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BASIC MRI PART 1 – Credit Hours: 1Clinical

Although a detailed understanding of nuclear physics is not necessary to interpret MRI studies, chiropractors should have a solid understanding of the basic principles involved in producing MRI images. This course describes the basic fundamental principles shared by all MRI scanners.

BASIC MRI PART 2 – Credit Hours: 1Clinical

The second part to this series will begin with a discussion regarding the multiplanar images of MRI, the shades of gray and the differences between T1 and T2 weighted images. We will then explore the special MRI studies that have been created to help identify different pathologies. This will include discussions on Fat Suppression, Contrast Enhanced and Functional MRI studies.

BASIC MRI PART 3 – Credit Hours: 1Clinical

In the third part of this series we will discuss the Contraindications to MRI, how to read an MRI report, the MRI appearance of DDD, Ligamentum Flavum Hypertrophy, Disc Herniations, Annular Tears and Post-disc Surgical cases.

CERVICOGENIC HEADACHES – Credit Hours: 2Clinical

This course reviews the clinical presentation of cervicogenic headache, proposed diagnostic criteria, pathophysiologic mechanisms, and methods of diagnostic evaluation. Guidelines for developing a successful multidisciplinary pain management program using medication, physical therapy, osteopathic manipulative treatment, other non pharmacologic modes of treatment, and anesthetic interventions are also presented.

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.

CONDITIONS OF THE DISC PART 1 – Credit Hours: 1Clinical

This course will begin with a detailed discussion on the functional anatomy of the disc. This will include disc innervation, disc nutrition and structural composition. The course will continue with a discussion on the basic interpretation of MRI.

CONDITIONS OF THE DISC PART 2 – Credit Hours: 1Clinical

This course will begin with a short review of the basic aspects of MRI. The discussion will then continue with a detailed analysis of disc herniations and normal disc aging.

CONDITIONS OF THE DISC PART 3 – Credit Hours: 1Clinical

This is the last installment of a three part series. It will include a review of normal disc aging, a discussion on the differences between normal disc aging and degenerative disc disease, internal disc disruptions, and nerve in growth.

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.

GEORGIA JURISPRUDENCE – Credit Hours: 1Law

This one hour course meets the CE requirement of 1-hour of Jurisprudence for Georgia

NEUROPLASTICITY PART 1: A BASIC OVERVIEW – Credit Hours: 1Clinical

The purpose of this course is to aid the Chiropractic Profession by providing Chiropractors with an evidence based review of the theory of neuroplasticity and how its
effect on our nervous system. This course will provide Chiropractors with information on the theory of neuroplasticity.

NEUROPLASTICITY PART 2: BRAINWAVES ARE A WINDOW TO THE BRAIN – Credit Hours: 1Clinical

The purpose of this course is to aid the Chiropractic Profession by providing Chiropractors with an evidence based review of the role of brain wave patterns in the process of creating neoplastic changes.  This course will provide Chiropractors with information on brain wave patterns and neuroplasticity.

NEUROPLASTICITY PART 3: THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP – Credit Hours: 1Clinical

The purpose of this course is to aid the Chiropractic Profession by providing Chiropractors with an evidence-based review of the role of role of sleep in the process of creating neuroplastic changes. This course will provide Chiropractors with information on role of sleep and neuroplasticity.

NEUROPLASTICITY PART 4: THE EFFECTS OF SUBLUXATION AND STRESS ON THE BRAIN – Credit Hours: 1Clinical

The purpose of this course is to aid the Chiropractic Profession by providing Chiropractors with an evidence-based review of the role of role of subluxation and stress on the process of creating neuroplastic changes.  This course will provide Chiropractors with information on the effect of subluxation and stress on neuroplasticity.

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

UNDERSTANDING WHIPLASH PART 1 – Credit Hours: 2Clinical

This course will detail the biomechanics of low speed rear impact collisions. This includes discussions on the S shaped curve of the spine, general magnitudes of force, factors associated with increased risk of injury and the types of injuries that result from these collisions.

UNDERSTANDING WHIPLASH PART 2 – Credit Hours: 2Clinical

Part 2 of this series will focus on specific conditions and symptoms related to whiplash type injuries. Some of the conditions we will discuss include: the etiology of neck pain and headache, radiculopathy, TOS, myofascial pain syndrome, fibromyalgia, post-concussive syndrome, and TMJ