diagnosis and treatment of SIBO

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Gastroenterology 203
    The Leaky Gut

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    • Define leaky gut
    • Recall basic histology/molecular biology involved in leaky gut
    • List conditions associated with leaky gut
    • Compare diagnostic tools in the differential diagnosis of leaky gut
    • Recite how the lactulose mannitol test works
    • List therapeutic interventions for leaky gut

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Geriatrics 101
    Exercise Effects on Wound Healing, Balance, Depression, and Anxiety in Older Adults

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    • Summarize the effect of exercise on wound healing in older adults
    • Discuss the relationship between trunk muscle composition and functional capacity
    • Assess the effects of high-intensity strength training on balance
    • Describe a study that examines the reliability and validity of a new steadiness measure
    • Assess the effect of an endurance exercise program on depression, anxiety and quality of life

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Geriatrics 102
    Mitochondrial Degeneration, Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress

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    • Summarize the concept of mitochondrial degeneration
    • Discuss the free-radical mitochondrial theory of aging and the susceptibility of the brain to oxidative stress
    • Assess the relationship between mitochondrial decay and age-related neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD)
    • Illustrate the array of mitochondrial nutrients and the various vitamins that may improve mitochondrial function

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Geriatrics 103
    Breaking down the biomechanical and biochemical aspects of longevity

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

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

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    Geriatrics 103 - 106
    12.0

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    Michelle Binkowski, DC

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    Geriatrics 104

    Psychology of mind/body as it relates to improvement of patient results


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

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    Geriatrics 105

    Nutrition for the aging population


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

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

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    Geriatrics 106

    Therapeutic clinical solutions to common geriatric conditions


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

    Michelle Binkowski, DC

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    Geriatrics 107

    Clinical Care and Risk of Falls


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    • Review evidence-based recommendations regarding best practices for chiropractic care of older adults
    • Outline the relationship between individual sagittal posture and risk falling in an elderly back pain population
    • Explore the cost impact of utilizing chiropractic in older patients with chronic low back pain and multiple comorbidities
    • Examine the effectiveness of nonpharmacological therapies for dizziness in older people
    • Assess the impact of chiropractic care on measures of sensorimotor function associated with the risk of falls in older adults

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Got Documentation 201
    3.0

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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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    Got Documentation 201 - 204
    12.0

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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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    Got Documentation 202
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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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    Got Documentation 203
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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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    Got Documentation 204
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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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    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 101

    Revealing the interaction of natural healing with pharmaceutical pain intervention and the resultant effectiveness of manual therapies


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    • Explain the three phases of healing for non-cancerous tissue, and examine the physiology of heat and ice therapies
    • Outline the differences in tissue type and healing times between strains and sprains
    • Contrast the differences between NSAIDS and corticosteroids, including their side-effects and lasting effects on the body
    • Discuss the side effects and precautions pertinent to manual therapists for analgesic and anti-inflammatory medications
    • Classify the pharmaceuticals that act on the central nervous system to control pain, inflammation, circulation, and the immune response, defining specific precautions pertinent to the profession

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    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 101 - 107
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    • This includes all content from Guidelines for Manual Techniques 101 through 107. Please see educational objectives for those courses

    Course Group includes all Guidelines for Manual Techniques Courses numbered 101 thru 107

    Bryan Born, DC

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    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 102

    Differentiating Between Benign and Malignant Tumors and The Real Vs. Perceived Contraindications That Pharmaceuticals Have Regarding Manual Therapies


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    • Explain in concise terms the two kinds of neoplasms, the causes of cancer, and how tumors are named
    • Differentiate the clinical differences between benign and malignant tumors, and the different approaches for manual therapy needed for each
    • Compare and contrast the different methods for cancer staging and grading.
    • Discuss the clinical concerns for manual therapies and outline a systematic approach to determine appropriate treatment plans
    • Discover the pharmaceutical precautions for manual therapists, including those that may damage the therapist's own skin

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    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 103

    Revealing Pitfalls and Precautions Hidden in the Musculoskeletal Conditions and Their Medications


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    • Define newer musculoskeletal conditions and diagnostic terminology, including M.T.S.S, T.O.S., C.T.S., P.F.S, etc.
    • Differentiate the clinical differences between various types of arthritic conditions, and the different approaches for manual therapy needed for each
    • Describe in clear, concise terms the skeletal conditions significant to the practicing manual therapist
    • Explain the various types of fractures and discuss the appropriate action while casted and immediately after cast removal
    • Define which musculoskeletal conditions would contraindicate stretching techniques, and clarify the technique intensity appropriate for each
    • Discuss the clinical concerns for manual therapies for musculoskeletal-based autoimmune conditions and outline a systematic approach to determine appropriate treatment plans
    • Explain the "wasting diseases" in the musculoskeletal system together with short and long-term clinical expectations for the therapist
    • Outline the pharmaceutical classes that are commonly used to treat musculoskeletal conditions, including spotlights on significant side effects and all contraindications for manual therapies

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    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 104

    Revealing Pitfalls and Precautions Hidden in Cardiovascular Conditions and Their Medications


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    • Differentiate the clinical differences between various types of blood coagulation disorders, and the different approaches for manual therapy needed for each
    • Describe in clear, concise terms the differences in various heart diseases, including endocarditis, pericarditis, CHF, LVH, etc., and the significance to the practicing manual therapist
    • Explain the various types of blood pressure medications and detail which require limiting or avoiding the prone position to avoid complications
    • Define which cardiovascular medications would increase the likelihood of client dizziness or blackout due to postural hypotension, and clarify the technique alterations necessary.
    • Outline 15 pharmaceutical classes that are used to treat cardiovascular conditions, including spotlights on significant side effects and all contraindications for manual therapies

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    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 105

    Revealing Pitfalls and Precautions Hidden in Lymph, Immune and Integumentary System Conditions and Their Medications


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    • Differentiate the clinical differences between edema, lymphedema, lymphadenitis and lymphangitis, and the different approaches for manual therapy needed for each
    • Compare Fibromyalgia Syndrome with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and discuss the specific manual therapy needs and precautions for these conditions
    • Explain the various types of medication used for HIV/AIDS, and detail which require precautions or are contraindicated for manual therapies
    • Explain Standard/Universal Precautions and discuss the appropriate actions for the manual therapist
    • Describe in clear, concise terms the medical terminology and differences in various skin infections, including bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic infections, and the significance to the practicing manual therapist
    • Explain the different types of skin traumas, from abrasions to the different stages of burns, together with short and long-term clinical expectations for the manual therapist
    • Differentiate the various types of benign and malignant skin lesions, including the ABCDs for malignant melanoma
    • Detail the differences in anti-infection medications, including the many types of antibiotics, and clarify the side effects of each that are significant to the manual therapist

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    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 106

    Revealing Pitfalls and Precautions Hidden in Nervous System Conditions and Their Medication


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    • Describe in clear, concise terms the medical terminology and differences in the various types of headaches, and the significance to the practicing manual therapist
    • Differentiate the clinical differences in eight classifications of depression, including SAD, PMDD, Bipolar, Atypical, etc.), and the different approaches for manual therapy needed for each
    • Compare two cranial nerve conditions significant to the practicing therapist (Trigeminal Neuralgia and Bell's Palsy), and discuss the specific manual therapy needs and precautions for these conditions
    • Differentiate the clinical differences between spinal cord injuries and CNS conditions including TBI, AD and MID, and the different approaches for manual therapy needed for each
    • Discuss the clinical concerns for manual therapies peripheral neuropathy and reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (CRPS), and outline a systematic approach to determine appropriate treatment plans
    • Explain the various types of medication used for depression, (including TCAs, MAO inhibitors, SSRI's, etc), and detail which require precautions for heat therapies and/or stretching techniques
    • Detail the differences in anti-Parkinson's medications, and clarify the side effects of each that are significant to the manual therapist
    • Outline the pharmaceutical classes that are commonly used to treat glaucoma, with special emphasis on significant side effects and contraindications for manual therapies

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    Guidelines for Manual Techniques 107

    Revealing Pitfalls and Precautions Hidden in the Respiratory, Endocrine, Reproductive and Urinary Systems. System Conditions and Their Medications


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    • Outline and explain conditions in the respiratory, endocrine, reproductive and urinary systems, specifically the specific contraindications to manual therapy
    • Differentiate the clinical differences between the common cold, the flu, and acute bronchitis, and detail the different approaches for manual therapy needed for each
    • Compare asthma, allergies, pneumonia and tuberculosis, and discuss the specific manual therapy needs and precautions for these conditions
    • Explain pulmonary embolisms, with specific focus on the threat from manual therapies, as well as appropriate contraindications and proactive actions for the manual therapist
    • Detail the differences in respiratory medications, including which are likely to produce headaches, dizziness and/or postural hypotension, including specific action steps for the manual therapist
    • Describe in clear, concise terms the medical terminology and differences in various reproductive system conditions, including PID, PCOS, fibroids, and BPH, including the exactly what concerns the practicing manual therapist must be alert to
    • Explain how diabetes and the medications used to treat the disease make this one of the most complex conditions for the manual therapist
    • Outline the various types of medication used to treat the endocrine and reproductive systems and detail the specific manual therapy precautions necessary in each
    • Differentiate the clinical differences between GERD, PUD, and IBD as well as the medications used to treat them, focusing on the different precautions and contraindications for manual therapy needed for each
    • Discuss the urinary system conditions from kidney stones to ESRD, as well as the pharmaceutical interventions for these conditions, with specific attention given to the boundaries and precautions the manual therapist needs to be versed in

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    HIPAA 201
    Security Risk Assessment - A Key Component of HIPAA Risk Management

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    • Identify ePHI assets within the clinic and assess exposure to threats and vulnerabilities
    • Understand how to create an action plan and implement Security Safeguards
    • Recognize the components of the Risk Assessment that must be considered when developing policies and procedures

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

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    HIPAA 202

    Security Risk Management- A HIPAA Requirement


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    • Manage Risk Assignments and assign Target Dates to comply with federal requirements
    • Audit Risk Factors that may be present
    • Manage Security Events that may come up during the course of everyday workflow
    • Set up Workforce Security Standards to be complied with by all team members
    • Ongoingly Monitor Security Safeguards to ensure the integrity of your data and minimize risk

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

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    HIPAA 203

    Getting a Handle on HIPAA Privacy


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    • Recognize PHI Identifiers- Know what you are looking for
    • Identify important components of the Notice of Privacy Practices and how it puts the patient in the driver seat
    • Execute, track and audit Business Associate Agreements
    • Apply the rules of Patient Authorizations regarding when TPO applies

    Jill Foote - Healthcare IT Specialist

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    HIPAA 204
    Advanced HIPPA and Patient Privacy Updates

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    • Summarize the latest HIPAA updates and risk areas as encouraged by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    • Establish the parameters of what a proper HIPAA program entails, together with the required elements set forth by HHS.
    • Outline the missing elements most reported on HIPAA OCR audits.
    • Understanding of the two most important elements in privacy: Customization of the Notice of Privacy Practices and Business Associate Agreement
    • Assess the significance of the required annual Risk Assessment (RA) within your HIPAA Security program

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    IASTM 201 - 203

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


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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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    Impairment 101

    AMA Guides; 5th Edition; Measuring Spinal Range of Motion and Combined Value Chart


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    • Acquire additional skill sets in impairment and disability rating
    • Develop cognitive interpretive thinking in addressing impairment and disability issues
    • Expand the current knowledge base required by the AMA Guides 5th edition

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Impairment 102

    AMA Guides; 5th Edition; Apportionment


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    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to apportionment
    • Minimize risks and failure risks when addressing the apportionment issue
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets risks when addressing the apportionment issue based on evidence-based literature and science
    • Identify action steps for minimizing risks when addressing the apportionment issue

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Impairment 103

    AMA Guides; 5th Edition; Common Errors


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    • Identify some of the criteria used by formally trained forensic examiners
    • Identify certain practices that lead forensic examiners to question the credibility of reports or "IME providers"
    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the criteria used by impairment rating reviewers
    • Identify certain practices that lead impairment rating reviewers/auditors to question the credibility of reports or raters
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets when formulating an impairment rating based on evidence-based literature, science and AMA Guides 5th edition criteria
    • Identify action steps for minimizing risks when submitting an impairment rating report

    • NOTE: For States using Fifth Edition (including but not limited to CA and GA

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Impairment 104

    AMA Guides; 4th Edition; Writing Credible Impairment Rating Reports


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    • Identify some of the criteria used by formally trained forensic examiners
    • Identify certain practices that lead forensic examiners to question the credibility of reports or "IME providers"
    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the criteria used by impairment rating reviewers
    • Identify certain practices that lead impairment rating reviewers/auditors to question the credibility of reports or raters
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets when formulating an impairment rating based on evidence-based literature, science and AMA Guides 4th edition criteria
    • Identify action steps for minimizing risks when submitting an impairment rating report

    • NOTE: For States using Fourth Edition (including but not limited to TX)

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Impairment 105

    AMA Guides; 5th Edition; Rating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


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    • Produce accurate impairment rating reports.
    • Identify AMA Guides the criteria for CTS
    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the criteria used for rating CTS
    • Identify certain practices that lead impairment rating reviewers/auditors to question the credibility of reports or raters
    • Identify the commonly occurring errors seen in rating impairment due to CTS.

