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State of Wisconsin Naturopathic Physician Continuing Education Requirements

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  • Abuse - Child 201

    Child Abuse and Mandatory Reporting


    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 101

    History and Philosophy of Acupuncture


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    $23.00 USD

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    • Discuss the history and philosophy of acupuncture
    • Identify and differentiate the three founders of Chinese Medicine
    • Differentiate the three pillars (three central influences of Chinese thought)
    • Identify the first material used to make acupuncture needles
    • Identify acupunctures struggle to survive and become recognized and accepted
    • Recognize the most influential scripts and texts used in early acupuncture history
    • Discuss the most significant events in acupuncture history from the early 20th century to the present time

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 102

    Differentiating Yin Yang and the Five Elements and Phases


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    $23.00 USD

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    • Discuss acupuncture theory (Yin/Yang, Qi and Five Elements)
    • Differentiate Yin/Zang organs and Yang/Fu organs
    • Differentiate the different types of Qi
    • Identify the Five Elements/Phases
    • Differentiate the four interactions of the Five Elements/Phases
    • Identify the Five Shu (Transporting) Points

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 103

    Vital Substances and differentiating the Twelve Internal Organs


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    • Discuss Vital Substances, Mind (Shen) and the Function of Yin and Yang Organs
    • Differentiate Qi, Blood, Body Fluids and Essence (Jing)
    • Identify and interpret the Mind (Shen)
    • Identify and differentiate the function between the twelve internal organs Yin/Zang and Yang/Fu organs
    • Identify and differentiate the six Extraordinary Yang organs

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Acupuncture 104

    Protocols for 5 Common Conditions


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    • Summarize the usage of points related to the conditions presented.
    • Utilize point prescriptions for 5 common conditions seen in a chiropractic office (Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Skin Conditions, Difficulty Sleeping, Knee Pain).
    • Reproduce results using the basics of Acupuncture.
    • Modify beginner’s protocols and further develop for more specific use in your office.
    • Integrate new point selections into your existing practice and begin treating additional conditions.

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 205

    Tongue Diagnosis


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 206

    Homeostatic Acupuncture Points


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Acupuncture 207

    Neurology of Acupuncture


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 208

    Needle Manipulation Technique


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 209

    Points and Acupuncture Points You Should Know


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 210

    The San Jiao: A Closer Look


    3.0

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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 211

    Qi and The Pertinent Pericardium


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC/Russ Fasolino DC, Lic Ac

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 212

    The 8 Extra Vessels and Extraordinary Meridians


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 213

    Triple Warmer Metabolism and the Vital Substances


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Acupuncture 214

    Ren Mai, Du Mai, Liver 14 and Pulse Diagnosis


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

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 220

    Trigger Points: Search, Find and Treat


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    • Outline current concepts in trigger point theory
    • Discuss the neurophysiology of current concepts in trigger point theory
    • Distinguish between sclerotomes, dermatomes, myotomes and discuss their importance and trigger point diagnosis
    • Discuss objective findings present in trigger point diagnosis
    • Explain the importance of segmental relationships and needling

    Ivo Waerlop, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 400

    Acupuncture Program Introduction to 104-hour Acupuncture Certification Course


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    • Identify the various styles of acupuncture
    • List the branches of Chinese Medicine
    • List the various way of stimulating acupuncture points
    • Recognize the strengths and weakness of various acupuncture related treatments
    • Describe the application of each of the Branches of Chinese Medicine

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 400 - 420

    Basic Theory Course Group


    21.0

    $420.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Acupuncture 400 through Acupuncture 420

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 401

    Development of Chinese Medicine and Yin and Yang I: Introduction to Yin and Yang Theory as it Applies to Acupuncture


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    • Describe the paradigm and progression of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
    • Define the five branches of Chinese medicine.
    • Explain the basic relationships and theoretical constructs of Yin and Yang
    • Identify the most clinically useful associations of Yin and Yang
    • Summarize the most clinically useful functions of Yin and Yang

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 402

    Yin and Yang II and The 8 Principles: Yin and Yang Theory and its Relationship to the 8 Principles of TCM Diagnosis


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    • Compare and contrast Yin and Yang disorders.
    • Describe the Yin and Yang relationships within the human body.
    • Give Examples of how the Eight Principles relate to one another and to Yin and Yang
    • Summarize how the Eight Principles function in relation to human physiology
    • Explain how the Eight Principles relate to pathology

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 403

    The Theory of the 5 Elements: Concepts and Interrelationships of the TCM Elements of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water


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    • Differentiate Uses of 5 Element Theory in Chinese Medicine
    • Reconstruct the Five Elements according to the Creative and Control Cycles
    • Explain the functioning of the Creative Cycle
    • Explain the functioning of the Control Cycle
    • List the Organs Associated with each Element

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 404

    5 Element Correspondences: Specific Associations of the 5 Elements to Organs, Meridians, Emotions, Tissues, and More


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    • Compare and contrast the qualities and characteristics associated with the Five Elements
    • Summarize the qualities and characteristics associated with the Five Elements
    • Point out the major differences between the Five Elements
    • Reconstruct the major Correspondences of the Five Elements
    • Differentiate Individuals based on the Five Elements

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 405

    Chronotherapy and the Essential Substances: TCM Circadian Rhythms and an Introduction to Qi, Jing, Blood and Shen


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    • Outline the times of day associated with the Organs in Chinese Medicine
    • Interpret the significance specific times with regard to Organs
    • Relate the Essential substances in Chinese Medicine
    • Explain theoretical process of Substance Production
    • Reconstruct the role of the three warmers in Qi, Blood, and Fluid Production

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 406

    Energy and Nature: Qi and Blood: Introduction to the Bodys Motivating and Nurturing Forces


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    • Relate the Theoretical Process of Jing Formation
    • Give examples of The Functions of Jing
    • Describe Functions of Shen
    • Diagram Fluid Production
    • Assess Common Fluid Pathologies

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 407

    Constitution and Consciousness: Jing, Shen and Fluid: Introduction to our Inherited Vitalities, and Minds


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    • Relate the Theoretical Process of Jing Formation
    • Give examples of The Functions of Jing
    • Describe Functions of Shen
    • Diagram Fluid Production
    • Assess Common Fluid Pathologies

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 408

    Evil Winds and Emotions: Pathogenic Factors: Introduction to Exogenous and Endogenous Influences on Health


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    • Differentiate the External Pathogenic Factors
    • Explain Internal Pathogenic Factors
    • Describe How External Pathogenic Factors Influence the body
    • Recognize Miscellaneous Pathogenic Factors
    • Discuss the TCM viewpoint on the Causes of Disease

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 409

    The Zang Fu: Introduction to the Organs: Exploring the Concept of Organs as Spheres of Influence in the Body


    1.0

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    • List the Yin & Yang Organs
    • Compare and Contrast Yin & Yang Organs
    • Reconstruct the Yin/Yang Organ Relationships
    • Summarize the similarities and differences of Yin & Yang Meridians
    • Reconstruct the SIx Division Meridian Pairs

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 410

    Lungs and Large Intestine: The Organs That Take in What We Need, and Let Go of What No Longer Serves Us


    1.0

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    • Relate the common symptoms associated with the Lungs & Large Intestines
    • Define properties of the Lungs & Large Intestines
    • Describe the functions of the Lungs & Large Intestines
    • Discuss the most common disharmonies of the Lungs & Large Intestines
    • Explain the clinically relevant “nicknames” of the Lungs & Large Intestines

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 411

    Spleen and Stomach: The Organs of Nourishment


    1.0

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    • Relate the common symptoms associated with the Spleen & Stomach
    • Define properties of the Spleen & Stomach
    • Describe the functions of the Spleen & Stomach
    • Discuss the most common disharmonies of the Spleen & Stomach
    • Explain the clinically relevant “nicknames” of the Spleen & Stomach

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 412

    Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium and San Jiao: Organs That Organize the Body, and Influence the Mind


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    • Relate the common symptoms associated with the Organs of the Fire Element
    • Define properties of the Organs of the Fire Element
    • Describe the functions of the Organs of the Fire Element
    • Discuss the most common disharmonies of the Organs of the Fire Element
    • Explain the clinically relevant “nicknames” of the Organs of the Fire Element

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 413

    Liver and Gall Bladder: The Organs That Enable Free Flow of Qi, Blood and Emotions


    1.0

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    • Relate the common symptoms associated with the Liver & Gall Bladder
    • Define properties of the Liver & Gall Bladder
    • Describe the functions of the Liver & Gall Bladder
    • Discuss the most common disharmonies of the Liver & Gall Bladder
    • Explain the clinically relevant “nicknames” of the Liver & Gall Bladder

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 414

    Kidney and Urinary Bladder: The Foundational Organs of the Body


    1.0

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    • Relate the common symptoms associated with the Kidney & Urinary Bladder
    • Define properties of the Kidney & Urinary Bladder
    • Describe the functions of the Kidney & Urinary Bladder
    • Discuss the most common disharmonies of the Kidney & Urinary Bladder
    • Explain the clinically relevant “nicknames” of the Kidney & Urinary Bladder

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 415

    Understanding Points and Meridians: Introduction to Acupoints and Their Organization Into Meridians


    1.0

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    • Compare the major point categories
    • Derive Tonification and Sedation points
    • Describe The 12 Main Meridians
    • Contrast the functions of Yin and Yang Meridians
    • Explain the 6 major Meridian Categories

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 416

    Meridian Pathways and Clinical Application: How Meridians are Used in Clinical Situations


    1.0

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    • List the 14 Acupuncture Meridians that possess acupoints
    • Summarize the clinical applications of Yin and Yang Meridians
    • Point out the beginning and end points of each of main Meridians
    • Outline the main functions of each of the main meridians
    • Illustrate the trajectories of the main meridians

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 417

    Extraordinary Organs and Meridians: Organs and Meridians Which Augment the Twelve Cardinal Meridians


    1.0

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    • Name the Extraordinary Organs
    • Distinguish Extraordinary Organs from Yin & Yang Organs
    • Name the Extraordinary Meridians
    • Discuss the functions of the Extraordinary Meridians
    • Reconstruct the classical treatment sequence for Extraordinary Meridians.

