Topics - Chiropractic Homecoming 2013
Listed in chronological order.
Future Role of DCs in the Medical Delivery System
David Elton, DC
Review three years of data from 5 million commercial health plan members to illustrate the importance of musculoskeletal conditions and the important role chiropractors are playing to optimize quality and affordability.
Why I Adjust the Foot and Ankle: the Concept of the “Noisy Joint”
Mark Charrette, DC
Learn the simple neurology, exam procedures, indicators and stabilization procedures for the most common subluxation pattern of the foot and ankle. Learn to adjust based on indicators instead of symptoms.
Common Drugs that Deplete Essential Nutrients
David Hogsed, DOM, AP
Discuss effective strategies to minimize side effects and nutrient depletion of common prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
Foot and Ankle Adjustments and Workshop
Mark Charrette, DC
Perform adjustments and protocols for the most commonly encountered subluxation patterns of the foot. (Limited to 60 participants)
The Top 5 Nutrition Assessment Techniques
David Hogsed, DOM, AP
Review the most popular techniques used to assess specific nutritional requirements. Understand the strengths and weaknesses of blood chemistry, symptom analysis, physical observation, salivary hormone testing and more.
Trends and Recurring Themes in Professional/Sexual Boundaries
John J. Wolfe, Jr., DC, JD
Explore 11 recent disciplinary actions which highlight old and new boundary issues challenging doctors of chiropractic. (1 professional boundaries hour)
The Chemistry of Joy: Using Nature and Wisdom to Sustain a Healthy Mood
Henry Emmons, MD, Integrative Psychiatrist
Over the past decades, the rates of depression and anxiety in this country have increased steadily. They are now rising rapidly worldwide. What has eroded our natural ability to bounce back from adversity? What are the preventable causes of anxiety and depression? And what can be done to regain resilience and sustain it throughout a lifetime?
As an integrative psychiatrist, Dr. Emmons will take a broad and refreshing look at these questions. He will outline the historical and current factors that undermine resilience, and survey the scientific discoveries that provide hope even to those who have dealt with years of illness. We will discuss the core factors in resilience, their scientific basis, and how they can help one achieve greater vitality, equanimity, openness and connection.
Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies and Related Disorders
Timothy Mick, DC, DACBR, William Mullin, MD, and Michelle Mick, DC, DACBR
Learn the most up-to-date information regarding the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of seronegative spondyloarthropathies and related disorders. This session emphasizes the clinical/laboratory, plain radiographic and advanced imaging evaluation of these conditions, including discussion of options for patient care. (2 X-ray hours)
Common Conditions of the Shoulder: Anatomy, Rehab and X-ray
Kim Swineheart, DC, Andrew Klein, DC, MS, DACBSP, CSCS, and Jeffrey Rich, DC, DACBR
Learn the specific findings and treatment of the shoulder from three perspectives – the anatomy, rehabilitation and X-ray. You will see how a patient presents, the exam, X-ray and cadaver dissection to view the structures involved so you can rehabilitate the condition more effectively. (1 X-ray hour)
Timothy Wakefield, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, CCST
Evaluating, managing and returning a concussed athlete to play can be challenging. The goal of this session is to take a complicated subject and break it down to simple manageable pieces, so you can leave with easy, practical, information to immediately implement in your clinic.
Compliance Meets Purpose
David Neubauer, DC
Most people have difficulty blending the rules, regulations, statutes and laws associated with compliance with passion for serving people. Understand how to better blend the cold, hard reality of compliance with the warm, compassionate service of patient care.
Evidence Update 2013: Recent Findings in Musculoskeletal Research
Brent Leininger, DC
Dr. Leininger of the Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinical Studies will summarize the latest published musculoskeletal research relevant to you and your patients. The results will be framed for application in clinical practice and communication with other healthcare stakeholders.
Acupuncture Best Practices 2013
Patricia Casello-Maddox, DC, MBA, MOm, LAc
Explore where acupuncture trends are going in health care. Review current literature on common disorders and effective care. Learn to apply best practices for special patient populations to reduce risks while improving patient outcomes. (2 acupuncture hours)
A special viewing of Doctored
From the award winning film producer Jeff C. Hays, comes a thought-provoking new documentary about our medical system. (No CE hours)