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Impairment 106
    AMA Guides; 6th Edition; An Introduction

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    • Develop a level of understanding of the evaluation criteria as it relates to the AMA Guides 6th edition
    • Identify the international impairment rating certification available through the American Board of Forensic Professionals (ABFP)
    • Discuss the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and its role in impairment evaluation
    • Explain the reasons for revision of prior approaches to impairment assessment
    • Describe how to determine diagnosis-based impairments, and make adjustments on the basis of the results of Functional History, Physical Examination, and Clinical Studies
    • Demonstrate the ability to score Functional Inventories (including the QuickDASH, Lower Limb Outcome Scale, and Pain Disability Questionnaire)
    • Explain why methods used in previous editions (such as spinal range of motion assessment and strength determination) are no longer determinates
    • Demonstrate the ability to rate most commonly rated disorders, including spinal pain, upper limb disorders (hand, wrist, elbow, shoulders and entrapments), lower limb disorders (foot / ankle, knee and foot), nervous system disorders, and pain
    • Discuss challenges and opportunities associated with this evolution in impairment assessment

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Impairment 107

    Introduction to Impairment Rating


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    • Develop a level of understanding of the evaluation criteria as it relates to the AMA Guides 5th edition
    • Apply skill sets in impairment evaluation
    • Interpolate aspects of the AMA Guides to report writing
    • Identify the certification available through the American Board of Forensic Professionals

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Independent Medical Exam 101

    Independent Medical Exam (IME) Methodology and Procedures


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    • Define an IME and identify key concepts
    • Comment on ideal qualifications of the examiner
    • Discuss IME methodology and procedures
    • Suggest a generalized report format and quality assurance
    • Discuss the job task analysis (ABFP) for the IME process

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Independent Medical Exam 102

    Independent Medical Examinations and Workers Compensation


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    • Develop an instructional basis for performing IMEs
    • Expand current knowledge database pertaining to IMEs
    • Identify risks and liabilities that may be encountered by examiners

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Independent Medical Exam 103

    Social Security Disability Assessment


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    • Expand the current knowledge base relating to documentation required by the Social Security Administration
    • Develop documentation requirements for writing an appeal
    • Review regulations of the Social Security Administration

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Infectious Disease 103
    Infectious Disease: Keeping Safe During COVID

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    • Describe the symptoms of COVID-19 and differences between it and influenza
    • Explain the chiropractic response to COVID-19
    • Propose workflow changes to staff, space and treatment in response to the current pandemic
    • Demonstrate proper mask use and instruct others in the process of wearing and removing masks
    • Categorize the types of equipment necessary for cleaning and disinfecting your space and equipment and recall methods to do so

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Intro to Hormones 101a

    Overview of All Hormones With Special Focus on Estrogen Dominance, Metabolic Syndrome, Adrenal Fatigue


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    • Recall and integrate the function of the individual endocrine organs and all hormones into the diagnosis and treatment plan
    • Identify the causative factors present in the patient that led to a hormonal imbalance
    • Discuss Estrogen Dominance and thus educate the patient
    • Diagnose Metabolic Syndrome
    • Differentiate Adrenal Fatigue from menopause and perimenopause
    • Explain lifestyle modifications to the patient
    • Prepare for the intricacies of treating the hormonally imbalanced patient

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    Intro to Hormones 102

    Salivary Hormone Testing


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    • Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of salivary hormone testing, its interfering factors and hormones
    • Illustrate hormone metabolism and biochemistry, and identify diseases that are associated with hormonal imbalances
    • Outline the biochemistry of tryptophan and its metabolites
    • Discover salivary adrenal functional assessments and the measurement of cortisol, DHEA and DHEAS
    • Discuss nutritional support for women's health and define the action of phytoestrogens, saw palmetto and zinc on hormone balance

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Laser 201
    Revolutionary Wellness - An Integrative Approach to Health

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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

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    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

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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.

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    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

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

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

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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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    Laser 206 - 207
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    Laser 207
    Get Back in the Game Body Recalibration through Laser Therapy

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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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    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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    Laser 209
    Core Strategies for Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Pain

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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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    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

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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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    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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    Management of Common Conditions 201

    Lumbar Disc Management I


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    • Recognize lumbar disc signs and symptoms.
    • Differentiate disc prolapse from disc extrusion.
    • Identify anatomical structures related to lumbar disc conditions.
    • Describe neuro-muscular physiology as it relates to disc injuries.
    • Determine appropriate exam procedures for diagnosing disc conditions.
    • Assess static range of motion coupled with cross-plane evaluation.
    • Analyze dynamic joint motion using outcome-based assessment tools.
    • Interpret manual muscle testing using eccentric break testing protocols.
    • Grade muscle tone and discover muscle palpation techniques.
    • Interpret neurological tests to determine levels of disc involvement.
    • Design treatment plans based on exam findings.
    • Apply manual manipulation techniques to address the lumbo-pelvic joint lesions.
    • Demonstrate manual methods to reduce abdominal and pelvic muscular dysfunction.
    • Create new muscle memory patterns to correct chronic conditions.
    • Compare pre- and post- treatment findings to support care plans.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 202

    Lumbar Disc Management II


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    • Discuss different types of lumbar stretching and their effects.
    • Define therapeutic stretching goals, protocols and precautions for the lumbar spine.
    • Measure lumbar pain, agility and joint crepitus associated with therapeutic stretching.
    • Apply lumbo-pelvic circumduction training to improve disc related joint mobility.
    • Integrate PreActive therapeutic stretching techniques to reduce lumbo-pelvic muscle tension.
    • Devise strengthening protocols for the lumbo-pelvic region using graduated isometric protocols.
    • Discuss mobility during lumbar traction to reduce disc pressure.
    • Compare static traction versus dynamic traction.
    • Define contra-indications for decompression therapy of the lumbar spine.
    • Apply appropriate lumbar decompression therapy to various patient populations.
    • Demonstrate lumbar mobility training exercises used to enhance decompression effectiveness.
    • Justify reimbursement through accurate documentation of lumbar disc treatment progression.
    • Diagnose lumbar disc conditions with clarity.
    • Select outcome-based assessment tools to monitor patient progress.
    • Illustrate lumbar range of motion and muscle testing deficiencies concisely.
    • Summarize patient status for lumbar mobility, crepitus and pain intensity.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 203

    Concussion Management - Part 1


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    • Recognize concussion signs and symptoms.
    • Differentiate concussion grades.
    • Identify anatomical structures related to concussions.
    • Describe pathophysiology as it relates to concussions.
    • Determine appropriate exam procedures for diagnosing concussions.
    • Apply diagnostic skills to on-field and clinic settings.
    • Interpret diagnostic tests to evaluate concussion progress.
    • Design treatment plans based on exam findings.
    • Demonstrate manual manipulation techniques to address concussion symptoms.
    • Compare pre- and post-treatment findings to support care plans.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 203b

    Concussion Management - Part 2


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    • Discuss neurophysiology of musculoskeletal dysfunction.
    • Create new memory patterns to restore neuromascular integration.
    • Demonstrate manual methods to reduce muscular dysfunction.
    • Address cranial nerve lesions with manipulation techniques.
    • Introduce the half-somersault maneuver for vertigo relief.

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    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 204

    Cervical Disc Management 1


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    • Recognize cervical disc signs and symptoms.
    • Differentiate disc prolapse from disc extrusion.
    • Identify anatomical structures related to cervical disc conditions.
    • Describe neuro-muscular physiology as it relates to disc injuries.
    • Determine appropriate exam procedures for diagnosing disc conditions.
    • Assess static range of motion coupled with cross-plane evaluation.
    • Analyze dynamic joint motion using outcome-based assessment tools.
    • Interpret manual muscle testing using eccentric break testing protocols.
    • Develop muscle palpation skills and grade muscle tonicity.
    • Interpret neurological tests to determine levels of disc involvement.
    • Design treatment plans based on exam findings.
    • Apply manual manipulation techniques to address the cervical joint lesions.
    • Demonstrate manual methods to reduce cervical muscular dysfunction.
    • Create new muscle memory patterns to correct chronic conditions.
    • Compare pre- and post-treatment findings to support care plans.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 204 - 209
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    Management of Common Conditions 205

    Cervical Disc Management II


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    • Discuss different types of cervical stretching and their effects.
    • Define therapeutic stretching goals, protocols and precautions for the cervical spine.
    • Measure cervical pain, agility and joint crepitus associated with therapeutic stretching.
    • Integrate PreActive therapeutic stretching techniques to reduce cervical muscle tension and improve disc related joint mobility.
    • Devise strengthening protocols for the cervical region using graduated isometric protocols.
    • Discuss cervical mobility during traction to reduce disc pressure.
    • Compare static traction versus dynamic traction of the cervical spine.
    • Define contra-indications for cervical decompression therapy.
    • Apply appropriate cervical decompression therapy to various patient populations.
    • Demonstrate cervical mobility training exercises used to enhance decompression effectiveness.
    • Justify reimbursement through accurate documentation of cervical disc treatment progression.
    • Diagnose cervical disc conditions with clarity.
    • Select outcome-based assessment tools to monitor patient progress for cervical conditions.
    • Illustrate cervical range of motion and muscle testing deficiencies concisely.
    • Summarize patient status for cervical mobility, crepitus and pain intensity.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 206

    Evaluation of the Adolescent Overhead Athlete


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    • Summarize the relationship between glenohumeral internal rotation deficit (GIRD), SLAP tears, posterior impingement, scapula dyskinesis and shoulder micro-instability
    • Effectively diagnose SLAP tears, posterior impingement, scapula dyskinesis and shoulder mico-instability using screening and clinical tests.
    • Cite common pitching pathomechanics and describe their association with specific elbow injuries.
    • Paraphrase the peel back model for SLAP tears
    • Relate proper pitching biomechanics with injury prevention strategies for the adolescent overhead athlete

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 207

    Joint and Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques for the Shoulder-Scapula Complex


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    • Define and differentiate the anatomical relationship between the rotator cuff muscles and the glenohumeral joint capsule
    • Gain deeper insight into the causes and treatment of scapula dyskinesia
    • Describe and perform contemporary scapula mobilization techniques
    • Apply innovative soft tissue mobilization techniques to patients with shoulder hypomobility
    • Perform soft tissue mobilization techniques for sub deltoid bursitis

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 208

    Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Non-Surgical and Surgical SLAP Tears


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    • Classify functional anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder - scapula complex
    • Apply current strategies for the evaluation of patients with scapular disorders
    • Perform innovative  scapular mobilization techniques for the patient with scapular dyskinesia
    • Differentiate the relationship between scapular dyskinesia, soft tissue/muscle tightness, and shoulder pathology
    • Integrate a systematic scapular muscle training program / protocol for patients with scapular dyskinesia

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Management of Common Conditions 208 - 211
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    Management of Common Conditions 209

    Evaluation and Management of the TMJ


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    • Discuss the prevalence and etiology of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD)
    • Define the anatomy of the TMJ and surrounding facial structures.
    • Recognize the three most common causes of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) seen within the chiropractic practice.
    • Outline various types of pain referral sources to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
    • Evaluate the TMJ using physical examination procedures
    • Compare and contrast TMJ synovitis and capsulitis
    • Distinguish the difference between anterior disc displacements with and without reduction
    • Describe standard imaging processes ordered for specific TMJ conditions
    • Outline various conservative management options for temporomandibular disorders
    • Construct a treatment plan for a typical patient with temporomandibular dysfunction
    • Apply specific myofascial techniques for the muscles of mastication
    • Define the co-management care of a dental professional with patients presenting temporomandibular joint dysfunction

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 210

    Upper Extremity I


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    • Discuss the state of the literature on common treatment options for adhesive capsulitis
    • Apply an effective and streamlined exercise program in the management of subacromial impingement
    • Recognize the value of radial nerve mobilization in patients with thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis
    • Appraise the potential value of adding low-level laser therapy to other interventions for subacromial impingement
    • Summarize the state of the literature regarding Kinesiotape for preventing sports injuries

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 210 - 215
    12.0

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    Management of Common Conditions 211

    Lyme Disease


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    • Understand the basics of Lyme disease
    • Review the literature and studies available in summarized format
    • Understand the current complications with testing procedures
    • Recognize cases that may present as chronic neuromusculoskeletal conditions may have an additional differential diagnosis of Lyme disease
    • Apply non-prescription nutritional supplement recommendations to patients with acute or chronic Lyme disease

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Management of Common Conditions 212

    Concussion Rehabilitation


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    Hour 1

    • Determine appropriate protocols for patient progress.
    • Discuss tools to reduce vertigo symptoms.
    • Incorporate nutritional support for better brain function.
    • Utilize brain therapy programs to improve cognition.
    • Apply traction therapy to reduce intrathecal pressure.
    • Introduce vision evaluation testing tools.

    Hour 2

    • Incorporate gaze stabilization exercises for oculomotor function. Evaluate balance and stability with a variety of tools.
    • Demonstrate balance exercises to improve proprioception.
    • Discuss cardio exercise to stimulate blood flow and neogenesis.
    • Apply cervical strength protocols using graduated isometrics.

    Hour 3

    • Apply jaw exercises to reduce TMJ symptoms.
    • Discuss post-exercise therapy recovery strategies.
    • Demonstrate mobility exercises to improve joint function.
    • Integrate therapeutic stretching protocols to improve agility.
    • Illustrate self release techniques to enhance mobility.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 213

    Conservative Management of Parkinson's Disease


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    • Present literature based dietary recommendations for Parkinson’s disease symptom management
    • Discuss literature based exercise recommendations for Parkinson’s disease symptom management, with an emphasis on aerobic exercise
    • Review the literature regarding acupuncture for Parkinson’s disease symptom management
    • Discuss lifestyle modifications that can be helpful with Parkinson’s disease symptom management

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 214

    Shoulder Pain


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    Hour 1

    • Discuss shoulder anatomy.
    • Differentiate the causes of shoulder pain
    • Assess joint mobility and muscle function.
    • Apply manual manipulation to reduce shoulder dysfunction.
    • Incorporate rehab techniques to restore strength and flexibility.