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 418

    Essential Tongue Diagnosis: Observing the Appearance of the Tongue to Refine TCM Diagnosis


    1.0

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    • List the areas of the tongue, as they apply to different aspects of the body
    • Relate the common features of the tongue, which indicate disharmonies
    • Utilize tongue colors, shapes, coats, and movements for diagnosis
    • Determine common Organ disharmonies based on tongue observation
    • Distinguish between excess and deficient conditions, based on tongue observation

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 419

    Pulse Diagnosis: Using Palpation of the Radial Pulse to Refine TCM Diagnosis


    1.0

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    • Describe normal and common pathological pulses
    • Diagnose pathological signs associated with pulse speed
    • Explain common pulse qualities
    • Summarize usual pulse combinations
    • Recognize tongue and pulse combinations associated with common disorders

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 420

    Clean Needle Technique: An Introduction to Clean and Safe Needle Handling in the Clinic


    1.0

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    • Explain Universal Precautions
    • Prepare a Clean Field for administering acupuncture
    • Secure, handle and dispose of Biohazard material, normally encountered in an acupuncture practice
    • Recognize, avoid, and handle acupuncture side effects
    • Explain the cautions and contraindications of acupuncture treatment

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 421

    Acupuncture Points and Meridians I: Overview of Each of the Main Meridians of Acupuncture


    1.0

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    • List the types of acupuncture meridians
    • Distinguish between various types acupuncture meridians
    • Describe the functions of various types acupuncture meridians
    • Determine and apply individual patient measurements, in order to locate acupuncture points
    • List the Transport Points

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 421 - 436

    Acupuncture Points and Meridians Group


    16.0

    $320.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Acupuncture 421 through Acupuncture 436

    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 221 through 436

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 422

    Acupuncture Points and Meridians II: Overview of Acupoints and Their Organization Into Clinically Useful Groups


    1.0

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    • Distinguish between acupuncture points categories
    • Create supplementing & reducing treatments based on the Five Element points
    • Describe the functions of various categories acupuncture points
    • Compare and contrast Acupuncture point actions and indications

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 423

    The Du Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Du/GV Meridian and its Points


    1.0

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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Du Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Du Meridian
    • Recognize Du Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Du Meridian

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 424

    The Ren Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Ren/CV Meridian and its Points


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Ren Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Ren Meridian
    • Recognize Ren Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Ren Meridian

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 425

    The Lung Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Lung Meridian and its Points


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Lung Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Lung Meridian
    • Recognize Lung Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Lung Meridian

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 426

    The Large Intestine Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Large Intestine Meridian and its Points


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Large Intestine Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Large Intestine Meridian
    • Recognize Large Intestine Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Large Intestine Meridian

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Acupuncture 427

    The Stomach Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Stomach Meridian and its Points


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Stomach Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Stomach Meridian
    • Recognize Stomach Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Stomach Meridian

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    Acupuncture 428

    The Spleen Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Spleen Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Spleen Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Spleen Meridian
    • Recognize Spleen Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Spleen Meridian

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    Acupuncture 429

    The Heart and Pericardium Meridians: In-depth Examination of the Heart and Pericardium Meridians and Their Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathways of both the Heart & Pericardium Meridians
    • Locate each of the individual points on both the Heart & Pericardium Meridians
    • Recognize Heart & Pericardium Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on both the Heart & Pericardium Meridians.

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    Acupuncture 430

    The Small Intestine Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Small Intestine Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Small Intestine Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Small Intestine Meridian
    • Recognize Small Intestine Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Small Intestine Meridian

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    Acupuncture 431

    The Bladder Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Bladder Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Bladder Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Bladder Meridian
    • Recognize Bladder Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Bladder Meridian

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    Acupuncture 432

    The Kidney Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Kidney Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Kidney Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Kidney Meridian
    • Recognize Kidney Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Kidney Meridian

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    Acupuncture 433

    The San Jiao Meridian: In-depth Examination of the San Jiao/Triple Burner Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the San Jiao Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the San Jiao Meridian
    • Recognize San Jiao Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the San Jiao Meridian

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    Acupuncture 434

    The Gall Bladder Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Gall Bladder Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Gall Bladder Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Gall Bladder Meridian
    • Recognize Gall Bladder Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Gall Bladder Meridian

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    Acupuncture 435

    The Liver Meridian: In-depth Examination of the Liver Meridian and its Points


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    • Describe and point out the general pathway of the Liver Meridian
    • Locate each of the individual points on the Liver Meridian
    • Recognize Liver Meridian points that are associated with contraindications
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of the main points on the Liver Meridian

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    Acupuncture 436

    Extraordinary Points: In-depth Examination of the Acupoints That Lie Off the Meridians


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    • Describe and point out the Location of 31 Extraordinary Points
    • Recognize Extraordinary Points that are associated with contraindications
    • Recognize both the English and Chinese names of 31 Extraordinary Points
    • Compare and contrast the actions and indications of 31 Extraordinary Points
    • Describe specific needling associated with those acupuncture points which require unconventional needling techniques or directions

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    Acupuncture 437

    Microsystems I: Introduction and Hand Acupuncture: Introduction to Acupuncture Microsystems Concepts and Techniques, and Select Hand Acupuncture Points


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    • List the similarities in treatment associated with all acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and point out the location of 17 discrete hand acupuncture points
    • Describe and recreate a useful somatotope associated with hand acupuncture
    • Compare and contrast 3 different styles of hand acupuncture
    • Describe specific needling techniques associated with those hand acupuncture points which require specific needling techniques and/or directions

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    Acupuncture 437 - 440

    Acupuncture Microsystems Group


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    Course Group includes all Acupuncture Courses numbered 237 through 440

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    Acupuncture 438

    Microsystems II: Ear Acupuncture: Auricular Acupuncture Points and Techniques


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    • List the similarities associated with ear acupuncture and other acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and recreate a clinically-useful somatotope/homunculus associated with ear acupuncture
    • Locate the physical structures of the ear, such as the helix, antihelix, triangular fossa, antitragus, etc.
    • Describe and point out the location of the major landmarks for auriculotherapy point location
    • Describe and point out the location of 36 or more discrete ear acupuncture points

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    Acupuncture 439

    Microsystems III: Chinese Scalp Acupuncture: Scalp Acupuncture Points and Techniques Mainly Used for Cortical Disorders


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    • List the similarities associated with Chinese Scalp Acupuncture and other acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and find treatment areas associated with the somatotope of the cortex of the brain
    • Describe and point out the location of the major landmarks, lines, and points, used to find Chinese Scalp Acupuncture treatment areas and lines.
    • Describe and point out the location of the 10 most commonly used Chinese Scalp Lines/Areas
    • Describe and find the correct layer for needling Chinese Scalp lines, and begin practicing the techniques needed to use this form of acupuncture in clinical practice.

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    Acupuncture 440

    Microsystems IV: YNSA Scalp Acupuncture Scalp Acupuncture Points and Techniques Mainly Used for Painful Disorders


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    • List the similarities associated with YNSA Scalp Acupuncture and other scalp acupuncture microsystems
    • Describe and find treatment areas associated with the YNSA somatotope
    • Describe and point out the location of the major landmarks used to find YNSA Scalp Acupuncture points.
    • Describe and point out the location of the most commonly used YNSA Scalp Points
    • Describe and find the correct procedure and needling technique for treating YNSA Scalp Points, and begin practicing the techniques needed to use this form of acupuncture in clinical practice.

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    Acupuncture 441

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


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

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    Acupuncture 441 - 446

    Acupuncture Techniques Group


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    Acupuncture 442

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


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

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    Acupuncture 443

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


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

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    Acupuncture 444

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


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

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    Acupuncture 445

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


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

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    Acupuncture 446

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


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

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    Acupuncture 447

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


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

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    Acupuncture 447 - 451

    Acupuncture for the Treatment of Pain Group


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    Acupuncture 448

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


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

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    Acupuncture 449

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


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

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    Acupuncture 450

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


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

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    Acupuncture 451

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


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

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    Acupuncture 452

    Yin and Yang: A Comprehensive Study of Yin and Yang


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    • Interpret phenomena in terms of Yin &Yang
    • Apply the theory of Yin-Yang to Chinese medicine
    • Describe the concepts of deficiency and excess of Yin & Yang
    • Identify phenomena according to the Five Elements
    • Apply the theory of Five Elements to Chinese medicine
    • Summarize the interrelationships of the Generating, Controlling, and Over-acting Cycles of the Five Elements  
    • Differentiate the origin, nature, & functions of Pre-Heaven Essences
    • Explain the functions of Qi in the body
    • Outline the relationship between Blood and Qi
    • Explain the relationship between Blood and Essence
    • Contrast and Compare Blood and Body Fluids
    • Identify the different aspects of the Mind as it is understood within Chinese medical theory

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    Acupuncture 452 - 461

    Foundations of Chinese Medicine Group


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    Acupuncture 453

    The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Study of Chinese Medical Thought


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    • Describe the functional activities of Qi and their associated physiological processes in the body
    • Explain the role of the Original Qi as the dynamic motive force for transformation
    • Analyze the interrelationship of the Essence and the Fire of the Gate of Life
    • Explain the process of the movement of Qi in the body
    • Summarize the role of the bones as one of the deepest energetic layers
    • Paraphrase how the entering and exiting of Qi from the space between the skin and  muscles regulates sweating
    • Describe how Qi enters and exits from the joints, and how this process can become interrupted
    • Explain the nature and functions of the Yin and Yang organs in general, and the essential differences between them
    • Infer how the Kidneys, as the foundation of Yin and Yang and the origin of Fire and Water in the body, impact the other Organs
    •  Give examples of how the role of the Stomach and Spleen as the “center,” impacts the body’s function
    •  Summarize the relationships between Heart and Blood
    • Outline how anger affects the Liver and how a Liver disharmony affects our moods

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    Acupuncture 454

    The Functions of the Organs: A Comprehensive Study of the Interrelationships of the Main Organs of TCM


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    • Describe the importance of the Pericardium channel in acupuncture treatment
    • Discuss the significance of the Triple Burner in the Qi mechanism
    • Match the Heart with various emotions, substances, & organs
    • Differentiate the relationships of Blood to the Heart, Liver, and Spleen
    • Recognize the various aspects of the soul, and the organs to which those aspects are most closely related
    • Give examples of how the Liver and Spleen interact in making and storing the Blood
    • Explain the significance of the descending of Lung-Qi and the ascending of Liver-Qi
    • Relate the free flow of Liver-Qi to the Spleen's function of transformation and transportation
    • Explain how a deficiency of Spleen-Qi, leading to the formation of Phlegm, affects the Lungs
    • Summarize the relationships between the Kidneys and the Spleen
    • Discuss the complexities of the relationship of Blood to Spleen, Heart and Liver
    • Distinguish the roles played by the Yin and Yang organs, in the management of fluids
    • Diagram the more significant interrelationships of the five Yin organs
    • Compare and Contrast the Extraordinary organs with the Yin & Yang organs

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    Acupuncture 455

    External Causes of Disease: A Comprehensive Study of the Endogenous and Exogenous Pathogens


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    • Explain how climatic factors can become a cause of disease
    • Assess the influence of the constitution on predisposition to health or disease
    • Compare diagnostic signs of a strong or weak constitution
    • Discuss how excessive physical work and exercise can cause disease
    • Relate the significance of poor diet and eating habits as a cause of disease
    • Summarize the importance of paying attention to a patient's constitutional type
    • Interpret clinical meaning of changes in the tissues and other parts of the body
    • Recognize the importance of the tongue as a pillar of diagnosis
    • Integrate tongue and pulse diagnosis to confirm suspected patterns and indicate the presence of patterns not evident from other signs and symptoms
    • Recognize the frequency of tiredness as a complaint in Western patients, and utilize  methods of questioning to ascertain appropriate patterns of disharmony
    • Differentiate the clinical significance of feelings of cold, heat, and fever, and their different clinical significance in exterior and interior conditions
    • Justify the importance of questioning and observing the patient's emotional state
    • Recognize the significance of asking about menstruation, leucorrhoea, pregnancy, and childbirth
    • Examine children's symptoms, in the areas of digestion, respiration, sleep and immunization

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    Acupuncture 456

    Diagnosis by Palpation: A Comprehensive Study on Palpation, Focusing on the Radial Pulse


