Documenting the Pediatric VisitContains 4 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered Includes a Live Event on 02/11/2019 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Kids are more than just small adults and their chiropractic treatment needs to be tailored to their unique anatomy and physiology in order to provide safe and effective care. Each part of the patient visit requires special attention to the age and development of the patient. This Course will highlight some of the current research on the safety of pediatric chiropractic care and the unique aspects of conducting and documenting a pediatric patient visit, including a narrative history, physical exam, and daily SOAP notes.
Best Practices for Managing Lower Back PainContains 4 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
This practical presentation will begin with a discussion of the current evidence-based evaluation and management of common lumbar structural pathology. The discussion will progress to review the most commonly overlooked “functional” problems that delay NMS recovery. In one way or another, these functional diagnoses contribute to many, if not all, of the lumbar structural diagnoses that chiropractors treat. Attendees will leave with immediately applicable, practical information for enhancing clinical outcomes.
Chiropractic Co-Management of Infants with Suboptimal BreastfeedingContains 4 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
From a public health perspective, breastfeeding has a strong positive impact on both infant and maternal health. Studies now show pediatric chiropractic care may help improve a baby’s ability to breastfeed. This class will empower doctors of chiropractic to effectively manage infant patients with suboptimal breastfeeding.
Theory-Driven and Evidence-Informed Chiropractic: A 6-Hour SurveyContains 13 Component(s), 6.00 credits offered
This work provides a brief introduction to the science of chiropractic for the busy clinician or student, explaining in simple terms how theory and evidence may inform and even drive modern clinical practice. The course focuses on five promising theories for evidence-informed practice, including: inflammation, segmental dysfunction, neuroplasticity, immobilization degeneration, and wellness/psychosocial. An overarching goal of the course is for the busy clinician to understand possible scientific explanations for chiropractic and how the research has informed practice guidelines, discuss ways to communicate these topics with patients and other healthcare partners, and incorporate them into the practice behaviors.
Evidence-based Diagnosis for Low Back PainContains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
The purpose of this webinar is to discuss an evidence-based diagnostic system and exam for low back pain. Low back pain can represent many conditions requiring different management strategies. However, conflicting terminology and poor or unknown diagnostic test validity result in diagnoses based largely on opinion. This webinar series presents and looks at the evidence supporting office-based diagnostic criteria for common neuromusculoskeletal diagnoses.
The Overhead Athlete: From Pain to Performance Part 2Contains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
The objectives for this webinar are as follows: Review & synopsis of part 1 with a focus on evidence based functional examination procedures in treatment planning for overhead athletes Provide exam driven manual therapy and manipulative interventions to address functional pathology in overhead athletes Select exam driven and evidence informed exercises to improve dysfunctional movement patterns in overhead athletes Introduce performance markers and criteria that facilitate the transition from pain to performance Building the better overhead athlete with assistance from the sports medicine team
Becoming the Shoulder ExpertContains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
Rotator cuff injuries account for 4.5 million physician office visits per year. Management of this problem can range from frustrating to rewarding depending on the depth of your training. This webinar will review the current best practices for the evaluation, treatment and home rehab of rotator cuff dysfunction. The presenters will emphasize the often-overlooked role that scapular dyskinesis plays in structural rotator cuff pathology. You'll leave this class with greater understanding and confidence about how to manage the most common problem to affect the shoulder.
The Overhead Athlete: From Pain to Performance Part 1Contains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
This webinar aims to fulfill the following objectives: 1. Appreciate the unique biomechanics and concerns of overhead athletes 2. Identify the major functions of the scapular and rotator cuff muscles 3. Select evidence based orthopedic tests for identification of structural pathology 4. Select evidence based functional examination procedures for identification of functional pathology 5. Review the most common diagnoses and treatments bridging the gap from pain to performance
Shoulder TendinopathiesContains 3 Component(s), 1.00 credit offered
This webinar will discuss which treatments are most effective for each stage of tendinopathy and also how to progress a rehabilitation for supraspinatus and bicipital tendinopathy from isometric exercises to plyometric exercises.
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