    Hour 2

    • Discuss scapulo-thoracic anatomy.
    • Define the causes of scapulo-thoracic pain.
    • Assess joint mobility and muscle function.
    • Apply manual manipulation to reduce scapular dysfunction.
    • Introduce rehab techniques to restore strength and mobility.

    Hour 3

    • Discuss gleno-humeral anatomy.
    • Define the causes of gleno-humeral pain.
    • Assess joint mobility and muscle function.
    • Apply manual manipulation to reduce joint dysfunction.
    • Introduce rehab techniques to restore strength and mobility.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 215

    Concussion: Return to Play Guidelines


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    Hour 1

    • Discuss concussion causes and pathophysiology.
    • Introduce return to play guidelines.
    • Explore other return to lifestyle guidelines.
    • Understand modifying factors for RTP.
    • Examine concussion grading procedures.

    Hour 2

    • Review tools for concussion evaluation.
    • Understand the health concerns of pediatric athletes.
    • Incorporate strategies for pediatric patients.
    • Apply pediatric RTP guidelines for football.

    Hour 3

    • Investigate medico-legal issues of RTP.
    • Explore appropriate documentation standards.
    • Read state concussion law development.
    • Compare professional Position Papers.
    • Discuss the role of Chiropractors.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 216

    Evaluation and Management of Common Upper and Lower Extremity Conditions


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    Hour 1

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

    Hour 2

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

    Hour 3

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

     


    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 216 - 221
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    Management of Common Conditions 217

    Acute Concussion Management


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    • Describe pathophysiology as it relates to concussions. 
    • Discuss the diagnosis and prognosis of concussions.
    • Review concussion red flags and dangers of manipulation.
    • Understand the health concerns of pediatric athletes.
    • Explore diagnostic tests to evaluate concussion status.

    Hour 2

    • Demonstrate non-thrust treatment techniques.
    • Introduce the half-somersault maneuver for vertigo relief.
    • Address cranial nerve lesions with manipulation techniques.
    • Explore sleep strategies for concussed patients.
    • Incorporate nutritional support for better brain function.
    • Discuss cardio exercise to stimulate blood flow to the brain.

    Hour 3

    • Apply mobility exercises to improve musculoskeletal function.
    • Integrate PreActive StretchingSM protocols to improve agility.
    • Explain return to lifestyle guidelines.
    • Understand modifying factors for RTP.
    • Compare professional Position Papers.
    • Discuss the role of Chiropractors and concussions.

    Todd Turnbull, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 218
    Cervicogenic and Tension Headache Research

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    • Update the findings of the Neck Pain Task Force (NPTF) and examine the effectiveness of interventions for the management of headache in patients with neck pain
    • Assess the effectiveness of conservative interventions for cervicogenic headache
    • Examine the extent to which changes in specific cervical spine impairments contribute to the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of treatment for chronic tension-type headache
    • Evaluate existing evidence regarding the reliability and diagnostic accuracy of physical examination tests used for diagnosing cervicogenic headache (CGH)
    • Outline the clinical relevance of the cervical myodural bridge

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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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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    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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    Management of Common Conditions 221
    Autonomic Nervous System Response to Injury

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    Hour 1

    • Discuss a functional overview of the Autonomic nervous System
    • Describe Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction specifically associated with neuromusculoskeletal injury
    • Identify the role of the Vagus Nerve in Controlling the Inflammatory cascade with neuromusculoskeletal injury

    Hour 2

    • Include physical examination procedures specific to autonomic nervous system and vagus nerve dysfunction
    • Perform neurological exam procedures specific to autonomic nervous system and vagus nerve dysfunction
    • Perform chiropractic exam procedures specific to autonomic nervous system and vagus nerve dysfunction

    Hour 3

    • Describe therapeutic Protocols for musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system
    • Discuss structural chiropractic treatment protocols of musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system
    • Present phytonutrient protocols for musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DICAK

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    Management of Common Conditions 222
    Return to Participation Guidelines

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    Hour 1

    • Apply guidelines and recommendations for return to play associated with neuromusculoskeletal injuries
    • Discuss Return to Participation Criteria
    • Outline a Literature Review of How Primary Care Givers are performing in Return to participation

    Hour 2

    • Utilize the 6 steps necessary for Return to Participation
    • Identify limitations of the Return 2 Participation Guidelines
    • Discuss specific exam/diagnostic protocols that will influence when Return 2 Participation can be initiated

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DICAK

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    Management of Common Conditions 223
    Cerebellar Response to Injury

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    Hour 1

    • Discuss a functional overview of the Cerebellar dysfunction
    • Describe Cerebellar Dysfunction specifically associated with neuromusculoskeletal injury
    • Identify the role of the Cerebellum in balance disorders associated with neuromusculoskeletal injuries

    Hour 2

    • Include physical examination procedures specific to the cerebellar system
    • Perform neurological exam procedures specific to the cerebellar system
    • Perform chiropractic exam procedures specific to the cerebellar system

    Hour 3

    • Describe therapeutic Protocols for musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the cerebellum
    • Discuss structural chiropractic treatment protocols of musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the cerebellum
    • Present phytonutrient protocols for musculoskeletal injuries with concomitant signs associated with dysfunction of the cerebellum

    Evan Mladenoff, DC, DICAK

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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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    Management of Common Conditions 225

    Shoulder Crossed Syndrome


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    • Discuss the specific pattern of contracted and weak muscles found with Shoulder Crossed Syndrome.
    • Discern the effects on the spine, upper extremity 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, extraspinal and pelvic effects of the abnormal muscular patterns found with Shoulder Crossed Syndrome and apply treatment protocol.

    Linda Simon, DC

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Management of Common Conditions 231
    Soft Tissue Treatment - Plantar Fasciitis

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    • Discuss the specific pattern of fibrosis development around and within the plantar myofascia of the foot.
    • Discern the effects of the fibrosis and adhesions on the plantar fascia, associated soft tissues and the functional biomechanics of the region.
    • Understand the rules of treatment specific to Plantar Fasciitis of the Foot.
    • Apply modalities and manual methods to treat fibrosis and adhesions in the soft tissue structures around and within the foot and ankle 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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    Management of Common Conditions 232
    Clinical Research of the Elbow and Shoulder

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    • Justify examination of the cervico-thoracic spinal regions for dysfunction in lateral epicondylalgia patients
    • Explain and identify posterolateral rotary instability (PLRI) of the elbow
    • Optimize clinical assessment and diagnosis for the long head of biceps complex
    • Explore the potential pathological commonalities amongst adhesive capsulitis, metabolic syndrome and low-grade inflammation
    • Discuss current neuroanatomical and biochemical theories as they pertain to shoulder pain and its clinical management

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 233
    Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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    • Assess the effectiveness of three nonsurgical interventions on symptoms, physical function, and physical activity in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Compare the effectiveness of a structured, comprehensive conservative treatment program with a focus on self-management and improved walking ability (including lumbar manipulation, exercise and education) to a self-directed program in patients with neurogenic claudication due to lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Summarize the 2013 North American Spine Society (NASS) clinical guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Examine the literature pertaining to the diagnostic accuracy of available tests for lumbar spinal stenosis.
    • Analyze the effectiveness of the 6-week Boot Camp Program for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 234
    Fibromyalgia Assessment and Conservative Management

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    • Demonstrate an understanding of the epidemiology of fibromyalgia, its impact on patient health, and the clinical controversy surrounding the syndrome.
    • Evaluate available treatment options and design a treatment plan for the patient with fibromyalgia.
    • Evaluate the available evidence regarding chiropractic manipulation, and complementary and alternative medicine for fibromyalgia.
    • Justify the role of patient self-care in the treatment of fibromyalgia.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 235
    Viscerosomatic, Somatovisceral and Psychosomatic Reflexes: Diagnosis and Management of Common Patient Scenarios

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    • Define and apply viscerosomatic reflexes and influences.
    • Define and apply somatoviscera reflexes and influences.
    • Define and apply psychosomatic reflexes and influences.
    • Apply autonomic reflexes to clinical conditions including somatic dysfunction.

    Hour 2

    • Identify the general nature of pain and its mechanisms including the physiology and psychology of pain.
    • Describe the effect of somatic dysfunction on the autonomic nervous system and apply this knowledge to the use of manipulative therapy
    • State the definition, location, and identification of Chapman’s points on the body.
    • Express Chapman’s points in relation to the major organ systems of the body.


    Hour 3

    • Illustrate Chapman’s points of the cardiovascular system.
    • Illustrate Chapman’s points of the respiratory system.
    • Describe management of Chapman’s reflexes in a common clinical scenario.
    • Critically appraise, and utilize relevant scientific literature and information to assess and improve patient care practices; and, contribute to the ongoing scholarly development of the chiropractic profession

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 237
    Evaluation and Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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    • Enumerate five physical / clinical examination findings associated with lumbar spinal stenosis
    • List 3 essential components of a rehabilitation program for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Recall four flexion-based exercises that are part of a rehabilitation program for a patient with lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Identify three common soft tissue mobility impairments associated with lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Cite two common joint mobility impairments associated with lumbar spinal stenosis
    • Provide two evidence-based exercises that elicit high EMG activity of the transverse abdominis
    • Enumerate three evidence-based exercises that elicit high EMG levels of the gluteus medius

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Manipulation 101

    Manipulation - Postural Considerations


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    • Review evidenced based research on Posture and use for proper adjusting technique
    • Discuss occupational issues Chiropractors face pertaining to providing manipulative care
    • Make changes regarding postural issues during provision of manipulative therapy to avoid injury
    • Outline common positioning errors during manipulative therapy and develop more appropriate postural performance

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Manipulation 102

    Technical Issues Involving Manipulation


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    • Discuss aspects of motor skills and forces associated with providing manipulative therapy
    • Develop a program of flexibility exercises and proprioceptive exercises to help the practicing Chiropractor avoid injury while providing manipulative therapy
    • Develop Chiropractic Arch Hand Skills
    • Develop the supine thenar contact

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Manipulation 103

    Manipulation Theories and Effects of Spinal Manipulation on Angina, Arm Pain, H-reflex


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    • Determine the effect of spinal manipulation on cervicobrachialgia (neck/arm pain)
    • Assess the effects of upper cervical spine manipulation on muscular and non-muscular structures of the motion segment
    • Determine the effect of spinal manipulation on angina pectoris
    • Review theories of the physiological effects of spinal manipulation
    • Assess the effects of spinal manipulation on H-Reflex amplitude in healthy and symptomatic subjects

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 103 - 114
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    Manipulation 104

    Chiropractic and Movement Time, Heart Rate Variability


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    • Determine the effect of chiropractic on movement time
    • Assess the effects of spinal manipulation and ultrasound on chronic low back pain
    • Describe heart rate variability as a measurement tool
    • Assess the effects of chiropractic on heart rate variability

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 105

    Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation and Cervicogenic Headaches, Autonomic Output


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    • Determine the effect of thoracic spine manipulation on autonomic output to the heart
    • Review criteria for the diagnosis of cervicogenic headaches
    • Describe a clinical assessment for cervicogenic headaches
    • Assess the effects of chiropractic and spinal manipulation on cervicogenic headaches

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 106

    Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation: Epidemiology, Cost-Effectiveness, Patient Outcomes, and Theories


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    • Describe spinal manipulation use by time, place, and person, identify predictors of the use of spinal manipulation
    • Review cost-effectiveness of SMT compared to other treatment options for people with spinal pain of any duration
    • Describe the current literature on patient-centered outcomes following a specific type of commonly used SM, high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA), in patients with LBP
    • Review the putative mechanical features of the subluxation and three theories that form the foundation for much of chiropractic practice

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 107

    Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation: Sensorimotor Integration and Neurophysiology, Human Performance, and Visceral Function


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    • Provide an overview of research on the effects of spinal manipulation on sensory processing, motor output, functional performance and sensorimotor integration
    • Examine performance based outcome measures used in an attempt to objectively measure the ramifications of spinal manipulation
    • Update knowledge regarding several physical characteristics of an applied SMT, and review what is known about the signaling characteristics of sensory neurons innervating the vertebral column in response to spinal manipulation
    • Review the physiological evidence that spinal manipulation can impact visceral function

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 108

    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Manipulation of the Lumbar Spine


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    • Distinguish the relationship between lumbar spinal manipulation, cavitation and zygapophyseal joint gapping
    • Clarify the role of spinal manipulative therapy in the care of acute LBP based on current evidence
    • Explain the state of the literature on utilizing spinal manipulation for radiculopathy
    • Compare spinal manipulation to microdiskectomy as treatments for sciatica based on a recent trial
    • Critique the proposed importance of spinal manipulation in altering the contractile thickness of the Transversus Abdominis

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 109
    Cervical Spine

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    • Outline the limitations of a recent trial on preventive treatments including spinal manipulation for neck pain and how they contribute to our interpretation of the results of the study
    • Interpret results of an important trial on spinal manipulation and exercise for neck pain
    • Discuss recent evidence comparing spinal manipulation to mobilization for recent onset neck pain
    • Use recent evidence to justify manipulating various spinal regions for patients with neck pain
    • Critique the potential for chest and neck mobilizations to affect spirometric performance (breathing)