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    • Describe the role of the radial pulse in diagnosis
    • Give examples of the problems inherent in pulse diagnosis
    • Discuss the clinical significance of the three levels of the pulse
    • List the factors to take into account when evaluating the pulse
    • Recognize signs from palpating the temperature, moisture, and texture of the skin
    • Explain how palpation of the abdomen provides valuable diagnostic information
    • Recognize the various forms taken by 'Excess of Yang' and 'Deficiency of Yang'
    • Recognize the various forms taken by 'Excess of Yin' and 'Deficiency of Yin'
    • Summarize the diagnostic significance of the sounds of breathing, cough, vomiting, hiccup, borborygmi, sighing etc.
    • Analyze the implications of ascending/descending and entering/exiting of Qi
    • Point out the significance of the smell of bodily secretions
    • Identify the Full/Empty nature of a condition, according to the presence or absence of a pathogenic factor and the strength of the body's Qi

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    Acupuncture 457

    Identification of Patterns - Heart, Pericardium and Liver: A Comprehensive Study of These Organs and Their Relationships


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    • Identify the four pathological patterns of Qi disharmony
    • Defend the importance of distention as a characteristic of Qi stagnation
    • Identify the four Blood pathology patterns
    • Distinguish between various types of Blood stasis in the Liver, Heart, Lungs, Stomach, Intestines and Uterus
    • Recognize the causes of Blood stasis
    • Identify the three types of pathological Body Fluid patterns
    • Give examples of Phlegm in Chinese medicine
    • Outline the role of the Spleen, Lungs and Kidneys in the production of Phlegm
    • Differentiate between the various Heart pathologies
    • Discuss how pathologies of the Pericardium differ from those of the Heart
    • List the general characteristics of Liver pathology
    • Differentiate between the various Liver pathologies

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    Acupuncture 458

    Identification of Patterns - Lung, Spleen, Kidney and Stomach: A Comprehensive Study of These Organs and Their Relationships


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    • Describe how exterior Wind (combined with Heat or Cold) can invade the Lung Exterior portion to cause exterior patterns
    • Discuss and differentiate the effects of Dryness and Dampness on the Lungs
    • Recognize Lung Deficiency patterns
    • Identify Lung Excess patterns
    • Differentiate Lung Phlegm patterns
    • Describe and differentiate Spleen Deficiency Patterns
    • Compare and contrast Spleen Cold-Dampness and Damp-Heat in the Spleen
    • Analyze the significance of the duality of Kidney-Yin and Kidney-Yang in Kidney pathology
    • Point out the differences and similarities associated with Yin, Yang, and Jing Deficiencies in the Kidneys
    • Outline the importance of heredity in determining the strength of a child's Kidneys
    • Apply the significance of Stomach-Qi in prognosis
    • Illustrate how Stomach-Qi manifests on tongue and pulse

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    Acupuncture 459

    Identification of Patterns - Small/Large Intestine, Gall Bladder, Bladder, Six Stages and Four Levels: A Comprehensive Study of These Organs and an Introduction to the Progression of Disease


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    • List the main functions of the Small Intestine
    • Describe the main functions of the Large Intestine
    • Summarize the role of diet in Large Intestine pathology
    • Discuss the importance of the Gall Bladder's function of storing bile
    • Relate the pathology of Gall Bladder pathology to that of the Liver
    • Outline the main Bladder function of transforming and excreting fluids
    • Explain why the Kidneys do not have Full patterns
    • Differentiate Damp-Heat in the Bladder from Damp-Cold in the Bladder
    • Give examples of symptoms of the stages of external Wind invasion
    • Identify the main clinical manifestations of the emergence of Latent Heat
    • Recognize Damp-Heat in the Gall Bladder and Liver
    • Distinguish between Bright Yang, Greater Yang, Lesser Yang, Greater Yin, Lesser Yin, and Terminal Yin patterns
    • Distinguish between Wei, Qi, Ying and Blood Level patterns

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    Acupuncture 460

    Patterns According to the Three Burners, 12 Channels and Eight Extraordinary Vessels; Shu Points and Categories of Points: A Comprehensive Study of Pattern Discrimination in TCM


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    • Identify patterns according to the Three Burners
    • Relate patterns according to the Three Burners to those of the Four Levels
    • Integrate the relationship between the channels and the organs in disease
    • List the causes of channel problems
    • Diagnose channel patterns 
    • Identify the Generating and Overacting sequence patterns
    • Relate the Qi of the channels to a flow of water
    • Explain the importance of the Transporting Points in clinical practice
    • Describe the connection between the channels and the environment
    • Summarize the dynamism of points at the end and beginning of the channels
    • Outline the significance of the regulating, balancing and integrating functions of the extraordinary vessels
    • List the different ways that opening and coupled points can be used to open the Vessels
    • Determine when to use the extraordinary vessels

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    Acupuncture 461

    The Eight Extraordinary Vessels; Principles of Treatment and Combination of Points: A Comprehensive Study on Crafting Acupuncture Treatment Strategies.


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    • Cite the clinical applications of the Governing Vessel
    • Recall the clinical applications of the Directing Vessel
    • Distinguish the five branches of the Penetrating Vessel
    • Relate the clinical applications of the Girdle Vessel
    • Give examples of the clinical applications of the Yang Stepping Vessel
    • Discuss how the Yin and Yang Stepping Vessels combine in Pathology
    • Recognize the importance of adopting the correct treatment principle
    • Point out how the Root and Manifestation relate to each other
    • Describe how a Manifestation can become a Root of further Manifestations
    • Explain the importance of tracing clinical manifestations back to their Roots
    • Summarize the importance of knowing when to tonify Qi or expel pathogenic factors
    • Recognize the importance of being aware of residual pathogenic factors
    • Compare herbal treatment and acupuncture

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Acupuncture National Exam Prep Course

    Board Review for Those Taking the NBCE or ABCA Exam


    2.0

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    • Compare and contrast Yin and Yang as they relate to Acupuncture theory, diagnosis and treatment
    • Explain the 8 Principles and apply them to Acupuncture diagnosis
    • Describe the interrelationships of the Five Elements, and explain their significance in acupuncture theory
    • Recall the daily time allotments associated with each organ and meridian according to the Horary Cycle
    • Distinguish the main functions and pathologies of the Yin organs
    • Recognize the main points in point prescriptions used to treat many common disharmonies of the organs
    • Identify the functions and pathologies associated with Qi, Jing, Blood, Shen and Fluids
    • List the 71 Meridians of acupuncture
    • Reproduce a chart of the most important acupuncture points.
    • Identify areas of further study needed by the student for successful performance on a national board exam in acupuncture.

    James Ventresca, DOM

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    Addictions 101

    History of Abuse of Drugs and Alcohol/Strategies for Dealing With Addictions - One's Own and Those of One's Patients


    2.0

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    • Describe the history of alcohol and drug abuse
    • Define the reasons for the impact of alcohol and drug abuse
    • Indicate the types of drug and alcohol abuses
    • Recognize substance abuse in one's practice
    • Develop strategies for dealing with our patient's and our own drug/alcohol addictions

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    AIDS 103

    Manual Therapy Interventions for People Living with HIV Disease


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    • Apply manual therapy interventions for people living with HIV disease
    • List the applicability of soft tissue mobilization, muscle energy technique, and myofacial release in the treatment of patients with HIV disease
    • Describe craniosacral therapy and lymphatic drainage techniques in the treatment of patients with HIV disease


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    AIDS 104

    Nutritional Deficiencies in AIDS Patients


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    • Identify aspects of macronutrient deficiency and progression to AIDS
    • Describe pathophysiological malnutrition in HIV Disease
    • Discuss micronutrient deficiency and progression to AIDS
    • Identify nutritional therapies in the treatment of AIDS patients


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    AIDS 105

    Bioelectromagnetic Therapies for HIV/AIDS


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    • Discuss Neuromuscular Manifestations of HIV and Electroacupuncture
    • Review the use of Acupuncture and Microcurrents in AIDS patients
    • Discuss Effects of Massage Therapy on the HIV-Exposed Newborn and Adult
    • Describe how Massage Therapy enhances immune function in adults


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    AIDS 106

    HIV Facts and Information


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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


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    AIDS 107

    Information for Health Care Workers


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    • 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


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    AIDS 108
    HIV and AIDS Update: Caring for A Person With HIV and AIDS

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    • 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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    AIDS 109

    AIDS: Clinical Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment


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


    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    AIDS 110

    HIV and Nutrition


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


    Virginia Norris-Schafer, DC, MD

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

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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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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    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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.

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Biomechanics 222

    Advanced Case Studies in Gait Analysis: Focus on Neurological Disorders


    1.0

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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.

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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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

    Ivo Waerlop/Shawn Allen, DC

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    Boundary Training 101
    Gender Roles and Traits

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    • Discuss the concept of Gender as it relates to society, language and culture
    • Identify Gender roles in Western Society
    • Recognize innate gender traits in males and females
    • Summarize socially imposed gender traits


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 101 - 112
    12.0

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    • This includes all courses with the educational objectives listed from Boundary Training 101 through Boundary Training 112

    Course Group includes all Boundary Training Courses numbered 101 thru 112

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 102
    Gender, Power and the Doctor Patient Relationship

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    • Identify aspects of male and female psychological development
    • Relate basic concepts of Gender and Power
    • List female and male leadership factors
    • Discuss gender and the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Identify the ways which gender affects the Doctor/Patient relationship


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 103
    Sexuality and the Doctor Patient Relationship

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    • Describe what accounts for the differences, in practice style and patient care, between males and females healthcare providers
    • Define differing sexualities in western culture
    • Review sexuality as it relates to the Doctor/Patient relationship
    • Identify misconceptions in personal definitions of male, female, power and sexuality
    • Recognize when Power is misused and becomes a threat


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 104

    Touch and the Doctor Patient Relationship


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    • Define Touch as it relates to perception, gender and culture
    • Discuss the giving up of power as it relates to patients and touch
    • Recognize the perception, intention, and uses of touch
    • Perform an analysis of individual conceptions of gender and sexuality


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 105
    Practical Applications Gender, Sexuality, Touch; Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

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    • Perform an exercise to identify personal concepts of touch
    • Create practical applications for healthcare practitioners with regard to gender, touch, and sexuality
    • Define sexual misconduct
    • Recognize the difference between sexual misconduct and sexual harassment
    • Critique different models of misconduct


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 106
    Examples and Common Fears About Sexual Misconduct; Caring for the Abused Patient

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    • Describe how misconduct occurs
    • Distinguish between different types of offenders
    • Give examples of case studies in sexual misconduct
    • Identify common fears and misconceptions of sexual misconduct
    • Specify important concepts of treated a patient who has a history of abuse


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 107

    Consent, Power Issues, Adherence vs.Compliance, Risk Levels One Faces as A Healthcare Provider


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    • Define professional boundaries and relate the issue of consent
    • Describe the three types of power, the three patterns of power, and how power is used
    • Discuss the differences between adherence vs. compliance and transference vs. countertransference
    • Identify anatomical risk levels for touch


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 108
    Safe Touch Guidelines and Strategies For Safe Touching

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    • Develop safe touch guidelines
    • Create a set of office based interventions and patient based interventions in the development of safe practice strategies
    • Define educational interventions for safe practice strategies
    • Define the basics of the supervision for a safe practice strategy


