CHIROPRACTIC ETHICS – Credit Hours: 2Risk Management
This course will discuss personal, business, and professional ethics as they relate to chiropractic. We will review the ACA and ICA Code of Ethics. The course will also discuss, in detail the Informed Consent Doctrine and the difference between an independent contractor and an employee.
DOCUMENTATION – Credit Hours: 2Risk Management
This course will provide you with the basic principles of documentation to establish medical necessity for the treatments you provide for your patients. In today’s healthcare environment more and more chiropractors are experiencing post payment audits. If an audit reveals that the medical necessity for the treatment was not supported in the notes, then the provider is required to refund the insurance company. This course will give you all the necessary forms and concepts to protect you from these audits.
FUNCTION BASED CARE PART 1 – Credit Hours: 1Clinical
This course is designed to instruct physicians on the basic principles of function based care. It will include a discussion on how to demonstrate medical necessity for function based care, how to perform physical capacity tests, and how to prescribe specific exercises related to the patient’s ability to perform those tests.
FUNCTION BASED CARE PART 2 – Credit Hours: 1Clinical
Part 2 of Function Based Care picks up with Neuromuscular Re-education. In this course we will discuss the theory of this treatment as well as how to demonstrate medical necessity for these exercises. This course will also discuss stretching exercises and postural correction exercises.
INSURANCE CODING – Credit Hours: 2Risk Management
This is a 2-hour course designed to provide chiropractors with basic vital coding information for compliant billing. This course will focus on coding and documentation of Evaluation/Management, Chiropractic Manipulative Technique, Modalities, and Therapeutic procedures.
PASSIVE CARE MODALITIES PART 1 – Credit Hours: 1Clinical
Passive Care Modalities Part 1 will provide you with detailed instruction on symptom based care. This will include a discussion regarding thermal therapies and electric stimulation and TENS unit integration as an effective pain management tool.
PASSIVE CARE MODALITIES PART 2 – Credit Hours: 1Clinical
Passive Care Modalities Part 2 will provide you with detailed instruction on Ultrasound, Trigger Point Therapy and Spinal Traction.
TRIGGER POINT THERAPY – Credit Hours: 2Clinical
This course will review the basic principles of trigger point therapy. We will focus on the theory and application of these procedures for myofascial release. Specific muscle referred pain patterns will be demonstrated as well as treatment procedures and adjunctive stretches