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 110

    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Efficacy of SMT


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    • Contrast Clinical Guideline-based care with usual medical care for acute low back pain
    • Recognize the potential benefit of adding exercise prescription to spinal manipulation for low back pain
    • Compare the effectiveness of spinal manipulation to McKenzie Method interventions for persistent low back pain
    • Outline factors that may help predict improvement in patients seeking chiropractic care for low back pain
    • Explain the benefits of evidence-based care for low back pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 111
    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Lumbar Manipulation

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    • Compare the efficacy of standard medical care (SMC) alone versus chiropractic spinal manipulation + SMC for acute low back pain patients
    • Discuss the value of a combined (pragmatic) chiropractic approach for treating low back pain
    • Analyze the state of the research literature directly comparing spinal manipulation, exercise and acupuncture as treatments for low back pain
    • Update your understanding of joint cavitation during side posture lumbar manipulation
    • Critique the only study (to date) on maintenance care for low back pain including spinal manipulation

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 112

    Efficacy and Factors Involved with Cervical Manipulation


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    • Develop evidence-based chiropractic treatment recommendations for nonspecific (mechanical) neck pain in adults
    • Discuss the clinical criteria justifying spinal manipulative therapy for neck pain
    • Assess the relative effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy and rehabilitative exercise for neck pain in seniors
    • Describe the working mechanism of manual therapy in participants with chronic tension-type headache
    • Examine the cerebrovascular hemodynamic response of cervical spine positions using MRI on the vertebral artery

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Manipulation 113

    Disc Herniation, Radiculopathy and Chronic Neck Pain


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    • Critique the state of the evidence for manual therapy interventions in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy
    • Compare two common interventions – spinal manipulation and nerve root injection – for patients with MRI-confirmed lumbar disc herniation
    • Critique the state of the evidence for spinal manipulation (specifically) in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy
    • Interpret the results of a cohort study of MRI-confirmed symptomatic cervical disc herniation patients treated with cervical manipulation
    • Compare isolated cervical SMT versus a combination of cervical, cervico-thoracic and thoracic SMT in patients with chronic mechanical neck pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 114

    Review of Journal Articles Regarding Thorasic Manipulation and Hypertention


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    • Examine the effects of thoracic manipulation and non-thrust mobilization on pain sensitivity and intensity in patients with chronic mechanical neck pain
    • Summarize the state of the literature on the utility of spinal manipulation for managing hypertension
    • Critique a recent study on the importance of cavitation in the autonomic nervous system (ANS) effects of thoracic spinal manipulation
    • Evaluate the scientific literature on the validity and reliability of the common methods used by chiropractors to inform the choice regarding where spinal manipulation is to be applied once it is deemed an appropriate treatment
    • Explore biomechanical and neurophysiologic mechanisms of thoracic manipulation that might result in clinical benefit for patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 115

    How does Chiropractic Affect Your Patient?


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    • Describe the science behind chiropractic care
    • Translate the intent of manipulative therapy to patients and other healthcare providers
    • Describe the potential results of not having recommended chiropractic care
    • Outline the different theories of the subluxation complex
    • Justify the care you recommend based on electrodiagnostic, imaging, and laboratory studies

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Manipulation 116
    Cost Effectiveness, Clinical Efficacy, Effect on Pain and Range of Motion

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    • Compare the cost effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) to other treatment options for people with acute, subacute and chronic spinal pain
    • Evaluate the relative effectiveness of high-dose, supervised exercise with and without spinal manipulation and low-dose home exercise for chronic neck pain
    • Investigate whether spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) can reduce pain at the level of the treated spinal segment, in the broader region of the treatment and/or systemically
    • Outline a clinical prediction rule designed to identify patients with neck pain likely to benefit from spinal manipulative therapy
    • Examine the relative effectiveness of segment-specific and non-specific spinal joint mobilization on pain and range of motion
    • Determine which side of the upper cervical spine cavitates during a rotatory C1-2 HVLA thrust manipulation

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 117

    Important papers on: Maintenance Care, Effects on Biomechanical Markers, Association with Acute Lumbar Disc Herniation


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    • Compare chiropractic maintenance care to symptom-guided care for patients with persistent or recurrent low back pain
    • Investigate whether adding chiropractic care to usual medical care improves outcomes for military personnel suffering from low back pain
    • Evaluate the research on the effectiveness of mobilization and manipulation for chronic non-specific low back pain
    • Determine the effects of spinal manipulation on biochemical markers in humans
    • Appraise the associations between chiropractic and primary care physician care in relation to acute lumbar disc herniation with early surgery

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 118
    Maintenance Care, Cervical Hemodynamics & Neurophysiological Effects of the Adjustment

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    • Identify a sub-group of recurrent low back pain patients that might respond most favorably to a maintenance care schedule
    • Summarize existing research literature on chiropractic maintenance care
    • Investigate short-term changes in pain-pressure threshold (PPT) and temporal summation (TS) after lumbar spinal manipulation (SMT) compared to a credible sham intervention
    • Determine whether cervical spinal manipulation leads to meaningful changes in vertebral and cerebral hemodynamics, compared to neutral or end-range neck rotation postures in adults with chronic neck pain
    • Summarize the current state of the literature regarding the neurophysiological effects of high-velocity, low-amplitude spinal manipulative therapy (HVLA-SMT) in asymptomatic and symptomatic humans
    • Critique the existing, sham-controlled literature evaluating the acute changes in autonomic nervous system (ANS) markers and function in patients receiving manipulation to spinal or peripheral joints

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Manipulation 119
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    Hour 1

    • Identify important spinal anatomy with relation to joint pain, degeneration and stabilization.
    • Explain the efficacy of spinal manipulation (SM) for various clinical presentations
    • Discuss current literature reviews regarding safety concerns and controversies with SM.
    • Perform joint manipulative procedures to the spine and pelvis

     Hour 2

    • Discuss common clinical anatomy related to the trunk and torso, with practically to joint manipulation.
    • Examine the thoracic and lumbar spine through important clinical landmarks and topical anatomical structures.
    • Perform alternative manipulative procedures to the spine and pelvis

     Hour 3

    • Discuss common clinical anatomy related to the head, and neck.
    • Examine the cervical spine through important clinical landmarks and topical anatomical structures.
    • Perform joint manipulative procedures for cervical spine.
    • Perform manipulative and mobilization procedures to the temporomandibular joints.

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 201

    Introduction to Manual Muscle Strength Testing


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    • Summarize applications for muscle strength testing
    • Identify potential causes of abnormal findings
    • Define generic procedures to use when performing manual muscle strength tests
    • Grade muscle strength tests using standardized measurement scales
    • Create and revise muscle strength tests utilizing your knowledge of anatomy plus techniques of muscle isolation and contraction limits

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 201 - 206
    6.0

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    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 202

    Stabilizers of the Ankles and Knees


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, actions, athletic activities and common clinical conditions involved with the medial and lateral stabilizing muscles of the ankles and knees.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy to refine vectors of force and other procedures involved in performing manual strength tests for muscles of the ankles & knees.
    • Manually measure strength of the medial and lateral stabilizing muscles of the ankles and knees.
    • Interpret the significance of the results for the manual strength tests of the stabilizing muscles of the ankles and knees.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 203

    Muscles of the Hips


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, actions, athletic activities and common clinical conditions involved with seven of the muscles crossing the hips.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy to refine vectors of force and other procedures involved in performing manual strength tests for muscles of the hips.
    • Manually measure strength of seven muscles crossing the hip joint.
    • Interpret the clinical and athletic significance of the results for the manual strength tests of the muscles of the hips.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 204

    Anterior and Posterior Muscle of the Thigh


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, actions, athletic activities and common clinical conditions involved with ten muscles in the anterior and posterior compartments of the thigh.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy to refine vectors of force and other procedures involved in performing manual strength tests for muscles of the thigh.
    • Manually measure strength of ten muscles in the anterior and posterior compartments of the thigh.
    • Interpret the clinical and athletic significance of abnormal results with manual strength tests of the anterior and posterior muscles of the thigh.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 205

    Thigh Adductors and Triceps Surae


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, actions, athletic activities and common clinical conditions involved with seven muscles of the thigh adductor and triceps surae groups.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy to refine vectors of force and other procedures involved in performing manual strength tests for these muscles of the thigh and leg.
    • Manually measure strength of seven muscles in the thigh adductor and triceps surae groups.
    • Interpret the clinical and athletic significance of abnormal results with these manual strength tests of the medial muscles of the thigh and posterior calf.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 206

    Digits of the Lower Limb


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, actions, athletic activities and common clinical conditions involved with ten muscles controlling the digits of the feet.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy to refine vectors of force and other procedures involved in performing manual strength tests for these muscles of the lower limb digits.
    • Manually measure strength of ten muscles in the lower limb digits.
    • Interpret the clinical and athletic significance of abnormal results with these manual strength tests of the lower limb digits.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Manual Muscle Testing 207

    Lower Limb Alternative Tests and Muscle Balance Research


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    • Summarize manual muscle strength testing: purposes; procedures; and grading.
    • Describe origins, insertions, standard tests and alternative tests for ten muscles in the lower limb.
    • Apply knowledge of anatomy and clinical experience in order to decide when alternative tests would be preferable to standard muscle strength tests and how to refine vectors of force and other testing procedures to accomplish these goals.
    • Manually measure strength using 10 alternative procedures.
    • Utilize current research findings as evidence to help justify manual muscle strength testing in your practice.

    John Wallman, DC

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    Medical Errors 202a

    Definitions, Concepts, Scope of the Problem and Types of Errors


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    • Define Medical Error
    • Discuss Medical Errors in the Context of Other Types of Error
    • Illustrate the Scope of the Medical Error Problem
    • List Serious Reportable Medical Events
    • Define Key Events in the Field of Patient Safety
    • Review the Epidemiology of Medical Error
    • Describe the Taxonomy of Medical Error
    • Identify commonly misdiagnosed conditions
    • Identify populations of special vulnerability
    • Review Types of Medical Errors
    • Discuss Falls and Teamwork/Communication Errors and how to prevent them


    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Medical Errors 202a - 202b
    Definitions, Concepts, Scope of the Problem and Types of Errors

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    • Define Medical Error
    • Discuss Medical Errors in the Context of Other Types of Error
    • Illustrate the Scope of the Medical Error Problem
    • List Serious Reportable Medical Events
    • Define Key Events in the Field of Patient Safety
    • Review the Epidemiology of Medical Error
    • Describe the Taxonomy of Medical Error
    • Identify commonly misdiagnosed conditions
    • Identify populations of special vulnerability
    • Review Types of Medical Errors
    • Discuss Falls and Teamwork/Communication Errors and how to prevent them
    • Summarize the following types of medical errors:
      1. medication errors
      2. handoff errors
      3. diagnostic errors
      4. healthcare acquired infections
      5. device associated infections
    • List factors that increase the risk of the above medical errors
    • Describe strategies to prevent the above medical errors

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Medical Errors 202b

    Types of Medical Errors, Risk Factors and Prevention


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    • Summarize the following types of medical errors:
      1. medication errors
      2. handoff errors
      3. diagnostic errors
      4. healthcare acquired infections
      5. device associated infections
    • List factors that increase the risk of the above medical errors
    • Describe strategies to prevent the above medical errors

    • Recommend taking Medical Errors 202a prior to taking this course

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Medical Errors 202c

    Reporting, Root Cause Analysis, What To Do When Things Go Wrong


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    • Recommend taking Medical Errors 202a and 202b prior to taking this course
    • Summarize surgical errors and identify factors that increase the risk of surgical error as well as strategies to prevent them
    • Discuss proper reporting of medical errors
    • Enumerate the elements that comprise root cause analysis
    • Describe strategies patients, providers, systems can use to reduce the risk of medical errors and improve patient health and safety
    • Describe what to do when things go wrong

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Mobilization 201
    Joint Mobilizations for the Upper Quarter

    2.0

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    • List and define the components of the SINSS classification used for an upper quarter evaluation
    • Recall two neurophysiological effects of upper quarter joint mobilizations
    • Cite two indications for performing grade 1-2 joint mobilizations to the upper quarter
    • Identify two conditions that would warrant performing grad 3-4 joint mobilizations to the upper quarter
    • Enumerate 5 contraindications for performing joint mobilizations to the upper quarter State two specific diagnostic or impairment-based indications for performing a cervical distraction mobilization.
    • Summarize the purpose for performing a posterior mobilization to the glenohumeral joint
    • Paraphrase the clinical prediction rule used to determine the effectiveness of cervico-thoracic mobilizations for patient’s presenting with subacromial impingement.