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 109
    Safe Practice Analysis; Risk Factor Analysis - Self Assessments

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    • Develop and outline for safe practice analysis
    • Perform a risk factor analysis
    • Execute a healthcare provider questionnaire
    • Create a staff evaluation to implement at the office


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 110
    Buddy and Supervisor Evaluations

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    • Develop and implement a buddy/supervisor evaluation of the healthcare provider and staff
    • Develop and implement a patient evaluation of the healthcare provider and staff
    • Create a system of analysis for the buddy/supervisor, healthcare provider, staff and patient evaluations


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 111

    Making Necessary Changes in One's Office/Practice; Diffusing Attractions


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    • Develop a plan for change based on the risk factor analysis (RFA) and practice evaluation questionnaires
    • Identify areas of improvement for touch, consent, communication and respect
    • Address concerns raised by staff and patients
    • Discuss ways to defuse attraction


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 112
    Dealing with Attractions; Creating A Safe Practice

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    • Develop guidelines of dealing with a patient who is attracted to you
    • Develop guidelines of dealing with feeling an attraction
    • Discuss the six factors for a safe practice
    • Describe the new partnership between healthcare providers and patients


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Boundary Training 114

    Boundary Issues Faced with People with Disabilities


    2.0

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    • Outline seven themes to remember when working with people with disabilities
    • Assess the culture and special needs of different disabilities
    • Explain how to approach a person with a disability
    • Describe people's mobility issues
    • Explain how people who are deaf communicate
    • Describe how to build trust when working with people who have disabilities
    • List the principles of hand shake, seating etiquette and other practical skills


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    Boundary Training 120
    Boundaries for Health Care Providers - Part 1

    1.0

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

    Kathleen Boland, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

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    Boundary Training 121
    Boundaries for Health Care Providers - Part 2

    1.0

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

    Kathleen Boland, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

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    Breathing Essentials 201

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


    1.0

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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 - 207
    9.0

    $180.00 USD

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    Course Group includes all Breathing Essentials Courses numbered 201 through 207

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

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    Breathing Essentials 202

    Function of Respiration


    2.0

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


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

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    Breathing Essentials 203

    Altered Breathing Patterns and Their Consequences


    2.0

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


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

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    Breathing Essentials 204

    Sleep Apnea


    1.0

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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


    1.0

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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


    1.0

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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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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 201

    The Five Common Neurological Complaints of Pregnancy


    1.0

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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
    10.0

    $200.00 USD

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    Course Group includes all Chiropractic and Pregnancy Courses numbered 201 thru 207

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 202

    Case Management of Common Pregnancy Related Complaints


    1.0

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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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 203

    Herbs and Homeopathy During Pregnancy


    1.0

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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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 204

    Dietary and Exercise Concerns During Pregnancy


    1.0

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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

    Karen Gardner, DC

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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


    3.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 207

    Case Studies of Breech Presentation and Various Common Complaints of Pregnancy


    1.0

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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

    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Chiropractic and Pregnancy 209

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


    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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


    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 201 - 204
    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 201 through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 204

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

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

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

    2.0

    $40.00 USD

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 204

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Somatoform Disorders and Pain


    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Compliance 202

    State and National Requirements for Office Policy and Procedure


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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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


    1.0

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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

    $20.00 USD

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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


    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Compliance 206

    Year End Financial Compliance


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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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


    1.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Concussion 202

    Concussion Stress Cascade


    3.0

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Core Stability 201

    Foundation Form and Function


    4.0

    $80.00 USD

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    Hour 1 and 2

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

    Hour 3

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

    Hour 4

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


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

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    Cultural Competency 201

    Developing An Appreciation, Sensitivity, Knowledge and Skills in Caring for Those From Other Races, Cultures, Ages, etc.


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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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 the professional's own cultural identity/judgments /biases and their impact on their behavior and how they are perceived by clients and patients
    • Recognize cultural variables that appear in verbal and non-verbal communication
    • Examine the influence of culture in our patient population
    • Differentiate the provider's culture

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Cultural Competency 202

    How to Develop the Needed Skills and Understanding to Care for the Rising Latino Population in the US


    1.0

    $22.00 USD

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    • Examine the historical background of the various Latino/Hispanic groups in the U.S.
    • Develop the skills needed to care for people from Spanish speaking parts of the world
    • Increase our understanding of the cultural traits of Latino/Hispanic groups in the U.S.
    • Summarize specific traits of various Latino/Hispanic groups
    • Recognize how we can narrow the gap between us

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Cultural Competency 203

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


    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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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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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Diagnostic Imaging 201
    The Basics of Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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    • Comprehend basic diagnostic ultrasound terminologies and definitions. 
    • Outline general diagnostic ultrasound equipment and image formation. 
    • Identify the normal sonographic appearance of muscle, tendon, ligament, bone, nerve and cartilage. 
    • Identify sonographic artifacts. 
    • Utilize diagnostic ultrasound in the assessments and diagnosis of common musculoskeletal conditions. 

    Federico Villafane, DC, DACBR

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

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

    1.0

    $20.00 USD

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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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    Documentation 101

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


    2.0

    $99.00 USD

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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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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    Documentation 102

    Medicare Documentation - Part 1


    4.0

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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

    Paul Sherman, DC

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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

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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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 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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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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

    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
    6.0

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    Hour 1 - 5

    • 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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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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

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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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

    In Florida - these count towards General Hours

    Kathy Mills Chang, MCS-P, CCPC

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    Emergency Procedures 101

    Preparing for Common Medical Emergencies


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    • Know how to prepare for a medical emergency
    • Review four emergency medical conditions: Stroke, Heart Attack, Difficulty Breathing, Diabetic Emergencies
    • Recognize the causes, symptoms and signs for these emergencies
    • Understand how to provide the appropriate emergency treatments

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Emergency Procedures 102

    Developing an Emergency Preparedness Manual for Your Office and Review CPR Changes


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    • Gain the knowledge to develop an Emergency Preparedness Manual for your office
    • Define crisis management procedures in advance for fires, child abduction, workplace violence, bomb threats and other situations
    • Explain the importance of an emergency continuity plan
    • Recognize why CPR was changed and compare the new rules
    • Perform more effective CPR even before you refresh your certification

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Emergency Procedures 103

    Preparing for Altered Mental Status, Burns and Allergic Reactions


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    • Recognize Altered Mental Status and apply the appropriate emergency response
    • Distinguish types of Burns, their mechanisms of injury and pathophysiology
    • Plan for the treatment of burns and the appropriate emergency response
    • Apply and use the Rule of Nines
    • Recognize Allergic Reactions, discuss their pathophysiology and the proper emergency response

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Emergency Procedures 104

    Reacting to Emergencies Outside your Office


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    • Identify the most common emergencies that occur on airline flights
    • Describe what may be expected of you in caring for a patient at high altitude
    • Describe what resources and equipment may be available to you as an in flight medical provider
    • Observe important clinical differences seen on examination of patients on airplanes
    • Demonstrate to patients skills to prevent medical emergencies during air travel

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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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 101

    Ethical Communications


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    • Demonstrate the importance of communicating in an ethical manner and what that entails
    • Develop an understanding of what 'spin' is, why it is unethical and how to monitor and minimize/stop it
    • Evaluate the barriers to effective and ethical communication
    • Develop an understanding of exactly what takes place/needs to take place during the provider/client interaction
    • Discover what it is that patients want from their visits to a provider
    • Appraise how to deal with challenging clients and situations
    • Discover how to become a skilled helper by studying the tools of communication
    • Apply listening skills to the provider's repertoire
    • Demonstrate the importance of the impact of nonverbal communication on the caregiver/client relationship
    • Develop, analyze and apply the verbal and nonverbal skills that will help to gather information and support the patient effectively
    • Write an Ethical Communication Protocol (EPC) for your practice


    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Ethics 102

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


    2.0

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

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    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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    Ethics and Aging 201
    Challenges to the Received View

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    Hour 1
    • Summarize the history of ethics and aging
    • Define the “Four Principles” approach to bioethics
    • Describe how the focus on autonomy influences medical care for the aging
    • Explain why a singular emphasis on autonomy undermines self-respect and self-identity
    Hour 2
    • Define “Relational” autonomy
    • Explain how a feminist ethic informs the concept of autonomy
    • Summarize the use of the narrative framework in the development of an individual morality
    • Describe communicative ethics

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ethics and Aging 202

    Aging and the Aged Body


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    Hour 1
    • Explain the role society plays in creating the physical self-image as one ages
    • Describe how physical self-image shapes and is shaped by the older individual’s autonomy competency
    • Compare and contrast the strong social constructionist view of aging with the biological view
    • List ways culture influences how aging women view themselves

    Hour 2

    • Define the term, “Third Age”
    • Describe the circumstances unique to. “getting old”
    • Explain the role of privilege in the modern concepts of aging
    • List the ways communities of meaning and shared discourse can be identity confirming for the aging individual

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ethics and Aging 203

    Anti-aging Medicine and Aging and Public Policy


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    Hour 1
    • Define anti-aging medicine
    • Compare and contrast the differing opinions on anti-aging medicine
    • List the moral questions associate with the anti-aging movement
    • Describe how the anti-aging movement is viewed from a feminist perspective
    Hour 2
    • Describe how ethics informs policy
    • List impediments to creating a bridge between ethics and public policy
    • Explain the neo-liberal approach to health care policy for the aged
    • Describe how current health care policy towards the aged in the United States can create generational conflict
    • Compare the feminist ethic of care to the neo-liberal approach

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ethics and Aging 204
    Care and Justice - Older People at Home

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    • Describe the moral questions concerning home care for the elderly
    • Identify the relationship between the cared for and the care giver
    • Explain the focus of governmental programs for dependent elderly care
    • List the values necessary to support elder care at home

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ethics and Aging 205

    The Nursing Home - Beyond Medicalization


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    • Outline the history of the nursing home
    • Describe the evolution of bioethical thought on nursing home care
    • List strategies for creating a more ethical nursing home environment
    • Ways nursing homes can aid residents in addressing end-of-life concerns

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ethics and Aging 206
    Working With Clients and Patients

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    • Give examples of the roots of an ageist attitude in the United States
    • Describe the dynamics of the power relationship between care giver and cared for
    • Explain the issues involved in setting boundaries in the institutional environment
    • Describe the difference between independent and relational autonomy

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ethics and Aging 207

    What Do We Do Now? Abuse, Neglect, and Self-Neglect


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    • Define elder abuse, neglect and self-neglect
    • Describe the “expressive – collaborative” model of approaching ethics
    • Compare and contrast the classical definition of autonomy with “actual autonomy”
    • Explain how remaining in an abusive / neglectful environment may constitute the best alternative for an individual

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ethics and Aging 208
    Alzheimer's Disease and an Ethics of Solidarity

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    • Cite the historical perspective on senility
    • Describe how the pervasive bioethical viewpoint affects the experience of people with dementia
    • Explain the concepts of dignity
    • Compare and contrast various definitions of dignity relative to those with dementia

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ethics and Aging 209

    Beyond Rational Control: Caring at the End of Life


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    • List the foundational assumptions that define advance care planning in the United States
    • Differentiate hospice care from palliative care
    • Describe the issues that arise when individual choice is the main focus of advance care planning
    • Explain how the modern culture of medicine influences end – of – life care
    • Compare and contrast the current approach towards end – of – life care with the authors. “bottom up,” approach

