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MN Chiropractic Orthopedic Diplomate Program
Year 1 Schedule


$2490 Full Program (save $249)
$249 per session

Sat 1pm-7pm
Sun 8am-2pm

Enrich Your Patient Care! When you complete this year one program you will have a new perspective on your practice and the options and strategies available to you. This program serves as the beginning of the full 330 hour diplomate program. Come explore the possibilities and see how much it will enrich your patient care, career satisfaction and success!
Course Description
Module 1: Core and Integrative Sessions
Sept 9-10, 2006
Protocols, objectives and care standards in the paradigms of Focused Outcome Care Management.
Oct 14-15, 2006
Physiotherapy for the orthopedist
Nov 18-19, 2006
Dec 9-10, 2006
The clinical laboratory and its intepretation
Jan 13-14, 2007
X-ray of Trauma
With Timothy Mick, DC, DCBR
Module 2: Evaluative Procedures
Feb 10-11, 2007
The head and cervical spine
Mar 17-18, 2007

Lumbar spine and pelvis
Originally scheduled Mar 10-11, 2007

Apr 14-15, 2007
Thoracic spine and ribs
May 5-6, 2007
Upper extremities
Jun 9-10, 2007
Lower extremities
July 7-8, 2007
Disorders of the cervical spine, part 1

About the Instructor: John L. Black, DC, Ph.D., FACO, PC has 20+ years of teaching experience and is one of the most knowledgeable and highly regarded lecturers in the country. For the last three years he has been the lead instructor and the program coordinator for Chiropractic Orthopedics at Northwestern. He has decades of experience both in the classroom and in private practice. He has earned numerous post graduate diplomate's and fellows, is actively involved in various state and national organizations, and continues to research, develop and teach in the field of physical rehabilitation and orthopedics. In 1997, he was elected Chiropractic Orthopedist of the Year by the American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists.

"Dr John Black is the best single instructor that I have ever been associated with. His complete knowledge in the field of chiropractic orthopedics, along with his ability to teach that information in a relevant clinical setting makes the class interesting and enjoyable." - Jeremy Stender , DC ; 2005 Orthopedic Program Participant.

Earning Diplomate Status: When you complete this year one program you will have a new perspective on your practice and the options and strategies available to you. This 132-hour program serves as the beginning of the 330-hour diplomate program. For more information about qualifying for the diplomate exam please visit www.dcorthoacademy.com.



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