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    Mobilization 202
    Joint Mobilizations for the Lower Quarter

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    • List and define the components of the SINSS classification used for a lower quarter evaluation
    • Recall two neurophysiological effects of joint mobilizations as applied to the lower quarter
    • Cite two indications for performing grade 1-2 joint mobilizations for the lower quarter
    • Identify two conditions that would warrant performing grad 3-4 joint mobilizations for the lower quarter
    • Enumerate 5 contraindications for performing joint mobilizations as applied to the lower quarter
    • State two specific diagnostic or impairment-based indications for performing a lateral to caudal hip joint mobilization.
    • Explain the purpose for performing a posterior to anterior proximal tibiofibular glide
    • Provide two common indications for performing a medial patella mobilization technique

    Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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    MRI 101

    Basic Principles of MRI Imaging as it Relates to the Lumbar Spine


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    • Define the basic principles of MRI imaging as it relates to the musculoskeletal system.
    • Summarize current criteria utilized to identify Lumbar pathology and the appropriate lexicon utilized in neuroradiology to assist the Doctor of Chiropractic in interpreting studies ordered.
    • Identify normal anatomy of the lumbar spine on MRI images.
    • Differentiate gross pathology associated with the most common MRI presentations associated with general Chiropractic practice.
    • Assess the necessity of MRI imaging for lumbar pathology, with an understanding of the pathophysiology of the degenerative process associated with lumbar spine aging

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    Neurological Exam 101

    The Patient Interview


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    • Demonstrate skills to properly perform a patient interview
    • Properly record a chief complaint
    • Perform a neurological examination of the head and neck
    • Perform a mental status examination

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurological Exam 101 - 107
    9.0

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    • This course contains all content from Neurological Exam 101 through 107. Please see educational objectives for those courses

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    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurological Exam 102

    Cranial Nerves


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    • Cite anatomy and function of the cranial nerves
    • Examine the twelve cranial nerves during a clinical examination
    • Discuss disorders of cranial nerves

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurological Exam 103

    Somatic Motor System, Involuntary Movements and Non-Paralytic Movement Disorders


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    • Perform and chart a neurological examination of the voluntary motor system and the somatic sensory system
    • Apply results of the examination findings in the differential diagnosis of patients
    • Describe the three neuron pathway involved with sensorineural innervation
    • Discuss multimodal sensations

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurological Exam 104

    The Reflex Systems


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    • Perform an appropriate examination of the reflexes, including deep tendon, superficial, visceral and pathological reflexes
    • Describe the anatomy associated with reflexes
    • Properly grade and record reflexes
    • Interpret the Results of Reflex Testing

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurological Exam 105

    Examination of the Cerebellar Systems


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    • Perform an examination of the systems involved with Movement and Coordination
    • Discuss cerebellar anatomy
    • Differentially Diagnose by applying clinical signs of cerebellar dysfunction
    • Recognize cerebellar syndromes by their anatomical areas
    • Apply specific principles of examination to improve the Chiropractic Spinal Examination
    • Describe specific procedures of the spinal examination

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurological Exam 106

    Clinical Assessment of Pain and Function


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    • Perform a clinical assessment of pain and function
    • Explain the psychophysiological profile of pain patients
    • Discuss the treatment of pain

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurological Exam 107

    Record Maintenance and Narrative Report Writing


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    • Maintain proper records of neurological examination in the SOAP format
    • Write narrative reports reflecting the neurological examination
    • Apply an outline of fundamental procedures in performing a complete chiropractic neurological examination

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 101

    The Neurological Aspects of Manipulation


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    • Identify the neurological aspects of manipulation
    • Review the basics of cellular physiology as it relates to manipulation
    • Discuss action potentials and synapses
    • Evolve an understanding of receptors
    • Describe nociception and effects of manipulation

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    Neurology 102

    The Neurological Effects of Manipulation


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    • Further elucidate the neurological aspects of manipulation
    • Discuss nociceptive input to the spinal cord
    • Review mechanoreceptors and their fibers
    • Identify the relationship of mechanoreceptors with endorphin/enkephalin
    • Analyze the history of referred pain patterns

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Neurology 103

    Inflammatory Neuropathy


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    • Describe axonal degeneration in inflammatory neuropathy
    • Construct criteria for diagnosis of multiple sclerosis
    • Discuss the use of antioxidant therapy in neurologic disease
    • Review the sensory innervation of the SI joint
    • Identify mechanoreceptor control of shoulder musculature

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    Neurology 104

    Differential Diagnosis with Nerve Conduction and EMG


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    • Evaluate the basics of nerve conduction
    • Comment on recording action potentials
    • Review NCV/EMG recording issues
    • Identify the diagnostic usefulness of H-reflex and F-response
    • Construct differential diagnosis with Nerve Conduction

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    Neurology 105

    Pathophysiological Mechanisms Underlying Muscular Tension and Pain


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    • Describe the application of the multifidi muscle to Chiropractic
    • Discuss proprioception in individuals with and without back pain
    • Identify the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying muscular tension and pain
    • Determine how knee range of motion affects proprioception
    • Develop the relationship of decreased cutaneous tactile sensation with the pathogenesis of peripheral entrapment syndromes

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    Neurology 106

    Modular Theory of Headache


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    • Define the use of Co-Enzyme Q as preventive treatment for migraines
    • Discuss the modular headache theory
    • Describe the neurovascular aspects of cluster headaches
    • Identify the nutritional etiology of headache and ataxia
    • Review the relationship of migraines and menstruation

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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    Neurology 108

    Chiropractic and Motor Control, Theories, Assessment


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    • Describe the effect of chiropractic on motor control
    • Discuss theories of how movements are chosen
    • Discuss how movements are sequenced, and skills are learned
    • Develop a motor control examination for your practice
    • Distinguish components of the motor assessment

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    Neurology 109

    Functional Symptoms in Neurology and Neuropathic Pain


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    • Describe an approach to the assessment and diagnosis of functional symptoms in neurology
    • Outline an approach to the management of functional symptoms in neurology
    • Discuss concepts in neuropathic pain

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Neurology 110

    Neuropathic Pain - Part I


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    • Explore current understanding of pain concepts, physiology and theories behind neuropathic pain
    • Discuss in detail the relevant neurological anatomy and functional neurology
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of relevant components of human nervous system as it relates to pain receptors and neural integration
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of relevant components of human nervous system as it relates to neural plasticity, articular neurology, and mechanisms of pain

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 111

    Neuropathic Pain - Part 2


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    • Explore current understanding of pain concepts, physiology and theories behind neuropathic pain and allodynia
    • Discuss the importance of the neurological implications of a nerve injury
    • Describe mechanisms of neural plasticity
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of relevant components of human nervous system as it relates to neural plasticity, articular neurology, and mechanisms of pain

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 112

    Neuropathic Pain - Part 3


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    • Analyze current literature regarding spinal adjustments, and break down concepts, physiology and theories behind chiropractic treatment
    • Appraise new and existing ideas related to mechanisms involved whereby chiropractic spinal adjustments might effect the vascular and nervous system
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of relevant components of human nervous system as it relates to chiropractic adjustments, neural plasticity, articular neurology, and mechanisms of pain
    • Explore current understanding of pain physiology and theories behind neuropathic pain, allodynia and proposed treatment using chiropractic adjustments

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 113

    Neck Adjustments and Stroke: Just the Facts


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    • Summarize the anatomy and hemodynamics of the upper cervical spine and brain
    • Discuss the nature of the pathophysiological changes common in arterial dissection
    • Outline the various forms and limitations of the bedside examination and laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging
    • Develop criteria for necessity of evaluation procedures (physical, orthopedic, neurologic)
    • Justify the development and significance of recognition and management of vascular accidents
    • Integrate current considerations regarding risk factors and therapeutic intervention

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 114

    Chiropractic In-Office X-ray: The Future Has Arrived


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    • Outline the categorizations for the specialty of radiology and its related subspecialties
    • Summarize typical chiropractic x-ray suite set-up
    • Classify concepts and physics of ionizing radiation
    • Compare and contrast typical analog x-ray suites with Computed Radiography (CR)
    • Compare and contrast typical analog x-ray suites with Digital radiology (DR) detection systems

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 115

    Neuropathy Advanced Labs - Chiropractic Applications


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    • Discuss common conditions that are associated with neuropathy
    • Identify presenting signs and symptoms in patients that would lead to examination for neuropathy
    • Differentiate different conditions that can present with signs and symptoms similar to neuropathy
    • Measure and interpret blood chemistries to demine the possible cause of neuropathy in a patient
    • Prepare a comprehensive diagnostic and management strategy for patients with neuropathy
    • Comprehend and be able to assess relative to neuropathy, drug-nutrient interactions in patients
    • Breakdown possible contributions of poly-pharmacy to the development and or maintenance of the neuropathic condition in their patients
    • Appraise risk factors for complications such as neuropathy and diabetic ulcers in patients with elevated blood sugar
    • Order and interpret neuropathy screening tests for patients with symptoms of neuropathy
    • Devise a strategy to reduce risk factors of neuropathy and translate this strategy into a treatment plan for the patient
    • Choose and apply biomarker lab tests to manage patients with neuropathy
    • Provide basic interpretation of  nerve conduction and EMG findings for patients
    • Discuss the use of medications in neuropathy and explain their  mechanisms  of action
    • Advise patients on possible side effects of neuropathy medications
    • Use Tinel's Sign as a diagnostic procedure and translate these findings into optimal location for therapy in neuropathy patients

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 116

    Neuropathy - Treatment Applications


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    • Contrast historical versus neuroanatomical theories of acupuncture
    • Describe the 4 basic mechanisms of acupuncture analgesia.
    • Identify and utilize the local, segmental and central effects of acupuncture for neuropathy pain control
    • Combine nutraceutical substances that may enhance the effectiveness of acupuncture
    • Prepare a comprehensive acupuncture point prescription for maximum analgesic effects in patients suffering from neuropathy 
    • Contrast real versus placebo acupuncture and discuss the pitfalls in placebo controlled trials
    • Utilized knowledge of the effects of acupuncture on GABA, Glutamate & 5HTP to maximize acupuncture analgesia in neuropathy patients
    • Utilize basic pharmacognosy to support and enhance the neurotransmitter effects of acupuncture
    • Apply sensory stimulation techniques to promote Neurotrophic factors in nerve repair and regeneration
    • Apply the basic science of acupuncture as a bridge to non-invasive neuromodulation in neuropathy patients

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 116 - 124
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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Neurology 116 through Neurology 124

    Course Group includes all Neurology Courses numbered 116 thru 124

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 117

    Neuropathy Management - Part 1


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    • Relate the effects of voltage gated sodium and calcium channels to the development of neuropathy
    • Draw the pathways specific of TRPs, NaV 1.8 and CaV 3.2 ion channels in the nervous system
    • Understand the application of selective NaV 1.8 and CaV 3.2 channel blockers in patients with neuropathy
    • Discuss basic science research that links ion channels with the signs and symptoms of neuropathy
    • Utilize the neurobiology of the Rubber Hand phenomena to treat patients with peripheral neuropathy.
    • Discuss various ion channels and their roles in neuron hyper-excitability related to neuropathy
    • Utilize natural substances that modulate ions channels related to neuropathy
    • Differentiate the roles of Protein Kinase C and Aldose Reductase  in neuropathy
    • Identify potential signaling pathways that are targets of neuromodulation through natural substances
    • Prepare a comprehensive natural-substance management strategy for patients with neuropathy

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 118

    Pharmacognosy: Signaling Pathways in Neuropathy


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    • Discuss how insulin signaling abnormalities can directly and indirectly contribute to neuropathy
    • Utilize natural substances that modulate insulin signaling pathways
    • Differentiate the roles of Endocannabinoid receptors in pain processing versus recreation “High”
    • Create a strategy to modulation Endocannabinoids receptors with legal natural substances for pain relief
    • Understand the role of Nerve Growth Factors (NGF) in the development of symptoms of neuropathy and also the role of NGF promoting natural substances which may stimulate repair and regeneration.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 119

    Pharmacognosy: Neurotransmitters


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    • Utilize natural substances as neurotransmitter based treatments for neuropathy.
    • Identify GABA modulating substances and their effects on GABA metabolism and GABA receptors
    • Utilize natural substances that modulate Glutamate metabolism and receptors
    • Differentiate the roles of GABA, Glutamate and Glycine receptors in pain processing
    • Create a strategy to modulation neurotransmitter receptors using natural substances for pain relief

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 120

    Non-Invasive Neuromodulation in Neuropathy Treatment


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    • Compared and contrast usual transcutaneous nerve stimulation techniques (TENs) with techniques of non-invasive neuromodulation using High Voltage Pulsed Galvanic stimulation
    • Identify the anatomical location of electrode placement for central and peripheral non-invasive neuromodulation techniques
    • Differentiate various forms of peripheral versus central non-invasive neuromodulation techniques
    • Discuss the theory of application and be able to apply techniques of non-invasive neuromodulation in practice.
    • Create a strategy for neuromodulation of the patient suffering from neuropathy
    • Identify appropriate choices of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques for a patient suffering from neuropathy.
    • Breakdown risk versus benefits of neuromodulation and be able to discuss them with the patient suffering from neuropathy
    • Appraise a neuropathy patient and construct a comprehensive neuropathy treatment plan which includes non-invasive neuromodulation techniques
    • Breakdown and discuss the investigational nature of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques and understand the importance of obtaining written informed consent before proceeding with non-invasive neuromodulation in neuropathy patients
    • Comprehend the basic electronics of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 121

    Neuromodulation: Use of Transcutaneous Vagal Nerve Stimulation


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    • Discuss stimulation parameters for using High Voltage Galvanic stimulation for neuromodulation
    • Identify optimal ranges for pulse-width, milli-AMPs, phase and other parameters of electrical stimulation
    • Differentiate and choose optimal types of electrical stimulation (TENS vs. HVG) for clinician applications
    • Draw out the neuro-anatomical pathways of vagal nerve stimulation and use this information to guide appropriate use of vagal nerve stimulation in clinical practice
    • Discuss the investigational nature of tVNS, potential risk-benefits, with patients and construct a treatment plan using tVNS with a properly informed and consenting patient.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 122

    Trans-spinal Direct Current Stimulation (ts-DC)