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ethics and Aging 210
    Aging and Disasters - Facing Natural and Other Disasters

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    • Cite examples of how the elderly have been marginalized during disasters
    • Define what is meant by the “axes of susceptibility”
    • Identify the ethical obligation to the elderly during major disasters
    • Describe how planning, communication and coordination is an ethical imperative in disasters
    • Explain the concept of “place holding,” and how it fits into disaster planning

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Ethics for Professionals 101

    Morality and Ethics in Professional Practice


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    • Define morality and ethics and distinguish between the two
    • Describe three moralities that health professionals must integrate into their own moral life
    • Identify some major sources of moral beliefs in Western societies
    • Distinguish between an ethical issue and ethical problem
    • List three ways that ethics is useful in everyday professional practice
    • Describe what material cooperation entails
    • Identify some mechanisms available to protect the personal moral convictions of health professionals


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Ethics for Professionals 102

    Ethical Problems, Ethical Distress and Ethical Dilemma's


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    • Identify the goal of professional ethics activity.
    • Describe the basic idea of a caring response and some ways this response in a professional relationship is distinguished from expressions of care in other types of relationships.
    • Identify three component parts of any ethical problem.
    • Describe what an agent is and, more importantly, what it is to be a moral agent.
    • Name the three prototypical ethical problems.
    • Describe the role of emotions in ethical distress.
    • Distinguish between two varieties of ethical distress.
    • Compare the fundamental difference between ethical distress and an ethical dilemma.
    • Define ethical paternalism or parentalism.
    • Describe a type of ethical dilemma that challenges a professionals desire (and duty) to treat everyone fairly and equitably.
    • Identify the fundamental difference between distress or dilemma problems and locus of authority problems.
    • Identify four criteria that will assist you in deciding who should assume authority for a specific ethical decision to achieve a caring response.
    • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
    • Become familiar with the Guide to Professional Conduct for PT
    • Indiana PTs - become familiar with the IN PT Rules and Practice Act
    • Texas PTs - become familiar with the TX PT Rules and Practice Act
    • Utah PTs - become familiar with the UT PT Rules and Practice Act


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Ethics for Professionals 103

    The Analysis of Ethical Problems in Professional Life


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    • Identify six steps in the analysis of ethical problems encountered in everyday professional life and how each plays a part in arriving at a caring response.
    • Describe the central role of narrative and virtue theories in gathering relevant information for a caring response.
    • List four areas of inquiry that will be useful when gathering relevant information to make sure you have the story straight.
    • Describe the role of conduct-related ethical theories and approaches in arriving at a caring response.
    • Describe why imagination is an essential aspect of seeking out the practical alternatives in an ethically challenging situation.
    • Discuss how courage assists you in a caring response.
    • Identify two benefits of taking time to reflect on and evaluate the action afterward.
    • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
    • Become familiar with the Guide to Professional Conduct for PT's


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Ethics for Professionals 104

    Ethics of Confidential Information


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    • Define the terms confidential information and confidentiality.
    • Identify the relationship of a patient's legal right to privacy with his reasonable expectations regarding confidential information.
    • Describe how the telling and keeping of secrets is relevant to understanding the importance of confidentiality.
    • Discuss the ethical norms involved in keeping and breaking professional confidences.
    • Name five general legal exceptions to the professional standard of practice that confidences should not be broken.
    • Consider practical options that a professional can take when faced with the possibility of breaking a confidence.
    • Discuss some important aspects of documentation that affect confidentiality.
    • Compare ethical issues of confidentiality traditionally conceived with those that have arisen because of computerized medical records and patient care information systems.
    • Describe the key ethical strengths and challenges of the recent U.S. federal regulations related to privacy considerations (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996).
    • Become familiar with AOTA and APTA Code of Ethics
    • Review and become familiar with the TX PT Rules
    • Read case scenarios illustrating ethical decision making


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Ethics for Professionals 105

    Informed Consent


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    • Describe three basic legal concepts that led to the doctrine of informed consent.
    • Describe three approaches to determining the disclosure standard for judging that a patient or client has been informed.
    • Discuss three major aspects of the process of obtaining informed consent.
    • Distinguish "general consent" from "special consent" documents.
    • Differentiate between the never-competent and once-competent patient or client and the challenges posed by each in regard to informed consent.
    • Compare informed consent as it is used in health care practice and in human studies research.
    • Describe some considerations one must always take into account to be sure one is being culturally competent and honoring cultural difference when informed consent is the standard.


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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

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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 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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    Gender and Sensitivity 101

    Professional Boundaries in Healthcare Relationship; Harassment vs. Misconduct


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    • Examine the impact of sexual boundaries on the health care relationship
    • Recognize the most common misconceptions about sexual boundaries
    • Distinguish between sexual misconduct and sexual harassment
    • Demonstrate the need for providing safety for patients
    • Identify the inherent dangers of being in a power position

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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    Gender and Sensitivity 102

    Caring for Those Who Have Been Sexually Abused; Patient Protection Protocol


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    • Define sex abuse
    • Identify the characteristics of an abused individual
    • Appraise the effects of abuse on the health care relationship
    • Create an individualized Patient Protection Protocol
    • Develop office procedures and policies that will create a safe and comfortable environment for all patients

    Angelica Redleaf, DC

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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 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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    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

    Bryan Born, DC

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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

    Bryan Born, DC

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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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    Bryan Born, DC

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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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    Bryan Born, DC

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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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    Bryan Born, DC

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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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    Bryan Born, DC

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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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    Bryan Born, DC

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

    1.0

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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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    Homeopathy 201

    Acute Care Homeopathy for Knee Injuries


    1.0

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    • Recognize acute situations for which homeopathic remedies are appropriate and effective
    • Apply limited homeopathic remedies to acute care situations that arise in practice and day- to-day life
    • Evaluate methods of application of homeopathic remedies to fit the situation at hand
    • Distinguish between the available homeopathic remedies for a specific situation in order to select the most appropriate remedy for the individual
    • Use homeopathic remedies in concert with existing therapeutic training

    Richard Powers, DC

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    IASTM 201 - 203

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


    3.0

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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


    1.0

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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

    2.0

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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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    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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    Infectious Disease 101
    Evidence Based Decontamination for Manual Providers

    1.0

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


    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Intro to Hormones 101a

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


    4.0

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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

    Robin Mayfield, DC

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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

    8.0

    $160.00 USD

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

  • Disclosure Statement:  This course is jointly sponsored by Erchonia

    Robert Silverman, DC, DABCN, DCBCN

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    Laser 202
    Vitality - Management of Common Clinical Syndromes

    8.0

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

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    Dan Murphy, DC, DABCO

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    Laser 203
    Performance Optimization - Improving Outcomes through Clinical Analysis

    8.0

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

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    Jerome Rerucha DC, CSCS, CHPS

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

    6.0

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

    Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN

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    Laser 205
    Advanced Pediatric Care - Integrative Wellness for Children

    6.0

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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

    6.0

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

    Trevor Berry, DC, DACNB

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

    6.0

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

    Kirk Gair, DC, IDE

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    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

    6.0

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

    Andre J Camelli, DC

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    Laser 210
    Personal Injury for Busy Providers

    6.0

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

    S. Scott Tauber,DC,DABCO,CPC

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

    6.0

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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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    LGBTQ 201
    Body Image and Eating Disorders, Sociocultural Factors and Questioning in an Inclusive and Affirmative Environment

    2.0

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    • Describe the concept of intersectionality and how it can affect the lives of young black gay and bisexual men
    • Identify factors contributing to adverse health outcomes in young black gay and bisexual men
    • Summarize special considerations for the care of LGBTQ youth
    • Identify strategies that individual providers can use to provide more patient-centered care for LGBTQ youth
    • Summarize the current knowledge in scope, clinical presentation, screening and management of eating disorders
    • Identify the prevalence of body image dissatisfaction and eating disorders in sexual minority adolescents

    Richard Saporito, DC

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    Management of Common Conditions 201

    Lumbar Disc Management I


    3.0

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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.

    • NOTE: Recommend taking Management of Common Conditions 203 prior to taking this course.

    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 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 Scapula Dyskinesia


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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 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 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 217

    Acute Concussion Management


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    Hour 1

    • 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 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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    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 Marijuana 201
    Eligibility and Use

    1.0

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    • List the conditions commonly treated with medical marijuana.
    • List the basic physiological mechanism that result from medical marijuana
    • Explain the different cannabinol receptors known in human tissues
    • Explain the benefits of cannabidiol vs. tetrahydrocannabinols
    • List the specific physiological benefits for conditions commonly treated with medical marijuana
    • Recognize the side effects and potential dangers of medical marijuana

    Emmett Hughes, DC

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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

    2.0

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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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    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

    Course Group includes all Neurological Exam Courses numbered 101 thru 107

    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

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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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

    Robert Schwer, DC

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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

    Jeff Swift, DC, DABCN

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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

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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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 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 130
    Receptor Based Solutions for Your Edification

    2.0

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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

    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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    Nutrition 101
    Resistance Exercise and Lipoprotein, and the Effects of Boswelia and Green Tea

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    • Identify the correlation of resistance exercise and lipoprotein Patterns
    • Discuss the effect of boswelia on arthritis
    • Review the effect of green tea on weight loss
    • Establish the relationship of exercise and water replacement
    • Identify the relationship of red wine and the cardiovascular system

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 103

    Antioxidants, Vitamin E, Silymarin, Magnesium and Whole Grains


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    • Review aspects of antioxidants and free radicals
    • Discuss how silymarin can improve an alcohol-damaged liver
    • Describe the connection/mechanism between atherosclerosis and vitamin E
    • Identify research evidence between whole grains and disease
    • Delineate the relationship of magnesium and hypertension

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 104

    Nutritional Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease


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    • Identify risk factors of cardiovascular disease
    • Construct a list of appropriate food and food groups associated with cardiovascular disease prevention
    • Evaluate various supplements that are beneficial in prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
    • Differentiate various diets in regard to cardiovascular disease

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 105

    Nutritional Treatment for Hypertension, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Other CV Conditions


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    • Discuss various diet and lifestyle factors involving hypertension
    • Recognize the relationship between various minerals and hypertension
    • Distinguish the nutritional aspects of various related cardiovascular conditions
    • Identify the relationship between various herbs and peripheral vascular diseases

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 106

    Herbal Therapies I


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    • Discuss the basics of herbal medicine
    • Identify the conditions treated with herbs
    • List the effects, indications and dosages for Tea Tree, Bilberry, Black Cohosh, Boswellia, Bromelain, Calendula, Cascara Sagrada, and Cayenne

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 107

    Herbal Therapies II


    1.0

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    • Identify the conditions treated with specific herbs
    • List the effects, indications and dosages for Chamomile, Echinacea, Ephedra, Feverfew, Garlic, Ginger, Ginkgo Biloba, Ginseng, Goldenseal, Gugulipid, Gymnena sylvestre, Horse Chestnut, Licorice, Milk Thistle, Nettle, and Passionflower

