Mastering The Disc: Mechanical Assessment of the SpineContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 01/23/2020 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Join Dr. Jonathan Michael Lesch, DC for a webinar which will examine the mechanical properties of spinal discs and how they are the predominant cause of pain in back and neck conditions. Dr. Lesch will discuss how to definitively diagnose the source of back and neck problems through various tests and evidence-based guidelines. He will then explore research which will help registrants better understand the mechanical functions and characteristics of a disc, including discussing issues like disc bulging, directional preference, obstruction to extension, and more. Finally, Dr. Lesch will then identify specific treatment plans which can both assist chiropractors in their treatment and education of their patients, and aid in patient self-treatment.
MRI Essentials for the Practicing ChiropractorContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 02/06/2020 at 1:00 PM (EST)
This course by Dr. Jeffrey Langmaid, DC will give dynamic and interactive direction to the DC on how to incorporate a practical approach to MRI image review with patients to help them better understand their pathology as well as the rationale for chiropractic care and/or referral. Far too many chiropractors rely only on the MRI reports when interpreting the results of advanced imaging. This course is designed to boost the confidence, enhance the knowledge base, and re-find the clinical decision making of the chiropractors in attendance.
The Chiropractic Physician's Role in Return to WorkContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 02/11/2020 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Our patients spend about 1/3 of their lives at work. Their most valuable asset is their income. When an injury or illness interferes with this facet of their lives, there is severe disruption in their lifestyle and ability to function normally. Since work is such a valuable part of most of their lives, your role in assisting them in the return to work is one of the most important components of their lives at that time. The goal of this presentation by Dr. Mark Williams, DC is to help you to understand the therapeutic value of work, how you can navigate the disability and workers' compensation worlds and best assist your patient return to the highest level of function possible.
Searching for a Definition of Advanced Practice in Chiropractic MedicineContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 02/20/2020 at 1:00 PM (EST)
Join Dr. Christopher T. Arick, DC, for a webinar which will attempt to define "Advance Practice" in terms of the field of chiropractic. Advanced practice in chiropractic medicine stands as a progressive and evolving concept and credential within many health science professions. Advanced practice in health care is of interest in response to continued technological advances, increase complexity of health care, structural changes in health care delivery, and changing health care needs (Schober and Affara, 2006). These demands include the chiropractic medicine profession as a major health care discipline. Advanced practice chiropractic medicine has been prone to professional and political debate. However, to focus the intention of advance practice chiropractic medicine, a definition of its capacity and function within the profession and inter-disciplinary is required. This presentation will review the literature for the conceptualization and nature of advanced practice, acknowledge challenges for its development, and suggest its purpose-driven function in order to come to a recommended definition within chiropractic medicine.
Integrating Chiropractic Care Into College AthleticsContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 02/25/2020 at 1:00 PM (EST)
This presentation by Dr. Jude Miller will highlight the skills needed to work in a collegiate sporting environment. We will discuss clinical skills, the importance of inter & intra professional skills, communication, and more. This is a fast-paced presentation that is sure to engage both new and seasoned clinicians.
Neurology of the Posture SystemContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/05/2020 at 1:00 PM (EST)
The purpose of this presentation by Dr. Krista Burns, DC, is to illustrate the neurology of the Posture System, provide evidence-based research of how "Tech Neck" posture is impacting brain and physical function, and to demonstrate brain-based postural correction strategies that Doctors of Chiropractic can integrate into their clinical treatment plans. With the rampant decline of posture from being on smartphones and seated workers at their computers, this is a relevant and timely presentation. "Tech Neck" is a public health concern in the digital age that is impacting the quality of lives of adolescents and adults.
Disparities in Pain Care: Chiropractic Solutions for Patients, Communities, and Your PracticeContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/10/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
This webinar by Dr. Chuck Simpson will help Doctors of Chiropractic understand health disparities around pain care and offer some practical tips to better serve pain patients. It is better for patients, better for our communities and better for our profession. This webinar will focus on selected populations of pain patients that are frequently encountered in the community and often in a chiropractic office.
An Audit from the InsideContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/02/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Much of the information available for Chiropractors about insurance compliance audits is presented by attorneys, billing or documentation specialists, state associations that may or may not have current data to share/various degrees of assistance, Chiropractic malpractice insurance carriers (who may offer legal defense coverage for DCs), or companies who are trying to sell DCs services related to documentation reviews. In this webinar, Dr. Ellen Fitzenrider, DC will give a timeline for what happens in a typical audit, including the inital request for a review documentation for a number of patients for a specific time-frame, to how to prepare and deal with a typical audit, including what legal sources recommend before sending off your “big box of notes”, handling an audit call if your malpractice insurance carrier does not offer audit legal representation, and more. Finally, Dr. Fitzenrider will discuss what happens if you happen to fail an audit, including how to prepare for and be proactive in the face of pre-payment review, getting access to your denials information, staying on top of responding before things get far behind, and supporting yourself and your staff though the process.
All Things Physical (Exams, That Is)Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/07/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
This presentation by Dr. Michael John Megehee, DC focuses on significant practice opportunities for DCs. Some of these opportunities require training and certification such as performing physical exams for commercial drivers for which DCs have been paid $300,000,000 in the past 18 months. Some services only require completion of training such as DOT Alcohol and Drug testing which can be performed entirely by staff. For some opportunities, training is optional, but advisable such as performing FAA BasicMed exams for private pilots. Adding any of these services to your chiropractic practice will add revenue, a solid client base. Learn how to become qualified to offer these services to a new client market.
Ten Evidence-Informed Ways to Improve the Effectiveness of the AdjustmentContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/16/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Join Dr. David I Graber, DC for this presentation on how improve the effectiveness of Chiropractic adjustments by applying some of the latest evidence. Dr. Graber will discuss neurological, mechanical, and contextual effects of spinal manipulation. He will then explore the most accurate methods of analysis for finding where and how to adjust a patient. Finally, Dr. Graber will examine the adjustment itself, citing natural history, contextual effects, and the physical procedure performed.
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