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    • Understand the differences and similarities between TENs, low voltage and high voltage galvanic and be able to use this knowledge to select the most appropriate type to stimulation for use in ts-DC applications
    • Apply precautions, other safety considerations and informed consent when administering high voltage galvanic stimulation for non-invasive spinal cord stimulation.
    • Craft evidence-based treatment strategies using ts-DC stimulation for pain control and modulation of both ascending sensory and descending motor pathways based on recently published literature on central nervous systems effects of direct current stimulation.
    • Be able to select optimal electrode placement for ts-DC based on clinical presentation of the patient
    • Understand the basic technique for non-invasive Stellate Ganglion transcutaneous stimulation and its possible application for sympathetic maintained pain.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 123

    Neuromodulation with Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation (GVS)


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    • Discuss the history of GVS and the historic use of GVS as diagnostic procedure.
    • Identify the effects of GVS on the nervous system and use this information to construct an effective clinical protocol for his/her patient
    • Apply GVS as an adjunct procedure to assist in balance rehabilitation.
    • Understand and apply GVS as part of a comprehensive strategy for the treatment of neuropathic pain syndromes.
    • Create a treatment protocol in terms of electrode placement, intensity, duration and precautions for the use of GVS in clinical practice.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 124

    Neuromodulation with tDC


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    • Communicate the risks, potential benefits and the investigational nature of tDC with a potential patient for the purpose of securing a written informed consent prior to treatment
    • Understand the similarities and differences between low voltage direct current and high voltage pulsed galvanic and how to apply knowledge of their polarity specific effects in clinical neuromodulation
    • Identify brain targets for neuromodulation and construct a therapeutic electrode montage, treatment protocol in terms of intensity, duration, frequency and dose of tDC 
    • Explain the theory of tDC as it relates to pain modulation based on contemporaneous scientific literature
    • Apply tDC  as an adjunct procedure to assist in intractable pain relief

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 125

    Neuromodulation and Balance


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    • Compared and contrast galvanic vestibular stimulation and Tone Burst Vestibular Stimulation in the treatment of the balance impaired patient.
    • Apply the polarity specific effects of the anode and cathode on the vestibular system for amelioration of common balance impairments.
    • Identify the anatomical location of electrode placement for Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation.
    • Create a treatment strategy using Tone Bursts based on physiological pairing of semicircular canals.
    • Apply Specific Tone Protocols based on Saccule versus Utricle dysfunction in balance impaired patients.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 126

    Neurological Conditions in Chiropractic Practice


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    • Recognize Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in your chiropractic patients
    • Summarize the prevalence in your patient population
    • Identify the type of patient that presents with TBI
    • Explain why a chiropractor needs to differential diagnose TBI patients
    • Compile correlations of TBI inciting factors with your patient presentations
    • Demonstrate the pathology that occurs with TBI
    • Classify the grades of TBI and discriminate what can be treated conservatively
    • Identify the incidence of injuries that commonly cause TBI
    • Evaluate the probability of TBI in your patient
    • Describe the many different types of evaluations, in the field, in the office and upon referral
    • Implement in-office Screening Tools and apply diagnostic criteria
    • Identify the risk of post-concussive syndrome
    • Detect patients with “Brain Cognitive Reserve”
    • Identify Second Impact Syndrome
    • Assess the value of MRI
    • Identify Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
    • Integrate the current concepts of conservative treatment
    • Design Cognitive Rehab
    • Provide appropriate patient advice, treatment or referral options

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Neurology 126 - 127
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    Hour 1 - 5

    • Recognize Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in your chiropractic patients
    • Summarize the prevalence in your patient population
    • Identify the type of patient that presents with TBI
    • Explain why a chiropractor needs to differential diagnose TBI patients
    • Compile correlations of TBI inciting factors with your patient presentations
    • Demonstrate the pathology that occurs with TBI
    • Classify the grades of TBI and discriminate what can be treated conservatively
    • Identify the incidence of injuries that commonly cause TBI
    • Evaluate the probability of TBI in your patient
    • Describe the many different types of evaluations, in the field, in the office and upon referral
    • Implement in-office Screening Tools and apply diagnostic criteria
    • Identify the risk of post-concussive syndrome
    • Detect patients with “Brain Cognitive Reserve”
    • Identify Second Impact Syndrome
    • Assess the value of MRI
    • Identify Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
    • Integrate the current concepts of conservative treatment
    • Design Cognitive Rehab
    • Provide appropriate patient advice, treatment or referral options

    Hour 6

    • Define the trophic model
    • Describe the pathology of trophic model to your patients
    • Apply the trophic model of subluxation into clinical practice
    • Detect signs & symptoms that correlate with the trophic model
    • Extrapolate the model to patient care, especially maintenance manipulative therapy.

    Course Group includes all Courses numbered 126 thru 127

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Neurology 127

    Trophic Subluxation Theory and How it Affects Your Patient


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    • Define the trophic model
    • Describe the pathology of trophic model to your patients
    • Apply the trophic model of subluxation into clinical practice
    • Detect signs & symptoms that correlate with the trophic model
    • Extrapolate the model to patient care, especially maintenance manipulative therapy.

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Neurology 128

    The Neurological Evaluation: What You Need to Know (And Why You Need to Know It)


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    Hour 1

    • Identify and recite all components of the neurological examination 
    • Outline basic peripheral and central nervous system pathways that are clinically relevant to the bedside (ambulatory) neurological examination.
    • Perform an examination of the cranial nerve and somatic motor system, including aspects of strength, tone and volume.

    Hour 2

    • Perform an examination of the cranial nerve and somatic sensory system, including sensory testing of deep and superficial CNS pathways.
    • Perform an examination of the reflex system, including testing of deep, superficial, visceral and pathological reflexes.

    Hour 3

    • Perform an examination of the movement, balance and coordination systems, including tests of cerebellar function.
    • Demonstrate an examination flow and performing tests taking the patient from sitting to standing, to the supine and prone positions.
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions in various parts of the central nervous system.
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions in various parts of the peripheral nervous system.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 128 - 129
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    Hour 1

    • Identify and recite all components of the neurological examination 
    • Outline basic peripheral and central nervous system pathways that are clinically relevant to the bedside (ambulatory) neurological examination.
    • Perform an examination of the cranial nerve and somatic motor system, including aspects of strength, tone and volume.

    Hour 2

    • Perform an examination of the cranial nerve and somatic sensory system, including sensory testing of deep and superficial CNS pathways.
    • Perform an examination of the reflex system, including testing of deep, superficial, visceral and pathological reflexes.

    Hour 3

    • Perform an examination of the movement, balance and coordination systems, including tests of cerebellar function.
    • Demonstrate an examination flow and performing tests taking the patient from sitting to standing, to the supine and prone positions.
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions in various parts of the central nervous system.
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions in various parts of the peripheral nervous system.
    Hour 4
    • Identify the domains of and concepts within motor control
    • Outline some research on chiropractic's influence on motor control
    • Discuss principles of motor control and rehabilitation applied to practice

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    Neurology 129

    Motor Control in Chiropractic Practice


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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Neurology 130
    Receptor Based Solutions for Your Edification

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    Hour 1
    • Describe the importance of the primitive reflexes
    • Explain the role of fundamental patterns
    • Summarize the generation of cortical release signs
    Hour 2
    • Diagram the muscle – brain interactions and the hypothalamus – hormonal feedback loop
    • Define deaffrentation
    • Explain spinal dyscoupling and its effect on the neuraxis

    Michael Allen, DC, NMD, DIBAK, DABCN, FACFN

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    Neurology 130 - 132
    11.0

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    Hour 1
    • Describe the importance of the primitive reflexes
    • Explain the role of fundamental patterns
    • Summarize the generation of cortical release signs
    Hour 2
    • Diagram the muscle – brain interactions and the hypothalamus – hormonal feedback loop
    • Define deaffrentation
    • Explain spinal dyscoupling and its effect on the neuraxis

    Hour 3

    • Explain how the balance system depends on symmetrical input
    • Describe the relationship between the deep tendon monosynaptic reflexes and posture control
    • Explain the importance of the tonic neck reflexes to posture and functional assessment

    Hour 4

    • Describe the flexion and extension synergistic patterns
    • Explain the function of the flexor withdrawal reflex in relation to central pattern generators
    • Outline the role of the Galant reflex in postural control

    Hour 5

    • Explain the relationship between the flexor withdrawal reflex and the crossed extensor reflex.
    • Describe the anticipated response in testing the upper Galant reflex
    • Outline the normal display of the tonic lumbar reflex

    Hour 6

    • Explain the etiology of cortical release signs
    • Describe the determinant of posture
    • Outline the test for normal stance and gait and analyze the results
    Hour 7
    • Describe the types of muscle fibers and how they respond to deaffrentation
    • Outline the anatomy of the cerebellum
    • Explain the function of the various areas of the cerebellum

    Hour 8

    • Outline the afferent cerebellar pathways
    • Describe the efferent cerebellar pathways and their interconnections
    • Summarize the blood supply to the cerebellum and brain stem

    Hour 9

    • Describe the relationship between cerebellar output and autonomic function
    • List the signs of pathological cerebellar expression
    • Explain the concept of surround inhibition

    Hour 10

    • Recognize how variations in functional muscle testing procedure will yield different clinical information
    • Explain the difference is the influence of uniarticulate muscles versus multiarticulate muscle on stability and affrentation
    • Describe the normal responses of the primitive reflexes

    Hour 11

    • Explain the role of the pyramidal and extrapyramidal systems
    • Select appropriate procedures to test for pyramidal distribution of weakness
    • Describe exercises to address pyramidal distribution of weakness
    • Recognize the foundational concept of receptor input
    • Explain the role of the primitive reflexes as a diagnostic tool
    • Summarize how functional manual muscle testing can reveal the presence of deaffrentation

    Course Group includes all Neurology Courses numbered 130 thru 132

    Michael Allen, DC, NMD, DIBAK, DABCN, FACFN

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    Neurology 131

    Receptor Based Solutions for Your Patients


    4.0

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    Hour 1

    • Explain how the balance system depends on symmetrical input
    • Describe the relationship between the deep tendon monosynaptic reflexes and posture control
    • Explain the importance of the tonic neck reflexes to posture and functional assessment

    Hour 2

    • Describe the flexion and extension synergistic patterns
    • Explain the function of the flexor withdrawal reflex in relation to central pattern generators
    • Outline the role of the Galant reflex in postural control

    Hour 3

    • Explain the relationship between the flexor withdrawal reflex and the crossed extensor reflex.
    • Describe the anticipated response in testing the upper Galant reflex
    • Outline the normal display of the tonic lumbar reflex

    Hour 4

    • Explain the etiology of cortical release signs
    • Describe the determinant of posture
    • Outline the test for normal stance and gait and analyze the results

    Michael Allen, DC, NMD, DIBAK, DABCN, FACFN

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    Neurology 132
    Receptor Based Solutions for Your Application

    5.0

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    Hour1
    • Describe the types of muscle fibers and how they respond to deaffrentation
    • Outline the anatomy of the cerebellum
    • Explain the function of the various areas of the cerebellum

    Hour 2

    • Outline the afferent cerebellar pathways
    • Describe the efferent cerebellar pathways and their interconnections
    • Summarize the blood supply to the cerebellum and brain stem

    Hour 3

    • Describe the relationship between cerebellar output and autonomic function
    • List the signs of pathological cerebellar expression
    • Explain the concept of surround inhibition

    Hour 4

    • Recognize how variations in functional muscle testing procedure will yield different clinical information
    • Explain the difference is the influence of uniarticulate muscles versus multiarticulate muscle on stability and affrentation
    • Describe the normal responses of the primitive reflexes

    Hour 5

    • Explain the role of the pyramidal and extrapyramidal systems
    • Select appropriate procedures to test for pyramidal distribution of weakness
    • Describe exercises to address pyramidal distribution of weakness
    • Recognize the foundational concept of receptor input
    • Explain the role of the primitive reflexes as a diagnostic tool
    • Summarize how functional manual muscle testing can reveal the presence of deaffrentation

     


    Michael Allen, DC, NMD, DIBAK, DABCN, FACFN

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    Neurology 133
    Small Fiber and Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy Management

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    • Relate the effects of chemotherapy to the development of neuropathy.
    • Draw the pathways specific to Lamina I versus Lamina V sensory pathways.
    • Discuss basic science research that links Na, Ca and TRPA1 ion channels with hyper-excitability of sensory neurons.
    • Apply Lo-TENs over acupuncture points known to down regulate TRPA1 and PKC for the treatment of neuropathy.
    • Utilize natural substances that modulate ions channels related to neuropathy.

    George Kukurin, DC, DACAN

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    Neurology 201

    Basic Brain Anatomy and Function: The Motor Cortex


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    • Discuss briefly the relevant brain anatomy and functional neurology with focus on the frontal lobe and motor cortex.
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the human brain cortex as it relates to the basic tenants of chiropractic and to spinal subluxation.
    • Identify key anatomical components of the frontal lobe and motor cortex.
    • Discuss some of the pioneers in neuroscience underscoring their individual contributions.
    • Draw basic neurological pathways associated with the frontal lobe and motor cortex.
    • Relate function of the frontal lobe and motor cortex to various associated disease conditions.