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 108

    Herbal Therapies III


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    • Discuss the mechanism and effects of Psyllium, Pygeum, Senna, Shiitake, St. Johns Wort, Saw Palmetto, Tumeric, Valerian Root, and White Willow
    • Formulate the Herbal management of Arthritis, Depression, Diabetes, Headaches, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure and Osteoporosis

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 109

    Nutrition and the Elderly


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    • Identify changes in vitamin needs and status that occurs with aging and in the elderly
    • List changes in mineral needs and status that occurs with aging and in the elderly
    • Demonstrate an understanding of protein, fiber and water needs of the elderly
    • Identify important antioxidants in the elderly and the interactions that exist between them
    • Create a list of nutritional deficiencies and how they can lead to disease and illness in the elderly

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 110

    Female Nutrition - Osteoporosis, Pregnancy and Lactation


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    • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of calcium and other minerals in osteoporosis
    • Design a treatment protocol for the osteoporotic patient
    • Create nutritional guidelines for the pregnant female
    • Identify changes in vitamin and mineral requirements in pregnancy
    • Review the nutritional changes that occur with lactation

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 111

    Childhood Nutrition - Vitamins, Minerals, Fiber, Growth and Obesity


    1.0

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    • Understand proper growth rates and weight gain in early childhood
    • Identify specific minerals involved in childhood nutrition
    • Explain the stages of obesity development in childhood
    • Review the importance and problems associated with childhood obesity
    • Evaluate the role of fiber in childhood

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 112

    Obesity - Calculations, Body Composition, Diet, and Exercise


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    • Identify the link between obesity and disease
    • Understand body composition and assessment methods
    • Design a practical weight loss diet program
    • Perform obesity related calculations quick and easily in the office
    • Recognize the role of exercise and other lifestyle factors that can influence obesity.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 113

    Case Studies in Nutritional and Functional Medicine - Chronic GI Disorders and Fatigue


    1.0

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    • Identify the challenges inherent in the diagnosis and management of patients with complex and chronic multi-factorial problems
    • Associate a multitude of common symptomatic complaints with foundational metabolic disorders such as elevated total toxic load and "leaky gut"
    • Apply a systematic approach to functional laboratory diagnostics and associate the findings with the need for specific therapeutic strategies using nutrients, botanical medicines, and nutraceutical compounds
    • Demonstrate an ability to institute life-style modifications, such as dietary changes, stress management techniques, and exercise in the management of patients with complex chronic illness
    • Measure your ability to assess, diagnose, and treat patients with fatigue-related disorders, vague gastrointestinal complaints, cognitive dysfunction, thyroid-adrenal problems, food intolerance, and more

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 114

    Case Studies in Nutritional and Functional Medicine - Hypertension and Food Allergy


    1.0

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    • Identify the challenges inherent in the diagnosis and management of patients with complex and chronic multi-factorial problems
    • Associate findings such systemic skin problems with foundational metabolic disorders
    • Apply a systematic approach to functional laboratory diagnostics and associate the findings with the need for specific therapeutic strategies
    • Discuss the modification of your approach to case management based on outcome-assessment
    • Assess, diagnose, and treat patients with serious food allergy and sensitivity, dermatologic disorders, immune dysfunction, and persistent serious hypertension

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 115

    Clinical Detoxification: Part 1


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    • Identify the sources of toxic exposure in modern industrial society, the prevalence of exposure, and the health ramifications of elevated total toxic body burden
    • Associate a multitude of common symptomatic complaints (ie: fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, skin problems, global pain, etc.) with foundational metabolic disorders related to issues such as elevated total toxic load and "leaky gut"
    • Discover the specific biochemical methodology utilized by human metabolism to render toxins harmless and excrete them from the body
    • Explain the inherent complications within the normal detoxification process related to the formation of toxic intermediates and the increase in oxidative stress
    • Explore the effect of elevated oxidative stress on mitochondrial function and cellular energy production

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 116

    Clinical Detoxification: Part 2


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    • Identify various pathologies associated with increased toxicity and total oxidative stress
    • Outline specific strategies of patient assessment to determine toxic load and individual hepatic detoxification capacity
    • Discriminate between the various pathways of hepatic detoxification biochemistry and objectively assess each pathway
    • Explain the use of specific nutrients, nutraceutical compounds, botanical medicines, and foods to lower oxidative stress
    • Explore the benefits and complications of adjunctive therapies in the management of patients with elevated toxic load and poor detoxification capacity

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 117

    Drug, Herb and Nutrient Interactions and Toxicity


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    • Identify common drug and nutrient interactions
    • Identify herbal interactions
    • Identify nutrient and nutrient interactions
    • Recognize different toxicity levels for various nutrients
    • To formulate treatment recommendations based a patient's medication intake.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 118

    Co Q10: Functions, Use in Performance, Parkinson Disease and Migraines


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    • Identify some of the functions of Co Q10
    • Use Co Q10 for as appropriate as a supplement
    • List the issues of performance changes with Co Q10
    • Discuss the reasons for, and application of, Co Q10 for patients with Parkinson Disease and migraines

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 119

    Natural Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Agents


    2.0

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    • Identify how free radicals are formed and what parts of the body are affected.
    • Determine the relationship between antioxidants and cardiovascular disease and cancer
    • Discuss the role that vitamins, amino acids and herbs have in pain control.
    • Examine inflammation and the pro-inflammatory state.
    • Construct an anti-inflammatory diet
    • Determine which vitamins, minerals and herbs are useful as natural anti-inflammatories.
    • Identify the role of Proteolytic enzymes and inflammation and review sources of fatty acids.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 120

    Management of Functional GI Disorders


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    • Frame the problem and basic epidemiology of chronic G.I. disorders
    • Present evidence of linkage between chronic G.I. disorders with other common medical conditions
    • Discuss the current hypothesis of associations between intestinal hyperpermeability and systemic illnesses
    • Review cutting edge assessment tools and tests for G.I. disorders
    • Outline and suggest rational and efficacious cutting-edge non-drug treatment interventions for functional G.I. disorders.

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 121

    Nutrition and Exercise, Muscle Physiology, Training Methods, Weight Training


    2.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 122

    Nutritional Support for Alzheimer's Disease


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    • Discuss the causes and genetics of Alzheimer's Disease
    • Review the diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease, including symptoms, incidence, course, and risk factors
    • Understand conventional lab tests for Alzheimer's Disease
    • Review the conventional treatment options for Alzheimer's disease, including drug therapies
    • Understand new drug research and innovative drug strategies for Alzheimer's disease
    • Utilize nutritional strategies for Alzheimer's disease, including vitamin, mineral and herbal therapies
    • Discuss and define drug-vitamin-herb interactions for nutritional supplements recommended for Alzheimer's disease

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 123

    Nutritional Support for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)


    3.0

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    • Define the common signs and symptoms leading to the diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    • Utilize conventional and alternative lab test for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    • Learn about the conventional treatment options for ALS, including drug therapies and new drug research
    • Utilize nutritional support strategies for ALS, including diet, and nutritional supplements
    • Coordinate care with the Medical Profession for innovative drug strategies for ALS

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 123 - 125
    7.0

    $140.00 USD

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    • NOTE: Approved for 7 hours Category A in Ontario
    • Define the common signs and symptoms leading to the diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    • Utilize conventional and alternative lab test for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    • Learn about the conventional treatment options for ALS, including drug therapies and new drug research
    • Utilize nutritional support strategies for ALS, including diet, and nutritional supplements
    • Coordinate care with the Medical Profession for innovative drug strategies for ALS
    • Review Age-Associated Mental Decline, including its symptoms, causes and innovative drug therapies
    • Discuss and define nutritional support strategies for Age-Associated Mental Decline, including vitamins, hormones and antioxidants
    • Outline innovative drug strategies for cognitive enhancement
    • Apply nutritional support strategies for cognitive enhancement
    • Discuss the interactions between nutritional supplements and diuretics, statins and anticoagulant drugs
    • Discuss the interactions between nutritional supplements and antidepressants, antidiabetic medications, and antibiotics
    • Discuss the interactions between drugs and the B vitamins, fat soluble vitamins
    • Discuss the interactions between drugs and vitamin C, folic acid, PABA, progesterone, tyrosine, phenylalanine, and therapeutic oils

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 124
    Nutritional Support for Cognitive Enhancement and Mental Decline

    3.0

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    • Review Age-Associated Mental Decline, including its symptoms, causes and innovative drug therapies
    • Discuss and define nutritional support strategies for Age-Associated Mental Decline, including vitamins, hormones and antioxidants
    • Outline innovative drug strategies for cognitive enhancement
    • Apply nutritional support strategies for cognitive enhancement

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 125

    Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


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    • Discuss the interactions between nutritional supplements and diuretics, statins and anticoagulant drugs
    • Discuss the interactions between nutritional supplements and antidepressants, antidiabetic medications, and antibiotics
    • Discuss the interactions between drugs and the B vitamins, fat soluble vitamins
    • Discuss the interactions between drugs and vitamin C, folic acid, PABA, progesterone, tyrosine, phenylalanine, and therapeutic oils

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 128

    Nutritional Support for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


    1.0

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    • Define the criteria for diagnosing chronic fatigue syndrome
    • Outline the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome
    • Summarize the relationship between chronic fatigue syndrome and the endocrine system
    • Discuss natural therapies that may be helpful for CFS patients
    • Describe the relationship between neurotransmitters and chronic fatigue syndrome

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 129

    Nutritional Support for Obesity and Weight Loss - Part 1


    1.0

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    • Define obesity, including its symptoms, epidemiology and effects on health and wellness.
    • Review conventional treatments for obesity
    • Discuss popular diets for obesity and weight loss, and the macronutrients: carbohydrates, protein, and fats
    • Review nutritional support strategies for weight loss.

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 130

    Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment and Management: A Functional and Nutritional Perspective


    2.0

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    • Adequately frame the problem and basic epidemiology of cardiovascular disorders (CVD)
    • Present evidence of the relationship between obesity, insulin resistance, inflammation, stress and CVD
    • Summarize the standard medical and laboratory evaluation techniques and why they may only screen for approximately 50% of people at significant risk for CVD
    • Appraise the latest laboratory evaluations, including Lp (a), Apo A1, Apo B, hs-CRP, homocysteine, fibrinogen, AA/EPA, LDL-subclass and others to determine CVD risk
    • Critique the current dietary, lifestyle, nutritional supplement, nutraceutical, and herbal strategies as therapeutic management options to reduce CVD risk and for the treatment of those who already have cardiovascular issues, including: high cholesterol and dyslipidemia, genetic susceptibilities, chronic inflammation, coagulation abnormalities, and insulin resistance-related risk factors

    David Brady, DC, ND, CCN, DACBN

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    Nutrition 131

    Gluten Sensitivity


    3.0

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    • Generate a list of disorders associated with gluten sensitivity
    • Describe to patients where gluten is likely to be found and which foods are generally safe for a gluten sensitive patient
    • Interpret journal articles or general publication articles in the light of the history of gluten sensitivity diagnosis
    • Critique articles and authors who claim that celiac disease is the only proven form of gluten reaction
    • Detect and differentiate chronic gluten reactions in patients from other causes of inflammation and disease

    Dan Schlenger, DC

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    Nutrition 132

    Celiac Disease Mechanisms and Related Topics


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    • Describe the historical context of celiac understanding
    • Document reasons why celiac disease is nearly always misdiagnosed
    • Present valid arguments from cited literature how celiac disease is an autoimmune condition
    • Defend recent scientific advances for the leaky gut syndrome
    • Discuss reasons why celiac disease is a global concern, not just an American issue.

    Dan Schlenger, DC

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    Nutrition 133

    When to Begin a Gluten Free Diet


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    • Defend the implementation of a gluten free diet in celiac and non-celiac gluten sensitive patients based on sound evidence from current literature
    • Document reasons why a first-degree relative of a known celiac should be gluten-free
    • Summarize the current rate of celiac diagnosis in the US
    • Contrast the expected findings of a celiac patient and non-celiac gluten intolerant patient
    • Recognize that neurological signs can result from gluten intolerance

    Dan Schlenger, DC

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    Nutrition 134

    Supplements for Exercise and Sport, Vitamins, Minerals, Fluids, Sport Drinks and Antioxidants - Part 1


    3.0

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    • Identify which supplements are commonly used in exercise and sport
    • Determine the benefits and risks of individual ergogenic aids
    • Discuss the role that individual vitamins have in exercise and sport
    • Examine the role that individual minerals have in exercise and sport
    • Investigate the value of sport drinks
    • Ascertain when fluids are most beneficial in sport
    • Apply how exercise effects the immune system
    • Review the positive and negative effects of exercise
    • Identify the role of antioxidants in sport and exercise

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 137

    Vitamin D


    2.0

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    • Recognize health conditions that will benefit from optimal Vitamin D measurement
    • Assess Vitamin D blood work results
    • Diagnose Vitamin D deficiency
    • Support nutritional supplementation dose recommendations in your office
    • Interpret major research outcomes on several conditions common to a private health practice
    • Analyze further conditions and clinical applications by utilizing resources provided
    • Integrate new information into your patients education

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Nutrition 138

    Nutrition for Exercise and Sport, Carnitine, Glutamine, DHEA, Caffeine and Ribose - Part 2


    3.0

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    • Identify which supplements are commonly used in exercise and sport
    • Ascertain the rationale of using specific individual sport supplements
    • Differentiate between fact and fiction of the supplement in relation to sport and exercise
    • Determine the practical use in sport for individual supplements
    • Determine the benefits of individual ergogenic supplements
    • Examine the risks associated with individual supplements
    • Investigate the value of specific supplements via studies
    • Define contraindications and interactions with the supplement
    • Recommend the correct dose of the supplement for sport and exercise

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 139

    Nutrition for Exercise and Sport, Bioenergetics, Fat/Carb/Protein Metabolism and Meal Timing - Part 3


    3.0

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    • Identify various energy systems of the body and how they relate to exercise and sport
    • Theorize which energy system is used for a specific sport event/activity
    • Summarize the physiology of fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism and utilization in exercise and sport
    • Understand the relationship between the energy systems and various exercise parameters
    • Create a diet protocol for the athlete prior to their sport or exercise activity
    • Determine and understand the timing of meals in exercise and sport
    • Outline a useful program for a person to maximize carbohydrate stores
    • Theorize how glycemic index can affect exercise and sport activity
    • Ascertain differences between food variables and how they affect exercise and sport performance

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 140

    Nutritional Support for Obesity and Weight Loss - Part 2


    1.0

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    • Review nutritional supplements useful for weight loss.
    • Discuss the research for conjugated linoleic acid for weight loss.
    • Outline the associations between thyroid function and weight loss.
    • Summarize dietary supplements that increase thermogenesis.

    • NOTE: Recommend but not required to first take Nutritional Support for Obesity and Weight Loss - Part 1, Nutrition 129

    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Nutrition 141

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


    1.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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

    1.0

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

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Nutrition 143

    IBS/SIBO


    2.0

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

    Joshua Goldenberg, ND

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    Nutrition 144

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


    1.0

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

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Nutrition 145

    Nutritional Health for Chronic Diseases


    3.0

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 146

    Basic Clinical Concepts of Nutrition Therapy


    1.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 147

    Basic Nutrition Assessment


    1.0

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

    Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 148

    Sugar Imbalances: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia


    1.0

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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 148 - 154
    6.0

    $120.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Nutrition 148 through 154

    Course Group includes all Nutrition courses numbered 148 thru 154

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    Nutrition 149

    Clinical Nutrition - 10 Common Pathologies Patients Present With


    3.0

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

    Jennifer Illes, DC

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    Nutrition 153

    Nutrition and the GenitoUrinary System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 154

    Nutrition and the Muscular System


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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 155
    Nutrition and Arthritis

    1.0

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    • Identify the etiology and pathology of arthritis.
    • Outline a diet that is helpful in the treatment of arthritis.
    • Apply specific supplements to an arthritic condition.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 156
    Nutrition and Heart Disease

    1.0

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    • Review the risk factors and mechanisms of heart disease.
    • Identify the parts of a proper diet to prevent heart disease.
    • Evaluate various supplements that are beneficial in prevention and treatment of heart disease.

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 201

    The Facts of Life Extension and Aging Theories


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    • Explain basic concepts of health
    • Identify the health spectrum
    • Investigate the various facts associated with aging
    • Determine the difference between sickly aging and normal aging
    • Investigate the various theories of aging

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 201 - 212
    12.0

    $240.00 USD

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    • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Nutrition 201 to Nutrition 212

    Course Group includes all Nutrition Courses numbered 201 thru 212

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 202

    The Relationship Between Exercise, Health and Aging


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    • 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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 203

    How Stress Affects Health and Aging


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    • Identify which exercises are best for health and longevity
    • Investigate the relationship between exercise and antioxidants
    • Recognize basic concepts of stress
    • Explain how stress and other emotions can cause disease and ill health
    • Determine the relationship between nutrition and stress

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 204

    Aging and Social Relationships, Alcohol and Smoking


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    • Differentiate the relationship between various stress reducing techniques
    • Identify how social relationships, religion and prayer can affect health and aging
    • Investigate the negative and positive factors from consuming alcohol
    • Recognize how alcohol affects nutrition
    • Identify how smoking affects health

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 205

    Smoking, Aging, Antioxidants and Cardiovascular Disease


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    • Identify the relationship between nutrition and smoking
    • Investigate 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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 206

    Antioxidants and Cancer - Food Quantity and Control and How it Affects Aging


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    • 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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 207

    Diet Patterns, Types and Habits and How They Affect Health and Aging


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    • 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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 208

    The Antiaging foods; Fish, Fruits and Vegetables and Garlic


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    • 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
    • Investigate how fish affects cardiovascular disease and cancer
    • Identify how garlic affects health and inhibits disease

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 209

    The Antiaging Foods; Grains, Nuts, Soy and Legumes


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    • 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
    • Investigate how legumes and soy can affect heart disease
    • Relate how legumes and soy can affect cancer

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 210

    The Antiaging Foods; Yogurt, Chocolate and Tea


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    • 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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Nutrition 211

    The Antiaging Foods; Wine and Water. Nutrient Deficiencies and Aging


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    • 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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 212

    Antiaging Hormones; DHEA, Testosterone, Growth Hormone and Melatonin


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    • 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

    Gary Italia, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Nutrition 220

    Evaluating and Addressing Common Chronic Patient Conditions - Part One


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    • Simplify the progressive cause-effect relationship of disease from biochemical imbalances to physiological disturbances to cellular/organ degeneration to disease manifestation
    • Identify the five primary underlying etiologies of virtually all chronic degenerative disease
    • Analyze the most common antecedents and triggers that predispose your patients to disease
    • Devise an evaluation algorithm that efficiently guides your testing recommendations
    • Discover novel in-office testing procedures that cost-effectively demonstrate patients’ nutrient insufficiencies; unmanaged stress; toxic burden; and sleep “debt”
    • Evaluate Heart Rate Variability test results to easily measure and demonstrate patients’ stress adaptability as well as their response to treatment modalities
    • Discriminate the meaningful information gleaned from Bio-Impedance Analysis (BIA) testing for monitoring your patients’ health restoration progress
    • Interpret evaluation results to efficiently identify which primary factors are contributing to your patients’ health challenges
    • Prioritize treatment plans that address both short-term goals (symptomatic relief) and long-term goals (correction, stabilization and prevention)
    • Distinguish which nutraceuticals best support patient needs based on history, exam, testing and symptomatology
    • Communicate the functional medicine model of health and disease with your patients with greater clarity and ease

    Richard Powers, DC

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    Nutrition 221

    Evaluating and Addressing Common Chronic Patient Conditions - Part Two


    3.0

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

    Richard Powers, DC

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    Nutrition 222

    A Practical Approach to Implementing Clinical Detoxification Programs in Your Practice


    3.0

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    • Identify the appropriate candidates (patients) for a detoxification program
    • Effectively communicate the need for detoxification support
    • Ensure a safe and comfortable detoxification experience
    • Establish realistic expectations - for you and your patient
    • Measure the outcome of your patient’s detoxification using novel, in-office, cost-effective evaluation procedures
    • Generate 14 and 21 day detoxification programs
    • Devise detoxification programs for various levels of patient commitment and participation
    • Easily and readily respond to common patient questions and concerns about detoxification
    • Address post-detoxification clinical considerations and directions

    Richard Powers, DC

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    Nutrition 223

    Supporting Your Patients Before, During, and After a Cancer Diagnosis


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    • Identify the most common pre-disposing factors for the initiation of cancer
    • Design a screening protocol to evaluate cancer risk factors
    • Discover specific evaluation procedures that identify biochemical imbalances indicative of cancer risk
    • Interpret specialized laboratory test results that portray a physiological environment conducive to cancer promotion
    • Devise treatment strategies shown to reverse cancer related imbalances
    • Hone diagnostic skills by reviewing and analyzing a series of patient case studies, inclusive of history, exam findings, lab test results
    • Develop safe and effective treatment recommendations for some of the more common chronic degenerative conditions, e.g., thyroid imbalances, chronic fatigue, inflammatory bowel disease

    Richard Powers, DC

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    Ortho 101

    Ortho Considerations of Knee and Cervical Spine


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    • Understand the effects of Knee Proprioception after ACL Reconstruction
    • Discuss effects of Manual Therapy in Whiplash
    • Construct the orientation of the Cervical Facet Joints
    • Identify aspects of the Lateral Collateral Ligament of the Knee
    • Discuss Upper Extremity Snowboarding Injuries

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ortho 102

    Posture: Biomechanics and Control, Relation to Injuries


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    • Identify differences between strength and balance training
    • Discuss the dynamic aspects of posture
    • Learn aspects of Postural control in chronic LBP patients
    • Understand relationship of posture and sports injuries
    • Review some concepts of posture, mobility and pain in children

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 103

    Cervical Spine Biomechanics and Whiplash, Muscle Adaptation to Stretching, Manipulation and EMG


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    • Review normal cervical biomechanics and apply to examination
    • Discuss some effects of manipulation on EMG/ROM
    • Recognize lumbar movements during mobilization
    • Discuss how whiplash invisibility is not evidence of absence of injury
    • Understand muscle adaptation through stretching

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 104

    Muscular Strength in Clinical Practice: Influence of Chiropractic, Assessment with Dynamometry, Training Principles and Guidelines


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    • Distinguish Chiropractic influences on muscular strength
    • Develop the use of hand-held dynamometry in chiropractic practice
    • Identify basic strength training principles for chiropractors
    • Construct basics of strength training guidelines for all ages

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 105

    Postural and Spinal Stability: Introduction, Changes with Posture and Strength Training


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    • Review an Introduction to the Clinical Biomechanics of Stability
    • Identify causes of select musculoskeletal injuries
    • Describe how LBP in golfers alters motor control
    • Describe spinal stability changes with posture
    • Distinguish how stability improves with resistance training

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 109

    Neck Pain and Dysfunction: Anticipatory Control, Fatigue, Rehabilitation Through Exercise


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    • Describe neck anticipatory control with pain
    • Describe lateralized fatigue with unilateral neck pain
    • Assess head and trunk motion during neck manipulation
    • Identify neuromuscular dysfunction in neck pain patients
    • Outline exercises for the rehabilitation of neck neuromuscular dysfunction

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Ortho 111

    Back Belts: Biomechanics, Recommendations and Use of, Affordances


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    • Discuss the biomechanical, physiological and psychological evidence for the use of back belts
    • Identify and describe recent recommendations and findings for the use of back belts.
    • Discuss the principle of affordances and how they relate to environmental constraints (such as a back belt) and posture.