    • NOTE:  Recommended to take after Neuro 201-intro and prior to Neuro 201a

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 201 Session 1
    12.0

    $216.00 USD

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    All Courses in the Neurology 201 Series

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 201-intro

    Anatomy of the Skull and Spine With Dissection of the Cervical Spine


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    • Explore current role of the art and science of clinical neurology for the chiropractor
    • Discuss briefly the relevant neurological anatomy and functional neurology
    • Describe in detail the anatomy and function of the components of the human skull with attention to aspects which may be important to the chiropractic physician
    • Explore the current role of clinical neurology for the practicing chiropractor
    • Describe in detail the anatomy and function of the components of the human spine with attention to aspects which may be important to the chiropractic physician

    • NOTE:  Recommended to take as first course in 201 series

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 201a

    Introduction to Chiropractic Clinical Neurology: Basic Lower Brain, Brainstem and Spinal Cord Anatomy: A Clinical Perspective


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    • Explore current role of the art and science of clinical neurology for the chiropractor
    • Discuss relevant neurological anatomy of the central nervous system, exclusive of the cortex
    • Summarize relevant functional neurology of the central nervous system exclusive of the cortex
    • Illustrate the clinical presentation resulting from disease of the various brain and cord areas
    • Outline various categories for spinal cord lesions
    • Organize findings of central nervous system disease by anatomical location and clinical presentation

    • NOTE:  Recommended to have taken Neuro 201-intro and Neuro 201 prior to taking this class

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 201b-c100

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 100


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    • Observe a doctor patient encounter where the patient is a paraplegic
    • Explore the relevant issues and action protocols involved in acute spinal cord disease
    • Evaluate relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Summarize relevant functional neurology of the spinal cord

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 201c

    Syndromes Involving the Spinal Cord


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    • Explore current role of the art and science of clinical neurology for the chiropractor
    • Discuss relevant neurological anatomy of the spinal cord
    • Summarize relevant functional neurology of the spinal cord
    • Illustrate the clinical presentation resulting from disease of the various cord areas
    • Outline various categories for spinal cord lesions
    • Organize findings of spinal cord disease by anatomical location and clinical presentation

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 201d

    Clinical Aspects of Spinal Cord Disease


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    • Discuss relevant neurological anatomy and function of the meninges
    • Discuss relevant neurological anatomy and function of the arterial and venous CNS circulation
    • Discuss relevant neurological anatomy and function of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) circulation
    • Illustrate the clinical presentation resulting from disease of the various areas
    • Outline various categories for vascular CNS lesions
    • Utilize a Grand Rounds type case presentation

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202

    The Patient Interview, Cranial Nerves, Cervical Adjustments and Strokes: The Complete Story


    4.0

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    • Properly record a chief complaint
    • Demonstrate skills to properly perform a patient interview
    • Perform a neurological examination of the head and neck
    • Perform a mental status examination
    • Cite anatomy and function of the cranial nerves
    • Examine the twelve cranial nerves during a clinical examination
    • Discuss disorders of cranial nerves
    • Discuss, in detail, aspects of neural ischemia and Cervical Spinal Manipulation
    • Overview cerebrovascular anatomy and hemodynamics
    • Describe pathophyiological mechanisms in vascular injuries
    • Clinically test a patient to evaluate predisposition
    • Recognize postadjustment vertebrobasilar insufficiency and review case studies

    • NOTE: This course is the same content as Neurological Exam 101, 102 and Neurology 107

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202 Session 2
    26.0

    $442.00 USD

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    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202-c101

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 101


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    • Observe a doctor patient encounter where the patient is a young female with a primary complaint of a balance problem
    • Improve the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Develop improved patient examination techniques
    • Evaluate relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Organize findings during the examination and explore for relevancy as applied to diagnosis of the presenting complaint

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202-c102

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 102


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    • Observe a doctor patient encounter where the patient is a middle aged female with a primary complaint of upper extremity paralysis.
    • Improve the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Develop improved patient examination techniques
    • Evaluate relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Organize findings during the examination and explore for relevancy as applied to diagnosis of the presenting complaint.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202-c103

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 103


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    • Observe a doctor patient encounter where the patient is a young female with a primary complaint of a balance problem
    • Improve the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Develop improved patient examination techniques
    • Evaluate relevant clinical findings
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Organize findings during the examination and explore for relevancy as applied to diagnosis of the presenting complaint

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202-c104

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 104


    2.0

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    • Observe a doctor patient encounter where the patient is a young female with a primary complaint of tremor
    • Explore the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Observe patient examination techniques
    • Summarize relevant clinical findings
    • Illustrate the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Organize findings during the examination and explore for relevancy as applied to diagnosis of the presenting complaint

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202-c105

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 105


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    • Observe a doctor sort through a difficult history in a patient encounter where the patient is a female with multiple and unusual complaints
    • Explore the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Observe patient examination techniques
    • Summarize relevant clinical findings
    • Illustrate the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis
    • Organize findings during the examination and explore for relevancy as applied to diagnosis of the presenting complaint

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202a

    The Patient Interview


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    • Explore basic principles of the patient interview
    • Discuss briefly the relevance of maintaining good history taking procedures
    • Describe in detail the benefits of history questionnaires
    • Explore different types of patient historians and as strategy for dealing with each type
    • Describe specific area constituting a complete patient interview

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202b

    The Assessment of Mental Status


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    • Explore basic principles of the mental status examination
    • Discuss briefly the relevance of maintaining good history taking procedures
    • Describe in detail the need for a mental status assessment
    • Explore different techniques and a strategy for dealing with mental status problems
    • Demonstrate specific methods of implementing the Mini-Mental State Examination.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202c

    Examination of the Head and Neck


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    • Explore basic principles of the physical examination of the face, head and neck
    • Discuss briefly the relevance the physical examination prior to the neurologic examination
    • Describe in detail rational and procedure for observation, auscultation, palpation and percussion
    • Visualize patient problems and deformities that might go un-noticed by a casual observer
    • Demonstrate specific methods of implementing a brief orthopedic examination of the cervical spine.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202d

    Aspects of Functional Versus Organic Illness


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    • Define specific terminology including organic disease, non-organic disease, functional disease, somatoform disease, malingering and others
    • Discuss the distinction between somatoform disorders (hysteria) and malingering
    • Describe patient presentations and examination techniques which are useful in somatoform disorders of the special senses
    • Elaborate on the somatic manifestations of somatoform disease in motor and sensory presentations
    • Explore caveats of diagnosing somatoform disorders
    • Discuss completely the performance and usefulness of in office "credibility" tests used to unveil non-organic disorders
    • Define and describe aspects of the malingering patient

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202e

    The Ophthalmoscopic Examination


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    • Describe the reasons for using an ophthalmoscope in the clinical bedside examination
    • Define and contrast the Pan-Optic ophthalmoscope from the common ophthalmoscopes
    • Discuss common settings and features of the ophthalmoscope
    • Define methods of describing findings in the fundus of the eye\
    • Identify and define common systemic and local pathologic processes that may be encountered in the course of the ophthalmoscopic examination.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 202f

    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
    • 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

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 203

    The Somatic Motor System, Involuntary Movements and Non-Paralytic Movement Disorders, The Reflex System and Ancillary Neurologic Examination Procedures


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    • Perform and chart a neurological examination of the voluntary motor system and the somatic sensory system
    • Apply results of the examination findings in the differential diagnosis of patients
    • Describe the three neuron pathway involved with sensorineural innervation
    • Discuss multimodal sensations
    • Perform an appropriate examination of the reflexes, including deep tendon, superficial, visceral and pathological reflexes
    • Describe the anatomy associated with reflexes
    • Properly grade and record reflexes
    • Interpret the Results of Reflex Testing

    • NOTE: This course is the same content as Neurological Exam 103, 104

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 203 c106-c107

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 106 and 107


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    • Observe doctor patient encounters that focus on aspects of the complete neurological examination
    • Explore the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Observe patient examination techniques
    • Identify the key components of a complete neurologic examination
    • Review major aspects of the examination under each component of the clinical neurologic examination
    • Observe doctor patient encounters that focus on evaluation of the mental status of the patient.  

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 203 c108

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 108


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    • Observe doctor patient encounters that focus on evaluation of the patient's complaint
    • Observe doctor patient encounters that focus on aspects of the complete neurological examination
    • Explore the history taking process in an actual clinical setting
    • Observe patient examination techniques
    • Identify the key components of a complete neurologic examination
    • Review major aspects of the examination under each component of the clinical neurologic examination

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 203 c109

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 109


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    • Observe doctor patient encounters that focus on evaluation of the patient's complaint
    • Observe doctor patient encounters that focus on aspects of the complete neurological examination
    • Explore the history making process in an actual clinical setting
    • Observe patient examination techniques
    • Identify the key components of a neurologic examination of diplopia
    • Review information regarding evaluation of diplopia.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 203 Session 3
    22.0

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    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 203-intro

    Introduction to the Neurological Examination


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    • Identify the components of the neurological examination
    • Demonstrate a basic examination flow and performing tests taking the patient from sitting to standing, to the supine and prone positions
    • Outline "Ferezy's MSR's" which is a pneumonic devise to help recall areas needing to be tested
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions in various parts of the central nervous system
    • Summarize implications of neurological findings for lesions in various parts of the peripheral nervous system.

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 203a

    The Cranial Nerve Examination


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    • Outline the clinical anatomy of each of the cranial nerves and their origin from the diencephalon and brainstem
    • Summarize clinical function of the corticobulbar pathways
    • Relate information regarding the ocular system, including upper motor neuron, internuclear and lower motor neuron pathways
    • Distinguish between central and peripheral lesions involving cranial nerve function
    • Predict the location of lesions in the visual system by analyzing information from the clinical examination
    • Identify cranial nerve nuclei in the brainstem and discuss their function
    • Describe the clinical function of each of the cranial nerves
    • Describe and demonstrate the clinical bedside examination of each cranial nerve
    • Compare and contrast the effects of lesions involving voluntary, involuntary and emotional movements associated with the cranial nerves
    • Discuss the various common clinical disorders which affect the cranial nerves
    • Discuss common ophthalmoscopic findings, both normal and pathological, which may be observed on the ophthalmoscopic examination
    • Identify anatomical and functional relationships which help explain multiple chiropractic concepts, including that of cervicogenic headache
    • Differentiate between central and peripheral varieties of facial paralysis
    • Break down the various tuning fork tests of hearing
    • Differentiate between neuro-sensory and conductive hearing loss

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 203b

    Blind Spot Testing and Cortical Perceptual Mapping


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    • Describe the procedure for blind spot measurement by manual perimetry
    • Contrast blind spot measurement by manual perimetry with automated perimetry
    • Distinguish adequate test retest reliability, for both intra-examiner and inter-examiner reliability
    • Recognize concepts of adequate test validity
    • Identify relevant aspects of visual neuroanatomy and neuro-circuitry
    • Review and assess various contentions elaborated in the paper "Changes in Brain Function after Manipulation of the Cervical Spine”

    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 203c

    The Voluntary Somatic Motor System Examination


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    • Identify the basic anatomical pathways of central nervous system control mechanisms involved in voluntary movement of the body
    • Identify the basic anatomical pathways of peripheral nervous system and neuromuscular control mechanisms involved in voluntary movement of the body
    • Describe the evaluation of strength and the functional roles of muscles
    • Discuss the categorizations and terminology used describing the various varieties of muscular contraction
    • Review and assess concepts and skills necessary to perform an accurate bedside examination of the voluntary motor system
    • View and identify patient video vignettes demonstrating lecture points
    • Recognize examination procedures and signs to distinguish primary muscular disease (myopathy)
    • Define and categorize involuntary movements
    • Compare and contrast pathological from non-pathological involuntary movements

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    Neurology 203d

    The Somatic Reflex Examination


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    • Define and categorize types of patient reflexes commonly tested at the bedside examination
    • Identify the basic anatomical pathways of central nervous system control mechanisms involved in the various reflexes that can be tested in the body
    • Identify the basic anatomical pathways of peripheral nervous system control mechanisms involved in the various reflexes that can be tested in the body
    • Describe the evaluation of the four basic types of testable reflexes
    • Review and assess concepts and skills necessary to perform an accurate bedside examination of the reflex system
    • View and identify patient video vignettes demonstrating lecture points
    • Compare and contrast pathological from non-pathological reflex findings

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    Neurology 204 Session 4
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    Neurology 204a

    The Somatic Sensory Examination


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    • Define and categorize types of patient sensation commonly tested at the bedside examination
    • Identify the basic anatomical pathways of central nervous system control mechanisms involved in the various sensory systems that can be tested in the body
    • Identify the basic anatomical pathways of peripheral and central nervous system control mechanisms involved in the various sensations that can be tested in the body
    • Describe the evaluation of both superficial and deep sensory systems
    • Review and assess concepts and skills necessary to perform an accurate bedside examination of the sensory system
    • View and identify patient video vignettes demonstrating lecture points
    • Compare and contrast pathological from non-pathological sensory findings

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    Neurology 204b

    The Examination of Station, Movement and Gait


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    • Define the terms station, movement and gait
    • Define and categorize types of motor systems utilized by the patient and how these are commonly tested at the bedside examination
    • Identify the basic anatomical pathways of central and peripheral nervous system movement control of mechanisms involved in the various movement systems that can be tested in the body
    • Describe in detail the evaluation of station, movement and gait
    • Describe and demonstrate the phases of normal gait 
    • Visualize normal and abnormal gait patterns
    • Review and assess concepts and skills necessary to perform an accurate bedside examination of the station, movement and gait systems
    • View and identify patient video vignettes demonstrating station, movement and gait lecture points
    • Compare and contrast pathological from non-pathological station, movement and gait findings