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 112

    Low Back Pain and Disorders: Health Status and Risk, Lumbar Curvature, Movement Impairments


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    • Summarize the affects of low back health status on low back disorder risk
    • Discuss the relation between lumbar curvature and LBP risk factors during postural loading
    • Assess the relation between asymmetric lifting and spine loading
    • Describe the differences in spine kinematics between LBP patients and normal controls
    • Analyze the functional deficits that occur following low back disorders

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 113

    Backpacks: Research, Health Effects and Clinical Recommendations


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    • Summarize recommendations for backpack use
    • Appraise recent research on backpacks and human health
    • Discuss the effects of backpacks on musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal variables
    • Describe current studies on backpack use in children: perceptions, load, biomechanics, physiology

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 114

    Low Back Pain: Causes, Ergonomics and Exercise


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    • Learn current perspectives on which structures are strongly but variably linked to back pain
    • Review the state-of-the art in low back disorders research applied to ergonomics
    • Describe workplace design guidelines for asymptomatic and low back pain workers
    • Determine the influence of exercise on lumbar spine disorders

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 115

    Waddell Signs and Non-Organic Pain


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    • Identify common underlying causes of non-organic pain
    • Recognize the eight Waddell signs of non-organic back pain
    • Develop a level of knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of the medicolegal system as it relates to Waddell signs
    • Encourage development and nurturing of skill sets in utilizing Waddell signs

    Leanne Cupon and Warren Jahn, DC, DABFP

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    Ortho 116
    Back Pain, Neck Pain and Tension Type Headaches in Children

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    • Determine the epidemiology of low back pain in children and adolescents
    • Assess the risk factors associated with back pain in school children
    • Outline the effect of an intervention to improve sitting habits in schoolchildren
    • Assess the effects of reading a book or using a computer on neck and upper back muscle activity in children
    • Review the diagnostic criteria of tension-type headaches in children

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Ortho 117

    Postural Control: Principles, Assessment, Rehabilitation


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    • Describe the basic principles of postural control
    • Clinically assess postural control
    • Outline a protocol of postural rehabilitation

    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Pain 104

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pain Management


    3.0

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    • Extrapolate the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMS) for Pain Management as it pertains to prevalence of use, safety and cost
    • Discuss the Epidemiology of Pain
    • Assess pain in patients
    • Classify pain by extrapolating the physiology and biochemistry of pain
    • Compare the sensation, attention and behavioral aspects of pain
    • Recognize the anthroposophic concepts of pain
    • Summarize concepts of pain in spiritual healing, homeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy and traditional Chinese medicine


    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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    Pain 105

    Cancer: Pathology, Physical Activity, Nutrition, Massage Therapy and Acupuncture


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    • Outline the nature of and hallmarks of cancer
    • Summarize the relationship between physical activity and cancer
    • Summarize the relationship between nutrition and cancer
    • Summarize the relationship between massage therapy and cancer
    • Summarize the relationship between acupuncture and cancer
    • Summarize the relationship between manual therapy and cancer


    Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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    Pain 106

    Pain, Inflammation, Back Pain, Fibromyalgia and Peripheral Neuropathy


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    • Summarize the assessment and diagnosis of pain
    • List and describe 5 common causes of back pain and how to prevent injury
    • Outline the causes of fibromyalgia
    • Illustrate the mechanisms of inflammation and pain
    • Discuss the pain of peripheral neuropathy


    Ron Steriti, ND, PhD

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    Pain 108
    Pain Diagrams, Neuropathic Pain and Neuroplasticity, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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    • Evaluate the test-retest, intra- and inter-examiner reliability of the body pain diagram for determining pain distribution and location for musculoskeletal conditions
    • Summarize the current state of knowledge on neuropathic pain, with focus on how it differs from nociception
    • Review of the current literature regarding the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    • Explore central nervous system neuroplastic adaptations that may contribute to the pathophysiology of chronic conditions
    • Differentiate symptoms and signs of central sensitization, peripheral neuropathic pain and nociceptive pain in patients with low back pain (with or without leg pain)

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Journal Article Review
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    Pain 109

    Pain Management


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    • Gain insight into the different types of pain
    • Differentiate different sources of spinal pain
    • Summarize the societal and clinical challenges of the pain patient
    • Describe the difference between acute and chronic pain
    • Provide an initial appreciation of alternative treatment options
    • Understand the importance of chiropractic principles with the pain patient

    David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

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    Pain 111
    Chronic Pain

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    • Evaluate the relationships among thoracic spinal stiffness, pain and muscle activity in healthy subjects and those with chronic thoracic pain
    • Summarize updated chronic pain classification updates from the ICD-11
    • Compare and contrast the clinical presentation and pathophysiology of Fibromyalgia (FM) and Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS)
    • Summarize a clinical framework to sub-categorize pain patients based on an individual’s dominant pain etiology 
    • Examine the effect of neural tissue management on pain and disability in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain

    Shawn Thistle, DC

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    Patient Communications 203
    Detecting Dishonesty: Why Our Patients Lie and What To Do About It

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    • Recognize deceptive behaviors from other people and integrate these skills
    • Use tips garnered from former CIA officers to separate truth from lies
    • Determine motivations for patients to lie to health care providers
    • Strategize ways to avoid being lied to by your patients and staff
    • Assess the consequences of lying and how it compromises clinical relationships

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Patient Communications 204

    Four Habits of Highly Effective Clinicians: Evidence-Based Ways to Improve Your Bedside Manner


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    • Explain the Four Habits of Highly Effective Clinicians
    • Show the payoffs for each of the habits and provide examples
    • Demonstrate how to avoid “Door Knob Concerns” and uncover hidden problems
    • Specify barriers to patient communication and how to overcome them
    • Describe action steps to incorporate better communication habits into practice immediately

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Patient Communications 205

    Communicating Risk and Harms


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    • Modify explanations about risks, harms and benefits to avoid miscommunication to patients
    • Apply research concepts such as sensitivity and specificity to outcomes communications
    • Identify weak spots in clinical trials with regard to benefits and harms
    • Implement the best practitioner action to build trust in patients
    • Discover strategies for better communicating with low functional health literacy patients

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Pediatrics 116

    Evaluating and Correcting Retained Primitive Reflexes


    2.0

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    Hour 1

    • Discover what primitive reflexes are and why we have them
    • Understand the various possible causes of retained primitive reflexes in a child
    • Outline common questions that would suggest retention of primitive reflexes
    • Identify and assess eight primitive reflexes that can be easily evaluated by a doctor of chiropractic, specifically the Moro, Grasp, Spinal Galant, Rooting, Asymmetrical Tonic Neck, Symmetrical Tonic Neck, Tonic Labyrinthine, and the Landau reflexes.

    Hour 2

    • Further identify and assess the remaining of the eight primitive reflexes not covered in the first hour
    • Detect the presence or absence of specific primitive reflexes
    • Recognize the need for intervention when a retained primitive reflex is demonstrated by a patient
    • Prescribe a specific course of treatment for each of the eight primitive reflexes if they are determined to be retained

    Karen Gardner, DC

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    Pediatrics 118
    Evidence-Based Chiropractic Care for Infants

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    Hour 1

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

    Joyce Miller, BSc, DC, DABCO, PhD

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    Physical Diagnosis 101

    Osteoporosis, Fatigue, SLR, Exercise and Fibromyalgia


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    • Establish risk factors and treatment for Osteoporosis
    • Construct differential diagnoses for Fatigue
    • Identify the use of the Active Straight Leg Raise Test
    • Establish risk factors for stroke
    • Diagnose and Treat Fibromyalgia

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 102
    Joint Diagnosis

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    • Construct examination/radiographic criteria for Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Dissect the elbow as it relates to lateral epicondylitis
    • Develop a diagnostic and treatment approach for adhesive capsulitis
    • Review possible causes of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
    • Create a list of differential diagnoses of foot pain

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Expires: 2025-12-31

    Physical Diagnosis 103
    Shoulder Pathology

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    • Develop an understanding of shoulder anatomy and motion as they pertain to diagnosis and treatment of the injured shoulder
    • Review examination techniques relative to diagnosis of injury in the overhead athlete
    • Review the characteristics and diagnosis of shoulder injuries common to overhead athletes
    • Understand the functional anatomy of joint and the classification of traumatic injuries of the acromioclavicular joint
    • Develop understanding of the mechanisms, examination, diagnosis, radiography and treatment of common acromioclavicular joint injuries

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 105

    Children, Adolescents and Rare Conditions


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    • Construct a list of signs and symptoms relating to Pediatric Meningitis
    • Identify pediatric injuries associated with strollers
    • Review a pediatric case involving a herniated nucleus pulposis
    • Discuss the principles of evaluating common versus rare diagnoses
    • Evaluate pediatric otitis media and possible herbal remedies

    Brett Kinsler, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 106

    Patellofemoral Syndrome


    1.0

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    • Identify common causes of patellofemoral syndrome
    • Understand knee mechanics relative to patellofemoral syndrome
    • Differentially diagnose patellofemoral syndrome from other knee conditions
    • Define an appropriate treatment program for patellofemoral syndrome

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 107

    Shoulder Impingement Syndrome


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    • Identify common causes of shoulder syndrome
    • Understand functional mechanics of the shoulder relative to impingement syndrome
    • Differentially diagnose shoulder impingement from other shoulder conditions
    • Define an appropriate treatment program for impingement syndrome.

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 108

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


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    • Identify common risk factors and causes for CTS
    • Define tests and examination procedures to diagnose CTS
    • List the common conditions important in the differential diagnosis of CTS
    • Develop a chiropractic treatment plan for CTS

    Robert Schwer, DC

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    Physical Diagnosis 109

    Case Studies in Physical Diagnosis I


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    • Apply clinical diagnostic skills to evaluate patients with low back pain
    • Differentially diagnose low back pain in patients with intervertebral disc protrusions, carcinoma of the pancreas, seropositive inflammatory neuropathy, sacroiliac joint dysfunction and resorption of disc material
    • Order appropriate diagnostic testing in the differential diagnosis of low back pain

    Paul Powers, DC, DABCN

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