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    Neurology 204c

    The Examination of Communication and Knowledge


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    • Define the terms communication, language, and a wide variety of descriptive terms for cortical language and knowledge impairments
    • Review the functions classically associated with the cerebral cortex
    • Categorize cortical deficits and associated patient conditions
    • Identify neurological pathways used by the cerebral cortex
    • Describe in detail concepts of lateralization of brain function and hemisphere "dominance" or "hemisphericity"
    • Describe and demonstrate a schema to maintain a methodical approach to the patient with a communication disorder
    • Visualize a patient with a "split brain disorder"
    • Review and assess concepts and skills necessary to perform an examination of a patient with a communication disorder
    • Compare and contrast loss of neurologic function at the level of the primary modality to disorders of the primary cortical receptive area as well as in the association cortex

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    Neurology 204d

    Ancillary Neurologic Examination Procedures


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    • Define terms relevant to comprehending and performing various nervous system tests not typically a part of the motor, sensory and reflex examinations.
    • Review various ancillary tests, including the purpose behind the test as well as test performance.
    • Categorize ancillary neurological tests and explain their use and purpose.
    • Identify, describe and discuss meningeal stretch tests.
    • Identify, describe and discuss neurodynamic tests.
    • Identify, describe and discuss nerve tension tests.
    • Identify, describe and discuss peripheral nerve palpation and Tinel's sign.
    • Identify, describe and discuss Dix-Hallpike test.
    • Identify, describe and discuss pressure algometry and introduce the instruments to perform this test.
    • Identify, describe and discuss sensory threshold testing and introduce the instruments to perform these tests.
    • Discuss the nature and performance of tests used to diagnose defects in function of the neurovascular bundle in the upper and lower extremities (Thoracic Outlet Syndrome).
    • Identify, describe and discuss use of the stethoscope and points to auscultate in the head and neck area

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    Neurology 204e

    The Cerebellar Systems and Spinal Analysis


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    • Perform an examination of the systems involved with Movement and Coordination
    • Discuss cerebellar anatomy
    • Differentially Diagnose by applying clinical signs of cerebellar dysfunction
    • Recognize cerebellar syndromes by their anatomical areas
    • Apply specific principles of examination to improve the Chiropractic Spinal Examination
    • Describe specific procedures of the spinal examination

    • NOTE:  This course contains the same content as Neurological Exam 105

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    Neurology 204f

    Mental Status Examination: A Detailed Discussion and Complete Neurological Examination - Case 110


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    • Define terms relevant to comprehending and performing various aspects of the mental status examination.
    • Categorize the components of the mental status examination.
    • Identify, define and discuss dementia and Disease of the Alzheimer's Type (DAT).
    • Identify, define and discuss the five levels of consciousness.
    • Define and discuss the components of the mental status examination.
    • Compare and contrast dementia and depression.
    • Discuss and describe methods of charting mental status examination findings.

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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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    Neurology 205 c119

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 119


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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.

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    Neurology 205 c120

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 120


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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.

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    Neurology 205 c121

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 121


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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.

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    Neurology 205 c122

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 122


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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.

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    Neurology 205 c123-125

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 123-125


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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.

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    Neurology 205 c126

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 126


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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.

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    Neurology 205 c128-130

    Complete Neurological Examination - Case 128 - 130


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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.

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    Neurology 205 Session 5
    24.0

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    Neurology 206 c110c137

    Electrodiagnosis Case: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


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    • List the electrodes necessary to perform in Electrodiagnosis nerve conduction study
    • Describe the placement of the various electrodes in conduction studies of the median nerve at the wrist
    • Draw a simple diagram of the carpal tunnel, defining the boundaries
    • Itemize parts of a thorough chiropractic management plan for carpal tunnel syndrome

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    Neurology 206 c129

    Cases in Neurology: Multiple Symptoms in a 35 Year Old Female


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    • List the differential diagnoses that may accompany various symptoms
    • Describe various essential elements of the history taking process
    • List several components of the mini mental status examination
    • Itemize and describe several tests of cerebellar function
    • Contrast and compare aspects of malingering and somatoform disorders
    • Use proper language and nomenclature when producing a report for referring physicians
    • Recognize aspects of functional illness

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    Neurology 206 c131

    Video Case: Pain, Weakness and Unsteadiness


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    • Evaluate an unrehearsed, real doctor/patient encounter; regarding a case of an adult female patient who complains of lower back pain; pain radiating down her left lower extremity to her heel; weakness in her thighs; and unsteadiness.
    • Develop improved skills in obtaining an accurate case history and performing a neurological examination of patient’s presenting with pain, weakness and unsteadiness.
    • Improve interpretation of relevant clinical findings of patient presenting with pain, weakness and unsteadiness.
    • List the clinical presentations of various complaints and the approach to diagnosis of patient’s presenting with pain, weakness and unsteadiness.
    • Consider the differential diagnoses of patient’s presenting with pain, weakness and unsteadiness.

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    Neurology 206 c132

    Cases in Neurology: Numbness and Weakness in a 50 Year Old Male


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    • List the differential diagnoses that may accompany various symptoms.  
    • Describe various essential elements of the history taking process.
    • List differential diagnoses for this and similar cases.
    • Itemize and describe several tests of lower extremity motor and reflex function.
    • Recognize a true extensor toe sign from an equivocal or false finding.
    • Contrast and compare aspects of various disorders causing cervical spine myelopathy.   
    • Use proper language and nomenclature when producing a report for referring physicians.
    • Recognize aspects of spinal cord disease.

     


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    Neurology 206 c133

    Cases in Neurology: Concussion. Assault on an 18 Year Old Female


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    • List the differential diagnoses that may accompany various symptoms. 
    • Describe various essential elements of the history taking process.
    • Use proper language and nomenclature when discussing brain injury.
    • Recognize aspects of so called “post concussion syndrome” or Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI).
    • Recite levels of consciousness.
    • Discuss scoring criterion when using the Glascow Coma Scale.
    • Identify abnormal imaging findings associated with concussion on diffusion tensor tractography.
    • Define and describe “myoclonic jerks”.

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    Neurology 206 Session 6
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    Neurology 206a1

    Electrodiagnostic Testing I


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    • Compare and contrast neuronal cells from the neuroglial cells.
    • Identify various types of neurons of the peripheral and central nervous system.
    • Describe the types of neuroglial cells found in the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system.
    • Categorize the types of mammalian nerve fibers by neuron a diameter, conduction velocity and susceptibility to compression.
    • Describe the incidence and prevalence of dizziness as a complaint.
    • Define the term “motor unit” from a clinical perspective.
    • Compare and contrast type one and type two muscle fibers.
    • Identify anatomical components and describe physiological function of the cell membrane.
    • Define the terms summation and generator potentials.

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    Neurology 206a2

    Electrodiagnostic Testing II


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    • Define the terms “electrodiagnosis, nerve conduction study, needle electrode examination, late responses and evoked potentials”.
    • Identify the various components of the action potential recording.
    • Compare and contrast synaptic versus electrical nerve stimulation.
    • Recite the components of the modern electromyographic machine.
    • Describe the different types of electrodes used in an electrodiagnostic examination and include the purpose and benefits/drawbacks to each type.
    • Categorize the types of electrodiagnostic testing.
    • Discuss performance and use of electrodiagnostic testing, including conduction studies and latencies, late responses (including the “H” reflex and “F” wave) and evoked potentials.
    • Properly order and interpret the results of electrodiagnostic testing.

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    Neurology 206a3

    Electrodiagnostic Testing III


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    • Define the terms “spasm, interexaminar and intraexaminer reliability, global myoelectric activity and muscle fatigue”.
    • Identify the various components of the modern paraspinal electrode EMG machine. recording.
    • Compare and contrast the use of surface electrodes in the traditional electromyographic examination versus the paraspinal surface electrode electromyographic examination.
    • Recite several scientific studies regarding paraspinal surface electrode electromyographic, and strengths and weaknesses of each study.
    • Describe tissue filtering, best ways to overcome it, and explain its significance in obtaining useful data.
    • Recite the names of the paraspinal musculature organized by their depth, action and activation response.
    • Discuss performance and utility of the test for the “flexion relaxation” phenomenon.

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    Neurology 207 Session 7
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    Joseph Ferezy, DC, DACAN, FIACN

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    Neurology 207a

    Introduction to Electrodiagnostic Medicine


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    • List several textbooks on electrodiagnostic medicine and discuss the benefits and limitations of each text.
    • Recite several applications of electrodiagnostic medicine and discuss the utility of each of the tests performed.
    • Describe the components required to perform an electrodiagnostic examination.
    • Compare and contrast peripheral nerve injury classifications.
    • Define some of the current terminology used in electrodiagnostic medicine.
    • Compare and contrast the different types of electrodes used in electrodiagnostic medicine.
    • Describe terminal motor latencies.
    • Describe sensory and motor conduction velocities and studies.
    • Describe electromyography.
    • Discuss orthodromic and anti-dromic testing.
    • Define motor unit potentials and discuss the normal and abnormal phases.
    • Describe the varieties of evoked potentials and discuss the clinical utility of ordering each test.
    • Describe the varieties of late potentials and discuss the clinical utility of ordering these tests.
    • Identify the relevant neuroanatomy of the peripheral nervous system.
    • Demonstrate median and ulnar nerves and the position of the various electrodes in common motor and sensory electrodiagnostic studies of the median and ulnar nerves.
    • Discuss the conditions and circumstances when electrodiagnostic testing of the central nervous system may be beneficial or necessary.
    • Describe the various electrodiagnostic procedures for the peripheral nervous system.
    • Differentiate between motor unit potentials (MUP’s), fibrillations, positive sharp waves and sensory nerve action potentials (SNAP’s). 
    • Contrast and compare electrodiagnostic tests for extremity complaints such as weakness and sensory loss.
    • Define the role of electrodiagnosis in clinical practice.

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    Neurology 207b

    Physiological Basis of Nerve Conduction and Bioinstrumentation


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    • Compare and contrast Compound Muscle Action potential (CMAP), Sensory Nerve Action Potential (SNAP) and Motor Unit Potential (MUP).
    • List the components of a spinal cord alpha motor neuron.
    • Describe the basic structure of Schwann Cells and myelin.
    • Discuss the role of Schwann Cells and myelin in action potential transmission.
    • Recite the levels of the neuraxis which may be involved in disease that is detectable by electrodiagnostic testing.
    • List the types and levels of nervous system compression.
    • List common reasons and disorders for referral for electrodiagnostic testing.
    • Describe a routine electrodiagnostic encounter.
    • Demonstrate the position of electrodes in a typical median nerve study through the carpal tunnel.
    • List the most common neuropathies of the upper and lower extremities.
    • Compare and contrast typical electrodiagnostic findings for radiculopathy versus neuropathy. 
    • Define and discuss the “Gold Standard” portions of the electrodiagnostic examinations.
    • Discuss single fiber EMG.
    • Identify the components of the needle EMG examination and discuss how various pathological conditions might be demonstrated by each component of the examination.
    • Describe the morphology of positive sharp waves, fibrillations and motor unit potentials.
    • Describe the morphology of positive sharp waves and fibrillations.
    • Identify normal from abnormal patterns of muscular recruitment under minimal, moderate and maximal muscle contraction. 
    • List various causes of radiculopathy.
    • Discuss the history of radiculopathy through time.
    • Contrast and compare various causes of radiculopathy.
    • Discuss the need for and types of advanced imaging following abnormal findings on an electrodiagnostic examination.
    • Discuss the utility of electrodiagnosis to the Doctor of Chiropractic.

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    Neurology 207c

    Aspects of the Clinical Examination


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    • Recite relevant anatomy of the peripheral nervous system including the brachial plexus, upper limb nerves, lumbosacral plexus and lower limb nerves.
    • Define and draw the brachial plexus.
    • List the nerves of the upper limb.
    • Compare and contrast the anatomy of the median and the ulnar nerves.
    • Describe innervation of the major nerve branches of the major nerve divisions of the brachial plexus.
    • Discuss the most common compressive lesions of the upper extremity involving the peripheral nervous system.
    • List the muscles most commonly tested during EMG of the upper extremity.
    • Define and draw the lumbosacral plexus.
    • List the nerves of the lower limb.
    • Discuss the most common compressive lesions of the lower extremity involving the peripheral nervous system.
    • List the muscles most commonly tested during EMG of the lower extremity.
    • Discuss the distinction between motor and sensory neural fibers and salutatory versus local circuit conduction.
    • Compare and contrast the two types of compound potentials and discuss waveform morphology and parameters.
    • Describe effects and patterns of demyelination.
    • Describe the effects of axonal loss.
    • Identify the electro-physiologic changes that may be noted in disease of the neuromuscular junction.
    • Discuss late responses (F-waves and H-Reflexes) and describe the performance and clinical significance of each.
    • Identify components involved in the tendon tap response.
    • Thoroughly discuss all aspects of median and ulna nerve testing, including common congenital anomalies that are like to be encountered in the patient population.

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    Neurology 208 Session 8
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    Neurology 208a

    Demyelinating Disease, Recognition and Chiropractic Management


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    Hour 1

    • Recite general information regarding incidents and prevalence of multiple sclerosis in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada.
    • Describe the pathophysiological process believed to be responsible for the most common types of multiple sclerosis.

    Hour 2

    • Recognize the common signs and symptoms of a patient presenting with demyelinating disease.
    • Recognize typical lesions in the brain and spinal cord associated with multiple sclerosis on MRI studies.
    • Define the McDonald criteria for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.
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